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To the press and mailroom employees at the Times Herald, THANK YOU! You've bled magenta, cried cyan and have done your jobs honorably. Hold your heads up high and walk away with pride! The hum of the press, the smell of the ink, these things will be truly missed by all. I suppose this means "Stop the Presses" has faded into obscurity.
And you forgot not a yellow streak in their body,nor a black mark on their record!
Good luck and Godspeed to all.
Oh boy, I can close my eyes and hear the rumble of the press starting, and smell the wonderful aroma of ink. I miss that smell to this day. I am so sorry for all those losing their jobs. I will tell you that the pressmen at my site, before the paper began printing elsewhere, were real good about catching mistakes, because they cared about their hometown paper. It's not that way when you print elsewhere, unfortunately, partly due to an increased workload and the fact that the pressmen don't live in the city and don't have the same sort of pride for the product. They may still have pride in their jobs, but they're not as in tune since it's not "their" newspaper.
This is a sad day. The men and women in prepress, press and the mailroom were some of the best people I have ever worked with when I was there. I am truely sorry to hear this.
What is the distance between Port Huron and Lansing? Good thing it doesn't snow much in Michigan. ...
... or that gas isn't $3.99/gallon for diesel. It's roughly 125 miles. Let's hope they are smart enough to have 2 trucks and not drive round trip every day!
i was wondering if the plant in port huron is actually closed now. my ex gf linda bowen worked can anyone tell me how she's doing.
Okay 753 down and only 4,247 to go. It's going to be busy five months.
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