Sara Swanson

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY FOR: July 25th-July 31st, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: July 25th-July 31st, 2014 MANCHESTER VILLAGE There were 37 Calls for Service in Manchester Village A Deputy contacted a resident in the 500blk of E. Duncan St. on behalf of Saline Police Department.  The Deputy was there to advise the resident that personal property had been located in the […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester’s “Young Guns” Trap Team Medals at State and Travels to Nationals

Fourth of July weekend means travel to our favorite vacation spot for many of us, but this year, for twenty Manchester youths, it meant travel to Mason, Michigan. As members of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP), Manchester’s trap shooting team headed to Mason, home of “The Michigan State Trapshooters Association” for the 2014 SCTP […]

 Sara Swanson

CRC Introduces Yard Sign Fundraiser

Starting this Saturday, there will be a new way to support the Community Resource Center while showing Manchester spirit at the same time, by purchasing a new fundraiser yard sign. The signs, intended as a lawn decorations, will be 18” x 24”, full-color, 2-sided, Coroplast and come with wire stakes. They will have room in the […]

 Sara Swanson

We’re Now Publishing Letters to the Editor!

In an effort to forward our quest to reflect to community of Manchester, The Mirror has decided to start publishing letters to the editor. If you are interested in having your letter published, please submit it via email to themanchestermirror@gmail.com.  Please keep in mind these guidelines we’ve set: Letters to the editor should address a single idea and […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Update For July 18-24, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY for MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: July 18th-July 24th, 2014 There were 27 Calls for Service in Manchester Village Deputies responded to a Burglary Alarm in the 400blk of City Rd. The location was secure and no criminal activity had occurred. A crash was reported at Main St./Union St. A deputy responded and found […]

 Sara Swanson

Fire Chief Riesterer on the Necessity of ATV & Upcoming Fundraisers

Editors Note: We received a letter from Fire Chief Mike Riesterer, explaining the necessity of the ATV the department is currently fundraising to purchase: “Manchester Township Fire Department serves the beautiful, rural areas of Bridgewater, Sharon, Freedom and Manchester Townships as well as the Village of Manchester. On any given day there are many people […]

 Sara Swanson

Summer Reading Wraps Up – Hands-On Museum Comes to Library for Fun Messy Science

Excitement is buzzing at Manchester District Library as Fizz, Boom, Read!, the 2014 Summer Reading Program, draws to a close. Don’t worry if you have reading logs that need to be turned in. You still have time. And don’t worry if you still want to sign up…they will let you! Fizz, Boom, Read! will end […]

 Sara Swanson

Recipe: Chicken Broil Butterball Soup

My grandfather’s parents moved to Michigan from Russia when they were teenagers. They did not speak Russian, however, but German as they were part of a group of Germans who’d been living in Russia for many generations along the Volga river. Known as “Russian Germans” or “Volga Germans”, they brought their culinary culture with them […]

 Sara Swanson

Foraging Manchester: Gill-Over-The-Ground

Editor’s Note – If you are not familiar with a plant, consult an edible plant guide and/or an expert before you eat it. These articles are intended to introduce these edibles but not to be used as the sole source for identifying them. I’m sure you’ve seen it creeping over the ground through your garden […]

 Sara Swanson

Sheriff’s Office Update For July 11-17, 2014

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SUMMARY: LODI TOWNSHIP / MANCHESTER VILLAGE FOR: July 11th-July 17, 2014 LODI TOWNSHIP There were 50 Calls for Service in Lodi Township Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 1 report of a crash at Oak Valley/Scio Church Rd. There were no injuries. A Deputy responded to a complaint of a disorderly person in the 2800Blk […]