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Kent Harvest Trails through the Month of October

Kent Harvest Trails through the Month of October

October is upon us and it’s that favorite time of year to experience the incredible flavors of fall. There are 20 farms throughout Kent County participating and it’s a great family opportunity to visit these farms & farm markets.

At The Barn - 8183 Herrington Avenue NE, Belmont, MI

Blok Orchard - 6365 4 Mile Road NE, Ada, MI

Bos Greenhouse & Farm- 1674 Spaulding Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm - 3025 6 Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids, MI

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3 arrested for GR church parking lot shooting

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Three people have been charged in connection to last week's shooting in the parking lot of St. Isidore Catholic Church.

Yancy Keymon Nash, 17, is charged with assault with intent to murder, armed robbery and felony firearm. Dylan Micheal Egan Shearer, 17, and Dominic Antonio Sandoval, 19, are charged with armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

All were arrested Friday following the Sept. 29 incident, in which a 21-year-old man was shot in the stomach. His injuries were non-life-threatening.

HFM’s Walkin’ on the Wild Side

HFM’s Walkin’ on the Wild Side

Put on your walking shoes for the first 5k walk in West Michigan for the Hemophilia Foundation! Be a participant in this event to help raise awareness & funds for HFM’s programs & services for those in Michigan with bleeding disorders.

Walkin’ on the West Side for Hemophilia takes place this Saturday, October 10 at Fifth Third Ballpark at 4500 West River Road in Grand Rapids. Check in is at 9:00am and the walk is at 10:00am

Woman arrested for stabbing man in G.R.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Police say a woman is behind bars after stabbing a man on the northeast side of the city early Sunday morning.

It happened just after 12:30 on Caledonia Street between Taylor and Plainfield Avenues. A police lieutenant says the two were fighting when the woman stabbed the man in the chest. His injury is described as a "small puncture wound." He is expected to live.

The woman's name has not been released. The incident is still under investigation.

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Man dies in G.R. motorcycle crash

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Police are investigating a motorcycle crash on the city's west side that left one man dead.

It happened just before 7 p.m. Thursday near Shawmut Boulevard and Wendover Road NW.

Witnesses tell police the 26-year-old motorcyclist was heading north on Shawmut at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed. The man later died at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital.

Officers are withholding the name of the motorcyclist until they have notified his name.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Special Services Unit at (616) 456-3771, or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.

Grand Rapids, MI Pulaski Days in full swing this coming Weekend

Grand Rapids, MI Pulaski Days in full swing this coming Weekend

Pulaski Days in Grand Rapids, MI will kick off on Thursday evening, October 1st for some of the Polish Halls. Officially, this event kicks off about Noon, Friday, October 2nd  and goes through Sunday, October 4th.

There will lots of Polish food and dancing. A bussing schedule is available also for people traveling from hall to hall. I am attaching a schedule for all the halls along with a map. All the halls are open to the public for the weekend.

Enjoy a Polish Weekend in Grand Rapids!

Initiatives That Could Help Prevent Elder Fraud

Initiatives That Could Help Prevent Elder Fraud

Senior Citizens and their families lose $3 Billion a year to con artists. What can we do to stop them?

This is a statement on the cover of the latest Consumer Reports magazine. In a recent study, about 1 in 20 seniors said they were financially abused. If a new disease struck that many older Americans the report noted, a public health crisis would likely be declared.