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Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Monroe and Southern Wayne County Seniors

This season, many Monroe and Southern Wayne County seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior® program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care® office, the program...

For the Love of Teaching, by Robert Price

The time has come for closing books And long lost looks must end And as I leave I know That I’ll be leaving my best friend. Lulu “To Sir With Love” I believe that teaching is the most challenging and...

James DeVries Recommends Floreine Mentel as Write-In Candidate for Monroe Public School Board

Where to with the Monroe Public Schools Board election (one write-in and one vacant chair)? I have known Floreine Mentel well for over 40 years. I have known her as my student, as a fellow educator, and a friend of...

A Dog’s Life: Fat Dog in a Furry Coat…(with apologies to the movie ‘Tommy Boy’ and the late Chris Farley), by Rochelle Armbruster

Have you taken a good look at your CBF (canine best friend) lately? Is he starting to look…um…a little chubby? Unfortunately, obesity in domestic pets is on the rise in the United States, just as it is for humans. (FYI,...

Self Esteem and a Teenager, by Robert Price

One of the most disturbing factors I found as a teacher was the low self-esteem of my students. It was so prevalent it had to be remedied before progress in learning could be measured. Self-esteem is the reputation you have...

Uncovering Mysteries at Monroe Golf & Country Club, Part 2

If you’re in the mood for spooky tales, click the link below. We interviewed several Monroe Golf & Country Club employees (former and current) to get first-hand accounts of their experiences in the clubhouse. Do these stories prove the clubhouse...

Edition for the Week of October 20, 2014

Look inside for a brand new ad from Floreine Mentel, write-in candidate for Monroe Public School Board, and Schall Automotive. We also have an updated ad from Monroe Golf & Country Club, just in time for Halloween. This week we...

Bobble Heads to Roller Coasters, by Robert Price

Hobbies are ways to relieve stress and express ourselves. Each activity has an impression of our personalities stamped upon it. These pastimes take on such a variety of interests, I thought it might entertain the reader to highlight some of...

Make ‘em Laugh, by Robert Price

“Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em laugh, don’t you know everyone wants to laugh.” Donald O’Connor danced across the set singing this popular tune from “Singing in the Rain.” Laughter is good medicine and therapeutic in many ways. The problem is...

A Dog’s Life: Vaccinating Your Dog – Necessity or Overkill? By Rochelle Armbruster

It’s a given that you love your dog and see him as an important member of your family. (If you didn’t love him, you wouldn’t be reading this column…) You want to ensure that he receives the best possible healthcare,...

Monroe Dodge Superstore and The River Raisin Centre for the Arts present The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra makes its second appearance at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts on Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 pm. In this musical journey down memory lane, enjoy such Big Band classics as Song of India, Stardust,...

Uncovering Mysteries at Monroe Golf & Country Club

MGCC, as locals call it, has a long and storied past. Click the link below to read of this former mansion’s history. The story will be continued next week with spooky tales that suggest the golf club is haunted. Mysterious...

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Uncovering Mysteries at Monroe Golf & Country Club, Part 2

by - October 26, 2014

If you’re in the mood for spooky tales, click the link below. We interviewed several Monroe Golf & Country Club employees (former and current) to get first-hand accounts of their experiences in the clubhouse. Do these stories prove the clubhouse...

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Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Monroe and Southern Wayne County Seniors

by - October 30, 2014

This season, many Monroe and Southern Wayne County seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior® program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care® office, the program...

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Safety of Your Data and How Security Through Obscurity is Plain Theater

by - September 27, 2014

Only one interview about the iCloud security breach of celebrities’ private photos exists: with the...

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Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Monroe and Southern Wayne County Seniors

This season, many Monroe and Southern Wayne County seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to...

by - October 30, 2014

For the Love of Teaching, by Robert Price

The time has come for closing books And long lost looks must end And as I leave I know That I’ll...

by - October 30, 2014

James DeVries Recommends Floreine Mentel as Write-In Candidate for Monroe Public School Board

Where to with the Monroe Public Schools Board election (one write-in and one vacant chair)? I have known Floreine Mentel well...

by - October 30, 2014

A Dog’s Life: Fat Dog in a Furry Coat…(with apologies to the movie ‘Tommy Boy’ and the late Chris Farley), by Rochelle Armbruster

Have you taken a good look at your CBF (canine best friend) lately? Is he starting to look…um…a little chubby? Unfortunately,...

