Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 May 2015 22:42:12 EDTFri, 22 May 2015 22:42:12 EDT help keep children safe, healthy (whooping cough) is an easily transmitted bacterial infection that can be prevented with vaccination. Between 1991 and 2008 (publication: Pediatrics 2015 (doi:10.1542/peds.2014-2291) 258 infants died of pertussi.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTWoman stole mushrooms from front yard Might Be From Alpena, if you're standing in your front window and watch a White, late model SUV drive up on your lawn and watch a Lady (?) jump out, pick your Morel Mushrooms, and race off.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTTicket, ATV taken when on Rockport property sir, my land borders Rockport state park and we've been riding our ATV back there for over 25 years and have maintained really nice two tracks. I am a disabled man and have no other way to access the land other than my ATV.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTA touching encounter with two teenagers Memorial Day approaching, I would like to relate an incident that recently happened at my dentist's office. I am an 82-year-old Korean War Veteran that needs a walker to get around.Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTHistory behind coins on crosses of veterans am writing this as an information letter for the community. As you walk among the crosses at the Veterans Little Flanders Field alongside the Evergreen Cemetery in Alpena you would discover coins on the crosses. This dates back to the Romans.Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT