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Adalyn Marie Vollmer David and Lindsey Vollmer are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Adalyn Marie Vollmer. Adalyn was born at 8:44 p.m., Oct. 24, at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital in Ft....more >>

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Jacob Robert Jones Katie and Brad Jones of Clarkston are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jacob Robert Jones. Jacob was born at 11:43 p.m., Oct. 23, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>

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Hays-Romano Michael and Carolyn Hays of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Anne Hays, to Daniel John Romano, son of John and Debbie Romano of Saint Clair Shores....more >>

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Teare-Mauro Steve and Wendy Teare of Georgia, formerly of Ortonville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Marie Teare, to Joseph Mauro of Falls Church, Va....more >>

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Folk Ensemble From 1-2 p.m., Dec. 4, the Brandon Township Public Libary, 304 South St.,will host the band Folk Ensemble during the library's 10-year anniversary celebration. Holiday favorites as well as traditional folk music will be performed, and is suitable for all ages....more >>

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Hometown heroes: on duty during the holidays

Editor's note: The Citizen will recognize our local military men and women serving our country away from home during the holiday season by publishing their names, photos and some information on each of them....more >>

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Army Reserve Pvt. Leslie L. Coffer has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During nine weeks of training, Coffer studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics....more >>
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Eric DeShannon Hunt Kari and Eric Hunt of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eric DeShannon Hunt. Eric was born at on November 2 at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.
1945: Vietnam declares its independence and Nationalist leader Ho Chi Minh proclaims himself its first president.
1956: Tennessee National Guardsmen halt rioters protesting the admission of 12 African-Americans to schools in Clinton.
1963: Alabama Governor George Wallace calls state troopers to Tuskegee High School to prevent integration.
1975: Joseph W. Hatcher of Tallahassee, Florida, becomes the state's first African-American supreme court justice since Reconstruction.