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SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS: Dave Long answers questions during a series of monthly talks on the latest scams, why scammers target seniors and how to protect personal information 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of every month at the Poland Township Government Center, 3339 Dobbins Road, Poland. Long, ...

Weddings, visit to zoo make for busy week for Eichers

Another week has passed by since my last column. We made it to Kentucky and Tennessee for both weddings and are now back in Michigan. We were thankful for safe travels to and from the weddings. Dan’s (who died in the accident with son-in-law Mose) wife Jodi was our driver, and she did a ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. SELF-HELP GROUP TO MEET: Recovery International, a community-based, self-help mental health group, will meet at 2 p.m. today at Michael Kusalaba Public Library, 2815 Mahoning Ave., ...

Calendar

Here are upcoming gardening events through the Ohio State University Mahoning County Extension Office. For more information and a complete list, contact the Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield, at 330-533-5538. The Plant and Pest Clinic is open 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Thursdays at ...

Add beauty, aroma to yard

Stand next to the old-fashioned mock orange shrub when it’s blooming, close your eyes and you would think that you are standing in the middle of an orange grove. Originally, our mock orange shrub (Philadelphus spp.) was outside our dining room, and the scent filled the whole house. We had ...

Armyworms are destroying lawns

Q: I guess I have a bad infestation of armyworms. They ate an acre of my lawn in a few days. Can you give me some advice on what to use to get rid of them? — Dave from Boardman A: Dave is not alone. Fall armyworms have been wreaking havoc on lawns, pastures, hayfields and other crops ...