January 31, 2013; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Administrators at Grand Rapids Community have canceled all classes starting at 4 p.m. or later at campuses in Kent County because of severe winter weather, according to an email alert sent by the college this afternoon.
January 31, 2013; The Rapidian
Mayor George Heartwell’s 10th State of the City address outlined past successes, current activities and future plans for the second largest city in Michigan. Over 400 people joined the mayor and other dignitaries for breakfast at DeVos Place on Saturday, January 26, 2013.
… Heartwell spoke of the momentum of programs focusing on the city’s youth. He praised the community for actively nurturing and valuing our students, acknowledging GRPS Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal and the Board of Education, as well as Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids Community College, as partners in planning for the future. George Grant, dean of the school of social work at Grand Valley State University gave a summary of the Community Conversations About the Children of Grand Rapids.