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Local sculptor’s medium: car parts By MARY JO WHITE

Waverly Middle School to obtain $1.4 million grant MARY JO WHITE


DELTA TWP. - Stung by its middle school landing on the state’s “least proficient” list last summer, Waverly staff worked very hard to snag a $1.4-million school improvement grant for next year. The money will be used for a host of upgrades, including adding reading, math and behavior specialists to the staff as well as two Response to Intervention coaches. RTI, a program already in place throughout Waverly, identifies struggling students, then uses a variety of strategies to help them improve. The school day will also be lengthened and a summer academy started. “This grant represents an opportunity to bring additional resources to the middle school,:” said principal Mike Moreno. “This is a significant investment in the areas of math, reading, technology, professional development and a host of additional academic services for the students.” Steps toward improvement have already been taken

At Westside Car Care, magazines and pamphlets are stacked on a table made from an old V6 Chrysler aluminum engine block.

washer, his clubs Allen wrenches, some wrapped in drill bit shavings. This particular piece will be donated for a silent auction at Sika’s church, Trinity United Methodist in Delta Township. But Sika’s already thinking ahead to more “theme sculptures” designed to symbolize people’s lives that could be used as gifts or memorials. See PARTS, Page 11

Troy Sika explains the welding process for his tree sculpture whose bark effect was achieved by using different heat ranges. The piece took about 50 hours of welding and cutting, using 40 pounds of metal rods from Padnos Iron and Metal. MARY JO WHITE / LCN


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LANSING TWP. - Want to browse at an art gallery while you’re waiting for an oil change? Check in with Troy Sika at Westside Car Care in Lansing Township. Sika, whose mechanical skills have already garnered at least five People’s Choice awards from the Lansing Community Newspapers, has a collection of original sculptures created from recycled scrap on display that will blow you away. Some pieces fashioned totally from car and truck parts he calls caricatures. The three dogs with long floppy ears and car antenna tails inspired by his yellow lab named Tucker, for instance. A whimsical frog with a bug on its tongue whose base is an oil pan from a small-block Chevrolet

engine. A figure almost as tall as Sika fashioned from transmission gears, timing chains and rocker arms. Magazines and pamphlets are stacked on a table Sika made from an old V6 Chrysler aluminum engine block. Then there’s the sculpture of a golfer constructed entirely from old tools manufactured in the United States between 1930 and 1960. His head and hat are a nut and a

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Correction Mina Greco Hall’s art work in the Lansing City Streets exhibit is displayed on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Cedar St. An incorrect intersection was listed in the May 29 issue.

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DELTA TWP. - A free concert featuring Donny & the Dorsals, a band specializing in surfing music will be Sunday, June 12, 4-6 p.m. at Sharp Park Amphitheater, 1401 Elmwood Road, just north of the Lansing Mall. Sponsored by Delta Township Parks & Recreation Department. Call 323-8555 for more information or go to parks.

Bridge tournament set for St. Gerard School DELTA TWP. - St. Gerard School is hosting a tournament on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. -4 p.m. at the Parish. All are welcome. Donation of $25 per person includes registration, continental breakfast, lunch and cash prizes. All proceeds will benefit St. Gerard School’s 8th grade class trip to Washington DC. For more information and to register by July 31, contact Shanta Ellsworth at (517) 321-0926 or

Waverly Transportation Director Rhonda Sosnowski is recognized for for her hard work organizing the bus championship rodeo May 21. Bus drivers from seven school districts and Dean Transportation participated. Waverly Community Schools had the honor of hosting the Region 9 Bus Rodeo Driving Championship for school bus drivers on May 21. Forty drivers from seven school districts and Dean Transportation competed. The drivers took a written exam, performed a pre-trip bus inspection and drove an obstacle course. First place went to Greg Lehman from Grand Ledge schools. Second place went to Marcella Ozanich from Dean Transportation and third place went to Guadalupe Lerma from Dean Transportation. The event was organized by Waverly transportation director Rhonda Sosnowski.“We had great weather and it was a very fun day,” Sosnowski said. SEAN FEICHTENBINER/WAVERLY SCHOOLS

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LANSING TWP. – In an effort to minimize their carbon footprints, students at Windemere Park Charter Academy recently donated $600, which they earned through MyDelta Photo Contest an invaluable in-school recycling project, to environmental charicoming up at library ties. The students collected and DELTA TWP. - Celebrate Delta sorted over 15,000 Capri Sun and Township and put your photography skills on display by submitting Kool-Aid Jammers drink pouches your favorite photo of Delta Town- and more than 7,000 Ziploc plastic bags from landfills this year, ship for Delta Township District and sent them to TerraCycle, Library’s MyDelta Photo Contest. where the previously non-recyclaSubmissions accepted: Monday, ble materials will be reused to May 2-Saturday, June 4.Commumake new green products. nity voting: Monday, June 6-FriThe funds, earned through a day, July 1. point system at TerraCycle, were All photographs must be taken then donated to environmental by the participant and must be of charities on the school’s behalf. Delta Township. Charities included: the Nature The contest is open to all ages. Conservancy, which protects habAll photos will be displayed in itats and helps with oil spill the library during June and finalcleanup; The Arbor Day Foundaists will be chosen by popular tion, to plant trees in American vote. For more details, call forests; and Heifer Internationa, 517-321-4014 ext. 4. or email to provide a flock of 50 chickens to starving families. The Delta Township District Additionally, a year’s supply of Library is located at 5130 Davenclean water and food, as well port.

as school supplies, were given to those in need. For more information, contact Windemere Park Charter Academy, windemereparkcharter at (517) 327-0700.

Arthritis fitness class offered by 39’ers DELTA TWP. - The Delta Waverly-39’ers is offering a Arthritis Foundation Fitness Class. The low-impact class can be done either sitting or standing. Classes are held Monday and Wednesday 10:45-11:30 a.m. at the Delta-Waverly Enrichment Center. The fee is $2 per person drop in fee. For more information, call 517-484-5600.

Foot care for seniors offered at Enrichment DELTA TWP. - Foot Care for

seniors is now being offered at the Delta Township Enrichment Center, 4538 Elizabeth Road. Appointments are available twice a month. The cost is $25 per person; call 517-484-5600 for more information and to schedule your appointment.

Yards sales event Planned for Wacousta WACOUSTA – The fourth annual Community Wide Yard Sale Event concludes Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Wacousta Summer Celebration includes live music by the Missouri Ramblers, Saturday at the Wacousta General Store South Parking lot. The Wacousta branch of the Grand Ledge Library will be hosting children activities. Breakfast & lunch food will be available at the Masonic Temple and Fabiano’s Deli & Party Store. Local businesses participating in this year Summer Celebration include: Book Bodega, Clayworks, Enchanting Farms & Felski’s Farms. Maps available at the General Store, 13051 Wacousta Road and at yard sale sites with yellow numbered sign. This year’s MAP has over 40 sites. Participation includes homeslocated in the “Village Area” and surrounding Neighborhoods.

Yankee Doodle Days to expand with crafts GRAND LEDGE - The Grand Ledge Area Chamber of Commerce Yankee Doodle Days will this year expand the event with crafters. If you are a crafter and would like to be a part of the Yankee Doodle Days call the Chamber office to register, 517-627-2383, or go to our web site and fill out the application: Reserve your spot today. Yankee Doodle Days this year will be having some new, fun events. Old car display, crafters, High Heel race, barbecue, motorcycle contest, parade and much more watch for more details as the event nears: June 16,17,18.

