Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:25:42 EDTSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:25:42 EDT 110 years -The Besser Company has a long history in Alpena, not only as an employer, but also offering educational opportunities, and supports and sponsorship of many local events.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSanctuary seeks status for 4 shipwrecks - Several staff members at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary recently nominated four shipwrecks to be considered as historic sites through the National Register of Historic Places.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSalvation Army to hold back-to-school assistance - Families in financial hardship may apply for back-to-school supplies at the Salvation Army Administration and Assistance Office Aug. 25-29 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTDDA sponsoring chowder cookoff - People in northeast Michigan will have the opportunity to show off their chowder cooking skills. Whether it be from a secret recipe or taken from the Internet, local chefs can compete in the Alpena Chowder Cookoff on Oct.11.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTNo summer break for AHS staff is still more than a week until the opening bell officially begins the 2014-15 school year, but Alpena Public School faculty and staff have been busy readying the schools for the entire summe.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT