IRON COUNTY REPORTER August 27, 2013
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OCT. 12-20 NEW YORK CITY- A Guided Tour to the Empire State Bldg, Statue of Liberty - on Liberty Island, Museum of Immigration, 9/11 Memorial, Broadway Show “Mama Mia”, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Central Park, Shop at Macy’s. Always doing things while on the road - join us on this Great Trip!
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More than 100 years after Labor Day was first celebrated, debate remains as to who is responsible for the holiday. Regardless of the holiday’s origins, the way it is celebrated today is vastly different from how it was at its inception. The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882, in New York City, and the holiday may have been inspired by a Canadian labor dispute that took place in Toronto in 1872. That dispute fueled a workers’ strike. Records that show Peter J. McGuire, the then general secretary of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and a cofounder of the American Federation of Labor, was the first person to suggest a day to honor workers. However, there are other people who feel Matthew Maguire, a machinist, and later the secretary of Local 344 of the International Association of
Machinists in Paterson, N.J., proposed the holiday in 1882. Soon after the Central Labor Union in New York adopted a Labor Day proposal and began plans for a demonstration and picnic. In 1884, the first Monday in September was designated as Labor Day. The Central Labor Union encouraged similar organizations in other cities to follow New York’s example and hold their own holidays for workers on the same date. By 1885, Labor Day was celebrated in cities across the country. However, it was not yet considered an official, federal holiday, and many people fought to secure legislation. Such legislation began on the state level, where New York became the first state to introduce a bill recognizing Labor Day. But in February of 1887, Oregon became the first state to pass a law recognizing Labor Day. Following Oregon’s lead,
Colorado, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey officially recognized Labor Day. Many other states soon followed suit, and Congress passed an act making the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday in the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories. The first Labor Day festivities included speeches and picnics, and many of the first workers honored were carpenters, machine and factory workers and other industry workers. Today, the holiday celebrates many blue collar workers, including firefighters, police officers, bakers, teachers, and pharmacists. However, Labor Day has transformed into an end-of-summer hurrah more so than a holiday to pay homage to workers. Rather than parades, many people flock to the seaside to soak up a few more of the sun’s rays before saying goodbye to the summer.
Community Supports Aide Assist developmentally disabled and/or mentally ill adults in Iron River, MI. A variety of Part-time shifts are available, High School diploma, GED or equivalent, and valid driver’s license. Applicant would also need to be fingerprinted and submit to drug testing. Starting wage of $9.50. Northpointe is an E.O.E. Send resume to: Northpointe HR Director 715 Pyle Drive, Kingsford, MI 49802
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Bulletin Board... Alcoholics Anonymous Closed A.A. meeting on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. and Open A.A. meeting on Fridays at 10 a.m. at the St. Agnes School Building, north enterance, first room on the right. Handicap accessible. Evening meetings of A.A. also on Wednesday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in Crystal Falls on Mondays at 7 p.m. at United Lutheran Church on Superior Avenue. Call 875-3081. Serenity Seekers AA group in Amasa has moved to the United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls; meetings held on Sunday at 6 p.m., use side door off of US-2. Al-Anon meetings for family and friends of alcoholics are held as follows: Mondayclosed meeting, non-smoking, 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the St. Agnes school building, north entrance, in Iron River. Call 265-5402 or 265-3721 for more information. Narcotics Anynomous meets every Tuesday & Thursday at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Iron River. The Iron County Cancer Unit is now assisting cancer patients. For information, call 265-4420. www.tcoinc. com/iccu The NorthSTAR Health System Volunteer Services (Hospital Auxiliary) meets on the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m., at the in the hospital conference room.
The NorthSTAR Health System Aging & Memory Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Support meets the 1st Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. in one of the NHS Conference Rooms.
for more information.
The Iron County Medical Care Facility Ladies Auxiliary meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month. Contact the facility at (906) 874-1501 for time and place.
Alfred Branchini, American Legion Post 17 hold their regular member meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Cribbage is every Monday night and third Saturday night each month. Poker Shootout is the last Wednesday of the month. Officer, house and finance meetings are held the second Wednesday every month at 6 p.m.
