Area’s first certified eBay trading assistant opens in TC

TRAVERSE CITY - Let's say you've got an old Lionel train set you've decided to part with. What's a fair asking price? Will the relatively small Traverse area market yield your asking price? Do you run a classified ad in a daily newspaper? For how...

New clinic bridges gap for Northport residents

NORTHPORT - Some people lose their jobs and retreat to other occupations or new cities. Mark Eichenlaub is taking a different path. When the physician assistant of 27 years lost his job at Leelanau Memorial Health Center that closed Dec. 31, he created a new...

Company president markets keyboard that spells relief

FRANKFORT - Richard Tryon of Frankfort wants to change the way people type, one keyboard at a time. With an odd-looking shape, Tryon's 3-D shaped Ergomatic keyboard was an outgrowth of about 12 years of research to help both people in pain from keyboard-induced carpal...

How the Internet is revolutionizing weight loss

Less than two months ago, we were stuffing ourselves on holiday fare like turkey, ham, cookies, fruitcake, and pies. Immediately following the holidays, many of us found our email inboxes stuffed with ads for online diet programs. It seems that our computers have...

Eye doctor sees needs and responds

TRAVERSE CITY - Tim Hanley is a man of vision. Not only is he an ophthalmologist dedicated to providing excellent and innovative medical care to his patients at the Cedar Run Eye Center in Traverse City, he has seen needs within the community and has...