13 hrs ago
Top things 5 to do in Bay County: Wine Walk and Comedy for a Cause fundraisers are on tap
14, at The Grand Banquet and Conference Center, 660 W. Hampton Road, in Hampton Township. Organizers are hoping to sell at least 575 tickets to the event.
17 hrs ago
Bay Area Music Teachers Association hosts 50th anniversary gala recital Sept. 20
It was April 25, 1964, and 18 music teachers gathered at First Congregational Church in Bay City to discuss the idea of forming an association. Led by Sarah Gustin, Esther Rosecrans, Polly Lake, Mildred Halstead and Joan Koch, the group became the Bay County Music Teachers Association on Oct. 20, 1964.
20 hrs ago
Sculpture of Rotary founder Paul Harris, third in the world, to be unveiled Sept. 16 in downtown Bay City
Today, I'm happy to announce that on Tuesday, Sept. 16, a sculpture of Paul Harris - the man who founded Rotary in Chicago back in 1905 - is to be unveiled at Bay City's Rotary Park, located outside the historic Pere Marquette Depot at 1000 Adams St. The bronze sculpture is the work of Georgia artist Carl McCleskey, who also created the bronze sculpture of the boy and girl reading on a stack of books that sits outside the Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library in downtown Bay City.
21 hrs ago
Where's the muck? Cooler winter, summer leads to cleaner beach at Bay City state park
For the first time in several years, George Lauinger, manager at the Bay City State Recreation Area in Bay County's Bangor Township, can say the beach at the state park looks beautiful and the stench left by the muck is almost nonexistent. He's not exactly sure why it's gone as of today, but he's hoping people take advantage of the conditions while they last.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Cool weather doesn't dampen spirits at Great Lakes Bay Moms Kids' Block Party
"Mr. Golden Sunshine, please shine down on me," sang staff of the Bay City Academy as gray skies gave way to patches of blue and the sun indeed began shinning down on the third annual Great Lakes Bay Moms Kids' Block Party. Although volunteers and visitors are clad in winter coats, hats and gloves, they aren't letting a little cold weather dampen their spirits.
With Central American children set to arrive, local religious leaders plan interfaith unity service Sept. 14
On Sunday, Sept. 14, Jeffrey Weenink's church will play host to a statement - one he says aims to bring the community together as Central American children are set to arrive in Bay City.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Bay City man accused of molesting girl in exchange for soda pop accepts plea deal
A 36-year-old Bay City man police say molested a young girl in exchange for a bottle of soda pop has pleaded guilty to a 15-year felony. Kevin R. Preston on Thursday, Sept.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Plans for downtown Saginaw riverfront trail loop detailed for City Council
Saginaw's city leaders are taking a look at efforts to offer bicyclists and pedestrians a trail winding along both banks of the Saginaw River. Tom Miller Jr., a local business owner and Saginaw Future employee, provided an update on the progress of pathway plans during the Monday, Sept.
Top 9 things to do in Bay County: Taste & Theatrics, Figure 8 Championship and wrestling show on tap
11, at the State Theatre, 913 Washington St. in downtown Bay City. The theme of this year's fundraiser for the State Theatre is "Under the Big Tops."
Joel Wilson, accused Ponzi schemer, to face preliminary examination in Bay County District Court
Nearly five months after being arraigned on nine criminal counts, a Saginaw man investigators say bilked nearly $9 million from investors in a large-scale Ponzi scheme is due in court. The preliminary examination of Joel I. Wilson, 32, is to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.
Great Lakes Bay Moms hosts third annual Kids' Block Party Sept. 13 in downtown Bay City
Great Lakes Bay Moms is set to host its third annual Kids' Block Party from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 in downtown Bay City.
Resolution supporting unauthorized Central American children in Bay City up for vote Sept. 22
Bay City Commissioner Chad Sibley says he's waiting on additional feedback from his fellow commissioners on a resolution that would throw the city's support behind the arrival of 24 unauthorized Central American children and teens to Bay City, and expects to put it to vote in two weeks. Sibley, the city's 8th Ward commissioner, originally wanted to put the resolution to vote in August, but the remaining commissioners wanted more time to read it over and offer feedback.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Antique fire truck used to give last rides to fallen Michigan firefighters, back in Bay County
For long-time Bay Area businessman James "Jimmie" Dobson, his legacy comes in the form of a pristine antique fire truck now used to transport fallen firefighters from Michigan and Ontario to their final resting place. Dobson, 85, donated the 1937 Seagrave Safety Sedan Pumper in the mid-2000s to the the Detroit Firemen's Fund Association.
Bay City man caught drunken driving weeks after being paroled pleads guilty to fighting with police
A Bay City parolee has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from his face injuring a police officer's hand in the midst of a drunken driving arrest. Jayson J. Maher , 31, on Wednesday, Sept.
Bay City teen charged with 13 sexual offenses bound over for trial
A Bay City 19-year-old charged with 13 criminal offenses stemming from his alleged sexual misconduct with two girls is a step closer to facing a jury. Dylan T. Dominowski was scheduled for a preliminary examination before Bay County District Judge Mark E. Janer on Tuesday, Sept.
Bay City mother charged with physical abuse of 10-year-old daughter
A Bay City mother is charged with a felony due to police alleging she physically assaulted her 10-year-old daughter. Kaleena J. Chamberlain, 31, is charged with single counts of third-degree child abuse and domestic violence.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Bay City Hall notebook: City Commission approves blight removal and more
In addition to approving contracts for Bay City's utility labor groups, the City Commission Monday, Sept. 8, also heard presentations from a Bay City business owner and approved demolitions of blighted homes.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
'Murder by the Bay' is topic for Bay County Historical...
Being not only a retired Bay City Times crime reporter, but a history buff as well, that is especially true for Tim Younkman. "I've been researching crime during the lumbering era, the late 19th century," he said.
Zombie godfather film 'Night of the Living Dead' screening in Bay City to raise funds for historic Masonic Temple
Fall may not have arrived yet, but for the more morbid among us, the winding down of summer means Halloween is crawling into view. In anticipation of it, and to raise money for one of Bay City's most historic buildings, two local women are screening one of horror's most iconic films.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Testing done for individuals who may be suffering from asbestosis or silicosis
Over $40 billion has been set aside to help factory workers who have been exposed to asbestos. For one day only people who may have been exposed to asbestos can be tested with no up front costs.