The rest of the story about the $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins with Grand Haven's original waterfront goals in 1963, which identified a need to find a way for people to walk from the end of the pier to the "underutilized Harbor Island."
Tiffany Balk, the owner of Blueberry Haven in downtown Grand Haven, recently posted on her blog about mentoring a couple of college students who are competing for a prize that can be used to help them start their own business.
A federal judge in Texas has rescued congressional Republicans from a politically costly showdown with President Barack Obama over funding for the Homeland Security Department, which runs out Feb. 27, and his executive order protecting up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.
Like many baby boomers, my extended family consists of four generations. There’s my mom, my husband and myself, our two children, and a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. That means that I’m up on everything from Legos to Medicare.
Following the recent horrific burning by ISIS of a Jordanian pilot, the talking heads have been buzzing about whether America should send ground troops into combat in the Middle East — once again! — over and above our present mission of air strikes, drones and "advising," whatever that means.