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Lifestyles

Births

St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital BARNHART, Macayla, of East Liverpool, a son Jan. 6 FLEISCHER, Jessica, of Girard, a daughter Jan. 6 GROPE, Ashley and Matthew, of Youngstown, a son Jan. 6 MARTIN, Alexis and Mason Minerd, of Salineville, a son Jan. 6

Toppings at Wedge Inn create burger experience

AUSTINTOWN — Traveling through Austintown, you’ll find a number of great restaurants tempting you with fresh homemade dishes to enjoy. Among them, at the corner of Raccoon and New Road, is Sam’s Wedge Inn. Sam’s has been a fixture in the Wedgewood neighborhood since 1967. When ...

With a new year, Eichers welcome new grandchild

This is the final day of 2019 as I write this. A new year lies before us. What does it hold in store for you and me? Only God knows the answer. May he be our guide as we enter the new year in 2020. He has bestowed so many blessings upon us. Let us be forever thankful! We awoke this morning to ...

Pelvic floor therapy addresses incontinence problem

HOWLAND — Julie Landis, 34, an insurance producer from Howland, wanted to stop running to the bathroom so often. She said the urges had grown so frequent that she made an appointment with an urologist to find out if something drastic was wrong. Tests came back negative for medical ...

Health notes

CANCER SUPPORT: A free cancer support group hosted by University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Salem Regional Medical Center will help those with cancer to understand the disease and offer support. The group’s next monthly meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in SRMC’s ...

January 2020 calendar

6 — Northeastern Ohio Scholastics Art Exhibition opens at Youngstown State University’s Judith Rae Solomon Gallery 7-11 — The Illusionists at Connor Palace, Cleveland 8 — Lit Youngstown reading with poets John Burroughs and Shelley Chernin at Soap Gallery, Youngstown, at 7 p.m. ...

Predicting the future of social media is fun

Predictions are an art form. They’re part science, part luck. Mostly it’s just fun to predict the future. Because of this, some predictions are easy to make. For example, predicting what will happen in social media and technology over the next year is a fairly simple, entertaining ...

Churches come together in unity

WARREN — Members of a dozen churches in Trumbull and Mahoning counties came together in unity before the start of the new year for the third annual Unison Live event at Restoration Christian Fellowship. With singing, dancing, praise, flag waving and sharing of testimonials, congregants from ...

Religion news

APPOINTMENT OF PASTOR: Simon Road Church of God, 4750 Simon Road, Boardman, has appointed the Rev. Charles W. Cunningham Jr. as pastor. Cunningham led his first worship service at the church Nov. 10 and will become full-time pastor this week. He is a graduate of Poland High School. He lives ...

Senior news

RETIREES OFFER SCHOLARSHIP: The scholarship committee of the Women Retirees of Youngstown State University is accepting applications through March 1, 2020 for the 2020-21 Academic Year. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time, junior female student who maintains a minimum 3.0 grade point ...