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CHRISM MASS: The Diocese of Youngstown will hold the annual Chrism Mass 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Columba Cathedral. Due to the pandemic restrictions and limited seating, the Chrism Mass is closed to the public. Attendance is by invitation only. The Mass will be livestreamed at ...

See how we offend God

DEAR EDITOR: It’s being said of this generation that the internet has trained society to see only fine details, but not the bigger picture. What a disaster waiting to happen. There’s an asteroid “inching” closer and closer toward the earth as it revolves around us. Power and greed ...

Senior news

LEADINGAGE REPORTS SENIORS’ IMPACT: LeadingAge Ohio released a report on the economic impact of LeadingAge Ohio members. In addition to economic findings, the report characterizes the present and future challenges Ohio will likely face as its senior population grows and provides estimates of ...

Precious family time

It’s Tuesday evening. Supper is over and the dishes have been washed. Daughter Susan and children Jennifer, 3, and Ryan, 1, are staying here for three days. They are staining / finishing some trim and doors / door frames at her house, so the smell is a little strong, and there are no doors on ...

Health notes

UPDATE YOUR LISTING: To update information, resubmit your health notes by email to tmunnell@trib today.com. LAVENDER ROOMS FOR CAREGIVERS: In 2004, a doctor first used the term Code Lavender in relations to a program that cared for patients and their families. It soon came to stand for a ...

Use plants to deter deer

Even in the city, deer are seen browsing on ornamental plants. They seem to think many of our garden plants are candy we offer them. Urgh! There are certain plants that they prefer, but if they are hungry enough, they will eat any plants. So, how can we co-exist with the wildlife in our ...

Columbiana trail is spring delight

The North Country Trail passes through eight states, including 1,000 miles of trail in Ohio. However, it was a very tiny but beautiful section in Columbiana County that became an escape last spring when my family found ourselves without a Sunday morning commitment. The wealth of spring ...

Valley Grows Calendar of Events

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. Operating Hours: Curbside Service for soil samples, plant and insect ...

‘Hopeful skeptics’

Bigfoot researcher Amy Bue calls herself a “hopeful skeptic.” “I’m not a 100 percent believer,” the 52-year-old language arts teacher, writer and editor from Youngstown admitted. “I want them to be real, too. Fingers crossed!” Bigfoot sightings and evidence have been reported ...

Sharing story of being imprisoned for Christ

LORDSTOWN — A man who spent more than 440 days incarcerated in a foreign country said his faith in the Lord was what gave him strength to survive the ordeal. Petr Jasek, a Christian aide worker of the Czech Republic, was one of the speakers who shared his story for the Voices of Martrys ...