Muskegon Heights shooting victim taken off life support

On July 1st, 2015, at approximately 9:18 p.m, Peggy Sue Everett was taken off life support at an area hospital and passed away due to injuries sustained in the June 30th, 2015 More »

Muskegon will receive a $250,000 grant towards the blight fight in the Nelson, Jackson Hill, and Nims neighborhoods

Residents in the Nelson, Jackson Hill and Nims neighborhoods will soon see the fight against blight in a tangible way with help from the Blight Elimination Program. According to the City of More »

Fireworks are Exciting but Injure more than 3,700 Children Each Summer

  Fireworks are Exciting but Injure more than 3,700 Children Each Summer   Safe Kids West Michigan reminds parents to be prepared and follow top safety tips   [Muskegon MI; June 26, More »

Kiesha Guy hired as New Executive Director of MOCAP

ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR MUSKEGON OCEANA COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP, INC The MOCAP, Inc. governing Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Kiesha Guy as the Executive Director More »

Nims’ Neighborhood comes together

On June 6th the neighborhood around Nims’ school, which was closed three years ago due to budget difficulties, in order to build a new playground for the children in the community. Many More »

Nominations Being Accepted forResidential & Business Beautification Awards

Nominations Being Accepted for Residential & Business Beautification Awards   The City of Muskegon in conjunction with the Neighborhood Associations is now accepting nominations for Landscape Beautification awards through July 1, 2015. More »

Muskegon Heights shooting victim taken off life support

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On July 1st, 2015, at approximately 9:18 p.m, Peggy Sue Everett was taken off life support at an area hospital and passed away due to injuries sustained in the June 30th, 2015 incident in the 2700 blockof 8th Street in

The Meaning Behind JuneteenthEvery

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By: Emily Guiles When it comes to the Juneteenth celebration many people are not sure what it is about or what the roots of the holiday are. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the

Smith Ryerson Park Juneteenth Celebration

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By: Emily Guiles On June 27th WUVS The Beat put on a Juneteenth celebration that took up the whole 23 acres of Smith Ryerson park at 650 Wood street. 103.7 planned the celebration over three months and spent approximately 10,000

Muskegon will receive a $250,000 grant towards the blight fight in the Nelson, Jackson Hill, and Nims neighborhoods

Residents in the Nelson, Jackson Hill and Nims neighborhoods will soon see the fight against blight in a tangible way with help from the Blight Elimination Program. According to the City of Muskegon’s recent grant application, the demolitions taking place

New Bill For Exonerating Prisoners

By: Emily Guiles In the most recent Muskegon Heights City Council meeting there was not very much to discuss. Mayor Paige remarked that the festival in the park went very well and had a great turn out. Mrs. Billy Bruce

Chicken Coop and Shell Mart Update

By: Emily Guiles Recently the popular restaurant in Muskegon Heights, Shell Mart, and the Chicken Coop, has had to change their store hours and cordon off parts of their parking lot. Both of these stores applied for waivers but Chicken

M Live Community Celebration

By: Emily Guiles Recently MLive and Muskegon chronicle celebrated their 156 years of journalistic presence, along with 103.7 the beat. This celebration took place at Marsh field and had a great turn out. The City of Muskegon Police and Fire

Fireworks are Exciting but Injure more than 3,700 Children Each Summer

  Fireworks are Exciting but Injure more than 3,700 Children Each Summer   Safe Kids West Michigan reminds parents to be prepared and follow top safety tips   [Muskegon MI; June 26, 2015] — The Fourth of July is a

Kiesha Guy hired as New Executive Director of MOCAP

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ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR MUSKEGON OCEANA COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP, INC The MOCAP, Inc. governing Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mrs. Kiesha Guy as the Executive Director effective July 1, 2015.   Mrs. Guy brings

2015 to 2016 City of Muskegon Budget

Citizen Police Academy Graduates By: Emily Guiles

By: Emily Guiles In the most recent City of Muskegon council meeting the city council and police chief Lewis honored the recent graduates of the citizen police academy. 19 academy members began the program and 17 completed the program. This

Obie Trice & Drew Allen to perform at Muskegon’s ” I am Juneteenth” Celebration

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  Paul Allen Billings aka P.A.

Nims’ Neighborhood comes together

Photo by: Emily Guiles

On June 6th the neighborhood around Nims’ school, which was closed three years ago due to budget difficulties, in order to build a new playground for the children in the community. Many community supporters were there to help and even

Nominations Being Accepted forResidential & Business Beautification Awards

Nominations Being Accepted for Residential & Business Beautification Awards   The City of Muskegon in conjunction with the Neighborhood Associations is now accepting nominations for Landscape Beautification awards through July 1, 2015.   Criteria:   *All entries must be original

What does your HEALTHY look like?

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Tell us in 5 minutes and possibly win $500 for your group or church.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1089429111086042/   

MCC Receives Masonic Temple, $200,000 for Entrepreneurial Awards

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Local developer Jonathan Rooks has donated the former Masonic Temple in downtown Muskegon to Muskegon Community College as the new home for its Entrepreneurial Studies program and related business-generating activities. The announcement was made Wednesday morning, June 3, at a

Donate Your Used Car

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Getting a new car? “Don’t trade it, donate it!” Before you head to the dealer, plan on donating your vehicle to WUVS. Usually the value you’ll receive for your donation will meet or exceed what you’re offered as a trade-in.

Muskegon Community College Graduation

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By: Emily Guiles Muskegon Community College prides itself on their graduates and this years grads were no different. The ceremony started off with students in the choir showing off their vocal talent by singing I’ve got the Music in Me.

Watch Muskegon Go!

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By: Emily Guiles On May 26th Muskegon city council met at 5:30 pm to discuss both new and old business from that week. The session started out with a prayer from Priest Tim Cross, followed by the pledge of allegiance.

May 27th Hearings

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By: Emily Guiles On May 27th Muskegon Heights City Council conducted three hearings, the subject of which are three businesses. Two of which are the Chicken Coop and Shell Mart. All businesses were trying to petition and waiver the public

To Ipad, or not to Ipad?

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By: Emily Guiles On Monday the eighteenth of May Muskegon Height City Council held their third council meeting this month. New and old business was up for council discussion, the first of which was; The issue of distributing Ipads to