Waverly Class of 1986 sets July 30 reunion DELTA TWP. - A Waverly Class of 1986 25th Reunion Party will be held July 30 at the Nuthouse Sports Grill. 420 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. A room has been reserved for the party with selfpay dinner/drinks beginning at 7 p.m. Details: www.tom.knoy@ or call 517-669-6100 with any questions.

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The Prom King (Steven Walker) and the Prom Queen (Emily Brogan) from Waverly High School. COURTESY PHOTO

DELTA TWP. - Waverly High 2011 Commencement will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 5 at the Michigan State University Auditorium. It is Waverly’s leadership’s desire to promote a formal event for our graduates. Commencement is to honor all of our Waverly High graduating seniors. This year will begin a new tradition of allowing each graduate their due recognition for achieving this significant life milestone. Air horns and any other noisemaker will not be allowed in the MSU Auditorium. Audience members will be asked to refrain from loud, boisterous applause and yelling for one individual student. Community members, staff, and family members are asked to join us in creating a new tradition and allowing the Waverly High School Commencement to proceed with formality and dignity.


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St. Gerard students sweep poster contest DELTA TWP. - St. Gerard

School has taken all six prizes in the Tri-County Bicycle Association (TCBA)’s eighth annual bicycle safety poster contest. The competition was open to Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham County students in Grades 3 and 5. Emelia Rush, Cameron Bartlett and Mia Abdullah took first-place, second-place, and thirdplace honors, respectively, in the third-grade competition. Emelia is the daughter of Bryan and Eileen Rush of Grand Ledge; Cameron is the son of Shane and Dawn Bartlett of Charlotte; and Mia is the daughter of Karim and Marcie Abdullah of Lansing. In the fifth-grade competition, Sam Dziuba, McKyle Stanfield and Amelia Mills took first-, second- and third-place honors, respectively. Sam

is the son of John and Ann Dziuba of DeWit; McKyle is the son of Dave and Celeste Stanfield of Mason; and Amelia is the daughter of Jim and Mary Jo Mills of Lansing. McKyle is a repeat winner, having won in 2009 when he was in third grade. Sam’s brother, Spencer, was one of last year’s winners. Emelia, Cameron, Sam and McKyle will each receive checks for $200, while Mia and Amelia will receive $100 checks. Emelia and Sam will also receive $100 gift certificates to a local bicycle shop. All will receive oneyear family memberships in the Tri-County Bicycle Association. In addition, St. Gerard School will receive a $600 cash award as the school of both firstplace winners. The contest was

intended to stimulate thought and discussion as well as to provide a fun creative activity around the theme “I’m a smart and safe cyclist.” Winners and their families were recognized, and awards will be presented at the May 26 meeting of the Tri-County Bicycle Association at Foster Community Center in Lansing.

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of Sexton senior Breterria Hill — last season’s Division 2 state runner-up. A Western Michigan signee, she said coming in that she looked forward to Wednesday because it allowed her to face elite competition. She also won the 100, just in front of junior Shaleen Williams, a Division 1 state qualifier. Hufnagel also ran on the winning 1,600 relay. Hufnagel has won four individual Division 4 state titles and a fifth as part of a relay, but had yet to win at the Honor Roll Meet. Hufnagel was third in the 400 last season, while was Hills was second. “When you hit that 100, your legs are like rubber, and it’s a lot easier to keep running when someone else is right there running with you,” Hufnagel said of the 200 win. “I couldn’t hear (Hill), but she’s run a fast time; I knew she was going to be there. “It’ll be at the same level (as a state title). I’d never won at the Honor Roll before, and I didn’t realize it until today. So it’s nice to do, a nice accomplish-


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full potential,” Schiller said. “I just wanted to be able to rest up on everything else and just finally put in a full effort in the 300s. “It’s crazy to walk in the footsteps of people like (Stanley). It’s an honor.” Schiller finished first in both of her events Wednesday, also anchoring the winning 400 relay. She chose not to run the 100 hurdles and long jump, two other events in which she was a top contender, choosing instead to get some additional rest in advance of Saturday’s Division 1 state meet. That was the common story at this Honor Roll Meet. Because of last week’s storms, all four CAAC championship meets were moved to May 31, the day before the Honor Roll Meet. And that, combined with states on June 4, led to more than 100 entries pulling out. That in turn led to lesser fields in some events — although aside from the girls 200 with just three competitors, the rest of the events were full or close. Waverly’s Montel Smith had the best result for the home team in the meet, win-


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ment.” Four others joined DeSira and Schiller as repeat individual winners: Grand Ledge senior Jake Bennett (shot put), Okemos senior Owen Hughes (high jump), Pewamo-Westphalia junior Kirstie Wieber (pole vault) and Lansing Catholic senior Megan Heeder (3,200). But like Hufnagel, Wednesday’s other two multiple individual winners also were first-timers: Holt senior Kyla Walworth in the shot put and discus and Eastern senior Tyler Allen in the 100 and 200. It was a high point to a

tough finish for Allen, who has signed to play football at Eastern Michigan this fall. Allen ran the 100 in 10.4 seconds during his junior season, but only 10.7 at his best this spring while also battling an injured Achilles tendon. Allen finished second in the 100 at last year’s Honor Roll Meet, to DeWitt thensenior Ross Parsons. Allen will be the Quakers’ only competitor at Saturday’s Division 1 state meet. “Hopefully winning the Honor Roll will pick me up,” Allen said. “Especially taking second to Ross last year, this was nice taking that step up into first.” Delta-Waverly Community News sports writer Scott Yoshonis also contributed to this story.

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DELTA TWP. - Ed Reed, Delta Township’s new economic development coordinator, hit the ground running when he started work in late March. Reed, who hails from DeWitt Township, says he’s contacted over 300 businesses between Broadbent and Waverly Roads, handing out construction maps and asking how Delta can help merchants weather the inevitable slump that torn-up roads bring. “Many people expressed thanks,” he said. “Some had (already) been bracing for the downturn.“ Reed has also been busy off Saginaw, having visited GM, Bridgewater and Auto Owner’s Insurance so far. “(I want) to send the message that I can be their ‘go to’ person when they have a need,” he said. Reed can draw on a wealth

of experience to help Delta businesses, having spent 23 years as a business development manager at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation who just happened to work with local governments in Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Jackson and Calhoun Counties. He also served on former Lansing mayor David Hollister’s Blue Ribbon Committee to make the Delta GM plant a reality, though he’s quick to point out that he came on board after the original decision had been made. Reed has had some hands-on business experience, too, having worked in his uncle’s DeWitt grocery store early on, as well as in his dad’s insurance business on Main Street, still known as Reed Insurance Agency. He sees the township’s biggest challenge right now doing what he calls “infill” at vacant storefronts on Saginaw just west of Waverly, though it’s too early for him to have specific

recommendations. Reed is planning some workshops, the first of which happened May 17 at the Delta Library and focused on how to use social networking sites like Facebook to build your business. Future meetings will depend upon the results from surveys that will reveal what local owners say they need. Reed is also thinking about a starting a business roundtable where owners can discuss problems and develop solutions together. Reed and his wife, Carolyn, an Auto Owners employee and veteran of handbell choirs, raised five children in DeWitt and have six grandchildren and one on the way. Their children are scattered, though one son, Mike, his wife, Meg, and three young grandchildren (Hannah, 6, Owen, 4 and Will, 3) reside in DeWitt. The Reeds are eating their way through the Saginaw construction area, sampling local


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LANSING TWP. - All summer long, starting June 20, Woldumar Nature Center will offer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday- Friday, with extended care available. The Camp Discovery day camp is a great place for your child to learn and explore this summer. With 178 acres of forest, river, ponds and prairies, Woldumar offers a unique nature experience for your child. Each week is a different them, so there is sure to be something your little camper will love. Camp Discovery is open to children 5-12 years old. They will be placed in a group with campers their own age, led by CPR-certified counselors who are trained in environmental education and Michigan history. Woldumar’s Camp Discovery Junior will provide a unique opportunity for campers, ages 4-6, to participate in a funfilled week at camp. These campers can enjoy a half-day at camp, where they will explore the same themes as the Camp Discovery campers but with the activities adapted for a younger audience. Visit for more information about each session. Online registration is available at:! Scholarships are available, please call or visit our website for more details.

