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Max Michael Ryan Karen and Patrick Ryan of Davisburg are proud to announce the birth of their son, Max Michael Ryan. Max was born Nov. 4 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long....more >>

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Meredith Mayberry graduated cum laude Dec. 11 from Central Michigan University with a bachelor of science degree, majoring in English and journalism. The 2006 Goodrich High School graduate served as a summer intern for The Citizen the past four years....more >>

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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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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.