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And then there were none: Board moves toward November election

Jim Weidman surprised at least a few people at last week's board of education meeting when he took the proverbial bull by the horns and proposed a change many in the community have asked about....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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Born September 22nd
1885: Erich Von Stroheim, director, actor and screenwriter best known for Greed.
1902: John Houseman, director, producer and actor.
1909: David Reisman, sociologist, author of The Lonely Crowd.
1927: Tommy Lasorda, manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team from 1975 to 1996.
1933: Fay Weldon, author (The Life and Loves of a She-Devil).
September 22nd
in history
1789: Russian forces under Aleksandr Suvorov drive the Turkish army under Yusuf Pasha from the Rymnik River, upsetting the Turkish invasion of Russia.
1862: President Lincoln issues a proclamation calling for all slaves within the rebel states to be freed on January 1, a political move that helps keep the British from intervening on the side of the South.
1864: Union General Philip Sheridan defeats Confederate General Jubal Early's troops at the Battle of Fisher's Hill, in Virginia.Winchester, Virginia, saw more of the war than any other place North or South.
1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings, the first professional baseball team, arrive in San Francisco after a rollicking, barnstorming tour of the West.Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
1893: Bicycle makers Charles and Frank Duryea show off the first American automobile produced for sale to the public by taking it on a maiden run through the streets of Springfield, Massachusetts.