Woldumar will host a series of photo workshops beginning this spring, with local landscape and nature photographer/ photo instructor, Valerie Hoffman. June 11, June 25, Sept. 10 and Sept. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $45 per workshop; call Woldumar to pre-register. For beginners and advanced amateurs alike, these three-hour workshops combine informative classroom instruction along with hands-on shooting opportunities to put what you learn immediately into practice. Each workshop focuses on learning different photography techniques. June 11: Intro to Close Up /Macro Photography. June 25: Creative Close Up and Macro Photography. Sept. 10: How To Use Light Creatively. Sept. 24: Creative Landscape and Nature Photography. Valerie Hoffman has been passionately involved with photography for over 40 years. Woldumar is at 5739 Old Lansing Road. Contact: Jessica Rogner Naturalist/ Public Relations 517-322-0030

Delta Township’s new economic development coordinator, Ed Reed. Reed has contacted 333 local businesses since he started his new job March 28. MARY JO WHITE/LCN menus and making friends in the process. How’s it going?

Pretty well. Or as Reed puts it: “The bottom line is that Delta’s a great place to be.”

Civil War program set for June 7 SUNFIELD - In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. The Curtenius Guard, Camp No. 17, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will be sponsoring the next in their series of -Free- Civil War History Seminars. It will be held on Tuesday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Sunfield United Brethren Church, 8436 West Grand Ledge Hwy., M-43, west of the four corners of Sunfield Hwy & M-43. Richard L. Hamilton will be the guest speaker. The history seminar presentation will be based on his book, “Oh Hast Thou Forgotten.” The author, dressed in period Civil War attire replicating the uniform of his ancestor, 1st Sgt. George T. Patten, steps into his character and talks about his service in the 6th Michigan Cavalry Regiment during the Gettysburg Campaign. It is the story of George

Brigadier Gen. George Armstrong Custer. The campaign culminates at the Battle of Falling Waters, where Patten pays the ultimate price of liberty. Hamilton is a retired General Motors manufacturing engineering manager. He is a former professor of engineering technolRichard L. Hamilton ogy at Western Michigan University and director of Thomas Patten, a young technology at Ferris State husband and father who University. The author and who enlists in the 6th his wife, Ruth Ann, retired Michigan Cavalry Regito Arizona in 1999. ment and wrests with his On a personal note, his conscious over what could, wife’s mother, Virginia and will be his part in (Hoover) Roberts was born defense of the Union in the in Sunfield and lived the Civil War. majority of her lifetime in In April 1863, Sgt. PatIonia and Eaton counties. tenlearns of the death of Directions and maps: his wife, leaving behind his visit the Lansing /Sunfield, young son in the care of his Curtenius Guard, Sons of relatives. Union Veterans of the Civil Shortly after this, his War website at http://suv regiment is dispatched to mi/017/017home. the Gettysburg Campaign, htm and clicking under the command of announcement link.

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DELTA PATROL Wednesday, May 18 • Malicious destruction of property: While the victim was shopping in Kroger, someone put a 3-foot scratch along the passenger side door of her 2001 Chrysler Town and Country. It did not appear to have been caused by a shopping cart. • Larceny from an auto: The back passenger side window of the victim’s 1991 green Yukon was broken out in the Colt Elementary parking lot while she was on a school field trip. A $500 black Coach purse, a $400 topaz ring and $1,000 in cash were taken. A witness had noticed a man driving a light blue sedan approach the vehicle and come back with the purse, but thought he had a key and was just exchanging cars with his wife.

Thursday, May 19

• Attempted fraud: The manager at the McDonald’s on Menard Dr. reported a customer trying to shortchange a cashier. When the cashier realized what was happening and asked the customer for more money, the customer demanded his money back, then left in a tan Chevrolet Impala without

any money or food. The manager said she believes he had been to her restaurant before as well as to the McDonald’s on W. Saginaw near Delta Commerce Drive.

Saturday, May 21

• Malicious destruction of property: The victim woke up to find her home and car in the 1300 block of Sand Point had been vandalized. The trees had been TPed, the front and side of her house sprayed with black paint and her 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe keyed on both sides.

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• Malicious destruction of property: The rear window of the victim’s black 2011 Chevrolet was smashed and the trunk scratched in the 130 block of Windjammer. • Malicious destruction of property: The driver’s side window of the victim’s silver 2006 Toyota was smashed in the 5300 block of W. Michigan Ave., but no items were taken from the vehicle. • Malicious destruction of property: The rear window of the victim’s blue 1993 Saturn was broken in the 900 block of Harrison Ct.

Monday, May 23 • Retail fraud: A woman was in the electronics department of Family Dollar in the 5000 of S. Waverly. When she left, the alarm went off, but it’s unknown what items she took. • Larceny from an auto: Taken from the victim’s black 2001 Honda CRV in the 5400 block of W. Michigan were her $150 Tom Tom GPS with its cord and her $120 iPod Nano. • Larceny from an auto: Several items were taken from the victim’s 2000 Lincoln in the 5400 block of W. Michigan: a $150 Garmin GPS, some small hand tools and a flashlight. • Larceny: A weeping cherry tree was taken from the victim’s property in the 6900 block of Delta River Dr. • Larceny from an auto: Several items were taken from the victim’s 1999 Isuzu Rodeo in the 5400 block of W. Michigan: two Garmin Nuvi GPS units worth $300, two MP3 players worth $70, miscellaneous returnable bottles, a Michigan license plate and a make up bag with make up.

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Troy Sika in his cubbyhole of a workspace at Westside Car Care. The antlers in the upper left will be used as a model for creating a pair in metal for one of Sika’s sculptures. MARY JO WHITE / LCN

Sika is looking forward to a Scrapfest contest in Lansing’s Old Town during the Sun and Moon Festival this summer. Eighteen teams will have one hour to collect up to 500 pounds of scrap metal from Friedland Industries, then create a finished sculpture by welding, brazing, forging or bolting it together. Team Sika will include wife Sandra, 17-year-old daughter Carley, a Waverly senior, and 8-year-old son Griffin, a Windemere View student. Their sculpture will be created next to Westside Car Care at the end of Lentz Court and hauled to Old Town for

judging on June 24. “I’m happy to help,” Sandra said of hauling scrap at Friedland, adding that her husband has been wanting to enter the contest for a long time, but “something always came up.” In the meantime, Sika continues to create in a cubbyhole of a workspace at his shop between oil changes and repair jobs. He hasn’t decided to sell any of his works yet, not sure how to price them. But if some do sell eventually, he knows exactly what the money could buy: better metal fabricating and cleanup equipment.

