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Donors and Partners Help Feed West Michigan

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 02-07-2022 under NONPROFITS

Over the past year Guiding Light has seen an increased need for food donations in the West Michigan community. Food Services Director Allen Holt has taken the lead in acquiring more donor sources and as a result we have seen a huge increase in the...

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Government Shutdown: Q&A with Legal Aid's Karen Tjapkes

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the partial government shutdown now in its second month, more and more people are feeling the strain. The impact goes beyond the 800,000 federal workers, including those at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, who missed their second paycheck...

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Homeownership dream evaporates in changing neighborhood

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 12-22-2016 under NEWS

“I’m watching strangers go in and out of my home,” said Yvonne Johnson, looking out the window. While we talked at a neighbor's house, Johnson’s home was filled with realtors and prospective buyers, there for a typical...

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Taming the "Green Booger"

by (tylerwnickerson)

Submitted 11-02-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The story of a problem property on an otherwise peaceful block has been told time and time again. The house that has loud parties, drug activities, and “riff-raff” as my dad used to say, plague the rest of neighbors. One strategy that...

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