Around the County

Mike Shwartz: Holocaust survivor became local ‘Cheeseman’.

December 18, 2020

Mike Shwartz: Holocaust survivor became local ‘Cheeseman’. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: Last week, in honor of Hanukkah, we told the story of the Benow and Schoenberger families and their influences as Jewish merchants Scottville and the surrounding area, including…

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Shop with a Cop/Shop with a Hero. 

December 16, 2020

Shop with a Cop/Shop with a Hero.  Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Over 85 children have been participating in the annual Shop with a Cop/Shop with a Hero program held at Meijer and Walmart. In this video, Ludington Police Officer Chad Skiba talks…

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The Benows and Schoenbergers: Jewish legacies of downtown Scottville.

December 12, 2020

The Benows and Schoenbergers: Jewish legacies of downtown Scottville. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Hanukkah 2020 began Thursday evening and continues until evening of Friday, Dec. 18. While Mason County has seen some increase in ethnic and racial diversity over the past…

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Around the County: Ludington State Park Skyline Trail.

November 24, 2020

Around the County: Ludington State Park Skyline Trail. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Videographer Katie Provenzano visits the Skyline Trail at the Ludington State Park. The 1.9 mile trail towers above the dunes at the state park with views that extend several miles…

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Around the County: 60 seconds of Swan Creek in the fall. 

October 30, 2020

Around the County: 60 seconds of Swan Creek in the fall.  Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. Swan Creek begins with various tributaries in Eden Township near Darr Road and Ordway Road. Eventually it meets up with the Pere Marquette Township north of the intersection of Chauvez…

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