Classifieds are published each week in the printed edition and here. To submit an ad, please stop by our office in Harrisville, or call (989) 724-6384.

FOR SALE:

Central Boiler Certified Classic Edge outdoor furnaces. Exceptional performance and value. Call today! Gauthier Heating & Cooling (989) 471-2478.


Kawasaki generator, 4500 electric start, like new, $550. Toro 421 snow blower, electric start, chains, $125. Large dog kennel, $49. (989) 724-5584.


Portable 8000 Generac generator, $600; (989) 736-6199.


Dewalt compound miter saw, 12 inch with table, crown molding attachment and extra blades, $175. Craftsman 10 inch drill press, $125. Both in excellent condition. (989) 736-6683.

SALES:

Huge garage sale, September 20, 21 and 22 rain or shine, indoors. Books, glassware, canning jars and lids, some furniture. Baskets, blankeats, fishing lures, holiday decorations, knickknacks and much more. One mile west of F-41 to McConnell Road, south on McConnell one and a half miles to Mill Street, then west one half mile to Fourth Street, then north to end of street. 791 Fourth Street, Harrisville.

HELP WANTED:

Now hiring RNs, LPNs, CNAs and a cook. Apply at Jamieson Nursing Home, 790 South US-23, Harrisville, Mich. 48740. (989) 724-6889


Mikado Home Health seeking CNAs and HHAs, 36 hour shift and 24 hour shift. (989) 736-3202.


Looking for a full time dental assistant, experience necessary, available weekends. Send resume to: maegan@healthy-smilesdentists.com.


The Alcona County Road Commission, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking to fill the position of a full-time CDL Licensed truck driver. The candidate for this position will operate and utilize various equipment to maintain roads and road right-of-way throughout Alcona County, perform general maintenance of equipment, roads, road signs, complete winter maintenance, and more. High school graduate or equivalent required. Must have a driving record sufficient to maintain a valid CDL class B minimum with medical card, class A preferred. Must be free of drug and alcohol abuse. See complete job description on our website for additional requirements and duties. Competitive wage and benefit package. Apply by sending application and resume to P.O. Box 40, Lincoln, Michigan 48742 until September 30, at 3 p.m., or until which time the position is filled. Applications are available at www.alconacrc.com or at the road commission.

MISCELLANEOUS:

Cedarbrook Trout Farm, open for public fishing, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. No license required, bait and equipment furnished. Two and half miles north of Harrisville on Lakeshore Drive.


Buying standing timber, minimum five acres. Cole Forest Products (989) 736-8928.


LOST Five month old Border Collie with 14 inch brown collar and silver nitroclyerine, in Spruce on Hubert Road, 6 p.m. on September 11. (989) 254-1956.

LEGAL NOTICES:

Alcona Township’s September board meeting was called to order with a pledge to the flag. Roll call was taken. Present: MacNeill, LaLonde, Gauthier, Bouchard and Mead. Motions to approve bills as presented; to approve the minutes from the previous meeting; to approve financial report; to accept Emily Wilson on the township fire department, to adopt ordinance No. 1 concerning solar energy; to adopt ordinance No. 2 concerning accessory structures and section 5:10 schedule regulations; to adopt ordinance No. 3 concerning prohibition of marihuana establishments; to accept Stouts Lawn Service snow plow proposal; and to sell a no longer used fire truck to the City of Harrisville for $1, however if declined the truck it will be put it up for bid. All motions passed.

This synopsis published prior to board approval.

Dawn LaLonde

Alcona Township Clerk


The regular meeting of the Harrisville City Council was held on September 9 at the city office. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. by mayor Gehring and the "Pledge of Allegiance" was said. Present: Mayor Gehring, treasurer Luenberger, clerk Pierce, and council members Peterson, Kaiser, Heller, Ferguson and Thomas, ex-treasurer Tom Keerl, city attorney David Cook and guests.

Motion by Thomas, support by Ferguson, to approve the minutes of August 12. Motion carried 5-0. Motion by Thomas, support by Peterson, to pay the bills in the amount of $36,334.01. Motion carried 5-0. Mayor Gehring reported that the roofing bid for the District Health Department No. 2 was awarded to John’s Home Maintenance. The work will begin in late September or mid-October.

Mayor Gehring advised council on his recommendation of Jacquelyn Schwanz to fill the vacancy of Alderman in Ward III.

Motion by Thomas, support by Peterson, to appoint Jacquelyn Schwanz to fill the vacancy of Ward III Alderman. Motion carried: 5-0. The Oath of Office was administered by clerk Pierce and Jacquelyn was seated at the table. Welcome.

Ex-treasurer Keerl reported on the final general fund budget adjustments for 2018/2019. Motion by Ferguson, support by Thomas, to accept end of year adjustments for 2018/2019 budget year. Funds include general, fire, liquor, equipment pool, major/minor. Motion carried: 6-0.

