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5 Years Ago (November 2016) Thomas N. “Tom” Johnson, who served for the past 39 1/2 years as owner, editor and publisher of The Pinconning Journal, passed away November 13, 2016, at St. Mary’s of Michigan Hospital in Saginaw. Johnson and his wife of 58 years, Marcia, who survives him, purchased the...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, I’m excited about the holidays this year and need some yummy recipes for cookies. Marjorie...
Lynn Eckerle is the author of the weekly food column The Recipe Exchange along with a blog, Lynn’s Musings From a Deep Well. She loves country cooking, small town living and taking the back roads. Dear Lynn, Help, my husband is heading into the woods again this month and I’m in desperate need of...
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...
It seems like many people are really struggling right now, some with sickness, some with loss and some with over whelming frustration. If you are a Christian hopefully you have learned to lean on God and let him help you with your burdens. If you are not there yet, then find a good church and start...
This scene showing White and Blue Herons on the Saginaw River just screams tranquility.           					              --Courtesy Photo
On a recent morning on the Saginaw River south of the city of Saginaw, with fog rising over the placid water just after sunrise, two herons—a Great Blue Heron on the right and a white Great Egret on the left—were taking advantage of the calm water to search for prey. So intent were they on their...
Mike Duranczyk speaks to Rotary club on bee keeping.                                                   --Courtesy Photo
On October 28, 2021, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish heard a presentation by Rotarian Mike Duranczyk on the amazing honeybee, a species brought to this country from “across the pond” centuries ago. Mike stated that there are many types of native bees, including beneficial...
Backyarding, the trend to move many indoor activities outdoors, is now a permanent way of life. During the pandemic, learning to work, entertain, vacation, work out and more right in one’s own backyard, became a necessity—and people are learning it’s often a better way to live. According to the...
Americans are navigating a rapidly evolving pandemic environment—and that extends to how they’re feeling about their finances, according to the latest Wealth Watch survey. “As people across the country begin to emerge from the pandemic, they are reporting a combination of emotions —from happy (48...
Dr. Paul Dake is semi-retired; moved to the Pinconning area to be near family and is submitting articles for the Journal. Dr. Dake has an Undergraduate degree in Physiology and M.D. degree, both from Michigan State University, the latter awarded in 1978; immediately thereafter, Family Medicine...

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