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Issue for the week of Apr. 25-May 1, 2012 Volume 41 • Number 17
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School vote set for May 8 By KATE BASSETT Harbor Light Newspaper
This home on Second Street was damaged in a fire early Sunday morning, April 22. (Courtesy photo/John Cupps)
Early morning fire hits Second Street home By DANIELLE McINTOSH Harbor Light Newspaper
The Harbor Springs Area Fire Department responded to a chimney fire call early Sunday morning, April 22. Firefighters were dispatched to a home on Second Street near Glenn Dr. around 4 a.m.. The fire spread from the chimney to a structure fire, but was contained to the attic space and third floor. The Harbor Springs Police Department, Allied EMS and both the Alanson and Readmond/Friendship Fire Departments assisted on the scene. Assistant Fire chief John Cupps said the crew worked over an hour to control the fire and at least an additional three hours for overhaul and clean-up. Cupps told the Harbor Light Newspaper the homeowner had been working on completion of his vacation home the past few years, and was staying at the home to work -CONTINUED on page 6.
Harbor Springs varsity baseball player Emmet Fineout takes a cut during last week’s game against Pellston. Spring sports are in full swing with track, soccer, golf, softball, baseball and tennis teams all embarking on their seasons.
City construction on pace so far By KATE BASSETT Harbor Light Newspaper
Crews working to complete the downtown Harbor Springs street projects are working late and on weekends to stay on target for an early June completion. With no major “surprises” and plenty of pre-planning, progress reports are all coming in positive, said city manager Tom Richards. “I have not heard of any delays,
Bear spotted emmet county in town The Harbor Springs Police Department is advising local residents to keep an eye on bird feeders and other tasty treats that may attract bears. Harbor Springs Police officer Matt Pater reported spotting a bear wandering downtown Harbor Springs in the Bay Street, Main Street and Judd Street areas early in the morning hours Monday, April 23. Police chief Dan Branson said Pater captured the bear on his video camera. Branson advised residents to just keep an eye out. “It seems every four or five years a bear will wander into town. I remember last time some bird feeders were taken down in the Glenn Drive area.”
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and so far, all our contractors are still planning to meet their scheduled completion dates,” he said, noting no news is definitely good news. Aside from construction vehicles hitting poorly marked gas lines on both Main Street and Bluff Street last week, crews have found all the infrastructure to be as expected beneath the roads. “We tried to anticipate everything,” Richards said, adding the City
is having “everything that may need updating under the street-- from sanitary and storm water sewers to potential underground electric” taken care of now, while the street is torn up. “The last thing we’d ever want is to have to tear the street up again in the near future,” he stressed. “We’ve fortunate. I’m not sure all communities can do that, and we have the necessary funding to get this accom-CONTINUED on page 3.
Commissoner sees long-term planning, attracting industry to Pellston Airport as key issues for county Harbor Springs resident Paul Hramiec serves on the Emmet County Board of Commissioners representing District 3 which includes the City of Harbor Springs, Little Traverse Township and a portion of Bear Creek Township. This is part of an occasional series of interviews with elected leaders in northern Michigan. These stories are meant to engage readers with the governing bodies of our community, to learn more about the values and ideas currently guiding the direction of this area. By DANIELLE McINTOSH Harbor Light Newspaper
How long have you lived in northern Michigan? What brought you here?
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Emmet County Commmissioner
I have lived in northern Michigan since I was four. My parents moved the family up here from downstate for all the quality of life reasons. My Dad commuted back and forth for work. His commitment and sacrifice bred a real appreciation for the area in me, since before I could even tie my shoes.
Paul Hramiec What is your favorite feature of northern Michigan? Almost every day, I look out and see what the Bay looks like. You can tell what the weather is like or going to
be like by the look it gives you. It’s windier than you thought if you see whitecaps, yet some days it looks like glass. The ice flows come in mid-winter and you have to wonder when the whole thing will freeze over. When the ice cover breaks up, it’s one of those Hallmark moments that lets you know we are about to lift the heavy yoke of winter off our shoulders. The range of colors span from gunmetal gray to the most spectacular blue green; it looks like a postcard from the Caribbean. Say what you want about the zebra mussels, they have given us beautiful water quality. It’s hard to pick a favorite feature, but the Bay tops the list. My other favorites include how people wave to each other from their cars when they pass on a quiet road or how you can strike up a conversation with a stranger with no pretension. I also enjoy our small town fourth of July parades, and knowing half the people in them, and value the relative safety of our area to raise children.
The Harbor Springs School District has two important ballot initiatives on the docket for the May 8 election. A renewal of the Building and Site fund will play a vital role in how the district’s ever-shrinking revenue dollars are able to be spent, said superintendent Mark Tompkins. The current Building and Sink millage expires this year. The Board of Education is requesting voters pass a smaller millage for another five years, down from .66 mills to .54 mills. “It is a huge part of our budget, and if we did not have Building and Site Fund dollars, we’d have to look to our general fund. Our general fund is the money we use to pay our teachers and other expenses,” Tompkins said. He stressed having a Building and Site Fund allows the district to maintain its investments in infrastructure and buildings, and will allow for upgrades to facilities as necessary. “We do have some significant projects looming, like a renovation of our locker rooms, which we hope to start this summer if the Building and Site renewal passes. Anyone who has used our locker rooms understands how badly they need to be renovated, and unfortunately, that is -CONTINUED on page 3.
Seven apply for Council appointment Seven people applied to be appointed to the Harbor Springs City Council. The seat was held by Mick Heinz, who died recently, and the appointee will fill the remainder of Heinz’s two year term. Harbor Springs city manager Tom Richards said a committee was meeting to review the applications, and would have a recommendation for a full vote of Council at the next regularly scheduled meeting, Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. Richards said three of the candidates have “experience” serving on city-related boards and/or commissions. “I was very pleased to see so much interest,” he noted. “It is a great to have people want to be involved.” The Harbor Springs City Council meets in Council Chambers at City Hall. Meeting agendas and previous meeting minutes are available on the City’s website, cityofharborsprings. com.
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Detroit Transit is Vital to the Whole State By JIM LIVELY Policy Director Michigan Land Use Institute
Sometimes in rural northern Michigan, Detroit can seem a world away. Their issues don’t affect us: problems in Detroit are their problems, not ours. But economists know that Michigan’s future, including northern Michigan’s, is inextricably connected to the fate of Detroit. When Detroit is doing well, tourism and manufacturing business opportunities around the rest of Michigan increase dramatically.
And, Detroit cannot succeed if Michiganders don’t stop the terrible, twin trends of public disinvestment and population loss from our state’s largest city. Perhaps the most glaring example of disinvestment is the lack of a regional public
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Isaac’s Blessing When Isaac, a small, freckled boy approaching seven, visits us for Family Camp, playing pirate with his rubber sword, sometimes he slumps in grief, trudging along, his sacrifice and small violin in hand, his palm over his chest, saying, Mother is here in my heart. Before he leaves for home, we ask if he’d like a Jewish blessing. Our grandson’s handsome face ignites; he chirps a rousing, yes, for a long life. We unfold the prayer shawl, its Hebrew letters silvering the spring light, hold the white tallis above his head, recite the blessing in its ancient language and then the English, adding, for a long life. Isaac complains, the tallis didn’t touch his head, so he didn’t feel the blessing. We lower its silken ceiling to graze his dark hair, repeat the prayer. American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Foundation (www. poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine. It is also supported by the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Poem copyright ©2009 by Janet Eigner, whose most recent book of poetry is What Lasts is the Breath, Black Swan Editions, 2012. Reprinted from Cornstalk Mother, Pudding House Publications, 2009, by permission of Janet Eigner and the publisher. Introduction copyright © 2012 by The Poetry Foundation. The introduction’s author, Ted Kooser, served as United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 2004-2006. We do not accept unsolicited manuscripts.
