Guest Writer – Cute Crochets at Buchanan Farmers’ Market

“Cute Crochets” for Your Little Girls at Buchanan Farmers’ Market Submitted by Aleah Avadarian When little girls come to my stand, their faces glow with excitement. The way their eyes grow so wide, it’s like they’re trying to memorize every last dress and mermaid tail on my table. It makes me want to keep makingContinue reading “Guest Writer – Cute Crochets at Buchanan Farmers’ Market”

Remembering – Issue 37

Buchanan Losses • 09/10-10/04 Name Age Born Died James Robert Couchman 60 June 26, 1962 October 4, 2022 Arnold ” Dewayne” Witt 77 October 16, 1944 October 4, 2022 Maxine ” Mickey” Jean Benjamin 90 November 28, 1931 September 29, 2022 Elvin Ray Pasley 88 July 15, 1934 September 25, 2022 Eric G. Schrumpf 46Continue reading “Remembering – Issue 37”

Mayor’s Memo – September 11 2022

Remembering September 11th, Missing September 12th by Mayor Sean Denison As we head into the Fall of an election year – we need to prepare ourselves for two more months of political ads and commercials, partisan bickering, and everything that goes with it. Unfortunately, partisanship has become a full-time issue – not just election yearContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo – September 11 2022”

Past Event – Buchanan 9/11 Commemorative Service

Buchanan – Only City in Berrien County, MI to Have 9/11 Commemorative Service by Editor & Photographer, Rebecka Hoyt For the past twenty years, the nicest place in America (voted by Readers Digest in 2020) – Buchanan, Michigan has hosted a 9/11 commemorative service. On the 21st anniversary of 9/11, Buchanan, Michigan was the onlyContinue reading “Past Event – Buchanan 9/11 Commemorative Service”

Local Faith – LifePlan Wins Hope Awards

LifePlan Wins National Hope Award Submitted by Lyndon Azcuna, LifePlan Executive Director LifePlan was recently named the winner of the 2022 Hope Award. The Hope Award is awarded by World Magazine each year and LifePlan was the northeast finalist in a contest that included three other organizations representing different parts of the country. The overallContinue reading “Local Faith – LifePlan Wins Hope Awards”

Health Huddle – Spectrum Mental Health Workshop

Spectrum Virtual Mental Health Workshop Berrien County, MI – September 12 2022 Created in response to the community’s stated priority health need of mental health, this introductory workshop will introduce three topics: mental wellness, trauma, and resilience. You will learn commonly used terms and be provided interactive opportunities to explore what these concepts mean toContinue reading “Health Huddle – Spectrum Mental Health Workshop”

A Note from the Editor – Issue 36

by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor We are halfway through September and I hope that your summer has been a great one this year. This summer my family has had more Michigan visits compared to years past and you’ll get a chance to read about one of them in a future issue. As fall is only daysContinue reading “A Note from the Editor – Issue 36”

Remembering – Issue 36

Buchanan Losses • 08/14-09/15 On behalf of our Buchanan Community, we wish to extend special condolences to all of the United Kingdom on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On 8 September 2022, Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, the longest-living and longest-reigning British monarch, died atContinue reading “Remembering – Issue 36”

Buchanan Community Schools – BCS Principals 2022-2023

BCS Principals 2022-2023 by Patricia Robinson Buchanan Community Schools welcomes all students and families to the 2022-2023 school year. We are excited about the positive possibilities this year will bring. Our building leaders and their teams worked diligently throughout the summer to ensure the schools opened smoothly and were ready to receive students and familiesContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – BCS Principals 2022-2023”

Mayor’s Memo – September 2022

VOTE this Fall by Mayor Sean Denison The City of Buchanan had a 15.5% turnout for the August Primary Election.  That is 564 voters out of 3,646 that are registered.  We can and we must do better this November.   “Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it.” Susan B. Anthony The election on NovemberContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo – September 2022”