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February 27, 2011

Local officials face more budget cuts Revenue-sharing funds could vanish By KEN PALMER

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On to state Paul Sawaya (right), a Williamston senior, is the winner of two matches at the individual regional tournament to advance to the state meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 3-5. For details, see page 2.

NIESA awarded grant By KEN PALMER

WILLIAMSTON — The Williamston Fire Department - NEISA will get a small piece of the $1.4 million in grants earmarked for Michigan first responders through the Department of Homeland Security. Williamston is due to receive $37,810 for an air compressor to fill self-contained breathing apparatus, fire Chief Bill Seigel said. Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program awards money di-

rectly to local fire departments to improve their operations or safety programs or to augment fire prevention programs. Seven Michigan agencies received $1.43 million this year, U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin said. Williamston received more than $140,000 last year for self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighters. This year’s grant will pay most of the cost of a compressor to fill tanks for the breathing gear, Siegel said. The grant requires a 10-percent local match, he said.

WILLIAMSTON — By now, Rachel Howd is used to the steady drumbeat of revenue cuts. Year after year, little by little, revenues decline. But if statutory revenue sharing disappears altogether, as Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing, there are no two ways about it: Webberville residents will feel the pain, she said. “It’s an easier pill to swallow when it’s a 3-percent cut here and there,” said Howd, the village’s clerk/treasurer. “But a 21-percent reduction in one year, that’s a huge amount.” Simply put, essential services would have to be cut, she said. “Fortunately, we’ve been able to get by with what we have,” Howd said. “(But) if we’re talking about major cuts again this year, we’re not going to be able to just get by.” Snyder said he wants to eliminate all statutory revenue sharing in the 2012 budget year, except for a $200 million fund set aside for local units that meet certain reform goals. Details about how that fund would work have not been released. Revenue-sharing monies are derived from the state sales tax and are split between constitutional funds and statutory funds. Constitutional funds are protected and can’t be cut by the Legislature. According to state treasury department projections, Snyder’s budget would result in a net loss of about $36,100 to the city of Williamston in fiscal 2011, or 13.6 percent. The city might qualify for some of the $200 million in set-aside money, but there’s

“When you lose employees, you lose services.” – Rachel Howd, Webberville clerk/treasurer no way of knowing that right now, city officials said. The formula could reward communities that achieve cost-efficiencies by cooperating with neighboring units, City Manager Tim Allard said. The city has partnered with other communities in things like fire protection and water and sewer services and is about to enter a cooperative agreement with Meridian Township for youth recreation. But details aren’t yet available, Allard said “We have no idea what this is, and we can’t assess whether we’re eligible or not,” he said. Most townships, including Williamstown, no longer receive statutory revenue funds and wouldn’t be affected by that change. Only a small number of the state’s townships receive statutory revenue sharing, but essential services in those communities would be impacted by the budget plan, the Michigan Townships Association (MTA) said. Snyder’s proposal will have a broader effect on local government budgets than just revenue sharing, the MTA said. For example, the governor has proposed cutting grants for fire protection and eliminating some state police posts. The proposed revenue-sharing cuts might have a bigger impact on small towns like Webberville, which would suffer a net loss of $21,500, or nearly 18 percent in fiscal See

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WILLIAMSTON — Williamston wrestlers Paul Sawaya and Garrett Demand qualified for the state individual tournament by placing in the top four at regionals Feb. 19 at Williamston. The state individual tournament will be held at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 3-5. The Hornets competed in a strong regional with three teams, Lakewood, Dundee and Lake Fenton, each earning a berth in the state team tournament held at Battle Creek’s Kellogg Arena on Feb. 26-27. Sawaya, a senior wrestling at 145 pounds, earned a 5-4 decision over Saginaw Swan Valley’s Mitch Malott, then lost a 7-1 decision to Lake Fenton’s Justin Melick. Melick went on to win the regional title. In consolation, Sawaya earned a 9-5 decision over Mitch Franklin of Birch Run before losing to Malott. Sawaya has a 142-54 career record. He was second in districts and

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is a three-time CAAC White Division champion. “Paul really had to battle this weekend,” Williamston coach Pat Weber said. “We knew he would have some tough competition and to see him get to the Palace is a real credit to his perseverance and will to win.” Sawaya plans to attend Olivet College and continue wrestling. Demand, another Hornet senior, won his first match at 215 pounds with a pin of Mount Morris’s Kent Wallace. Demand lost to Montrose’s Trevor Atwell, who went on to win the championship. In consolation, Demand pinned Portland’s Ryan Rock before losing 5-2 to Wallace. Demand has a 29-12 season record. He was second at the CAAC White meet and second in districts. He plans to attend CMU. Brad Johnson “It’s a great feeling as a coach to see Garrett make the state finals afWilliamston senior Garrett Demand (top), wrestling at 215 pounds, ter seeing all the adversity he’s had is the fourth-place finisher at individual regionals to qualify for the to overcome to reach his goals,” Westate tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 3-5. ber said.

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2012, according to the treasury department. “We’ve already cut our law enforcement from 120 hours a week to 80 hours a week,’ Howd said. “If we’re going to be cut again, it’s hard to say what type of essential services we’d have to be able to do without.” The village has only four fulltime employees, she said. “When you lose employees, you lose services,” she said.