transportation system that can move people between city and suburbs in the Detroit area. Realtors, developers, and demographers confirm that cities without effective transit systems are not attractive to young workers who are driving the new economy. So it is encouraging to note that right now the Michigan Legislature is considering several bills that would allow southeast Michigan to create a regional transit authority. Without such an authority, which shares funding between suburbs and the city, southeast Michigan will never receive the necessary federal transportation investments to build a world-class public transportation system. The history of regional transit in Detroit—or the lack of it—began in the 1970s, when Governor Milliken made the first unsuccessful attempt to bridge the divide between Detroit and the surrounding suburbs. There have been nearly two-dozen failed attempts since. But we are again seeing northern Michigan leadership to finally resolve this critical issue. State Senator Tom Casperson from Escanaba introduced the bills to create a regional transit authority and Traverse City state Representative Wayne Schmidt is an outspoken supporter of public transit statewide, including in Detroit. These leaders know that Michigan can no longer afford to send our college graduates away to cities such as Portland, Seattle, and Chicago, which offer more housing choices, social and recreation opportunities—and public transportation. We need to reestablish Detroit as a worldclass city worthy of attracting new economy workers from around the globe. Effective public transportation is a critical element. Governor Snyder’s administration has proposed a regional system of rapid buses that function similar to lightrail—with dedicated lanes, stations and platforms, and the ability to quickly and relatively inexpensively initiate a world-class transit system. -CONTINUED on page 3.
But the Legislature first must create this new authority. The legislation would allow the southeast Michigan -CONTINUED on page 3.
Michigan can no longer afford to send our college graduates away to cities such as Portland, Seattle, and Chicago, which offer more housing choices, social and recreation opportunities—and public transportation.
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region to fund and administer a regional transit system that would coordinate three systems now managed by three independent services: DDOT (Detroit’s transit agency), SMART (a three-county suburban transit agency), and the independent People Mover authority. If this regional authority succeeds in southeast Michigan, it would make it more likely that similar agencies could be created for other regions of the state, including ours. And that will
make Michigan even more attractive to entrepreneurial knowledge workers. These bills are moving through the Senate and on to the House soon. Please contact Senator Walker and Representative Foster soon and encourage their support of these three Regional Transit Authority bills for southeast Michigan – because they will benefit all of us. Jim Lively is policy director at the Michigan Land Use Institute in Traverse City. You can contact him directly at email@example.com.
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not an inexpensive task.” Tompkins said the School Board’s first priority is always teaching and learning, which is why the Building and Site Fund is such an important vote. “Our resources go to people,” he said. “We’re being diligent, and lowered the millage rate because it better fits what we anticipate needing in the next five years, so even in passing this millage, people will still see a reduction in their taxes.” The other critical question on the ballot is the annual renewal of the non-homestead operating millage. Although the millage itself is not new-it must be passed each year in order to fund the Harbor Springs School District-- the length of its approval is moving from one year to three years. “With changes in the state law that say School Board elections will no longer take place in May, we will not have to have an annual May election. This is a good thing, because elections cost us money. By approving the non-homestead millage for multiple years, we avoid incurring the costs of an additional election,” Tompkins said. The non-homestead millage is a tax placed on only on second homes, as well as industrial and commercial
properties in the Harbor Springs School District. “This millage supports 90-percent of the budget for the district,” Tompkins stressed, adding, “This is not a tax for homeowners in Harbor Springs.” The Harbor Springs Board
plished all at once.” Richards said he happy to hear onlookers commenting about the crews being “so busy and working so hard” and he’s “crossing fingers” to see the work completed not only on time, but perhaps even ahead of schedule.
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How did you come to serve on the Board of Commissioners? What interests you about the work of the commission? Tom Shier wasn’t running for re-election and this office was an interest of mine. My Dad was a Macomb County Commissioner in the late 60s early 70s and made a real difference in his work, so I was naturally inclined. But the real trigger stemmed from a few issues... A porn shop opened up right on the southern gateway to Emmet County and another fellow was about to put a massive wind turbine on Howard Road in town, visible for 30 miles. It makes no difference to me how a person makes their living, but to do so at the cost of the livelihood of the neighbors and community is unacceptable. I was concerned about the long-term planning of what we wanted this county to look like in 20-30 years. I felt that the planning and zoning was not proactive but more a reaction, and when you react in planning, it’s always too late.
Lyn Johnson, Emmet County Controller, put together a committee that brought all
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Commissoner sees long-term planning, attracting industry as key issues for county
What Emmet County projects have been most gratifying for you as part of the Board of Commissioners?
of Education seats currently held by Bryan Lauer and Paul Fairbairn will be up for reelection in November on the general ballot. The school election will take place at regular election polling places on Tuesday, May 7.
the department heads together and the budget committee to figure out how to run the county on decreasing tax revenues for the foreseeable future, yet at the same time, fund long term capital projects. This was a very difficult task. We collectively, over a series of many meetings, came up with some great ideas and resolutions. Thus, our county will remain on path as one of the few fiscally solvent in the State.
What projects or goals are you currently looking forward to on the Board of Commissioners? We need to figure out what the best possible model and funding solution for ambulance service in the county. It’s complicated and all the options need to be thought out, but it needs to be resolved definitively. We are wading through many different options and just want to make the right cost effective choice. There is no margin for error on this one.
How long have you been serving as an elected official in Emmet County? Not long. But long enough to come to a real appreciation for the county workers who do a very good job in their occupations. The ones that I know are extremely qualified, have private sector experience,
could make more money if they went back to the private sector, and are so good at their jobs. We should be concerned about how to replace their capabilities upon their eventual retirement. That is not an overstatement. These people are top-notch. You don’t really hear much about the county government, no one comes to the monthly board meetings, and the reason is because you’ve got these qualified experts running the show. So quiet is good.
What big plans/vision do you have for Emmet County? The County owns 1,000 acres surrounding Pellston Airport. One thousand acres! We have put a ton of money into creating facilities that rival the best airports in the country. It is time we leverage all this while they are new and pristine. The land is already zoned commercial/industrial. We should be doing everything possible to attract industry to build their operations on that property. It could be a small silicon valley. This is a very doable plan. The next time the Governor goes on a trade junket to Japan, Shanghai, or Timbuktu, I want someone from Emmet County there with him to tell our story. It’s time to take the show on the road.
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Rebate doubles for Old, Energy-Wasting, Extra Fridges and Freezers The City of Harbor Springs Electric Utility has recently doubled its cash rebate for old, secondary refrigerators and freezers from $30 to $60, giving customers a quick and easy way to boost their home’s energy efficiency by saving up to $150 a year on customer utility bills. Pond Hill Winery earns awards Typically kept in garages Harbor Springs Vineyards & Winery at Pond Hill Farm attended and basements, older refrigthe Winning Wines of the North Wine Tasting & Wine Competierators or freezers can use tion at North Central Michigan College on Wednesday, April up to three times the amount 18. They received top honors of a double gold medal for their of energy of newer models, 2011 Riesling. They also took home bronze medals for their which is a steep price for 2011 Pinot Gris and 2010 Riesling. Jimmy Spencer, one of the keeping a few beverages and owners of the winery seemed pleasantly surprised. leftovers chilled. “We were really excited to get such positive feedback for “We are extremely pleased our wines.” to double the rebate for the The event was well attended and featured Linda Jones, the program. Now is an ideal time Executive Director of the Michigan Grape & Wine Industry to consider whether you really Council. This event allowed attendees to taste the varieties of need that extra refrigerator. wines that our area vineyards are producing. Professional and Not only will you instantly amateur vintners competed and served tastes of wines that start saving money on your are unique to the north. Spencer noted “This area is gaining electric bill, you’ll also make popularity for its grape growing capabilities. We look forward a ‘green’ contribution to to new wineries opening up soon. Someday we will have an Lake Effect Energy Corporation of Harbor Springs has your neighborhood and gain entire wine trail for people to enjoy.” conducted brief wind energy reports for the following: -Submitted by Pond Hill Farm some extra cash,” said Tom
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incentives designed to encourage the implementation of energy efficient projects and the adoption of efficient behaviors. Technical assistance and financial incentives are available to eligible commercial and industrial customers. Residential program
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Job Posting 2 positions - Temporary/seasonal work planting, cultivating and harvesting nursery stock, from 5/11/2012 to 11/17/2012 at Donzell’s Flower & Garden Center, Inc., Akron, OH. Three months of previous experience required in the job described. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. $11.10/ hr or current applicable AEWR. Workers are guaranteed ¾ of work hours of total period. Work tools, supplies, equipment supplied by employer without charge to worker. Housing with kitchen facilities provided at no cost to only those workers who are not reasonably able to return same day to their place of residence at time of recruitment. Transportation and subsistence expenses to work site will be paid to nonresident workers not later than upon completion of 50% of the job contract. Interviews required. Apply for this job at nearest State Workforce Agency in state in which this ad appears, or Northwest Michigan Works! Service Center 2225 Summit Park Dr., Petoskey, MI 49770. Provide copy of this ad. Job Order #OH540626.
