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Jennifer Eisinger of Goodrich and Mayian Chace, Hanna Hubbard, and Matthew Thomas, all of Ortonville, have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Adrian College....more >>
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Ying-Saindon Paul Saindon and Jennifer Ying were married Oct. 10, 2010 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md. Attendants were Bill Saindon, Jensen Ying, Dan Schreiber, Christina Saindon, Adrian Ahumada and Caryn Bullard....more >>

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Emily Katherine Armstrong has been named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall 2010 semester at Michigan State University-Honors College. Emily is enrolled in the College of Natural Science, majoring in human biology....more >>
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Nedry-Wilson Thomas and Carin Nedry of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christa Ann, to Michael Ryan Wilson, son of Robert and Brenda Wilson of Burton....more >>
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Natalia Gia Mastrianni

Terrie Mastrianni and Dave Ward of Brandon Township are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Natalia Gia Mastrianni. Natalia was born at 11:29 a.m., Jan. 14, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
1642: Civil war in England begins as Charles I declares war on Parliament at Nottingham.
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.