The Renew Michigan initiative proposes to clean up PFAS sites with revenue from landfill tipping, the state-mandated cost for waste to be deposited in landfills.
This is my fifth year of retirement, and fall always reminds me of that. I miss being with my colleagues and the students. I do not miss getting up bright and early and heading off to school.
We all have had incidents in our past which haunt us like the ghost of Christmas past. Some of these ghosts from our past are what we did to others, and other ghosts are what other people did to us.
Every fall we seem to fall behind. Our house is a mess, our calendar is crazy, the yard looks like we’ve skipped town and we just can’t seem to get it together.
It might seem like the school year just started, but for high school seniors, October is full of opportunities for them to consider, plan and prepare for life after graduation.
It’s kind of a big deal. Or I should say, they are kind of big deals.
It has been a turbulent couple of weeks in the United States of America.
I want students to see things from a different point of view: to watch theater they might otherwise never see, to understand even the minor differences in culture across the border, to meet people they’ve never met.
While Michigan voters will also decide who goes to Congress, they will also decide who is going to be our next governor, as well as the fate of three important ballot proposals.
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt
On Venus, the only thing a man can do better than a woman is to kill spiders.
It has now been over one year since the citizens in Michigan’s Second Congressional District have had an opportunity to meet with their representative in a public forum.
Harry Houdini was first and foremost an entertainer. He began his career in vaudeville performing card tricks. A manager encouraged him to focus on his escape stunts.
I was struck recently by the findings of a Harvard University study that found that children who were raised in a religious or spiritual environment were better protected from depression, substance abuse and other risky behaviors.
With the arrival of September and the start of fall, our attention also turns to a new school year. One local facility with a long and rich history is Central School, which became the Grand Haven community’s fourth school.