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DELTA TWP. - Looking for something different to have your children involved in? Then check out Good Shepherd Lutheran Church’s Children’s garden. The church is at 7000 W. Saginaw. During the process of growing the flowers, they will also learn how plant seeds, tend plants, harvest, grow organically, and learn about good bugs and bad bugs, and much more. The garden experience starting June 11 will be on Saturday morning from 9 a.m.- noon. In case of rain, activities will move inside. The cost is $5. Any age is welcome. Seven year old and younger will need a parent present. All adults are encouraged to stay and participate. Call Jan at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 517-321-6100.

DELTA TWP. - There will be a Mom2Mom Sale at Our Savior Lutheran School, Saturday, June 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 7910 E. St. Joe Hwy, corner of Broadbent and St. Joe. Admission $1. Contact Becky Grocki at or 517-582-0072.

Outreach set for ‘Doodle Days GRAND LEDGE - As part of the Grand Ledge Yankee Doodle Days celebration, the Trinity Episcopal Church, 201 E. Jefferson St., will be holding a bake sale and a clothing distribution on June 18 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. As part of the Great American Bake Sale, they are joining with Share our Strength in a national campaign to mobilize Americans to end childhood

hunger. As an outreach program to provide clothing for the needy, slightly used clothing and shoes for children and adults will be available on the lower level, accessible from the parking lot adjacent to the library.

Ladies Bible Study closes out season DELTA TWP. - The Ladies Bible Study of Trinity United Methodist Church at Canal Rd. and St. Joe Hwy. is having its closing program on Tuesday, June 7 at 9:15 a.m. in the Community Room. BethAnn Simmons is the guest speaker. She is a marathon runner and triathlete who will share her personal journey of obedience even when you are run off course. Women of all ages are invited with a $5 suggested donation. A childcare program is available.

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New dean of students named at middle school DELTA TWP. - At the May 9 Waverly School Board meeting, Jeremiah Baynes was approved to become the 2011-2012 Waverly Middle School Dean of Students replacing Becky McQuillan who has requested to return to the classroom. Baynes began his teaching career in 2001 at Waverly Middle School teaching Social Studies. This past school year he was assigned a second grade classroom at Elmwood. “I am excited to be a part of the tremendous things that are happening at the middle school,” Baynes said. “They have made amazing gains in MEAP scores and school climate. The staff there, as in every Waverly building, is very dedicated to providing the best education possible. I am proud to be a part of their team.” Baynes holds a bachelor’s from Spring Arbor University and a master’s in the Art of Teaching from Marygrove College. He and his wife, Lindy, have two children, Emma and Ellie. “We are fortunate to have a teacher of the caliber of Mr. Baynes join the middle school administrative team. The efforts made at the middle school this year have been above and beyond,” said superintendent Debra Jones. “Mr. Baynes will join Mr. Moreno and the middle school staff in continuing to provide a quality education for our 7th and 8th graders.”

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Rotary scholarship awards

Seven graduating high school seniors have been awarded scholarships by the Delta-Waverly Rotary Club. Scholarship recipients are, from left, Bronwyn Welter-Reed of Waverly High School, Rebecca Golub and Hannah Weiss of Grand Ledge High School, and, from Waverly High School, John-Weston Franke, Shacoya Washington, Ciera Studwick, and Noelle Miles. Pictured with the students are Delta-Waverly Rotary Club President Mike MacLaren (back row), Club Service Projects Chair Calvin Jones, and Club Scholarship Committee Chair Sharon Wilson.Each student received a $500 scholarship from the Rotary Club. Six of the students were selected because they demonstrated service to their school and community, and because of their leadership skills. Noelle Miles was recognized as outstanding member of the Waverly High School Interact Club. COURTESY PHOTO LJ-0100097689

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The Waverly High School Marching Band leads the thousands of people taking part in the Star Power march and rally at the Capitol in support of Early Childhood programs Thursday, May 19. ROD SANFORD/LSJ


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SPORTS BRIEFS The Waverly Piranhas Swim Club just finished a great spring term and is looking forward to an always exciting summer term. Summer term is long course season when our swimmers can experience swimming at meets in 50 meter pools. The Piranhas will be holding registration for summer term on Monday, June 13 and Tuesday, June 21, 8-9 a.m. at the Waverly High School pool. The summer term will run from Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 29. Swimmers will be evaluated at registration for level placement, so bring your suit. For more information, see the WPSC Web Site,

Free boating safety classes offered through June EATON CO. - Sheriff Mike Raines announces free Boating Safety Classes. The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office will be

conducting these classes from 6-8 p.m. on the following dates: June 13, 14, and 16; June 27, 29, and 30. Classes will be held in the Sheriff’s Office Training Room, 1025 Independence Blvd, Charlotte. This is a course for all boaters, the personal watercraft operator; the hunter or fisherman operating an outboard utility boat; the skipper of a family ski boat; the sailing enthusiast. There is never a charge for instruction. While the content of the student manual serves as the basis for this course, it will also serve as a reference book in basic boating long after the course work is completed. The course meets the educational standards of NASBLA, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, and features a final examination as required by Michigan Law. To be eligible, students must be at least 12 years of age anytime during the boating season. Please call Jerri Nesbitt at 517-543-5257 to register.


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Friday Eucharist 9:00 am Rev. David Pike, Rector


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Rev. John P. Klein, Pastor

Rev. Wendy S.Pastor Pratt

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Would you like your son or daughter to learn the game of golf? The First Tees Target Outreach Program teaches children 7-17 years of age the game of golf in a fun and engaging environment! Summer sessions are available at 5 Lansing Area Locations!

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For more information and to REGISTER online for our summer session visit or call 517-281-7475

