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Out and About Blog by Norm Stutesman

Out and About – Week of March 19th

Congratulations go out to L.A.’s Coffee Cafe, 145 West Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers. Leslie Ann and the staff at L.A.’s are the proud recipients of five People’s Choice Awards for this year. They were recognized for having the “Best Waitress”, “Fastest Service”, “Best Cup of Coffee”, “Best Desserts”, and the “Friendliest Service” in the Three Rivers area. They would like …

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Out and About – Week of March 12th

We are now observing Daylight Savings Time. This means that everyone should have set their clocks and watches ahead by one hour effective this past Sunday morning at 2 A.M. We all lost an hour of sleep Saturday night, but that’s what naps are for. The Three Rivers Fire Department wishes to remind everyone that whenever you reset your clocks, …

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Out and About – Week of March 5th

I’m a big fan of comfort food. There’s nothing quite like a plate of macaroni and cheese to make one feel quite comfortable. My mom used to make fantastic macaroni and cheese, and it didn’t come out of a box. I don’t know if lasagna is considered comfort food, but I do know that it makes me feel very comfortable …

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Out and About – Week of February 27th

Speaking for myself only, the nice thing about having a winter like we’ve experienced so far is that the lack of snow has been appreciated. The unfortunate thing is that, because of no snow, the road sides along our major highways show evidence of too many inconsiderate drivers, who think that this is their own private dumpsite. Unfortunately, there just …

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Out and About – Week of February 20th

Trinity Episcopal Church, 321 North Main Street, Three Rivers, is hosting a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper this evening (Tuesday, February 21)  at the church’s fellowship hall from 5 to 7. Pancakes, sausage, apple sauce, and a beverage will be served. Tickets may be purchased at the door. The cost for adults is $5, children $2, and if you have three …

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Out and About – Week of February 13th

A very Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. May each of you let your loved ones know just how much they mean to you. If you love them, let them know. It’s especially important to let your children know just how important they are to you. If there are any teenagers reading this, it’s okay to tell your parents that you …

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Out and About – Week of February 6th

Rocky Evans will sign copies of his book “TRUTH” at Lowry’s Books & More on Saturday, February 11, from 11 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. Rocky was born and raised here in Three Rivers and is a renowned skydiver. He experienced his first parachute jump in May 1970, and excelled to the level of achieving World Championship Skydiving awards three times. …

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Out and About – Week of January 30th

The stage production Grease, started out in Chicago back in the late sixties and early seventies. It has gone on to New York and was even made into a movie. It has done very well, and in March, it will come to the stage of the Three Rivers High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). Oh, it won’t have a Broadway …

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Out and About – Week of January 23rd

When I was a kid growing up in Three Rivers, there weren’t any fast-food restaurants. I’m sure a lot of you remember Lee’s Ice Cream on the corner of West Michigan and Lincoln Avenues, but that was about it. There were quite a few coffee shops in the area, but because of “progress”, they slowly faded away. If you wanted …

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Out and About – Week of January 16th

DeAnn Hollis has been quoted as saying, “The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” I am a strong supporter of the act of volunteering. I volunteer as often as I can and wish that I could do more, but my plate …

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