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Looking toward the next budget year, school officials were already bracing for the loss of about a million dollars from special revenue sources set to end this year. Then came the news that the gov-


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ernor was proposing deep spending cuts for K-12 education. “We’ve been working on (the new budget) for a while now, and we weren’t quite prepared for this additional cut,” Williamston Superintendent Narda Murphy said. “It’s really kind of taken the wind out of our sails here. Now, we’ve got to regroup and figure out where to go from here.” Snyder’s proposed budget would cut public school funding by $470 per student and intermediate school district revenues by 5 percent. The governor wants to use a surplus in the school aid fund for community colleges and universities. The proposed cuts would cost the Williamston Community Schools about $2.1 million, while the Webberville district stands to lose more than $300,000, school officials said. The Legislature could adjust

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those numbers, and no one is sure what school funding will look like when the budget is adopted. But Webberville Superintendent Brian Friddle said he expects the cuts will be “pretty significant.” Many districts will be in serious trouble if the numbers don’t change for the better, he said. “We’ll make adjustments based on what we see,” Friddle said. “We’ll try to study what they are saying. We’ve got to keep everything as far away from the classroom as we can.” Murphy agreed that the school funding picture is dismal. “The reality is that every single school district in the state is taking a deep breath and trying to figure out how we’re going to make it work without hurting the quality of what we do in our classrooms,” she said. The district needs to look for


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ways to deliver the same quality of education at a lower cost, Murphy said. “We need to look at every single system within the district and find out if there’s something we can do without, or what we could do differently that would cost us less,” she said. Friddle said he hopes legislators will stick to the May 31 deadline they’ve set to resolve the funding situation so school districts have time to set their budgets. The reality is that there’s not much left to cut short of personnel, he said. “There’s an assumption that consolidation of services has not happened yet,” Friddle said. “If they would look, they would see that a lot of those things have already happened. There are not a lot of areas to go and address.”


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Students planning year WEBBERVILLE — The Webberville Elementary School (WES) Student Council has made plans for the school year, with officers and classroom representatives, fourth- and fifth-graders, elected by their classmates. The WES Student Council sponsors projects that promote school spirit, and reach out to the community. Activities slated for this year are posters and announcements to celebrate African-American History month, Family Reading Night in March and support for the Mini Relay-for-Life sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The Student Council runs the School Store, which raises funds for school projects. Popular are the monthly Spirit Days. January’s spirit day was Wacky Hair Day; upcoming events, such as Pajama Day, Twins Day and Backwards Day make for great fun for the entire school. 2011 Student Council members are: president, Paris Barrett; vice president, Roger Walker; sec-

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WILLIAMSTON — Freshman Kortney Smith scored 12 points to lead Williamston to a 61-37 win over nonleague Fowlerville on Feb. 22. Williamston, playing without top scorer Lauren Epple, had balanced scoring with three players in double figures and a fourth with nine points. Epple is mending from a dislocated kneecap and a MCL sprain. She missed the last three games and is anticipating being back in the lineup as soon as she is medically cleared. “I haven’t really done anything,” Williamston coach Pete Cool said about making lineup changes to cover for Epple. “We just told the girls ‘each one of you has to step up in your own way.’ We’re down to eight (players) and I think we’ve done that. “I know it’s a cliché, but we really rely on team basketball. We can’t just say to one person to ‘go out and do everything.’” Williamston pulled away midway through the first quarter, going on a 14-0 run to take a 20-6 lead. Williamston’s Jordan Waters started the third quarter with a pair of quick baskets to jump start another 14-0 run, putting the Hornets up 51-17. “I was just trying to do what I could for my team,” Waters said. “Coach always tells me I need a big game, so I decided to pick this one.” Waters scored 10 points. “Lauren is our leading scorer, and now that she’s out the team knows that certain people have to step up, pick up the slack that she usually brings to the table,” Waters said. Emily Nemeth had 10 points and Michaela Marble scored nine for the Hornets. Kallie Allen led the Gladiators with 12 points. The Hornets beat CAAC White Division rival Corunna 41-31 on Feb. 18. Williamston has a 15-4 overall record. Erickson scored 16

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CORUNNA — The Williamston boys basketball squad, with a 62-43 win over CAAC White Division rival Corunna on Feb. 18, stayed tied with Lansing Catholic for the top spot in the league. Each team has 8-1 league records. The Hornets added another win to their season tally by beating nonleague Fowlerville 58-49 on Feb.

22, giving Williamston a 16-2 overall record. Dylan Schultz led the Hornets with 15 points in the win over Corunna. Williamston took a 39-24 halftime lead and was never challenged by the Cavaliers. Dylan Monette and Tyler Watters each scored nine points. Nic Jump had seven points. Justin Cain, Kory McKay and Jimmy Kodet each scored six points. Four Hornets scored in double figures in the win

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WEBBERVILLE — Sam Perez scored 10 points the Webberville’s 61-32 hoops loss to New Lothrop on Feb. 17. Webberville fell behind 23-13 at halftime. The Hornets outscored Webberville 20-3 in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Afton Eberly scored seven points for the Spartans. Amanda Crandall, Katie Crandall and Shonda Hart each scored four points.

