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December 12, 2010

Williamstown chooses Meridian for services Police patrols, 911 service to be provided By KEN PALMER

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Firefighters are at the scene of a Dec. 8 house fire on Church near Putnam.

Local fires battled

By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

WILLIAMSTON — Firefighters battled two blazes in the city over a five-day period, including one that damaged a home on West Church Street near Putnam Street. Several area fire departments responded to a blaze at 120 W. Church on the morning of Dec. 8.. No one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported. Assistant Williamston Fire Chief Brad Johnson said city police noticed smoke a the structure around 8 a.m. and summoned firefighters. The cause of the fire was under investigation. The other fire occurred about 12:20 p.m. Dec. 3 on the third floor of a building at 106 W. Grand River Ave., above the

Dollar Times store. A woman and a young child were treated for smoke inhalation, but no other injuries were reported. The flames were contained to a hallway, and the cause remained under investigation.

Shed targeted twice

City police and the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Admiral station on West Grand River Avenue about midnight Dec. 6 after an alarm sounded at a storage shed behind the building. Tracks in the snow indicated that two males were involved and that someone tried to force open the shed door, police reports said. The suspects ran See

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WILLIAMSTOWN TWP. —The township plans to hire the Meridian Township Police Department to provide police patrols and 911 service to the township. The Township Board on Tuesday voted 6-1 to accept the recommendation of a committee that screened bids from three area police agencies and two individuals. Meridian offered to provide 80 hours of patrol per week, along with 24-hour 911 service, for $170,000 a year. Williamstown could buy additional patrol time at $45 per hour, township officials said. The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office and the city of Mason also submitted bids. Meridian was the low bidder, although money was not the only consideration, township officials said. “It wasn’t just price, alone,” Supervisor Mickey Martin said. “Proximity was a big factor. Meridian borders our township on the west, and the response time should be the shortest.” On the downside, Meridian has never contracted with another government unit for

police protection, she said. The Meridian Township force has 39 sworn officers. Police Chief Dave Hull said he didn’t know if the twonship will add officers because of the Williamstown contract. Representatives from the two units will negotiate a contract that must be approved by both township boards, he said Williamstown Township officials plan to pay for police service with money from a special assessment. On Nov. 2, township voters passed a ballot proposal asking if they wanted to pay for police protection. Voters in 12 other rural townships in the county rejected similar ballot questions, leaving Williamstown on its own. A five-member committee solicited bids from area police agencies for a range of service options, including 24-hour patrols, seven days a week. Besides Meridian, Mason and the county, Williamston police Sgt. Jeff Hull and former Williamston police Chief Mark Hetfield submitted bids. The city of Williamton declined to bid for the contract. None of the bidders could provide around-the-clock service within the township’s budget of about $300,000 per year, officials said. The proposals from Hull and Hetfield came close, but committee members were

concerned that those proposals wouldn’t cover all of the costs of starting a new police department. The sheriff’s office bid $250,000 and Mason $301,000 for 80 hours of patrol, plus 911 service. The committee concluded that Meridian was the best option, followed by the sheriff’s office. Committee members were concerned that starting a new police department might carry problems, including a lack of supervision at times and inadequate backup.

‘Not an easy decision’

“It was not an easy decision for the committee to make,” Martin said. “They looked at a lot of factors and had good discussions.” Police service has been a big issue in rural parts of the county because the sheriff’s office will eliminate its road patrol division at the beginning of next year. Aftr the ballot proposals fell in the other townships, some residents urged the Township Board to reconsider the assessment plan. But the board decided to proceed with the special assessment, noting that nearly 55 percent of voters approved the ballot question. Trustee Frans Wilbrink, who has opposed the assessment plan on various grounds, voted against the board’s action in Tuesday night’s meeting.

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The Williamston High School Madrigal Choir will perform at the Thursday, Dec. 16 business networking lunch of the Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce at the Brookshire Inn & Golf Club, 205 W. Church St. From 11:30 a.m.-noon, attendees can network and socialize. The choir will arrive at noon. Lunch with the choir will be available after the performance. Lunch is $10 for chamber members, $15 for all others (cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and all debit cards; pay at the door).

Crossroads UMC to hold holiday events

Crossroads United Methodist Church welcomes the public as church celebrates the birth of Christ. The church is located on the corner of Haslett and Zimmer roads north of Williamston and east of Haslett. The children’s pageant, “The Best Christmas Present Ever,” will be presented at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 service. The children are now in rehearsal and welcome all youngsters who would like to participate. Crossroads will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, which will include special music, carols and a message entitled, “Name Above All Names.” Throughout the Advent season, Pastor Ellen Zienert is speaking on “God’s gifts, which do not break.” For details, call the church at (517) 655-1466, through e-mail at office@crossroadsofwilliamston.org, or visit the Website www.crossroadsofwilliamston.org.

Garden Club to hold Christmas party Dec. 13

The Williamston Red Cedar Garden Club will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13 at the Williamston Depot Museum for the annual club Christmas party. There will be Christmas snacks, a sing-along and a Christmas ornament exchange (regifted ornaments). Cindy McElroy will be the guest artist, providing guitar music for the singalong. Call Jane Johnson, (517) 655-1030.

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Eagles to host New Year’s Eve party

The Williamston Eagles are having a New Year’s Eve party Dec. 31 featuring music by the Basement Dawgs band. Prime rib sandwiches on the menu, champagne toast at midnight. Open to the public. No charge. Volunteers available to chauffer anyone who needs a ride home (locally). The Eagles are located at 835 High St., Williamston, www.foe4091.com. Call the club for more information, (517) 655-6510.

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Christmas cookie exhibit at museum

The Val Berryman Exhibit: “Christmas Cookies - Tasty Treats in Pretty Packages,” will be shown at the Williamston Depot Museum, 369 W. Grand River, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday through the end of the year; 2-4 p.m., Sundays, Dec. 12, 19; or by appointment. Contact (517) 655-1030, be at 11:45 a.m. and competition will www.williamstonmuseum.com. Knights to hold begin at noon. Contact Roger Gargafamily breakfast Dec. 12 no at (517) 655-1587 for more infor- First Baptist to hold The Knights of Columbus will host mation. holiday, children events a family breakfast (with an appearFirst Baptist Church of Williamston Church to present ance from Santa) from 9 a.m.-noon will present a children’s program entiSunday, Dec. 12 at St. Mary Activity ‘God With Us’ Dec. 24 tled, “The Fumbly Bumbly Angels” at Center in Williamston at the corner of The Williamston Free Methodist 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12. The church High and Cedar streets. Church, 4400 N. Williamston Road, will present an adult Christmas drama Cost: adults, $5.50; seniors 62 and presents the Willow Creek produc- program entitled “Bethlehem! Nothup, $5; students ages 5-10, $3; and pre- tion “God With Us,” Friday, Dec. 24. ing Ever Happens Here!” at 7 p.m. Frischoolers free. Contact Mike at (517) Services at 6 and 8 p.m. Call (517) day, Dec. 17 and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 712-1726 for details. 655-3668. Dec. 19. Proceeds will help fund food basThe church will also have a cankets for the Williamston Food Bank. Bank accepting dlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. Call (517) 655-2139. ‘Letters from Santa’

Knights to hold spelling bee Dec. 19

The Knights of Columbus will host a spelling bee on Sunday, Dec. 19 in St. Joseph Hall at St. Mary Church in Williamston at the corner of High and Cedar streets. All boys and girls, grades 4-9 are invited to participate. There will be two levels of competition: Level I will be for students in grades 4-6 and Level II will be for students in grades 7-9. Registration will

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Independent Bank’s Williamston office, 1245 E. Grand River, is accepting letter requests for its annual “Letters from Santa” fundraiser. The public is invited to visit the Williamston office or may e-mail a request to purchase a letter that will be personalized and addressed to the child of their choice. The letter will be postmarked from Santa Claus, Ind.; the cost to have a letter sent is $3. The funds raised will be used to

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Wheatfield UMC to host cookie sale Dec. 24

Wheatfield United Methodist Church, 520 Holt Road, Williamston, will host a holiday cookie sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 24. Stock up for the holidays with cookie platters of various prices ($3-$10). For details, contact Pastor Jeanne Laimon at (517) 769-6570 or Amanda Hathaway Frattarelli at (517) 655-6482 or ahathaway@mucc.org.

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across the road to the Deer Creek apartments, the reports said. A similar attempt to break into the shed occurred over the previous weekend, the reports said. Gas station personnel said nothing was missing from the shed.

Drivers arrested

Several drivers were arrested for driving on expired or suspended licenses over a two-day period in the city. On Dec. 5, a man was ticketed for driving without a valid license after a traffic stop at Linn Road and Corwin Street, police reports said. A woman riding in his vehicle was arrested on an outstanding warrant for retail fraud out of Eaton County. Later that day, an officer stopped a vehicle on West Grand River Avenue for a loud exhaust and discovered

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Firefighters investigate the scene of a Dec. 3 fire above the Dollar Times store. the driver had an expired license. The Holt man was cited for driving on an expired license and having a loud exhaust. On Dec. 6, a Webberville man was arrested for driving on a suspended license

WILLIAMSTON — A city resident is collecting donations to help a family of three displaced by a fire last week. “They lost virtually everything,” said Sandy Whelton, a friend of John Delaney, whose 110-yearold house suffered an estimated $60,000 in damages from the Dec. 8 blaze. “With Christmas coming, we need to think about other people. The kids are going to need clothes.” The blaze at 120 W.

Church St. began about 8 a.m. in the back rooms and caused extensive smoke and fire damage to the inside, fire officials said. Delaney, who operated a hair salon at the residence, and his two children were not home at the time. City police Sgt. Jeff Hull noticed smoke coming from inside the house and called the fire department, police and fire officials said. Firefighters from several area departments responded, extinguishing the blaze in about an hour, Williamston Fire Chief William

Siegel said. Delaney operated Oz the Salon at the old white house on West Church, just west of Putnam Street. He also is a singer and actor who does costume-related work for Michigan State University’s Wharton Center, friends said. Anyone who wants to help the family can make a check payable to “Delaney Family Fund” in care of Sandy Whelton, 428 Mill St., Williamston, MI 48895. They also can leave a check at Whelton’s home or at The Equipoise, 3169 N. Williamston Road.