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Brand newMM POOS & Morkies NoShed made valance & fabric never used, sell all for CASH 4 OLD beer/soda/oil Toys $375/up 989.225.1367 blinds for 75"sliding glass $275. 989-772-1517. cans/bottles, radios, POLE BARNS MICHIGAN’S KENMORE AIR CONDITION door. 517-627-9397 poison/medicine bottles, ER 1 2 , 300 BTU, digital Largest Pole Barn Compasteel signs, coffee/tobacco w/remote, 110/115 volt, ny (Built Best Barns) Best OLD ENGLISH BULLDOG tins, tokens/coins, steel A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP cools nice, $125. 517-543Quality, Best Service, Best puppies, reg., shots & MINIATURE HORSES VARI banks/toys, glass, salesmattress set, new in plas2105. Price. This Week’s Specials wormed, ready to go June OUS colors & ages. ALSO man samples, doll & war tic, $200. Call 517-410-4921. Erected 24’x32’x10’10th. $1200. 517-574-6055 Tobiano paint mare. 517items. Price Varies by Can deliver. $6995.00 30’x40’x10’726-0012/517-726-0350 item. (248)561-5013 $8995.00 30’x48’x12’$12,495.00 60’x120’x14’WANTED: UNWANTED POMERANIAN PUPPY MALE $ 5 5 , 9 6 5 . 0 0 A TEMPERPADIC/STYLE appliances, air conditionAKC, red sable, black face, NICE HORSES, SOME show Licensed/Insured 1-877MEMORY FOAM MATers, cars, trucks, vans, shots, $300. Call 269-763qual. Ages 3 and up. Have 802-9591 MM TRESS SET Queen, newfarm machinery, lawn 2102. UTILITY TRAILER W/GATE been worked with & had never used, as seen on TV, mowers, campers, hot 5x10 995, 77x10 1095, new training. $400 and up. 989with warranty. Cost water tanks, aluminum or PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS best around also carhauler 772-7911 or 989-330-5298 Free Estimates. Licensed $1,800, Sell $695. Can DePOODLES AKC TOYS, pups, steel boats, aluminum win$2150. (517)490-3176 and Insured. 2x6 Trusses. liver 989-832-2401. adults, breeding pairs, dows or doors, aluminum 45 Year Warranty, very nice. $175-$500. 231toppers, any types of aluGalvalume Steel—19 Col825-2733. minum or steel siding, ors. Since 1976 #1 in Mich4 wheelers, go carts, trailHEAVY DUTY PALLET Racks BEAUTIFUL NEW LIVING igan. Call Today 1-800-292ers, batteries. ROOM FURNITURE. Couch, & Forklift for sale. Large 0679 MM All picked up for Free. loveseat, oversized chair qty. of pallet racks. 36" Call 517-628-2818 w/ottoman, also, beds, uprights in various HUSKY METAL ROOFS WINCHESTER MODEL 12 & TVs, washer, dryer, treadheights. 8’ beams 4" & 5". Model 42. Call 989-634Standing Seam. Metal mill, kids bed, TV stand. Forklift 3000# capacity. 9826. Shingles/Slate. All in Best offer. 517-230-5377. Available locally. Call Tom Stock. Energy Star Qualiat 517-694-4200 or Ted at fied. $1000 Tax Rebate. 269-925-0629 for more inLargest Inventory in MichiGLASS DISPLAY CASE, dark formation. Email HUHN FARM gan. Company Installers. wood trim. 76"x30"x12". STRAWBERRIES Free Estimates. Since $100. 517 627-9703. PUG PUPS- FAWN & Silver Grand Ledge/Eagle areas, 1975! 800-380-2379. MM Shots Dewormed CUTE! coming soon! A AARDVARK ANTIQUER $350/up (810)496-3697 Call: 517-626-6608 after STEEL BUILDINGS: 5 only paying cash for guns, LARGE CHERRY ENTER June 6, for current info. 16x24, 25x30, 30x36, 40x56, jewlery, furniture, art & TAINMENT CENTER, 50x104. Must Move Now! unusual & bizarre items. RAT TERRIER PUPS black & plete king bed, blonde Will Sell For Balance Ow517-819-8700 white females. 8 wks. bedside table, 19’’ flat ed. Still Crated/Free DelivHP DC7600 DESKTOP PC Adorable, shots, wormed. screen tv, apt size oval ery! 1-800-211-9593 x53 3.4GHz 1GB RAM 80GB $200. 517-490-6260. coffee table. 517-676-1765. MM HDD DVD Burner Windows CASH FOR GUNS , Art, AntiXP FREE Antivirus, Office ques, Jewelry, musical inPOLE BARNS, BUILT BEST FAST!! $120 517.614.8880 struments, Valuables. Call SHIH TZU, FEMALE, multi B A R N S , Building Pole SOFAS 2 matching 517-204-2004/517-663-3931 colored, 1 year old, spade, ALFALFA GRASS-EXCELLENT Barns Since 1963. Family microfiber suede, contemHay $3 & up. Can deliver. cage trained, likes chilOwned, Licensed and Inporary, beige; featherHP NC6400 LAPTOPS Intel 517-641-6034 dren. $250. 517 896-4103. sured. Spring Specials on CASH PAID D iabet ic test weight Singer sewing maDual Core 2GHz 2GB 80GB ALL Buildings. 40 year chine, lg. oak rolltop desk. DVDRW Wi-fI WIN XP Pro strips. Area’s original, oldWarranty. 1-877-802-0967 Best offers. 248-755-9293 Widescreen FREE Antivirus est buyer. Friendly & fair. SHIH TZU/MINIATURE FRESH GREEN HAY F O R MM Office $220 517.614.8880 YOUR HORSE Alfalfa, Grass 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 PINSCHER mix female pup, or Mix. HOLT $3.50 7 weeks. $300. 517-944ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE (517)927-4503 4480, 517-937-4116. from Home. *Medical, CASH PAID *Business, *Paralegal, Up to $20 per 100. *Accounting, *Criminal Call 517-292-0991 SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPS Justice. Job placement Blue eyed females. sistance. Computer availaHUGE LITTLE TIKES EndBlack/white & ble. Financial Aid if qualiless Adventures Patio brown/white. $350. 517fied. Call 877-895-1828 Playhouse(# 4660-00). 303-5247 after 3 p.m. THINNING GARDEN Like new w/moving wall ous perrenial flowers & MM to 2x play area, breakfast shrubbery. Save 90% some POOL ACCESSORIES INnook, stove, sink, cabiYORKIE AKC V e t c h k d , are free! 517-622-2866. A BRAND NAME KING GROUND corner pool steps net, door, bay window. shots, tails, dewclaws SIZE PILLOW TOP MAT- WANTED ATV’S BUYING $300. 10’diving board $250. Smoke/pet free, never done. Parents on site. 1 TRESS SET in Original used abused ATV’S Golf 20’x40’ solar cover and been placed outside. male, $400. 517-652-9287. Plastic. Includes Deluxe Carts Motorcycles and 20’aluminum reel with $260 Frame. Cost $1,499, Sell for More call:517-605-7621 $0stands $300. 20’x40’ pool (517)347-6060 $475. 989-631-2280. 1000 leaf net $25. Cordless rechargeable pool vacuum $50. 3 step stainless steel TROY BUILT RIDING mower pool ladder $50. 1 hp pool - Briggs & Stratton, 17.5hp. pump $75. Sand filter with Good condition. $300. 517selection valving $50. 40’ 575-0059 vacuum hose with manual Looking sweeper head and extension pole $20. $1000 for all for extra money (517)626-6856 (517)420YORKIES $500 YORKI-POOS 0698 & Shorkies NonShed Toys $375/up 989.225.1367 C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K Email the Lansing Community Seasoned firewood. DelivNewspapers 24/7 at: ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" 517-651-5214.





BLOODHOUND PUPPIES 3 weeks, AKC Registered, Beautiful coat and markings, Champion lines, Good with children, loveable, parents on site, pure bred, records, shots, wormed, $600.00. (616)902-6632 (517)812-2580 GOLDENDOODLE PUPPIES 10 wks., 3 males. Shots & wormed, $200. Call 517857-2187. BLUE HEELER MIX PUPPIES $50 each. Call 517-7261418. GOLDEN MIX 10 Months, house broken, lovable, shots, spayed, vet BOSTON BULL BLUE Britts checked, Great Family born 5/5. $200/negotiable. Dog, Crate Trained $125. 517-625-3617 (517)303-3023

COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES! Good colors. $200 & up. Shots, wormed 989-426-3866 Karen.