A Diabetes Support Group meets the second Wednesday of the month from 2-3 p.m.at the West Iron District Library in Iron River. For more information, call (906) 265-2153. Dementia Support Group provided by NORTHSTAR Health System, first Thursday of each month, 2-3:00 p.m. at NORTHSTAR. For more information call (906) 265-0482 The Crystal Falls Senior Citizen Council meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Finance Committee at 2:30. Caring House can be contacted via the 24-hour crisis line in Iron Mountain. The toll-free number is 1-800392-7839. Supper at His House, a soup kitchen will be held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m at the First Presbyterian Church, 525 West Adams Street, Iron River. Everyone in the community is invited, no question, no qualifications, and no cost. Call 906-265-2018
VFW Post 3134 and its Ladies Auxiliary hold their monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
The Reino Post #21 will hold Cribbage every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 212 Washington Ave., Iron River. Reino Unit #21 American Legion Auxiliary meets third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. downstairs of Legion Post. no meeting June, July and August. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 of the Louis Bowman Post meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center in Crystal Falls. (No meetings are held in January and February.) The D.A.V. meetings will be held at the V.F.W. Riverside in Iron River at 7 p.m. every second Thursday of the month.
Every Tuesday D.A.V. hosting coffee clutch at V.F.W. 9 a.m. Welcome all vets. Tufts-Rondon Post 2891 of Crystal Falls schedule of meetings: Regular VFW meet at 6 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday; VFW Men’s Aux. meet at 6 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday; VFW Ladies Aux. meet at 1:30 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday; VFW House Committee meet 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday. Louis Bowman Post 87 of the American Legion of Crystal Falls schedule of meetings: Regular American Legion meet at 6 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday, winter at C.F. VFW Post, summer at CCVP Hall; The Camp Christine Veterans Park Committee meet immediately following the regular American Legion meeting on the 3rd Tuesday. The Iron County National Guard Club meets the first Tuesday of every other month at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Stambaugh American Legion. Iron County Historical and Museum Society meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Iron County Museum, 100 Brady Ave., Caspian. TOPS Club M11072 meets every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the Crystal Falls City Hall basement meeting room. New members welcome. For more information call Myrna
at 875-4169. The Crystal Falls Business Association meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 pm at the Forest Park School Library, for more information call 822-7738. The Iron County Right To Life meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 800 Selden Rd., Iron River. For more information, call (906) 265-2976, www. ironcountyrighttolife.org. The Classic Farm Machinery of Iron County meets the first Monday of each month at 7 pm in the back room of the Iron River VFW. For more information call Greg Kramer at 265-2221. The U.P. Championship Rodeo Board meets on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the VFW in Iron River, www.uprodeo.com. The Iron Conservation District meets every third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the construction code meeting room, Iron County Courthouse basement, Crystal Falls. The Beechwood Historical Society meets the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Beechwood Hall. Golden K meets every Wednesday at 8 a.m. in the
Iron River Senior Center. New members welcome. Amvets Post 436 (Beechwood) meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Beechwood Hall. Contact numbers are 265-3645 or 265-3122. Carrie Jacobs Bond Quilters meet Tuesday and Thursday in Room 208 Windsor Center 9 a.m-??. Everyone welcome. The Wykon Athletic Booster Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at the West Iron County Commons area. The Iron Amateur Hockey Association (IAHA) Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at The Station (JuneJuly-Aug.). Adult open skate is from 1-3 p.m. on Mondays. Open skate is on Friday and Saturday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. All current information is at www.iaha.net The Iron Range Amateur Radio Club meets at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Beef-A-Roo next to Angeli’s Central Market. Anyone interested in Amateur Radio are welcome to attend these meetings. The Crystal Falls District Library Board meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 12:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the library. The public is invited.
