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Library board elects Faher as president

Library board elects Faher as president

MANISTEE — Still one member short, the Manistee County Library Board met for the its first 2015 meeting on Tuesday. The board unanimously elected John Faher as its president, Kathy Scarlata as its vice president and Wayne Bernier as its treasurer. The secretary position was left vacant. Board member Elbert Purdom said he doesn’t feel […]

Books and more

Books and more

Story time features fun, educational activities MANISTEE — The group at story time on Tuesday was small but enthusiastic. Three children participated in the Manistee Library’s weekly story time this week, which featured a cake theme. Andrea Cosier, Manistee County Library’s head of Youth Services, read to the group and engaged them in activities. The […]

Homeless count set for Wednesday

Homeless count set for Wednesday

MANISTEE — The Manistee/Benzie Continuum of Care Workgroup will be working on Wednesday to count as many homeless and at-risk residents as possible. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requests that Continuums of Care (COC) throughout the nation count those who are homeless each year during the last 10 days of January. “While […]

Village boards appoint trustees, treasurer

MANISTEE — Three village board seats in Manistee County were left unfilled after the November General Election when there were no candidates running for the positions. The Village of Eastlake was left without a treasurer, and the Village of Onekama was short by two trustees. New village boards took power in November, and among their […]