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Rep. Allor hosting more local office hours
November 3, 2017 – 3:29 am | Comments Off on Rep. Allor hosting more local office hours
Rep. Allor hosting more local office hours

State Representative Sue Allor is holding more informal office hours this month.
On Monday, she will meet with interested constituents at Cabin Creek Coffee in Alpena from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. before heading south.
Allor will be …

Try Hockey for Free at Northern Lights Arena
November 3, 2017 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on Try Hockey for Free at Northern Lights Arena
Try Hockey for Free at Northern Lights Arena

The Alpena Hockey Association (AHA) is inviting boys and girls to Northern Lights Arena for a “Try Hockey for Free” clinic, as part of “Come Play Hockey Month.”
The clinic is being held on Saturday, between …

Braydyn Marie Bevan
November 1, 2017 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Braydyn Marie Bevan
Braydyn Marie Bevan

Braydyn Marie Bevan, 10, of Spruce passed away Monday, October 30, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Braydyn was born October 16, 2007, in Tawas City. She was a student at Pied …

Mary Losinski – Donajkowski
October 31, 2017 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on Mary Losinski – Donajkowski
Mary Losinski – Donajkowski

Mary Losinski – Donajkowski, age 82, of Alpena passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 28, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Mary was born on December 27, 1934, in Alpena to the late …

Frances E. Garant
October 31, 2017 – 4:29 pm | Comments Off on Frances E. Garant
Frances E. Garant

Frances “Fran” E. Garant, age 88, of Alpena passed away peacefully at Tender Care Greenview on Saturday, October 28, 2017, surrounded by her family.
On September 29, 1929, Frances was born in Rogers City, Michigan …

Glenda Virginia McHarg
October 30, 2017 – 6:06 pm | Comments Off on Glenda Virginia McHarg
Glenda Virginia McHarg

Glenda Virginia McHarg, age 66, died Monday, October 23, 2017 in Kanab, Utah.  She is survived by her daughter Tonda Martin, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  As per her wishes, she was …

Jerome A. Cushman
October 30, 2017 – 6:05 pm | Comments Off on Jerome A. Cushman
Jerome A. Cushman

Jerome “Jerry” A. Cushman, of Alpena passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Cartwright Hospice in Saginaw.
Jerry was born in Alpena on June 16, 1943, to the late Edmond and Stella (Chalupniczak) …

Lily May Reo
October 30, 2017 – 6:04 pm | Comments Off on Lily May Reo
Lily May Reo

Lily May Reo, 79, of Alpena passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Tendercare – Alpena.
Lily May Slater was born in Flint to the late Guarden and Martha (Conrad) Slater and married …

Girls on the Run transforms young girls’ lives
October 27, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Girls on the Run transforms young girls’ lives
Girls on the Run transforms young girls’ lives

Organizers of Girls on the Run Sunrise Side say a recent independent study provides “powerful evidence” the program is “highly effective at driving life-changing and lasting change in the lives of third through fifth grade …

ACC basketball teams host meet & greet
October 27, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on ACC basketball teams host meet & greet
ACC basketball teams host meet & greet

The Alpena Community College men’s and women’s basketball team are hosting a meet and greet event next Thursday.
Fans will be able to meet the players and coaches and watch the teams run through some drills.
There …

Winter parking restriction takes effect in Alpena next week
October 27, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Winter parking restriction takes effect in Alpena next week
Winter parking restriction takes effect in Alpena next week

The City of Alpena will begin enforcing its winter parking restriction next Wednesday.
City ordinance restricts vehicles from parking on city streets between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., from November 1 through April …

Mervil Schmidt
October 26, 2017 – 6:05 pm | Comments Off on Mervil Schmidt
Mervil Schmidt

Mervil Schmidt, 90, of Hillman passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017, at her home.
Mervil Klebs was born March 21, 1927, in Alpena County to the late William and Irene (Sheldon) Klebs. …