INVITATION TO BID LOWER SHORE DRIVE ASPHALT RESURFACING PROJECT Sealed bids will be received by the Emmet County Road Commission INVITATION TO BID at their offices located at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Harbor Springs, LOWER SHORE DRIVE ASPHALT RESURFACING PROJECT MI, until 9:20 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at which time they Sealed bids will be received by the Emmet County Road Commission will be opened and read aloud for the Asphalt Wedge and Overlay at their offices located at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Harbor Springs, on Lower Shore Drive, from M-119 thrn north 0.56 miles in West MI, until 9:20 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at which time they Traverse Township. will be opened and read aloud for the Asphalt Wedge and Overlay A copy of the specifications may be obtained at the offices of the on Lower Shore Drive, from M-119 thrn north 0.56 miles in West Emmet County Road Commission at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Traverse Township. Harbor Springs, MI 49740, (231) 347-8142 A copy of the specifications may be obtained at the offices of the or firstname.lastname@example.org. Emmet County Road Commission at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Harbor 49740, (231) 347-8142 EMMETSprings, COUNTYMI ROAD COMMISSION or email@example.com. Framl Zulski, Jr. - Chairman Leroy Sumner-Vice-Chairman EMMET COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION Larry Williams - Member Framl Zulski, Jr. - Chairman Leroy Sumner-Vice-Chairman Larry Williams - Member
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NOTICE OFRoad PUBLIC HEARING will hold a public The Board of Emmet County Commissioners MaySprings 24, 2012 hearing at its offices in Harbor at 8:20 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2012, for the purposes of discusing the proposed improvements The Board of Emmet Commissioners to the following roadCounty in WestRoad Traverse Township. will hold a public hearing at1.itsLower officesShore in Harbor Springs at 8:20then a.m., Thursday, May Drive, from M-119 north for a total 24, 2012, forofthe purposes 0.56 miles. of discusing the proposed improvements to the following road in West Traverse * Improvements include earthTownship. excavation, sub-grade 1. Lower Drive, from M-119 then north for a total underdrain, gravel,Shore asphalt wedge and cap and ofshoulder 0.56 miles. restoration. * Improvements include earth excavation, sub-grade underdrain, gravel, asphalt wedge and cap All written comments must be received priorand to the public hearing shoulder at the Emmet Countyrestoration. Road Commission Offices located at 2265 E. Hathaway Road, Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740 All written comments must be received prior to the public hearing or firstname.lastname@example.org. at the Emmet County Road Commission Offices located at 2265 E. Hathaway Road,ROAD HarborCOMMISSION Springs, Michigan 49740 EMMET COUNTY or email@example.com. Frank Zulski, Jr. - Chairman Leroy Sumner - Vice Chairman EMMET COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION Larry Williams - Member Frank Zulski, Jr. - Chairman Leroy Sumner - Vice Chairman Larry Williams - Member
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7450 Hughston Road • Harbor Springs PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY OF HARBOR SPRINGS ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS May 9, 2012 The City of Harbor Springs Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Before you sign those public hearing on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, 160 Zoll St. Harbor agreements Springs, MI 49740. Landscape Maintenance The purpose of the hearing is to hear a variance request from give us a call for a free estimate. C. Scottie Lansill and Andrew Pappas, for property located at 150 and 130 West Bluff Drive, Harbor Springs, Michigan, in the R-1-B Complete Landscape-Maintenence Zoning District. Ms. Lansill and Mr. Pappas are requesting variActivation-Service ances Sprinkler to construct a System second story addition within the footprint of their existing garages. Theand existing garages have non-conforming Lawn Care Turf Fertilization (zero feet) side yard setbacks and are attached to each other. The “Serving proposed second story additionsArea wouldSince have zero (0) feet Harbor Springs 1993” setbacks. The Zoning Administrator has determined that the required side yard set back for accessory buildings is eight (8) feet pursuant to Mark Keller, Owner Article 6, Section 50.601, 1, a. A copy of the application and conceptual building Licensed andplacement Insured plan is available for review during regular business hours at the City Hall, 160 Zoll St. Any person interested in the above stated hearing may be P.O. Box 504 present at said hearing to voice an opinion. Comments may be Harbor presented in writing to the Zoning Board Springs, of Appeals, MI 49740 c/o Tim Grimm, PO Box 678, Harbor Springs, 231-526-8420 MI 49740, Phone: or via FAX at 231-526-6865, or email@example.com email firstname.lastname@example.org, prior to the hearing. Tim Grimm, Zoning Administrator
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Did you ever stop and think about how many words or phrases that we use that no longer really apply as we are using them? For example, how often do you use the expression “roll down the window?” Now think about the last time that you actually rolled down a window. I think the last car that I had without power windows was a mideighties Ford EXP. Somehow, put the window down just doesn’t flow as easily off the lips; I’m not even sure what the proper verb would be, maybe power the window down? I know that I frequently say that I have taped a television program, even though there is no tape involved in the process; somehow saying I DVR’d it just doesn’t sound right. I still refer to buying an album, though vinyl has been gone for a long time. In fact, unless you are a dinosaur like I am, you probably don’t even buy a CD. I’m not comfortable with the concept of downloading music. I completely understand and appreciate all the benefits, but I like to have something in my hand
to show for it when I spend my money. Reading a book is also going by the wayside. Webster describes a book as a collection of sheets of paper, or similar material, blank, written, or printed, bound together; commonly, many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing. How many of you say that you are reading a book but you are actually looking at a screen with no pages, no binding involved? Another misused verb is dial. Don’t you still refer to dialing a number, even though it’s probably been two decades since you actually did anything but push buttons? And if you send someone something that they have to read, is that actually calling them? Most communication is not always presented as it actually is. I find myself often saying that I “talked” with someone when in fact we emailed or messaged or facebooked. Let me state unequivocally that I do not believe any of those forms of communication measure up to an ac-
tual conversation. How many problems begin because the above mentioned methods of communication cannot express emotion (and no, I don’t think LOL is expressing anything.) Anger, joy, sarcasm; any emotion is much easier to interpret when there are facial expressions and vocal intonations involved. Noah Webster defined shopping as the act of visiting shops for the purchase of goods. Technically speaking, I suppose when our shopping is done on-line we are “visiting” shops but again, don’t you think that loses something in that translation? My husband says I shop by feel and I don’t deny that. I like to feel the fabric, see the true colors, feel the heft of cutlery or smell the fragrance of a perfume. Cyber shopping removes that possibility. I have to chuckle a little when I hear people refer to cooking dinner and there is little actual cooking involved in what they are doing. I know that technically cooking is the practice of preparing food but I question how much preparation is involved with
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be able to go back and read them and remember. We’ve been re-watching PBS’ series about the Civil War at home and much of what happened is related through letters sent from the soldiers to their families. Future generations won’t have that written record to treasure with our electronic forms of communication. Starting off with one belated birthday wish this week that may get me cuffed along side the head, but I hope that Sue Carpenter Moore had a wonderful day on Sunday, April 22 and that Evan Rosinski turned sixteen with all the bells and whistles on the 18th. This week, the happiest of birthdays to Terry Meyer and to Jane Kaup on the 26th; you might catch Jane doing a birthday twist salute to Dick Clark at Teddy Griffin’s on Thursday. On Friday, Happy Birthday to Steve Murchie and to Roxie Beach and on Saturday, April 27, to Ben Veling and Carole Marszalec Greig. The 29th is the birth anniversary day for Jim LaCount and Jeremiah Radke and Tuesday, April 30, will see plenty of celebrating by Mark Brown, John Medicine, Laura Septic and Lisa Talaga LeClaire. Finally, on May 1st, Happy Birthday to Bill Perry. Share your news with Cynthia, firstname.lastname@example.org 231.56.7842
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throwing a frozen entrée into the microwave. Is that actually cooking? I enjoy cooking, but I like to think there is more involved than opening a door and pushing some buttons. Going to work no longer requires going anywhere. It doesn’t have to mean getting in your car and driving to an office or a job sight; now it can often mean going into the next room and booting up a computer or picking up a telephone or doing whatever you need to in your home. The recent comments by Bill Maher defining going to work as, “getting your %@# out of the door at 7 a.m. when it’s cold, having to deal with the boss, being in a workplace, and even if you’re unhappy you can’t show it for eight hours” were archaic before he uttered them. Leaving the full time mother controversy aside, there are many people of both sexes in countless fields “going to work” every day without exiting the house. Finally, off subject just a little but worth mentioning, I think, is the loss of actual letters. An email just isn’t the same. One truly touching story that I heard at Eddie Kelbel’s memorial was from his brother Pete, who told me that Eddie kept all the letters everyone had ever written him, his family and his friends. When Ed passed, the letters were all returned by his family to the senders. What a gift to
Beverly J. Kosequat, (Cosens) 85,died March 29, 2012, in Royal Oak, Michigan. Born July 14,1926, in Big Rapids, Michigan, she married her high school sweetheart, Leonard, and they were together 64 years until his death in 2010. The couple enjoyed more than 20 years of leisure living (and golf!) in Cary, North Carolina. Beverly is survived by three daughters--Judy Kosequat, Royal Oak, Michigan; Karen (Ted) Grodhaus, Duluth, Georgia; and Mary Thornton, Troy, Michigan. The proud grandmother of Jeremiah and Dave Walters, Adam and Teddy Grodhaus, she was preceded in death by her first grandson, Christopher Grodhaus. She also is survived by two sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service will be held later this summer in Harbor Springs, MI.
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live and silent auctions as part of a Saturday, April 17, fund-raiser to support a local tificate for sky diving or a woman undergoing treatment scenic aerial tour; handmade WEEK'S HIGH for cancer. quilts, table cloths and other on Mon, April 12 WEEK’S HIGH Amy Peterson, 35, of Harbor products; gift certificates to Springs has breast cancer and numerous area restaurants; a On Sun., April 22 is facing approximately one portable BBQ grill; a pig roast; F year of treatment along with 10 cords of pole wood; jewWEEK'S LOW chemotherapy. She has no elry including earrings, braceBiological Station Bay Bluffs hosting fundraising dinner WEEK’S LOW health insurance coverage lets and necklaces; and much, onOn Sat, April 10 22 offers enrichment Rachel Morris, 18, a Sun., April The Bay Bluffs-Emmet County Medical Care Facility Foundaand the April 17 benefit will much more! senior at the Harbor tion invites public to their annual fundraising dinner, “An courses for adults help support her during treat“We are very, very pleased Springs High School F Evening of Fabulous Dining”, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. Friday, May The University of Michigan ment and recovery. The ben- with the number and quality had of herPier hairRestaurant in the Pointer Dining Room. 4, at 20” Stafford’s Biological Station will offer efit is sponsored by VFW Post of items we’ve received for We continue to have cold It was back to much more cutCost off to onattend April this 9, event is $25 per person, which includes two mini-courses for adult 2051 and American Legion the live and silent auctions,” early mornings with occasional seasonal conditions this past 2010 theand help salad,with entree dessert. A portion of the evening’s proceeds enrichment in June. frost. The sun this past week, Post 281. said Roger Mays, Building week with night time temof Madge Heinz the at Bay Bluffs Foundation. Enjoy an unfordirectly benefits Forest and Landscape Ecolwas plentiful except on Friday The numerous local resiManager and Quartermaster/ peratures hovering at or beThe Hairdining Houseexperience, of gettable music throughout the evening by ogy asks, “Why do plants dents involved in collecting Chief Financial Officer for when light snow fell across the low the freezing mark while Harbor Springs. Middle Schoolers Parkfrom area busiJUSDUIT, along with a raffle and silent auction. grow where they do?” visit Sus- State area. Trillium has been spotted donations VFW Post 2051. “Individuals Alan Stottlemyer Robin O’Neill warming to the mid-50s durRachel will send her For additional information and to purchase tickets, contact tainable Climbing Old Baldy, creatingUrban 3-D, sand nesses models ofand the local watershed asresiwell as and businesses in our comUrbanism: in the woods but with little rain, community ing the day. We had some cut hair along to solo timewith for reflection wereexamall part of dents the Petoskey State Park experience for munity have been outstandBay Bluffs at (231) 526-2161. Advance reservations and ticket Design Nature, progress Predictions have been overO’Neill-Stottlemyer rain, aboutis3”slow. of wet snow Locks of Love, a twenty Middle School students last week. This “special learning purchase are required. ines theHarbor linksSprings between human for the rest of the week are for whelmed by the outpouring ing with their support. There which disappeared quite non-profit organizaopportunity”, one in a series of hands-on outings offered in partnership with The Bay Bluffs Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit settlement patterns and cli- of community support. Joebe and Barb O’Neill ofeveryHarbor quickly high temperatures only inisthe will something for but did remind us it tion, where it will be made into a hair piece for a child mate The Outfitter of Harbor Springs, was designed to get students outdoors and change. charitable corporation. Springs are announcing the mid-50s with periods of clouds Just a few of the items for one at the benefit,” he said. still only April. Condtions with their local landscape. (Courtesy photos) suffering from long-term medical hair loss. And Rachel has a connected Both classes are taught on- the live and silent auction engagement of their and showers. The weekend Mays also wanted the daughcom- remain dry - predictions of fun new hair style to enjoy! (Courtesy Photo) site at and near the University include: float boat rental; The munity ter, Robin to first Alan rain looks pretty good, but chances to knowO’Neill this is the Sunday breakfast at Legion Hall at the end of the week of Michigan Biological Sta- Pier Pointer boat rides; golf time Stottlemyer, son of Carol and hopefully for warmer are not that American Legion The Michigan Chorale announces their mayconditions produce those SonsNorthern of American Legion Post 281 Harbor Springs willannual host a tion