August 30, 2016

08-25-16 Schools ready for Sept. 6 opener

Hartford Public Schools plans Back to School Bash to start off 2016 – 2017 school year By Nancy Albright Another school year is upon us and Hartford Public Schools welcomes students back to school for the 2016-2017 school year on Tuesday, September 6.  On Wednesday, August…

Tri-City Record 08-25-2016

08-25-2016 Police and Fire Reports

Fire and Police Reports By Annette Christie Stolen Property recovered in Watervliet Township    The Covert Township Police Department with assistance from the Michigan State Police SWAT and the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant for stolen property at a residence on N. Watervliet…

08-25-2016 Watervliet City Manager in full gear; BCYF Ribbons and trophies

KYRA KRIEGER… 9, of Co-loma won 3rd place for her show rabbit and 5th place in the rabbit costume contest. Kyra attends Lake Michigan Catholic Schools. She is the daughter of Valerie and Christian Krieger. (TCR photo by Annette Chris-tie)

Watervliet City Manager in full gear; Mayor voting privileges re-instated By: Annette Christie With two weeks under his belt as Watervliet City Manager, Bill Hodge presented his work to the City Commission at their Tuesday, August 23 meeting.  Up first was the resolution passed by the…

08-25-2016 Tri-City Area Sports

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Pride of Panthers ready for Football season  You might think that after graduating 16 seniors from last year’s 9-2 team Watervliet varsity head football coach Jeremy Andrews might be concerned. Put that thought aside. Andrews is confident and extremely excited about his team this year.  Although…

08-25-2016 Hunting & Fishing Reports

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FISHING   The recent hot weather eased fishing pressure throughout much of the state, but anglers who have headed out have seen some success, particularly for Chinook, Yellow Perch, Walleye, Bass and Lake Trout, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported.  The DNR also gave…

08-25-2016 Tri-City Area Obituaries

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  Mildred Kuzma  Mildred Kuzma of Coloma died Tuesday, August 16, at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph.  Mildred’s life began September 28, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois.  She spent most of her life in Southwest Michigan where she and her husband Joseph raised their loving family.  Mildred…

08-25-2016 Public Notices and Want Ads

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08-25-2016 Flooding and safety issues voiced to Coloma Commission over Family Dollar Store construction project

JIM WELSH… graced the Paw Paw Lake Rotary Club with his banjo playing talents and shared interesting stories at a recent meeting.  Pictured are David Moss, Rotary President and Jim Welsh with his banjo. Jim Welsh is from Watervliet and was a charter member of the Paw Paw Lake Rotary Club in 1983.  He and his wife Peggy were the owners and operators of the Dairy Snack and the Fire Place Shoppe in Watervliet for many years. These days they are snowbirds and spend their win-ters in Fort Myers, Florida where he plays his banjo with a band.  He says the band keeps him busy as they perform 3 to 4 times a week at local venues.

  Coloma City Commission hears concerns; water  and road issues  discussed By Christina Gelder Bob Howell attended the Monday, August 22 meeting of the Coloma City Commission to bring some concerns to their attention. He said that he has been working at the new Family Dollar…

08-25-2016 School News & Calendar

It was a labor of love as these kids of Rita and Phil Lynch of Watervliet gathered for a fun play date to work on this paint-ing project at their family home. This gathering included Anne Pudell, Darryl Lynch, Jeff Al-len, Beth Beam, Janet Lynch, Rick Beam, Pat Lynch, Duane Lynch, Katherine Rodri-guez, Terry Lynch and Greg Lynch.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, August 25 JV Football Season Opener at Hartford, 6:00 p.m. Friday, August 26 Varsity Football Season Opener, Home vs. Hartford, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 31 Back to School Night at North and South Schools, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. JV…

08-25-2016 Letters and Commentary

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Watervliet City Planning Commissioners needed Dear Editor, For those who wish a hand in volunteerism and may also have some passion in your heart, there is currently an opportunity to serve your community. The Watervliet City Planning Commission is preparing to fill two vacated seats…

08-25-2016 Tri-City Area History Page

Paw Paw River Journal

DO YOU REMEMBER Ellinee Beach postcard titled “after the swim”.  To share information, please call NBHS at 468-3330 or e-mail us at info@northberrienhistory.org.     Willis Dunbar’s Hartford  Green summer wind sighed through the big old trees of Maple Hill Cemetery just south of Hartford. …