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Mayor Bliss to discuss Housing and Homelessness in monthly call in show

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-04-2016 under NEWS

City Connection continued Monday, April 4th at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' third episode of the show. Discussion centered around Housing and homelessess with Tracie Coffman, Director of the Kent County...

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Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

With fitness trends like CrossFit and wearable technology like the Fitbit, it’s easier than ever for people to get on (and stay on!) the exercise train. Even so, our dedication to exercise is often tied to losing weight, or getting our "...

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Mayor Bliss to discuss city neighborhoods in monthly call in show

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-14-2016 under NEWS

City Connection continued Monday, March 14 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' second episode of the show. Discussion centered around neighborhood issues, with Stacy Stout, the city's newly hired...

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Step-Up Youth Productions provides outlet for creativity, physical activity

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

A young girl in a puffy ball gown shows off her elegant waltzing skills. Next, a teenage couple swirls by to the tune of a classic song. Then, an 8 year old boy does the jive, perfectly in time to the fast-paced music playing. These are scenes from...

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"Radio on the TV" series returns to GRTV with new hosts, editing styles

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

WYCE’s Radio on the TV, a music video show produced in collaboration with GRTV at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, is in the midst of season four of the show. It airs every Tuesday at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 4 p.m...

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Mayor Bliss answers questions live on first City Connection appearance

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

City Connection continued this Monday, February 8 at 5 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for Mayor Rosalynn Bliss' first episode of the show. Topics included a discussion of Police and Community Relations with GRPD Police Chief Rahinsky,...

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Santa to take calls, tweets live on Monday, December 21

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

This Monday, from 6-7 p.m., Santa Claus will be in the GRTV studio, accepting calls and reading tweets live for the annual GRTV Santa Call-In Show.  The show, which has been run annually, had take a haitus for a few years, but is being revived...

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The Rapid reports increased services, success for Silver Line

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

It’s been just over a year since The Rapid launched the Silver Line, Michigan’s first bus rapid transit (BRT) system. The Silver Line connects area suburbs to Grand Rapids to help commuters get downtown quickly. “The whole idea of...

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The Healthy Homes Coalition works to keep children's housing safe

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Asthma is a common, chronic condition in our community, affecting 1 of out 10 kids in Grand Rapids. While asthma is partially caused by genetics, environmental factors in your home can also trigger asthma. “If the air in that house where the...

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Major Taylor Cycling aims to improve physical, social and emotional health of youth

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this year, Sandra Bentley’s grandson was looking for an after-school biking club to join in Grand Rapids. “He couldn’t find one, so we decided to create our own!” says Bentley, Executive Director of Major Taylor...

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