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”

Upcoming Event – The Nicest Place in America Concert

Van Dyke Entertainment Presents – The Nicest Place in America Concert at The Tin Shop Theatre by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Dave Van Dyke, a songwriter from Southwest Michigan, announces the live premiere of his album “Small Town Come On Home To Me and Other Seasonal Songs.” In the summer of 2020, Van DykeContinue reading “Upcoming Event – The Nicest Place in America Concert”

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”

Community Press Release – BASC

Veteran Support Services Presentation & Ceremony Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 10am Submitted by Diana Smuda, BASC Program Coordinator If you have a military service, please call 695-7119 to let us know what branch of service and era you served in. Veteran Support Services is a program at Spectrum Health Lakeland that focuses on assistingContinue reading “Community Press Release – BASC”

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”

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 – IMRVT Interurban Bridge Project

Indiana-Michigan River Valley Trail – Interurban Bridge Project Submitted by Deb Conley Deb Conley here, former Berrien Township Trustee and current representative for the Township on the Indiana Michigan River Valley Trail (IMRVT) Committee and the Interurban Bridge Committee. I know many of you have seen recent press and social media posts on the effortsContinue reading “Community Press Release – IMRVT Interurban Bridge Project”

Community Events – BCYF

Berrien County Youth Fair 2021 by The Buchanan Chronicle Team The 75th anniversary of The Berrien County Youth Fair was here! Some of our team attended at various times throughout the week, and enjoyed the fair food. We also took a poll of attendees and asked them what is their favorite fair food. We didContinue reading “Community Events – BCYF”