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NEW LOTHROP — The Webberville boys basketball team came up short against GAC Blue rival New Lothrop, losing 50-42 on Feb. 18. Ron Preadmore led the Spartans with 16 points while Esteban Rubio had 13. The Spartans held a 20-17 halftime lead. New Lothrop pulled away in the third quarter, outscoring Webberville 17-4. Brandon Bement scored eight points for Webberville (1-16).

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Williamston sophomore gets citizenship award WILLIAMSTON — Cassidy Duffey of Williamston High Schoolis one of the winners of the 69th District Citizenship Award for January, announced State Rep. Mark Meadows (D-East Lansing).

Duffey is the daughter of Robert and Jodi Duffey. She is a member of the National Honor Society, is Student Council co-president and has participated in Michigan’s Girls State program. Duffey is also a captain of

the Williamston girls varsity basketball team and a volunteer at local middle school basketball camps and blood drives. The monthly award is given to local high school students who exhibit strong leadership within their

schools and communities, demonstrate a mutual respect for others in the school community and exemplify hard work and responsibility in the classroom. “I want to congratulate these students on their hard work and for all that they

have accomplished,” Meadows said. “Their work and dedication both in and out of the classroom sets a great example for their peers and for our community. I wish them the best of luck as they continue their education and take their

next steps in life.” The honorees will have $100 donated in their name to the educational fund in their school districts. — From the Michigan House of Representatives

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Sixty years ago Walter and Jayne Bauer asked the Lord’s blessing on their new love. Now they rejoice in thanksgiving for the fulfillment of that love. The couple, who were married on March 7, 1951, will celebrate their 60th anniversary at a special dinner with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Lorianne Wamhoff of Williamston received a degree in family life education from Spring Arbor University during commencement exercises on Nov. 20.

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Spring Arbor University announced students from the area who are on the fall 2010 Academic Honors List. The Academic Honors List recognizes full-time students who have received a grade point average of 3.7 or higher for the semester. Part-time students must receive a 3.7 GPA for the semester and carry a cumulative 3.7 GPA (an asterisk denotes a semester GPA of 4.0). The students are Hilary Holtz, Nicole Rockwell and Emmaleigh Boardway*, all of Williamston.

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Williamston Carol Rose Mosher was born in St. Louis, MO, on December 24, 1913, a true "Christmas Carol" to Edward and Louise Smyth. She was the youngest of five children, all who predeceased her. As a child she moved to Detroit with her family. Later, after completing training on the comptometer she was employed by Oldsmobile in Lansing where she met the love of her life, Duane Mosher whom she married in 1937. They were the parents of two children, Ronald (Jan) Mosher, and Diane (Mosher) (Oakes) Sanborn. Dewey died in 1978. Carol was a wonderful "Granny" to Stacy (Yim Mou Wah) Mosher, Laurie (Andy) Paulins, Scott (Pan) Mosher, Mark (Ava) Leigeb, Wendy (Steve) Lutzke, Jeanette (Kurt) Gawrisch, and Michelle (Dave) Gartner. She was greatgranny to Nathaniel, Austin, Shannon, Alex, Sarah, Nicholas, Luke, and Sophie. Her extended family also included stepgreat-grandchildren Audrey, Elliott, Mandy, Lindsey, Clair, Amy and Andrew and step-great-great- granddaughters Lauren and Julianna. She is also survived by several nephews and nieces and dear friends. Carol was a faithful member of Memorial Lutheran Church in Williamston and taught Sunday school there for many years. Her last years were spent at Riverwind in Williamston where she was lovingly cared for by their staff and that of Hospice Advantage. Her soul was gently carried to heaven to be with her Savior on February 17, 2011. She was 97 years old. A service celebrating her life and her victory in Christ will be held on Monday, 11:00 a.m., February 21, 2011 at Memorial Lutheran Church, 1022 Grand River Ave. Williamston, with Pastor David Voss officiating. Interment will be at Summit Cemetery. Carol’s family will receive family and friends at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Home, 205 E. Middle St. Williamston on Sunday, 2-4 and 68p.m. and one hour prior to service at the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Memorial Lutheran Church. On line condolences may be made at

