Past Event – Niles YMCA Ribbon-Cutting

Niles-Buchanan YMCA Expansion Ribbon-Cutting by Jen Garry, Publisher, with photos by Miranda Barger In case you missed it, Niles-Buchanan YMCA has expanded! June 2020 they broke ground, and after 5 years of planning and $2.6 million, this exciting 14,000 square-foot addition was unveiled to the public last Tuesday, October 12, 2021, and by 5:15pm theContinue reading “Past Event – Niles YMCA Ribbon-Cutting”

Local Recognition – 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Moody on the Market’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2021! by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Congratulations are in order for a few members of the Buchanan and Niles, MI communities. Elaine and Michael Rowland of Buchanan, and Sarah Brittin of Niles (Buchanan alumni). These three individuals are on the 40 under 40Continue reading “Local Recognition – 40 Under 40”

Past Event – Faith and Blue 2021

Faith & Blue Weekend 2021 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Last weekend was Faith and Blue Day 2021. This has been happening around our nation for the last couple of years and this year, the police department reached out to Buchanan’s area churches to participate with them. On Saturday, 10/9/21, there were “Pastries andContinue reading “Past Event – Faith and Blue 2021”

Buchanan Sports – Homecoming with Olympian Hannah Roberts

Hannah Roberts Brings Home Silver Medal by Garrick Stubblefield On October 8th, 2021 I had the pleasure to interview Hannah Roberts, our hometown hero Olympian. Wow! Did I just say our hometown Olympian? Well, yes, I did. So first off it was so thrilling to interview Hannah because it was my first official interview withContinue reading “Buchanan Sports – Homecoming with Olympian Hannah Roberts”

Upcoming Event – 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 “Upcoming Event – Trek-or-Treat 2021”

The Clark Barker

Some Halloween Trick-or-Treating Tips Since Halloween is before our next issue in November, I thought I would do another short one on Halloween Trick-or-Treating tips for you humans. Trick-or-Treating is from 6:00 – 7:30pm Sunday, October 31. Use glow sticks, clothing reflectors and flashlights while walking on sidewalks/crossing streets/and going into driveways/yards.  Only cross atContinue reading “The Clark Barker”

Community Events – Small Town Big Christmas 2021

Small Town Big Christmas Returns for 2021 The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce and The City of Buchanan are excited to bring our small town, Buchanan, this event. For more details on where each event is held, click on this link: Small Town Big Christmas information. Who: Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce and The CityContinue reading “Community Events – Small Town Big Christmas 2021”

Community Events – Faith and Blue 2021

BAMA and BCC to Host Faith & Blue Weekend 2021 Write-Up by Pastor Nate Babcock, Buchanan Christian Church Pastor The churches of the Buchanan Area Ministerial Association (BAMA) are excited to partner with the Buchanan Police Department for Faith & Blue 2021.  According to faithandblue.org: “Faith & Blue was launched to facilitate safer, stronger, moreContinue reading “Community Events – Faith and Blue 2021”

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”

Community Announcement – Special Thanks

THANK YOU from Hannah Roberts & Family A Thank You Message from Hannah & the Roberts Family The Roberts family would like to thank all our family, our neighbors, & our new and old friends, for coming out to the watch party to support and cheer on Hannah at the Olympics. It was a magicalContinue reading “Community Announcement – Special Thanks”