The Rapidian

George Heartwell

Rapid Revolution to kick off Rapid Yes initiative

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 04-13-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

  Much of our country appears to be undergoing a rebirth of cities.  Baby boomers are moving back from the suburbs, big-box retailers are adjusting their business models to fit into urban centers, and perhaps most importantly, urban mass-...

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[RESCHEDULED] Monthly live call-in show with Grand Rapids mayor to air Thursday 5 p.m.

by (George)

Submitted 04-04-2011 under NEWS

***UPDATE*** due to a last minute scheduling conflict, this month's episode of City Connection has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 21 at 5 p.m. Our apologies for any inconvenience. At 5pm Monday night, City Connection, Mayor Heartwell's...

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Live interactive show with Grand Rapids' Mayor Heartwell aired Monday night

by (George)

Submitted 03-07-2011 under NEWS

At 5pm Monday night, City Connection, Mayor Heartwell's live interactive public access show was simulcast right here on The Rapidian. The program, now in its 19th year, is co-hosted by Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell and GRCMC's Linda...

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Mayor to host interactive show tonight at 5pm on GRTV, The Rapidian

by (George)

Submitted 01-03-2011 under NEWS

Last month, we simulcast City Connection on The Rapidian for the first time. The live call-in show, now in its 19th year, is currently hosted by Grand Rapids mayor George Heartwell and is an opportunity for Grand Rapidians to talk with our...

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Mayors’ Seventh Annual Grand River Clean Up pulls 15,689 pounds of trash from watershed

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 10-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Mayors’ Seventh Annual Grand River Clean Up brought together 202 volunteers on Saturday, October 9 to collect a total of 15,689 lbs of trash from 10 miles of Grand River watershed, according to refuse data from the four participating...

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Development in Heartside - Part III: The Social Services Perspective

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is the third installment in Michael Tuffelmire and Nick Manes' Heartside Development series. The first piece focused on the perspective of the homeless in the Heartside neighborhood. The second part looked at the perspective of businesses,...

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Live Mayor Call-In Show Celebrates 18 Years, Adapts With New Technology

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

A clip from City Connection's first episode on April 24, 1992 with Mayor John Logie. Here at GRTV we constantly meet people with a need to share ideas.  Whether it be analysis of our culture, exclamation of faith or sharing talents and...

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A tribute: On the death of Mayor Lyman Parks

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 11-04-2009 under OPINION

A Tribute by Mayor George Heartwell Grand Rapids lost a giant yesterday. Former Mayor Lyman Parks died of complications accompanying a stroke. The community is poorer with his passing. Lyman Parks held office during an extraordinary period of...

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