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Jireh Carpio De Jose has been named to the dean's list at School of Fashion and the Arts in Manila, Philippines for the last semester of 2010. SOFA is the Philippines' first specialized fashion college and is affiliated with Project Runway Philippines and Istituto Marangoni Fashion and Design School in Milan, Italy, Paris and London....more >>
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Kerpan-Scully David and Sharon Van Dis of Ortonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina Genevieve Kerpan, to Michael Christopher Scully, son of Robert and Bonnie Scully of Grafton, Mass....more >>
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Tiffany Underwood of Brandon Township has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2010 semester at Oakland Community College, Highland Lakes campus. Tiffany is also a student at Oakland University, majoring in social work....more >>

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Charles Montgomery Morgan Jennifer and Montgomery Morgan of Fenton are proud to announce the birth of their son, Charles Montgomery Morgan. Charles was born at 8:36 a.m., Feb. 1, at St....more >>
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Harrison - De Jose Oseas and Bim De Jose of Ortonville are proud to announce the engagement of their son, Jeremiah Carpio De Jose, to Caroline Taylor Harrison, daughter of Tom and Rexanne Harrison of Plymouth, N....more >>

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Serena Claire Culliton Sean Culliton and Chelsea MacIntyre of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Serena Claire Culliton. Serena was born at 9:47 p.m., Feb....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
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.