A Dog’s Life: Fun in the Sun–A Cool Summer Activity with Your Dog, by Rochelle Armbruster

It’s the middle of summer and you and your canine friend are bored. You’re looking for something fun to do with him, but what? Go for a walk? Boring. Laze in the backyard? Super-boring. Play fetch? It’s too hot–and besides,...

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 appearing at HP headquarters. As a note, this is the start of a scammer’s cold call. The scammer’s charge...

RRCA OPEN HOUSE

The energy is palpable at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA), Monroe County’s performing arts center located in the heart of historic downtown Monroe, Mich.  More than 700 children and adults each week take lessons from degreed RRCA...

A Dog’s Life: What’s REALLY in Your Dog’s Food? by Rochelle Armbruster

(A warning: some parts of this article may be upsetting.) You love your dog and consider him as part of your family. You naturally want to feed him the best diet you possibly can, but there are so many choices...

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part 3, Resurrection, by Richard Lee

For the past two columns, we have explored the depths of my disdain for today’s music scene. However, as my wife points out, it would behoove me to balance my opinions lest I come off as always a negative curmudgeon....

A Dog’s Life: Demystifying Kennel Cough, by Rochelle Armbruster

You’ve just gotten back from a wonderful, relaxing vacation and are on your way to pick up your dog from the kennel where he’s been for the past week. Of course, being the vigilant pet parent that you are, you’ve...

MCOP Announces Registration Underway for “Running Against Hunger” 5k Run/Walk

Registration has begun for the 2014 “Running Against Hunger” 5k run/walk.  The event takes place on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Sterling State Park in Monroe.  Check-in time begins at 10:00 AM with the race starting at 11:00 AM. Cost...

A Dog’s Life: Keep Your Dog Cool in the Heat, by Rochelle Armbruster

It’s almost the middle of July–hard to believe that 2014 is more than half over already!! I’m sure everyone is enjoying the warm days which are sure a far cry from what we experienced this past winter (ugh)…but your dog...

A Dog’s Life: Heartworm Prevention for Summer, by Rochelle Armbruster

Summer’s here! Warm weather, outdoor activities…and bugs. Lots of bugs…including mosquitoes, which, besides being a pain in the backside for we humans, spread all kinds of nasty diseases. Probably the worst mosquito-borne illness for dogs is heartworm. These nasty little...

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part II, by Richard Lee

Country music holds a sacred place in my heart. Being raised on it, identifying with it, rebelling against it (when I was going to be a rock & roll star) and rediscovering it, country music has been the rampart of...

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part I, by Richard Lee

Music is a great love in my life. I was raised on it; I developed my own identity from it and have been disappointed by it for some time now. Although I pride myself on the diversity and eclectic nature...

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 luck – today’s article will cover your tracks. While it’s not possible to entirely hide your online presence, you...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of July 21, 2014

by - July 27, 2014

We continued our political coverage this week with a cover story on Melissa Matiash. Melissa offers a unique perspective in the race for Probate and Family Court judge – she’s a mother, wife, lawyer, community leader, and former nurse. Inside, we...

Pet Of The Week

Health by Go M.A.D. Fitness

Community Notices

RRCA OPEN HOUSE

by - July 26, 2014

The energy is palpable at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA), Monroe County’s performing arts center located in the heart of historic downtown Monroe, Mich.  More than 700 children and adults each week take lessons from degreed RRCA...

Tech Corner

The Support Scam

by - July 27, 2014

Several days ago, I had to fix a client’s PC after a supposed call from...

Featured Stories

A Dog’s Life: Fun in the Sun–A Cool Summer Activity with Your Dog, by Rochelle Armbruster

by - July 29, 2014

It’s the middle of summer and you and your canine friend are bored. You’re looking for something fun to do with him, but what? Go for a walk? Boring. Laze in the backyard? Super-boring. Play fetch? It’s too hot–and besides,...

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A Dog’s Life: Fun in the Sun–A Cool Summer Activity with Your Dog, by Rochelle Armbruster

It’s the middle of summer and you and your canine friend are bored. You’re looking for something fun to do with...

by - July 29, 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

Edition for the Week of July 21, 2014

We continued our political coverage this week with a cover story on Melissa Matiash. Melissa offers a unique perspective in the race...

by - July 27, 2014

RRCA OPEN HOUSE

The energy is palpable at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA), Monroe County’s performing arts center located in the...

by - July 26, 2014

Edition for the Week of July 21, 2014

We continued our political coverage this week with a cover story on Melissa Matiash. Melissa offers a unique perspective in the race...

by - July 27, 2014

Edition for the Week of July 14, 2014

This week we have five sections of great articles – and a fresh kitchen recipe. Our front page went to Jill...

by - July 19, 2014

Edition for the Week of July 7, 2014

The Buzz used this week’s edition to call attention to a great charitable organization in Monroe: Hope’s Closet. Located inside Hope...

by - July 13, 2014

Edition for the Week of June 30, 2014

We cannot wait for you to see this week’s Buzz. Except for our front-page story, which gives a lesson on the...

by - July 4, 2014

RRCA OPEN HOUSE

The energy is palpable at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA), Monroe County’s performing arts center located in the...

by - July 26, 2014

MCOP Announces Registration Underway for “Running Against Hunger” 5k Run/Walk

Registration has begun for the 2014 “Running Against Hunger” 5k run/walk.  The event takes place on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at...

by - July 10, 2014

The River Raisin Youth Theatre Prepares to Make a Splash in Summer Musical Little Shop of Horrors

Since the 1960 cult classic movie Little Shop of Horrors journeyed across the country from the screen to the stage, it...

by - June 22, 2014

Summer Schedule for the Monroe County Historical Museum and Sites

The Monroe County Historical Museum, Eby Log House, Navarre-Anderson Trading Post at River Raisin Territorial Park, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial...

by - June 17, 2014

A Dog’s Life: Fun in the Sun–A Cool Summer Activity with Your Dog, by Rochelle Armbruster

It’s the middle of summer and you and your canine friend are bored. You’re looking for something fun to do with...

by - July 29, 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

RRCA OPEN HOUSE

The energy is palpable at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA), Monroe County’s performing arts center located in the...

by - July 26, 2014

A Dog’s Life: What’s REALLY in Your Dog’s Food? by Rochelle Armbruster

(A warning: some parts of this article may be upsetting.) You love your dog and consider him as part of your...

by - July 22, 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

Targeted Advertising

In this world – whether electronic or real – everyone is targeted by ads. Most are generic, othersare revealing. What can...

by - May 26, 2014

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part 3, Resurrection, by Richard Lee

For the past two columns, we have explored the depths of my disdain for today’s music scene. However, as my wife...

by - July 21, 2014

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part II, by Richard Lee

Country music holds a sacred place in my heart. Being raised on it, identifying with it, rebelling against it (when I...

by - June 29, 2014

Uncommon Sense: The Untimely Death of Music Part I, by Richard Lee

Music is a great love in my life. I was raised on it; I developed my own identity from it and...

by - June 25, 2014

Uncommon Sense: An Open Letter to the Grandchildren, by Richard Lee

To the Grandchildren, There are many days when I have so much hope for the future. We are living in a...

by - June 9, 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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