Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here, and we also have updates from long-time advertisers Meadow Montessori, Go M.A.D. Fitness, Monroe Collision, and Potter Cemetery. Inside,...

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Marquee Season

RRCA’s 2014-2015 Marquee Season will open, for the final time, after a great seven year run, with The Rocky Horror Show. Along with The Rocky Horror Show, the RRCA will produce four other shows this season: The Nutcracker Ballet, Home...

DTE EMPLOYEES HELP LOCAL FAMILY AND NONPROFITS

United Way hosted a check presentation by DTE Energy Employees at their August Board of Directors’ meeting.  DTE Energy employees from the Monroe Power Plant raised over $1700.00 to offer help and support for local non-profits and the family of...

A Dog’s Life: Helping Your Dog Cope with a New School Year

Summer passed in the blink of an eye, and Labor Day is next week–which usually signals the unofficial end of the season and the start of the new school year. Your dog has had a blast playing with your kids...

Time to Start Talking: Making Parents Part of the Aging Process Now

Local senior care experts encourage families to tackle tough conversations about aging Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving, early and often can save families years of heartache, tension and even legal battles. Yet, research...

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,...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

by - September 1, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here, and we also have updates from long-time advertisers Meadow Montessori, Go M.A.D. Fitness, Monroe Collision, and Potter Cemetery. Inside,...

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Community Notices

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Marquee Season

by - September 1, 2014

RRCA’s 2014-2015 Marquee Season will open, for the final time, after a great seven year run, with The Rocky Horror Show. Along with The Rocky Horror Show, the RRCA will produce four other shows this season: The Nutcracker Ballet, Home...

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

Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

by - September 1, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here, and we also have updates from long-time advertisers Meadow Montessori, Go M.A.D. Fitness, Monroe Collision, and Potter Cemetery. Inside,...

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Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here,...

by - September 1, 2014

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Marquee Season

RRCA’s 2014-2015 Marquee Season will open, for the final time, after a great seven year run, with The Rocky Horror Show....

by - September 1, 2014

DTE EMPLOYEES HELP LOCAL FAMILY AND NONPROFITS

United Way hosted a check presentation by DTE Energy Employees at their August Board of Directors’ meeting.  DTE Energy employees from...

by - September 1, 2014

A Dog’s Life: Helping Your Dog Cope with a New School Year

Summer passed in the blink of an eye, and Labor Day is next week–which usually signals the unofficial end of the...

by - August 26, 2014

Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here,...

by - September 1, 2014

Edition for the Week of August 18, 2014

Look inside for this week’s edition of The Monroe Buzz. We answer a question about  Michigan’s economy and discuss how our...

by - August 24, 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

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Marquee Season

RRCA’s 2014-2015 Marquee Season will open, for the final time, after a great seven year run, with The Rocky Horror Show....

by - September 1, 2014

DTE EMPLOYEES HELP LOCAL FAMILY AND NONPROFITS

United Way hosted a check presentation by DTE Energy Employees at their August Board of Directors’ meeting.  DTE Energy employees from...

by - September 1, 2014

Time to Start Talking: Making Parents Part of the Aging Process Now

Local senior care experts encourage families to tackle tough conversations about aging Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life...

by - August 26, 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

Edition for the Week of August 24, 2014

See what’s new with The Buzz. You might first notice some new ads: Doug Spade for State Senate is in here,...

by - September 1, 2014

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts Announces 2014-2015 Marquee Season

RRCA’s 2014-2015 Marquee Season will open, for the final time, after a great seven year run, with The Rocky Horror Show....

by - September 1, 2014

DTE EMPLOYEES HELP LOCAL FAMILY AND NONPROFITS

United Way hosted a check presentation by DTE Energy Employees at their August Board of Directors’ meeting.  DTE Energy employees from...

by - September 1, 2014

A Dog’s Life: Helping Your Dog Cope with a New School Year

Summer passed in the blink of an eye, and Labor Day is next week–which usually signals the unofficial end of the...

by - August 26, 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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