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Profiles of A+ Teachers

May 22, 2016 Kelly Barnes SCHOOL: Glen Primary School DISTRICT: Howland Local Schools GRADE: 1-5 YEARS TEACHING: 11 EDUCATION: Kent State University TEACHER COMMENT: As an art teacher, my number one priority is... more »»

Collaring the cone

May 15, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Call it the cone of shame. Radar dish. Elizabethan colla. more »»

Collaring the cone

May 15, 2016 LOS ANGELES — Call it the cone of shame. Radar dish. Elizabethan colla. more »»

Color him blue over reclaiming man cave

May 15, 2016 “All you have to do now is choose the paint color.” “Blue.” But of course, wall paint comes in colors dubbed “Flyaway” and “Calypso” and “Capri” and “Sky Fall,” but never, ever just plain “blu. more »»

Always in style

May 8, 2016 In 1961, Phyllis Payne of Cortland bought a mint-green formal with hoop skirt for the Cortland High School prom. more »»

Updates upload only much electronic frustration

May 8, 2016 When I was a kid, I believed that tiny people — fairies, probably — lived inside television sets and staged the shows. Now that I’m an adult, I know the truth. more »»

Pizza ovens are hot for kitchen or backyard

May 1, 2016 LAS VEGAS — Pizza Hut is fine when you feel like going out. But pizza home is the newest trend, with pizza ovens designed for the kitchen or backyard. more »»

World day to garden naked fraught with thorny perils

May 1, 2016 Saturday marks World Naked Gardening Day, the annual rite when we all tend to the flora while we flaunta the plots normally planted (wisely) beneath our clothes. more »»

Finding her voice

May 1, 2016 AUSTINTOWN — After being shuffled from foster home to group home since she was 9, Melissa Stroud finally found her place — and her voice. more »»

Can game theory help parents?

May 1, 2016 NEW YORK — Game theory, a branch of mathematics dealing with strategic thinking, has been applied to scenarios of war, business and biology. more »»

Childproofing home protects curious youngsters

May 1, 2016 Metro Creative New parents face a host of challenges upon bringing their newborn sons and daughters home, not the least of which is childproofing their homes so the newest additions to their familie... more »»

Recommended reads

May 1, 2016 From the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library staff “The Last Great Strike: Little Steel, the CIO, and the Struggle for Labor Rights in New Deal America” By Ahmed White (Adult Non-Fiction) In May... more »»


April 24, 2016 1 — Open house at John Stark Edwards House Museum, Warren, and Warren Heritage Center from 2 to 5 p.m. 1 — Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 4 p. more »»

Accidental discoveries heated his backside

April 24, 2016 Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention. But it seems to me that some of our greatest discoveries were stumbled upon by accident. more »»

Honey, I was going to do that

April 17, 2016 It’s been an interesting week. My wife traveled out of state. “There’s nothing to worry about,” I assured her. “Remember, I took care of myself all by myself before I married you. more »»

Banking on a bargain is bunk

April 10, 2016 Several fine dining establishments I frequent offer any size Coca-Colas for a $1. more »»


April 3, 2016 Angelo Babbaro & Friends at Youngstown Playhouse, 2 and 7 p.m. “Peppa Pig Live!” at Akron Civic Theatre, 5 p.m. Pucifer and Luchafer at Akron Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m. more »»

Please, let me stay home and be bored for awhile

April 3, 2016 The sign was meant to be funny: “The older I get, the more I appreciate being home doing absolutely nothing. more »»

As Twain tweeted, pranks play a fool’s game

March 27, 2016 It’s probably best to stay in bed Friday. Unless you live with a joker. Then nowhere is safe. more »»



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