Thursday, November 17, 2005

Heavy Snow Storm - photo

Snow covers a hammock on Bowers Harbor along Neah-ta-Wanta Road after the first heavy snow fall of the season.

Snow covers the orchards on Old Mission Peninsula after the first heavy snow fall of the season.
Traverse City, Mich. - 11/17/2005 - Laura Otwell, Julie Jenkins, Pat Bearup, and Maureen Perkins jog down North Oak Street after first heavy snow fall of the season. Foursome was jogging 5 or 6 miles. Andy Sullivan of the National Weather Service said the Traverse City area received about 10 to 12 inches of snow.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Christmas Preparations - Photo

Patrick DeGue, owner of The Blackbird in downtown Suttons Bay, fine tunes his Christmas display.
Suttons Bay, Mich. - 11/16/2005 - Christine Finn, left, and Sharon McGarry both employees of Plant Masters of Suttons Bay check more than 2000 Poinsettias the green house has ready for shipment and sale on Wednesday afternoon. The company sells the plants retail and also supplies local area fund raisers and churches with the plants. The retail plants range in cost from $13 to $28.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Cigar Lovers - Photo

A customer at Nolan's Tobacconist in downtown Traverse City holds a light cigar in his hand.

A wooden Indian makers the doorway of Nolan's Tobacconist in downtown Traverse City on East Front Street.
Traverse City, Mich. - 11/15/2005 -Cigar loving customers gather at Nolan's Tobacconist in downtown Traverse City for some friendly conversation, and hearty laughter as they smoke their cigars. Customers are from left, Jack Nagel, Rick (only goes by Rick), Chris Cuffaro, Ron Cassle', and Jerry Cramer.

Monday, November 14, 2005

High Winds - Photo

A pine tree leans against a home owned Garry Gilbert in the 1100 block of Jefferson. Gilbert said the tree came down around noon Sunday leaving a hole in the attic.
Traverse City, Mich. - 11/14/2005 - Traverse City Parks and Recreation Department employees remove and chip-up broken limbs after high winds buffeted the area all day Sunday bring down trees and limbs.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

North Stars Win - Photo

Traverse City's North Star Jarrett Rush (8) and Alpena's Chris Hendrickson fight for control of the puck.
Traverse City, Mich. - 11/11/2005 - Traverse City's North Star Jake Erway (19) is tripped up by an Alpena defender as he goes for the puck during the North Star -Alpena match up in Traverse City. The Stars knocked off their in-state rivals 4-2.

Friday, November 11, 2005

Dinner For Veterans - Photo

Traverse City, Mich - 11/11.2005 - Charles Edwards a World War II Veteran checks in with Lori Wells for the Traverse City Senior Center "Everything Under the Sun" dinner for veterans. Veteran's who attended were greeted at the door by Wells dressed in 1040's attire. Edwards served in the Army from 1943 to 1946 and wore his uniform to the dinner.

Thursday, November 10, 2005

World War II Veteran - Photo

Leland, Mich. -11/10/2005 - Fred Atkinson, from Leland, looks over some of his memorable he has saved from WWII including letters he sent home from a POW camp in Germany. Atkinson was a POW for over 28 months after his aircraft was shot down over the Mediterranean.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Shop Your Community Day - Photo

Traverse City, Mich. - 11-09-2005 - Marcia Bellinger, is an instrumental force in organizing "Shop Your Community Day" which will be held on Nov. 12 in downtown Traverse City. Business participating in the event will give 12 precent of their revenues that day to local non-profit organizations.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Quite Moments - Photo

Traverse City, Mich. - 11/08/2005 - Deni Scrudato spend a few moments on the telephone with her family after she found out she had one a seat on the city commission Tuesday.

Saturday, November 05, 2005

Thank You - Photo

Traverse City, Mich. - 11/05/2005 - Staff Sgt. William Kool, left, and Sgt. 1st Class D. James Dawes sort though tags that will be placed on flag boxes that will be given out to Army Reserve members that served in Iraq and Afghanistan.