Grand Rapids

Experts Encourage Grand Rapids Area Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

July 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dave Rice from the Grand Rapids area is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. The reason? New research shows that 50 percent of surveyed families living near senior relatives feel they do not share enough meals with older loved ones, losing an important family connection.* “For seniors, it’s not what’s on their [...]

Rosenberg Obituary

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Mrs. Jean Rosenberg of Grand Rapids, Michigan, age 88, passed away on the early evening of Sunday, June 21, 2015, and rests now, with her Lord and Savior. Jean was born to Arthur and Harriet (Klavitter) Power on June 9, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. Jean was a loving and devoted wife, wonderful mother and grandmother, and faithful servant to her Lord, Jesus Christ. [...]

Rockford to test emergency sirens Friday

April 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

The City of Rockford joins the City of Grand Rapids and the Kent County Sheriff’s Department in testing their emergency outdoor warning sirens at noon on Friday, April 6. The emergency testing will take place at noon on the first Friday of every month. The City of Rockford will also be testing their city’s individual activation procedure, which will occur after the [...]

Rockford grad opens new business

June 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Sight Optical offers full exam services, line of glasses by BETH ALTENA Rockford graduate Michael McConnell has over 20 years of experience in the eyewear and optical field and has opened his own business, Sight Optical. He believes people will recognize the differences that set his business apart in the field. “Due to the nature of what I have been doing over the last [...]

Antiques Roadshow showcases Grand Rapids

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

THE APPRAISAL PLEASE—Charles Tearle, a Roadshow clock and watch appraiser, gives Squire reporter, Nancy Hill, the low-down on her great-great grandfather’s solid gold pocket watch. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Stand aside Dancing With The Stars.  For the next three consecutive Monday nights (April 20, 27, and May 4), during the time slot of the hugely popular ABC network [...]