by - October 28, 2014

Uncovering Mysteries at Monroe Golf & Country Club, Part 2

If you’re in the mood for spooky tales, click the link below. We interviewed several Monroe Golf & Country Club employees...

by - October 26, 2014

Edition for the Week of October 20, 2014

Look inside for a brand new ad from Floreine Mentel, write-in candidate for Monroe Public School Board, and Schall Automotive. We...

by - October 26, 2014

Uncovering Mysteries at Monroe Golf & Country Club

MGCC, as locals call it, has a long and storied past. Click the link below to read of this former mansion’s...

by - October 19, 2014

Edition for the Week of October 13, 2014

Look inside for a brand new ad from Charles Londo, candidate for Michigan state rep. We also have updated ads from...

by - October 19, 2014

Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Monroe and Southern Wayne County Seniors

This season, many Monroe and Southern Wayne County seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to...

by - October 30, 2014

Monroe Dodge Superstore and The River Raisin Centre for the Arts present The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra makes its second appearance at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts on Saturday, November 8 at...

by - October 23, 2014

Arts Midwest and The River Raisin Centre for the Arts present The Golden Dragon Acrobats

Witness the only Chinese acrobatic company touring year-round in the United States perform at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts...

by - October 5, 2014

Mercy Memorial Hospital System Signs Definitive Agreement to Join ProMedica

Mercy Memorial Hospital System (MMHS) has signed a definitive agreement to join ProMedica, culminating with MMHS becoming a member of ProMedica...

by - September 28, 2014

Local Program Brightens the Holidays for Monroe and Southern Wayne County Seniors

This season, many Monroe and Southern Wayne County seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to...

by - October 30, 2014

For the Love of Teaching, by Robert Price

The time has come for closing books And long lost looks must end And as I leave I know That I’ll...

by - October 30, 2014

James DeVries Recommends Floreine Mentel as Write-In Candidate for Monroe Public School Board

Where to with the Monroe Public Schools Board election (one write-in and one vacant chair)? I have known Floreine Mentel well...

by - October 30, 2014

A Dog’s Life: Fat Dog in a Furry Coat…(with apologies to the movie ‘Tommy Boy’ and the late Chris Farley), by Rochelle Armbruster

Have you taken a good look at your CBF (canine best friend) lately? Is he starting to look…um…a little chubby? Unfortunately,...

by - October 28, 2014

Safety of Your Data and How Security Through Obscurity is Plain Theater

Only one interview about the iCloud security breach of celebrities’ private photos exists: with the Wall Street Journal’s Tim Cook. Because...

by - September 27, 2014

The Support Scam

Several days ago, I had to fix a client’s PC after a supposed call from HP support concerning a Windows error...

by - July 27, 2014

Opt Out Of Things That Track You

So, you want to opt out of all forms of tracking software, whether it be advertising or data collection. You’re in...

by - June 25, 2014

Get Rid Of Facebook Ads

If you are like me and only go to Facebook for life updates from friends, you have probably been turned-off by...

by - June 8, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Compassion for All, by Richard Lee

Well, for those of you that follow Uncommon Sense, as you can see, this issue of domestic violence within the NFL...

by - September 28, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Media, Darling…, by Richard Lee

Let me start this article with a completely clear and to-the-point statement…If you a man willingly commit bodily injury to a...

by - September 15, 2014

Uncommon Sense: A Woman’s Worth, by Richard Lee

Recently, I watched a short clip from a one woman show. The show opened with the actress portraying several different female...

by - September 10, 2014

Uncommon Sense: A Plan of Action, by Richard Lee

I’m tired. Well, I guess we all have a case of fatigue. What I’m talking about has more to do with...

by - September 8, 2014

The Caffeine Dilemma: Is a Healthy Energy Drink Possible?

Caffeine – one word that literally contains so much potency. Studies show the stimulant can enhance athletic performance by up to...

by - March 30, 2014

Stop Resisting Exercise and Just Do It

There’s that dreaded word again – exercise. We all know we should do it, and yet many of us make as...

by - March 13, 2014

Invest in Your Body with Just Three Hours Each Week

Did you know a single week contains 168 hours? That’s right – 24 hours a day times seven days. And all...

by - February 23, 2014

To Burn Calories, You Need More than to Think about Exercise

Here is one of the simplest and truest statements when it comes to exercise: thinking about going to the gym will...

by - February 23, 2014

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