KITS/CATS RESCUED; MANY adults declawed; www.trinityacresrescue.; includes neuter/basic medical $45$135. (517)410-0074 KITTENS 8 wk old males & females, weaned & box trained, $10 to good homes. Please call btwn 6am-11am 517-394-6547 KITTENS - Litter trained, 10 & 8 wks., black. $10. 517626-6071.

COCKER SPANIEL PUPS KITTY - Walter is such a AKC Small type. Black & special boy! He arrived chocolate. Champion lines. last Fall, scared & starving, 989-551-4431. now he is happy, loving & chubby & ready to find his forever home. He’s 1-2 yrs, DACHSHUND PUG MIX & black & white, neutered, D ACHSHUND PUPPIES shots. Call Annie at 349Shots & wormed, ready to 5580 to find out more! $20. go. $100 ea. 989-235-3020. DALMATIAN PUPS black & LAB PUPS AKC Black females. English. shots, white, 9 weeks, AKC & UKC wormed, kid friendly. PaRegistered, Champion rents. $275. 989-386-9034. lines, Dew claws,shots & wormed, $600. ( 2 6 9 ) 6 7 3 - 2 2 8 2 LAB/RETRIEVER PUPPIES, 4 females, 3 males. Great family pets. Vet checked, $100 each. 517-505-8662.

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES Born 3/26. 1st shots & wormed, vet checked. Parents on site. Dad, 110 lbs. $300. 517 482-0036 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS. AKC. 2 males left, going to be big boys, Dad weights 120 Vet chkd., parents on site, $400. 517-908-0171. GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS AKC, good temperments, shots & wormed 517-764-1451 GERMAN SHORTHAIR Puppies AKC. Born 3/28/11. Parents are close working and natural retrievers. $350.00. (989)981-6695 SHIH TZU PUPPIES Brown & White, 8 weeks, Beautiful coat and markings, loveable, parents on site, pure bred, 3 Females, 1 Male $400. (517)437-3696




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LANSING - 2306 Belaire. DIMONDALE 2.1 A C R E S PRICE REDUCED. 9 mins. Beautiful 4 bdrm., 2.5 bath NEED A CHANGE from Lansing & 7 mins. brick ranch. Walkout fin. from GM Delta Plant. Pribsmnt. 2 car garage. 2 fireOF SCENERY ? vate, trees, wild life. Conplaces, central air, appliREAL ESTATE AUCTION We will pay to relocate ventional perk. Land Conances, new roof coming! Saturday, June 18, 2:00 PM your home to our tract. 517-645-7476 or 517$104,900/best. Call 5171005 E. Sturgis St, St. Johns community! 712-1372. 321-8658 (2 blocks east of Bus. 127 *$8,500 for double wide on Sturgis) *$5,500 for single wide 1540 Sq Ft., 3 bdrm., Built *$199 Starting Site in 1972. Corner lot, full Rent! bsmnt., new furnace. Sold *Holt School District! to the highest bidder. In*Pet Friendly spect on Sunday, June 5th NO APPLICATION FEES! & 12th @ 2:00-4:00 PM, ST. JOHNS NICE R A N C H Contact: MASON/DANSVILLE COUN Tuesday June 7 @ 6:00 PMHOUSE on quiet dead end Kensington Meadows TRY LOTS 3.3 acres in 8:00 PM. Terms: Cash, new street, new carpet, new today as sites are scenic area. Potential mortgage. Sale to be windows, 1/2 acre lot, 3 limited! walk-outs. Great country closed within 30 days. bed, 2 bath, partial finish1-888-605-2237 living, yet close to towns & $10,000 non-refundable deed basement, For sale by expressway. Columbia & posit day of sale. owner 517-282-9823 Expires 6/30/2011 EHO Hanna Rds. 517-525-1131. Mel White, Auctioneer Lansing,MI 800-229-6092 WOODED LOTS FOR SALE High, dry, natural gas, perked, paved road. Red Bud Dr. Haslett area. OPEN HOUSE LAKEFRONT $29,900. 517-339-0524. Lake Odessa, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1520 Virginia Street, ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ Sat May 21, 1-3 and Sun Z Z 0 HOLT 1 May 22 1-3. 517-204-2081. Z Z 2 bdrm., $1,000 LAND CONTRACT Little work needed. Z Z Financing available. Z Z 10% down 866-694-0821 1247 WILDFLOWER Z Z Mason schools. 1523 ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ Sq. ft. new build. 3 BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car gar., BEAUTIFUL CLEARED LOT 2 hardwood & ceramic 1/2 acres, 174’ lakefront WINDSOR ESTATES 1974 flrs, AC, realtors property. W. of St. Ignace. Windsor, 2 bdrm., 2 full welcome. $144,900. With buildings, good well baths, tip out living area, 517-290-4829. Aurelius & septic. Will sell for 50% A/C, $3000. 337 Wellington S. of Holt left on or less than appraised valDr., Dimondale. 517-525Gateway ue. 906-430-1074 or 1-8000514, 517-655-3274. 448-6285.

Cemetery LotsMonuments 2 SPACE GRAVES in the Power of Prayer at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens, today valued at $4,000, will sell for $1,950. 517-589-8776.

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Schools and Training AIRLINES ARE HIRING— Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified—Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-891-2281. MM

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INVESTORS-Outstanding and immediate returns in equipment leasing for frac industry. Immediate lease out. Tax benefits and high returns. We need more equipment! 800-397-2672 MM

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CLINTON COUNTY7.5 acres on Island Rd. Will perk. $20,000 firm. 517-622-0801 leave message.

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84B, spaces 1 & 2. Will sell for $3,500; list price is $7,390. 517-663-3383.

DEEPDALE CEMETERY- 2 lots in Garden of Love #2. Asking $1,000 each or best. Valued above $1,300 each. 517-889-5637 DEEPDALE MEMORIAL PARK Section 11, 3 lots, current list at $1990 + 2 open & closed at $1360, will sell all for only $6000. Get your open & closed FREE! Call 847-736-0218. EASTLAWN MEMORY GARDENS Okemos- Garden of Commandments, 2 lots, Lot 105B 1 & 2. Asking $1,200 for both. Current price: $1295/each. Call: 616-516-9758




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Shop when you want! Visit for vehicles in the Lansing area. BMW 330-XI, 2006 $20,995 53K mi. AWD, silver on black, auto. Warr./maint. Excellent condition. 517-347-0244

Chevrolet BLAZER, 2002 $5000 4 dr., 4x4. Black on black. Power sunroof. Excellent condition. 517-402-9151 CORVETTE 2001 $16,500 Red, auto., chrome whls, glass top, low mi. Serious Inquiries only. Exc cond. 773-593-7743

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Ford TAURUS, 2001 $4995/BEST Low miles, runs excellent. No rust, new tires. Excellent condition. 989-640-7932

Lincoln 2005 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR $17,500 97,400 Ultimate 4x4 Loaded tow pkg. Showroom cond. 517 857-3738

Mercury GRAND MARQUIS LS 2004 $9799 Loaded, no issues, non-smoker, 1-owner Excellent cond. 517-676-1040

Mini Vans HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & full size 5751 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299

Saturn ION 2 2005 $5,300 4 cyl, 109500mi, Great condition. Gray 517-420-2221

Toyota CAMRY SOLARA SLE V6 2002 $9500 Black convert, One owner, Tan Lthr/roof, 83Kmi 517-896-0767 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

Trucks FORD F250 XLT, 2002 $9,500 170,500 mi. Crew Cab Super Duty 10 cyl, Black, , cargo box,rear seat 517-349-0560


