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Rebecca Jedrzejas of Fenton and U.S. Army SPC Adam Foley, formerly of Goodrich, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Margie Jedrzejas of Dearborn Heights and the late Jim Jedrzejas and the niece of Connie and the late Ron Jedrzejas....more >>

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Latchkey The Brandon latchkey program is now enrolling for the 2010-2011 school year. The program offers care between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Daily activities and crafts are offered, as well as family discounts....more >>
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Born September 16th
1891: Karl Doenitz, German Admiral who succeeded Hitler in governing Germany.
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
September 16th
in history
1934: Anti-Nazi Lutherans stage protest in Munich.Unprecedented in history, the Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice 12 years later.
1940: Congress passes the Selective Service Act, which calls for the first peacetime draft in U.S. history.
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.