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Lifestyles

Time for a compost pile

While many of us are home more these days, it is a great time to develop the composting habit. Just print this one-page infographic to help you get started. It will help improve your garden soil throughout the year. Learn how at http://go.osu.edu/ compostoutside.

Grow, prune grapes properly

Grapes should not be planted on overhead trellis structures, but rather on shorter, fence like trellises. Pruning should have been done in late winter, but can still be accomplished in the home vineyard. Visit http://go.osu.edu/grapepruning for information.

A good day for visiting nearby Amish garage sales

Son Joseph’s ride is late, so I decided to write this column while we wait. Some of the neighbors are without electricity from some storms that blew down trees. We didn’t get much of anything here. We had a little rain, which we needed badly. Yesterday was a long, tiring, but fun day! My ...

New video app Zynn pays users to watch

There’s a new video app attracting thousands of new users with one powerful feature. Zynn is the newest player in the social video sharing app world. It’s features and layout look nearly identical to rival video app, Tik Tok. If you’re unfamiliar with platforms like Tik Tok, ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: Submit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. COMMUNITY RESOURCES: Community organizations are banding together to ensure that residents have access to accurate information about community resources. Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, The Healthy Community ...

SURVIVOR STORIES: Lisbon man’s long road to recovery from COVID

Editor’s note: This is the third in a sporadic series of coronavirus survivor stories. By TOM GIAMBRONI Morning Journal LISBON — Steve Garofalo is lucky man and he knows it. Steve was hospitalized with COVID-19, and while recovering from the coronavirus, he developed another lung ...

‘Animal Crossing NH’ brings family together

Sadie burst into my office in tears. “I’ve... ruined... the whole... thing,” she cried, her words broken by gasps for air. “There are cockroaches in my house and no one on the island remembers me.” About a month ago, I bought “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” for the Nintendo ...

Rainy days affect laundry

Today daughters Verena, 22, Loretta, 19, Lovina, 16, son Kevin, 14, and I went to assist niece Emma in preparing for hosting the next church services. Sister Emma and son Steven, niece Elizabeth, and sisters Verena and Susan were also there helping, along with my daughters Elizabeth and Susan ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. COVID-19 TESTING: QUICKmed Urgent Care, with locations in Youngstown, 3499 Belmont Ave., and Cortland, 421 S. High St., announces that it will conduct serologic or antibody testing for ...

McDonald family conquers coronavirus

Editor’s note: This is the second in a sporadic series of coronavirus survivor stories. McDONALD — “I could have been one of the statistics, one more death in Trumbull County,” novel coronavirus survivor Jim Mashburn said. For a while, the idea seemed appealing. “(I said) I’m ...