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Rainy days affect laundry

Today daughters Verena, 22, Loretta, 19, Lovina, 16, son Kevin, 14, and I went to assist niece Emma in preparing for hosting the next church services. Sister Emma and son Steven, niece Elizabeth, and sisters Verena and Susan were also there helping, along with my daughters Elizabeth and Susan ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. COVID-19 TESTING: QUICKmed Urgent Care, with locations in Youngstown, 3499 Belmont Ave., and Cortland, 421 S. High St., announces that it will conduct serologic or antibody testing for ...

McDonald family conquers coronavirus

Editor’s note: This is the second in a sporadic series of coronavirus survivor stories. McDONALD — “I could have been one of the statistics, one more death in Trumbull County,” novel coronavirus survivor Jim Mashburn said. For a while, the idea seemed appealing. “(I said) I’m ...

Twitter expands on conversation tools

After months of teasing changes to their conversation tools, Twitter officially announced major upgrades to how we control replies to our posts. This is good news for people who have been avoiding the microblogging platform because of its reputation for fostering online negativity. It’s ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@tribtoday.com. SCLERODERMA VIRTUAL WALK: The Youngstown Area Virtual Fun Walk for Scleroderma is accepting registration online at www.Boardman SDWalk.org, and the virtual walk is on through June 30, ...

Survivor stories: Cortland couple overcomes nearly fatal COVID-19 case

CORTLAND — Michael Klemm feared that he would die. Every shallow breath hurt. “Twenty-four hours a day it felt like someone was beating us with a bat. Everything down to our toenails and fingernails hurt,” Klemm, 41, of Cortland, said. As much as he struggled to breathe, wife Razel’s ...

Working from home is not a new concept

Like many of us, Twitter employees are working from home during COVID-19. So it wasn’t surprising to read that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told his employees that they could continue to work from home. What was surprising, however, was that Dorsey told his employees they could work from home ...

Senior news

SENIORS CANCEL MEETING: Holy Family Seniors Group in Poland has canceled its May, June, July and August meetings due to the current COVID-19 situation. The group’s leadership is hoping to be able to resume meeting safely in September. RETIRED TEACHERS CANCEL: Mahoning Retired Teachers ...

ER visits decrease

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Mahoning Valley in March, Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren reports a 50 percent drop in chest pain patients and a third fewer ambulance runs to the emergency department. It’s a statistic mirrored throughout the Mahoning Valley and across the ...

Put a more positive spin on negativity

Social media platforms are reporting an increase in daily active users over the last few weeks. As the pandemic and stay-at-home orders linger, it’s easy to understand why. We want immediate information about this new world we’re living in almost as much as we crave connections with our ...