Community Events – 20th Anniversary of 9/11

20th Anniversary of 9/11 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer 7:00pm Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Common in downtown Buchanan was the 20th anniversary of 9/11 for the Patriot Day service. This was put on by BAMA (Buchanan Area Ministerial Association), American Legion Post 51 and the Buchanan CIty Police and Fire Chaplains. SpeakersContinue reading “Community Events – 20th Anniversary of 9/11”

Guest Writer – Poem

by Van Young Sonny Riley (1944) With my two bits allowance in hand, I hurried into Rileys And invested in a Donald Duck comic book and Batman. Laying two dimes on the glass checkout counter, I turned To walk over and climb up on the stool to order a cone. * My skin was almostContinue reading “Guest Writer – Poem”

Nature Notes

Autumn Is Upon Us by Jill K. McDonald As September rolls along, so too shall autumn soon arrive. On Wednesday, September 22 at 3:20pm EDT (7:20 UTC) the season of autumn 2021 will officially begin in the northern hemisphere. It is on the equinoxes, both that of spring and fall, when the sun crosses the equatorContinue reading “Nature Notes”

Health Huddle – Spotlight

CMT Awareness Month Kicked Off September 1 – Devastating Disease Affects 1 in 2,500 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer One in 2,500 people—3 million people worldwide—have the degenerative neuromuscular disease Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and many of them don’t even know it. That means that in our town alone, 1.68 people have the disease. And that’sContinue reading “Health Huddle – Spotlight”

Community Events – Trek-or-Treat 2021

Trek-or-Treat at McCoy’s Creek Trail (2021 Welcome to Candyland) Submitted by Jerry Flenar In Buchanan, ghosts, witches and assorted characters are making preparations for the 16th Annual Trek-or-Treat event. Kids and parents should mark their calendars for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30 FROM 12:30-2:00 PM for great family fun. Once again, 25 to 30 Halloween characters willContinue reading “Community Events – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

Buchanan Community Schools – Band Spotlight

Marching Band Spotlight – Daniel Furst by Thomas & Julie Hoyt In this and coming issues of The Buchanan Chronicle, there will be articles spotlighting some of the Buchanan High School Band students. As my daughter Julie states, this article is about Daniel Furst who plays the baritone/euphonium with the Buchanan High School Band. Not onlyContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – Band Spotlight”

Buchanan History

A Vacation to Remember by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer How would you feel if someone told you that where you would be spending your vacation was in a home that you used to live in many, many years ago? Well, for an 80-year-old Florida resident, Larry Rosenquist, this happened to him! His daughter, JanetContinue reading “Buchanan History”

Mayor’s Memo

Remembering September 11th by Mayor Sean Denison There are times when I struggle to remember what I had for dinner the night before.  So, if you were to tell me that I would remember what the weather was like on a particular day 20 years ago I would say that you were crazy. But IContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo”

Local Business – Bucktown Nutrition

Same Great Taste, New Location by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer You can still get all your regular orders of smoothies, tea bombs, and aloe shots at Bucktown Nutrition; it’s just relocated to 105 Days Ave in downtown Buchanan MI, next door to Milano’s Pizza. When I asked Leland Payne, owner of Bucktown Nutrition, whyContinue reading “Local Business – Bucktown Nutrition”

Community Press Release – Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Annual Steak Fry

Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Held Annual Member Guest Steak Fry at Lion Tom Gordon’s Thursday Sept. 9 Press Release & Photos Submitted by Mark Tumbleson and Alice Kring Good fellowship, steak, sweet corn, and the fixings were enjoyed by all at the beautiful St. Joe River front setting.   Lion President Lewis Lambert welcomed the Lions, guestsContinue reading “Community Press Release – Buchanan-Galien Lions Club Annual Steak Fry”