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Symons students DARE drugs

Symons students DARE drugs

By Joyce Ervin Symons Elementary School students participated in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program (DARE) under the instruction of Milan Police Officer Michael Couture.  The students participated in a series of 12 lessons to eradicate the use of drugs and bullying, wrote essays pledging to remain drug free and received a certificate at the […]

Beautification Awards

By Joyce Ervin The Milan Beautification Commission and Milan Garden Club selected for July homes of area residents to be recognized with a letter from the city, a certificate and a sign posted in their yards.  The commission submits four winners for the award within the city limits and the garden club choses two homes […]

Milan City Council Highlights from June

In June, the Milan City Council heard from several residents in the Lewis Street area, emphasizing their request for stop signs at Marvin Street. Brett Moyer spoke up during the citizen’s time at the beginning of the meeting June 27. He urged the council not to take the stop signs out for Lewis Street traffic […]

Olympics!

Olympics!

By Joyce Ervin An ancient Greek theme pervades the hallways and classrooms of the Milan Middle School and at the end of the school year the seventh-grade students bring the ancient Olympic celebration to fruition with academic rewards, games, competitions and medals.  During their enrichment time, the entire seventh-grade represents a different ancient city such […]

Theatre in Tolan Square

Theatre in Tolan Square

By Joyce Ervin What might have been billed to sound like a boring acting lesson in Tolan Square turned out to be a blast for a group of Milan kids. The event was held by Joseph Albright, who is a professional actor and director on stage and screen.  Also, a founding member of the Roustabout […]