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Comstock Park held off Allendale


COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WZZM) -- Comstock Park beat Allendale 23-0 on October 17.

Monterio Smith ran for 318 yards for Comstock Park.


Man reunites with deputies who saved his life


ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two Kent County deputies are being recognized for saving a man's life.

Craig Van Haften and his son stopped at the Pennzoil on Alpine Ave. for an oil change on September 19.

Craig says he reached over to pick something up in his car when he experienced an arrhythmia and his heart stopped beating. His son and employees at the station pushed the car out of the bay, and help soon arrived.

On Monday, Craig met the first responders for the first time.

"Looking at life different, you know," Craig says of his response to his ordeal. "Never thought it would happen to me. You know, it's like a dream to me. I'm working again, you know. It's like, 'Did it happen to me?'"

One of the deputies who helped Craig was right across the street when the call for help went out. His quick response is one reason Craig survived.

Halloween twist on summer fun at AJ's


COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WZZM) -- When you think of fall activities -- mini golf isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

However, AJ's Family Fun Center in Comstock Park is putting a Halloween twist on a summer staple. Every weekend in October you can head out for Graveyard Golf.

They've decked out the course with Halloween decorations, and are serving cider and doughnuts. They'll hold trick-or-treating for kids in the final two weekends in October.

Visit http://www.ajsfamilyfun.com/ for more information.


West Catholic holds off Comstock Park


COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WZZM) -- West Catholic, the top-ranked team in Division 5, remained unbeaten Friday after withstanding a scare from Comstock Park and wining 47-33.

Travis Russell threw for 291 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 86 yards and scored two touchdowns.

Comstock Park's Pat Naughton rushed for 186 yards on 27 carries and scored four touchdowns. He also threw for 168 yards and a score.


Tanker rolls in Comstock Park


COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WZZM) -- Emergency crews have responded to a rolled tanker near the US-131 ramps at West River Drive.

The crash happened around 2:20 p.m. Friday at West River Drive and Ball Park Drive. The driver, exiting the freeway, took the ramp too quickly.

Kent County dispatchers told WZZM 13 there were no injuries. The tanker was hauling liquid human waste, some of which spilled, but it isn't a hazmat situation.

Crews had to empty the rest of the tank before they could turn the truck upright. They managed to do that by about 5:30 p.m. and cleared the scene around 5:50 p.m.

While they worked, there were some lane closures, slowing down traffic in the area.

There is a high school football game at nearby Fifth Third Ballpark tonight, and authorities encouraged fans to avoid the freeway, take surface streets, and use the ballpark's south entrance.

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish Will Host Juried Arts and Crafts Show With 1,000 Items Nov. 14-15

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., OCT. 10, 2014―Over 1,000 arts and crafts items from among 50 vendors will be featured for the general public and Christmas shoppers during the St. Patrick―St. Anthony Parish Juried Arts & Crafts Show.  The event will be held Friday, November 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the parish Family Center.

 

St. Patrick―St. Anthony Parish is located at 920 Fulton Street, directly off Highway 31 in Grand Haven.  Anyone is welcome to attend and there is no charge for admission.

 

The parish’s “MOM’s Group” will put on a festive luncheon both days, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Attendees may choose from among a display of hearty soups, salads, quiche and desserts available.

 

“We are encouraging anyone to come and make it a ladies day outing, as this event coincides with the opening day of deer-hunting season,” said Ellen Valdez, St.

Whitecaps hosting Tigers playoff parties


COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (WZZM) - The Detroit Tigers are in the playoffs for the fourth straight season and the West Michigan Whitecaps are happy to open their doors so you can come and watch the big games.

The Whitecaps are hosting Playoff Parties in the Pepsi Stadium Club for every Tigers playoff game, except if there is a game on Friday, October 10 due to a high school football game. The games will also be shown on the center field 28' x 54' high resolution video board if the weather permits.

Parties begin Thursday with the 5:30pm Game 1 vs. the Baltimore Orioles.