Automobiles Wanted CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay you Cash Today & tow away free! Call 517-505-2098

Junk Cars Wanted

OLDS SILHOUETTE 2003 $6500 MSTA, all the bells & whistles, & REMOTE START. Excellent cond. 517-303-0168

BENJAMIN & SON A1 TOWING WANTED Junk cars, vans & trucks. Top $ paid . 517-372-9737

HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & full size 5751 S. Cedar - Call Dale 517-882-7299

CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay you cash Today & tow away free! Call 517-505-2098

Volkswagen EOS 2.0T 2007 $14,200 4 cyl, Nav System, Lthr 21100mi, Black 810-844-1597

Automobiles Wanted VEHICLES WANTED DEAD/ALIVE Top $$ paid, Free towing. Same day pickup. 7 Days. 517-487-8704

WE BUY JUNK CARS Pickup 7 days a week

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Apartments For Rent

WAVERLY/WILLOW Large 2 bdrm, air, appliances, carpeting. Heat pd. $560 mo. Call 517-3519321 or 517-694-8988.

1 & 2 bdrm. apts. starting at $425. Utilities included. 645 E. Jolly Rd., Lansing. 517-372-6250

Apartments Lansing

ACCORD PROPERTIES Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. Lansing /E. Lansing Area. 517-337-7900

BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$560. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512.

Apartments Suburbs

Apartments Suburbs

CHARLOTTE LUXURY APARTMENTS Saddleback Ranch. 2 bdrm., 2 full baths. Pet friendly. For more information call: 517-2721000 or visit:

Move in for $199 when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett * Cozy 1 bdrm apts $560 * PET WELCOME * Single level bldg w/ private entries * Washer/Dryer hook ups in utility room * Vaulted ceiling in living room * Storage access * Lovely wooded setting * Close to everything Expires June 15, 2011 Call today for info and tour! 517-803-2648 Conditions apply.

HASLETT & OKEMOS $0 deposit Large 2 bdrms. from $525. Ph. 337-1133

Duplex Suburbs Old Orchard Apts.

Holts Best Value

$100 moves you in! "0" application fee & "0" sec. deposit 1 or 2 bdrms Apts.

Duplexes For Rent 3 BDRMS., FRESHLY painted, newer carpeting, range, refrigerator, garage. $650 mo. 6 month lease. 517-930-7104 leave message. 501 W BARNES, Lansing. 3 bdrm., full bsmt., 1.5 car garage, fenced yard, $775/mo. Call 517-749-3890.

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3001 W. Jason Rd. 2 bdrm., 1 bath, ½ michigan basement, detached 2 car garage, 744 sq ft, propane fuel. $675+ dep. Consumers Energy avail. after 6/15/11 517-575-2668 517-622-6059 www.sundancefamilyhomecenter .com

E. LANSING- NICE, Quiet 2 EATON RAPIDS - 2 bdrm, 1 bdrm., newly painted, firebath, newly remodeled, place. Newer kitchen appl. country home. Central air. Energy eff. furnace, air, 1 car attached garage. ceiling fans. Storage. No $800 + util. & dep. 517pets. 1622 Parkvale. $695+ 663-1891 Leave message. util., ref. & dep. 517-3371007.

Roommates Wanted LESLIE-JACKSON-LANSING AREA R e n t $320, he a t , elect., gas, 2 big screen tv’s, DishNetwork pkg., W/D, all incld in rent, internet avail. 517-230-2920.

Boats and Motors

1970 12’ AlumaCraft boat FREE HEAT & WATER. Auto ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| with deck steering, cover, Owners/Waverly. Quiet Call us today!


Duplexes Starting at $750. Pet friendly. For details 517-272-1000 or visit:

desirable neighborhood. Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No pets. From $550. 517-7124915, 202-3234, 323-1153

LUXURY APARTMENT CENTER of Lansing. Save Your Gas. Lg flower patio & grill. Utilities Paid. 517-482-8196

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Floor Services


Mr. Natural’s Wood Floors

FREE Estimates 393-0660 or 490-8696 Since 1988 LJ-0000921771-01

COMPUTER REVIVER: Upgrades, internet repair, virus, spyware removal, data rec. 30 day wrnty. Erik 517-484-6364. Housecalls.


Gutters EAVESTROUGH CLEANING & minor repair. Also Power Washing. Free estimates. Call (517) 322-4131

Hauling-Trucking 517.322.4131 Trash removal Appliances, brush, carpet, wood, etc. Senior disc. Eavestrough Cleaning. TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664

For Free Estimate Call 517-669-8066

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ALL SEASONS PROPERTY CARE Residential mowing & trimming. Spring cleanups, landscaping, bush trimming, gutter cleaning. Call for our Spring Mulch specials! Free estimate. We offer no contracts, our services are our contract. Lic. & Ins. 517-303-4259

Lawn-Garden Rototilling

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DONE RIGHT FENCE & SKID LOADER SERVICE Fence for all occasions, light excavating, holes augered, bucket & pallet fork work. We clean up scrap metal for free.




GARDEN ROTOTILLING $65.00. Call 517-980-2713

Masonry MASONRY RESTORATION Res/comm., historic. Repair brick, block & stone. Fndn/chimney repair/new. Lic. & Ins. 517-647-5380

Stump Removel BENJAMIN STUMP REMOVAL (Formerly Bill’s Stump Removal). Prompt service, free estimates. Insured. 517 285-7831, 517 625-5652

Tree Service

TAYLOR’S ROOFING Roofs, decks & siding, no job too small. Contact 482-9988.

Roofing-Siding Reliable Construction

42 years experience • Vinyl siding • Vinyl windows • Shingled roofs Free Estimates Licensed & Insured

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OKEMOS SCHOOLS/ MASON Minutes from MSU. 2 bdrm., 1.5 bath, completely remodeled, on 2 acres. Att’d 1 car garage. 1685 Stillman. $775+ util. Section 8 welcome. For more info. 517-930-1575

Homes For Rent 1027 HICKORY ST., Lansing 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 car garage, Basement. Lg. fenced yard. $850. Pets welcome for small fee. 810-577-1102 1218 PARKVIEW - 2+ bdrms., washer/dryer, stove, refrigerator. 1 car garage. $600 no deposit. 517-645-7044 1712½ NEW York St. Lansing Nice 2 bdrm. Washer Dryer hookup in bsmt. New flooring in bathroom & kitchen. $550 + util. 517-372-8129

Tree Removal Services Total Tree Care Since 1980

(517) 857-2333 Expert Trimming & Removals Thinning, Elevating, *Fully Insured* Dead Limbing & Shaping *Free Advice* 60 ft. AERIAL WORK TRUCK Kyran VanSickle / IBEW Certified Arborist QUALITY WORK EXCELLENT REFERENCES

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MASON, Small upstairs Duplex, $625/month + utilities & Deposit. no pets, 517-676-8772

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WINDS OF CHANGE Tree Service. Mark Beutler Lic. & Ins. Free Estimates 517-214-0364

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2011 HOMES! We are currently pre-leasing brand new homes that will be available by the end of July! • 3 Bed/2 Bath, • Over 1000 sq. ft. • All Appliances, WD • Central Air • Pet Friendly • Holt School District Payments starting as low as $729! NO APPLICATION FEES! Contact us today to reserve your new home! 1-888-235-6948 EHO517-646-8331 ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z Z ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