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JACK RUSSEL TERRIER PEEK-A-POO, FEMALE Pups - White w/Brown & SHIH-TZU, Male. Both 5 Black spots, 6 wks. Beautimos. old. Shots, wormed, ful coats & markings. vet @. 517-861-7086 Champion lines, dew claws, tails done. Shots, wormed. Exp. breeder, Good with children, playful POODLE PUPS (STANDARD) 1 yr health guaran., Jacknot hyper, lovable, mother son, DOB 12-23-10. 517on site, pure bred, show 784-5225, cell 517-392-0608. quality. $350. (989)640CUTE ORANGE & W H I T E 0238. TABBY CAT. Call 517-4499179. POODLES, AKC TOY, Black, $400. PEEK-A-POO’S Fuzzy KITS/CATS RESCUED: Many little teddy bears. $300declawed; www.trinityacresresDACHSHUND PUPS, Teens, $350. 517-726-0368/517cue.; includes small size, vet care, 231-2400 neuter/basic medical $45$200-$250/each, cash. $135. 517-410-0074 517-543-7024/517-541-6004 PUGGLE PUPPIES 7 wks old, 1st shots & DOBERMAN PINSCHERS LAB BLOODHOUND MIX 8 wormed, $250. 989-427wks old, $25. Female Great AKC, 2 males, red & rust, 3205. Dane, 5 mos. old, $400. born 1-27-11. Call 616-902AKC Lab, female, 3 yrs., 1838, Portland, MI. $200. 989-980-9771. RATS (RODENTS) 9 males, black & white, 6 wks old, to be pets only. 517-694ENGLISH BULLDOG PUP6338. RETRIEVER PIES 2 females, 1 male, 6 LAB/GOLDEN P U P S 6 weeks, shots, wks., 1st puppy shots, wormed, black, yellow, $1200. 931-332-1629 or 931M/F. $200. 517-490-6260. 332-3626. SHIH TZU PUPPIES 8 wks., AKC, 3 males, 1st shots, wormed, $325. Call 517575-2665. ENGLISH SETTER PUPPIES LAB PUPPIES AKC, yellow & black, 7 wks old, vet Ready to go w/shots on checked, dew claws, Feb. 16, both parents on wormed, 1st shots, $450. SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPPIES site, good hunters, FDSB Pictures available. 616reg. 3 males, 3 fem. $250 Blue eyes, $300. Call 517374-3042 ea. 517-749-7882, 749-7883. 303-5247 after 3 p.m.

BEAGLE PUPS & RUNNING BEAGLES Ready for the hunt. Watch them hunt on location or pick a loving pet $100-$200 989-463-4286 CORGI/DASHUND PUPPIES $300. ( 5 1 7 ) 5 4 1 - 8 2 7 1

ALFALFA GRASSEXCELLENT Hay $3.00 & up. Can deliver. 517-641-6034

SQUARE HAY BALES $2.75 each. Call after 6, 517-2024275. STRAW FOR SALE $2/bale. Mason area. Call 517-930-8948

Firewood 100% SEASONED HARDWOOD $65 face. Ash, Cherry & Oak - cut, split & delivered. 517-490-0955 SEASONED HARDWOOD 20 mi. radius of Eagle. $60/face cord. Call 517-647-6654 SEASONED WHITE OAK $60 per facecord. 517-8819206 or 517-230-9932

WOOD PELLETS Nice & dry! $165/ton (+ tax) also have 40 lb. bags available. CASH ONLY. 517-623-6622.

AntiquesCollectibles ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE doll SHOW: Sun. March 6th, 9:30am-3pm. DeWitt Conference Center, off I-69 exit 87 behind Burger King. Info. 269-599-1511

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Holt-Dimondale Open Sun 1-4 1247 WILDFLOWER Mason schools. 1523 Sq. ft. new build. 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath, 2 car garage, hardwood & ceramic floors, AC, realtors welcome. $144,900 LC w/ 5% down. 517-290-4829

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

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WANTED: UNWANTED appliances, air conditioners, cars, trucks, vans, farm machinery, lawn mowers, campers, hot water tanks, aluminum or steel boats, aluminum windows or doors, aluminum toppers, any types of aluminum or steel siding, 4 wheelers, go carts, trailers, batteries. All picked up for Free. Call 517-628-2818

Furniture A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP mattress set, new in plastic, $200. Call 517-410-4921. Can deliver.

A AARDVARK ANTIQUER paying cash for guns, jewlery, furniture, art & unusual & bizarre items. 517-819-8700

BUYING ANTIQUE LAMPS, A TEMPERPADIC/ STYLE jewelry, watches, musical MEMORY FOAM MATinstruments, artwork, othTRESS SET Queen, newer nice things. John 517never used, as seen on TV, 886-9795. with warranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can Deliver 989-832-2401. MM CASH FOR GUNS , Art, AntiA AMISH LOG HEADBOARD ques, Jewelry, musical inAND Queen Pillow Top struments, Valuables. Call Mattress Set. Brand new517-204-2004/517-663-3931 never used, sell all for $275. 989-923-1278. MM

HealthcareHospital Equip. GOLDEN POWER lift & recline chair, new $624, will sell $350. Used 2 mo. Call 517-663-2022.

CASH PAID D iabet ic test strips. Area’s original, oldest buyer. Friendly & fair. 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 CASH PAID for diabetic test strips. Up to $15 per 100 strips. Ph. 517-292-0991

24’x32’x8’-$3799.00 30’x40’x10’-$5599.00 32’x48’x10’-$6799.00 Steel roof, doors included, other sizes available Call Standale Post Frame Buildings Toll Free 1-800968-8201. MM

If you have positions to fill...we can help! Call us for all your employment advertising needs! See or Call LCN Toll free at 1.877.475. SELL


General Help Wanted Immediate Openings $14.25 base/appt.

