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Lifestyles

Kimberly Rossi-Pallante holds her Florence Nightingale award.

Suggested nursing career leads to lifetime of fulfillment

YOUNGSTOWN — When Kimberly Rossi-Pallante told her parents she wanted to take over their small business selling furniture someday, they suggested another idea. “They said, ‘No, you need a more secure future,’” she said. Her parents encouraged her to attend college, telling her she ...

Herbs are among easiest to grow

As we prepare our gardens, planting herbs in either patio containers or inground tucked between our flowers is always an additional bonus, adding aroma and seasoning to our food. Growing them is easy with the correct soil, light and water, and some can be brought inside in winter to extend ...

Valley Grows ! and A:Stop crabgrass from crawling throughout your yard

Q: I’m having a difficult time controlling what I think is crabgrass – help! ­ — Joe from Poland A: We can help. We understand your frustration as crabgrass is a challenge for everyone from the novice gardener to the best golf course turf managers. Two types of crabgrass are ...

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 ...

Army of volunteers keeps Valley fed

YOUNGSTOWN — There are a lot of people working different jobs to get food to people in need around the Mahoning Valley. Keeping food accessibility as its mission is Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley located centrally in Youngstown. It serves Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana ...

Senior news

ARTA TO MEET: Austintown Retired Teachers Association will meet at noon Wednesday at Rachel’s Restaurant in Westchester Square. All retired educators and school employees are invited to become members and attend. ARTA is a social club that meets for lunch, conversation and information about ...