The Rapidian

Catholic Central High School

Growing up at historical Houseman Field

by (caithoop)

Submitted 12-22-2014 under VOICES

Grand Rapids as a city has seen great transformation in the last 10 years. As a 20-something adult, I live among the throngs of people who chose to transplant to this mid-sized city. But I’ve been here the whole time, and I have not forgotten...

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Eagle Scout Service Project reinvigorates Immaculate Heart of Mary's Respect Life Month cross display

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 10-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Tom Haley remembers painting the old crosses. In October 2007, Haley and his 7th grade classmates painted more than 100 unfinished scrap wood crosses that were donated to Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) School. The students were joined by...

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Six Sons, Six Eagles: Local Boy Scout joins his five brothers in earning Scouting's highest rank

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 08-24-2012 under OPINION

For some time, Augustine Iacopelli had been wondering how he could match the license plate of  his wife, Diane, which reads, "6 SONS." But when their youngest son, Nathan, became the sixth Iacopelli son to earn the rank of Eagle Scout...

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ArtPrize piece catches fire in Cathedral Square

by (John Eisenschenk)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under NEWS

(Video) Michael Glenn Monroe was welding his The Sharing Tree (fondly known as "Woody") Project for ArtPrize at the Cathedral Square near the Catholic Central High School when the tree caught fire around 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2009. See his...

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