which is located on the packages from several area Jim281 Brake Fowlerville, and April good for the immediate Post andofVFW Post 2051 Vocal Music Scholarship grant. These scholarships are showers needed to future. enBreakfast on Sunday April 29 from 9 am to Noon. Adults $8.00; south side of Douglas Lake resorts; hand-crafted furni- have Patcome and Darcy Stottlemyer together to spon-of courage our spring things to available for anyone of high school age or older. Applicants Children 6-12, $5.00; 5 and under, no charge. The event will near Pellston. City, FL. ture including a picnic table, sorPlant Weather an event. need to atbethe a Legion residentHall, of corner Northern Michigan. Letters burst forth. be held of State & Third St andofis Mini-Courses allow inhighlights Robin is a graduate of Alma application are due by Friday, May 7, 2010 and need to open to the public. All welcome! depth study of an environbrought to College and received a mas- Weather include name, address and phone number. Also, in the you weekly mental topic in a friendly, ter’s of Public Health degree Highlights application letter, specify the planned use for the grant - such supportive atmosphere. They from University of Michigan. brought to you by: Band hostcamp Dance Community Salutes as vocalBoosters lessons or to music assistance. Vocal students are taught by individuals who She is currently employed by each week by: and High School should a letter of The Harbor Springsapplicants Band Boosters will provide host the 2012 Daddy are leaders in their field and the Michigan Department recommendation from your music instructor. Auditions will Daughter Dance on Sat, May 12 from 6:30-8:30 at the Harbor are well acquainted with the of Community Health as an Appreciates volunteers take place on Mon, May 17 at 7:00 pm at the Petoskey United Springs Middle School. The dance is open to all elementary Biological Station and Northepidemiologist. Methodist Church, 1804 E. Mitchell. Send letters of and middle school girls, along with their dad, uncle, grandpa, ern Michigan. Scientists, As an unknown writer said, “WhenAlan work, commitment and attended the Univerapplication to Northern Michigan Chorale, Box 51, Petoskey, or their favorite adult male. In addition to the music and teachers and “laymen” inter- pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where sity of Florida and earned his MI 49770.there For more information, contact Richter dancing, will be games, photos, andMeredith lite snacks. Costat at ested in learning something passion lives, nothing is impossible”. The volunteers of the PhD in chemical engineering 347-9717. the door $10.00. new have all benefitted from Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, Inc. (WRC)He at University of Delaware. the Mini-Courses. are a shining example of how passion translates into The folks at Holy Cross Parish in Cross Village will be hosting is employed by Dow ChemiBirthday Greetings The Station possibility. The WRC was founded 1977 by community ThisBiological is a big thank youofto Kathy and the Clean Queens of cal in a Pancake/Egg/Sausage breakfast on Sunday, April 18, as a designer of battery spring and Happy Birthday Cora 30, Center. Cost is $5 fers members who hadtime a dream of building an agency committed serving from 8-11 am Smith in the on Fr. April Al Parish Harbor Springs whosummer so generously donated their to scrub Sampled at Irish Boat Shop materials. for college students Love Mom, Dadall and Liz! to equality, justice the well-being of women in Northern on Monday, April 23 which includes the pancakes you can eat! Contact Sue classes Island Bean from top to bottom! It reminds me ofand how lucky Robin and Alan are planand isare the site of ofmany ______ at 526-2874 for more information. Michigan. Their passion bloomed into the formation of the Parson we all to be a part a community so kind and thoughtful. ning a September wedding at Last week: 45º research projects conducted organization’s multitude of human service programs and This kind gesture just reminds me of the very near future the Waterloo Farm Museum Quinn O’Neill will celebrate his 7th birthday on April 30. Hope Temperature: scientists from across Happy Birthday Frank Lauer who celebrates Apriland 15 by on 33 through hardMichigan. work and when I can begin again tothe paylives it forward withyears warm later heartfelt near the Chelsea, Brought to you courtesy of you have a great to day enjoying lots of cake and iceon cream country. For more informa- commitment of the many volunteers who continue to actively from your family All andthe friends. fun and games! O’Neills including Calli, Jacque, Abby sincerity and hugs. Irish Boat F Shop tion on the Biological Station support the agency. Hana Ketterersend will be her birthday Sincerely, Pam and Charlotte youcelebrating happy birthday wishes!! on April 16 www.IrishBoatShop.com www.lsa.umich.edu/umbs/. with her family and friends - have a great day! 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Week of Apr. 25-May 1, 2012 Harbor Springs Ladies Nine Hole Golf League
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Harbor Springs Ladies Golf League begins their summer league at the Harbor Point Golf Club on June 4, 2012. The ladies meet on Monday nights at 5 p.m.. The season runs June 4 through August 27. Shaun Bezilla , Harbor Point Golf Pro, will be offering two clinics on May 21 and 28. The clinics are open to all interested woman golfers. Contact Mary Juneau at 526-7360 / maryjuneau@ mac.com or Margie Burch -firstname.lastname@example.org for more information regarding league openings and clinics.
Sports Week in Review Compiled by Danielle McIntosh | email@example.com Upcoming games Girls Varsity Soccer: Thursday, April 26 vs. TC St Francis at 5 p.m.; Monday, April 30 at Charlevoix at 5 p.m. Girls Varsity Softball: Thursday, April 26 at Rudyard at 4:15 p.m.; Friday, April 27 vs. Pickford at 4:30 p.m. Girls Varsity Tennis: Thursday, April 26 vs. Elk Rapids at 4:30 p.m.; Monday, April 30 vs. Grayling at 4:30 p.m. Track & Field: Friday, April 27 at Ogemaw Heights at 4 p.m.; Monday, April 30 at Charlevoix at 4 p.m. Boys Varsity Baseball: Thursday, April 26 at Rudyard at 4:15 p.m.; Friday, April 27 vs. Pickford at 4:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Golf: Friday, April 27 at Inland Lakes at 4:30 p.m.; Monday, April 30 at Charlevoix at 10 a.m. Boys JV Baseball: Thursday, April 26 vs. Rudyard at 4:30 p.m.; Monday, April 30 at Wolverine at 4:30 p.m.
Hole in One Dan Seamon of Harbor Springs recorded a hole-inone at the Mackinaw Club Golf Course Sunday April 23. The 170 yard shot was made on hole #4, a par 3 with it’s green elevated on a ridge about 10 feet above the tee. Dan says he likes to think that the hole in one was a result of years of practice and knowing the lie of the green, but probably more then likely the “hole in one” was the result of lots and lots of luck.
Varsity Golf April 26, Lake Michigan Conference Meet Harbor Springs, 2nd place with 363 pts. Top Ten, Harbor Springs: Bennett Langton, 6th place, 89 pts. Stewart Bower, 8th place, 90 pts. Kerry Fitzpatrick, 9th place, 92 pts. Adam Cavitt, 10th place, 92 pts. Coach’s Comments: Head Coach Brian O’Neill said, “I was very pleased with performance of our players in this first of four conference tournaments. Our guys finished only two shots behind Grayling in an extremely tough, cold and windy day that really tested the patience and mental toughness of every player. I have put a strong focus on staying positive throughout the rounds and with the focus and dedication these guys have shown thus far, I am excited for this great group of kids to continue to improve.”
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Monday April 23, Boyne Highlands 18 hole Adam Cavit finished 1st Place Medalist with a score of 83 out of the 42 person field. Cavit stands in 3rd place in the Conference Champion race. The Harbor Springs team, with consistent top ten finishes throughout the line up, boasts 1st place overall. Bennett Langton, James Adams Kerry Fitzpatrick and Hayden Grzelak all finished in the top ten shooting 94, with Stewart Bower posting a 96, during Monday’s LMC meet.
