Virginia Horner

Virginia J. Horner, beloved daughter of the late Virginia H. and Sidney D.L. Jackson, died after a brief illness on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Laurel Lake Community in Hudson, Ohio.Born July 23, 1932 in Toledo, Ohio, her parents moved to Shaker Heights, Ohio shortly after her birth where she graduated from Hathaway Brown School. She then attended and graduated […]

Mary Hannah Curzan

Mary Hannah Curzan, a Michigander at heart who, as a trained political scientist, loved living in the D.C. area, died at home on November 7, 2014. She was 75. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Myron P. Curzan; her three daughters Elisabeth, Anne, and Kate; her two sons-in-law Marin and Nat; and her five grandchildren Niko, Hannah, […]

County Holiday Crafts show Nov. 22 benefits area food pantry

Emmet County’s annual Christmas Holiday Arts, Crafts and Gift Show will take place this year on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Community Building at the Emmet County Fairgrounds. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dozens of vendors will be offering their one-of-a-kind, quality gift and craft items during the show. Admission is $2 or a donation […]

Letter: Nurse Practitioner Week celebrates unique healthcare professionals

To the Editor:The week of November 9-15, 2014 is National Nurse Practitioner Week. This week provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the important work of these unique healthcare professionals who for nearly a half-century have provided comprehensive, cost-effective, patient-centered services to millions of Americans in need of primary, acute and specialty healthcare services. The Institute of Medicine, together with […]

Local alternative gift program moves online

Char-Em Alternative Gifts is an effort to offer meaningful gifts for the holiday season. In years past, alternative gift fairs have raised dollars for important causes in our area on one or two days in December. When blustery winter weather kept shoppers away for a few years in a row, the gift fairs went away. A small group of nonprofit […]

Swirl continues with Holiday Wine Market set for Sunday, Nov. 16 at Arts Center

The 2014-15 Swirl season at the Crooked Tree Arts Center continues with the annual Holiday Wine Market on Sunday, November 16 from 4 pm to 6:30 pm. Esperance will be providing over 30 varietals and featuring special appetizers and entertaining ideas. “Esperance is the perfect fit for this year’s Holiday Wine Market! They continue to change and reinvent themselves in […]