Catalyst Radio: Phoenix Society provides peer support opportunities for burn survivors

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio highlights the national nonprofit organization Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, which is headquartered here in...

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Safety officials see increase in fireworks-related fires

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“The city of Grand Rapids has seen 1/10 of one inch of rain in the past 22 days,” says Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Salatka. “Since May 1 the Grand Rapids area has a four-inch deficit of rain compared to our local averages. These...

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Glance at the Past - Fire Bell

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This bell still stands at the entrance of Grand Rapids Public Museum. Learn about its rich history with Grand Rapids Fire Department on this episode of Glance at the Past!

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Building Healthy Homes Tour

by (Healthy Homes C...)

Submitted 06-27-2011 under

  Are you looking to get more involved in the community? Do you want to help create positive change in the lives of Grand Rapids families? We are a small children's environmental health non-profit organization creating BIG change in Grand...

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Footage of Northwest church building fire

by (George)

Submitted 06-14-2011 under NEWS

Josh Breuer, our man on the street when it comes to providing top notch building fire footage has done it again with this short clip of smoke pouring out of the Latvian Apostolate at Our Lady of Aglona church this afternoon. The Latvian Catholic...

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Rapidians gather info and react to Kindel fire

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-09-2011 under NEWS

We were inspired when reporters Nick Manes and Jenn Schaub contributed what snapshots and video they could about the Kindel Building fire. Elsewhere on the internet, denizens Grace Eyre and many others helped round out the story, stirring personal...

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At least one fatality reported in Fulton Heights house fire

by (lexan kolux)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

At approximately 11pm Thursday evening a number of emergency vehicles arrived in the Fulton Heights neighborhood for a house fire at 127 Mayfield Ave NE, on the west side of the street. Victims were pulled from the house, and a large group of Grand...

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque going on national tour, fundraise at Electric Cheetah

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 06-14-2010 under NEWS

Super Happy Funtime Burleque is a Grand Rapids based ragtag group of talented performers who bring action and entertainment to the people all around the West Michigan area. Known for pushing the restrictions on stripping, and stepping on the toes of...

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American Bakery Fire Delays Opening Day

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 05-03-2010 under NEWS

The long awaited re-opening day for the American Bakery will have to wait. The Grand Rapids Fire Department was called to 712 Bridge St. NW this morning (Monday) around 7am to find a fire in progress at the landmark west side establishment....

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Late Morning Vehicle Incident in Baxter

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NEWS

The late morning got loud and smokey with the sound and smell of squealing tires on the street, today, outside the Institute for Global Education (IGE) 1118 Wealthy SE.  A white, late-model SUV had plowed into the back of a late-model minivan,...

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