Goodrich Senior receives DAR Good Citizen award

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — On Jan. 15, the Genesee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the annual winners of the Good Citizen awards at the Linden Free Methodist Church, 13274 Linden Road, Linden. This year Goodrich Senior Jack Foreback was among 10 Genesee area students awarded who exhibit the qualities of good […]

BFD: Working carbon monoxide detectors saves lives

By David Fleet Editor Brandon — On Jan. 14, the Brandon Fire Department responded to a call from a township resident after their carbon monoxide detector sounded. Upon arrival the crew used a specialized gas meter to investigate the source of the CO. “They were able to determine that it was not a false alarm,” said Cpt. Billy Starr, Brandon Fire Department Captain/Medic […]

Martian baseball standout signs with pro league

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich —  A former Goodrich High School and Mott Community College standout baseball player will be playing pro ball this summer. Ethan Young, 22, recently signed a deal to pitch for the Eastside Diamond Hoppers of the United Shore Professional Baseball League. The four team league include the Birmingham Bloomfield Beaver, Eastside […]

More to store: Goodrich Mini Storage expanded

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich — The area’s safe and secure environment to store valuables, household items or seasonal boats and RVs is now even larger. Locally owned and managed, Goodrich Mini Storage, 7281 S. State, accessible off M-15 next to Brown’s Do-it Center, just expanded their facility by 16,200 square-feet adding an additional 80 units. The total number of indoor spaces in […]

Future Leader Dog

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Goodrich — Raising a future Leader Dog has been something that Barrie Lynn Wood has thought about since she was a little girl. “Raising a Leader Dog puppy was something my mom brought up to me when I was a young child,” said Wood. “We never ended up raising one […]

‘It’s been an honor to serve’

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — Firefighter Lt. Gary Schafer recalls a scared cat hiding under the bed. “It was one of the first house fires I’d ever responded to,” said Schafer, who joined the Atlas Township Fire Department in 2004. “The homeowners were out safe, but told us the family cat was still […]

Udder miracles, rare triplet calves born

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp. — Holstein #224 has delivered. In the early morning hours of Nov. 30, Weil Dairy Farm manager Stephanie Weil, opened the barn doors to find Holstein #224, one of about 180 dairy cows on the township family farm, accompanied by three new calves. “Mom and one calf were standing, the other two […]

Living to 100: Family, friends & church community

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville—  Ask Louise Hutchins the secret to a century of life and her answer is simple: “Keep busy.” Louise, the grandmother of Atlas Township resident and Atlas Real Estate owner Jeff Dawley, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Dec. 19 with friends and family. Louise was born the second youngest child of […]

Life returns: Kidney donor meets her match

By David Fleet Editor Hunter Molyneux is home. The 14-year-old Flushing Middle School student received a new kidney on Nov. 17 at University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, a three year journey that rallied a community, friends and family in support. In 2011, Hunter was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes […]

Sheriff K9 ‘Woody’ taking a bite out of stress

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. —The Brandon School District has a furry new friend. Sheriff K9 Woody has been making his rounds with the current police liaison in the district, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who is part of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office K9 Comfort Unit. “The little kids love it, the […]

1 2 3 51