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MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP—The annual Mansfield Community Picnic, sponsored by the Mansfield Memories Committee, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1, at the Recreation Area (tennis court) on M-69 in Mansfield Township. The Mansfield Memories Committee invites residents, neighbors, former residents and anyone who has an interest in Mansfield activities to come and join in the fun. There will be games for the children beginning at 1:30 p.m. under the guidance of Shirley Beck.
At 2:30 p.m. there will be the annual softball game (Wiffle Ball) pitting the Bombers against the Crushers, led into battle by Norm Mika and Randy Beck. Both teams will be vying for the Rudy Johnson Memorial Trophy. Following the ball game there will also be the egg toss, which is open to young and old alike and always proves to be quite interesting whether you are a participant or spectator. The picnic activities will then move to the Mansfield Township Hall on M-69 for the picnic buffet and music by Jim Clem-
IRON RIVER—The Northern Great Lakes Walk for Children with Apraxia of Speech will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at Nanaimo Park. All proceeds from the walk will benefit important apraxia programs and research of the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). Childhood apraxia of speech is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder in children. The disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables and words despite having a good understanding of language. The walk is
held to heighten awareness and funding. Elaina Dutcher is coordinating the event. The walk is open to all adults and children. Those who register by Aug. 18 will receive an official Walk for Children with Apraxia T-shirt in their size on walk day. On-site registration and check-in on Sept. 14 begins at 9 a.m., with the walk starting at 10. Anyone interested in registering, making a donation or learning more about the event can contact elainadutcher@ ymail.com or visit the event website at secure. apraxia-kids.org/ironriverwalk.
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ent. Grilled brats, hot dogs, fresh corn, salads, desserts and beverages will be served beginning at 5 p.m. This buffet is available for $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 to six and five and under free. Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available for purchase throughout the after-
noon. It is recommended that anyone wishing to attend supply their own lawn chair to make the afternoon more comfortable. In case of inclement weather, all picnic activities will be held at the Mansfield Township Hall. For more information, please call 875-3553 or 875-3706.
All Veterans’ picnic date set for Sept. 1 IRON COUNTY—The Iron County All Veterans’ recognition picnic will be held on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Pentoga Park pavilion. Everyone from various veterans’ organizations and their auxiliaries are invited to attend the event. Veterans visiting the area and their immediate families are also welcome to attend the picnic. The registration desk will be set up starting at noon and continuing for the afternoon. Each adult donating-registrant will receive a single door prize ticket to retain for drawing sometime around mid-afternoon. At the desk, tickets for the 50/50 raffle and other fundraising sales will be available throughout the afternoon. Big item raffle prize tickets will be available for five specially purchased items. A short opening
ceremony will take place at 12:50 p.m. beginning with the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. The M.C., Bob B will present a few words honoring various veteran individuals and groups. The main picnic dishes will be served starting at 1:30 p.m. and continuing throughout the day. The dishes, utnesils and liquid refreshments will be available at no charge. This year’s main dishes include bratwursts, hot dogs and hamburgers. A passing dish would be appreciated. Music for this year’s picnic will be provided by Reggie and the Rascals during the afternoon. “We hope to have enough volunteer help so that everyone involved will have a great time making new acquaintances and enjoying old friends in the spirit of comradeship,” said a spokesperson.