Schools and Training 2011 is the year to invest in your future . Become one of the 57% of newly Microsoft Certified individuals who expect a p a y raise in 2011. Call today to find out about our new professional certification programs from New Horizons. 1-888-413-7876 Tuition Options are available 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 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 877-895-1828 MM HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FROM HOME. 6-8 weeks. Accredited. Get a Diploma. Get a job! FREE Brochure. 1-800-264-8330. MM

Great Pay, customer sales/service, flexible work schedule, no exp nec Call 517-333-1700

Lansing State Journal Home Delivery East Lansing Area Independent Contractor positions available. The Lansing State Journal now has an immediate opening for established home delivery route; Delivery times are 1.5 to 3.5 hours per route between 3:00 am and 6:00 am 7 days a week. This is an excellent opportunity to earn additional income. You must live in the East Lansing, Okemos or Haslett area. The weekly profit for this route is approximately $200.00 per week. If you are interested in more information please contact Jamie Hillman at 517-377-1177 or you can email at



U.S. NAVY LAUNCH a career today. Advanced paid training, medical/dental, vacation, $ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call 1800-922-1703. M-F 9-3. MC 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. MC ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 877-895-1828 MC


Day-Eve-wkend Classes Job Placement Assistance Class B Training (1 day) (517) 887-1600 Train Local Save Hassle

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Mobile Homes For Sale


Senior living community seeks CNA for the 8am to 4pm shift on Saturdays and one Sunday. Apply in person at: Great Lakes Christian Homes 2050 S. Washington Rd., Holt, MI.

PORTLAND- 1990 SCHULTZ. 14’x72’ 3 bdrm., 2 bath, in small secluded park near school & close to downtown. Central air. Newer steel skirting, roof, evestroughs & decks. $16K. 517-647-2464

Hospitals & Insurance Companies Now Hiring!

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Local Training and Job Placement

CALIFORNIA BOUND! 50states. Play in Vegas, Hang in LA, Jet to New York! Hiring 18-24 girls/guys. $400$800 wkly. PAID Expenses. Call 1-800-457-8528. Face to Face Technologies. MC

NOW HIRING: COMPANIES Desperately Need Employees to Assemble Products at Home. Electronics, CD Stands, Hair Barrettes, Many More. No Selling, Any Hours. 1-985-646-1700 Dept. MI-1530. MM

Cleaning Service CLASSIC CLEANING Bet’r Clean! Bet’r Price! Barb and Paul 517-897-0574

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

Drywall Gary’s Drywall Finishing "Hang, Finish and Repair" 517-927-3853

Apartments MSU-LCC-Cooley

ONLY $29,900

3 Bed/ 2 Bath Over 1700 Sq. ft. Newly Remodeled All Appliances, WD, C/A. NO APP FEES! All Credit Considered & Financing Available Call Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows (888)-262-1683 Must close by 2-28-11! EHO






Apartments For Rent 1, 2, & 3 BEDROOM apartment homes starting from $599.00. Full size washer and dryer included. Please call (517)886-4100.

APT 1-3 BED NEWLY REMODELED 50 FEET FROM LCC from $535 517-204-5550

Apartments Lansing

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Mr. Natural’s Wood Floors • Refinishing • Repairs • Installation

FREE Estimates 393-0660 or 490-8696 Since 1988

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APT 1-3 BED NEWLY REMODELED 50 FEET FROM LCC, from $545 517-204-5550

DEWITT 13096 Prairie View. BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 BR. Free laundry. $560 + 2 bedroom, $325-$540. utils., incls all appli & winUtilities included. Taylor dow care. 517-669-7682. Realty 517-272-1512.

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Get The Job Done Right BARN ROOF We put steel roofs on high barns. Ask for John 616-527-3635.

WESTFIELD CLUB APTS. 1, 2, & 3 BEDROOM apartment homes starting from $599.00. Full size washer DELTA TWP. 5 acres. R Eand dryer included. Please DUCED. Heavy industrial, call (517)886-4100. great location. Sale or lease. Land Contract available. $139,000. 2600 Snow Rd. 586-772-2759 or 810772-6561.

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Duplexes & Home Starting at $725. Move in specials, pet friendly. For details 517-272-1000 or visit:

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DO YOU EARN $800.00 IN A DAY? Your own local candy route 25 machines and candy all for $9995.00. All major credit cards accepted 877-915-8222 Vend 3.MC

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

) HOLT * 2 bdrm., $1,800. Little work needed. Financing available. / 866-694-0821

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LANSING AREA- 1 , 2 & 3 DIMONDALE 2 & 3.5 ACRES bdrms. starting from $400 9 mins. from Lansing & 7 + dep. Includes utilities. mins. from GM Delta Plant. 517-372-6250 Private, trees, wild life. Land Contract, starting at $32,500. 517-645-7476 or OLD TOWN - LCC - Lansing 517-712-1372. Twp. Beautiful clean 1 & 2 bdrms., hardwood floors, $525-$675, heat included. 517-896-8732

517.322.4131 Trash removal Appliances, brush, carpet, wood, etc. Senior disc. Eavestrough Cleaning.

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TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664

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

Stump Removel LJ-0000898962-01

NICE Laptops 1.8GHz Core2Duo 80GB/2GB/DVDRW/WiFi Good Battery Antivirus Office $275 517.614.8880

