submitted by John Korican Manchester High School senior, Samantha “Sam” Kominars was named Student of the Month by the Manchester Civic Club. Samantha is active in Student Council, National Honor Society, Key Club, FFA, track and field, and St. Mary’s youth group. Sam plans on attending Michigan State University.
By Jeremy C. Nagel Previously published in Michigan Farm Bureau News Michigan Farm Bureau’s (MFB) 2017 Volunteer of the Year is Washtenaw County dairy farmer Katelyn Packard. Growing up in a family already deeply involved in Farm Bureau, Packard started volunteering at a young age, helping her mother at Washtenaw County’s popular Project RED (Rural […]
Charles William “Chuck” Cornell, of Manchester, Michigan, age 74, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born on August 25, 1943, in Ann Arbor, MI, the son of Erwin and Josephine (Hayden) Cornell. He attended St. Mary Catholic Church in Chelsea and retired from the […]
Martha Mary Meadows, 72, of Wildwood, FL passed away Monday, October 2, 2017. Mrs. Meadows was born June 18, 1945 in Gregory, MI to Robert R and Isabell J. (McNicol) Johnson. She was a retired nurse and moved to Wildwood in 2008 from Manchester. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church […]
submitted by Jill Noble Manchester High School is again pleased to host high school students from Varel, Germany for 3 weeks this Fall. The students are from Lothar Meyer Gymnasium and will be in Manchester from September 21 through October 11. While here, they are staying with local families, learning the similarities and differences from their lives […]
Joanne Marie Waller passed away in her home surrounded by family on October 6, 2017. She was born to Frank and Dorothy Chudinski (Amend) in Port Huron, Michigan on March 14, 1940. She married her teenage sweetheart, Charles Henry Waller Jr. on June 21, 1958 at Mt. Olivet Church in Dearborn, MI. She is survived […]
Ashlee Jo Rothfuss, a 2012 graduate of Manchester High School, recently completed her Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from Herzing University Online, as part of the August 2017 graduating class. Ashlee was nominated as Student of the Year by her Department chair, Alan Rossi, who said, “Ashlee reflects all the components of the P.R.I.C.E. […]
Wave & wish your local 4 corner crossing guard a Happy 75th Birthday, September 28.
His Legacy… Frank Andrew Tomko, age 93, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017. He was born on July 6, 1924 in West Liesenring, Pennsylvania to John and Anna (Solop) Tomko, Jr. Frank was married for 66 years to the love of his life, Florence Vacek, whom he married on September 7, 1946 at St. Mary […]
Gavin Myers is in many ways just like his kindergarten classmates at Klager Elementary School, but in addition to the regular challenges that come with starting school, four-year-old Gavin has type 1 diabetes. A year and a half ago, Gavin was very sick and had stopped eating; he was drinking a lot and he lost […]