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Miners Day Family Picnic Iron County Historical Museum - Caspian OUTDOOR CELEBRATION TO HONOR THE FORMER MINERS OF THE AREA
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Put a new twist on traditional burgers Burgers are a staple of easy living. They can be enjoyed at lunch, dinner or even served miniature as hors d’oeuvres. Relatively easy to whip up, burgers are also a go-to meal when time is short but everyone is hungry. Though burgers are simple to create and even easier to love, over time the same old burger recipe might need to be spiced up a little. Burgers can be modified with the addition of different toppings, but for home cooks who want a burger that is different from the inside out, they may want to go back to the culinary drawing board. Experimenting with flavors can help you to create an entirely new burger that is a far cry from the cheese- and bacon-topped standard. For example, using flavors inspired from the Tuscan hillside can breathe new life into burgers. Consider this recipe for “Tasty Tuscan Burgers” and modify as necessary to whet your appetite. Tasty Tuscan Burgers Makes 4 servings 11/2 pounds ground pork or turkey (a white meat works best with the other flavors) 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese or pecorino romano 1/3 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs 1 cup thinly chopped or grated zucchini 1 to 2 plum tomatoes, chopped 8 freshly chopped basil leaves or a teaspoon of prepared pesto 4 slices fresh mozzarella 4 slices red onion 4 leaves romaine lettuce 4 medium ciabatta rolls,
split and lightly toasted Salt and pepper Garlic aioli garnish (recipe follows) Mix together the ground meat, zucchini, breadcrumbs, grated cheese, tomatoes, and basil leaves together in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Divide mixture into four equal portions and form into patty shapes, roughly 1 inch thick. Cook burgers via desired method (broiler, grill, stove top) until the bottoms are browned, about 6 minutes. Carefully turn over to cook the other side, another 4 to 5 minutes. Use an instead-read thermometer to determine doneness if you are unsure, depending upon whether you used turkey or pork. Turn off heat and top each burger with a slice of mozzarella. Allow to just melt slightly. Spread garlic aioli over ciabatta rolls and place a slice of red onion and lettuce on each bottom. Top with the burgers and finish off with the roll top. Enjoy with rosemaryseasoned potato wedges as a nice complement. Basic Garlic Aioli 3 cloves chopped garlic 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley Salt and pepper to taste Use an immersion blender to combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Wrap and refrigerate for around 30 minutes to enable to flavors to develop. Serve with burgers or other sandwiches.
Celebrate with a berry delicious summer trifle Color the table with foods that fit with the summer red, white and blue theme. Serve blue tortilla chips with sour cream and tomato salsa. Create frozen drinks with berry swirls. Top cupcakes with colored sprinkles. And for the centerpiece, serve this trifle dessert that’s layered with red, white and blue cheer. It’s simple and doesn’t require any intricate recipe to create. Summer Trifle Makes 12 servings 1 tub frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 homemade or store-
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Create a delicious pasta meal for a special event The warm weather may call to mind barbecues, salads and sandwiches. However, special occasions sometimes call for special meals, especially if company is coming over. A delicious pasta dish can feed a crowd and have them feeling content. Manicotti -- thin pasta crepes filled with creamy cheese -- often work well because they look impressive and can be individually served. While many people shy away from making manicotti because they think the recipe is too difficult, aspiring home chefs should rest easy knowing that if they can make a pancake, they can make manicotti. Here’s an easy recipe for “Homemade Manicotti” courtesy of Chef Ellie Esposito, author of the new book “Cooking on the Block.”
Salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste
Homemade Manicotti Homemade crepes filled with creamy ricotta cheese. Ingredients for 12 crepes 3 eggs 1 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 cups, whole milk 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 pinch each salt, pepper and nutmeg Ingredients for filling 15 ounces fresh ricotta cheese 1/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano 1 cup chopped Italian parsley 1 egg 1 cup fresh mozzarella 2 cups marinara sauce
Method filling: Mix all the ingredients for the filling in a bowl. Begin filling the crepes with about a heaping tablespoon of filling in the middle of the crepe, with the cooked side down. Roll the two sides to the middle with seam in the center. Place the crepe with the seam side down in a sauce lined casserole dish. Continue with the remaining crepes and top with remaining marinara sauce, grated cheese and crumbled mozzarella. Bake in a preheated oven 350 degree oven for 20 to 30 minutes..
Method for crepes: Combine the eggs and flour in a bowl and whisk into a paste. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. Gradually whisk in 11/2 cups of the milk to make a smooth batter. Set aside for one hour to set up. Preheat an 8-inch crepe pan and coat with a very small amount of olive oil. Measure 1/4 cup of batter and coat the crepe pan with the batter; tilt the pan so the batter goes out to the edges. When the crepe is cooked underneath, lightly browned, turn over and cook on the other side for just several seconds. Continue with the remaining batter and place each individual crepe in between sheets of wax paper.
Published on Aug 27, 2013