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Wood Duck
The male Wood Duck, with its shiny green head and slicked back crest, orange and white bill, cinnamon breast, black and white markings on its neck and sides, and dark back and tail, is a wonder to behold. His mate, while still colorful, is fairly drab in comparison. Wood Ducks usually return to...
David Tokarsky, Rotary Club President, and Parys Lidell, Garber Nissan/Hyundai General Manager in Saginaw.   		             --Courtesy Photo
On June 20th, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Parys Lidell, General Manager of the Garber Nissan/Hyundai dealership in Saginaw. Parys was recently named one the “Top 40 Under 40” by NADA (National Automobile Dealers Association) which recognizes young...
Casey Pashak
15 Years Ago (June 2009) Three Spartan ball players have been named to the All State teams, voted on by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association and the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association. Coty Swinson was named to the All State Baseball Division 2 First Team as a...
Thursday, June 27th, • Rotary Club, Regular Meeting at CJ’s, Noon. Tuesday, July 2nd, • Tuesdays in the Park, Cornpone, Pinconning Bandshell in Doc Letchfield Park, from 7:00 pm - 8 pm, bring a lawn chair. Standing events Second Monday • Pinconning Area School Board of Education Meeting, 6:00 pm HS...
® Registration opens 1 month before at 9 am Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult at all programs - July Events - Adult and Teen • Art of Herbal Tea with Bevin Cohen ® Tuesday, July 9th, 6:00-7:00 pm • Pinconning Book Club Tuesday, July 23rd, 2:30-4:00 pm • Life is an...
Lynn Eckerle
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, Would everyone please share their best Fourth of July picnic recipes? - Janet from...
Paul Dake
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
Dan Couveau
I come to you today with a heavy heart. We lost a dear friend today, someone that was always loyal, kind, and loving. Someone that made your life a little better each time you saw them, and always had compassion for others in their smile. Someone that we wish we could be like. Our sorrow is only...
The Purple Martins have returned to our area after spending the winter in South America. For homeowners who maintain “martin condos” it is time to clean them out and set them back up on their poles. These birds, like most swallows, return to their nesting territory on or about the same day every...
25 Years Ago (June 1999) Executive Secretary, Mary C. Ellery was shocked when she came to work on the morning of June 23rd (1999) and found her name on the administration section of the new addition. Pictured are administration staff members: (from left) Jack White, Charlie Bibbee, Mary Ellery, Kim Browning, June Wilson, Lois Killingbeck, Sue Bishop, and Al Veenkant. Missing from photo is Barb Zapoluch.
Mary Ellery, Executive Secretary to the Superintendent and the Board of Education retires today (June 23, 1999) after 47 years on the job. In honor of her long and faithful service to the school district, the Board named the suite of administration offices in the new addition the Mary C. Ellery...

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