Dear Crabby, Are You Ready for Big Ten Football?

Dear Crabby, I can hardly contain my excitement that Big Ten football kicks off this weekend. Are you excited too? Which teams do you think will do well? Thanks! Tony Touchdown Dear Tony Touchdown, Yes. I am pretty happy that college football will now be added back to my weekend viewing. Not only does it get me out of raking the stupid leaves in my yard, but it finally feels like fall in Michigan. All that back-and-forth of ‘will they or won’t play’ was starting to give me a … [Read more...]

Friends of the Falcons Gala to honor top Rochester athletes

Rochester High School Celebrates Success At Rochester High School, the saying goes, “It’s always a great day to be a Falcon.” This year, the Falcons are celebrating those great days with a festive event to support future successes on the Falcon fields. The accomplishments of the Falcons are many and include the Falcon Wrestlers who earned a District Championship aided in part by Shwan Shadaia, the two-time 189-pound state champion. His brother, Shane, also competed at the state level and … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Will my marriage last if we cheer for different teams?

Dear Crabby, My wife went to the University of Michigan and I went to Michigan State. Will our marriage suffer if we cheer against each other at sporting events? Sincerely, Sparty On Dear Sparty On, Well, I am guessing you are somewhat of a newlywed. Mostly because if you think you will always be on the same side on things, you have a lot to learn about marriage. It is not about what side you cheer for, it is about getting along in spite of who the other cheers for. However, I do … [Read more...]

Hall of Fame for Michigan Women Induct Retired Rochester Educator

Hall of Fame for Michigan Women Induct Retired Rochester Educator By Michael Dwyer Gladys Holdeman McKenney Gladys Holdeman McKenney is one of nine inductees this year into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame. Eight women and one group were selected to be the 2013 class. They will be honored at an awards dinner on Thursday, October 17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing. This will be the 30th annual event. Gladys says she is a bit embarrassed to receive the honor … [Read more...]