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PROJECT ENGINEER - STORE FIXTURE ENGINEER sought by Advanced FixEielson, AFB ALASKA tures, Inc. 5+ Years Auto Exp’d Project Engineer Cad & Store needed for Military HousFixture/Cabinet Manufacing Construction in Alaska. turing Experience. Can AcVisit for curately Create Routers, qualifications. Osborne Cutlists & Other EngineerConstruction Company is ing Documents. The Right an Equal Opportunity EmCandidate Will Be Offered: ployer. All qualified appliCompetitive wage, compacants will receive considny benefits including 401K eration without regard to and relocation allowance. race, color, religion, genContact Anna: der or national origin. Os972.784.8800 x221 or borne is a drug free workashepherd@advancedfixtu place. Drug tests are MC ministered to employees at the time of hire, randomly and after any accidents. Please email resume & cover letter Attention HR Manager to

MOM 2 MOM Sale VENDORS C A R P E T - M O H A W K POLE BARNS MICHIGAN’S I N H E R I T A N C E WANTED Tables $9ea for 6’ Largest Pole Barn CompaA M B E R S M O K E Feb. 19th 9am-Noon. 482ny (Built Best Barns) Best EXCOND.,LARGE 1551 Admission $1 Quality, Best Service, Best 20’10"x22’7"($300)& Price. This Week’s Specials 14’4"x13’($175)--$425/both Erected 24’x24’x8’-$5495.00 (517)285-2294 24’x40’x10’-$7995.00 30’x40’x10’-$8995.00 30’x48’x12’-$10,995.00 Licensed/Insured 1-877802-9591. MM

SONY COLOR TVS 32"Picture-in-Picture Trinitron($175);27"&19" Trinitrons ($35&$25); 21"MGA Mitsubishi($25)-all 4/$225 (517)285-2294

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

COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: small efficiency or 1 bdrm. Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

Apartments Lansing $199 M ove In Special Plus Enter to Win a 32’’ F lat Screen TV! Spacious 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments. 1 beds from $499. 2 beds from $599. * Free Utilities * Fitness Center * Arizona Dry Sauna * Indoor/Outdoor Pool * Resident Business Center * Walk-in Closets

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1325 GLENROSE AVE. Very 613 AVON ST. 3 bdrm., bsmt., $550 per mo. + utils. nice 3 bdrm., all applianGRAND LEDGE 1059 N. LARCH ST., near ces, lg yard, garage. 1st, 12067 Rupp Rd., Old Town, 2 bdrm., $500 last deposit. $800 + utilit3 bdrm., 1.5 bath 1,092 per mo. + utils. Near ies + dep. 517-708-7528. sq ft, ranch home. busline, rooms w/private Full bsmnt., 1.5 car bath, $350 per mo. All utils attached garage. $725+ incld. Call 517-484-5619. 1712½ NEW York St. Lans517-622-6059 ing Nice 2 bdrm. Washer www.sundancefamilyhomecenter Dryer hookup in bsmt. .com New flooring in bathroom A 3 bdrm., newly remodeled & kitchen. $550 + util. homes. Nice, quiet neigh517-372-8129 borhood. 2 car garage, fenced yard. New high effiHOMES 2 BR., ciency furnace & water HASLETT/2 pond view. 3 BR., close to $225 PER MONTH heater. Pets okay. $550 & schools. Appliances includLease to Own!!! 3 Bed/1 $799mo. + utilities. ed, both $840. Immediate Bath - over 800 sq.ft. Brand 517-712-5238 occupancy. Pet ok. 517New Carpet, Vinyl, & Appli281-0765. ances. We Specialize in Hard to Finance Individuals!!! AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 The Meadows of St. Johns bdrms, Section 8 OK. ~LANSING~ (989)224-7707 Pets OK. Move in spe1-4 BDRMS cial! Flexible terms Available! Section 8 OK. available. $395-$1095. $450-$850. Call Mark at 3-4 BDRM HOUSE Neat and 517-651-1374 517-482-6600 clean, new paint & carpet. Call 517-641-7271 or 517214-7648.




That the Organizational Meeting of the March Board of Review is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. Wheatfield Township Board of Review will be hearing as1 or 2 bdrms Apts. 10 minutes west of downsessment appeals according to the following schedule: town Lansing, Thomas Cooley Law School, I-496 and I-96 Monday, March 14, 2011 3:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. and directly north of the Lansing Mall. Thursday, March 17, 2011 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. COME EXPERIENCE Living at Lansing Manor ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| Village Green of Lansing Tentative Ratio Tentative Factor 5200 Mall Drive West Call us today! "A Quiet and Caring Lansing, MI 48917 517-694-8975 Agricultural 50.00 1.000 Senior Community" conditions apply Located directly behind Call (866)399-2924 Commercial 50.00 1.000 for more details the Lansing Mall, Industrial 50.00 1.000 Lansing Manor offers 1 Bedroom residences Apartments Residential 50.00 1.000 Condominiums for Persons 62 years of Suburbs Personal Property 50.00 1.000 age or disabled. Rents For Rent BATH- LARGE 4 BDRM LANSING NORTHWEST 2 COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: small efficiency or 1 bdrm. Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

are income based Pets are welcome. Call today for your personal tour of this lovely community. 517.321.5058 TTY (800) 662-1220 Lansing Manor does not Discriminate on the basis of ∫ Disability

CHARLOTTE LUXURY APARTMENTS Saddleback Ranch. 2 bdrm., 2 full baths. Move in specials. Pet friendly. For more information call: 517-272-1000 or visit:

HASLETT LAKEFRONT ON Lake Lansing with dock, gazebo, beautiful view, luxury condo apt., lg updated upper 2 BR., W/D, fireplace, deck, new maple kitchen, black stainless appli., carpet, granite, $950. Also, smaller lower 2 BR., w/patio, $660. Includes snow, trash, lawn. No big dogs. 517-853-6307.

