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RCCT’s ‘The Lion King, Jr.’ starts tonight Rogers City Community Theatre’s summer youth production, “The Lion King, Jr.,” starts tonight and runs through Sunday. Tonight through Saturday, shows are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday’s performance is at 2 p.m. The cast for “The Lion ...

Two artists featured this month at Dragonfly Art Gallery

Editor’s note: This article is being run today because last week’s article had transposed the biographical information and left much of it out. The information here has been corrected to properly credit the artists. Two artists are being featured in August at Dragonfly Art Gallery in ...

Libraries stay committed to learning through books, technology

“All the heroes had crew cuts, platinum-blonde wives and drove Corvettes. The media was devoted to this cult of innocence.” — Rinker Buck, “Flight of Passage: A True Story” Many learned to read using the Dick and Jane reading primer, “Look up, Baby. Look up and see Dick. See ...

Posen Senior Center events planned

The following events are coming up this month at the Posen Senior Center, 6520 Darga Hwy., unless otherwise noted. All events are free except for Bingo. ¯ Today — 2 p.m.: Birthday Bingo ¯ Thursday — 11 to 11:30 a.m.: CSFP Senior Commodities; 3 p.m.: Scams: Seniors Beware with Brent ...

Lewandowski artwork selected for International Exhibition

Professional artist Erwin P. Lewandowski of Alpena was notified that his waterscape drawing, “Falling Water XVII,” was selected for the 14th Annual International Guild of Realism Juried Exhibition. The host gallery for this prestigious venue will be the Principle Gallery in Alexandria, Va. ...

Lions hear about library millage

The Alpena Lions Club received some club updates and heard about the upcoming library millage during their lunch meeting on Tuesday. Lion Paulette Roznowski reported the handicap swing, made by the Lions and placed at Starlight Beach in 2017, was repaired and a handicap sign was posted on ...

Special birthday

Courtesy Photo There were approximately 100 people who helped celebrate the 50th birthday of Kathy Ulch. She her 50th birthday with a party held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles on July 13. Most of her immediate family was able to attend. The party was catered by Marcia Mulligan and was ...

Duplicate bridge winners

The winners for the Alpena Duplicate Bridge Club were first place Marcy Shermand and Beverly Rousseau, second place Audrey Stevns and Loretta Reynolds, and third place Gayle Nowak and Dianna Brege. The group meets on Monday at 12:45 p.m. at the Firs United Methoist Church, First Avenue and ...

Mill to host V-J Day dinner

On Saturday, the Brush Creek Mill will celebrate V-J Day, as part of the community celebration, with a chicken dinner on the lawn, serving from 12-3 p.m. For $8 per person, or $25 for a family of five (two parents, and three children-12 or under) the dinner will consist of chicken, a chFor fun, ...

AHS graduate continues to achieve

Morgan Woloszyk is the definition of a high achiever. Woloszyk, daughter of Shannon Woloszyk and Dale Woloszyk, graduated from Alpena High School with honors at the age of 16 as a junior. She is the first female at AHS to earn her welding certification through the American Welding Society, ...

Wildlife sanctuary board considers invasive and more

Reports of kids’ programs, invasive plant removal and future dates highlighted the July meeting of the Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary Board at Alpena City Hall. Board member Susie Austin reported that the River Rats science/nature outdoor education programs were filled with 30 youngsters and their ...

Boys & Girls Club gala breaks records

The Boys & Girls Club of Alpena set new records at its 2019 Signature Spring Gala raffle dinner held earlier this year at the APlex in Alpena. Thanks to the generous Alpena community, the Club saw increases all around in proceeds, attendance, silent auction donations and sponsorship ...

Shoe Palooza

Courtesy Photo Hunter’s Harvest’s Mark Boyk makes a donation on behalf of Hunter’s Harvest to Tanya Schultz, parent liaison for the Great Start Collaborative’s Shoe Palooza. The shoe palooza drive aims to offer children a new pair of athletic shoes to start their school year off on ...

K of C Council

K of C Council 8041 of Hillman held a charter fishing raffle where $1,200 of the proceeds were donated to St. Bernard’s Friendship Room. Presenting the check is Jim Achatz, raffle chairman, Randy McAuley, Friendship Room director, and Paul Gressick, Grand Knight. An additional $1,200 was ...

Friends Together

Presque Isle Electric and Gas co-op is a proud 2019 major sponsor for Friends Together Five 4 Friends campaign. Representative Marie Chagnon Heizelman presented their donation of $3,000 to Friends Together Judy Burns. Friends Together is a non-profit cancer support center helping friends in our ...

Foundation helps DAV with goal of new vehicle

Courtesy Photo Recently First Federal Legacy Foundation donated grant money of $1,500 to the Alpena Disabled American Veterans Chapter 61, which is in need of a new DAV van to continue to transport veterans at no charge to their doctor appointments in Saginaw, Ann Arbor and Detroit with the ...

Museum receives recognition for Apollo 11 exhibit

In recognition of curating the “Many Inspired Steps” exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan recently receive a Certificate of Special Senatorial Recognition from Sen. Gary Peters. Planetarium Coordinator ...

Gates, Cubalo featured artists for August

Kathryn Cubalo is the Dragonfly Art Gallery’s artist of the month. The gallery will hold a reception for her at 116 E. Main Street on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. Cubalo has been a member of the gallery since its inception, and this month is the gallery’s 10th anniversary. Corky Gates is the ...

CCHS class of ’61 meets

The Alpena Catholic Central High School class of 1961 met for its annual informal gathering at the Alpena Golf Club on July 27 with 26 members in attendance. Much conversation was enjoyed about what happened years ago, what has happened since, and what plans are for “nexteryears.” Present ...

Upcoming class reunions

∫ The Alpena High School Class of ’64 will hold its 55th class reunion Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at the Presque Isle Lodge (PresqueIsleLodge.com). Heavy hors d’oeuvres and a little something for your sweet tooth. Bring whatever you want to drink, ice and glassware will be provided. Coffee will ...