Jennifer Vail-Storrs's blog

Wizard of Oz

Last weekend the Wizard of Oz festival took place in Grand Rapids.  ICTV staff was on hand to record the play put on from students from Young at Art.  You can look for this production to be cablecast on Thursday, June 28 at 8:00 pm on your local public access channel. 

Fireworks

Just a reminder that the Grand Rapids 4th of July Fireworks will not take place on July 4th.  This year the Grand Rapids fireworks take place on Saturday, June 30 starting at around 9:00 pm on Pokegama Lake.  This fireworks event started 34 years ago by Grand Rapids resident Leo Burley who offered his licensed pyrotechnic services.  Burley passed away this March at the age of 82 so that left the city faced with having to find another pyrotechnic.  Several fireworks groups were contacted but all were booked for this July 4th.  People can still watch from the lake or at the Pokegama Golf Cour

41 Years of Ministry

Father Jerry Weiss from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will be retiring soon.  He held his last mass with the students from St.

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