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building, but by September 1903, a new building was ready for use. The building was heated with steam, and off of the assembly room was a state-of-the-art library with more 600 books. Faculty included Principal Robert Briggs and teachers B.W Cade, Emma From the Gratton, Mamie Plunckett, Myrtle Hall and Ellen Higpast bee. Class sizes varied and reBy Adam Watts, Corey mained small, but gradually Morales and Jack Donnelly started to grow in size. The graduating class in 1899 had 19 students, 1905 had five students, 1908 had eight students and 1924 had 30 graduating students. Fire strikes again Rural students would come to the school to take the In February 1902, a fire destroyed the new high school eighth-grade exams, and were often teased and called “hayseeds.” However, the rural students often performed better than the town students on the tests. In the spring of 1929 the two buildings were remodeled

Today, 201 School St. serves as a community center, library, food bank and senior center. However 136 years ago, when Ulysses S. Grant was president and people drove horse and buggies instead of cars, it served as a school. It was one of the most important buildings in Williamston because it provided education and bright futures for the citizens in the small farming community. The first public school was built in 1874 and served its purpose until it burned to the ground in 1887. The community needed a school, so local contractor, Hiram E. Higbee, built a new one in the same year. Upon completion of the new school, more room was needed, so another building was built northwest of the new school. This new building served as the high school for the Williamston community.

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into one building at the price of $155,000, with the addition of a gymnasium. However, different colors of bricks were used to build the buildings, so even though the buildings are connected, a clear difference in the two buildings can be seen from the back side. This “hybrid” building served as all three schools until 1961 when a new elementary school was built at 416 Highland St. and a new high school was built at 3845 Vanneter Road. The building at 201 School St. remained the Williamston Junior High School until 1990 when a new high school was built at 3939 Vanneter Road. The old high school building then became the new junior high school. The building at 201 School St. became the community center and remains the community center to this day. This historic building in downtown Williamston remains a local symbol. Even though the building lost its original purpose as a school, it’s still important to the community. Adam Watts, Corey Morales and Jack Donnelly studied history in Mitch Lutzke’s class at Williamston High School.

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Calendar Submissions to the calendar are encouraged. Deadline is 10 a.m. Monday. E-mail events@lsj.com or go to www.lsj.com/events for more listings or to add your event.

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Info: and 4 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. every more information and to register. 364-7185. Saturday through December, 11 Info: 349-3803, a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays Jan. 1-15, www.goodformrunning.com. " HEALTH closed on Christmas. An exhibit of Dr. Aajay Shah Friends Irish Dance Classes, Michigan lighthouses, watercolor and Family CPR classes, Stoneking Irish Step-Dancing, Holt, prints and cards painted as they Mid-Michigan Heart Group, 2134 MI, 2573 Winterberry Road, Holt, would have appeared at Christmas Hampton Place, Okemos, call for classes start Aug. 4, run through time in the 1800s. Info: 256-8335. times and classes, ongoing. December. The class is offered to Classes held Mondays through CHILDREN’S children ages 5-13 and does not Thursdays 11 a.m. and 5:30 pm. require any prior experience. This ACTIVITIES Call to register. Info: 347-3000. is an informal dance group that Call For “The Best Cost: $25. performs in parades and festivals. Christmas Present Ever” All proceeds benefit Capital Area Saturday Sports Medicine pageant, Crossroads United Big Brothers Big Sisters. The and Athletic Injury Methodist Church, 5491 Zimmer classes are fun, laid-back and a Clinic, Ingham Regional Road, Williamston, ongoing. All way for kids of all backgrounds Orthopedic Hospital, 2727 S. area children are invited to to learn about the Irish heritage. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, 9-11 participate in the play centered Students can join at anytime. a.m. Saturdays. A walk-in sports around five toys that come to There is room for six more injury clinic staffed by life and can’t decide which is dancers. Call 488-9915 or e-mail mid-Michigan sports medicine the best among them. Parts are mmstoneking@yahoo.com for physicians and certified athletic available for the youngest to most information. Info: 488-9915. Cost: trainers. Call (517) 351-7815 for mature children. Rehearsals are $10 per class, $5 for Big Brothers more information weekdays or held during Junior Church at 10 Big Sisters members. (517) 975-8500 Saturday a.m. Sundays in November and mornings. Info: 351-7815. One-on-one Phonicsduring Sunday school at 11 a.m. based Reading in December. Dress rehearsal is HOLIDAY Instruction, Academic 10 a.m. Dec. 18. Performance is Christmas at Northfork: Achievement Reading Clinic, 843 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19. Info: 655-1466, Sunday on the Farm, Meech Road, Williamston, Dec. 12. www.crossroadsofwilliamston.org. Northfork Farms & Outback, 3637 Students are taught all 44 sounds Morrice Road, Webberville, 2-5 of the English language, the CLASSES p.m. Dec. 5 and 12. Most activities phonetic rules that govern sounds Best Newborn Care Class are held indoors, including petting and how to analyze and decode Ever, Greater Lansing, see zoo, puppet show and words phonetically to ready with website for schedule. At this appearances by Santa and Elf. fluency and comprehension. Call three-week, in-depth, interactive, Info: 881-9142, or e-mail Kristi at hands-on class parents will learn www.northforkoutback.com. Cost: reading.achievement@gmail.com about newborns: bathing, feeding, $6 admission fee, $5 per child for for more information and to handling crying, infant CPR, train ride through Elf Village. register. Info: 655-2082. Cost: $25 massage, safe sleep, car seat per hour, per session. Wonderland of Lights, safety, infant health and more. Potter Park Zoo, 1301 S. For more information contact EXHIBITS Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, 5-8 Expectant Parents Organization at Second Monday Artists p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, Nov. 337-7365 or visit Exhibit, Gracie’s Place, 151 S. 26-Dec. 26, closed Christmas Eve www.epobaby.org for our Putnam St., Williamston, during and Christmas Day. Carolers, upcoming schedule. Register early, regular business hours. Works electric light sculptures of animals space is limited. Info: 337-7365, by Karen Bartlett, Deb Drew and thousands of lights line the www.epobaby.org. Cost: Fee. Brown, Gail Noren, Carol O’Kelley, paths of Potter Park Zoo. Activities EPO Childbirth Class, Anita Saviko, Barbara Stevens, and include crafts and cookie Greater Lansing Area, ongoing. Jeanne Van Wieren. Info: 655-1100, decorating, storytelling, holiday Expectant Parents Organization: www.secondmondayartists.com. music, animal presentations and Labor & Delivery and Newborn " appearances by Santa and Mrs. Care and Feeding Combo Series Claus every Friday and Saturday for first-time parents are held evening. Info: 342-2710, in several Lansing/East Lansing www.potterparkzoo.org. Cost: $4, locations. Other classes available

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Browse calendars online at lsj.com/events Add your own event with the online form entertainment and friendship. Hutchison, a Grammy winner and Detroit native, will share new material and holiday songs followed by a wine tasting event, separate children’s reception, silent auction, holiday sale and art show with pieces available for purchase. Free childcare and kids’ craft activities will be provided. Call or e-mail stkatherines@tds.net to order tickets. Info: 349-4120. Cost: $30 for concert and wine tasting, $25 for two or more, free for kids 12 and younger, $10 concert only.

Marsh Rd, Haslett, 6:30-7:30 p.m. second Tuesday of the month. Addressing the challenges associated with providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia-related illnesses. Different topics every month. Please register by calling Wynwood at 381-8700. Info: 381-8700, www.brookdaleliving.com/ wynwood-of-meridian.aspx. "

Christmas Make & Take Crafts, Capital Area District Library Dansville Branch, 1379 E. Mason St., Dansville, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 3-6 p.m. on Dec. 9 or 16. Come and make a Christmas craft to take home. Info: 623-6511, www.cadl.org. " THEATER Holiday storytime, Capital “Greater Tuna”, Williamston Area District Library Dansville Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Branch, 1379 E. Mason St., Williamston, 8 p.m. Thursdays Dansville, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 and NATURE and Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. 14. For ages 1-5. Holiday stories, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Nov. Birds of the 2009 songs and crafts. Info: 623-6511, 19-Dec. 19, 3 p.m. Nov. 26. OffChristmas Bird Count, www.cadl.org. " Broadway hit takes you through Nature Discovery, 5900 N. Read to a Dog, Capital a typical day in the life of Tuna, Williamston Road, Williamston, Area District Library Williamston Texas where the Lion’s Club is too 1-5 p.m. Dec. 12. Presentation is Branch, 201 School St., liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. at 2 p.m. and features images Williamston, 4 p.m. Dec. 16. Directed by Tony Caselli. Pay-whatof all 57 species from last year’s Children may read to a trained you-can preview performance Nov. East Lansing Christmas Bird Count. reading therapy dog at the library. 11. Info: (800) 655-SHOW, Info: 655-5349, Ages 3-10, bring your own book www.williamstontheatre.org. www.naturediscovery.net. Cost: or read one of ours. Registration Cost: $15-$24; special rates $3. is required, call 655-1191. Info: available for groups of 10 or more. 655-1191, www.cadl.org. " SENIORS “Seussical Jr.”, Howell High Reindeer Visit and Holiday Lunches, Williamston Area School Freshman Campus, 1400 Senior Center, 201 School St., Open House, Capital Area W. Grand River Ave., Howell, 7:30 Williamston, Tuesdays, District Library Webberville p.m. Dec. 10-11, 2 p.m. Dec. 12. Wednesdays and Thursdays. Branch, 115 S. Main St., Tickets available online or through Lunches served Tuesdays, Webberville, 4 p.m. Dec. 13. Visit the theatre box office. Info: Wednesdays and Thursdays. the library for a holiday story, 545-1290, www.cththeatre.org. Please call for reservations. Info: crafts and a meeting with live Cost: $7, group discounts 655-5173. reindeer. Info: 521-3643, available. www.cadl.org. "

MUSEUMS

“Christmas Cookies: Tasty Treats in Pretty Packages”, Williamston Depot Museum, 369 W. Grand River Ave., Williamston, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 19. New exhibit illustrates the holiday cookie tradition with antique cutters and molds. Info: www.williamstonmuseum.com.

