Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 02:16:05 EDTFri, 30 Sep 2016 02:16:05 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssMy memories of Rep. Peter Pettalia and his Cadillachttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/905/My-memories-of-Rep.-Peter-Pettalia-and-his-Cadillac.htmlIt's considered bad form for news media individuals to show their cards when it comes to political affiliation, but I have to admit that if I could have changed something, I would have extended term limits for the late Rep. Peter Pettalia.Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:46:46 EDTFirst summer blockbuster still highly entertaininghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/904/First-summer-blockbuster-still-highly-entertaining.htmlBefore there was Sharknado, and Sharknado 2, and Sharknado 3, or other shark summer thriller movies, there was Jaws.Tue, 6 Sep 2016 16:32:25 EDTThe Not-so-Great, Great Presidenthttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/903/The-Not-so-Great,-Great-President.htmlAs an American and as a history buff, I sometimes find myself pondering who my favorite president is.Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:09:25 EDTKat V finding renewed lifehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/902/Kat-V-finding-renewed-life.htmlProgress, though it can crawl along at the proverbial snail's pace, often proves worth it in the end. That's not some big epiphony, but rather an observation contrasting a story I did in 2001, with one planned for later this week.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:42:41 EDTThe return of footballhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/901/The-return-of-football.htmlThis is my seventh football season covering Alpena and the surrounding teams in the area. There's nothing quite like the first week of football and it has never been short on excitement.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:56:56 EDT