Tom Noreen

Stage play brings area families together

December 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jennifer and Michael Nind are at a rehearsal for a production of “The Christmas Carol.” Christmas is certainly a time when most people gather with family and friends for fun and frivolity. It’s just a given nowadays. Families look for creative ways to enjoy the tidings of the season. Some volunteer their time at a soup kitchen, some might wander their neighborhood [...]

A phoenix rises from the ashes

March 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Howard Christensen Nature Center takes steps to reopen by TOM NOREEN A group of about 30 people gathered at the Tyrone Township Hall on March 3 to learn about the progress made in reopening the Howard Christensen Nature Center (HCNC), 16160 Red Pine Dr, Kent City, as its own nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The center closed in January due to a funding shortage. Cindy [...]