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Don’t move that chair

May 28, 2015 We all know folks who rearrange their furniture every few months. Visiting such people can be a challenge because we never know where we’ll find the couch or our favorite easy chair. more »»

Pump it up:

May 21, 2015 GWINN — The Forsyth Township Senior Center, in conjunction with the Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress, is looking to host a Matter of Balance class early this summer. more »»

Never forget the departed

May 21, 2015 With all the fuss given to an extra shopping day at Walmart, the true meaning of Memorial Day has changed over the year. more »»

Relay for Life

May 19, 2015 ISHPEMING — For the American Cancer Society’s 20th annual Relay for Life at Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming, organizers thought they’d do things a little differently. more »»

Diabetes numbness a trial

May 19, 2015 Remember Steve, the gentleman who lost his leg due to an infection, mentioned in a previous edition? Steve was a diabetic, who cut himself when he trimmed his own toenails. more »»

Deadman’s Curve an area danger

May 19, 2015 One of the most significant contributions ever made to automobile travel safety was made right here in our great Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I am sure that many of you know that Mr. Kenneth I. more »»

County medical care facility gets special ‘Hematite’ visit

May 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Margueritte “Mugsy” Thibodeau has been a Hematite for 79 years, she said, ever since she graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1936. more »»

Winter flies vex, irritate

May 14, 2015 I was settled in bed the other night, all set to read another chapter in Maeve Binchy’s “The Lilac Bus” when I heard the whirl of a winter fly. You know what I mean. more »»

Senior events

May 14, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Quarter century and counting

May 7, 2015 MARQUETTE — According to Marquette County’s Aging Services, the number of people age 60 and older is projected to reach nearly 30 percent of the county’s total population by 2020. more »»

Mom’s Day a time to remember

May 7, 2015 I never really knew Mom, never knew her dreams or the secrets she held close to her heart. She passed away six years ago and took her thoughts with he. more »»

Senior events

May 7, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Chili dog

April 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Earlier this year Consulate Health Care’s Mather Nursing Center in Ishpeming was the site of a chili cookoff and small craft show. more »»

King Optical venture was special time

April 30, 2015 The summer of 1960 must have been slow and boring. I didn’t have any friends on the sideroad, I was too old to play with dolls, and too young to appreciate the music of Elvis. more »»

Senior events

April 30, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

FORE!

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior Center is teaming up with U.P. SportsPlex & Family Fun Center in Marquette to offer beginners golf lessons for local seniors, if they get enough people to sign up. more »»

Senior events

April 23, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Breakfast for one? A great idea!

April 23, 2015 Occasionally I treat myself to breakfast at a local restaurant. Unlike some folks, I don’t mind dining alone. more »»

Bound for Washington, D.C.

April 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Honor Flight will be taking another 75 veterans to Washington, D.C., Wednesday. This trip will include 12 veterans of World War II and 63 Korean War veterans. more »»

Senior events

April 16, 2015 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

 
 
 

 

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