Inked For Eternity: Woman tells tale of redemption

Inked For Eternity: Woman tells tale of redemption

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Atlas Twp.-Roxanne Wermuth remembers the day many years ago when she took off her wig in the grocery store. Other shoppers offered looks of pity, or averted their eyes. She figured they thought she was dying. Years later, after she actually was dying, she found her way back to life, […]

New postmaster named in Ortonville

By David Fleet Editor Jake Irvan has returned. Irvan, a Goodrich native and 1992 graduate of Goodrich High School, is the new postmaster at the Ortonville Post Office. Irvan attended General Motors Institute and Mott Community College before joining the Ortonville Post Office in 1998. In 2004, Irvan moved to the Troy District Office operations […]

A Dime in Time Florist opens

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Ortonville-Flowers are back in town. Elaine Hanes opened A Dime in Time Florist Shop, 417 Mill St., Ortonville on Oct. 1. A grand opening and floral tribute to the community is planned for 4-7 p.m., Nov. 20 at the downtown store. “I want people to come and get beautiful flowers […]

‘We wanted to right that wrong’

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. -Melvin L. McArthur was just 21-years-old when he died from a roadside mine blast in Vietnam more than 45 years ago. On Aug. 8, 1968, McArthur was killed in action when the truck he was driving hit a land mine near Quang Ngal on a return trip from a […]

Groveland future home of ‘largest outdoor rec venue in U.S.’?

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Groveland Twp.- The township could be a recreation mecca in the future if all goes according to businessman Steve Nannoshi’s plans, which are “100 percent” in synchronization with what Supervisor Bob DePalma envisions. “We want to brand Dixie Highway as the Dixie Byway,” said DePalma on. “It’s a Route 66 […]

Ortonville Village Council Voter Guide

Editor’s note:Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses. Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Ortonville Village Council 4 year term choose three Name, age: Karen Sleva, 66 Years in the village and council meetings attended […]

Goodrich Village Council Voter Guide

Editor’s note:Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses.Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Goodrich Village Council vote for three Name, age:Wendy Ciaramitaro, 47. How many years have you lived in the village? Six years. I […]

Brandon Township Voter Guide

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses. Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Brandon Township supervisor vote for one Name, age: Jayson W. Rumball, 38 (NPA) (Write-in) Years in the township:35 Education: Bachelor’s […]

Groveland Township Voter Guide

Editor’s note:Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses.Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Groveland Township Supervisor Name: Robert DePalma (R) (I) Age:68 Years in the township:37 years Number of township meetings attended in the last […]

Atlas Township Voter Guide

Editor’s note: Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses.Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Supervisor choose one Name: Teresa Onica (R) Age: N/A Years in the township? N/A How many meetings have you attended in […]