Bird watching in the summer requires a keen eye. Birds aren’t out with their flashy colors and songs as they are in the spring, working to attract mates. They’re staying at their nests, protecting their nests.
Michigan-grown sweet corn is practically legendary, known for its sweet, tender kernels that are plucked off the cob with each succulent bite.
Adulthood comes with a lot of responsibility, and often, people grow up without acquiring basic life skills.
The Fenton Titanium Tigers robotics team is in its fourth year at Fenton High School and have made many accomplishments for such a young team. Each year the FIRST robotics competition changes and this year the game was called SteamWorks.
By Sally Rummel
By Hannah Ball
Nobody loves going to the dentist, but it is something that must be done. If you want that healthy white smile, then you need to keep up on your dental checkups.
All students who play organized sports must be cleared to play by passing a physical.
Good vision is one of the most important aspects of your child’s success in school and on the sports field. That’s why children need vision screenings and eye exams before starting school.
Many things can make you perspire.
It’s 2 a.m. on a Thursday and you’re still up watching TV. While insomnia is hitting hard, so are the infomercials, the only thing on at the time.
Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime.
If your family includes a fourth-grade student, you might want to pack a bag with them and enjoy their free visit to any national park in the U.S. this year, thanks to the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration in 2016.
Right-handed people usually have no idea, or give much thought to what the “lefties” (sometimes called ‘south paws’) in their circle of family and friends go through on a regular basis.
Fenton Twp. — On a Tuesday afternoon, eight women gather around a kitchen. A pot of milk heats up on the stove, and there are cookies and crackers on the table.
Visiting an island for a vacation is a dream for many, but living on an island is just a typical day for many fortunate tri-county area residents.
Physical activity and proper diet and nutrition can help people age 50 and older maintain their physical health. But there are also ways aging men and women can preserve brain health in an effort to prevent or delay the cognitive decline that affects millions of seniors across the globe.
Attitude goes a long way in regard to self-esteem. With a positive spin, it's possible to get through difficult situations and even have a favorable outlook on getting older. But even the most optimistic among us may at times worry about the physical signs of aging and wonder what can be do…
Every decade of age brings with it the signs that your skin has changed over the years. In your 50s, you may notice more fine lines and wrinkles; in your 60s, you’ll experience sagging skin and more rough patches. After age 70, watch out for more age spots.
Do you call your mom every day or does your mom call you? Or do you go days or weeks without any meaningful communication between the generations?
Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Fenton will host its 12th annual Cookie Sale/Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This festive event features a selection of more than 50 different kinds of Christmas cookies with visitors able to select their own varieties for $6 per dozen. A …
Fenton-based charity, Delivering Hope is hosting its “Strikes for Tykes” bowling fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Holly Lanes. The cost for two hours of bowling is $20 per bowler or $90 for a team of five, which includes shoes, pizza, and pop. The event will also feature a …
The community is invited to attend a fundraiser for David Turkowski of Fenton at Leo’s Coney Island, 15010 Silver Pkwy., Fenton on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. Turkowski was unexpectedly diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. He will need to undergo aggressive chemotherapy and surgeries …
Edward Jones of Linden is asking all residents and business owners of the Linden area to donate school supplies. These donations can add value to Linden Community Schools as one more student will be provided with the appropriate tools to begin or continue his or her learning and development.…
Sgt. Patrick O’Rourke, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sept. 9, 2012, will be remembered with a special 5.5K event on Saturday, Aug. 5, beginning at 8:55 a.m. at the Hartland High School track. The 5.5K distance and 8:55 a.m. starting time are in remembrance of O’Rourke’s badg…
The Barn restaurant is hosting a non-profit volleyball/cornhole tournament called “Bags & Balls,” on Saturday, Aug. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. The restaurant is at 715 Torrey Rd., Fenton. All proceeds will go to Snuggle Sacks — survival kits for the homeless. Organizers will be accepting ad…
Organizers of the Thompson Road Regional Dog Park are raising funds for Phase 1. They are seeking “101 Donors” to make a contribution of at least $100. Go to www.TRRDogPark.com for a form. Donors committing at least $100 will be recognized on a memorial plaque at the dog park once fundraisin…
The Knights of Columbus is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. The fundraiser takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 the St. John the Evangelist Activity Center, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton In addition to the spaghetti dinner, there will be a 50/50 d…
Fenton’s Curtis-Wolverton VFW Auxiliary received a handmade, red, white and blue quilt, which is being raffled as a fundraiser. The money raised will be used for its Hospital Program, which includes bingo parties and horse races at the Ann Arbor VA, plus Christmas, and regular visits to Fent…
Adopt-A-Pet of Fenton is hosting its 12th annual Golf Scramble at the Fenton Farms Golf Club, 12312 Torrey Rd. in Fenton on May 20. Registration is open through May 7 for teams or individual participants. The $90 registration fee includes greens fees, lunch and dinner. This event will raise …
So, you got the itch, bought a fully decked out boat with all the bells and whistles and now look forward to hanging out on the water this summer.
