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Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

(WZZM) - Lent is underway and we have a list of area churches and organizations offering fish on Friday's for the next 40 days.


Some churches are having events on Good Friday (4/3) and some are not.  For further details and confirmations on any listing, you may want to call ahead.


If you have a Fish Fry not listed here, send details to webmaster@wzzm13.com.


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Prosecutor: Officers justified in deadly Wyoming shooting


GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- The Kent County Prosecutor says three police officers involved in a deadly shooting Jan. 29 were justified in their use of force.

Prosecutor William Forsyth released a report Monday afternoon on his investigation into the shooting death of Alan James. He says the two Wyoming officers and a plainclothes Kentwood detective acted in self defense after James fired multiple rounds.

Officers responded to James' home at 232 Himes SE on a domestic dispute call. A heavily intoxicated James came out of the back of his home with a gun and shot Wyoming police officer Frank Hartuniewicz in the waist. A neighbor was also grazed by a bullet.

The report also said police recovered 17 fired .22 caliber shell casings in the back of James' home. Police say he fired all of those at police, as well as four shotgun rounds.

My Town: Consumers Energy Foundation awards grants worth $14,125

My Town: Consumers Energy Foundation awards grants worth $14,125

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Feb. 23, 2015-- The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today it has recently awarded 28 volunteer grants worth $14,125 to nonprofit organizations in Kent County and the surrounding area to recognize outstanding volunteerism by Consumers Energy employees and retirees. 

The foundation awards Volunteer Investment Program grants to encourage and reward volunteerism by those who work or have worked for Consumers Energy.

The Consumers Energy Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Consumers Energy.  It provides funding for a variety of areas including education, community, civic and cultural development, social services, the environment, and emerging issues.

Michigan nonprofit organizations received more than $10 million in contributions in 2014 from Consumers Energy, its employees, retirees, its foundation and parent company CMS Energy.

My Town: Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

My Town: Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that it doesn’t take a cape or super powers to be a hero. By donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need.

Red Cross Month is dedicated to the everyday heroes who support the Red Cross mission by giving blood, volunteering their time, learning lifesaving skills or making a financial contribution.

The need for blood is constant. The Red Cross depends on blood donor heroes in communities across the nation to collect enough blood to meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals nationwide. Donors with all blood types are needed, particularly those with types O negative, A negative and B negative.

To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

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911 recordings released in officer-involved shooting


WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) -- We're hearing the 911 call from the wife of a Wyoming man who was killed in a shootout with police.

That shooting happened January 29.

Investigators say Al James shot Wyoming officer Frank Hartuniewicz. Officer Hatuniewicz was not seriously hurt.

Officers returned fire, hitting James, who was taken off life support nine days later.

In the 911 call, we hear his wife explaining why James was upset.

Meanwhile, we're still waiting for a ruling from the Kent County Prosecutor on whether officers acted appropriately. That ruling will be based on a Michigan State Police report that was completed this week.


NeXt I.T. honored as top MSP provider

NeXt I.T. honored as top MSP provider

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NeXt I.T. , an I.T. Solutions company with four locations across Michigan announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250 award winners. This annual list distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage.

My Town: Grand Rapids honors Police Officer of the Year and Civilian Employee of the Year

My Town: Grand Rapids honors Police Officer of the Year and Civilian Employee of the Year

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The Grand Rapids Police Department is pleased to announce its Police Officer of the Year and Civilian Employee of the Year for 2014. Officer Joshua Mollan and Cynthia Vanderberg were selected from nominations submitted to the Department’s Board of Awards by Service Area, Division, and Unit Commanders.

POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Officer Joshua Mollan