GRCC in the News – 10/20/11

Endorsements for Ruth Kelly and Elias Lumpkins Jr. for GR City Commission (editorial)
Published: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 7:00 AM | The Grand Rapids Press Editorial Board

Two Grand Rapids City Commissioners face challengers on the Nov. 8 ballot. Both incumbents have earned re-election to four-year terms. We endorse 2nd Ward Commissioner RUTH KELLY and 3rd Ward Commissioner ELIAS LUMPKINS Jr. […] As retired dean of students and alumni services at Grand Rapids Community College Mr. Lumpkins came to the post with a wealth of experience and community connections.  (More)

Wanted: More bars, grocery stores and restaurants for the Michigan Street corridor
Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 11:52 PM | Rick Wilson | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — More bars, restaurants and grocery and drug stores topped the list of what Grand Rapids residents said they want to see as the future of Michigan Street NE is mapped out. […] The study area is home to about 20,000 residents, and 50,000 people work or attend school in a 50-acre area that includes the Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital campus, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University, among others.  (More)

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