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Girls Varsity Soccer Wednesday, April 18 vs. Sault St. Marie Harbor Springs 4, Sault 2 Goals were scored by Sophie Seitz, Shallon Grawey, Tia Esposito, and Rhi Cullip. Mackenzie Sylvain and Sydney Elkins split time in goal. Coach’s Comments: Head Coach Ed Fantozzi said, “The girls were up 3-0 at half which meant Sault St. Marie had an uphill battle the entire game along with weather and field conditions.” Thursday, April 19 vs. Grayling Harbor Springs 4, Grayling 1 Goals came from Rhi Cullip, Brigitte Bonter and a pair from Tia Esposito. Mackenzie Sylvain played majority of the game in goal. Coach’s Comments: Head Coach Ed Fantozzi said, “The work ethic from freshmen, Brigitte Bonter and Tia Esposito should be note; they are really stepping up. Lindsay Hall leads the team defensively, and her move there was huge. The team is averaging four goals a game right now which is phenomenal.”
Thursday, April 19 vs. Pellston Game 1: Pellston 11, Harbor Springs 6 Hitting: Brooke Paige, dbl.; Rhyan Boeve, dbl.; Julia Wixson, RBI, 2 sb LP: Morgan Reeves, 6 H, 4 K’s, 1 BB; Brooke Paige, relief, 5k’s, 3 H’s, 6 BB Game 2: Pellston 12, Harbor Springs 9 Hitting: Brooke Paige, dbl., s, RBI; Kay Paige, 2 dbl., 2 RBI; Rhyan Boeve, dbl., RBI; Morgan Reeves, dbl., RBI LP: Brooke Paige, 4 K’s, 3 BB, 8 H
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Game 1 Harbor Springs 11, Grayling 3 Andy Morse pitched a complete game for the victory. He allowed only four hits in giving up only one earned run. Mitch Wallin reached base four times and Brendan Bailey was 2 for 2 with two RBI’s. Harbor Springs played error-free ball until the last inning when two errors led to the final Grayling runs. Game 2 Harbor Springs 4, Grayling 4 Mike Gorman and Mitch Wallin combined to hold Grayling to four runs on seven hits. Harbor Springs played error-free baseball in game two. With two outs in the last inning, Andy Morse ripped a double to tie the game, plating Wallin and David Walker who had singled, but he was stranded and the game ended in a tie. Coach’s Comments: Coach Mark Pontoni said, “For our first games of the year, the guys have much to be proud of. Grayling had already played six games and hit the ball well most of the day. We’ve been preaching defense since day one, and
today the guys got to see how good defense leads to great results. Andy’s clutch hit in game two will be a season highlight. Whenever you are up with two outs and the game on the line, character means as much as athletic skill. Morse showed his strong character today. When Wallin struck out three hitters on nine pitches with the bases loaded in the last inning, he showed great character too. We didn’t play perfect, but we showed our potential and if we’re willing to build on today’s effort, we’re in for a great season.”
Track and Field Monday, April 23, LMC Conference Harbor Springs, 1st place Girls Discus: Lechowicz, 1st; Walker, 2nd; Keller, 4th Shot Put: Lechowicz, 1st; Walker, 2nd; Buntin, 3rd; Smith, 4th High Jump: Ongaro, 1st Pole Vault: Keller, 2nd Long Jump: Barkley, 2nd 3200 Meter Relay: Alessi, Detmar, LaRue, Sydow, 1st 100M Hurdles: Barkely, 3rd; Adams, 4th 100M Dash: R.Cullip, 2nd; Ongaro, 3rd 800 Relay: Sampson, C. Cullip, Cullip, Ongaro, 1st 1600M: Buntin, 1st; Wespiser, 2nd 400M Relay: Harbor Springs, 2nd 400M Dash: C. Cullip Taylor, 2nd; Sydow, 4th 300M Low Hurd: Adams, 2nd; Barkley, 4th 800M Run: Detmar, 1st; Mills, 4th 200M Run: Sampson, 1st; C. Cullip, 4th 1600M Relay: Harbor Springs, 2nd Boys Discus: S. Kloss, 3rd; Dryer, 4th Shot Put: Mallory, 2nd; S. Kloss, 3rd High Jump: Sam Hansen, 2nd Pole Vault: Taylor, 1st; MacGregor, 2nd Long Jump: Sam Hansen, 1st; Taylor, 4th 3200 Meter Relay: Bailey, B. Kloss, Nethercott, Howard, 1st 110M Hurd: Dryer, 2nd 800 Relay: Harbor Springs, 2nd 1600M: Sutton, 1st 400M Relay: Harbor Springs, 2nd 400M dash: Tippett, 2nd; Fought, 3rd 300M Interm Hurd: Dryer, 1st 800M: Sutton, 2nd 3200M: B. Kloss, 1st, McLane, 2nd 1600M Relay: Harbor Springs, 2nd
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Community History Note: Back in 1981, the Harbor Light Newspaper collaborated with area history experts, local civic organizations and area businesses to produce a Harbor Springs Centennial Edition of the Harbor Light marking the 100th birthday of Harbor Springs. We are in the process of bringing the articles and features from that issue back to life and plan to re-issue that edition in a new format at some point in the next year. As part of that process, we will be including excerpts and articles from that edition periodically here in these pages, along with other history-related content. We hope you enjoy these looks back in our community’s history. We are also featuring these articles online in new blog:
From the Past...1958 •
School enrollment in the elementary school was up 40 pupils but total high school enrollment dropped from 201 to 188, placing the Harbor Rams into Class D status.
Permission was granted by the city Council for use of the municipal dock for unloading of pulp wood being cut on South Fox Island.
Annual discussion was held on advisability of establishing an alley south of Main Street between Spring and State Streets.
In a report to residents of the school district, Supt. Leonard VanHoven wrote that Harbor Springs has one teacher to every 24 pupils; average teacher’s salary for year will be $4,400.00.
Emmet County has been allocated a quota of one million dollars in the War Bond Drive, the 3rd annual drive which hopes to raise $15 billion from coast to coast.
More than 500 persons attended the annual Camp-Play Day, held last week at the Harbor Point Casino and staged by members of the recreational classes.
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Whether you are a fan or not, it is hard to dispute the fact that Nicholas Sparks knows how to spin a tale that will touch hearts. His books are consistently best sellers and this is the fifth one to make the trip to the silver screen. Some of them I have appreciated; some strain my sense of credulity. While I enjoyed this story, there were certainly some “yeah, right” moments but to his credit, his plots always have some interesting twists. Logan (Zac Efron) is an active duty Marine in Iraq, one day in the middle of everything, he sees a photograph lying in the debris and he moves to pick it up. That move saves him from being hit by a near by explosion and he decides that the unknown woman in the photograph is his guardian angel. He carries the photo through three tours of duty and credits her for keeping him safe. Upon his return to the States he is determined to find her even though he has no clue who she is. He and his dog simply take off walking. Since this is a movie, in all of the United States, he happens upon her. Beth (Taylor Schilling) operates a dog kennel (thus one of the reasons I liked the movie) and when he goes to meet her, she thinks he is answering an ad, so he goes to work for her. There is definitely an attraction between Beth and Logan, encouraged mightily by Beth’s grandmother (Blythe Danner.) Zac Efron is improving quite steadily as an actor and he is wonderful to look at, as is Taylor Schilling. I wasn’t overwhelmed by Schilling’s performance and never really convinced of any electricity between them; at times, there is a more interesting relationship with the grandmother, and Danner is wonderful as always. The story is at least original and it has all the proper components: beautiful couple, nasty third party, amazing scenery, cute child and adorable animals. There were times when I thought this walked a very thin line between how romantic that he tracked her down and a Lifetime channel stalker movie. If you are a fan of Nicholas Sparks, there is no question that you will undoubtedly love this movie. I wouldn’t classify myself as such, but I did enjoy this one for what it is. It is a romance with a touch of mystery, it is not great cinema but it is entertaining and they didn’t try to make it into anything more than that. I will say that for a short movie, it seemed to drag some; there is a lot of romantic cinematography. And of course, it has all the dogs; that certainly didn’t lose points with me. Rated PG13, this is quite family friendly. There is some mild profanity and what I suppose could be referred to as sexual situations (by a stretch) but nothing offensive for the audience that Efron’s presence and the Sparks’ romantic storyline will bring to the theater.
