Blood Donors Sought

There's no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That's why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood and platelets during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the...

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Vaccines Save Lives

Routine childhood immunizations protect children from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases by the age of two.During National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is urging Michiganders to ensure their...

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Peach, Politicians Leave Bad Taste

A few weeks back the 'Our Opinion' column in the Tri-City Times contained an opinion regarding state funding of our schools. I guess I should say the dwindling state funding of our educational system.That commentary did reinforce my rather low opinion of...

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Wind May be the New Crop in North Branch

On April 16, the North Branch Planning Commission voted for their draft wind turbine ordinance. Wind development would give a new steady revenue to farmers who have turbines on their property; as one young man stated, he wanted to harness this new crop and...

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Museum to Close During Construction

The Historical Society's Depot Museum in downtown Dryden will be closed until the road construction and replacement sidewalks are completed. We will re-open when access and parking are available again, and announce the re-opening in the Tri-City...

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Infant Immunization Week is April 26 – May 4

The St. Clair County Health Department is celebrating National Infant Immunization Week which runs from April 26 - May 4.This annual observance highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the...

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Walks Scheduled for Get Fit Don’t Sit Day

The St. Clair County Healthy Lifestyles Workgroup is encouraging everyone to participate on Wednesday, May 1, for the American Diabetes Association's 'Get Fit Don't Sit Day.' Get up and move at least once every 30 minutes throughout the workday and take a...

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He Didn’t Earn Success From Skin Color or White Privilege

On a very frequent basis I hear how white people have been the beneficiaries of "white privilege." I am not sure what that really means as those who make the charge have never defined the term. There is just the accusation that successful white citizens...

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She Didn’t Realize so Many Know Her

A special "Thank You" to everyone that sent me a birthday card on the 14th of March—my 90th birthday. I received 159 cards as of yesterday, April 8, 2019. How wonderful that was!I also want to thank Catherine Miniolli for the very nice article she wrote...

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Her Denial, While True, Was Misleading

In a breach of propriety a congressman from Florida yelled out during President Obama's State of the Union address "You lie" referring to the president's comments regarding his healthcare plan reducing costs. That the congressman spoke the truth has been...

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