BENTON HARBOR — Jeremyh Griffin helped pass out centerpieces and stood at the front of the serving table in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor gymnasium and waited patiently for what came next.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Hollywood actor and Benton Harbor native Ernie Hudson was in town Sunday to discuss the play “Exit Strategy, “ which is about a fictitious Chicago high school facing closure at the end of the school year.
BENTON HARBOR — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor announced it has received a $120,000 donation from Cook Nuclear Plant, for a three-year commitment to expand the club’s Academic Success program, according to a news release.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Friday was the third day garbage wasn’t picked up in Benton Harbor as Wecycle Industrial Sanitation LLC waits for its monthly payment of $39,000 from the city.
Friday, November 15, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor city commissioners gave their official approval Wednesday to one of the three medical marijuana licenses requested by NoBo Michigan.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Lead levels appear to be dropping in the water of Benton Harbor homes with suspected lead service lines, Benton Harbor Water Superintendent Mike O’Malley told members of the city’s Public Safety and Recreation Committee Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Benton Township trustees have a lot to think about after getting an update on the municipality’s aging water system.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — A resident of New Harbor Condominiums in Benton Harbor is breathing easier today thanks to Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski.
Friday, November 08, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Children in Blossom Acres Apartments in Benton Township will continue being able to participate in Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton Harbor activities, thanks to a $37,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Traffic lights have been removed at The Orchards Mall entrance off Napier Avenue after the Berrien County Road Department conducted a traffic study.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Police in Benton Township believe a customer was shot early Wednesday afternoon at the Fried Rice & Thangs restaurant on Fair Avenue, possibly by a restaurant employee.
BENTON HARBOR — As Michigan’s prison population continues its downward trend, more people are making their way back to local communities in search for employment opportunities.
BENTON HARBOR — Questions about how much money the city is paying to have illegal dump sites cleaned up resulted in Benton Harbor city commissioners not approving paying any of the city’s bills Monday.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad basked in victory Tuesday evening after unofficial results showed him winning four more years as mayor in a hard-fought race.
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor school board trustees on Tuesday unanimously hired a Benton Harbor High School principal – Reedell Holmes of Muskegon Heights.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — The sale of Benton Harbor’s former business growth center was delayed Monday as the city and potential buyer work out the details.
Monday, November 04, 2019
Saturday, November 02, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — The educational crisis Benton Harbor’s residents are facing epitomizes the challenges facing many poor, urban communities.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Lake Michigan College will hold a series of public and student events on its Benton Harbor campus in honor of International Education Week, which runs Nov. 18-22, according to a news release.
Friday, November 01, 2019
BENTON TOWNSHIP — The Mendel Center at Lake Michigan College will use a grant it was awarded to put on a winter festival, organizers have announced.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor Mayor Marcus Muhammad and his challenger, City Commissioner Ron Singleton, agreed on many things during Tuesday’s Mayoral Debate at the Benton Harbor Library.
BENTON HARBOR — The race for the four open Benton Harbor City Commission seats in the November election was made more competitive with the introduction of three write-in candidates.
BENTON HARBOR — The first meeting of the Benton Harbor Area Schools Community Engagement and Advisory Committee between state officials and community members in the Benton Harbor school district will be at 5:30 p.m. today at the Benton Harbor High School Library.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Wightman received a Michigan Award for their rain garden beautification project from Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. last week in Lansing.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. smashed Wall Street’s third-quarter projections in large part to the sale of a compressor manufacturer that specializes in refrigeration systems.
BENTON HARBOR — About 80 percent of the street repairs in Benton Harbor being paid for with city income tax money are complete, City Manager Ellis Mitchell said Monday.