AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisA 59–year–old Lewiston man was arrested after he crashed into a power pole while driving intoxicated Wednesday night.According to the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office, the Lewiston Fire Department, and EMS responded to the crash scene around 8:52 pm on county road 612 near cedar street in Albert Township.When the sheriff’s office, and first responders arrived to the crash, they discovered the 59–year–old man with a high blood alcohol level.There were no injuries during the crash. The Lewiston man is currently lodged at the Montmorency County Jail.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: arrest, Lewiston, Lewiston Fire Department, Montmorency County Jail, Montmorency County Sheriff’s OfficeContinue ReadingPrevious United Way of Northeast Michigan in Search for VolunteersNext Boat Show Brings Boat Lovers to Northern Lights Arena
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis If you’re looking for something fun for your kids to do this summer, tomorrow is your chance. They’ll be able to enjoy a day of fishing exclusively for kids!Alpena’s Optimist Club is hosting an event just for kids, and allowing them to reel in some big ones.“We put about 400 fish in there and there’s some browns and there’s some bruck trout,” said Jim Seguin, Optimist Club VP.For over twenty years the club has hosted the free event, giving kids the opportunity to enjoy a safe day of fishing.“We really felt that there was a need for activities for the children and that’s what our main goal is to do stuff for the children and we thought what a great way to do this than to introduce the kids to fishing,” said Seguin.Guests won’t have to worry about bringing any fishing poles or bait, just their children!“There’s nothing better than to see a big smile on children’s face you know what I mean and they’re just so happy to get that fish,” said Seguin.The event will take place tomorrow at Culligan Plaza from 10am until 2pm. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Trial Date Set for Ossineke Twp. Clerk Accused of Sexually Assaulting GrandchildNext Suspect Identified in String of Vehicle Thefts Around Rogers City
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich.— The Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District approved a pay raise for substitute teachers effective this coming school year. Certified substitutes will now receive a stipend of $65 for a half day of work.For a full day, substitutes will receive $130. Substitutes are responsible for maintaining the classroom, assisting students, lesson planning and transporting students who have mobility challenges.The pay increase will not only support substitutes working during the pandemic, but will recognize their passion to help vulnerable students.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Local shop’s RV sales skyrocketNext Local ophthalmologist reminds parents about eye health
Serbian giants Vojvodina Novi Sad have not given up hope of re-engaging former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah on permanent basis, Goal.com Ghana can reveal.“I know Appiah is still on our cards, it has been difficult getting him to play for us again because of his huge status,” the club’s manager Zlatomir Zargocic told the team’s website.“I hope a deal will be struck soon because he is an important player who can greatly help our quest for trophies.”Appiah aided the club to Europa League play-offs during his four-month subject to renewal contract which he was receiving $25,000 a week, but has not renewed the contract after it ended.The former Fenerbahce man is currently a transfer target of clubs in UAE, Qatar and China.
Burundian officials have been selected for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Lesotho and Ghana on Sunday, June 16.Thierry Nkurunziza has been named as the centre referee for the game at the Setsoto National Stadium.He will be assisted on the lines by fellow nationals, Ramadhan Nijimbere and Herve Kakunze.The fourth official is Eric Gasinzigwa, also from Burundi.The Black Stars will be away in Maseru in the penultimate Group D second round fixture.
Coach Sellas Tetteh has released his starting line-up ahead of Ghana’s crucial Group A opener against France in the U-20 tournament which begins today.Eric Ofori Antwi will be in post for the Satellites with Lawrence Lartey, Joseph Attamah, Eric Ofori, Richmond Nketiah playing in defence.The rest are Alfred Duncan, Moses Odjer, Frank Acheampong, Michael Anaba-Ebenezer Assifuah and Francis Narh.The match is set to begin at exactly 3:00 pm.Myjoyonline.com will bring you live updates on the match.
Bayern Munich have apologised to club sponsor Adidas after Mario Gotze turned up wearing a t-shirt with a big Nike logo at his official unveiling on Tuesday.The Germany international joined Bayern from Borussia Dortmund this summer for a transfer fee of €37 million, but Gotze did not make a good first impression on one of his new club’s main sponsors.“The images from the press conference with Mario Gotze were a negative surprise to us. This is obviously unacceptable contractually as this was an official event of Adidas partners Bayern,” a spokesperson for the company told Bild.Tuesday’s events quickly prompted Bayern to contact Adidas and offer their apologies for the incident.“We have apologised to Adidas on the phone. We have promised them that such a thing will never happen again,” Bayern press officer Markus Horwick said.Adidas is the long-standing kit supplier to Bayern and owns a stake of around nine per cent in the Champions League winners.
Galatasaray have decided to fire manager Fatih Terim. The former Turkey international team manager has been relieved of his duties after a 6-1 drubbing by Real Madrid in the Champions League and some less than impressive domestic performances.It is understood that ‘Cim Bom Bom’ had offered Terim a brand new two year deal, but he decided against signing the proposed contract.“After Fatih Terim’s rejection of our two-year contract offer, the Galatasaray board have been obligated to find new solutions”, Galatasaray said in a statement.“We thank Fatih Terim for his contributions and we would like everyone to know that we will be proud of his future achievements with Turkish national team.”
Felix Lartey of Ghana Immigrations Service emerged the overall winner in the 2013 edition of the National Table Tennis open championship held at the D.G Hathramani Sports Hall at the Accra stadium, Saturday.Lartey’s feat is the seventh in the series of the Ghana Table Tennis Association’s national open championships.In the Women’s division, Cynthia Kwadu also of the Ghana Immigrations Service, won her third consecutive trophy in the National Table Tennis Open championship.Cybnthia in an interview with Joy sports stated that, hard work over the years is paying off indicating the preparedness of she and her colleagues for international tournaments.“As a sports person consistent training always makes things easy for you so I wasn’t so surprised with winning this championship,” she said.“Expect more from me and I hope I can build on this performance to win more titles here and outside the country.”
The end of the domestic league season was marred by tragedy when a wall and a gate collapsed at the Tata Raphael Stadium in KinshasaThe head of African football has offered his condolences to the families of 15 fans killed on Sunday amid a stampede during AS Vita’s season-ending match against TP Mazembe in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou expressed the continental governing body’s “deep sadness” at the events at the Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa and has called upon the Congolese football federation to give a full report on the incident.”I would like to express my deepest sympathy on hearing of the untimely deaths of at least 15 people during the match of AS Vita and TP Mazembe,” Hayatou told CAFOnline. “Personally, and on behalf of the members of the African football community, I should be grateful if you could extend our deepest condolences to their families, friends and loved ones.”Further, we wish those that have been reported injured and receiving medical assistance a full recovery.” The stampede took place during injury-time with Mazembe leading 1-0, with a wall and gate collapsing under the weight of bodies. Fans of AS Vita had earlier launched objects onto the field of play, with police responding by releasing tear gas into the stands.The governor of Kinshasa has moved quickly to set up a commission looking into the tragedy, but Hayatou has taken the opportunity to speak of Caf’s resistance to violence in the game.”I wish to re-emphasise that any acts of violence have no place in football. They must be condemned in the strongest possible terms and I urge the Fecofa (Congolese FA) and authorities in the DRC to thoroughly investigate this matter.”