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Acclaimed author to visit April 4

The One Book, One Community program kicked off earlier this month with a concert at Café Classics by Jesse Coleman and the Jamm. More than 20 events for the community program are scheduled to occur through April 15, including an appearance by critically acclaimedauthor James McBride. McBride’s memoir, “The Color […]


MCCC to host 10th Antiques in April

Antiques in April will return to MCCC for the tenth time on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3. The antique show and sale features collectibles from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Roughly 60 vendors from across the U.S. exhibit at the show, according to Tom Ryder, campus and […]


MCCC plans Career Expo

A Career and Opportunity Expo will be held April 15 at MCCC. It is free and open to the community. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Health Education building. Professional dress will be required of attendees. The Career and Opportunity Expo is a job […]


V-ball club members bond through sport

The connection between best friends Amelia Contreras and Rachel Cousino was created before their birth. Their mothers developed a friendship a little after they became pregnant. “It was easy for them to become friends because we were,” Amelia’s mother, Chris Contreras said. “They’ve always been a part of each other’s […]


Tammy Foster wins Jan/Feb performance award

Tammy Foster, MCCC Payroll clerk, won the Enriching Lives Performance Award for January/February. Foster has worked in payroll at MCCC for 22 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Sienna Heights University and an associate’s degree from MCCC. Denise Lindemann, who works in the same office as bookkeeper, said she […]


Comedian holds farewell show at Meyer Theater

Comedian Kevin McPeek will never say farewell to comedy, but he is bidding farewell to performing. The Night of Comedy held in the La-Z-Boy Center on March 4 served as McPeek’s farewell performance. The event was filmed by Comedy Central. McPeek invited magician Ken Dumm and ukulele-player Jen Shenberger to […]


Lives of four women celebrated at Whitman Center

The lives of four women who made an impact on the history of our region were discussed Tuesday in a program at the Whitman Center. The program celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Women Alive! Coalition.  Biographies from the 11th edition of “In Search of Our Past: Women of Northwest […]


Matt’s Music Blog

You can’t count the amount of chart-topping, 90’s one-hit-wonders on two hands. It almost seems like the mainstream music from the 90’s flew in and flew right out. Bands like The Verve Pipe, Wallflowers, Blind Melon and Semisonic all came and went, abruptly leaving one popular song and disappearing. With […]


Crystal Bowersox to play second show at the La-Z-Boy Center

Due to popular demand, Monroe County Community College has added a second show by “American Idol” runner-up and Toledo-area native Crystal Bowersox. The added show will take place at the college’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater on Friday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. The original show, slated for Saturday, April […]


Where’s the dislike button?

Though fun at first, social networking sites have long since become a breeding ground for narcissism, drama, and the popular trend of the digital anti-resume. For months I cruised through Facebook’s attractive honeymoon phase, chatting with friends and dabbling on Farmville. Now every time I read through the news feed […]