Town Happenings Day of Sharing, is May 9. High School students from Harbor Springs would like to offer help cleaning up yards for those 65 and older that live within 30 minutes of the school. Students will rake leaves, remove brush, plant flowers, etc. If interested, call Jennifer LaPoint at (231)526-4806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for calling is May 1.
Library Day, will be celebrated at the Harbor Springs Library. The Library in downtown Harbor Springs is reviving the historic local tradition of Library Day with a Grand Opening of our newly renovated and refurnished library. Everyone in the community is invited and encouraged to attend this ribbon cutting event on Friday, May 18 from 4-7 p.m. at the Harbor Springs Library. Light refreshments will be served.
Great Outdoors Women in the Wild Hike, at Wilderness State Park will be hosted by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. Explore Waugoshance Point and the inland trails of our
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Northern Michigan Paddling Club, is sponsoring a “Spring Paddling Rendezvous” on the Bear River whitewater park, Saturday May 5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.. Events include: Flatwater tour on Little Traverse Bay, Downriver Race, and Throw Down ‘Rodeo’ Event. Come meet many of our area paddlers and learn more about benefits of joining the paddling club. For details go to www.northernmichiganpaddlingclub.com, or call Steve at (231)330-8578.
at Braun Nature Preserve on Saturday, May 12 from 10–12 p.m.. Explore this beautiful new preserve near Pellston and along the Maple River with board member Mark Paddock. Learn about beaver and mink activity, their river habitats, and enjoy hiking a mile of upland trails. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for hiking, and also bring necessary items such as bug spray, water, sunscreen etc. River Ecology. No charge for this outing, but pre-registration is required by calling (231)347-0991.
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Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan, are for children aged 0-60 months and preschool-aged siblings. The spring schedule is 9:30 - 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Christ Lutheran Church, Boyne City; 9:30 -11 a.m. Wednesdays at Jordan Valley District Library Community Room, East Jordan; 9:30- 11 a.m. Wednesdays at United Methodist Church, Alanson and 9:30 - 11 a.m., Fridays at United Methodist Church, Petoskey. Call (231)347-0067 for more information.
Travel Health and First Aid, will be hosted by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs on Tuesday, May 15 at 7 p.m. as part of its monthly speaker series. Josh Martin, owner of Northern Cairn LLC, Nurse Practitioner and Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine, will share need-to-know information on pre-travel preparation and common medical concerns related to voyaging, boating, trekking, mountaineering, or doing mission work away when you are away from medical care. The event is open to all. Bring non-perishable food items for the Harbor Springs Community Food Pantry for admission. The Outfitter, 153 E Main Street in Harbor Springs. For more information call (231)526-2621 or visit www.outfitterharborsprings.com.
Youth and Family Getting Kids Outdoors, of Emmet County invites families to the annual spring celebration and kick off to a new passport for adventure on Saturday, April 28. The day will be hosted at Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs from 1-4 p.m.. There will be free outdoor activities, barn animals, sack races, hay rides and music by Blissfest. For more information contact (231)347-0991.
A Maypole celebration, will be Saturday, May 5 at Readmond Township Hall. Youngsters and their parents are invited to dance around the Maypole, sing along with the Peacemeal String Band, and celebrate the spring season from 1:30-3 p.m. Readmond Township Hall is on Wormwood Road just west of State Road. All children attending will enjoy refreshments and select a book to take home Another fun and free event brought to you by the Friends of the Harbor Springs Area District Library and Community Center www.harbordistrictlibrary.org.
Libraries Youth Film Festival, presented by The Harbor Springs Library and Harbor Springs Sk8 Park will hold a public screening of the films created by local youth. The short movies will be shown on the big screen at the Harbor Springs Library on Saturday April 28 at 7 p.m.. Viewers will have the option to vote in several different categories, and an award ceremony will follow the screening. Light refreshments will be provided. Come and support Harbor Springs’ own aspiring film makers and actors.
iPad User Group, will be Tuesday May 8 at 6:30 p.m.. Join hosts Martha Tuthill and Laura Kors at the Harbor Springs Library for a session of iPad “Tips, Tricks and Troublesharing”. iPad owners are encouraged to come prepared to share their favorite apps and iPad uses and learn how to get the most out of their device. Admission is free, but space is limited. Please call the library 526-2531 to register for this event.
Spring Street Story Time, will be held at the Harbor Springs Library. Children and Families are invited to join us at the library for a new Story Time Program. “Spring Street Story Time” is on Saturdays from 10am-12pm. Stories for children ages five and under are from 10-11am; Stories for children ages 6-9 are from 11am-12pm. Bring the whole family for a fun morning in the library. Call 526-2531 or visit www.harborspringslibrary. org for more information.
Community Stitch, is an open knitting/crochet group that brings people together to work on projects that help others in our community. All levels and ages are welcome. The first project will be slippers for Project Connect and Nehemiah
The Outfitter of Harbor Springs will host a Women in the Wild flora walk on Thursday, May 10 from 10 am-12 p.m.. Learn to identify wildflowers and trees found in our local woods as well as common folklore and medicinal uses. Open to women of all ages who want to get outdoors, explore and gain skills together. Fee is $10, and carpooling is available. Meet at the Boyne Highlands trails on Warwick Road. Pre-registration required, call (231)526-2621 or visit www. outfitterharborsprings.com.
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A Spanish Conversation Group, is available for anyone interested in practicing their Spanish speaking skills. Join us in the Harbor Springs Library every Thursday at 5 p.m.. Speakers of all levels are encouraged to attend. Call (231)526-2531 or visit www.harborspringslibrary. org with questions.
Used books, in good condition are now being accepted in the boxes near the door of the Harbor Springs IGA. The Friends of the Harbor Springs Area District Library and Community Center will hold a used book sale on June 23, with a preview party of rare and unusual books on June 22. To be notified of book sale updates, including sale times and locations, please visit www.harbordistrictlibrary.org and enter your name and email address.
Chess Club, The “Chess Gang” will meet from 3-5 p.m. in the Children’s Program Room at the Petoskey District Library on Mondays, through May 21. Adults interested in assisting should call Ron Fowler at the library, (231)758-3123.
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dog and a veteran listener. Roo is the friend of Kim Brown of Cinderbay Labradors in Harbor Springs. Depending upon the need, other dogs may be added to help Roo out. Readers must schedule a 15 minute appointment at the Youth Services Desk or by calling (231)758-3112.
Reader’s Theatre, programs for elementary-aged kids and teens will be hosted at Petoskey District Library. The elementary group will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Mondays and the teen group will meet at the same time on Tuesdays. Both programs will take place in the Children’s program room at the library. Reader’s Theatre is a legitimate form of drama with actors using their voices and upper bodies to convey various roles in a script through reading to an audience. Call (231)7583112 for more information.
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Evening performances start at 7:30 p.m. and matinee’s are at 2 p.m. Call for tickets at Little Traverse Civic Theatre box office, (231)348-1850 or visit www.LTCT.ORG.
begins at Crooked Tree Arts Center. Crooked Tree Arts Center will showcase the art of area students in the CharlevoixPetoskey Film Theater, will Emmet County School District show the film “Adam” on both through the annual Youth Arts Wednesday, April 25 and 27 at Festival. Youth Arts Show is 7:30 p.m.. Films are shown at open to the public in the galthe Carnegie Bldg. (old library, leries at CTAC from 2 - 4 p.m.. 451 E. Mitchell). Donations are All events are free and open to appreciated. Call the PFT Movie the public. More festival inforHotline at (231)758-3108 for by Elinor Lipman mation can be found at www. more information. crookedtree.org.
