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Rain garden both practical and pretty

September 1, 2014 Unless they frequent the city’s skate park or bike and walk along the Thunder Bay River near the Ninth Street Dam, area residents may not realize that Alpena boasts a rain garden. more »»

ACC Foundation Scramble for Scholarships nets $18,869

September 1, 2014 Alpena Community College Foundation held its 18th annual Robert M. Granum Memorial Scramble for Scholarships on Aug. 23 at the River’s Edge Golf Club. more »»

Rave review for first class in new Culinary Arts Center

August 29, 2014 I wrote a feature awhile back on Art in the Loft’s new Culinary Arts Center, and in the course of interviewing the chef lined up to teach the first cooking class there, I said almost instantaneously... more »»

State LWV president plan visits to Alpena

August 29, 2014 Anyone interested in knowing more about the League of Women Voters is invited to the LWV noon lunch meeting on September 2. more »»

Willing to Talk, Willing to Listen

August 28, 2014 The point here is not to amaze, astound or confound. It’s not to philosophize, politicize or demonize. This isn’t a self-help how-to guide. We’re not gurus or yogis, therapists or shaman. more »»

Introducing our newest Alpena News columnists

August 28, 2014 It is with great pleasure The Alpena News announces brother/sister team Anne Bastow Heraghty and Joe Bastow as our newest columnists. more »»

Local cadet Dylan Kirschner given prestigious U.S. Civil Air Patrol award

August 25, 2014 Maj. James Mendham, Northern Michigan Group Commander for the Civil Air Patrol, was present Aug. 19 to award to the General Billy Mitchell Award to local cadet Dylan Kirschner. more »»

Library invites public to take part in Community Read

August 25, 2014 Though Alpena County Library’s Authors in the Fall program featuring United States Poet Laureate Phillip Levine is still two months away, tickets to the Oct. more »»

Willieoma Roznowski enjoys extended 86th birthday

August 23, 2014 Willieoma (Bleau) Roznowski of Alpena recently celebrated her 86th birthday in grand style. more »»

Alpena Civic Theatre announces upcoming season

August 23, 2014 Alpena Civic Theatre recently announced the shows selected for the upcoming 2014-15 seaso. more »»

RC Community Theatre presents world premiere of youth production

August 22, 2014 Rogers City plays host this week to the world premier of a new youth musica. more »»

Church invites Comstock Fund grant applications from community groups

August 22, 2014 First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alpena invites non-profit agencies and organizations to apply for grants from its Andrew Comstock Fun. more »»

And that’s the way it was...

August 21, 2014 Back in the 1950s, Rosalie (nee Oliver) Romanic had what many teenagers might have considered “a dream job.” She worked in Scott’s Ice Cream Parlor on North Second Avenue. more »»

Northern Michigan Brass Band to play Sunday at bandshell

August 21, 2014 The Northern Michigan Brass Band will present an outdoor concert program as part of its ongoing series, “Something for Everyone,” this Sunday in the Bay View Park Bandshell. The program begins at 3 p. more »»

Library Read-a-thon raising funds for fight against cancer

August 21, 2014 Grab a favorite book and get reading. Alpena County Library is hosting a Read-a-thon beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday and continuing through 8 a.m. Sunda. more »»

Shelter, Inc. executive director a strong fit for local agency

August 20, 2014 In many ways, Attorney Katy Conklin’s life has come full circle. Born and raised in Rogers City, she spent nearly three decades in Lansing determinedly advocating for social justice and change. more »»

Cookin’ for a Cause continues to help out

August 20, 2014 It was more than two years ago when a four-year idea became a reality and Cookin’ for a Cause was establishe. more »»

Culinary Arts Kitchen

August 15, 2014 “Who doesn’t like to shop at the Farmer’s Market?” asks Tom Marsico incredulousl. more »»

Catholic Central Class of ’59 holds reunion

August 15, 2014 The class of 1959 from Alpena Catholic Central High School held its 55th class reunion on July 26, starting with mass being celebrated at 4 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church. more »»

Alpena Lions Club hears about foreign student exchange program

August 15, 2014 Steve Lutes of Alpena Power Company spoke to the the Alpena Lions Club recently about the work of ASSE Foundation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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