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Adams – Taylor

Hayley Adams and Adam Taylor announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Larry and Rae-Margaret Adams of Presque Isle. The future groom is the son of John Taylor and the late JoLyn Brixey of Salt Lake City, Utah. Hayley is a 2012 graduate of Baker College and is a ...

Waeiss – DeRoque

Jim and Jean Waeiss announce the engagement and wedding of James Waeiss to April DeRoque. April DeRoque is the daughter of Lucien and Linda DeRoque of Rogers City and Linda Derry and Ed Sorget of Rogers City. April is a long-time resident and graduate of Rogers City. James moved to Lachine in ...

Kieliszewski – Froggett

Taylor Kieliszewski and Tait Froggett of Madison, Wis., announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Rhonda Kieliszewski of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Craig and Kathy Froggett of Alpena. Taylor is a 2014 graduate of Alpena High School and received her ...

Modrzynski – Wojda engagement announced

Elizabeth Rose Modrzynski and Ethan Allen Wojda are announcing their engagement. Elizabeth is the daughter of Tim and Jane Modrzynski of Alpena. Ethan is the son of Allen and Kelli Wojda of Lachine. Elizabeth and Ethan met while attending Alpena High School and are both 2011 graduates. ...

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Miller – Wilk wedding

April Miller and Tharin Wilk exchanged their wedding vows and were united in marriage Sept. 23, 2017. The 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony took place at St. Dominic’s Church in Metz with Father Charles Donajkowski officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Karen Miller of Presque Isle. ...

Burton – Hoffmann

Kelly Burton and Steven exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Parish in Petoskey. Father Denny Stillwell officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. Kelly is the daughter of Ted and Ann Burton of Alpena. Steven is the son of David and Barbara Hoffmann of ...

Tanner – Carr

Kristin Tanner and Derek Carr exchanged their wedding vows Sept. 23, 2017 at Garland Resort in Lewiston. Stan Wahowski officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Mike Tanner of Alpena. The groom is the son of Denise and Dennis Carr of Highland. Attending the bride ...

Homant – Bouwhuis

Katie Homant and Anthony Bouwhuis exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City. Father James Bearss officiated the double-ring ceremony. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Traverse City Country Club. The bride ...

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65th anniversary celebrated

Donald and Betty Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28. They were married at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Redford in 1953. Donald is the son of Herbert and Mildred Smith of Detroit and Betty is the daughter of Frank and Ellen Oliver of Lachine. Don and Betty ...

50th anniversary celebrated

Gordon and Judy Burns celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Art in the Loft on December 30 with family and friends enjoying great food, music, memorabilia and favorite stories. Gordon and Judy were married on December 23, 1967 at St. Alan Church in Troy. Melissa Burns, along with her ...

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Michael and Helen (Parteka) Roznowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Casmir Church in Posen. They were married Nov. 4, 1967 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena by Father Robert Davey. Their three sons organized an anniversary party for them at their Long Lake home in July. ...

Kendziorski Anniversary

Art and Donna Kendziorski of Alpena recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at the wedding of their daughter, Amanda Kendziorski to Cory Arnold. Art and the former Donna Rigg were married on July 8, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Amanda and Cory were married 50 years later on ...

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ACC president addresses Lions Club about upcoming millage request

Don McMaster, president of Alpena Community College, was the speaker at last week’s meeting of the Alpena Lions Club held at JJ’s Steak & Pizza House. Program chair for the meeting was Florence Stibitz. McMaster has served ACC for 27 years. He began by noting that ACC has three ...

Wildlife Sanctuary Board hears report on park upkeep

Partnering with several other organizations was evident when the Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary Board discussed future plans and heard reports at their June meeting, chaired by Terry Gougeon. An Island Park maintenance report noted that the Alpena High School Robotics Team spread 7.5 yards of ...

ACC’s annual Scramble for Scholarships coming up

Alpena Community College Foundation is calling all golfers for its annual Scramble for Scholarships. Since its inception in 1996, the Robert M. Granum Scramble for Scholarships has raised more than $367,845, providing hundreds of scholarships to assist students attending ACC. This year’s ...

‘Hairspray’ opens today for one weekend only

For one weekend only, Thunder Bay Theatre patrons can get a taste of a much heralded musical and sixties-style dance tunes with the concert version of “Hairspray.” The show opens today for four performances, including tonight’s show, two more on Saturday and one on Sunday. While the ...