A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization, Part 2, by Rochelle Armbruster

Last week’s column spoke of the importance of early socialization and learning basic obedience. This week’s column expands a bit more on the socialization part of the equation of raising a happy, confident, outgoing dog. One of the most important...

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection hosts Run 4 HOPE

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection is hosting the first annual Run 4 HOPE 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The proceeds of the event benefit the Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection. Presented by Mercy Memorial Hospital System and Food Town, the...

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization and Obedience, by Rochelle Armbruster

Are you a responsible dog parent? If so, one of the most important things you can do for your dog is to socialize him properly. This will help him to be friendlier and more confident–not only around other people, but...

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Spaying and Neutering, by Rochelle Armbruster

Are you a proud new ‘dog parent’? If so, congratulations! You now have a devoted friend for life (his, not yours–unfortunately, a dog’s lifespan is much shorter than a human’s). You are eager to give your new CBF (canine best...

Uncommon Sense: Unbalanced, Part 2, by Richard Lee

Those who seek asylum in this country are given a stipend to start life anew. They are not required to pay taxes but make demands on the citizenry as if this was their country like health care, voting rights and...

Uncommon Sense: Unbalanced, Part 1, by Richard Lee

It appears the biggest problem currently facing Americans is how badly we are out of balance. We go out of our way to assist the world with its problems yet largely ignore the issues in our own neighborhoods, cities, states,...

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...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of July 28, 2014

by - August 3, 2014

Our final political article this week was an interview with Honorable Cheryl Lohmeyer, Probate and Family Court Judge. She provided some insight as to why Governor Rick Snyder appointed her to the position in February 2014 and now asks for your...

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Community Notices

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection hosts Run 4 HOPE

by - August 18, 2014

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection is hosting the first annual Run 4 HOPE 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The proceeds of the event benefit the Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection. Presented by Mercy Memorial Hospital System and Food Town, the...

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: The Importance of Socialization, Part 2, by Rochelle Armbruster

by - August 19, 2014

Last week’s column spoke of the importance of early socialization and learning basic obedience. This week’s column expands a bit more on the socialization part of the equation of raising a happy, confident, outgoing dog. One of the most important...

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A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization, Part 2, by Rochelle Armbruster

Last week’s column spoke of the importance of early socialization and learning basic obedience. This week’s column expands a bit more...

by - August 19, 2014

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection hosts Run 4 HOPE

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection is hosting the first annual Run 4 HOPE 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The proceeds...

by - August 18, 2014

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization and Obedience, by Rochelle Armbruster

Are you a responsible dog parent? If so, one of the most important things you can do for your dog is...

by - August 12, 2014

Edition for the Week of August 4, 2014

What does shopping local mean to you? What is the truth about Ebola? What is wrong with Lake Erie? This week’s...

by - August 10, 2014

Edition for the Week of July 28, 2014

Our final political article this week was an interview with Honorable Cheryl Lohmeyer, Probate and Family Court Judge. She provided some insight...

by - August 3, 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

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection hosts Run 4 HOPE

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection is hosting the first annual Run 4 HOPE 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The proceeds...

by - August 18, 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

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization, Part 2, by Rochelle Armbruster

Last week’s column spoke of the importance of early socialization and learning basic obedience. This week’s column expands a bit more...

by - August 19, 2014

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection hosts Run 4 HOPE

Mercy Memorial Cancer Connection is hosting the first annual Run 4 HOPE 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The proceeds...

by - August 18, 2014

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Socialization and Obedience, by Rochelle Armbruster

Are you a responsible dog parent? If so, one of the most important things you can do for your dog is...

by - August 12, 2014

A Dog’s Life: The Importance of Spaying and Neutering, by Rochelle Armbruster

Are you a proud new ‘dog parent’? If so, congratulations! You now have a devoted friend for life (his, not yours–unfortunately,...

by - August 5, 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: Unbalanced, Part 2, by Richard Lee

Those who seek asylum in this country are given a stipend to start life anew. They are not required to pay...

by - August 3, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Unbalanced, Part 1, by Richard Lee

It appears the biggest problem currently facing Americans is how badly we are out of balance. We go out of our...

by - August 3, 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

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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