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Bob McGrath dead: ‘Sesame Street’ cast member was 90

Chicago Sun-Times 04 Dec 2022
... launch of “Sesame Street” in 1969 ... As a young singer who grew up near Ottawa, Illinois, McGrath was one of four cast members hired for the launch of “Sesame Street” in 1969, playing a character named Bob alongside Matt Robinson as Gordon, Loretta Long as Susan and Will Lee as Mr.

The No. 1 citizen complaint in many towns: Chronic speeding

The News-Gazette 04 Dec 2022
Crowl said the village also added stop signs at an intersection with East Kelly Street to halt traffic because the route where school buses pick up children was changed ... Side streets are kind of that way ... 45) and West Ottawa Road and East Pells Street (Illinois 9), according to police Chief Coy Cornett.

Large sinkhole closes major downtown Grand Rapids street

Michigan Live 03 Dec 2022
City officials say Fulton Street has reopened ... Fulton Street between Ottawa and Ionia avenues is closed Friday afternoon, Dec ... While Fulton Street is closed, eastbound drivers are being detoured from Ottawa Avenue to Oakes Street and then Ionia Avenue.

KeyBank expands into West Michigan market

Grand Rapids Business Journal 02 Dec 2022
KeyBank soon will occupy space at the Waters Building on the corner of Ottawa Avenue and Lyon Street NW in downtown Grand Rapids — the first office in the region for the institution ... about KeyBank, which he described as “a Main Street bank with Wall Street capabilities.”.

Lake George water study could delay commercial construction

The Post-Star 02 Dec 2022
The board will vote on the resolution at its December meeting. The moratorium is proposed for six months ... People are also reading… ... Provided photo ... Currently, the village water is pumped directly from Lake George by a pump station on Beach Road to a modern water filtration station on Ottawa Street and distributed throughout the system ... .

Jingle Bell Parade welcomes Santa Claus to Grand Haven this weekend

Michigan Live 01 Dec 2022
GRAND HAVEN, MI – Santa Claus is coming to town and Grand Haven is escorting him with a parade. The 30th Annual Jingle Bell Parade will be Saturday, Dec ... at the Ottawa County parking lot on Franklin Street at Fourth Street ... Also on MLive ... Disclaimer ....

Opinion: Women are vastly underrepresented in Canada’s place names

North Shore News 01 Dec 2022
In March 2022, Ontario MP Charlie Angus proposed that Ottawa’s Charlotte St ... Named for George IV’s daughter, the street also celebrates Ottawa’s first woman mayor, Charlotte Whitton ... In Calgary, the ability to means that corporations, primarily owned by wealthy men, can buy names that make their way onto park and street signs ... .

Trudeau to China: everybody should have the right to protest

Hot Air 01 Dec 2022
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Castro…I mean Trudeau…has some harsh words for China’s suppression of dissent ... The chutzpah of this guy ... Watch this video for a flavor of what happened in the streets of Ottawa when the police and military cleared the streets ... — Wall Street Silver (@WallStreetSilv) November 30, 2022 ... FLASHBACK ... .

Body of missing man found along lakeshore in West Michigan

Michigan Live 30 Nov 2022
OTTAWA COUNTY, MI – Police have located the body of a man who was reported missing from his Allegan County home a week ago ... 28, near the lakeshore in the area of Riley Street and North Lakeshore Drive in Ottawa County ... Foul play is not suspected, Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies said in a news release.

Michigan Capitol’s new visitor center complete and open to public

Michigan Live 30 Nov 2022
LANSING, MI – A new visitor center at the Michigan Capitol with artifacts, informative displays and a large event space is now fully open to the public ... Gretchen Whitmer said Tuesday at an official dedication. Guests enter on Ottawa Street and are greeted by an expansive room and a large skylight above framing the Capitol dome ... 27 ... to 5 p.m ... to 4 p.m.

Emergency dispatcher saves Holland man's life with CPR crash course

The Holland Sentinel 29 Nov 2022
The call came into Ottawa County 911 just before 11 a.m ... On the other end of the line was a good Samaritan and his wife, who came across a man lying on 24th Street near Ottawa Avenue in Holland, unconscious and having a heart attack ... Ottawa’s 911 Dispatch Authority is looking for dispatchers.

Babel Street to Acquire Rosette, A Leading Provider of AI-Powered Text Analytics Software

The Galveston Daily News 28 Nov 2022
Babel Street, a leading data-to-knowledge company, today announced it will acquire Rosette®, the AI-powered text analytics platform, from BasisTech ... Babel Street delivers critical and timely insights from across a massive, multilingual digital landscape through a single pane of glass for analysis, collaboration, and action at superhuman speed.

Threat of violence was key factor in decision to invoke Emergencies Act: Trudeau

North Shore News 25 Nov 2022
"The fact that there were kids on Wellington Street, that people didn't know what was in the trucks — whether it was kids, whether it was weapons, whether it was both ... Wellington Street, which has since been shut down to vehicular traffic, runs in front of Parliament Hill and was the scene of the main protests in Ottawa.

Trudeau says he's 'absolutely serene' about invoking Emergencies Act

North Shore News 25 Nov 2022
OTTAWA — Before Justin Trudeau became the first prime minister to sign off on invoking the Emergencies Act, he says he took a brief moment to think ... Wellington Street, which has since been shut down to vehicular traffic, runs in front of Parliament Hill and was the scene of the main protest in Ottawa.

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