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Val Berryman exhibit “Christmas Cookies Tasty Treats in Pretty Packages”, Williamston Depot Museum, 369 W. Grand River Ave., Williamston, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 2-4 p.m. Sundays, or by appointment in December. Info: 655-1030, www.williamstonmuseum.com.

SHOWS AND SALES

Cookie Walk, Webberville United Methodist Church, 4215 E. Holt Road, Webberville, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Dec. 18. Cookies and candy for sale. Sponsored by Webberville United Methodist Women. Info: 521-3631. Cost: $4 a pound.

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generous donation from MPC Lumber in Williamston, along with some cash donations from Boy Scout supporters, provided the necessary materials for the project to get under way. In April, volunteers from Troop 63 cut the wood and assembled the racks, under the direction of Ryan. In mid-May, the ground where each bike rack was to be placed was leveled and prepped by scouts and other community volunteers. Once the sites were prepared, the bike racks were installed and were ready for use this summer. The Eagle Project took 152 hours to complete: 36.5 leadership hours by Ryan, as well as 115.5 hours by 14 other dedicated scouts and volunteers in the community. An Eagle Scout Court of Honor will be conducted for Ryan at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 12, at the Williamston United Methodist Church, located at 211 S. Putnam St.

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In 2003, he received the Arrow of Light, and two years later, he was tapped as a member of the Order of the Arrow. During the past five years, Ryan earned a total of 47 merit badges and participated in two expeditions to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M. A 2010 graduate of Williamston High School, Ryan was named valedictorian and is now attending Michigan State University as an Academic Scholar. Ryan was part of the Williamston High School tennis team that placed second in state, and he was also the district champion in golf this past spring. For four years, Ryan was a member of the Williamston High School marching and symphony bands, where he played the alto saxo-

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WILLIAMSTON — As part of a community that recognizes fitness as an important element in quality of life, biking is one of several activities that offer Williamstown Township and Williamston residents the opportunity for improved health and a chance to enjoy the great outdoors. With the completion of a bike path along Grand River Avenue from the Williamston Post Office at Zimmer Road west to Meridian Road through a grant-funded project, residents and visitors are now able to walk and bike more safely to the Williamstown Township Community Park. Fortunately, one local teen recognized the need for having bike racks at the park so that people can take in a soccer match, baseball game or walk the trails and not have to worry about leaving their bike unsecured. Ryan Ryan McGuire, a resident McGuire of Williamstown Township and active member of Boy Scout Troop 63 in Williamston, proposed the idea of building and installing three eco-friendly bike racks in the township for his Eagle Project. Two of the racks would be located at Williamstown Township Community Park (one near the soccer fields and the other near the walking trails) and one at Williamstown Township Hall, near the pavilion and baseball field. After drafting a preliminary plan for his idea and rendering a drawing showing what the bike racks would look like, Ryan received approval from Troop 63 and the Williamstown Township Board to proceed. A

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Library open house is Dec. 13 Celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa’s reindeer! The Friends of the Webberville Library will hold their annual Holiday Open House from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13. Not only will there be delicious treats, special crafts and a storytime, we are excited to be hosting live reindeer. It’s sure to be a great holiday outing for the whole family. We hope to see you there. For more holiday fun, drop in to make a craft between 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23. A complete list of all

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Capital Area District Library (CADL) holiday events is currently being featured on our homepage at cadl.org. Just click on the cute picture of the boy wearing reindeer antlers! Also being featured on our Website is an article about the latest trend in reading: digital downloads.

These electronic books and audiobooks are downloaded to a PC, laptop, smartphone or eReader. With a CADL card and an Internet connection, you have 24/7 access to more than 2,000 titles — all free! Once downloaded, they are available to you for two weeks, then are automatically deleted. Check out cadl.org/ downloads to browse our collection and read helpful how-to’s and FAQs. It’s important to note that not every device will work with the library’s collection. Be sure to check our updated

lists of eBook devices and audiobook devices that are compatible with our titles. The Webberville Library, a Capital Area District Library, is located at 115 S. Main St. For more information about our hours, programs or services, call (517) 521-3643 or visit cadl.org. Find a complete list of library events at cadl.org/ events. Note that all CADL locations will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Julie Chrisinske is the head librarian at the Webberville Library.

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At the recent local Williamston Sunshine Rotary meeting, local teens from Williamston and Webberville were nominated for “Students of the Quarter.” Each quarter, the principals of Webberville and Williamston High School select a student who makes a difference in the Around school. town The club honored Samantha Coykendall of WilCarrie liamston High School and Thorburn Carly Simpson of Webberville High School. The club is honored to present the awards to these students and are proud to have individuals such as these in our schools and community. To learn more about Rotary, the club meets every TuesCourtesy photo day at Brookshire at 7:20 a.m. For more information, you can also contact Carrie Thorburn with the local Edward Jones office at (517) 655-6016 or by e-mail at Carrie Thorburn recognizes Webberville Student of the Quarter, Carly Simpson. carrie.thorburn@edwardjones.com. building and five cards sell for $6. Depot Museum selling history calendar Calendars and notecards may be purchased at Vivee’s, If you are looking for a special Christmas gift for some- Tuesday Books and The Sign of the Pineapple. one who currently lives in or is from Williamston, consider a 2011 calendar or notecards of historic Williamston. Swimmers, divers to serve dinner The Williamston High School boys swimming and divThe calendar and notecards are a fundraiser for the Williamston Depot Museum with all proceeds going to fund ing team will be hold a fundraising dinne at Sunnyside Café programming and exhibits at the museum at 369 W. Grand on Sunday, Dec. 12. The team will be your servers for a great meal, and 100 River. This third Williamston calendar has “then” and “now” percent of the gratuity plus 10 percent of the total receipts photos. There also are new facts for dates of historic goes directly to support the team for the 2010-2011 seaevents in the area. The calendar was again compiled by Wil- son. Four entrées, the “Backstroke,” “Breaststroke,” “Butterliamston Depot Museum Board member and Williamston High School history teacher Mitch Lutzke and sells for fly” and “Freestyle” have been specially created for this event. Dinner, which may also be ordered off of the Sun$12. Each notecard has a photo of a historic Williamston nyside menu, will be served from 3-7 p.m.

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The Williamston Theatre has applied for a Pepsi Refresh Project grant to support its 2010-2011 season. The winners are chosen based upon who gets the most votes on the Pepsi Refresh Project’s Website. Because the theater is in the top 100, it made it into another month of voting to get to the top 10. Remember to vote every day for the Williamston Theatre to win $50K. Visit www.williamstontheatre.org, and click on “News.” This column has been brought to you from the Williamston Sunrise Rotary Club. To include an item in this column, contact Carrie Thorburn at her local Edward Jones office, 1224 E. Grand River at (517) 655-6016; or via e-mail at carrie.thorburn@yahoo.com, carrie.thorburn@edwardjones.com.

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Mayor: Teamwork key to 2010 city successes December brings 2010 to a close. Some of us have experienced joys, while others have experienced sorrows. The common bond we all have is the spirit of community, regardless of our year’s journey. Times in our state and community our economically tight, but the gifts and opportunities we have witnessed this year are numerous, and we need to cherish each of them, although we need to continue to serve those who are less fortunate. As we recently shared Thanksgiving and reflected on what to be thankful for, we are in the Christmas and New Year season. We reflect and appreciate the community spirit alive and well, and Williamston’s resolve to celebrate our youth, volunteers and neighbors. While other communities are struggling, our city has been afforded the opportunity to experience opportunity during a difficult economy. Highlights include: • Locating, building and opening the Centurion Medical Products headquarters, a state-of-the art 72,000-square-feet facility, providing 200 quality jobs. • Completion of Federal Department of Commerce Economic Development Grant Road Project in the I-96 Industrial Park, providing business and job growth opportunities. • The Williamston Road Phase I project, providing grant funding to complete the long-awaited work from I-96 and Williamston Road. • The Wellhead Protection Plan, providing a community committee offering input and solutions to safeguard and manage our water supply. • The City of Williamston 2010-14 Master Park Plan, giving a detailed plan for our city’s parks and future. • The McCormick Park Project, providing grant dollars to our city for an improvement project, including state grants, to provide recreational opportunities to our entire com-

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munity. • Partnering on a Community Development Block Grant with WPI, with no city funds, a job-related grant to support the training of 69 new jobs in our city. • National Night Out, an event supporting community awareness against crime partnered with our local Williamston Police Department, sparked by neighborhood volunteers as an inexpensive and fun program promoting community spirit and police-community partnerships for safe neighborhoods. • Neighborhood Watch Program, promoting partnerships with our neighborhood blocks and our police to build positive relationships, public safety awareness and safe neighborhoods.

• The Sept. 11 Memorial Service, where the city remembered and shared the tragic events of 9/11 together with our fire department (Northeast Ingham Emergency Service Authority), police department, city officials, churches, service groups, residents and business owners. • The Memorial Day Parade sponsored by our American Legion members, including our veterans, youth, officials, residents, remembering the ultimate sacrifice given by our military so we can continue to live in freedom and offer hope to those around the world. • A resolution for Stop the Loss Foundation, with no city funds, giving the city support and encouragement to this organization supporting their assistance to veterans faced with invisible wounds of post-traumatic stress disorders. • City support of Eagle Scout Drew Peyton’s Eagle Project of the Jubilee 5K Race and the Williamston

Boy Scouts’ annual haunted house at the Williamston Community Center. • A neighborhood Michigan Housing and Development Authority (MSHDA) grant partnered with the Ingham County Housing Commission, with no city funds, gave financial opportunities to residents to improve designated neighborhoods. • Completion of apartments in commercial downtown, provided by MSHDA Downtown Rental Rehabilitation grants, with no city funds, for affordable housing opportunities and business retention. • The purchase of mobile digital speed signs to ensure public safety and institute a pro-active approach reminding residents of their approaching speed into the city and other targeted areas. • Pure Michigan city policy, to post city events on the Pure Michigan Website promoting our communitywide events and a marketing tool for our downtown area.

