What’s for dinner? Family

By David Fleet Editor Cindy and Chris Maldonado along with their teenage daughters Gabi and Nadine are trend setters by sitting down and simply having supper—together. “No doubt we are very busy,” said Cindy. “Chris is gone to work all day, Nadine has a job after school and Gabi has music lessons. But, it’s important […]

BGYA Youth Recognition Night

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Groveland Youth Assistance is seeking nominations for their annual Youth Recognition Night. “Brandon Groveland Youth Recognition is a special time when we get together to publicly thank the youth from our community for their volunteerism, involvement and hard work,” said Fran Hotchkiss, Brandon Township Library outreach liaison. Anyone […]

Fundraiser for Joe at Papa Bella’s

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Jan. 4, Joe D’Anna, co-owner of Papa Bella’s Pizza, 425 Mill St., Ortonville, suffered a massive heart attack. According to the Gofundme page, D’Anna was rushed to the hospital, where it was determined he needed a specialized surgery and was airlifted to University of Michigan Ann Arbor for emergency […]

Cosmic Connection Meteorites lands in Goodrich

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- It was a small black mound on a bright white snow and ice covered lake in rural Livingston County, Mich. But for 54-year-old Navy veteran Larry Atkins owner of Cosmic Connection Meteorites.com, 8241 S. State Road, the small rock is one more piece of the universe discovered. Atkins was one […]

Creations Family Salon

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-They served their country and now ready to serve their community. On Oct. 1, area residents and veterans Brianna and David Gabbard became the new owners of Creations Family Salon, 80 S. Ortonville Road. David is a 1995 Brandon High School graduate and Brianna a Clarkston High School alumna who […]

Former American Idol rocks National Anthem at Ford Field

By David Fleet Editor Detroit-A local American Idol contestant did something on Sunday that the Detroit Lions failed to do. Have a great performance. On Jan. 15, Atlas Township resident Genavieve Linkowski performed the National Anthem before about 65,000 at Ford Field prior to the kickoff of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions football […]

Brandon Library:Lost Car Companies of Detroit’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Detroit is known as the ‘Motor City’ for a reason. At 7 p.m., Dec. 17 the Brandon Township Public Library will host Alan Naldrett, an author and historian who wrote ‘Lost Car Companies of Detroit’ as well as other books on the rise of the automotive industry in metro Detroit. […]

Santa Dogs to visit Bueche’s Food World

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer For the last 36 years, the Santa Dogs fundraiser at Bueche’s has raised more money than the last. Last year, a little over $20,000 was raised for the Humane Society of Genesee County. “One of the things that made a big difference is last year we had a $2,500 donor,” […]

Student raises funds for Wreaths Across America

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-For the past two years Olivia McDowell has been on a mission in her pajamas. But, don’t be fooled by McDowell’s rather casual attire. The 10 year old fifth grade student at Holly School District Patterson Elementary School donned the nighttime garb to raise funds to honor veterans. It all […]

Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

Front from left, Emma, Mia, Sophia, Zoey, Amelia, Justin, Cody and Devyn. Center from left Braxton, Kayden, Carsen, Makayla, Emma, Mylo, Ben and Oscar. Back from left, Duncan, Isabelle, Lilyanne, Abigail, Avery, Lyric, Wyatt and Evan. Mrs. Davert’s Harvey Swanson second grade class. Photo by Patrick McAbee.   Dear Santa, I always work hard in […]

1 2 3 24