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Driver OK after pickup falls through ice on Muskegon Lake

A channel at Muskegon Lake where a pickup truck broke through the ice and became submerged on Jan. 15, 2018. NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) - A man was able to escape to safety after his pickup truck broke through the ice on Muskegon Lake Monday morning. The driver of the Chevy S-10 pickup called th

WOOD - 2018-01-15 16:29:39

Man joyriding on Muskegon Lake watches truck sink below ice

NORTH MUSKEGON - A pickup truck sunk below the ice on Muskegon Lake after the driver tried joyriding across the frozen lake Monday, Jan. 15. The man attempted to drive on Muskegon Lake from 2nd Street in North Muskegon to the Muskegon Conservation Club. His truck didn't make it across - it got stuck

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 19:30:00

Firefighters and city playing blame game over Muskegon fire staffing numbers

MUSKEGON, MICH. - Chris Drake, the president of Muskegon Professional Firefighters Union Local 370 says current staffing at Muskegon Fire Department has been reduced to levels not seen in the city for many years. It's resulted in Drake taking to Facebook in an effort to share that message with Musk

WZZM 13 - 2018-01-15 23:13:25

Man tries to drive over Muskegon Lake ice, truck gets stuck

NORTH MUSKEGON, MICH. - One man's truck is stuck in the ice on Muskegon Lake after he tried driving across it. The man attempted to drive on Muskegon Lake from 2nd Street in North Muskegon to the Muskegon Conservation Club. His truck didn't make it across, went through and got stuck. He was rescued

WZZM 13 - 2018-01-15 16:33:38

Crashes force closures of southbound U.S. 31 north of Muskegon

About 10 miles of southbound U.S. 31 in the Muskegon area were closed following multiple car crashes, according to dispatch. Michigan Department of Transportation first tweeted about a closure on southbound U.S. 31 at Apple Avenue at around noon on Sunday. There was a crash in the area that blocked

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 00:34:00

SB 131 shut down in Muskegon Co. due to multiple crashes

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. (WOOD) - Authorities say southbound US-31 is shut down from Sherman Boulevard to Colby Street due to multiple crashes. The crashes happened around noon Sunday. Muskegon Public Safety Director Jeff Lewis told 24 Hour News 8 that, while the crashes within the city of Muskegon ha


United Way of the Lakeshore celebrates MLK Day with 'Soup & Service'

MUSKEGON, MICH. - The United Way of the Lakeshore celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Soup & Service. The event asked people to donate school supplies for classrooms in need or a non-perishable food item. In exchange, people donating were given a hot cup of soup. The event was held on Monday

WZZM 13 - 2018-01-15 22:36:01

Providing warmth: Church group gives away scarves

This is the third year St. Mary's Catholic Church's Prayer Shawl Ministry has made and placed the scarves along the busy corridor for people to take, whether they need one to keep warm or if they see one they would just like to own. Tied on each scarf is a note that reads, "I'm not lost. If you're c

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 21:00:00

Reasons to make eye care a priority

Our eyesight allows us to take in the world around us -and the people, places and things that fill our lives. That's all the more reason why eye health should not be taken for granted. "A visit to the eye doctor each year is just as important as your annual physical and dental exams," explains Dr. P

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 13:45:02

How much snow will slow commuters?

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The latest round of snow could make for messy commutes on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning in the Lower Hudson Valley. A steady snowfall could drop 3 to 5 inches between tonight and Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. "Tomorrow mor

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 11:47:10

Gilbert Gottfried kicks off string of comedians in region

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried will perform in Poughkeepsie on Jan. 19. His appearance kicks off a very funny few weeks in the Hudson Valley. Video by John W. Barry/Poughkeepsie Journal. Wochit Think about actor Christopher Walken, and his diction could be the first thing that comes to mind. Think abou

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 11:30:03

Independent Living Center to unveil renovated space

TROY, N.Y. >> The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley will dedicate its newly renovated downtown space at 15-17 3rd St. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6. Immediately following the ceremony, the group will unveil "I am Able: What I Love About Me," a mixed-media proj

TROY RECORD - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Ice jam could close Warren County bridge for weeks

Crews are waiting until the water running over Route 418 recedes before they can get an assessment of what work needs to be done to reopen the road flooded because of a massive ice jam on the Hudson River. Weeks of cold and days of warmth late last week ended with broken chunks of ice for miles in t

WNYT - 2018-01-16 02:23:00

'Winter storm warning' in effect for Mid-Hudson, Catskills; 6 to 10 inches of snow forecast

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> A "winter weather advisory" has been upgraded to a "winter storm warning" for the Mid-Hudson region and the Catskills, with forecasters saying the region could get 6 to 10 inches of snow. The warning is in effect until 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. T

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Catskills Confidential: Rail trail will boost hiking, biking options in Sullivan

Sullivan County is inviting the public to participate in discussions about a plan to connect hiking and bike trails in the county. The county will hold a meeting in the hearing room at the Sullivan County Government Center at 6 p.m. Jan. 30. The snow date is Jan. 31. At the meeting, members of the p

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-16 00:56:30

Lower Hudson Valley housing market hits a plateau

Subscribed, but don't have a login? After several years of fast-paced growth, home sales in the Lower Hudson Valley reached a plateau, according to the 2017 annual and fourth quarter market reports issued by two real estate organizations this week. The easing of growth is coupled with price hikes,

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-16 12:00:05

Annual Komen Maryland Ocean City Race for the Cure set for April 14

OCEAN CITY - Susan G. Komen has announced the seventh annual Ocean City Race for the Cure will be held on April 14 on Ocean City's iconic boardwalk, beginning at the inlet. Registration and fundraising for the event is now open. Since its inception in 2012, Race for the Cure is the largest charitabl

STARDEM.COM - 2018-01-16 20:30:00

Ocean City Eyes 'Bike Friendly Community' Designation

OCEAN CITY - A Bicycle Friendly Community program could help to make Ocean City's streets safer and more accessible for bicyclists. In a Coastal Resources Legislative Committee, or Green Team, meeting on Jan. 10, Paul Mauser, engineering manager for the town of Ocean City, presented committee member

THE DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 18:11:40

Old Navy opens in Ocean City outlet

Global clothing brand Old Navy made its Ocean City debut Thursday, joining a full roster of stores located at Tanger Outlets Ocean City. The store's grand opening was celebrated Thursday, Jan. 11 at its location in suite 605, sandwiched between Brooks Brothers and HomeGoods. "Old Navy Outlet bring


Ocean City Host Waterman Convention

OCEAN CITY, M.d--For more than forty years, fisherman and environmentalists joined forces at the East Coast Commercial Fisherman's Aquaculture Trade Expo. The trade expo is an opportunity for waterman to buy the latest fishing and boating technology but event attendees do more than shop--they exchan

WBOC - 2018-01-14 22:22:00