• Complete Streets city policy. The city is currently reviewing a committee and city policy to work on drafting a Complete Streets Policy, as recently passed by the legislature and signed into law. • AmMedical marijuana moratorium. The city passed a moratorium for six months, allowing the Planning Commission and City Council to review the current state law, municipal policies, identifying and proposing zoning proposals, and providing public input. • Passage of the city’s zoning rewrite of local ordinances. • A Safe Routes to School Grant Award, a partnership between our schools and city. • Implementation of NIXLE by the city and police to provide a community information service for residents to stay connected to important information, our police department, local schools, community agencies and organizations. • Securing the U.S. De-

partment of Agriculture Rural Development program loans at historic low interest rates for the long-needed city’s water and sewer improvements. • City budget workshops and posting of documents on the city’s Website, and public locations, providing transparency and opportunity for taxpayers to have a voice in the budget process. I am thankful for the dedication and commitment to community exhibited by the hard work and results of our partnerships between our residents, city boards, staff, businesses, churches, service groups, schools and local, county, state and federal agencies. The opportunities our community has experienced would be impossible without the teamwork.Please let me offer my heartfelt appreciation to each of you for your spirit of community and wishes for a safe and happy holiday season. Michelle Hyne Van Wert is the mayor of Williamston.

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WILLIAMSTON — Top Flite Financial Charity Foundation will host its fourth annual Toys for Angels drive, which will end Monday, Dec. 20. The goal this year is to collect more than 1,000 toys or gifts for children ages newborn to 17 years old. Top Flite Financial is seeking new, unwrapped toys and clothing for children in that age bracket. All items will be donated to Child and Family Services and to children within the community. Top Flite Financial has

also teamed up with local churches in the area to distribute to children in the community (whose families have fallen on hard times — these families have been chosen by their pastor). If you are a pastor and would like to nominate families, contact Tracie Baise at (517) 420-3685. All donations can be dropped off at Top Flite Financial, located at 123 E. Grand River Ave., from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Top Flite Financial’s annual Kids Day is Saturday

and Sunday, Dec. 11-12. Children who bring in a gift will have the opportunity to build an edible gingerbread house of their own, win prizes and also make a holiday ornament. Children will also be treated to cookies and hot chocolate. Kids Day, at Top Flite Financial, is from 1-4 p.m. on both days. All ages are welcome. All houses will be judged on Sunday. Winners will receive a Toys R Us Gift Card. — From Top Flite Financial

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Williamston Hornets & Webberville Spartans

w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Portland, 2.

Lakewood, 3. Lansing Catholic, 4. Corunna, 5. Williamston, 6. Perry w Top player: Sarah Trierweiler, Portland w League outlook: The top half of this league is strong with Portland expected to be highly ranked in Class B and Lakewood and Lansing Catholic featuring experienced standouts. Few teams locally will be able to deal with the Raiders’ frontcourt size — but the Vikings might be among that few. WILLIAMSTON

w Last season: 8-13, fifth

w Coach: Pete Cool, fourth season

(119) jr.; Jacob Brandon (171) jr.; Jacob Lippe (140) fr. w Outlook: The Hornets had good offseason participation in the weight room and in summer camps. Look for Sawaya, a two-time CAAC champion, to again qualify for states.

Genesee Area Blue WEBBERVILLE

w Last season: First year in league

w Coach: Josh Moulton and Mike Bloom,

fifth and 20th seasons, respectively

w Returning starters: Drew Richard (125)

jr.; Jon Nelson (152) jr.; Nate Gardziella (135) soph.; Vern Hodge (160) jr. w Outlook: Drew Richard will be looking to add this 100-plus win career record. He was third at states last year.

w Returning starters: Lauren Epple (5-10

F) sr., Michaela Marble (5-5 G) sr., Jordan Waters (5-6 G) jr., Kelsey Erickson (5-9 F) jr. w Outlook: Epple was an all-leaguer last season and leads a veteran starting lineup. A number of newcomers are expected to contribute as the team looks to finish over .500 for the first time in three seasons.

Independent League WEBBERVILLE w Last season: 10-10 as independent w Coach: Kris Tennant, second season w Returning starters: Samantha Perez (5-8 F) sr., Afton Eberly (5-9 F) sr., Shonda Hart (5-5 F) sr., Katie Crandall (5-2 G) sr. w Other contributors: Angel Baldwin (5-4 F) sr., Haley Beck (5-2 G) sr. w Outlook: Perez was the team’s second-leading scorer and Eberly its top rebounder last season. Perez earned an all-area honorable mention, and she’ll be among the reasons for optimism as the team plays its first season in the GAC Blue.

BOYS WRESTLING CAAC White

w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Lakewood, 2.

WILLIAMSTON

w Last season: fourth

w Coach: Pat Weber, fifth season

w Returning starters: Tyler Schmidt (103)

soph.; Brodie Austin (125) soph.; Zach Ostrander (130) jr.; Paul Sawaya (140) sr.; Spencer Demand (145) soph.; Ray Duncan, soph.; Corbin Austin (171) sr.; Garrett Demand (215) sr.; Alex Brouwer (285) sr.

CAAC Blue/White

Coaches’ prediction: 1. Lansing Catholic, 2. Lakewood, 3. Grand Ledge, 4. Corunna, 5. Portland, 6. Williamston. w League outlook: The Blue and White are again combined after the Blue combined with the Red and the White competed on its own for 2009-10. Leagues favorites Lansing Catholic and Lakewood finished ninth and fifth, respectively, at regionals last season. Grand Ledge could have its best team in five years of competing and should push for a top spot.

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WILLIAMSTON

w Last season: Fifth in CAAC White

w Coach: Kelli Careathers, fourth season

w Team composition: 18 total (four

seniors, four juniors, five sophomores, five freshmen) w Returning starters: Adele Burke (sr.), Jaedyn Allen (jr.), Alex Harris (jr.). w Outlook: The Hornets have doubled in number from last season, although only a few starters are back. Burke and Allen were all-district, and Burke also was all-league last season.

BOYS SWIMMING/ DIVING CAAC Gold/White

w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Haslett, 2.

DeWitt, 3. Williamston, 4. Eaton Rapids, 5. Ionia, 6. Corunna w Top swimmer: Andrew Beaumann, Haslett w Top diver: Chris McLauchlan, Haslett w Outlook: This could be the most talent the CAAC Gold/White has had in a number of years. Haslett is the favorite but both DeWitt and Williamston have a talented core of seniors who will be looked on to challenge the Vikings. WILLIAMSTON

w Last season: third

w Coach: Alexis Ewen, third season

Sean Costell, jr. (freestyle), Ian Campbell, sr. (backstroke), Gregg Hart, sr. (breaststroke), Joel Yauk, sr. (freestyle) w Other contributors: Max Ferguson, soph. (butterfly), Stephen Wardell, soph. (backstroke), Alex Urbane (jr. (freestyle) w League outlook: The Hornets will rely on their three seniors to help them battle for a league title this winter. Ferguson and Wardell will be looked at to play big roles for Williamston in their sophomore seasons.

BOYS BASKETBALL CAAC White

w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Lansing

Catholic, 2. Williamston, 3. Portland, 4. Lakewood, 5. Corunna, 6. Perry. w Top player: Steve Repichowski, Lansing Catholic w League outlook: Similar to football season, Lansing Catholic and Williamston are expected to battle for this league title and could also be among those ranked statewide in Class B. Both return most of last year’s teams that topped the league and then faced off in the district opener — a five-point Lansing Catholic win.

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w Last season: 15-6, second

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Jacob Hause (top), wrestling at 160 pounds for Dansville, earns a pin over Webberville’s Vern Hodge at the “Battle of M-52” wrestling invitational at Williamston Dec. 8. Webberville now is in the Genesee Area Blue League.

w Coach: Rodney Palmer, fifth season

w Returning starters: Dylan Monette (6-0

G) sr., Dylan Schultz (6-1 F) sr., Tyler Watters (6-0 G) sr., Justin Cain (6-3 F) jr. w Other contributor: Ethan Wirth (6-6 C) sr. w Outlook: The football team’s stars now turn to hoops after the fall’s state runner-up finish. Monette and Schultz are two-time all-league picks, and Watters earned his first selection last season. Cain and Wirth provide size for a team that again should push Lansing Catholic for the championship. WEBBERVILLE w Last season: 10-11 (played as independent) w Coach: Travis Brown, third season w Returning starters: Chris Loveall (5-10 G) jr., Jon Anton (6-1 G) sr. w Other contributors: Brandon Bement (6-1 G/F) jr., Esteban Rubio (5-10 G) jr., Ryan Adair (6-2 F) jr. w Outlook: An experienced backcourt is a plus as the Spartans head into the GAC Blue. Webberville expects contributions from a number of juniors as it continues to match its potential and adjust to a number of new opponents.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS CAAC

w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Grand Ledge, 2.

Jackson Lumen Christi, 3. Haslett/ Williamston/Bath, 4. Mason, 5. East Lansing, 6. Holt, 7. Jackson, 8. St. Johns, 9. Jackson Northwest.

w League outlook: Reigning state

champion Grand Ledge appears to be the dominant force again, led by seniors Alexis Byington and Autumn Mulder and junior Christine Wilson. Haslett/ Williamston/Bath returns all-area Dream Team selection Jackard among a talented group of sophomores and juniors.

