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News Spotlight - Ingham County Health Department pauses use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

LANSING, MI – In accordance with recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control  and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Ingham County Health  Department (ICHD) has paused all use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

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Flashback: 2014 Excuse me, are you listening?

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Pandemic photo 2020)

Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
Mikey 23 Foundation Gets a New Building

Michael “Mikey” McKissic II’s family stands outside of the newly painted building on Kalamazoo Avenue in Lansing, MI.

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Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
Lighting Up Lansing - One Smile at a Time 20-6

Gizelle Marcella Jones is in the 3rd grade.  She enjoys singing and creating artistic projects through video and drawing.

She reads to her mother, Alita Jones, every night and loves her older brother, Savon.  She has two dogs she dotes on.

She is reading “I Believe I Can” by Grace Byers. 

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Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
We Remember: Alvin (Al) Dwayne Crudup

Regina Crudup was married to Alvin (Al) Dwayne Crudup for 40 years.

She says she has good days and bad days since he passed away.



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Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
Interpersonal Edge: A Spring of hope!

By Dr. Daneen Skube
Tribune Content Agency

Q: People seem to be in two camps right now; vaccinated and hopeful, and unable to find vaccines and despairing. How do you think the vaccine process is going to impact our workplaces? Do you think we have a reason to be hopeful or is this virus just going to throw us another rotten curveball?
 

Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
General Rules for Happily Ever After

By Landis Lain

Cinderella’s stepmother was not wicked. She had no skills, no job, no prospects, and two daughters to support.  She married a man who died and left her with an extra child who learned all the stuff stepmother did not.  Girlfriend was disappointed.

Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
Jill On Money: Women working 5 to 9

By Jill Schlesinger

A year of COVID-19 has devastated the US labor market. Despite recouping more than half of the 22 million jobs that vanished during the past twelve months--and a better-than-expected February report, the country still has 9.5 million fewer jobs (6.2%) than the pre-pandemic level a year ago.
 

Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
A new spin on a weeknight favorite - Salmon for tonight’s dinner

By America's Test Kitchen

Piccata sauce is a simple but powerful mix of lemon, capers, white wine and butter. This tangy, bold sauce is a great match (and foil) for salmon's rich, full flavor.


 

Read More Sunday, April 4, 2021
Flashback: 2011 Excuse me, are you listening?

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press (Pandemic photo 2020)

Dear Readers,

It is interesting reading articles from ten years ago.  I feel like they are still very relevant today. Here is another flashback from 2011.

It is printed in its entirety:

Read More Saturday, April 3, 2021
MULTIRACIAL IN AMERICA Race and Social Connections - —Friends, Family and Neighborhoods

Kevaleigh Parker is a 20 year old student at Western Michigan University from Lansing, MI.  Her mother is white and her father is Black.

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Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Woman Retires After 35 Years at the Post Office

Sabrina Jackson Todd has had a career that most would envy.

However, that does not mean it was not challenging.

Todd is shown here unveiling the 2018 stamp at Sleeping Bear Dunes in Michigan. The stamp is a Priority Mail Express stamp and cost $24.70.

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Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Mayo Clinic - Mask recommendations continue, even with vaccines becoming available

By Mayo Clinic Staff, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: With the news of the COVID-19 vaccine being available, I know there are also recommendations to still wear masks and continue with safety measures. But, honestly, I'm confused by what mask to wear and when. Can you share some more information on masks, how they work and what is appropriate?
 

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Innocent Man Who Spent 37 Years in Prison Now Free After Witness Admits to Lying

DETROIT, MI —  Walter Forbes, an African American man who was wrongfully convicted and had served 37 years of his life sentence, is now finally free following the confession of the star witness, Annice Kennebrew. She has admitted to lying in her previous testimony.

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Lighting Up Lansing - One Smile at a Time 20-5

Chandler McClure took the book “She Persisted’’ by Chelsea Clinton to school to share with her classmates. Read more...

 

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Unconditional love does not mean unconditional tolerance for nonsense

By Landis Lain

It is the most powerful word we abhor. The word hurts people’s feelings and kills friendships; makes us feel like children. We hate it. Two letters.

N-O.

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Interpersonal Edge: How to look for effective help during social isolation

By Dr. Daneen Skube
Tribune Content Agency

Q: I was reading that depression and anxiety have gone through the roof and I can relate. I'm not just socially isolated but feel my mental health and functioning deteriorating. At least I have a remote job but I feel my problem solving at work is poor and my irritability is constant. How can I get practical help and still be safe from the virus?

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Fast, easy and incredibly flavorful? This recipe has it covered

By America's Test Kitchen

There are several steps you can take to elevate lean chicken breasts for a weeknight meal. We started with a bold citrus vinaigrette. For an intense hit of citrus flavor, we used lemon juice enhanced with both lemon and orange zest. Then, pounding the chicken breasts to an even thickness ensured that they cooked at the same rate and stayed juicy.

Read More Sunday, March 21, 2021
Lighting Up Lansing - One Smile at a Time

Siblings Isaac Hodge (11 years old) and Charlotte Gailliard (3 years old) are making the most of spending time together during the pandemic. 

Read More Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Exploring Burchfield Park's Winter Activities

Donald and Hope Lovell enjoy cross country skiing, tubing and sledding at Burchfield Park in Holt, MI with their four children.

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Read More Sunday, March 7, 2021

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