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Great-nieces give Hubbard woman a brand new hairdo

HUBBARD — A Hubbard woman’s colorful painted head has caught the attention of many people — and also that of a curious hummingbird. Bonnie Clemente, who was diagnosed in March with pancreatic cancer, has been undergoing chemotherapy and has lost her hair. “After the second ...

Check your kids ProTECHt list

The new school year brings opportunities for our kids to make new friends and reconnect with besties after a long summer break. With daughters in middle and high school, I get to watch them deftly navigate these relationships with the help of technology. They’re kind to their friends, and ...

Music provides comfort, even in the rain

At Pentatonix’s concert Sunday at the Canfield Fairgrounds, I talked to a woman who drove eight hours from Chicago to be at the show. She told me, “They literally saved my life. A lot of their fans have anxiety, depression. We wouldn’t be around if it wasn’t for their music. They’ve ...

MVHS plans open house

Mahoning Valley Historical Society will have its 144th Founders Day Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday with many free activities and a focus on the Mahoning River. According to MVHS Executive Director Bill Lawson, “This annual event gives the community a chance to look back on its ...

TAG opens 55th annual

Trumbull Art Gallery will celebrate its 55th TAG Annual and its first accessible lift with an open house on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the lift, which will make the downstairs classrooms and the gallery space fully accessible, was added to the traditional festivities for ...

Rust Belt delays ‘Serial Monogamy’

The premiere of the Robert Dennick Joki-Josh Taylor musical “Serial Monogamy” by Rust Belt Theater Company has been delayed one week due to multiple cast illnesses. The show now will run 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from Sept. 13 until Sept. 28 at the Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., ...

Erbe’s ‘Transcendence’ opens

The Butler Institute of American Art will display the first major solo exhibition by Chantell Van Erbe, but the artist’s last name should be familiar to regular visitors to the museum. She is the daughter of New Jersey artist Gary Erbe, whose realist paintings are part of the Butler’s ...

Packard Museum presents historical programs

Two programs are scheduled Sunday at the National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. “Packard Electric: Electrical Workers & Labor History 1899-1997” at noon will chronicle the history of Packard Electric, which started in the 1890s and became one of Warren’s most ...

‘Dreamgirls’ strives for glitz and glamour

Trevail Maurice wanted to see “Dreamgirls” in Youngstown, even if it meant he had to direct it himself. Maurice appeared in a production of the musical last year staged by the Millennial Theatre Project at Akron Civic Theatre. “I realized how important the show was to that ...

Kenny G is everywhere

Kenny G has a way of turning up in the oddest places. So far this year, he has serenaded Kim Kardashian on Valentine’s Day (at the request of husband Kanye West) and played the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival with the band Chon. He also got a shout-out in a story on the ...