A day to remember

A day to remember

Front from left, Ron Allen, U.S. Army and Cliff Filhart, U.S. Marine Corps veteran from Ortonville VFW Post 582 lead the Memorial Day observance parade through the Avenue of Flags at the Ortonville Cemetery on May 29. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Student busted at school for drugs; dealing suspected

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- A 17-year-old Brandon High School student suspected of using drugs as well as selling drugs was arrested at school at about 9:22 a.m., May 25. According to an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office report, the student was speaking with the assistant principal and the school liaison officer, both of […]

Faulty ventilation eyed in boat fire

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-At about 2 p.m., May 27, the Brandon Township Fire Department responded to a burning boat on Bald Eagle Lake. When firefighters arrived a fiberglass boat was engulfed in flames while still tied to a dock. Heavy black smoke could be seen for miles. “There were concerns the fire threatened […]

Most Likely to Succeed

At 6:30 p.m., May 15, Goodrich Area Schools will present the film, “Most Likely to Succeed,” by Greg Whiteley at the high school Raymond C. Green Auditorium. The film is part of a worldwide campaign to re-imagine education. The film provides an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable given the vision and […]

Brandon stepfather charged in sexual assaults

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer A Brandon Township man has been charged with sexually assaulting his 12-year-old stepdaughter. The 42-year-old man, whose name is being withheld by The Citizen to protect the victim’s identity, was arraigned May 5 in 52-2 District Court on three counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct on a person under […]

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day

Kelly Bonds and Amanda Quinian set up Harvey Swanson Elementary School for Earth Day on April 22. Areas of the school represent different environments. Locally the Goodrich/Chamber of Commerce will host an Earth Day celebration at the Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road, Goodrich. Clean up will be along State and Hegel roads. […]

Blown away

Blown away

Ally-Sweet and Hannah-Mohrman fight 45 mph winds on Wednesday before track practice at Goodrich High School. Photo by Patrick McAbee. By David Fleet Editor On Wednseday afternoon a high wind warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Oakland and Genesee counties. Southwest 35-45 mph winds with gusts up to 65 mph were reported. In […]

Facetime

Facetime

From left, Senior Cora Paul and Junior winner Anna Lanthier compete in Face Painting at Brandon Snowcoming on Feb. 3.  Photo by Kelsey Voyer.

Go Blackhawks!

Go Blackhawks!

From left, Brennan Swix, Jack Olson, Dustin Dickens and Riley Riddle cheer at a recent Brandon Blackhawks boys varsity basketball home game against Holly. Holly won the game, 57-52. Photo by Mo Voyer.