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News Spotlight: The Power of Consistency

 By Sherman Joseph

 

We have a tendency to respond and act to situations and our circumstance in regards to the convictions and thoughts that we harbor consistently, and the formed after effects of those actions in the long run bring about the quality and conditions of our lives. We have objectives we need to accomplish; still we just work towards them when it’s favorable or advantageous.
Read More Monday, March 02, 2015
TAX SOLUTIONS:  New Healthcare Tax Forms

 

By  A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.
 
Obamacare has added a new wrinkle this  According to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, the 2015 tax filing season “will be one of the most complicated filing seasons we’ve ever had.”  One of those complications is the reporting required for Obamacare.
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
Black History Month: Robert Robinson Taylor becomes 38th Honoree into Black Heritage Stamp Series

 

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Robert Robinson Taylor, believed to have been both the first African-American graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the nation's first academically trained black architect was inducted into the Postal Service's Black Heritage Stamp series today as the 38th honoree. His great granddaughter, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett joined Postmaster General Megan Brennan in dedicating the stamp. 
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
The Kid's Doctor: Disney measles outbreak could have been prevented

 By Sue Hubbard, M.D.

 
 At the entrance to Disneyland, a sign reads, "The Happiest Place on Earth." It does not also say, "Beware of Infectious Diseases." But, if you think about it, what better place to contract any infectious disease than a theme park, where many visitors are under the age of 12?
 
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
Interpersonal Edge: Learn to discern whom to mentor

 

By Dr. Daneen Skube

Tribune Content Agency

Q. I've managed employees at organization for 20 years and consider myself an exceptional mentor. What I find frustrating is how often my employees both don't appreciate my help and don't use what I have to offer. Can you explain why people are often so stubbornly self-destructive at work and resent genuinely good advice?

 
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
6 great gaming headphones

 

Left: Turtle Beach Elite 800 Wireless DTS 7.1-Channel Surround Sound Gaming Headset
 
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
Movie: Black or White

 Studio:     Relativity Media (2 hr. 1 min.)

Plot:      A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
Jill on Money: What's your retirement IQ?

 

By Jill Schlesinger
Tribune Content Agency
 
 Are Americans in good shape or bad shape when it comes to retirement? It depends on which research report you read.
 
Read More Sunday, February 22, 2015
News Spotlight: State Police to Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

LANSING, MI --  On Tuesday, February  17, 2015, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Eaton County deputies responded to a call involving a vehicle in the ditch on Canfield Road in Eaton Rapids Township, Eaton County.
Read More Tuesday, February 17, 2015
News Spotlight: The Links Celebrate Women's History Month With a Gala

 

LANSING, MI  – The Lansing/East Lansing Chapter of Links will celebrate Women’s History Month by hosting its 5th annual White Rose Gala on Thursday, March 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Huntington Club (Overlooking Spartan Stadium), on the campus of Michigan State University.

  

 

Read More Monday, February 16, 2015
News Spotlight: ESSENTIAL GUIDELINES ON HOW TO DEAL WITH STRESS

 

By Sherman Joseph
 
Prolonged stress can lead to long term health and mental problems that can be difficult to manage. This is the reason why it is very important to learn how to manage your stress.
 
Read More Monday, February 16, 2015
Curtis Hertel Jr. Takes Office as Michigan’s State Senator of District 23

 Michigan State Senator Curtis Hertel, Jr. is looking forward to serving his constituents and said his door is always open for those who are in need of assistance.  Courtesy photo

Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
TAX SOLUTIONS:  3 Bookkeeping Tips

  By  A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.

 
Owning a small business is tough.  You are juggling many roles: salesperson, marketer, manager, technician, visionary, and many more.  One of the vital roles in your business is keeping track of your books and records. 
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Movie: Selma

  Studio:     Paramount (2 hr. 7 min.)

Plot:     A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. in 1965.
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Excuse me, are you listening? 14-2

 

Dear Readers,
 
A lot of celebrations and acknowledgements going on during the short month of February.  It is Black History Month. It is TNCP’s anniversary month. It is also a month of heart wellness and love.
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Dr. Manish Madan Receives New Scholar Award Recognition

 

 
Left:  Dr. Manish Madan
 
Dr. Manish Madan, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, was selected to receive the Western Social Science Association’s New Scholar Award.
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Robert C. Koehler: War in two directions

 

 
By Robert C. Koehler
Tribune Content Agency
 
"Sometimes they have drug and alcohol problems and when they feel that the VA is ignoring them, not answering the phone, failing to return calls for assistance or there are long wait times, they get more and more disgruntled. The VA is ripe for a mass killing but no one is listening to us."
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Virtual Tourist: 10 things to try in 2015

 

Eating from street vendors can be quite an experience in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by fotolia.com

Tribune Media Services 

VirtualTourist.com

Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Opinion: Pastor and RNC African American Council Member Calls For Resignation of  MIGOP’s Agema

 

Left:  Bishop  Ira C. Combs, Greater Bible Way Temple and RNC African American Council

An open letter to Dave Agema, MIGOP National Committeeman

 
To:   Dave Agema, MIGOP National Committeeman
From:  Bishop Ira C. Combs, Greater Bible Way Temple, RNC African American Council Date: January 20, 2015
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015
Pet World:Pet World: Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

 

By Steve Dale
Tribune Content Agency
 
   Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? - C.J., San Diego, CA
MorgueFile photo
Read More Sunday, February 08, 2015

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