Macomb Then – A Bear and A Bar

Macomb Then – A Bear and A Bar

Macomb Then – A Bear and A Bar By Wayne Oehmke This is the story of a bear, a bar and some Macomb County leaders. It all started back in the 1940s after Jacob Frank Theut had served a four-year term as Macomb County Sheriff. Theut was also a very successful...
A 100-Year Shoreline Celebration – 1953

A 100-Year Shoreline Celebration – 1953

A 100-Year Shoreline Celebration – 1953 By Tracey Moro For one hundred years a small tight-knit neighborhood in St. Clair Shores, nestled along the shoreline of Lake St. Clair, has sat quietly with approximately 190 homes, a private neighborhood association and...
Mission to Learn – 1958

Mission to Learn – 1958

Mission to Learn – 1958 New Haven Community Schools celebrates 100 years. By Jen DeGregorio Every school year has its own story, that when woven together creates a book of the rich history of a town like New Haven. This year 2022 marks 100 years since New Haven...
The Stone Farm – 1957

The Stone Farm – 1957

(from the Winter 2022 edition of Macomb Now Magazine) By Cherie Allen As government land began opening up in the Michigan Territory, the opportunities offered attracted many settlers to the new territory. In 1823, one of those settlers, Aaron Stone, came to Macomb...
Up in Smoke – 1957

Up in Smoke – 1957

Up in Smoke – 1957 By Denis LeDuc Midmorning on Sept. 11, 1957, acrid black smoke rose above St. Peter Catholic Church, located in the second block of Market Street, just west of Gratiot Avenue in downtown Mount Clemens. The torches of workmen remodeling the historic...