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ind your loved ones that Social Security helps people in all stages of life. We provide easy and convenient ways to learn about and apply for benefits. Using our online services, you can assist friends and family members to: Apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Check if the person you are...
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, I know everyone makes Chicken and Tuna salad differently. I’m looking for recipes that...
Paul M. Dake M.D.
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
Summer is in full swing here in Michigan, schools are out, gas prices are up, and we have already hit the 90 degree heat index once. As the summer begins lets make some plans. We need to have a plan to enjoy some time with family and friends outside of social media. Force yourself to get out to...
“Backyarding”—the art of taking indoor activities to the outdoors—is a trend that has caught on. Thoughts of playing in and working in the yard often kick into high gear. Perhaps you are already dreaming of family gatherings, grilling and eating in your backyard. Or maybe you wish to add a yoga...
Question: What is a Social Security “credit?” Answer: During your working years, earnings covered by Social Security are posted to your record. You earn Social Security credits based on those earnings. The amount of earnings needed for one credit rises as average earnings levels rise. To learn how...
The Eastern Bluebird is a beautiful small thrush once very common in eastern North America. After the arrival of birds brought from Europe, like the Starling and House Sparrow, it became less common since it wasn’t able to compete with those more aggressive birds for nesting sites. People in the...
25 Years Ago (June 1999)
5 Years Ago (June 2019) Wilson’s Cheese Shoppe Celebrates 80 Years in Business - Since 1939, people have sought out Wilson’s famous Pinconning Cheese for nutritious and delicious cheese handcrafted from the milk of grass-fed cows. Our cheese was free of gluten, rBGH, and antibiotics long before...
Send calendar items to: Email: pinconningjrnl@outlook.com; The Pinconning Journal, P.O. Box 626, Pinconning, MI 48650 Phone: 989-879-3811 - Fax: 989-879-5529 Thursday, June 13th, • Rotary Club, Regular Meeting at Pinconning County Park, Noon. Friday, June 14th, • VFW Post #3724 & Auxiliary Flag...
Flies of all kinds peak in numbers during late summer due to the availability of decaying fruit and other organic material outdoors. While fruit flies can be found indoors in the presence of overripe fruits, the fall months are a time when their population size is high and bothersome. This is...

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