Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:19:17 EDTMon, 26 Sep 2016 06:19:17 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssThe joys of parallel parkinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/899/The-joys-of-parallel-parking.htmlThere is a lot of traffic downtown nowadays, some of it due to the summer, some due to a vibrant downtown business scene and some of it due to more people living downtown.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:17:19 EDTReady for college footballhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/898/Ready-for-college-football.html I love baseball. Love it, grew up with it, follow it. But my favorite sport is college football. And that means I'm torn at this time of year. <P> It's August, I love summer and fall most of all. The problem is what follows fall - winter.Thu, 4 Aug 2016 11:36:41 EDTMaking Alpena a better placehttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/897/Making-Alpena-a-better-place.htmlPeople volunteering is a staple in communities, and in small communities is almost a necessity. Nonprofit organizations and service clubs have been the backbone to much of the volunteering that has taken place.Thu, 7 Jul 2016 11:15:06 EDTKeep the momentum goinghttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/894/Keep-the-momentum-going.htmlSometimes an economic improvement or upswing isn't really something you can see. You can sense it when you see more people doing better for themselves. You can sense it in the attitudes of people when you walk around town, etc.Thu, 2 Jun 2016 10:56:23 EDTProud to be an Americanhttp://www.thealpenanews.com/page/blogs.detail/display/893/Proud-to-be-an-American.htmlIn 2001, after the attacks on Sept. 11 and the beginning of the war on terror The News decided to run a salute to area service personnel - Proud to be an American.Thu, 19 May 2016 10:18:53 EDT