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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3 p.m. Archery Gym 7 p.m. Lions ISHPEMING Open 8 ...

Center stage

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — When two actors get on stage, a series of tiny little “plays” dispatch all at once. The lighting, the sound, the set. Each aspect complements the other. And if someone forgets their cue, everyone knows that the show must go on. This ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 5-8 Mqt County Health-Dining Area 3 p.m. Archery ...

Ishpeming woman, 98, tells her story

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Of all the moments that shaped the 20th and 21st century, there are very few people who were there to share the stories of the ‘20s, the Great Depression, World War II let alone the Cold War, President John F. Kennedy’s ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3 p.m. Archery Gym ISHPEMING Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday ...

Roaring ’20s

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Smooth saxophone notes played with the help of a trumpeter imbued feelings of yesteryears. A Swedish treat of cardamom bread laid bonny on a silver platter, ready to be engulfed by many Scandinavian descendants. From jazz to ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 2:30 p.m. Archery Gym 3:30 p.m. Teen Room ...

Crafting for a cause

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Afghans, Hummel collectable figurines, homemade earrings and other crafty, gift items laid sprawled out on tables, showcasing more than their quality. The cause and fight to end Alzheimer’s disease is a continuing uphill battle, but ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 2:30 p.m. Archery Gym 3:30 p.m. Youth Room 7- ...

From firewood to refurbished canoes

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Chiseled cedar ribs, fainted varnish and a busted stern don’t appear to leave much of an opportunity to set sail in any kind of waters. However, where some may see rustic wood for a bonfire, local craftsman Craig Kitchen sees a ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 2:30 p.m. Archery Gym 3:30 p.m. Youth Room ...

Talking TRAVEL

By JACKIE JAHFETSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Traveling, whether it be domestic or international, has its amount of challenges between planning each day’s itinerary, budgeting for expenses and venturing in unfamiliar territory. But the Marquette and Negaunee senior centers are ...

Years of Service

MANASSAS, Va. — Prosecutor Paul Ebert is a man of few words, but in 52 years before juries and judges he learned to use those words to great effect. He has a particularly pithy way of summing up the two cases that came to define his career: the sniper and the snipper. The snipper is Lorena ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Noon, Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: 8:30 a.m., Aerobics 10 a.m., Aerobics/chair 10 a.m., Yoga Chair Noon, Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m., Bridge Club 1:15 p.m., Tai Chi 2:30 p.m., Archery Gym 3:30 p.m., Youth Room ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m.. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair Noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3:30 p.m. Youth ISHPEMING: Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ...

Joy of music

MARQUETTE — A little bit of live music, especially time-honored holiday songs, can bring joy to listeners and performers of all ages. An example of this was found at Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care in Marquette on Dec. 19, when the Brookridge Music Scene, which is ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3:30 p.m. Teens Room Open ISHPEMING Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ...

Silver skaters

MARQUETTE — For those looking to start a new activity in the new year, the Marquette Senior Center is spreading the word about the city’s senior skate program, which offers free skating opportunities for area residents age 55 and older most Friday nights at Lakeview Arena. The program ...

Probe: Medicaid funds still go to suspect senior care homes

By JENNIFER GOLLAN The Center for Investigative Reporting Medicaid funding has continued to flow to dozens of senior care-home operators in four states cited for stealing workers’ wages or breaking other labor laws, an investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative ...

Giving back

MARQUETTE — A few hours of your time can make a big difference for others. Due to this, older adults throughout Marquette County contribute thousands of hours to their communities each year through the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, providing a wide array of services to area ...