Some people can remember every day of their lives, and some people can’t even remember what they had for breakfast this morning.
American healthcare is reactive, not proactive, meaning our system places more importance on treating lung cancer than it does on encouraging people not to smoke.
Ladies Night Out in Holly brought more than a thousand women downtown Friday evening, to enjoy shopping and dining in one of Oakland County’s most successful “Main Street” downtowns.
If your idea of camping is spending the night at the nearest Holiday Inn, then this newest trend in outdoor living might be just for you.
If you live in the tri-county area, there are only two seasons of the year: winter and boating.
Mother’s Day, this Sunday, May 8, is the official kick-off to the flower season in Michigan, with local greenhouses gearing up for this busy weekend.
The “most exciting two minutes in sports” is coming up this Saturday, May, with the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, at Churchill downs, Kentucky.
Any mother who has had one or more 15 year olds move through the family ranks has heard these words — “I hate chu Mom!”
Did you wait until the last minute to buy your mom something for Mother’s Day?
Hemlines and hairstyles may go up and down, but one thing about proms hasn’t changed over the decades — it’s still a defining moment for many people as they look back at their high school years.
Your mother gave you life. The least you can do is give her what she might actually want on Mother’s Day on May 8.
With more and more people choosing cremation over burial for their own or loved ones’ remains, some are finding creative ways to preserve the ashes.
This time of year, flowers take center stage at our homes as we celebrate the coming of spring, plus many special occasions from prom to Mother’s Day, and the planting of our own gardens. Flowers have always been infused with symbolism and meaning, bringing a beautiful yet subtle way to comm…
TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” has brought dancing out of the ballroom and into the mainstream of everyday American life.
Everyone who has dogs for pets has a story to tell about their best friends — even if it’s strange or not so nice.
The summer movie season will begin this month, and production companies have set dates for this summer’s must-see movies. From comedies, to action movies, to reboots, there are movies for all interests.
Moviegoers might not have to pay more than $10 for one ticket to watch a movie at the theater. Instead, they could watch that same movie in the comfort of your own home on the same day it is released.
The ideas of conflict and rivalry have never been more present in pop culture. With huge blockbusters like “Captain America: Civil War,” coming to theaters May 6, and the recently released “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the two movies ultimately are pitting the two biggest comic comp…
Don’t be surprised if the person who helps you out to your car with your groceries is older than you are.
If you never take another family vacation in your lifetime, you should pack your bags this summer to explore the riches of the American West.
Some do it without meaning to. Some do it quietly. Some do it online.
Who hasn’t dreamed about experiencing the lush fairways, sparkling white sand bunkers and blooming azaleas, not to mention world-class golf, at the annual tradition of the Masters golf tournament.
While working at a golf course in college, Rick Slaght, 36, a Linden native, fell in love with the game and pursued it as a career. He’s in the process of moving back to Linden with his wife, Meghan, and their 2-year-old son, Jack. After being an assistant golf professional at Warwick Hills …
The start of the golf season and competitions, like the Masters golf tournament, which starts with round one on April 7, always brings back memories of an old friend I knew during my early adult years, living in the suburbs of Chicago.
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Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Rail Road
DTE Energy Music Theatre
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For-Mar Nature Preserve
Robert T. Longway Planetarium
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