HASLETT/WILLIAMSTON/BATH

w Last season: Second

w Co-coaches: Marcie Durso, 17th season;

Lee Anne Jackard, second season w Top returnees: Jacey Jackard (jr.), Katie Harris (soph.), Miranda Delaney (soph.), Rochelle Massa (soph.), Maggie Hammond (jr.). w Other contributors: Heather Beasley (jr.), Erica Pincumbe (jr.). w Outlook: The team returns multiple talented contributors. Jacey Jackard qualified for states all-around last season, and the team is going for its second straight finals appearance as a whole after making its first ever last season.

Ledge/Waverly

w League outlook: Last year’s best are

expected to be this winter’s contenders, with reigning champion Jackson Lumen Christi the favorite and reigning runner-up DeWitt/St. Johns expected to give the biggest push. Grand Ledge/ Waverly should bounce back from last year’s rare lower-division finish. The Comets/Warriors have a 4-0 start.

EASTSIDE

w Last season: 8-14-2, fifth place in CAAC w Coach: Scott Crilly, first season

w Returning starters: Brett Graham

(senior, center), Zac Virkus (sr., forward), Ian Wenk (sr., center), Aaron Mote (sr., defenseman), Cody Ball (jr., forward), Connor Pace (jr., forward), Drew Martin (jr., defenseman), Mike Flegal (soph., defenseman), Patrick O’Donnell (soph., defenseman). w Other contributors: Chris Hagan (jr., forward). w Outlook: The Stars return nine starters from last season, including Brett Graham, who was second on the team in scoring. The addition of former travel player Chris Hagan should bolster the offense.

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w Coaches’ prediction: 1. Lumen Christi,

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Portland, 3. Williamston, 4. Corunna, 5. Perry w League outlook: Lakewood returns a host of experienced wrestlers and should contend for the league crown. Expect a strong battle for second place between Corunna, Portland and Williamston. w Top wrestler: Paul Sawaya, Williamston

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Hornets top Stockbridge

By BILL McLEOD bmcleod@lsj.com

Tuesday, Dec. 14

WILLIAMSTON — Hornet wrestlers earned their first win of the season, beating Stockbridge 55-21 at the Battle of M-52 held in Williamston Dec. 8. Williamston came up short in the second match, losing to Dansville 49-24. “We are pretty young, we graduated a lot last year,” Williamston coach Pat Weber said. “They (younger wrestlers) have been role players and now they have to step up and learn how to be starters.” Weber also has about 10 wrestlers who were part of the Williamston football team that just finished second in the state finals. Several have had only a few practices. “They are in football shape and not wrestling shape,” he said. Against Dansville, Williamston’s Tyler Schmidt won by forfeit at 103 pounds. Williamston forfeited at 112 and 119 pounds. Williamston’s Mitch Diamond lost to Cole Ragon at 125 pounds. Williamston voided at 130. Brodie Austin earned a win for Williamston with a 12-6 decision over Brandon Gochis at 135 pounds. Zach Ostrander pinned the Aggies Dayton Yanz at 140 pounds. Paul Sawaya picked up a Hornet win by forfeit at 145 pounds. Dansville’s Kaleb Meyer pinned Collin Schoenborn at 152 pounds. Williamston’s Spencer Demand lost a 6-4 decision to Jacob Hause at 160 pounds. Dansville’s Joey Stid pinned Jacob Brandon at 171 pounds. Williamston’s Caleb Risdon defeated Andre Perez 11-6 at 189 pounds.

Boys Swimming Will. vs Mason 6pm Boys Basketball Will. @ Eastern 7pm Webb. @ Atherton 7pm Girls Basketball Will. vs Eastern 7pm Webb. @ Atherton 5:30pm

Wednesday, Dec. 15 Wrestling Will. vs Hornet Double Dual 6pm Webb. @ Bendle 5pm

Thursday, Dec. 16

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Williamston’s Jordan Johnson refuses to let go of his Stockbridge’s Steven Scibor, holding on for a 16-6 major decision in the 152-pound weight class. Williamston was disqualified at 215 pounds. Arthur Bunce earned an 8-0 major decision over Garrett Demand at heavyweight. Against Stockbridge, Schmidt won with a forfeit. Williamston’s Chris Stanton lost at 112 pounds. Williamston voided at 119 pounds. Diamond won with a pin at 125. Williamston forfeited at 135 pounds. Austin won by pin at 135 pounds.

Ostrander won by pin at 140 pounds. Sawaya won a 3-2 decision in the 145-pound division. Jordan Johnson earned a 16-6 decision at 152 pounds. Demand won by forfeit at 160 pounds. Brandon lost a 22-15 double overtime decision at 171 pounds. Risdon won 11-6 at 189. Davis lost at 215 pounds. G. Demand won with a pin in the heavyweight division.

Fenner Friends schedule Dec. 18 open house

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LANSING — The Friends of Fenner Nature Center (FOFNC) invites the public to its Holiday Open House from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. The event, sponsored by the FOFNC and supported by the Lansing Park Board, will feature an appearance by Santa Claus and his elves, fun games and crafts and the opportunity to learn more about the nature center. “Fenner Nature Center has undergone significant changes in how it is managed, and the Friends of Fenner are proud to say that Fenner Nature Center is currently expanding programming to better reach Lansing-area residents, as well as visitors from around the world,” said Jason Meyer, executive director of Fenner Nature Center.

“I hear stories from people all the time about how they came here as a kid, and haven’t been back for 20 years, or that they have lived in Lansing for their entire lives and had never heard of Fenner. “This open house is our way of inviting the community out to our park and nature center so that they can see first-hand what an amazing place we have hidden right here in Lansing.” Fenner Nature Center is composed of about 130 acres of a variety of habitats, ranging from forest to wetland to prairie. This mix of habitats, along with the four miles of hiking trails, provides people the opportunity to get close to Michigan’s native plants and animals in a natural setting. The staff at the nature center lead guided

walks and programs for participants of all ages. “I hope that people see this open house as more than a one-time visit to Fenner,” Meyer said. “I see it as an invitation for folks to get involved in nature, in their community, and to find a place to reflect on what is important in life — not just during the holiday season, but throughout the entire year.” For more information about the open house or other programs offered at Fenner, call (517) 483-4224 or visit the Website at www.mynaturecenter.org. Fenner is located at 2020 E. Mount Hope Ave., just east of Aurelius Road. — From Fenner Nature Center

Boys Swimming Will. @ St. Johns 6pm Girls Basketball Webb. vs Dryden 7pm

Friday, Dec. 17

Boys Basketball Will. @ Portland 6pm Webb. @ Dryden 7pm Boys Ice Hockey Will. vs Holt 6:30pm Girls Basketball Will. @ Portland 7:30pm

Saturday, Dec. 18

Wrestling Will., Webb. @ LOWA Meet at Eastern, Don Johnson Fieldhouse 8am Boys Ice Hockey Will. @ Flushing TBA

Monday, Dec. 20

Wrestling Will. @ Brian, Ohio Tourn 8pm

Tuesday, Dec. 21

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Theater receives grant to continue matinees WILLIAMSTON — The Williamston Theatre will be continuing its School Day Matinee program and will be able to provide free tickets to live theater for area high school students thanks to a generous grant from the Verizon Foundation. The theater will be offering School Day Matinees for its upcoming production of “Oedipus” in February 2011. The theater will be mounting an adaptation of Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy about providence and destiny written by Tony Caselli and Annie Martin. Oedipus journeys through life, attempting to outrun a

foretold prophesy only to land right in the hands of fate. Four stellar actors bring the story to life as the intimate Williamston Theatre space is theatrically expanded to hold this epic and stunning tale of the ages. “We’re very excited to be continuing our School Day Matinee Program with this play,” says Executive Director John Lepard. “Students will have a unique opportunity to see this classic tragedy come to life. It’s the best way to learn about drama and storytelling.” High school students from East Lansing, Mason and Williamston will be attending specially

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Letters to the editor Holiday safety

During this holiday season the Williamston Firefighters’ Association reminds you to take extra care as you decorate your home. Please be especially cautious with holiday lights on your Christmas tree and around your residence. On average, Christmas trees account for 250 house fires, 14 deaths, 26 injuries and over $13 million in property damage every holiday season in the United States. Keep your tree properly watered and remove it from your home promptly if it becomes too dry. As you are decorating or undecorating this season, please inspect all of your lights and bring any damaged or non-working strands to the Northeast Ingham Emergency Service Authority (NIESA) Williamston Fire Station at 1296 W. Grand River Ave. for recycling. Proceeds from this project will be used to help with community outreach and service projects. The Williamston Firefighters’ Association

Fan of Depot

Currently there are “safe places” for most of us. One of my safe places is the Williamston Depot. I love that place and am in awe of the folks who take care of it: Jane Johnson, Clois O’Dell, Rosemary Phillip and too many others I’m not going to mention. I’m sure I would leave someone out. Sunday, Dec. 5, was such a great place at the Depot. Warmth, friends, cookies, Val Berryman and his Santa Claus collection from around the world — a lovely two hours. This town will always be grateful to David Jones for being the primary motivator for moving the Depot from its original location to the present site. It’s a lovely building. Living in Williamston is a treat! Betty Honey Williamston

Library calendars Webberville Library

• Dec. 13: Reindeer at the Library/ Holiday Open House (all ages), 4-6 p.m. Get into the holiday spirit with a special visit from live reindeer. Enjoy stories, crafts, refreshments and more. Hosted by the Friends of the Webberville Library. • Dec. 23: Drop-in Holiday Crafts (children), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by the library to make a holiday craft.

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• Dec. 16: Read to a Dog (children), 4 p.m. Therapy dogs make great listeners for little ones with a story to tell. Bring along your own “dog-eared” book or read one of the library’s. Registration required; call (517) 655-1191. — From the Capital Area District Library

scheduled performances. Since opening in June 2006, the Williamston Theatre has mounted 25 full, professional productions in its space at 122 S. Putnam St., in downtown Williamston, including two world premieres and several Michigan premieres. “Oedipus” will run from Jan. 27-Feb. 20, 2011. Information on the 2010-2011 season, the theater’s fifth in operation, is available on the theater’s Web site at www.williamstontheatre.org or by calling the theater at (517) 655-7469. — From the Williamston Theatre

TO THE REHABILITATION SPECIALISTS AT MEMORIAL’S PERRY THERAPY LOCATION Memorial Physical Rehabilitation – Perry is fully equipped with the latest exercise and therapy equipment. This location serves patients from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with earlier and later appointments available upon request. Our goal is to help patients achieve and maintain their greatest range of motion, help them alleviate chronic pain and/or assist them in recovering from surgery. Our therapists provide expert one-on-one sessions and individualize the care plan to our patient’s specific needs.

