Michigan residents invited to free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference on July 13
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for Michigan residents on Wednesday, July 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. EST as part of its 2022 national Educating America Tour. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, will allow participants to learn from, and ask questions of, health and caregiving experts. To register, go to www.alzfdn.org/tour.
Hometown News for July 2, 2022
Hometown News for July 2, 2022
New Arrivals for July 2, 2022
Kai Joseph-Claude Carter Annalise Christiansen and Trinity-James Carter of Sheridan are the parents of a boy, Kai Joseph-Claude Carter, born June 20, 2022, at Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville. Weston Allen Charles Culley Desire Rana Wyatt and Stephen Allen Joseph Culley of Fenwick are the parents of a boy, Weston Allen Charles Culley, born June 16, 2022, at Spectrum […]
Montcalm Conservation District introduces new forester
Mike MacEachron II recently started as the Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) forester for the Montcalm Conservation District, servicing Montcalm, Kent, and Ionia counties.
GUEST VIEW: Michigan’s energy independence is the key to economic recovery
In recent weeks we’ve seen gas prices surge from expensive to downright unaffordable for Michigan’s working families — and it’s impacting the cost of everything.
Our state and nation depend on directly or indirectly on oil to produce and transport all commodities. By the gallon, Michigan drivers are paying 74 cents more than last month and more than $1.74 higher than this time last year. By extension, grocery costs are at a historic high that continues to climb.
‘This is my community’Greenville Public Safety director to retire after 31 years with department
After more than three decades spent serving and protecting the residents of this community, Dennis Magirl has decided to turn the page toward a new chapter in his career – retirement.
As the director of the Greenville Department of Public Safety, Magirl, 57, recently announced that his last day leading the department will be Sept. 1.
TIM SKUBICK: The divide deepens again
The young reporter with zippo experience writing a weekly political column was hired to do just that so it was off to the Rolodex. (Does anybody remember those?) Who to call for some wisdom from someone who was seasoned in that gig.
Vote to protect Maple Valley Twp. residents
At the June 13, Maple Valley Township Board meeting Trustee Ben Newell took the wind ordinance the Planning Commission worked over a year on — a safe ordinance that protects the residents with waivers to benefit those that have leased — and he removed a protection system for the eagles and birds, moved the lake setbacks from their property line to the high water level mark, removed several named lakes and changed the sound level from a safe set maximum to an averaged level allowing the noise to exceed safe levels.
MAUREEN BURNS: Summer Reading List, part 4
Non-fiction, memoirs, biographies, spiritual, self-help, political, etc., etc., etc. … Here is the 4th and last part of my 2022 Summer Book List.