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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Better Know A City Employee: Tony Ashbaugh



Streets Superintendent Tony Ashbaugh is a team player.  After 16 years of living in New Buffalo he  "decided to come down off the bleachers and see if (he) could make a difference".  On November first of last year, he went to work for the City of New Buffalo.  He didn't know exactly what he had gotten himself into.


Thursday, March 17, 2016

Throwback Thursday


This is a photograph of the 1963 Michigan State Class C Basketball Final.  It featured two teams from two opposite ends of the state, the Houghton Gremlins, the northernmost team in Class C, and the southernmost team in Class C.  You guessed it, the Bisons of New Buffalo, Michigan.  In honor of the NCAA tournament which begins today, this is Throwback Thursday.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Throwback Thursday


This is a photograph of Whittaker Street, facing towards the Lake.  You can see the steeple from the old Methodist church right in the middle of the frame.  This is New Buffalo, a little bit before the turn of the century.  This week's edition of Throwback Thursday is dedicated to all the small government advocates out there.  According to the New Buffalo Story, the following is a list of assets of the Village of New Buffalo in 1893...