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Sports brief Dansville hoopsters beat Webberville

DANSVILLE — Aaron Hoefling scored 16 points to lead Dansville to a 54-33 nonleague win over Webberville Dec. 8. Chris Loveall scored 11 points for Webberville. Dansville took control early, going up 17-6 in the first quarter. The Aggies led 32-13 at halftime. Estaban Rubio scored eight points for the Spartans. Ron Preadmore and Sergio Rubio each had four points Daniel Pepper had nine assists for the Aggies.

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Bringing the outdoors inside Thirteen members of the Williamston Red Cedar Garden Club gather recently at the historic home of Betty Eigenauer to create more than 50 arrangements in Christmas mugs that they distributed to residents of the Ingham Medical Care Facility in Okemos, the Riverwind Senior Assisted Living Residence in Williamston and to the Williamston Meals on Wheels drivers. Club members hope that the festive decorations enhance the Christmas season for those who are confined indoors. Unused greens were donated to the Williamston Senior Center. Pictured are (front to back): Dorothy Pollock, Lynda Foster and Ann Campbell.

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Small dog, big wormed. wormed. Parents on site. heart. $500-up. $150 HOLIDAY SPECIAL $200. 989-723-7085 www.corgibreeder.com. 517-202-4163 313-550-4429 LAB PUPS AKC Black, 9 wks. ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPexcellent Christmas presGoldendoodles, alPIES AKC reg. 1 yr health ent, $200. Call 989-875- PUPPIES, so Yorkie/Bichon mixes, guaranteed. $1500. 6163270 or 989-763-8077 ready for Christmas, $275902-6855. $600. 989-386-6927. LAB PUPS AKC Black, adorENGLISH BULLDOG PUPable & ready now! vet @ SAVE THIS AD CHRISTMAS P Y AKC, male, 11 wks., 1st shots, parents on site. PUPPIES HAVE COME TO thick boned, hlthy, white $325. 517-663-2162. TOWN. AKC Labrador w/red mrkgs. 616-902-6855 pups, will be 8 wks old LAB PUPS AKC Chocolate during holidays, perfect ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS females, 8 wks., shots, age for gift. Mother hip & AKC, 2 fawn females, 5 wormed. Ready for Christelbow O.F.A. Pups - Vet mos. Shots. $1,500/obo. mas! $350. 989-413-0057 chkd., dewclaws removed, 517-569-3744/517-879-6773. 1st shots & wormed. $475. Call now to pick & reserve LAB PUPS AKC, yellow, GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP989-593-2308 or cell 989shots, dews, quality paPIES AKC, both parents on 640-2812. rents, can pickup Xmas site, $600. Big & beautiful. eve. $500. 517-202-0771 Call 810-516-8792. SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPPIES LAB PUPS NFC, FC, AFC. $350. Call 517-243-0524. GOLDENDOODLE F1 & F1B Topfield Lines, dews repups. Ready now for moved, health guarantee, Christmas. 517-420-0863 parents here. 517-543-3299 goldendoodles4you.com LAB PUPS Ready for ChristGOLDENDOODLE PUPS mas. AKC, Chocolate & vet checked, shots & Black. Beautiful. $450. Takwormed, $400-$450. ing dep. 989-277-6494. 517-223-9239 CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES 2 females, 1 blk & tan, 1 choc. MINIATURE PINSCHER GOLDEN RETRIEVER & tan, 9 wks., wormed, 1st PUPS different ages & col- TEDDY BEAR PUPS $350 Christmas Pups. AKC-OFA, shots. 517-726-0012. ors, $100-$250. Adults 7-month old male $175 vet, 1st shot, $350. small placement fee to NoShed, Shots & Used to Call 989-387-2211 CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES right home. 517-857-3036 Kids! 810-496-3697 BEAUTIFUL coat and markings, Good with chil- GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUP- MINI DACHSHUND WEIMARANER PUPS AKC dren, loveable, pure bred, DAPPLES and reds PIES AKC - OFA, call 989Grey & silver/grey. $575. $250. (517)348-4567 3-males 1-female 743-5145. Ready for Christmas, $350.00. (517)899-0053 taking dep. 989-640-2321 CHINESE SHAR-PEI PUPS GORDON SETTER PUPS! AKC avail. 12/20 for ChristAKC, Hunt & health guar- MIN-PIN PUPS 8 wks. old, mas! Taking deposits now. WESTIES are for "Life" black & tan. 1st shots, vet anteed! Excellent parents! Good with children, paNOT JUST THE checked. $300. $450. 989-681-2347 rents on site, vet checked, HOLIDAYS!!! 517-803-9437/517-204-9217 $600. (517)327-5059 www.WestieEduMi.com or 734-455-9239 for NORWEIGAN FOREST CAT COCKAPOO PUPPIES 8 our Westies 101 kittens. Unusual, long hair. weeks old. 1st shots, handout International/US chamwormed. Little Teddy www.puppybuyerinfo.com pion pedigree. Tabby, blue Bears. $250. 989-833-7257. GOTTI BLOOD LINE all colcolors. Pet/show quality. ors, 12 weeks, Beautiful $400-$800. 231-463-0937. coat and markings, ChamCOCKER SPANIEL PUPYORKIE POO PUPPIES pion lines, Good with chil- PERSIAN KITTENS- Balls of PIES AKC, $3009 wks., 1st shots, wormed. dren, Health guaranteed, $350. All colors. 517-726fluff. 1 white, 2 Little dolls! $350. parents on site, pure bred, 0368 or 517-231-2400 flamepointe, 1 shaded sil989-427-3205 shots, show quality, vet ver. $250+. 517-455-1378 checked, any reasonable YORKIE PUPPIES, HEALTH COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES! offer will be accepted. ear guaranteed, parents on Christmas Puppies. $300 & croppings optional if desir- PITBULL PUPPIES M om & D ad on site, $100 each. site, shots, vet checked, up. 989-426-3866 Karen. ed.papers in hand, and alCall 517-420-0263. Male $400, Female $600. so puppy kits.mention ad (517)652-9277 for $50.00 off. $650. COCKER SPANIEL PUPS PUPS 1ST (517)444-1390 (517)213- POMACHON 1st shots, wormed. Can be SILKY TERRIER shots & wormed. Ready to YORKIE 3169 d.ml33@hotmail.com registered. $250. No SunPUPS Super adorable, go. Males, $175; Females, day calls, 989-584-6192 APRI reg. Ready now. $595 $200. 989-291-5025. KITS/CATS RESCUED; ALL cash. 734-646-4007. ages; many declawed; GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS 7 www.trinityacresrescue. POMERANIAN AKC PUPS, wks. Purebred. Shots & Email the Lansing Community $300; Shih-Tzu AKC female petfinder.com; includes Wormed. Parents on site, Newspapers 24/7 at: Pup, $300. Shots, wormed. neuter/basic medical $45Great with children. Red & lcnclassifieds@gannett.com Guaranteed. 231-924-5090 $135. (517)410-0074 Golden. $400. 517-899-0850

AUSTRALIAN CATTLE DOG blue and tan, 13 months, MARIJUANA FOR MEDI Beautiful coat and markCAL USE! Michigan law alings, Dew claws, Good lows people with certain with children, Health guarconditions to qualify. We anteed, house broken, help Michigan residents, lovable, neutered, shots, Live in Michigan? vet checked, wormed, Boo www.TheMedicalMarijuan JACK RUSSELL TERRIER is a 13 month old Australlost near Canal & Mt. aClinic.com 517-787-1206, ian Cattle dog. He is reHope Hwy. in Delta Twp. 616-947-1206, 734-667-5960 cently neutered and is utd White w/brown ears & tail. MM on his vaccines. He loves 517-202-3689. people and other dogs. He HERNIA REPAIR? Did You does not like cats. He has MALE Receive a Composix Kugel LARGE a very calm and mellow BLONDE/YELLOW Tabby Mesh Patch Between 1999temperment. I will be visitcat lost near Harper & 2007? If patch was reing the home to make sure Onondaga Rds. in Holt. moved due to complicaits the right fit for Boo $200, REWARD upon retions of bowel perforation, $125.00. (517)580-8489 turn, 517-202-7202 abdominal wall tears, ( 5 1 7 ) 2 8 2 - 8 7 9 5 puncture of abdominal ormisscathy66@aol.com gans or intestinal fistulae, LOST Very small adult gray you may be entitled to cat, Fireside Dr., near compensation. Attorney Forest-Aurelius-Collins Rd. BEAGLE PUPPIES 4 litters, $125-$200. 7 wks.-3 mos. Charles Johnson 1-800-535Lansing. 517-242-4001. old, shots & wormed. Call 5727 anytime 989-560-6143. MM MALE CAT BLACK, neutered and front declawed lost near Potter and Lake Drive BEAGLE PUPS, PUREBRED, $150 males, $200 females, in Haslett. If you have seen also AKC Brittany Spaniels, him please call: $300 ea. Shots & wormed. 517-339-0831/517-980-4923 989-763-1084. judy_wall@comcast.net CASH NOW! CASH for your structured settlement or annuity payments. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866SETTLEMENT (1-866-7388536). Rated A+ by the MEDIUM SZ. DOG FOUND Better Business Buon Dietz & Howell Rds. in reau.MC Webberville. 517-521-4492. BIEWERS - YORKIES BEST HOME LOANS!** Land MALTESE Show-Pet pups & Contract and Mortgage adults, raised TLC, Vet rePayoffs, Homeferral $495 up 269-671-5390 Improvements, DebtConsolidation, Property Taxes. Foreclosures. PUR- 1 WHITE AKC MALE CHI- BOXER PUPPIES 3 fawn females, $450. Call 517-647HUAHUA, all shots, $400. CHASES LOANS! Loans for 7747 or 517-526-3875. More AKC puppies in Feb. Houses/Mobiles/Modulars 517-782-4983, 517-206-1095 . Good/Bad/Ugly Credit! 1CAVALON PUPPIES 10 wks, 800-246-8100 Anytime! shots, Beautiful King United Mortgage Services. ADORABLE designer breed Charles Cavalier/Papillon female Maltezu, 12 wks., www.umsmortgage.com. pups. Ready for Christmas shots, vet checked, potty MC $500.00. (517)862-6196 trained, $350. 517-468-2458

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Firewood CHRISTMAS SPECIAL FIREWOOD for Dec. only. $60 face cord with Free delivery. Call Jeff 517-719-1281; Carol 517-507-7093. chantlandscape@gmail.com 20th year selling firewood! Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas.

