ANNOUNCEMENTS

Metro Health Farm Market Relocates

Metro Health Village is expanding with new businesses during the next several months.

To make room for the new construction and ensure the safety of vendors and visitors, the Metro Health Farm Market is moving to a new location within Metro Health Village starting Thursday, July 17. Follow the signs and look for the bright Metro Health flags, and you’ll find it just past Wright & Filippis and Kaczmarski Hearing Services near the Metro Health Conference Center at 2225 Main Street. Parking will be available next to the market.

Vote August 5th!

Remember to make time in your day on Tuesday, August 5th to vote! There are important millages at stake affecting your Wyoming public safety (see ci.wyoming.mi.us/police/documents/publicsafetymillage.pdf), Kent county senior millage (see kentseniormillage.com/ballotlanguage ), and Kent County library services (see kdl.org/millage), and candidates running for public office in your area (see  WKTV We the People 2014). Don’t let vacationing be your excuse – vote absentee ballot! Visit your city clerk’s office for forms.

Tornado Relief Services City of Wyoming

Ideal Park residents continuing to seek assistance in their clean up efforts from last week’s tornado can call 762-333-1534. Volunteer relief representatives will be answering calls for the next several weeks. These services are free of charge from reputable organizations authorized by the city. If you need any kind of help, call and ask. This is a coordinated effort for disaster relief. For Public Safety non-emergency questions or concerns call 616-530-7300. To contact Wyoming City Hall call 616-530-7272.

Storm Debris Drop Off for Kentwood

100_1231Kentwood residents with storm debris from trees can continue to take loads to Kelloggwoods Park until further notice according to the city office. Residents must show proof of residency in the City of Kentwood.

Upcoming Events

  1. Wyoming Concert in the Park

    July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Wyoming Concerts in the Park

    August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An interview with Wyoming’s Chief of Police James Carmody and Capt. Kimberly Koster
Firetruck Wyoming
July 25th, 2014 by Colleen Pierson

WKTV’s Citizen Journalism team recently had the opportunity to interview Wyoming’s Chief of Police James E. Carmody and Capt. Kimberly Koster about what’s new with the Wyoming Public Safety department. This interview took place before the recent double murder/suicide which has exhausted numerous resources in their department. [Read More]

Meet the Candidates–We The People
We The People
July 24th, 2014 by WKTV Staff

WKTV Community Television produced video segments with individuals running for public office. Meet Ken Yonker– Running for Republican Incumbent Michigan State Representative 72nd District and Gabe Hudson–Republican Candidate Michigan State Representative 72nd District. Our Citizen Journalism website will continue to share all candidate’s messages/platform from now until the election is over. [Read More]

Kent District Library Millage Request on August 5 Ballot
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July 23rd, 2014 by Morgan Jarema

Kent County, Mich.– On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, Kent District Library residents will vote on a 1.28 mills ballot proposal to provide funding for KDL for 10 years. The 1.28 millage rate consists of a renewal of the 0.88 mills levy, which has been in place since 2000 and expires at the end of 2014, and an additional 0.4 mills. The Kent District Library property tax millage provides 90% of the funding for services offered at 18 branch locations and online, including all library materials, technology, staff and programs. [Read More]

Hi Ho Silver Line Away!
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July 23rd, 2014 by Kathy Gray

With a launch date of August 25, 2014, Division Avenue will be the home of the first Bus Rapid Transit system, or BRT, in the state of Michigan. Named the Silver Line, this enhanced transportation system will be eagerly watched by Detroit and Lansing as a catalyst for potential economic growth and development leading into the downtown area. [Read More]

Meet the Candidates–WE THE PEOPLE!
July 22nd, 2014 by WKTV Community Media Staff

WKTV Community Media Center produced video segments with individuals running for public office. Meet Franklin Cornielle–Democratic Candidate running for Kent County Commissioner and Michael Johnston–Democratic Candidate running for Kent County Commissioner. Also, meet Republican Candidate Emily Post Brieve running for Kent County Commissioner. Our Citizen Journalism website will continue to share all candidate’s messages/platform from now until the election is over. [Read More/Watch Video]

Recipe of the Week–Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate
July 22nd, 2014 by Metro Hospital Staff

Try fresh from the market strawberries dipped in
chocolate for a dessert or snack. It’s a quick,
healthy way to satisfy your chocolate craving.
Servings-4 Servings
Prep Time: 10minutes
Ingredients:
2 ounces high quality dark chocolate
12 strawberries [Read More]

New Phantom of the Opera Production to Premiere at DeVos Hall in 2016
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July 21st, 2014 by Broadway Grand Rapids staff

Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group are delighted to announce that their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make its Grand Rapids premiere in at DeVos Performance Hall for 16 performances May 18-29, 2016. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. [Read More]

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