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Lifestyles

Mr. Fix-it is always excited for new tech

Opposite the living room couch sits a bulky, black-and-white TV. By 1970 standards, this mid-priced console was clearly selected for its faux wood veneer that meshes well with the other furniture in the room. We get four channels — ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS — delivered through the air, ...

November calendar

1 — Organizacion Civica y Cultural Hispana Americana 47th Gala Fundraiser at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 5 p.m. 1 — The mystery “The Mousetrap” opens at Trumbull New Theatre, Niles, at 8 p.m. 1 — Rust Belt Theater Company’s “The Rockin’ Horribles” opens at ...

Social media use rises while sleep falls to side

One-in-five teens report spending more than five hours per day on social media. Most teens probably wouldn’t see that as a problem. Most parents probably would. This is because those same teens also report getting a lot less sleep than their peers. To be fair, the average time spent ...

Health notes

The Vindicator edition of the Tribune Chronicle will print area Health Notes each Tuesday. Events should be open to the public and hosted by a nonprofit organization. To submit Health Notes, email to society@tribtoday.com or mail to 240 Franklin St. SE, Warren, Ohio 44483 FOCUS MEETS: Friends ...

Icon makes visit to Greek Orthodox church

WARREN — It was almost standing-room only as community members gathered this past week to view and pray to the Icon of Saint Paraskevi, which made a stop at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and Windsor House in Champion. Kitsa Aivazis of Warren said the miracle-working icon made its ...

Religion events

FALL FEST: Spanish Evangelical Church, 369 Keystone Ave.,Youngstown, will hold the fourth annual Eastside Fall Fest 9:30 a.m. today. GUEST SPEAKER: Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, annual Women’s Day Prayer event will be 10 a.m. today. The Honorable Kim ...

Marking wedding, birthday and travel

We are having nice weather, but temperatures are in the 40s and 50s in the morning, which makes the house feel chilly. We haven’t bought any coal yet, but I hope we can soon so as to get some heat in the house if this chilly weather continues. Last night we were at Mose and daughter ...

Running helps woman diagnosed twice

BOARDMAN — Call Patti Hall a rebel if you wish, but don’t expect any backlash from her. “Since I got married, I’d lived in Cleveland for a while. I began to run soon after,” she recalled. What is the connection between Hall’s desire to participate in a series of half-marathon ...

Wedding bells are ringing

It’s 4:45 a.m. as I sit by the kitchen table writing. The boys already left for work. Their bags are packed and ready for our departure to Kentucky at 1:30 p.m. They will work a half day, come home, shower and be ready to go. Our plans had to be adjusted somewhat because we were at the ...

Always be suspicious of social media news

According to a new study, Americans have serious trust issues. Whether it’s government or social media, it’s now customary to treat everything we read and hear with skepticism. We’re also increasingly pessimistic about the ability of social media to deliver credible news. There are ...