| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:02 AM
Quaker Steak & Lube in Kentwood is getting involved with breast cancer awareness.
The restaurant's Grand Rapids location (in Kentwood) is making its Bike Nite a way to also raise money to fight cancer.
Bike Nite starts Thursday at 5, and features food...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:48 PM
About 10 members of the Earth Quaker Action Team protested in front of the PNC Bank in Somerset Wednesday. The group, defending the Quaker religion and its values, is conducting a 200-mile, 16-day walk from Philadelphia to PNC national headquarters in...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Wedding Date: June 23, 2012
Her story: Christina Schoppert, 30, grew up in Homeland and now lives in Hampden. She is a lawyer with Community Law Center, Inc., which represents organizations working on neighborhood revitalization efforts. Her father, Gary...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
A group of 20 co-workers from the shipping department at a Cedar Rapids cereal plant stepped forward Wednesday to claim a $241 million Powerball jackpot.
The group, which formed a trust calling itself The Shipping 20, chose to receive the jackpot as...
| Jul 18, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs.
Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat)
After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — If you don't have time to sit down for a bowl of cereal in the morning, companies are hoping you'll want to drink your breakfast.
As companies struggle to grow cereal sales in the U.S., Kellogg and General Mills are...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:36 PM
Irving Cassius Hall, 89, West Palm Beach, Fla., passed away on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, due to complications caused by a stroke creating a fall. Irving Cassius Hall was born in Quaker City, Ohio on June 17, 1923, the son of Alden Hall (descendent of the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:57 AM
At Harford Friends School, an unusual field trip for middle school resulted from an equally unusual assignment for Cheryl Foley's science class: reading and discussing "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks."
Eighth-graders from Harford Friends School...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Among historical novelists, the Anglo-American writer Tracy Chevalier has carved out a nifty niche for herself. She culls the centuries for settings in which to drop initially shy but ultimately strong-willed young heroines caught up in social, romantic...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Bombs falling on Arab neighborhoods ... Homes demolished ... Civilians killed or wounded ... Soldiers shooting at anything that moves.
That may sound like a description of the past week's violence between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza. But in fact, it...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
The Quaker City String Band takes its unique form of entertainment to audiences all over the world. Quaker City has entertained the people of Cuba, Mexico, England, Canada, France and Italy. Since 1986, the band has performed in Galveston, Texas for their...