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Blood Drive Calendar: 09/24/2017

Michigan Blood Mancelona, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 25, high school- Blood Bus, 9300 W. Limits Rd. Kingsley, 2-7 p.m., Sept. 25, St. Mary's of Hannah Church, 2962 W. M-113 Elk Rapids, 1-6 p.m., Sept. 26, Amvets Post 114- meeting room, 410 Bridge St. Manistee, 2-6 p.m., Sept. 26, Kennedy Elementary

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

Kidder named 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

OTSEGO COUNTY - Nadia Kidder, a retired but-not-really-retired county transit driver is the 2017 Sportswoman of the Year sponsored by the Northland Sportsmen's Club. And to celebrate, there will be a special presentation at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Northland Sportsmen's Club, 1592 Old Alb

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 14:48:04

OPINION: Why did Main Street Bistro close?

About a week before Main Street Bistro closed, the business shared via Facebook a piece I had written on places to hang out around Gaylord. On Sept. 16, visitors to the same Facebook page saw a much different message: "Main Street Bistro is permanently closed effective immediately. We thank you for

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 14:06:17

Scarecrows, art, local brews, tunes heat up Bellaire annual Harvest Festival

BELLAIRE - Celebrate everything Antrim County with the Bellaire Chamber of Commerce's 19th Annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sept. 30, sponsored in part by Short's Brewing Company and New Hope Community Church. Bellaire will celebrate the end of summer and the bounty of the creative har

PETOSKEY NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

Woman struck, killed outside church near Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police say an elderly woman was struck and killed outside her church near Pittsburgh. Ross Township police said the accident happened at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday outside Faith Lutheran Church in the Laurel Gardens neighborhood. The woman, who wasn't identified, was taken to Allegheny

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2017-09-24 21:26:44

Though Heart-less, Nancy Wilson still will rock Pittsburgh

Bob Seger looks ready to turn the page on his career as an arena rocker. The "Ramblin' Gamblin Man" on Thursday will play PPG Paints Arena for the last time, or at least that's what his publicity team teased on Twitter when the concert was first announced months ago. Seger hasn't confirmed any retir

BEAVER COUNTY TIMES - 2017-09-24 08:00:00

Pittsburgh Steelers To Skip National Anthem, Remain In Locker Room

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Many NFL teams have been issuing statements voicing their displeasure after President Trump called for NFL owners to suspend or fire players who protested the national anthem. But according to Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin the Steelers will just skip the national an

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 18:25:00

Pittsburgh Wow House: A South Side Stunner

PITTSBURGH, PA - This spectacular new South Side home is green construction-energy star certified with sustainable materials and finishes, so you'll be environmentally friendly while enjoying the sky room with a wet bar. Among this home's many highlights: a huge master bathroom with a walk-in closet

PATCH - 2017-09-25 12:30:00

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in t

WPXI - 2017-09-24 17:48:40

Worlds of Islam, Michael Jackson collide in Egyptian film

CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian ultraconservative Muslim preacher hears on his car radio news of the death of Michael Jackson, the pop singer he idolized in his teens, and he becomes so distraught he crashes his car. The news of the passing of the King of Pop is the start of a crisis of conscience for Shei

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 22:31:19

Black lawmakers ponder Trump agenda at annual gathering

WASHINGTON (AP) - On the campaign trail last year, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought the support of Black voters by asking them, "What the hell do you have to lose?" An answer came during the Congressional Black Caucus' annual legislative conference this past week: Everything.

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 22:44:49

Biden hosts discussion on job opportunities, challenges

NEWARK, Del. (AP) _ Americans are capable of finding ways to harness automation and technological advances to spur job growth and creation, not just worrying about robots replacing humans, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday. During a discussion on job creation and the economy at the Univer

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 18:09:53

Danisha Carmala Scott: The life of a top model at New York fashion week

Jamaican stunner Danisha Carmala Scott is pursuing a high-end, modeling career in New York City during Fashion Week. (Danisha Carmala Scott)Jamaican model Danisha Carmala Scott, the 2009 Miss Jamaica World Model Fast Track Winner, traveled more than 1,500 miles, all the way to the Big Apple, for New

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 19:00:31

To Tell The Truth...Black mindset is the same, much is unchanged (Hop's Column Sept. 20)

Allow me to enlighten some of the readers about our lack of positive action over the decades and how it has translated into continued mistreatment of Black Americans, and highlight how much the need for moral and positive change remains. This column will focus on the city of Pittsburgh, which often

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 14:23:55

Kamala Harris Favored At CBC Forum For 2020 Presidential Run

California Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris, a rising star in the progressive constellation, is the favorite for the 2020 Democratic nomination among participants at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation policy forum, NBC News reports. After speaking with political insiders and CBC members, the news

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 16:50:02

Baby bin Laden, born into this (J. Pharoah Doss' Column Sept. 20)

A few lines from a Bukowski poem goes: "As the sun is masked, we are born like this, into this, into these carefully mad wars..." Last month I wrote a piece called "Prepare for the paralyzed Presidency." The premise was if the Republicans lose control of Congress after the 2018 midterm elections the

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 16:28:37

Courier Q and A: Edwidge Danticat, Celebrated best-selling Haitian-American author and social activist

To read the first part of the Courier's special series on Erv Dyer's upcoming trip to Haiti, click the link below... https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2017/08/18/why-go-to-haiti/ In 1981, Edwidge Danticat came to Brooklyn, N.Y., from her native Haiti. She was 12 and adjusting to the American sp

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 16:04:24

Higher wages more important than health benefits, employees say

Sixty-three percent of working Americans say that earning a higher wage is more important to them than having better health benefits. The annual American Payroll Association survey asked, "What's more important to you, better health benefits or higher wages?" Sixty-three percent of respondents indic

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-24 14:35:48

Katy Perry brings "Witness: The Tour" to Pittsburgh

Katy Perry, the singer-songwriter known for such hits as "I Kissed a Girl" and "California Gurls," brought her "Witness: The Tour" to Pittsburgh last night. Here are City Paper photo intern Jake Mysliwczyk's photo highlights from Perry's show at PPG Paints Arena.

PGHCITYPAPER.COM - 2017-09-23 21:01:56

Show us the best thing about Fall in Pittsburgh

Updated: 6:54 PM EDT Sep 22, 2017 What do you love about fall? Pumpkins? Foliage? Pumpkin Spice everything? September 22 marks the first day of fall and you'll begin to see all those things everywhere. Share photos and videos as you enjoy some of your favorite fall things on u local. Click here to

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-22 22:54:00