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Teen shot in Muskegon Heights drive-by


MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Police are searching for the suspect responsible for the drive-by shooting of a teenager in Muskegon Heights.

It happened around 12:20 a.m. Thursday in front of the post office on Peck Street between Hume Avenue and Sherman Boulevard.

A witness says two teenagers were walking to a party in the neighborhood when someone in a passing van began shooting at them. He tells us there were six gun shots, and one of the boys was hit.

Police at the scene were not releasing information on the condition of the victim.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Muskegon Heights Police Department at (231) 733-8900, or Silent Observer at (231) 72-CRIME (27469).


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Man sentenced to 19 years in prison for purse snatching


Muskegon, Mich. (WZZM) A man caught on camera stealing a purse, on two occasions, is headed to prison.

A Muskegon County judge sentenced Arthur Sheard to 19 years in prison for this purse snatching at the Norton Shores Meijer back in March.

The 59-year-old woman didn't let go of her purse right away, was dragged behind the car and critically injured.

He was also sentenced to 16 years in prison for a similar crime at a Muskegon gas station the night before.

Police said Sheard told them he stole the purses because he needed money for crack.


My Town: Head of ADAC Automotive to lead automotive supplier board

My Town: Head of ADAC Automotive to lead automotive supplier board

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CASCADE, Mich.– Jim Teets, President & CEO of ADAC Automotive (Grand Rapids, Michigan/USA), has been nominated as chairman of the Board of Directors of VAST – one of the leading automotive suppliers in security and access control products.

The position of chairman was created in the context of organizational changes in 2010, and it was decided that this function will rotate among the three VAST partners every two years. Harry Stratton, Chairman of STRATTEC Security (Milwaukee, Wisconsin/USA), was the first chairman. The last two years Rainer Goelz, CEO of WITTE Automotive (Velbert, Germany), headed up the VAST Board of Directors, which defines the strategic goals of the alliance, oversees the implementation of the VAST global initiatives and provides advice to the VAST leadership team.

The Power of Wondering, Following and Holding

The Power of Wondering, Following and Holding

The Power of Wondering, Following and Holding

GOOD FOR YOUTH 

 

(formerly Saving Lives, Embracing Children

and

The Youth Development Network)

 Michael Trout, Director of The Infant-Parent Institute

 

Good for YOUth is excited to present Michael Trout, Director of The Infant-Parent Institute, Inc. to Muskegon for a one-day conference. 

 

 

This conference will address the intersection of attachment theory and developmental neurobiology: Collaborating with each other, and with caregivers, to understand the behavior of young children.

 

 

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Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 08/18-08/25/14

Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

08/18/2014 – 08/22/14 Footlights Fun Camp

‎The Muskegon Civic Theatre invites you to the Footlights Fun Camp in the Hilt Building located at 425 W. Western Ave. Happening Monday through Friday, June 16-August 22 at 9:00am. The cost is $185. For more information, call 231-722-3852.

08/18/2014 - GOT BRAINS?

My Town Muskegon: Disaster volunteer training Aug. 20

My Town Muskegon: Disaster volunteer training Aug. 20

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MUSKEGON, Mich.– The American Red Cross is offering disaster response training geared to individuals who want to volunteer to help victims of disaster.

This course is a prerequisite for all advanced disaster training offered for American Red Cross disaster volunteers. This course is open to the public is an entry level instructor led course.

The disaster training course,  “Disaster Services: An Overview” will be held on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at the American Red Cross, 313 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. This training will prepare potential volunteers to understand the Red Cross role in disaster relief and prepare the participant for further training that will allow the participant to assist in responding to house fires, managing a shelter, feeding, meeting medical needs and providing emotional support to disaster victims.

My Town: Four fun ways to prepare for heading back to school

My Town: Four fun ways to prepare for heading back to school

The start of the 2014-15 schools year is just around the corner.

As a parent, don’t let the start of a new school year catch you off guard- start preparing your students now to hit the books this fall.  While some activities, like waking up early, may be met with less enthusiasm, back-to-school preparation can be fun. 

Educators at Michigan Connections Academy have developed four fun, yet educational, activities parents and students can do together to help prepare for a successful start to the new school year— and the best part is the students won’t even realize they are learning!