Mayor Gehring advised council of the maintenance vacancy application process and recommended to council the hiring of Allen Kay to fill the vacancy on the maintenance department. Motion by Thomas, support by Peterson, to hire Allen Kay to fill the vacancy in the maintenance department. Motion carried: 6-0.

Fall clean-up and hydrant flushing schedule is as follows. Clean-up: Friday, October 11 and Friday, November 1. Bagged leaves and brush secured in bundles will be picked up at street side.

Hydrant flushing: October 7 through October 18.

Mayor Gehring reported the Labor Day weekend activities went very well. A grateful thank you to all volunteers who helped make this another successful weekend. A thank you and a “well done” to Michael Baird for the vendor layout and Christy Holmes and her crew for the maintenance and clean-up of the craft fair area on Sunday. Thank you.

Clerk Pierce gave special acknowledgment to Elaine Edwards who organized and to all the musicians who participated in Harrisville’s first Music on the Porch Day. It was great fun. Thank you to Ryan and Sandy Mendyka for the very successful Labor Day parade this year and to all the participants. Well done!

Treasurer Luenberger reported that summer property taxes are due Monday, Sept. 16.

Harbor Master Ferguson reported on the patronage of the slips and the quantity of fuel that has been dispensed this past month at the marina.

Airport assistant manager C. Higgins reported the marking of additional trees to be removed and has been in contact with C. Scully on cutting and removing the trees. She also noted that she and M. Higgins cleaned up debris in and around the terminal as they continue to get the terminal back in working order. Pictures have been posted of two experimental planes which visited the airport, on the Alcona County history Facebook page.

Assistant Fire Chief Keerl reported the fire department is in negotiations with Wilson Township on the purchase of a 1994 Pierce engine to replace the existing 1984 rig. County commissioner Johnston reported that the Veteran’s Affairs counselor is being well received at the county. A state Brownfield grant is available to a potential buyer of property in the city to develop the property for a private campground and a retail Sport’s Center.

Comment cards: Sandy Mendyka invited everyone to a fire department fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Harrisville Lanes. Fun for all. Becky Bean reported that the Labor Day weekend saw sales of $425 in paving bricks for the Pocket Park.

Council's last comments: Alderman Thomas reported the Humane Society is holding its annual Garage Sale at the ARA Fair Grounds on Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21. Alderman Ferguson commented on the potential of business property owners of vacant buildings to consider attending to the empty windows of their businesses with decorative décor to resist a blighted look to the building.

Motion to adjourn by Ferguson. Adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Next city council meeting is Monday, Oct. 14 at city hall at 7 p.m. Published prior to council approval.


The Caledonia Township Board met on September 11. All board members were present. Motions to approve the agenda; August 14 minutes; August 23 special minutes; September 3 special minutes; pay bills and place treasurer’s report on file; supplies for picnic tables; and opt out on the marihuana establishments.

Motion to adjourn at 9:14 p.m. This synopsis published prior to board approval. Next township meeting is October 9 at Caledonia Township Hall at 7 p.m.

Kerry Scott

Caledonia Township Clerk


Scheiderman & Sherman, P.C. is attempting to collect a debt, any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Mortgage sale – George Michael Macsuga and Deborah Ann Macsuga, husband and wife, granted a mortgage to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (MERS), solely as nominee for lender and lender`s successors and assigns, mortgagee, dated March 10, 2006. Which was recorded on March 20, 2006, Liber 428, on page 1,263, and assigned by said mortgagee to JPMC Specialty Mortgage LLC f/k/a WM Specialty Mortgage LLC, as assigned, Alcona County records, Michigan. On which mortgage there is claimed to be due at the date hereof the sum of two hundred fifteen thousand two hundred twenty-eight and 39/100 dollars ($215,228.39).

Under the power of sale contained in said mortgage and the statute in such case made and provided, notice is hereby given that said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public vendue, at the Alcona County Courthouse in Harrisville, Mich., at 10 a.m., on October 16, 2019.

Said premises are located in Alcona County, Michigan and are described as: The north 50 feet of the south 250 feet of Lot 495 of Huron-Cedar Lakes Subdivision No. 4, as per plat thereof recorded in Liber 1 of Plats, page 144 of Alcona County records. The redemption period will be six months from the date of such sale, unless abandoned under MCL 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period will be 30 days from the date of such sale, or 15 days from the MCL 600.3241a(b) notice, whichever is later; or unless extinguished pursuant to MCL 600.3238. If the above referenced property is sold at a foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of Act 236 of 1961, under MCL 600.3278, the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.

JPMC Specialty Mortgage, LLC f/k/a WM Specialty Mortgage, LLC. Mortgagee/Assignee

Schneiderman & Sherman P.C.

23938 Research Dr., Suite 300

Farmington Hills, Mich. 48335

1395806


Notice of Foreclosure by Advertisement

Notice is hereby given pursuant to MCL 600.3212, that the following will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public auction at the place of holding the circuit court within Alcona County, at 10 a.m. on October 16, 2019.

