8:30 AM Apr 30, 2012
Fifty "littles' from Big Brother/Big Sisters of the Lakeshore, along with their "bigs,' will be going to the major leagues in July thanks to the effort of a Grand Haven Township man. The July 19 trip will be made possible thanks to the fundraising efforts of Dave Palmer, who is seeking to raise $5,500 to send the 100 people to Comerica Park in Detroit for a Tigers-Angels game.
6:00 PM Apr 29, 2012
Loutit District Library's Sunday afternoon concert season concludes May 6 with the River Valley Strings, a nine-member group based in Grand Rapids.
8:00 PM Apr 29, 2012
The Northwest Ottawa Recreation Authority's Mother, Daughter Tea Party is Saturday, May 5, at Lakeshore Middle School's Café.
9:27 PM Apr 28, 2012
Ottawa County residents can breathe a little easier, according to the results of the American Lung Association's annual report released this week. According to the "State of the Air 2012' findings, the county's air quality has improved from an F to a C grade, based on ozone pollution.
2:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
A building that housed a furniture store for years is now getting a new life after sitting empty since 2008. Contractors knocked the false front off the former Porenta's Furniture store, 111 N. Third St., and cut several new windows into the brick building.
7:00 AM Apr 28, 2012
Staff and patrons evacuated Loutit District Library at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, minutes before a busload of first-graders was scheduled to enter the building for a New Reader Round-Up program.
10:00 AM Apr 29, 2012
The Theology on Tap group is preparing for its last gathering before taking a summer break.
6:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
First Christian Reformed Church of Grand Haven will conduct another electronics recycling event next weekend. It will take place at the church, 516 S. Ferry St., from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 4; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5.
12:00 PM Apr 29, 2012
The next free concert in First Presbyterian Church's Community Artist Series will feature the handbell choir Embellish at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6.
4:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
Students from the Voyager program at Ferry Elementary School in Grand Haven added new trees to East Grand River Park on Friday during the city's annual Arbor Day celebration.

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