6214 S. WASHINGTON AVE. 2 bdrm home attached garage, appliances, including WD. $750mo.+dep. 989-6401406/989-224-3532.

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

DANSVILLE SCHOOLS Williamston address. 5 mi. from I-96, 30 min. commute to Lansing or Howell. 1 bath, 2 lg bdrms., 1 den, quiet country home w/lg backyard, smoke free, $750 mo. 517-231-1902. Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:


12064 Maywood 3 bedroom (upstairs loft), 1 bathroom, full basement, 1300 sq. ft. log home. $775+. 517-575-2668 517-622-6059 sundancefamilyhomecenter .com

GRAND LEDGE 6332 ½ Saginaw Hwy. 1 bdrm., 1 bath, around 1300 square feet. $425 a month 517-575-2668 517-622-6059

trailer,and a 1999 15hp Mercury Motor. Approx.50hrs on motor. $1000 firm (517)626-6747 1989 20 FT. Cuddy Cabin, Full camper, 175 h.p, 4.3 V6 chevy motor, EZ load trailer $5300. 517-819-2431.

AWESOME 2002 26’ Starcraft Toy Hauler! Sway Bar, electric brakes newer tires and stabilizer included. Sleeps 6. Full bed, table breaks down to full, couch folds down. Stove, sink, fridge-freezer and microwave. Toilet and shower. Central Air. 2 four wheelers fit side-by-side. $8000 obo (517)775-8097.

2004 YAMAHA HIGH OUTPUT WAVERUNNER, 3 seater, shorelander 2 place trailer, 87.9 hours w/ eagle fish mark 480, 2 pole holders, 2 wet suits, 2 life vests, parking ball and anchor $5500 517-282-7704 JOHNSON 10HP 1958 Boat Motor, needs some work.. $200 (517)626-6747

HASLETT- 3 BDRM., 2 bath MALIBU ECHELON 1994 Inboard Ski Boat. ranch home. Attached 2 Mercruiser EFI 350 Engine car garage, partially fin. Runs Great. Needs new bsmnt. Fenced backyard prop and some cosmetic with storage shed. $1050 work. New trailer. $6000 plus util. & deposit. 517( 5 1 7 ) 8 9 6 - 6 6 4 8 VIKING MOD# 2061ST pop 332-7709. up camper, 6 sleeper, many extras, very nice. MSTA. 517 282-3673. LANSI NG - 2, 3 & 5 bdrm OUTBOARD MOTORShouses, 2 bdrm duplexes & U S E D 2 through 25HP, 2 bdrm. apts. $600-$825. some longshaft, some Local owner cell 989-550elec. start, 2 line pres1181. sure tanks, 517-663-0576

LANSING HOME FOR rent neat & clean, new paint. 3-4 bdrm. $750-$795mo. Call Terry at: 517-6417271 OR Tom at: 517-2147648.

Motorcycles-Minibikes-GoKarts ’84 HARLEY DAVIDSON FLH Shovel head, chain drive. Call 517-202-7602.

HONDA 1988 GL1500 motor bike, free. Interested email m

LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION 126 N. Hayford. Cute 2 BR, near MSU/downtown, hdwd flrs, 1.5 bath, W/D, great storage, $850 mo. No pets, HONDA VTX 1300C 2005 no smoking. 517-372-4964. Less than 6,000 miles, with extras! Also two half helmets and one full face. Must see to appreciate! $5000/BO (810)814-1315 SPRINGPORT 310 Mechanic, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, ranch home on 1.5+ acres. $650. 517-575-2668 517-622-6059 or 1991 DUNE BUGGY Blaine www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. frame, all new brakes, com master cylinder, rear tires, 3 yr old motor, complete tuneup, $6700/obo. 517483-3572. ST. JOHNS Handyman Homes Now Available!!! 2 FREE ones and a $500 3 bed/2 bath home!! Contact us for Details The Meadows of St. Johns (989)224-7707 1993 JAYCO 10’ popup camper, sleeps 6-7, heater, stove, icebox, good cond. $1800/best. 517-281-6839

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CABINS FOR RENT IN CANADA-Walleyes, Perch, Northerns, Birds, Wildlife, Pristine Nature. Boats, Motors, Gas Included. Call Hugh at 800-426-2550 for free brochure. MM

Lake Waterfront For Rent HOUGHTON LAKE- 2 bdrm cottages, clean & comfortable, use of rowboat. $375 wk. Call 517-468-3672 OR 517-648-9802

FIFTH WHEEL 2001 COACHMEN 28’ Loaded w/slideout. Never smoked in or pets. Super clean. Must see! $10,000. 517-8828296.

Legals STATE OF MICHIGAN PROBATE COURT COUNTY OF EATON NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedent’s Estate FILE NO. 11-47906-DE Estate of Patricia A Senyczko Date of birth: March 25, 1932 TO ALL CREDITORS:* NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Patricia A Senyczko who lived at 434 Farmstead Lane, Delta Township, MI died April 1, 2011 Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate will be forever barred unless presented to Michael T Senyczko, named personal representative or proposed personal representative, or to both the probate court at Courthouse, 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, MI and the named/proposed personal representative within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice. Date: May 31, 2011 Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices PLLC Sally D Babbitt P62120 1019 Trowbridge Road East Lansing, MI 48823 517-332-3800 Michael T Senyczko 1619 Town Commons Drive Howell, MI 48855 517-204-3558 DWCN-927613 6/5/11



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WIFE & HUSBAND cleaning team, honest & reliable. For free estimate, call 517699-1713 & ask for Deb.

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HOLT Nice 2 bdrm. duplex Nice yard. Central air, $595 & 575 water & sewer included. 517-694-1899.


Fencing Sales, Installation & Repairs. Since 1971 Free Estimates Gary Spidel 517-852-1724

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GRAND LEDGE 1 bdrm., bsmt., garage, laundry, gas forced air & central air. $575+ util. 719-5600 or 482-8771.

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ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. 989-224-8919 EHO

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If you are like a lot of people, you might have an old Vintage Guitar lying around. If you have ever wondered what it’s worth, now might be your chance to find out and even sell it, if you choose. Vintage guitars could be worth a lot according to the International Vintage Guitar Collectors Association also known as IVGCA. Collectors will pay a fortune for Vintage Guitars, Banjos, Acoustic Guitars and even Drum Sets for their collections. If they are rare enough, one could be worth over $100,000 according to David Mcintosh, Vintage Guitar Collector and IVGCA member. One 1960 Gibson Les Paul went for $100,000 to a collector in July of 2007. While that is an extreme example, many rare and valuable guitars are stashed away in attics, closets, basements, or in a garage around the country. The IVGCA and its collectors have organized a traveling event in search of all types of Vintage Guitars and Instruments. “Even common guitars can be worth a significant amount due to high collector demands,” says Mcintosh. These collectors are seeking the rarest guitars including Martin, Gibson, Gretsch and Rickenbacker. These guitars always bring big premiums according to the IVGCA. While the IVGCA’s specialty is guitars, they are also examining other instruments, including drum sets, banjos, flutes, clarinets, etc. The IVGCA says, “You never really know what you have until your item is evaluated by a specialist.” Whatever kind of instrument you may have, bring it in to our specialist. Think about it. You could walk away $100,000 richer!” LJ-0100097306

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