Looking for a sign

Goodrich — Goodrich business owners who have signage concerns should make them known, says Goodrich Village Administrator Jakki Sidge. A recent decision to ticket sign violators is a last-ditch resort to enforce safety and aesthetic issues, but the village is open to business owners’ needs. The ordinance, which was written in the late 1990s, has […]

Goodrich Briefs

Goodrich no trucks Expect to see more “No Trucks” signs posted in the Village of Goodrich before autumn is over. New signs will be installed by the Department of Public Works at the culvert on Erie Street, as well as at the west end of Dutch Road, said village administrator Jakki Sidge. The signs are […]

One sip too many for Atlas youth

Atlas Twp. — Even a taste of alcohol can result in drastic penalties, thanks to local ordinances that prohibit persons under 21 from possessing or consuming alcohol. Atlas Township recently approved ordinance No. 03-05, which prohibits purchasing, attempting to purchase, consuming, or attempting to consume alcoholic liquor. According to the ordinance, first violations result in […]

Reid students,‘stop, drop and roll,’for safety

Atlas Twp. — Clad in heavy tan clothing, the figure crawls along the floor, sounding like Darth Vader. “She looks like an alien,” said the first-graders as they yelled out directions: “I’m over here.” “Take a look at how different she looks,” said Reid Elementary teacher Nancy Tenniswood, as the children patted Firefighter Kim Petit. […]

Martians serve‘out of this world’ pizza

Goodrich – The secret’s out about Big Jake’s Pizza & Shakes. The food is out of this world. Opened by Goodrich Martian alumni Todd Mann and Nick Moors, who have been cooking up culinary delights in the U.S. Virgin Islands for the past 10 years, Big Jake’s is home to an unearthly pizza oven that […]

Christian rock festival set

Brandon Twp. — It would be no surprise to Emily Jordan that next Sunday’s hard rocking concert is considered a celebration of life. Emily, who died in a tragic swingset collapse last year, loved music. Her family is holding a Christian rock festival in her memory at 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Brandon High […]

Ranger named 2003 Emergency Manager

Goodrich – Grace Ranger, of Goodrich, has been Genesee County’s Emergency Director since 1997. This year, she was named 2003 Professional Emergency Manager of the Year. “The award itself is quite an honor,” said Ranger, “it’s very, very coveted by emergency managers at the local level. But it isn’t just me who deserves the award, […]

Goodrich scores with donation

Goodrich — New scoreboards are lighting up the Goodrich High School gym, thanks to a donation by former high school teacher Kathleen Schollar. Schollar, who retired last year after teaching 25 years at Goodrich, heard rumors the two-decade old scoreboards were in “fragile” condition, said Goodrich Athletic Director Al Martus. “Within three or four months […]

Goodrich schools address growth

Goodrich — Although no concrete numbers will be available until 2004, Goodrich school officials are discussing the squeeze future growth could put on the district. The district could accomodate a maximum of 632 new students before being forced into portable classrooms, adding on, or completing new construction, said Goodrich Schools Superintendent Raymond Green, although the […]

Anne Frank’s diary ushers in new GHS theatre program

Goodrich — On the stage of Goodrich new auditorium, where Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein recently spoke, Goodrich students will soon present “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The two-act play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett is the portrayal of Anne Frank’s diary, written by the 15-year-old during World War II when Anne, her family, […]

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