Words on Weather & Climate by Craig James, September 30, 2010

The Long Island Express  by CRAIG JAMES  In last week’s article I wrote about the extreme weather that occurred in 1888, 1896 and 1899. This week I want to take a look at the incredible hurricane that devastated New England on September 21, 1938. This is another amazing weather event most people have never heard […]

Kent Theatre to present ‘Bull in a China Shop’

Working with new director Kristian Phillippy, the Cedar Springs Community Players (standing, l–r) Betty Childress, Mimi Russell, Pat Kennedy, John Foley, Kathy McFarlane, Carol McNulty, Linda Hunt, Don Hunt; (kneeling, l–r) Peggy Snell and Joanne Carter bring a comedy/mystery to the Kent Theatre.

The Cedar Springs Community Players will be presenting the comedy/mystery “Bull in a China Shop” by C.B. Gilford on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-16. Performances will be at the Kent Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m. The action starts when a houseful of sweet little old ladies discover that a handsome bachelor lives across the […]

Birthdays — October 2–8

2nd Iona Klinger, Carole Lenon, Arthur Ross, Marcia Shanken, Nancy Winks 3rd Kimberly Smith 4th Suzanne Grover, Matthew Mawby, Nicole Renee Poddig, Linda TenBrink  5th Ellie Landheer, Marion Miller  6th Rebecca Bartlett, Shirley Gilman, Michael Kunkel Jr., Donna Mitchell  7th Judy Raible  8th Sandra Doyle

Main Street by Roger Allen, publisher — September 30, 2010

Are my seams straight?   Getting old has a bad rap. Baldness, bad health, indigestion, and achy joints: that’s the picture. I’m experienced in the old-age department and I know those things are part of it. But another bummer is under-appreciated: the older you get, the harder it is to find people who catch on […]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon, September 30, 2010

Prisoners claim fraudulent tax credit  Principal Residence Exemption explained    When you go to tax seminars, you find out all kinds of information about our tax system. For example, last Friday at a seminar in Lansing, I learned some more facts about people claiming the First Time Homebuyer Credit who were not supposed to be […]