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Lifestyles

‘Mommy, are you coming home?’

Editor’s note: Local breast cancer survivors will tell their stories on The Vindicator Health page every Tuesday in October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. AUSTINTOWN — One of the most difficult aspects of dealing with breast cancer for Cindy Kramer was how to reassure her ...

Health notes

FLU SHOT CLINIC: Mahoning County Public Health will hold flu shot clinics at various locations throughout the county. Bring insurance cards, driver’s license, Medicaid and Medicare cards so the cost of the vaccine can be billed. Most private insurances are accepted. The 2021 clinic ...

Woolly bears are not true predictor of snowfall

Q: Is it true that the more black a woolly bear caterpillar is, the more snow we will get this winter? — Robin from Berlin Center A: While predicting our snowfall and the coldness of our winter is a fun discussion, the caterpillars are not a true predictor of our winters. In fact, this old ...

Time to control your weeds before winter

This late in the season, many of us are growing as tired as many of our plants. But it is a very important time to think about what weeds will wreak havoc on your garden and landscape next spring. Take notice of the tiny green seedlings popping up in the landscape. These little seedlings are ...

Valley Grows calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. Contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538. Plant and pest clinic hours are 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays. Call or stop by between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ...

Mellencamp: Legends exhibit goes live at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND — John Mellencamp received a warmer welcome Thursday at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame than he did, at least initially, when he was inducted into the hall in 2008 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Mellencamp said he skipped the red carpet and tried to enter through a back ...