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Lifestyles

Senior news

AUSTINTOWN SENIOR CENTER: The Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester Drive, 330-953-1416, austintownseniorcenter.org, has scheduled the following: • Mondays — 9 a.m., Bible study, sewing; 9:30 a.m., total body fitness; 10 a.m., bingo; 10:30 a.m., Drum Your Way Fit; 11 a.m., bocce court ...

Lovina attends a comfort knotting in the community

It’s Tuesday morning around 5:30 a.m. and son Benjamin is getting ready to go to work. Yesterday was his first day of work in more than two months. He certainly is looking forward to a paycheck again. He was pretty sore last night after work. His leg is still in a boot — the doctor told ...

Fall color still popping

The summer containers have been emptied and stored, and the garden is almost put to bed, but there is still color to be seen in our fall landscape. Over the 30 years we have lived in our home, I gradually have added shrubs, most of them native, to the landscape. Many continue to shine into ...

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 ...

Plant bulbs now for a colorful spring

One way to welcome spring is to plant bulbs in the fall. Planting time varies by zone and type of bulb, but the rule of thumb is if ground is not frozen, go for it. Clear your planting area where it has good drainage and amend with compost. I like to plant for a natural look rather than the ...

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. ...