Ribbon cutting celebrates redevelopment of former Wyoming Village Mall to 28 West Place

Through the redevelopment of the mall, the city was able to complete the first phase of its 28 West Street project. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 1:30 p.m.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

Employment Expertise: Emotional Intelligence–Why It’s Important and How to Improve It

Emotional Intelligence is tied to soft skills that employers are looking for, such as customer service, communication, team work, decision making and time management.

By:West Michigan Works!

Comedian Denis Leary comes to GR as part of Schuler Books’ celebration

Denis Leary helps celebrate Schuler Books & Music’s 35th anniversary with a special reading and discussion of his new book this month.

By:Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music

Wyoming Wolves basketball coach Vander Klay honored for 300th win

Vander Klay was inducted into the 300+ Varsity Century Club at the BCAM Hall-of-Fame/Clinic week-end at Oakland University.

By:K.D. Norris

October 20, 2017

East Kentwood marching band to host 20-school competition Saturday 

This East Kentwood High School Falcon Marching Band Invitational, a marching band competition, and will be Oct. 21 from 2:30-10 p.m.

By:Kelly Arganbright/Kentwood Band and Orchestra Booster

October 20, 2017

Local palliative care expert has personal experience with own end of life choices

Holland Home hopes to help the community better understand advanced care planning with its presentation of the documentary Being Mortal on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

By:Allison Clark

October 20, 2017

School News Network: Girls ‘inspired to do more’ at tech camp

Eighteen seventh- and eighth-grade girls from Valleywood Middle School recently attended BitCamp, hosted by Software GR, a nonprofit association dedicated to building and supporting the software design and development community in West Michigan.

By:Erin Albanese, School News Network

October 19, 2017

GVSU dedicates new black box theater in honor of renowned vocalist

This month, the Grand Valley community celebrated the formal dedication of the Linn Maxwell Keller Theatre, located in the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts.

By:Matthew Makowski, GVSU

October 18, 2017

Renovations on ‘The Bridge’ of Arbor Circle are underway

Much-needed upgrades to the facility and improvements to the functionality of the existing space will make The Bridge an even more welcoming space for the youth served each year.

By:The Bridge at Arbor Circle