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 »

July 28th Muskegon City Council Meeting

By: Emily Guiles The Muskegon City Council met on July 28th and on the agenda was discussion to buy new police cruisers, and a resolution in support of the new parking strategy. Regarding the new police cruisers, the council moved

July 27th Muskegon Heights City Council

By:Emily Guiles On July 27th Muskegon Heights City Council meeting took place and there was no old business to discuss but plenty of new business. To start with there was a recommendation from the committee of the whole that council

Sprinkler System Trouble

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By: Emily Guiles Construction on Webster Avenue has been completed, however there have been multiple complaints regarding the mistreatment or residents personal property during the construction. According to resident accounts the sprinkler systems in their terraces have been unearthed and

July 14th Council Meeting

By: Emily Guiles   On Tuesday July 14th Muskegon City council meeting took place to discuss new and old business, the first of which was the demolition of five properties that were structurally compromised. The buildings in question were; 1258

Watch Muskegon Heights Go

By: Emily Guiles   On the 13th of July the Muskegon Heights council meeting took place to address two orders of new business and hear some of the citizens present speak. The first order of new business was discussing the

Stabbing in Glen Oaks Apartments

At 12:30 Am on Tuesday, July 14th, a male resident of the 500 block of Glen Oaks Apartments was stabbed in the hip by his former girlfriend. He received non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The

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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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

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