Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70s, Andy also played "Captain Woody" on the TV8 afternoon kids' show. Andy just might be the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for over five decades. Originally a "Hoosier" from Muncie, Indiana, Andy graduated from Ball State University, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community having served on the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also works with the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, among others. Andy is a busy father and grandfather with seven children and fourteen grandchildren. What's the the best part of his job? The ability to make a difference in the community.
The Most Expensive Cities in Michigan to Live? You’ll be Surprised!
The cost of living keeps growing and all of our budgets are being challenged .Naturally many folks are re-thinking their finances and if they're considering moving, where would the best place in Michigan to move?
Is It Legal or Illegal to Sleep in Your Car In Michigan?
Can I really sleep in my car and not get a ticket or be arrested in Michigan?
Is Our Price of Gas About to Go Back Up? Not Again!
OPEC, (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) have just announced they are planning to slash oil production by more than 1.6 million barrels a day, starting in May. Get Ready for higher gas prices.
Can You Really see Bald Eagles Flying in Grand Rapids?
Bald Eagles are among us and seem to be growing more plentiful.
The Most Haunted Place in West Michigan? It Might be in Grand Haven
With Halloween just over, we're still thinking spooky stuff. So, haunted places are a good place to start, as people ask, where is the most haunted place in West Michigan. It could be the Kirby House restaurant in Grand Haven!
Is There Anything Cozy About Michigan in the Winter? Lots of Places!
According to the website My Dating Advisor, we're lucky to have some of the most cozy small towns in America here in Michigan!
Movie Tickets for Only $3? Yes, This Saturday National Cinema Day
This Saturday, September 3rd, is extra special. It has been designated National Cinema Day, and theatre owners across America including all Celebration Cinema locations are getting together to sell tickets for only $3!
Is A New Dinosaur Coming To Grand Rapids Museum? Yes!
A set of Mastodon bones were found at an intersection along 22 Mile Road in Kent City last week.
Monkeypox Now a Public Health Emergency. Should I Be Worried?
It happened this past Thursday. President Joe Biden declared Monkeypox a public health emergency in the United States. So, the question is, do you need to be worried here in Michigan.
Need Toys for Christmas? Toys “R” Us Coming Back to West Michigan
The website CNN.com is reporting that now Toys "R" Us is making a major comeback. The toy store brand will be just about everywhere for the holidays in Macy stores.