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A Little Night Music, a musical collaboration of the Northern Michigan Chorale and the Little Traverse Civic Theatre will perform at the Ross Stoakes Theatre, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey. Dates for the performances are April 26-29 and May 3-5. Tickets for Adults are, $15, matinee are $12 and children 12 and under are $12. All seats are reserved.
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With your own personalized message and/or photo salute in this year’s Th Harbor Light Newspaper plans again to offer family, friends, businesses and community members the opportunity to celebrate graduates of the Harbor Springs High School Class of 2012. To help support this effort, we invite your individual messages and photo salutes. Stop by the Harbor Light Newspaper office at 211 E. Third St. to place your message of salute; or email it to news@ncpublish. com (attach photos as jpegs or tifs). Call us for more information at 231-526-2191. This special salute will be published Wednesday, May 30. DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 25.
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Articipate, artist deadline has been extended to April 30. The competition is open to all high school age residents of Emmet and Charlevoix counties. Art will be displayed May 18-June 1. Art theme is 2D and 3D. Cash prizes awarded to top finishers. For more information visit articipateupnorth.org..
Call for artists, for Indian River Summer Festival Design Competition. The Indian River Chamber of Commerce is seeking submissions of original works. The winning entry will be featured on all festival advertising. Deadline is May 7. For more information call Dawn Bodnar at (231)238-9325 or visit www.irchamber.com.
Swing Dance, with the Up North Big Band on April 27. The dance has been moved to the Eagles hall in Boyne City. The Up North Big Band will be joined by the Boyne City High School Jazz Band. For more information call (231)675-8311.
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Those of you who read and are about my age are familiar with the name and the works of Anne Tyler. You may remember Ladder of Years, Saint Maybe, and Breathing Lessons which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. While this story is not a waste of time, it doesn’t have the impact of her earlier works. I finished the story without a struggle but didn’t feel as satisfied as I had with some of her other novels. The premise of the story is straightforward - the main character, Aaron Woolcott, works in the family business, a vanity publishing firm. Because of an illness in early childhood, Aaron is left with an impediment - diminished use of his right foot, leg, and right arm. His mother and his sister have fawned over him always and he has come to hate it. He meets Dorothy who cares nothing at all for his “handicap” and he feels free from the boundaries his difference has made. He has found someone who doesn’t need to take care of him. In fact it is he who cares for Dorothy, who is no domestic goddess - she is in fact a radiologist, dedicated to her work. Enter the fates: Aaron and Dorothy have a minor spat over Triscuits, yes, the crackers. Aaron stomps off to the bedroom, Dorothy retreats to the sunporch, and the oak tree in their yard falls on the house crushing Dorothy. She lives for a short time and then Aaron is left to figure out his life, past and present. In his grief or in reality, Dorothy appears to him. These appearances are a comfort to him and he takes great care not to frighten Dorothy away. Tyler touches on all of the trappings of grief: the casseroles that are never eaten, the well-meaning friends, and the concerned looks of family and co-workers. Aaron says “That was one of the worst things about losing your wife I found: your wife is the very person you want to discuss it all with”. Aaron is unable to return to the home he and Dorothy shared and he moves in with his sister. In the course of his grief he learns much about his marriage and he learns about himself and how others see him.
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Petoskey based artists and pottery demonstrations from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. each Saturday until May 26. The demos are free and open to the public, and reservations are not needed. Call (231)347-0590 for more information.
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Sunday of Easter, April 29, at 11 a.m.. Pastor Mary Sweet’s message will be based on scripture from Acts 4 and 1 John, Chapter 3. Children will be dismissed for Sunday school following the children’s message. Myriam Goodwin will be the guest pianist and provide special music. The Youth are hosting a soup, salad and dessert luncheon beginning at noon as a fundraiser for their activities. Donations are appreciated. Please call 526-2414 for more information.
First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, worships Sunday. On the fourth Sunday of Easter, April 29, the Reverend Jim Pollard will preach at the 10 a.m. service on the topic “A Shepherd’s Amazing Love,” taking his scripture from John 10:1-21. The Chancel Choir will sing John Rutter’s “I am with you always” and organist Peter D. Sims will play Mat Limbaugh’s setting of “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” for the offertory. After Mike Ossewaarde’s children’s message, all elementary-age children are invited to attend Sunday school in the lower level of the church. An adult education class is offered every Sunday beginning at 8:50. Following the worship service, a potluck will be held to celebrate the recent interim leadership of the Reverend David Van Dam. For more information visit www. fpchs.org or call 526-7332. First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs is located at the corner of W. Lake and Cemetery Roads.
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HARBOR SPRINGS $149,900 Beautifully re-done 2 bedrooms, 2 bath unit, in the new building of Windward. Many upgrades the rebuild. granted a license to fordone theduring carriage rides will be Great views of Lake Michigan. (428433) operator Scott Ward noted by a sign posted at the RICH ROCHETTE (231) 838-2911
Horse and carriage rides to continue on seasonal basis The horse and carriage rides that were offered during the winter ski season months in Harbor Springs will be back. The Harbor Springs City
Council carriage to resume the service for a fee waiting area allowing guests on a seasonal basis. to know that the carriage will “We are offering our spring, return to that spot on time. summer and fall and winter There will be no need to reguests a carriage ride, a tour of serve your rides, just walk up our neighborhoods, a chance to the carriage and the driver to slow down and enjoy the will be happy to help you. horses, each other, and a Gift certificates will also be view into our small town,” available. said Karin Reid Offield, local “The routes covered by the stable owner Brek-n-Ridge horses and carriage are in Farm and the originator of accordance with the police the Horse and Carriage rides. department, and are depen“This was a simple idea that dent on the time of day, traffic has many benefits.” and sometimes the requests During July and early Au- of the guests,” said Offield. gust, free carriage rides may “The carriage routes include be offered along the bluff in the entire city core from Third Harbor Springs with views Street to Bay Street, from the of the harbor and downtown Little Harbor Club along the Harbor Springs. waterfront past our city parks, During May-June and mid marinas, toward WequetonsAugust-mid October, the car- ing and back to town.” riage will provide downtown For more information or rides for a fee. The rides will advance reservations, please be approximately 20-minutes call Scott Ward at 231-838long and there will beFAIRBAIRN no need 6124 or 231-526-8606. REALTY to make reservations. The -Submitted to Harbor Light Newspaper designated meeting place
Prosecuting Attorney Seeks Reelection James Linderman has announced that he is seeking reelection to a third term as Prosecuting Attorney for Emmet County. Linderman has been the elected prosecuting attorney since taking office in January 2005. Prior to his election as Prosecutor, Linderman served as Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. “I have been honored to serve the citizens of Emmet County as their prosecuting Motivated Seller attorney for the last eight years. I look forward to continuing my work with law PRICE CHANGE enforcement and the criminal justice system to ensure the safety of our community.”
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5518 Lower Shore Drive: Charming two bedroom, two bath waterfront cottage on 100’ of Lake Michigan, 6 miles from Harbor Springs on a beautiful wooded lot with excellent lake and beach exposure. Open living/dining area, built-in cabinets, stone fireplace, and offered comfortably furnished. (MLS# 424289) $525,000
7784 Crump Road: Spectacular hilltop setting with views of Crooked Lake, Round Lake, Pickerel Lake, and Lake Michigan. This beautiful home features: main floor master suite, spacious family room, wood floors, fireplace, AND a two bedroom, 1 bath apartment above the garage (MLS# 433296) $429,000
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3561 White Goose Lane: Burt Lake’s White Goose Bay is the setting for this year-around cottage. Steeped in history, this four bedroom, two bath home with guest quarters is situated on 168 feet of Burt Lake frontage and features original woodwork, stone fireplace, enclosed porch overlooking the Lake, two car garage and most furnishings included. Beautiful Lake and sunset views. (MLS# 433358) $975,000
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