Name(s) of the mortgagor(s): Donald C. Pfeil and Linda A. Pfeil, husband and wife. Original mortgagee: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
foreclosing assignee (if any): None. Date of mortgage: March 11, 2011. Date of mortgage recording: March 24, 2011.
Amount claimed due on date of notice: $81,010.70.

Description of the mortgaged premises: Situated in township of Mikado, Alcona County, Michigan, and described as: the west 360 feet of the west 1/2 of the southwest 1/4 except the north 2,240 feet thereof, Section 16, Township 25 North, Range 8 East.

The redemption period shall be six months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a; or, if the subject real property is used for agricultural purposes as defined by MCL 600.3240(16).

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to MCL 600.3278 the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.

This notice is from a debt collector.

Date of notice: September 18, 2019

Trott Law, P.C.

1395683


Notice of Foreclosure by Advertisement

Notice is hereby given pursuant to MCL 600.3212, that the following will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, at public auction at the place of holding the circuit court within Alcona County, at 10 a.m., on October 2, 2019.

Name(s) of the mortgagor(s): Keith Lopo, a married man.

Original mortgagee: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for lender and lender’s successors and/or assigns foreclosing assignee (if any): Flagstar Bank, FSB.

Date of mortgage: August 3, 2004. Date of mortgage recording: August 6, 2004. Amount claimed due on date of notice: $50,266.09.

Description of the mortgaged premises: Situated in township of Alcona, Alcona County, Michigan, and described as: Lot 12, Assessor’s Plat of Village of Black River, as per plat thereof recorded in Liber 3 of Plats, page 1 of Alcona County records.

The redemption period shall be six months from the date of such sale, unless determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241a; or, if the subject real property is used for agricultural purposes as defined by MCL 600.3240(16).

If the property is sold at foreclosure sale under Chapter 32 of the Revised Judicature Act of 1961, pursuant to MCL 600.3278 the borrower will be held responsible to the person who buys the property at the mortgage foreclosure sale or to the mortgage holder for damaging the property during the redemption period.

This notice is from a debt collector.

Date of notice: September 4, 2019.

Trott Law, P.C. 1394238


Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale

This firm is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. Please contact our office at the number below if you are in active military duty.

Attention purchasers: This sale may be rescinded by the foreclosing mortgagee. In the event, your damages, if any, shall be limited solely to the return of the bid amount tendered at sale, plus interest.

Default having been made in the terms and conditions of a mortgage made by April Lee Holmes (f/k/a April Lee Smolen) as mortgagor, to Northland Area Federal Credit Union as mortgagee. Which mortgage is dated February 6, 2008, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for Alcona County, Michigan, on February 12, 2008, in Liber 449 at pages 1268-1282. Upon which mortgage is claimed to be due on the date of this notice the sum of $37,903.98, and no suit or proceedings at law or equity having been instituted to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof.

Now, therefore, by virtue of a power of sale contained in said mortgage, and pursuant to the statute of the State of Michigan in such case made and provided, notice is hereby given that on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at 10 a.m., on the front steps of the Alcona County Courthouse, 106 5th Street in the City of Harrisville, County of Alcona, that being the place for holding circuit court for the county of Alcona where the premises are situated, said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale at public auction, to the highest bidder, for the purpose of satisfying the amount due and unpaid upon said mortgage; with the interest thereon at 2.99 percent per annum. Together with legal costs, charges and expenses of sale, including applicable attorney fees, and also any taxes and insurance which may be paid by the mortgagee on or before the date of said sale which may be necessary to protect its interest in the premises.

The land and premises in said mortgage, being situated in the township of Harrisville, county of Alcona, State of Michigan, and described as follows: That part of Lot 7 of Supervisor’s Plat of Ottawa Acres, a recorded plat, further described as follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of said Lot 7, thence south 02 deg. 462303 west 229.52 feet; thence south 89 deg. 572273 west 189.73 feet; thence north 02 deg. 462303 west 212.77 feet; thence south 89 deg. 572273 west 140.00 feet; thence north 02 deg. 462063 west 16.75 feet (recorded as north 02 deg. 402153 west) thence north 89 deg. 572273 east 329.79 feet (recorded as south 89 deg. 572163 east 331.32 feet), to the point of beginning.

Please be advised that you and any other person liable on the mortgage is liable to the purchaser at the sale, or the mortgagee, payee, or other holder of the obligation secured by the mortgage if the mortgagee, payee, or other holder takes or has taken title to the property at sale either directly or indirectly, for any physical injury to the property beyond wear and tear resulting from the normal use of the property if the physical injury is caused by or at the direction of you or other person liable on the mortgage.

The redemption period shall be six months from the date of such sale, unless the premises are determined abandoned in accordance with MCLA 600.3241(a), in which case the redemption period shall be 30 days from the date of such sale.

Dated: August 28, 2019

Paul E. Wenzloff (P27662)

Attorney for Mortgagee

903 N. Jackson Street

Bay City, MI 48708

(989) 893-9511

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