A Rose by Ichiro’s Name

A Rose by Ichiro’s Name

By Mark Vasto A Rose by Ichiro’s Name Pete Rose follows me on Twitter now, or at least he retweeted something I wrote about him, and that’s good enough for me. I’m also friends on Facebook with Jenny Mollen and Willie Nelson, and depending on which generation you talk to, nobody knows anyone I just […]

Released Emails Suggest the DNC Derided the Sanders Campaign

Released Emails Suggest the DNC Derided the Sanders Campaign

MICHAEL D. SHEAR and MATTHEW ROSENBERG Mark Landler contributed reporting. Top officials at the Democratic National Committee criticized and mocked Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont during the primary campaign, even though the organization publicly insisted that it was neutral in the race, according to committee emails made public by WikiLeaks Friday. WikiLeaks posted almost 20,000 […]

Gus Macker Kicks off Today in Downtown Muskegon

Gus Macker Kicks off Today in Downtown Muskegon

Muskegon County – It’s official. Basketball is taking over downtown Muskegon today. The two day event(July 23 & 24) is taking place on Morris Street. After several years, Muskegon has decided to bring Americas Original 3 on 3 basketball tournament back. The reason Muskegon decided to join the Gus Macker is because it’s a community […]

Clinton Selects Tim Kaine, Popular Senator From a Swing State, as Running Mate

Clinton Selects Tim Kaine, Popular Senator From a Swing State, as Running Mate

AMY CHOZICK Clinton’s choice, which she announced via text message to supporters, came after her advisers spent months poring over potential vice-presidential candidates who could lift the Democratic ticket in an unpredictable race against Trump. In the end, Clinton decided Kaine, 58, a former governor of Virginia who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, […]

Gov. Snyder issues statement on Michigan’s unemployment drop

Gov. Snyder issues statement on Michigan’s unemployment drop

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement after the announcement that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June fell to 4.6 percent, its lowest point since February 2001: “Today’s drop in the unemployment rate marks another milestone on Michigan’s comeback path. At 4.6 percent, our unemployment rate has now fallen by […]

GOP Makes Trump Its Official Choice for President

GOP Makes Trump Its Official Choice for President

ALEXANDER BURNS and JONATHAN MARTIN CLEVELAND — Donald Trump was formally crowned the Republican nominee for president at the party’s convention on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous primary season but not nagging questions about his polarizing candidacy as he once again found himself embroiled in controversy. With his campaign appearing in disarray after his wife, Melania, […]

B-17 coming to Muskegon

B-17 coming to Muskegon

Muskegon County – The World War II-era B-17 “Yankee Lady” is a radial-engine roaring, prop-spinning, flying piece of history that will land Saturday, July 23, at Muskegon County Airport. The Yankee Air Museum is dispatching its flagship, the Boeing B-17G “Yankee Lady,” to Muskegon for a one-day visit. The museum’s award winning World War II […]

What to Expect at the Republican National Convention

What to Expect at the Republican National Convention

DECLAN WALSH Republican delegates are converging on the lakeside city of Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. Their task is to nominate the party’s presidential candidate for the election in November. There is a single contender: Donald Trump, the property tycoon, reality TV star and — after a successful primary campaign that upended American politics […]

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER 1.6 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER 1.6 MILLION IN SCHOLARSHIPS

Muskegon – With the close of the 2016 school year, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFMC) announces it has awarded 491 scholarships totaling in $1,646,242 to graduating seniors from Muskegon County schools. Twenty nine percent of the scholarships awarded were to “first generation college students,” the first person in their family to pursue post-secondary […]