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>Bringing New York to Jackson for the sake of saving

> The color red is often associated with affliction or distress, but Thursday the hue represented the passion of the Jackson community coming together to help others. The who’s who of Jackson and people of all ages walked across a red carpet entrance, were guided around by mimes with red crosses on their lips and … Continue reading

>Albion Public safety considering drafting proposal to provide police services for Parma Township

> Albion Public Safety is considering putting together a proposal to provide police services for Parma Township after the township clerk contacted chief Eric Miller Monday. Miller brought the issue to the city council, stating he believed it was a good opportunity to look at the possibilities of crossing the county line to provide services … Continue reading

Albion College takes ‘chance’ by offering freshman course that includes trip to casino

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Some freshman-level college classes require a bit of beginner’s luck, but none quite like the “Chance” probability course at Albion College. On Nov. 19, Albion College freshman Andy Livernois cashed in a semester’s worth of in-class training for more than a grade. He utilized it to … Continue reading

Chelsea author’s dream of writing comes true with book on Michigan wineries

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot After years of working in the corporate world, Chelsea resident Sharon Kegerreis’ career has turned out exactly how she envisioned it. Well sort of. As far back as high school, Kegerreis had the dream of becoming an author — hopefully in the children’s books genre. Kegerreis … Continue reading

Albion city manager says health benefit decision will save city $105,581

By RJ Walters / For the Jackson Citizen Patriot Albion City Manager Mike Herman said the city will save $105,581 after the city council approve amending health benefits for union employees. Mayor Joe Domingo, however, is upset that the move comes with a stipulation that will drain funds from the city’s undesignated fund balance to … Continue reading