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Among the Stars: GRPM & GRAAA Invite the Community to Celebrate Statewide Astronomy Night

Submitted 04-04-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

April is the month for many things -- April Fools' Day, spring break, Earth Day, a number of different religious holidays/observances, and more.  It is also the month in which the annual Michigan State University Science Festival, a 30...

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Rakowski Farm's unique impact on Fulton Street Market and local shopping

Submitted 02-28-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

Over its past 18 years operating as a vendor for the “Fulton Street Farmers Market,” Pat and Ginny Rakowski’s Family Farm has solidified itself as a neighborhood mainstay, as well as a local business that is not afraid to innovate...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la locutora de radio voluntaria Gabriella de la Vega

Submitted 12-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Nacida en México, se mudó a los Estados Unidos y llama a Grand Rapids su hogar, Gabriella de la Vega comparte su amor por los sonidos en español como programadora voluntaria en WYCE 88.1fm. Gabriella se unió al programa matutino de la estación de...

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Gabriella de la Vega

Submitted 12-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Born in Mexico, moving to the U.S., and calling Grand Rapids her home, Gabriella de la Vega shares her love for Spanish-language sounds as a volunteer programmer on WYCE 88.1fm. Gabriella joined the community radio station's morning...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la locutora de radio voluntaria Deisy Madrigal

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Nacida en California, viviendo brevemente en Colorado y hoy, llamando Grand Rapids su hogar, Deisy Madrigal comparte su amor por los sonidos en español como programadora voluntaria en WYCE 88.1fm. Deisy se unió al programa matutino de la estación de...

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Deisy Madrigal

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Born in California, living briefly in Colorado, and calling Grand Rapids her home, Deisy Madrigal shares her love for Spanish-language sounds as a volunteer programmer on WYCE 88.1fm. Deisy joined the community radio station's morning...

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Planting Trees and Hope

Submitted 11-23-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

You give up a lot when you start over. You let go of what’s familiar and move on to something unfamiliar. It takes a lot of work and perseverance to start over, especially to overcome the unknown. I, along with a group of volunteers, recently...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con el presentador de radio voluntario Silverio Cerda

Submitted 11-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Silverio “Silver” Cerda, que nacido en Dallas, Texas, fue criado en el suroeste de Michigan y llama Grand Rapids su hogar, comparte su amor por los ritmos y sonidos en español como programador voluntario en WYCE 88.1fm. Silverio se unió...

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Silverio Cerda

Submitted 11-09-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Born in Dallas, Texas, raised in southwest Michigan, and calling Grand Rapids his home, Silverio "Silver" Cerda shares his love for Spanish-language rhythms and sounds as a volunteer programmer on WYCE 88.1fm. Silverio joined the...

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City Connection: Mayor blissed joined by James Hurt, Manager of city Public Services

Submitted 10-04-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Join us on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 4 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for this month's episode of City Connection. City Connection is a monthly live call-in show hosted by the mayors of Grand Rapids since 1992. Mayor Bliss will be joined by...

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