Letters to the Editor Jan. 29, 2022

A thankful citizen Dear Editor, I feel compelled to tell this story in hopes that it will lift your spirit during this time of so much turmoil and confustion. Last year I was standing in line at Bueche’s and the gentleman who was in front of me left the line to look for a shorter […]

Letters to the Editor Jan. 15, 2022

Thank you community Dear Editor, As we enter another year of uncertainty, and confusion about the virus, the one thing that has not changed is the generosity of our beautiful churches, businesses and our community. The donations to the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund continued strong for those area residents in need of food assistance. Although […]

Letters to the Editor Jan. 8, 2022

Luminaries Dear Editor, The Village of Ortonville was aglow Christmas Eve with over 1,700 luminaries throughout the village. Many volunteers made this a festive event, spreading cheer while assembling, distributing, and lighting luminaries. A special thank you to the Ortonville DPW staff and Brandon Student Council member Herbie Martin for their above and beyond efforts […]

Letters to the Editor Dec. 11, 2021

Fill the truck Dear Editor, We would like to take this opportunity to thank the community of Ortonville for all of the generous donations for OCEF this holiday season. Just before Thanksgiving, Oakwood and Harvey Swanson elementaries, Brandon Middle and High schools all held food drives, and we filled our Studebaker truck five times picking […]

Letters to the Editor Dec. 2, 2021

(In response to ‘Chevrolet Corvair’s gone, but not forgotten’, The Citizen, Nov. 13, 2021, page 3) Not just Ralphie Nader Dear Editor, I’ve just finished your article on the Corvair, having owned 3 at one time or another, I have fondness for the little car. It wasn’t just Ralphie Nader that killed the car, GM’s […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 27, 2021

Ruck Sack Walk Thank you Josh Bearss of Bearss Fitness, 4 N. Ortonville Road and Sean Duffey of Ivy Rehab, 1764 S. Ortonville Road for organizing the Ruck Sack Walk to raise donations for Ortonville VFW 582. Thanks to their efforts $600 was raised! Thank you to all who participated and donated, and a huge […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 20, 2021

Thank you Good Times Dear Editor, On behalf of the Atlas Township Fire Department, I would like to send a thank you out to The Good Times in Goodrich Committee. We were presented with a check for $750 to help us purchase new boots for our firefighters. Chief Bullen and I have been making sure […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 13, 2021

Thank you Wojo’s Dear Editor, The Village of Ortonville along with the community thank Wojo’s Greenhouse, 2570 Oakwood Road, Brandon Township for their donation of the beautiful mums in the street planters through the downtown area this season. They brighten up the downtown area, and the continued support of Wojo’s Greenhouse is greatly appreciated. Bob […]

Letters to the Editor Oct. 23, 2021

Thank you Dear Editor, My Cup runneth over!!! THANK YOU to everyone for the great cards, flowers, dinner, gifts, cake and outpouring of love, congratulating me on being chosen as one of Brandon’s Distinguished Blackhawk Wall of Fame Honorees!!! I am so very honored and humbled to be included with all of the other outstanding […]

Letters to the Editor Oct. 16, 2021

Support Brandon bond Dear Editor, We are writing this letter in support for the 2021 Brandon School District Bond Proposal. We’ve been involved in the community since 1990 and have lived in the community since 1995. Our 2 children grew up in the Brandon School district. The Fire Department, Police Department and School System are […]