YORKIE PUPS $500 Shorkies & Yorkie-Poos $300/up FIREWOOD $50 FACE CORD, Shots No Shed, Toy Size you pick up or 65/delivered. 989.225.1367 $50 each for 3 or more with free delivery. 517-887-9355

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** FIREWOOD*** SPECIAL CALL FOR OUR SPECIAL PRICING ON MIXED HARDWOOD FIREWOOD BY THE PULPCORD. (8FT LENGTHS). CAN BE PURCHASED BY THE 1/2 SEMI OR FULL SEMI TRUCK3 YR OLD GELDING 16.2HH, LOAD. CALL FOR PRICING blk, 2 white socks & a star, IN YOUR AREA exclnt posse horse pros(989)848-2100 pect. $1500. 517-541-1230. (517) 857-3218

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RUBY’S FIREWOOD 4X8X16, $65 face cord, hardwood. Call 517-391-0914 or 517505-1983.

Hay-Grain-Seed ALFALFA GRASSEXCELLENT Hay $4 & up. Can deliver. 517-641-6034 GRASS ALFALFA MIX Square bales, 1st cutting, $3.00. 517-625-3230.

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SEASONED HARDWOOD Stove & fireplace size. $80 fc/delivered & stacked. 517-627-9340, 517-285-0407

AntiquesCollectibles 1960’S ERA COCA C O L A MACHINE Nice cond. Holds 12 oz. bottles, bright lit Coke insignia, runs great, ice cold. $700/obo. 517490-8787.

Appliances

SNOWBLOWERS 1 & 2 stages; elec. start. Good condition. Private owner WASHER/DRYER AMANA 7 cycle washer and 9 cycle $150 to $350.517-393-7784. elect. dryer. New in July. Price is negotiable need to sell asap. $300/each or $500.00/set (517)803-5681

Firewood

100% A1 ABSOLUTELY ALL Ash, Oak & Maple. Delivered. $60/per face cord. 5 qt. Specials. 517-525-5510. 100% SEASONED HARDWOOD 4’x8’x16’’ $65 face cord. Free delivery. 4 face cord $225; 10 face cord $500. 517-663-1006 A1 ALL DRY Se a s on e d Hardwood. Same day delivery. $70 per face cord delivered. 517-819-2832.

Computers APPLE LAPTOP COMPUTER like new, $500 or best offer. Call 517-694-5014.

LIKE NEW DELL Latitude D630 Laptop 1.8GHz Core2Duo Win Vista Bus w/recovery DVD 2GB/80GB DVD-RW WiFi good battery Office $269 517-614-8880

Electronics

ACKERSON FIREWOOD Seasoned hardwood, $60 55’’ SONY VEGA HD TV, excellent condition. Asking per face cord, delivered. $400. Paid $2800. 517-281-9383. Call 517-882-1498. ALL SEASONED HARD WOOD Split & delivered. $65 per face cord. 517-623-0416.

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C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K SEARS TREADMILL Full digital readouts. Like Seasoned firewood. Delivnew, rarely used. $250. ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" 517-655-1475 $65. 517-651-5214


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A AMISH LOG HEAD - SMITH & WESSON MounBOARD AND Queen Pillow tain Gun Lite 44 Magnum, Top Mattress Set. Brand 4" Stainless steel barrel, new-never used, sell all for Excellent. $700. 517-290$275. 989-923-1278. 5373. Permit required. MM THOMPSON CENTER ENCORE 50cal. stainless muzA BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP zleloader. Used 1 season. mattress set, new in plasAll accessories. $525. tic, $195. Call 517-410-4921. 517-331-1080 Can deliver. A

TEMPERPADIC/ STYLE MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS SET Queen, newnever used, as seen on TV, with warranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can Deliver 989-832-2401. MM

IRS PUBLIC AUCTION SALE, EASTLAWN MEMORY GARDecember 28th 2010. Lake DENS, Okemos, MI. 1 plot front property on Gun Lake w/1 open/close in Garden in Wayland Michigan. of 10 commandements. Great location, home Asking $1,500, valued at needs work. For informa$2,600. 517-676-6878 tion, visit: www.irsauctions.gov. MC

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VINTAGE WALNUT M1 Carbine under folding stock $55. WWII Russian M44 carbine rifle w/unopen case of 880 rounds ammo $325. WWII German Mauser K98, orig. bayonet, sling, 150 rounds ammo & clips, cost over $530 wholesale, 1st $400 gets it. Rare M14 walnut folding stock $250. M1 Carbine Rifle, needs new trigger guard $250. .36 cal. blk powder Civil War repro Navy revolver needs cleaning $80. Todd 517-575-7955

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

Miscellaneous PIONEER POLE BUILD INGS Free Estimates. Licensed and Insured. 2x6 Trusses. 45 Year Warranted Galvalume Steel. 19 colors. Since 1976 #1 in Michigan. Call Today 1-800-2920679 MM POLE BARNS Michigan’s Largest Pole Barn Company (Best Built Barns) Best Quality, Best Service, Best Price. This Week’s Specials Erected 24’x24’x8’-$5495.00 24’x40’x10’-$7995.00 30’x40’x10’-$8995.00 30’x48’x12’-$10,995.00 Licensed/Insured 1-877-802-9591 MM FORESTRY EQUIPMENT: 3 pt. PTO FARMI logging winches. VALBY 3 pt. PTO woodchippers. 3 pt. grapples, woodsplitters, loader attachments. Three Rivers, Inc. 866-638-7885, www.threeriversforestry.c om MM

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It’s not too late to find a buyer for your camping gear. See SourceAds.com or Call LCN Toll Free 877.475.SELL VILLAGE OF WEBBERVILLE - Department of Public Works. Part Time, minimum 24 hrs/week, $11.00/hr, possible temp to permanent Requirements: operating limited equipment, manual labor, must be flexible, valid MI drivers license required, recent references Apply at the Village of Webberville office, 517521-3984

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LANSING AREA- 1 & 2 bdrm, Starting from $400 + dep. Includes utilities. 517-372-6250 121 ISLAND AVE. 1 bdrm., 1st floor apartment, heat, water, trash removal and basement included. All ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED new flooring. Must see! 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Quiet neighborhood. Beautiful Park setting. $550/mo. 517-881-3386 Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru SUNTREE APARTMENTS 2 bedroom, $325-$540. 1100 Sunview Dr. Utilities included. Taylor 989-224-8919 EHO Realty 517-272-1512.

Mobile Homes For Sale + HOLT , 2 bdrm., $2,500. Little work needed. Financing available. . 866-694-0821

Get The Job Done Right Computer Sales -Service

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

Fencing 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.

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FREE Estimates 393-0660 or 490-8696 Since 1988

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

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CARY APTS. S. LANSING. 1 & 2 bdrms., $470-$570 mo., heat, water, sewer & trash included. 517-202-3964. COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: 1 bedroom Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

MICHIGAN WINTER IS on the way! Move into Lansing Towers Today! Great views, Free Garage Parking, Doorman, Public Transportation, Close to Downtown Lansing, Capitol Buildings, Cooley Law, LCC & Washington Square.

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408 W. Ionia, FRANDOR AREA 1400 sf., 3 DOWNTOWN 1 bdrm., garage, basebdrms., 2 baths, formal liv. ment. Close to LCC and & din. rms, spacious kitchCooley. $575 per month en, rent includes heat, wautilities included. ter, carport, trash pickup. 517-749-3890 Safe secure bldg., on-site owner. No pets. $775 per mo. 517-881-2049.

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DO YOU EARN $800.00 in a COMPUTER REVIVER: day? Your own local candy Upgrades, internet repair, virus, route 25 machines and spyware removal, data rec. 30 day candy all for $9995.00. All wrnty. Erik 517-484-6364. Housecalls. major credit cards accepted. 877-915-8222. Bend 3. MC DO YOU EARN $800 IN A DAY? Your Own Local Candy Route. 25 Machines And Candy All For $9995. All Major Credit Cards Accepted 877-915-8222 MM

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COOLEY/LCC NEAR: 1 bdrm apt. Secure building, $510/mo. + $250 security deposit. 517-347-0314.

