Building Brands: Share your Progress and build your brand

Progress season has officially arrived at View Newspaper Group! For those unfamiliar, Progress is a special edition of The County Press, Oxford Leader, Lake Orion Review, Clarkston News and The Citizen published in late March in which our clients are able to share their story with our readers, along with a traditional marketing message. The […]

Shelby Says: Interlocking hearts

Shelby Says: Interlocking hearts

Me and my bridesmaids with our rings on my wedding day. Mine is the one on the bottom left with the gold and silver hearts. Photo: Patrick McAbee Valentine’s day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love any excuse to spend time with my husband Kyle. We usually go out to dinner […]

Shelby Says: Accuracy versus entertainment

Recently, my husband decided I had to watch the television show Parks and Recreation. This isn’t unusual, we’ve both made each other sit through shows one of us enjoys. I’ve made him watch the entirety of Full House (and Fuller House), Friends and the Golden Girls, so he deserves to have me watch a show […]

Shelby Says: Feel-good favorite movies

Recently, while my husband Kyle was out with his brother for the day, I turned on some of my favorite movies in the background while I did laundry. I sat down and watched them all while folding laundry. But the actual folding took almost all day so it was a very slow process. With the […]

Cassandra Preseren joins View Newspaper Group team

LAKE ORION — View Newspaper Group is proud to announce that Cassandra Preseren has joined the team as a sales and branding specialist. Preseren will work with Emily Caswell, brand manager and Pete Clinton, advertising director and focus on advertising, marketing, account management, event planning and community networking events. Preseren brings almost 20 years of […]

Shelby Says: 2023 End of the year book reviews

As we get closer to the end of the year, I thought I’d recap some of the books I’ve read this year. Some of you may know that I keep a spreadsheet of all of my books, and when I went back and looked, I had to go back and look how many books I’ve […]

Shelby Says: It’s never too early for Christmas joy

It’s no secret that I love decorating for Christmas. Anyone who has walked by The Citizen offices has seen our little historic Ortonville village in one of our windows, and Santa and all nine of his reindeer in the other window. One of my highlights of the season is seeing little kids walking by with […]

Shelby Says: Daylight doesn’t need saving

Now that daylight saving time is over and it gets dark at 5 p.m. every day, I have to say I don’t like daylight saving time. I know why it was created, which was to get more use out of daylight in general, but I’m not a big sunlight person to begin with. I like […]