| Aug 23, 2010
| 6:08 PM
Violence in Grand Rapids is prompting community leaders and police to look for ways to keep kids out of trouble.
Monday night, they got together for a community dinner, feeding the body and mind. More than 60 people attended a free dinner at the First...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 11:13 AM
Enrich your faith
Greater Williamsburg offers many houses of worship. Whatever the denomination, the community is clearly a religious one deep in faith and conviction. Here is a sampling.
St. Bede Catholic Church offers a special program several times a...
| Jun 10, 2011
Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners.
Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:23 AM
Disaster response volunteers planned to leave Byron Center and head for North Carolina to help cleanup from Hurricane Irene.
Volunteers from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee, an arm of the Christian Reformed Church in North America based...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 11:43 AM
On October 9th at 4 p.m., The Choral-Aires Chorus, a Sweet Adelines International medaling chorus, invites community members to enjoy pure barbershop music in a show titled, "Blast off to Houston." The show features the Chorus and three Regional...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:45 PM
So much is still in flux in the ever-changing world of conference realignment. The Big East has already lost two teams, Syracuse and Pitt, to the ACC. Certainly Connecticut and Rutgers from the Big...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Students with special needs had a unique back-to-school party at Lincoln School in Grand Rapids Township, Thursday.
Kings Table ministry and Knapp Reformed Church co-hosted the picnic. It's a night that kids and parents enjoy, with special meaning...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:20 PM
At the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, there are signs scattered throughout the venue reading, "Patrons disrupting the performance for others will be subject to removal from the theater."
Many other venues throughout the region offer similar warnings. Get...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:12 AM
A 24-hour visitation for law enforcement personnel who wish to pay their respects to the Walker police officer who was killed by two bank robbery suspects, began Tuesday at noon.
Two officers in uniform guard the flag-draped casket as others walk by...
| May 8, 2011
| 11:43 AM
The approximately 100 members of 46th Military Police Command arrived home to flags, signs and plenty of loved ones cheering them on. They've been deployed in Afghanistan for a year, working with detainees and training the Afghan National Army solders. ...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 10:40 AM
On Christmas Day in 1934, John P. Washington, the son of Irish immigrants, was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest. Shortly after Pearl Harbor, Father John was appointed as a U.S. Army chaplain.
He attended chaplaincy school at Harvard with three...