May 2014 Videos

May 2014

 

Oakland-Parkview Construction
Oakland-Parkview Construction
Duration – 3:43

Now that the snow has finally melted, major road construction projects have started. One of the most anticipated projects is the reconfiguring of the intersection between Oakland Drive and Parkview Avenue.


Kalamazoo Task Force Update
Kalamazoo Task Force Update
Duration – 5:45

In February, we spoke with Kalamazoo City Manager Jim Ritsema about the new Legacy Costs Task Force. It’s examining how to provide health insurance benefits to city retirees while keeping the city solvent. This month, we check in to see how the Task Force is progressing.


Portage DUI Awareness
Portage DUI Awareness
Duration – 8:58

May and June are two of the happiest months of the year for high school seniors. First comes prom, and then graduation. But happiness can turn quickly to sorrow when drinking becomes a part of the festivities. The Portage Department of Public Safety is working actively to educate local high school students to the dangers of drinking and driving.


Tree City USA
Tree City USA
Duration – 4:31

One of the best parts about spring is seeing the trees leaf out. And in Michigan, we’re lucky to have lots of trees! The Arbor Day Foundation recognizes towns and cities throughout the country that meet certain criteria for tree management. The City of Portage has been named a Tree City USA for the twenty-fourth consecutive year!