Walk this way: Friendship Path opens in Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Jan. 19 about 30 area residents gathered for the opening of the Friendship Path. The new village nature preserve incorporates about four acres with a trail entrance near the corner of Pontiac and Cemetery streets. Wendy Ciaramitaro, Village Parks & Recreation chairwoman and village council member presented certificates of […]

Blood red moon over Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On a frigid January night most high school students were home or at very least in a much warmer environment. But Goodrich High School Senior Ben Cote, a few classmates and a physics teacher were recently the exception. Cote along with others joined skywatchers in North America for a celestial […]

School board, township grapple with school resource officer

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Monday night the Goodrich School Board of Trustees conducted a special meeting regarding a school resource officer. School board members, teachers, administrators along with several parents with children in the district attended the meeting. Trustee Chip Shultz a veteran Oakland County Sheriff Deputy lead the meeting. “There has been […]

Victory World to Bridgewood

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-Jeff Stonerock’s first job at his new found church was cleaning toilets. “We started serving,” laughed Stonerock, pastor at Victory World Outreach Church, 10291 Green Road. “We knew that was our church the first day.” Since 2002, Jeff along with wife Kelly have lead the township church through trials, struggles […]

Goodrich School’s building projects move forward

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, during a special meeting the school board of trustees interviewed two companies for construction management services for the facilities bond project. In November the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to move forward with the exploration of a district bond and/or sinking fund for possible vote in November […]

Food for furloughed on board for those serving

By David Fleet Editor Some active Port Huron area United States Coast Guard men and women received some needed assistance last week thanks to the efforts of a local man. Goodrich resident James Vantine was seeking to help a Lapeer area family members employed at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection – Port Huron Port […]

Senator Johnson takes oath

Senator Johnson takes oath

Senator Ruth Johnson (R-14th District), along with friends and family receives the oath of office from Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. on Wednesday at the state capitol.   By David Fleet Editor On Wednesday Ruth Johnson took the oath of office for State Senator for the 14th District. Johnson, 64, had served as […]

New in 51st District, Rep. Mike Mueller

By David Fleet Editor On Jan. 9, State Representative Mike Mueller (R-51st District) received the oath of office for his first term. The 51st District, includes Argentine, Atlas, Clayton, Fenton, Flushing, and Gaines townships, and the cities of Linden and Fenton in Genesee County along with Groveland, Holly, and Rose townships in Oakland County. Mueller […]

‘This is the most amazing job I can think of.’

By David Fleet Editor It’s been more than three decades since Dr. Linda Loewenstein first came to Ortonville. “I was a new whippersnapper doctor with Dr. Schoen—I walked up and down the street shaking hands,” recalls Loewenstein, who took over Schoen’s practice in 1987. “It’s hard getting someone to see the new doctor.” Loewenstein’s diligence, […]

Township’s tough terrain just right for Jeep

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- The eroded landscape of an abandoned township gravel pit and Moab, Utah now have a unique similarity. Jeep. In October, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources was contacted by Detroit-based Freeage Production regarding creating a advertising video in a local location that could be a stand-in for the area […]