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The Pinconning City Council held two meetings in the past week. The first was a quick meeting last Tuesday afternoon, rescheduled from Monday due to a change to an in-person format due to changes in state requirements. Councilwomen Lorcie Ford and Valerie Morris were unable to attend due to...
volunteers from Hope Lutheran Church Food Pantry in Rhodes and the Northern Bay County Fund.                		                                                                                                                            --Courtesy Photo
To help the Hope Lutheran Church Food Pantry help those in need, the Northern Bay County Fund recently awarded a $1,500 grant. More people than ever are facing food insecurities during the pandemic and it is through the efforts of volunteers, donations, and grants that local food pantries can make...
The Pinconning Area Schools Board of Education held their first April Meeting on Monday evening. In Public Comment on Agenda Items, Parent Lana Bauer thanked the Board for their efforts to keep the schools open and their responses to her questions. She spoke of her concerns with the COVID testing...
In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly...
The next regular meetings of the Arenac VFW Post #3724 and its Auxiliary will be held on Tuesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Post Home on M-76 in Standish. Please try to attend these very important meetings. Election of officers for the 2021/2022 year will be held. Plans will also be discussed...
The Pinconning Area Emergency Food Pantry provided Easter Baskets to 65 children in the Pinconning School District, 35 Easter Baskets to seniors at the Senior Center, and 10 baskets to individuals at the AIS Home for People with Disabilities. This project was coordinated by Judy Fenwick and Cookie...
ALEXANDRA RODRIGUEZ at the Bund, Shanghai’s historic waterfront area.		          --Courtesy Photo
Pinconning High School Senior Alexandra Rodriguez, daughter of Jose Rodriguez and Danette (Sanak) and Kevin Burns of Kawkawlin, is a great example of how Virtual Learning can benefit some students. Although her Junior year began studying at the Shanghai American School, COVID-19 forced her to...
The Pinconning City Council Special Meeting scheduled for Monday evening was rescheduled until Tuesday. The meeting was planned last week to take place online on the Zoom platform, but the special exception to the Open Meetings Act (OMA) that allowed such online meetings in all cases expired on...
NEW MARCHING BAND UNIFORM DESIGN
The Pinconning Band Boosters are raising money to replace the uniforms for the Marching Band. Band Director Rachel Mills told the School Board at their last meeting that the exact age of the current uniforms could not be determined and the style, colors, and Spartan logo used are all out of date...
Community Center Prep work is underway for painting the gym/auditorium.                                                                                                             --Courtesy Photo
The Friends of the Pinconning Community Center have been tackling some details in the gym/auditorium as part of the renovation process. Old steam pipes have been removed and drainpipes have been trimmed out. Board members, Dennis Curtis and Bob Charlebois, removed old furnace radiators and they are...

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