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Lifestyles

Health notes

MOBILE OFFICE: The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission Mobile Office is on site 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carl Nunziato VA Outpatient Clinic, 1815 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Anyone with questions regarding VA or Mahoning County benefits, or who needs to file a VA claim, can stop ...

Nature’s elements make fun containers

Whether they are called holiday containers, outdoor arrangements or porch pots, creating them is one of the things I enjoy most while decorating for the holidays. I am an outdoorsy individual, so gathering the materials just gives me an excuse to spend more time there. Beyond the “thriller, ...

Pollinators: ‘Leave the leaves’

As gardeners, we care about the planet. We nurture the soil and plants to have healthy harvests. Some of us garden to provide food and habitat for animals and birds. Others may be gardening for pollinators to ensure they survive so we can continue to have the varied fruits and vegetables that ...

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 Diagnostic Clinic hours vary during the winter months. Stop by to ask questions or drop off samples. ...

Things to do in December

1 — Master class and performance by Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar, at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Hall room 2222 at 12:30 p.m. 1 — Youngstown Holiday Parade, Christmas Tree Lighting and Flea on Phelps in downtown Youngstown from 4 to 8 p.m. 1 — Fall 2023 BFA Exhibition opens at ...

Watch for signs of financial abuse

Scammers aren’t the only criminals preying on older adults. Unfortunately, a small number of caregivers, relatives, “friends,” and health care workers are caught regularly exploiting vulnerable seniors for monetary gain through fraud, manipulation and outright theft. As we all become ...