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DOWNTOWN 408 W. IONIA. Studio ($460) & room ($335). Utilities included. Close to LCC & Cooley. HASLETT BLUE WATER VILLAGE 517-749-3890. 5705 Potter, near lake. Dimondale, near GM Delta Large 2 bdrm. 1.5 bath, plant. New 2 & 3 bdrms, 2 fireplace, central air. Utilibaths, starting at $700 ty room with washer / dry& trash incl. all applianFREE HEAT & W A T E R . er hookup. No pets, ces, bsmt., pets welcome. Edgemont Waverly. Quiet $595/mo. incl. water. Call 517-749-1714 or desirable neighborhood. Call 517-372-8000 or 517517-372-6250 Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No 349-8345 pets. From $525. 712-4915, 202-3234, 323-1153 MOVE IN FOR $299 when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett When you need * Immediate Occupancy * Cozy 1 bdrm apts $560 repairs around the E. LANS. ATTRACTIVE 2 BR * PET WELCOME home - and you need * Single level bldg w/ pri- cape cod, energy effic. furnace, air, fireplace, newly vate entries them fast - check the * Washer/Dryer hook ups painted, newer appliances, ceiling fans, very clean, in utility room service directory well maintained, no pets, * Vaulted ceiling in living $695 + utils., references, room in LCN Classifieds deposit. 517-337-1007. * Storage access See * Lovely wooded setting * Close to everything or Call LCN Expires March 15, 2011 Email the Lansing Community Monday-Friday, 8-5 Call today for info and tour! Newspapers 24/7 at: 517-803-2648 1.877.475.SELL Conditions apply.

Duplexes For Rent

with garage. Gas, electric & deposit required. No pets. $750/mo. 517-641-6364

BE A HOME O W N E R . No banks. Move in now. Lease and land contract. Owner Financing. 517-202-3121.

BR., 3 BR., reasonable, $255 & $305 bi-weekly. Call 517-372-9778.

OKEMOS: WALK TO Bennett Woods & Okemos High. 4 bdrm., 2 bath, granite counter tops, vaulted ceilings, Fireplace. $1600. 517-694-1825.

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BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING SCHEDULE The City of Williamston Board of Review for 2011 will be held at the Public Services building, 1500 West Grand River Avenue, on the following dates: Monday, March 14, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dates listed provide a total of at least 12 hours during the week of March 14, with at least 3 hours held after 6 p.m. as required by statute. The Board of Review will meet as many more days as deemed necessary to hear questions, protests, and to equalize the 2011 assessments. By board resolution, residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letter is received on or before March 14, 2011. The tentative property ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2011 are as follows: CLASS Agricultural Commercial Residential Industrial Developmental Personal

RATIO N/A 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00

MULTIPLIER N/A 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00

(ADA) American With Disabilities Notice The City will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon 5 days notice. Contact: Vonnie Green @ 655-2221 Gail Watkins City of Williamston Assessor ENT-900138

