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Lifestyles

Lovina mourns the loss of brother Albert

Has it only been a week since I last penned this column? So much has happened since then and life has changed again. Brother Albert, age 59, lost his eight-week battle with colon cancer. He died peacefully with his wife of 37.5 years and his children by his side. Although he had unbearable ...

Health notes

SELF-HELP GROUP MEETS: Recovery International, a community self-help mental health group, will meet at 2 p.m. June 11 at Michael Kusalaba Public Library, 2815 Mahoning Ave. For more information, call 330-747-1176. MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS: Mercy Health-Youngstown announced the following mobile ...

Is it an annual or a perennial? What suits you best?

There are so many plants that many gardeners want them all. As you choose more plants throughout the growing season, consider how long they will provide beauty to your garden. Knowing and understanding plant life cycles is important and can help you continue to manage a beautiful garden. ...

Get ‘bogged down’ in Shreve, Ohio

We recently traveled to Wayne County to have lunch with our son who lives there. After lunch, I asked if there was anything interesting in the area we might see. He suggested Brown’s Bog knowing that with my love of nature, I would find it fascinating. I was not disappointed – what a ...

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 Clinic What: Stop by to ask questions or drop off samples. When: 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and ...

June calendar

1 — Trumbull County Historical Society Family Day at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1 — Greater Youngstown Funk Fest at Penguin City Brewing Company, Youngstown from 2 to 11 p.m. 1 – River Rock at the Amp: Dirty Deeds (AC/DC tribute), Against the ...