SPACIOUS TOWNHOMES • 2 bdrm., 1.5 bath, $599 • 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath, $699 • Washer/dryer hookups. • Walk-in closets. • Garages available. > Pet friendly ? 517-394-3111

AUTO OWNERS/WAVERLY Lg. clean quiet deluxe 1&2 bdrms, from $525, no pets. Free heat. 517-7124915, 202-3234, 323-1153

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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

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UNIT LEGAL/LAW ENFORCE - BUSINESS Secretary for Ingham InMENT W/ U.S. Navy. Paid termediate School District. training. No exp OK. Great The individual in this posibenefits, $ for school, retion provides secretarial tirement. HS grads ages and financial technical 17-34. Call 1-800-922-1703, support for Business Unit CASH FOR GUNS , Art, AntiM-F 9-3. MC services and activities. ques, Jewelry, musical inQualifications include struments, Valuables. Call AIRLINES ARE HIRING demonstrated ability to do 517-204-2004/517-663-3931 Train for high paying Aviabasic business communition Career. FAA approved cation, use basic matheprogram. Financial aid if CASH PAID D iabet ic test matics and office computqualified - Job placement strips. Area’s original, older software applications to assistance.. Call Aviation est buyer. Friendly & fair. create spreadsheets, creInstitute of Maintenance 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 ate presentations and (877) 891-2281. MC work with database files; and able to work effectiveCASH PAID ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE ly in a work team. Terms for diabetic test strips. from Home. *Medical, of Employment: 52 wks/yr, Up to $15 per 100 strips. *Business, *Paralegal, 5 days/wk, 8 hrs/day. Ph. 517-292-0991 *Accounting, *Criminal Compensation: $12.00Justice. Job placement as$16.14 per hour. ApplicaCASH PAID sistance. Computer availation Deadline: Wednesday, for diabetic test strips. ble. Financial Aid if qualiDecember 22, 2010 @ Up to $15 per 100 strips. fied. Call 877-895-1828 4:00p.m. A completed onPh. 517-292-0991 www.CenturaOnline.com line application, resume MC and cover letter of interest GENERAL MOTORS VOUCH are required. For a comER WANTED. If you would plete job description and like to sell your GM vouchapplication instructions er, call John 616-889-2056 please visit our website at www.inghamisd.org. Computers with Internet access are available at the TRAINCO TRUCK Capital Area Michigan DRIVING SCHOOL Works! 2110 South Cedar Day-Eve-wkend Classes St., Lansing, Michigan or HAND HEWED BROAD Axe Job Placement Assistance any public library. AA/EOE. made, 100-150 yr. old barn Class B Training (1 day) beams. Reasonable. Call: (517) 887-1600 989-224-7374 no Sun. calls. Train Local Save Hassle www.traincoinc.com

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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

ALISON HOUSE-SECTION 8 Subsidized barrier free apartments for persons w/ physical disabilities. Property built 2006, Free Heat & water. Large 1 & 2 Bdrms, Delta Township, Michigan, Call 517-323-4222 for an appointment. Equal Housing Opportunity.

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AIRPORT NEAR 2 bdrm, clean, $525. heat & water incl. $300 sec. dep. 517323-4164 or 517- 482-6079.

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MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS 2002 $6,500/OBO Loaded, low mi., FL car, family owned 517-449-4618

Cadillac CADILLAC 2004 SLS $8500 Well maintained, must see. Maint. records avail. Excellent cond. 517-323-7115

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SL1, 1999 $3,500 104K mi. Perfectly maint., clean, good tires/brakes. Good Condition. 517-898-9217

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CHEVROLET ASTRO LT 1999 $3650 7Pass, Immaculate, 115K, Veh Inspec., 4 bucket seat 517-321-2556 PONTIAC MONTANA 2003 $3,700 4Dr, Burgundy, a/c, Pwr win., nav, airbag, abs, good 517-898-7601 GMC SAVANA 1500 2000 $3,950 8 cyl, 3rd Row Seats, 164000mi., White 810-577-1102

FORD RANGER 2001 EXT. CAB $8995/OBO 4WD, loaded, low mi., no rust, runs great 517-230-7117

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Oldsmobile AURORA 4.0 2001 $4500 Immac maint, Loaded, Lthr, MUST drive Excellent condition 517-881-6253 92 OLDS 98 TOURING SEDAN $600 FIRM 3800 super charged, as is for parts. Complete car. 517-896-9766

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PASSAT GLS 1.8T 2002 $6,500 Wgn, 61K miles, 5 spd, new tires, ex shape, fun 517-202-9653 JETTA GLS 2003 $5,799 Auto, Sunroof, 107556mi, Silver, Great on gas 517-763-7553

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HONDA ODYSSEY EX-L 2010 6 cyl, Lthr, 10100mi., Silver

CHEVY SILVERADO 1500 2004 $10,000 Ext. Cab LT, loaded, black/black, htd seats, topper, Excellent condition. 517-391-2512

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GRAND PRIX GT, 1999 $3,800/BEST 153K mi., leather, htd. seats, moonroof. Like new. Excellent condition. 517-391-2512

SATURN ION COUPE 2004 $6000 1 owner, auto, brand new trans. by GM, new brakes, 98K mi., lthr, clean 248-640-6448

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F-150, 1993 $1,675 149K mi. White w/tan interior, nice work truck. Good condition. 517-410-0695

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CHEVY VENTURE LT VAN 2001 $5950 7 pass., loaded, elec. sliders, Burg/lt grey, 98K mi. Excellent cond. 517-230-4745

CHEVY BLAZER 1999 $3900/OBO 4x4, 2 dr., new tires, runs great, all pwr, black 517-402-9590

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Volvo VOLVO S80 2007 $18,900/OBO Slate grey, heated leather, sunroof, all pwr, extra clean, 43K mi. 517-944-4477

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Subaru LEGACY OUTBACK AWD, 1998 $3900/OBO 175K mi. New eng. & tires, 2 sunroofs, auto, loaded, leather, Great cond. 517-487-5326

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Trucks FORD RANGER XLT 2000 $3500 4cyl, reg cab, 87000mi, Red, a/c, auto, cruise 517-323-6273

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FORD F150 1992 $4,200 Shortbox Pickup w/shell, 4’’ lift, 35’’ Toyo tires, 5.8L motor, 175K mi. 517-749-2365

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Available now. • 2000 sq.ft. $1500 per mo. place, fenced, rec room, (989) 224-7707. dishwasher, AC, fireplace, $680+ util. 517-256-3726. all inclusive. GRAND LEDGE: 1, 2 & 3 appliances, $595 mo. very clean. $775. 517-256-1389 bdrm., $420 to $535 + 323-4700 Call 517-388-2661 ST JOHNS – sec. dep. No pets. MOVE IN FOR Only $340/Mo! Lease to Call 517-627-2391, or EAST LANSING Upperscale DAKIN, 1022 3 bdrm., new Own! Your Own Home! 517-896-3285. $248 duplex in Whitehills area. 3 2 & 3 bdrm., newly vinyl windows, oak floor in Over 1,500 sq.ft. New bdrm., 1 1/2 baths, plus rennovated homes. New Call us today! living/dining rm., kitch. Carpet & Paint ~ Many FREE RENT TIL W/D, new windows, insucarpet, newer appliances. 517-694-8975 appl., full bsmt. w/WD more to choose from!! MOBILE HOME FOR rent lation R39, $1050 + deposNo pets. Section 8 welconditions apply hookup, enclosed front THE MEADOWS FEB. 2011! Deposit required, no pets. it. Call Jill at 517-410-6750 come. 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On Golf Course/lake, 2 bdrm. condo for rent, New and Pre-owned Propane heat. avail now. 517-663-1287 February 12-19, 2011, Homes Available 517-622-6059 HOLT CLEAN! 3BR,1.5BA, 2 BDRM HOME 625 at Daytona Beach, on the Call Sun Homes at www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. Air, Dishwasher, W/D Cavanaugh, Lansing. Cute HASLETT Lakefront on beach. $1500. Kensington Meadows com hookup, Private Drive, & cozy. $600 mo. Call 517Lake Lansing w/dock, Please call 517-676-4453 Today! 1-888-258-2412 Yard & Shed. No smoking 1027 HICKORY ST., Lansing 349-9436. gazebo, beautiful view. if interested. www.kensingtonmeadows.com or pets. $750/mth incl. wa4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 car patio. Luxury 2 bdrm w/ *Must close by ter & sewer. (517) 507-3887 garage, Basement. Lg. HASLETT- (2) HOMES. 2 office, condo/ apt. New 12-27-10* 3616 DONALD ST. Lansing. fenced yard. $800. Pets bdrm. w/pond/wildlife & 3 maple kitchen, black/ Small 2-3 BR., full bsmt., welcome for small fee. bdrm. Both incl. applianstainless appliances, carnice yard, good neighborHOLT 810-577-1102 ces, washer/dryer. Both pet, central air, granite. hood. $600 + utils. WITH Large 2 bdrm. duplex. jeff@myhealthway.com close to schools, many ex- OKEMOS B eautiful ope n W/D. No big dogs, incl GOOD CREDIT. No Sec. 8. Nice yard. W/D hookup. 810-397-3026 tras. Immediate occupanlawn, trash, snow. $930. foyer & floor plan, 5 BRs + DOWNTOWN 408 W. Ionia, (Dogs extra). No cats, no $650 water & sewer includcy. $800-$900. 517-853-6307. den, 4 full baths, 2 furnished, close to LCC smoking. After 5pm 517ed. No pets. 517-694-1899. 517-339-3038. whirlpools, 3 car garage, 3 Email the Lansing Community and Cooley. $335 per 285-3336 season room, deck, fin. Newspapers 24/7 at: month utilities incl. bsmt., lg yard & woods. No lcnclassifieds@gannett.com 517-749-3890 LANSING pets. $2495 mo. + utils., 733 N. 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MASON 2 & 3 bdrm. fireplace, central air, washer/ dryer. From $750. 517-282-9669 517-349-8000

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INGHAM COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION MASON, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED 2011 OPERATING BUDGET

BOARD OF INGHAM COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONERS William M. Conklin, Managing Director WE/TC/ICCN/HCN/LCCN-884170

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A public hearing will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2010, at 6:00 P.M. in the Board Room of the Ingham County Road Commission’s Austin E. Cavanaugh Administration Building, located at 301 Bush Street, Mason, Michigan, for the purpose of hearing public comment concerning the proposed 2008 Ingham County Road Commission operating budget. Copies of the proposed Ingham County Road Commission operating budget may be obtained by calling 517-676-9722, 1800-968-9733, or by writing to the Ingham County Road Commission at P.O. Box 38, Mason, Michigan 48854. Copies will be available after December 3, 2007, and will be mailed upon request. A copy of the proposed budget can also be obtained by downloading it from the Ingham County Road Commission’s web site, www.inghamcrc.org.


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