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MEMORY SCREENINGS VIRTUAL: The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is offering a free virtual memory screening. Appointments can be scheduled by calling AFA at 866-232-8484 or by visiting www.alzfdn.org. Screenings are conducted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through secure videoconference. ...

Summer heats up and it’s time to pick blueberries

It has cooled down a little, but the thermometer still shows 78 degrees at 9:45 p.m. It was a warm, humid day. One thing I do appreciate is our battery-operated fans. That was something I grew up without. Our gardens are doing well, but oh my, did the weeds ever take over. We need to get out ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Local nonprofit Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes for an escape. The Good Delivery ...

Herbs to grow in the house

I am an “herbie.” I like to grow and use herbs. However, I do not grow anything inside. Just not enough light, and I don’t care to grow under lights. Recently the Ohio State University Extension Office received several inquiries about growing herbs indoors and outside. I think what we ...

Why is my arborvitae showing random browning?

Q: Can you find out what is wrong with my arborvitae? They were planted last spring. Some are OK, but others have random browning. There is some new growth, but they don’t look the best. — Skip from Boardman A: Skip is one of several calls we received this spring and early summer ...

Valley Grows 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. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Walk-in Plant and Pest ...