Author: Sarah Himes

Popular Virtual Platform to Offer Unlimited Service During Thanksgiving

The very popular virtual platform, Zoom is giving “thanks” to all of their customers by removing their 40-minute time limit for Thanksgiving. This means that the friends and family outside of your “bubble” will be able to join you all day starting at 6 AM, November 26. Many, this year, are anticipated to have smaller gatherings, therefore platforms like Zoom…

Wellness for the Family: Sugar is Sugar

Whether you choose to consume a glass of orange juice or opt for an orange slice, you’re still consuming sugar. And, if too much is consumed, it can lead to bigger health issues like diabetes. Blue Cross Blue Shield registered dietitian, Shanthi Appelo explains how our bodies process sugar, and how we can make better choices when it comes to…

Artist Profile: Kristin Hussey

In this week’s Artist Profile, we examine and experience the works of a talented Northern Michigan artist who combines her love for graphic design and architecture in her pieces. Who are you? I’m Kristin Hussey, and I was born in Chicago but raised here on the Old Mission Peninsula. And, so I grew up in the area and then moved…

Taste the Local Difference: Harwood Gold Store & Cafe

Sweet and savory are the wonderful flavors you can experience while at the Harwood Gold Store & Cafe in Charlevoix. From their perfectly prepared pastries and hearty pies to their preserve products, here’s how you can take home some of these goodies for the holidays. “Right now, our biggest seller is our classic maple syrup,” said Amber Parsons, who is…

Help Mrs. Hertha Cosgrove from Petoskey Celebrate her 100th Birthday

Mrs. Hertha Cosgrove from Petoskey is celebrating her 100th birthday on Friday, November 27. Those closest to her wanted to have a celebration for this fantastic milestone, but due to COVID-19, they are unable to do so. In the meantime, they are asking all of Northern Michigan to send birthday greetings to help bring joy on Hertha’s special day.  …

Grant Me Hope: Mandi

Caring, curious, social, and active, are the four words often used to describe this spunky teen. We learned more about Mandi in this edition of ‘Grant Me Hope’. Some of Mandi’s favorite things to do include spending time with friends and playing cards. She also enjoys talking on the phone. Mandi hopes she can join a cheerleading team one day….