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The first meeting of the March Board of Review will be at The Locke Township Board of Review will be hearing assessment appeals at the Locke Township Hall, 3805 Bell Oak 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011. No appeals will be heard at this meeting. The completed 2011 Assessment roll will be preRoad, Williamston according to the following schedule: sented to the Board of Review at this meeting. Organizational Meeting: The Leroy Township Board of Review will meet by appointTuesday March 08, 2011 8 AM ment only, please call: Appeal Hearing: 517-521-3729 for an appointment Monday March 14, 2011 9 AM-noon & 2 - 5 PM Public Appeals will be heard at 1685 N M-52, Webberville on On or about March 8, 2011 the above named County will request the Tuesday March 15, 2011 1 - 4 PM & 6 - 9 PM Monday, March 14, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:15 - 4:30 Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) to release Ratios and Tentative Equalization Factors for 2011: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| p.m. and Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Federal funds under Title II (HOME Investment Partnership Act) of Property Class Tentative Ratio Tentative Factor 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at the Leroy Township Hall. the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1960 for Agricultural 50.00 1.00000 An appeal by mail may be made by residents and nonthe following project: Commercial 50.00 1.00000 resident and must be received no later than Monday, March Industrial 50.00 1.00000 14, 2011. Please include your property identification number Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Residential 50.00 1.00000 in your letter. $319,000 Personal 50.00 1.00000 Mail letter of protest to: The Board of Review will meet to hear questions, protests Leroy Township Board of Review The County of Ingham 2009-2011 HOME Homeowner Rehabilitation and to equalize the 2011 assessments. Residents are able to 1685 N M-52 Program will assist in the rehabilitation of approximately ten (10) sinprotest by letter received prior to March 15, 2011. Webberville, MI 48892 gle family, owner-occupied homes at a maximum per unit cost of Locke Township will provide necessary reasonable services Purpose: to equalize the roll $35,000 in downtown area neighborhoods of Mason and Williamston, to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetYou may speak to the assessor during office hours prior to for a total HOME Program cost of $319,000. The rehabilitation effort ings upon 3 days notice. Contact: Locke Township Clerk, the Board of Review any Mon., Wed., Fri., between 9:00 will bring these homes into compliance with HUD’s Housing Quality noon and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. and Tues. 9:00 - noon. Dorothy Hart, 3805 Bell Oak Road, Williamston MI 48895, Standards in addition to addressing local code items. The assistance for low to moderate income residents will be in the form of a defer- 517 468-3405. Neil R. West red to low interest loan from the County to be repaid on the sale or tiLeroy Township Supervisor Board of Review Members: Vernon Cobb, Dean tle transfer of the property. Kitchenmaster, Roger Smith 2/20, 27/11-3/6, 13/11 Supervisor/Board of Review Secretary: Paul Griffes ENT-900832 An Environmental Review Record respecting the aforementioned project has been made by the above named County which documents the Williamstown Township 2/20, 27/11-3/6/11 environmental review of the project. This Environmental Review Re- ENT-900500 4990 Zimmer Rd cord is on file at the Ingham County Housing Commission, 121 E. MaWilliamston, MI 48895 ple St., Mason, MI 48854. The records are available for public examiTOWNSHIP OF LOCKE nation and copying upon request between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN p.m., Monday through Friday. Please contact Glen Rockey at (517) 2011 BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE SCHEDULE NOTICE OF GENERAL BUDGET AND MILLAGE 244-7170 for further information. PUBLIC HEARING Tuesday, March 8, 6:00 pm (Organizational Meeting) FOR FISCAL YEAR APRIL 1, 2010 - MARCH 31, 2011 The County of Ingham will undertake the project described above with HOME funds, with Title II (HOME Investment Partnership Act) of The Williamstown Township Board of Review for 2011 will be the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1960. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Locke Township Board will hearing assessment appeals at the Williamstown Township Ingham County is certifying to the State of Michigan that Ingham hold a public hearing on the proposed township budget for Hall, 4990 Zimmer Rd., on the following dates by appointCounty and Mary Lannoye, in her official capacity as Ingham County fiscal year 2011-2012 at 7:00 PM on March 08, 2011 at the ment : Controller/Administrator, consent to accept the jurisdiction of the Locke Township Hall, 3805 Bell Oak Road, Williamston, MI *Monday, March 14 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:00-4:00pm, & Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in re- 48895. The Property Tax Millage Rate pro- 6:00-9:00pm (Assessment Appeals) lation to environmental reviews, decision making, and action; and *Tuesday, March 15 6:00-9:00 pm (Assessment Appeals) that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect of the posed to be levied to support the pro- Contact: 655-3193 for an appointment. certification is that upon its approval, Ingham County may use the posed budget will be a subject of this *Dates listed provide a total of at least 12 hours during the HOME funds, and HUD will have satisfied its responsibilities under hearing. Copies of the budget are available for public in- week of March 14th, with at least 3 hours held after 6 pm as the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. spection at the Township Hall office on Tuesday and Thurs- required by statute. Residents are able to protest by letter, provided protest letday, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. MSHDA will accept an objection to its approval of the release of ter is received at the Williamstown Township office by 4:00 funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the folpm, March 15, 2011. This notice is posted in compliance with Public Act 43 of 1963 lowing bases: (a) that the certification was not in fact executed by The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each the chief executive officer or other officer of applicant approved by (2nd Ex. Sess.) MCL 141.412 (Budget Hearings of Local Gov- class of real property and personal property for 2011 are as ernments), Public Act 267 of 1976, MCL 21.72a (2)(3) as HUD; or (b) that applicant’s environmental review record for the projfollows: ect indicates omission of a required decision finding or step applica- amended (Open Meetings Act) and the Americans With Disation to the project in the environmental review process; or (c) other bilities Act. Agricultural ......... 50.00%........... 1.0000 specific grounds in HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58.75. Objections Commercial.......... 50.00%........... 1.0000 must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required pro- The Locke Township Board will provide necessary reasona- Residential............ 50.00%.....….. 1.0000 ble auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearcedure (24 CFR Part 58), and may be addressed to Carolyn CunningDevelopmental..... 50.00%......….. 1.0000 ing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being con- Industrial............... ham, MSHDA at PO Box 30044, Lansing, Michigan 48909. 50.00%....…... 1.0000 sidered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the Personal Property 50.00%........... 1.0000 Objections to the release of funds on bases other than those stated meeting upon 3 days notice to the township Clerk by writing above will not be considered by MSHDA. No objection received after or calling: The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to March 23, 2011 will be considered by MSHDA. individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings Dorothy G Hart, Clerk upon 5 days notice - please call 655-3193. ICCN/WE 902265 2/27/11 3805 Bell Oak Rd Williamston MI 48895 Board of Review Members: Edward Timm, 517 468-3405 Gerald Eidt, and Kurt Guter. County of Ingham 121 E. Maple Street PO Box 319 Mason, MI 48854 (517) 244-7170

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