I am frequently asked about the secrets to success for middle and high school students. The standard replies include uninterrupted family time for daily reflection on learning, nightly reading, a dedicated time and place for homework, and staying in communication with school and teachers.
Michigan Department of Transportation officials have a plan in mind to ease Grand Haven traffic congestion by reducing or eliminating the decorative median between Jackson Street and Washington Avenue.
September is that transitional time between summer and autumn. The children are back in school, summer humidity begins to subside, days are generally warm and pleasant, evenings cool down, and sweaters and jackets begin to appear.
A few weeks ago, I read Kelly Kalis' community column, "Back-to-school blues not just for kids" in the Grand Haven Tribune. Kalis wrote about how she loves having her kids home for the summer and is dreading the start of school that will leave her with a quiet, lonely house — and leave her talking to the cat.
To the Editor:
It has been proposed that high-density apartments be built on the Grand Landing site. Building over 200 high-density apartments (mostly one- and two-bedroom apartments without garages) has been presented to our city Planning Commission for approval.