Michigan History Comes Alive at the Rochester Hills Public Library

On Tuesday, September 3 the Rochester Hills Public Library will host Mackinac Bridge expert Mike Fornes as he shares stories from the riveting, 60-year history of the beloved Michigan landmark, the Mackinac Bridge. The Mackinac Bridge originally opened in 1957 and has been one of the most iconic Michigan landmarks ever since. The bridge is the main connector between Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas, stretching nearly five miles over the Straits of Mackinac, and has been the backdrop … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Which Branch of the Military Should I Join?

Dear Crabby, I’m a senior in high school this year and after graduation I thought I’d enlist while I figure out what I want to do with my life. Someone suggested I check out the U.S. Coast Guard, but that’s not a real branch of the military, right? Thanks, Wayne Wanderer Dear Mr. Wanderer, Not a real branch… what? Are you kidding me! What are they teaching you in that so-called high school you’re attending? The Coast Guard is absolutely part of the military and a very vital part at … [Read more...]