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“Comfort Food for the Mind, Body and Soul”: CAPRESE FLATBREAD PIZZAS


From the oven to your table, this is sure to please!
By Sharon Fox
Read More Sunday, May 17, 2015
The Kid’s Doctor: Updated sleep recommendations may be eye-opening

  New guidelines say kids 6-13 should get 9-11 hours of sleep per night.

Photo by fotolia 
Read More Sunday, May 17, 2015
Homicide Victim’s Families Recognized During TNCPCAN’s National Crime Victim’s Rights Week Ceremony

 James McCurtis, Manager of the Crime Victim Services Commission for the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) was one of several guest speakers at the event hosted and organized by The New Citizens Press Community Action Network (TNCPCAN) for families impacted by murder.  Below:  Student volunteers from Everett High School, Norina Yoder and Sydney Cowles.

Photos by Toy Branklin
Read More Tuesday, May 12, 2015
LOOK TWICE AND SAVE A LIFE: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

 UAW Local 652 will be hosting 2015 Pride Ride on Friday, May 15, 2015. All riders must be there no later than 9:00 am. This motorcycle ride is to observe May as National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.  It is also  to remind everyone to LOOK TWICE AND SAVE A LIFE. Everyone is invited to participate in this ride. Just show up at UAW Local 652 Union Hall at  426 Clare Street in Lansing, MI.    A waiver must be signed.  All motorcycles are welcome.  The event is free. Linda “Turtle” Mogyoros is pictured above.

Read More Monday, May 11, 2015
The Kid’s Doctor: Meningitis outbreak hits another college campus


Meningococcal disease seems to cluster in young people who come into close contact, such as college students living in dorms. 

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Read More Sunday, May 10, 2015
Opinions & Letters 14-8


Read More Saturday, May 09, 2015
We Remember: Frances Jeanette Bracy November 26, 1928 - April 2, 2015

 Frances Jeanette Brown Bracy was born  on November 26, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois.  Her parents were Earl and Frances Davenport Brown who migrated to Chicago .

Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
“Comfort Food for the Mind, Body and Soul”: AVOCADO LIME CHICKEN

 Try something new!



Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
Jill on Money: How much do you need to retire?


By Jill Schlesinger
Tribune Content Agency
   The answer depends on a variety of personal factors, starting with how much you need to float your lifestyle today. 
Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
Excuse me, are you listening? 14-8

Rina Risper, President & Publisher of The New Citizens Press

Dear Readers,

Our nation is going through an interesting time.  Rioting has been occurring all over the world for some time. Each group has specific grievances. Please educate yourself regarding the history before making comments that are ignorant or less than helpful.
Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
Movie: Home

Studio:   20th Century Fox (1 hr. 34 min.)

Plot:     Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own.
Cast:   Voices of Jim Parsons, Rhianna, Jennifer Lopez, and Steve Martin
Rating:     PG
Bottom Line:     ***
Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
TAX SOLUTIONS: Vacation Home Rentals



A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.
Summer time is just around the corner!  Are you thinking about renting out your summer cottage?  It may be a good idea.  
Read More Sunday, May 03, 2015
Movie: Furious 7

  Studio:     Universal Pictures (2 hr. 20 min.)

Plot:     Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother.
Cast:     Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Tony Jaa, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Kurt Russell
Rating:     PG-13
Bottom Line:     ***
Read More Monday, April 20, 2015
10 places to see before they disappear

  Borneo pigmy elephants. 

Photo by grumpydiver

Read More Monday, April 20, 2015
“Comfort Food for the Mind, Body and Soul”: STEAK- N - SNOW PEAS

 Easy dish for dinner!

Read More Monday, April 20, 2015
The Kid’s Doctor: Remember that fever is your child’s friend

 Children typically have more fever at night, and those hours of fitful sleep and hot little bodies can seem very long. 

Photo by fotolia 
Read More Sunday, April 19, 2015
NEWS SPOTLIGHT - Lansing's First Homicide of 2015

 Shooting kills one man and puts another man behind bars

Read More Sunday, April 19, 2015
Interpersonal Edge:Make office adversary your new best friend


By Dr. Daneen Skube

Tribune Content Agency

  Q: There’s one guy in my office who drives me up a wall. He’s self-centered, arrogant and always putting others down. I’ve tried rising above it, but that doesn’t work. I try feeling sorry for him and that doesn’t work. The truth is, I’d like to tar and feather him and ride him out of town. How do you work with someone you truly detest?

Read More Saturday, April 18, 2015
Jill on Money: Investors rage as interest rates rise


By Jill Schlesinger

Tribune Content Agency
   As we close out the first quarter of the year, it appears that some have entered the third stage of the psychological condition known as “investor angst” (IA). This malady’s primary symptom causes overarching worry about how every holding in an investment account might react to changes in Federal Reserve policies.
Read More Saturday, April 18, 2015
TAX SOLUTIONS: Paying Enough Taxes in 2015

 The hardest part of my job is explaining to a client why they have a large tax bill.  This is a difficult discussion because nobody wants to pay more taxes to the IRS.  Here are some tips on paying sufficient taxes throughout the year so you don’t get a surprising tax bill at the end of the year.

Read More Saturday, April 18, 2015

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