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Famous daughter of Betty Mahmoody pens book

December 12, 2015 By DIANE SPEER News Lifestyles Editor Though she spent three of the first years of her life in Alpena where her father was a doctor at Alpena General Hospital, Mahtob Mahmoody’s real life story bega... more »»

Artwork selected for Original Murdick’s Fudge holiday gift box

December 12, 2015 Noel Skiba, an award-winning colorist and impressionist artist, was commissioned by Original Murdick’s Fudge to paint their seasonal packaging for their 2015 holiday season gift bo. more »»

Red Cross asks for blood donations this holiday season

December 11, 2015 The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to end the year with real meaning by donating blood for hospital patients in need. more »»

TBJHS students earn multiple ratings at District 9 festival

December 10, 2015 This past week, 44 instrumental music students from Thunder Bay Junior High School participated in 27 solos and ensembles at the MSBOA District 9 Solo/Ensemble Festival held in Tawas. more »»

Alpena Exchange Club helps out Salvation Army

December 10, 2015 With the Christmas season in full swing some local business people have taken time away from their busy schedules to help out the Salvation Army. more »»

Visiting artists at Dragonfly Art Gallery

December 10, 2015 Dragonfly Art Gallery in Harrisville is featuring two visiting arts in December – Anne Sonnenberg and Christine Brackette. more »»

Crime Stoppers to present concert by Hall of Famer Dickey Lee

December 9, 2015 Hall of Fame country music singer/songwriter Dickey Lee will perform Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Alpena High School Auditorium. more »»

Friends group looking ahead to 2016 projects

December 9, 2015 The public is invited join the Friends of Rockport/Besser Natural Area for a monthly meeting on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Alpena Township Hall, 4385 US-23-N. more »»

Tax prep volunteer opportunity offered

December 9, 2015 There is a need for volunteers to work with the AARP Tax Aide Program. more »»

Symphony, choir to perform ‘A Holiday Celebration’

December 7, 2015 A musical delight awaits the community of Alpena on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Alpena High School Auditorium. more »»

2015 AHS graduate self-publishes first science fiction novel

December 7, 2015 Patrick Kelley, a recent Alpena High School Class of 2015 graduate, has self-published his first novel. more »»

More Christmas bazaars, holiday sales coming up

December 4, 2015 This weekend ? Ella White Elementary School will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 201 N. Ripley. This event is open to the publi. more »»

American Legion Post and Auxiliary plan Christmas party

December 4, 2015 It was announced by President JanMarie Kendzorski at the November meeting of William F. Weine American Legion Post and Auxiliary that members will be celebrating Christmas on Dec. more »»

Community Blue Christmas Service scheduled for Dec. 13

December 4, 2015 A Community Blue Christmas Service will be held Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 727 S. Second, Alpena. more »»

Christmas Tree Ball takes new direction for 2015

December 3, 2015 Many circumstances have led Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary to cancel the traditional Christmas Tree Ball for 2015, and instead hold a silent auctio. more »»

Alpena Lions Club hears presentation on ARMC emergency room expansion

December 3, 2015 Ann Diamond, ARMC development director, addressed the Alpena Lions Club recently. She used a PowerPoint presentation to illustrate the history of the hospital as well as the $7. more »»

Boats in storage

December 3, 2015 I’ve met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with. more »»

Artist exhibiting in Harrisville gallery

December 2, 2015 To Wendy Werth of Ossineke, using dried gourds as her medium of choice has been like finding a best friend. “I really found something that I love creating,” she said. more »»

Seeking donations of books for annual NIE Book Sale

December 2, 2015 It’s that time of year again – the time when books start coming into The Alpena News office. more »»

Genealogical Society recognizes members

December 2, 2015 Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society recently enjoyed an informative presentation by Kamila Mazurek entitled “Medical Detective” held at the Alpena County Library. more »»

 
 
 

 

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