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Fire engulfs West Side apartments

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 07-24-2014 under NEWS

Firefighters are still working on extinguishing a fire at an apartment complex on the corner of Fourth Street NW and Davis Avenue NW. Leanne Hanson, who was visiting her niece that lives next to the apartment complex, said the fire started around 6...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Local History: Creston landmarks lost to fire

by (crestongr)

Submitted 08-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

By: Pete Tabberer Fire was a constant danger to city dwellers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Buildings were of primarily lumber construction, had wooden shingle roofs and were often heated by coal. Grand Rapids had it's share of...

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The ones in the middle: our experience as citizen journalists

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-29-2012 under VOICES

Yesterday afternoon, my neighbors and I were all working to capture a moment that overtook our neighborhood. I was running around trying to get video, find the fire chief and get information from a variety of neighbors. Kerri and Kyle Esterley and...

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Fire engulfs home on Franklin, endangers nearby buildings

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-28-2012 under NEWS

A fire on the 700 block of Franklin was combatted by numerous firemen and multiple firehoses. Flames burst out the east side of the attic window, with flames licking the building next to it, which houses Healthy Homes Coalition along with apartment...

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Catalyst Radio: Phoenix Society provides peer support opportunities for burn survivors

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio highlights the national nonprofit organization Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, which is headquartered here in...

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Safety officials see increase in fireworks-related fires

by (ulrichb)

Submitted 07-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“The city of Grand Rapids has seen 1/10 of one inch of rain in the past 22 days,” says Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Salatka. “Since May 1 the Grand Rapids area has a four-inch deficit of rain compared to our local averages. These...

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Glance at the Past - Fire Bell

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This bell still stands at the entrance of Grand Rapids Public Museum. Learn about its rich history with Grand Rapids Fire Department on this episode of Glance at the Past!

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Building Healthy Homes Tour

by (Healthy Homes C...)

Submitted 06-27-2011 under

  Are you looking to get more involved in the community? Do you want to help create positive change in the lives of Grand Rapids families? We are a small children's environmental health non-profit organization creating BIG change in Grand...

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Footage of Northwest church building fire

by (George)

Submitted 06-14-2011 under NEWS

Josh Breuer, our man on the street when it comes to providing top notch building fire footage has done it again with this short clip of smoke pouring out of the Latvian Apostolate at Our Lady of Aglona church this afternoon. The Latvian Catholic...

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