A Kalamazoo man who was killed after he was struck by a vehicle has now been identified. According to Kalamazoo Township police, 81-year-old John Simpson had been crossing W. Main St. near Solon on Tuesday, when a westbound vehicle crashed into him;
Oh, the excitement of Winter Break! Two weeks of holiday leftovers, and presents, and family visits, and fighting, and giving time-outs, and tears... WOW! That escalated quickly. Any parent knows how quickly the thrill of a break can lead to cabin fever.
Sure, Kalamazoo has a lot of ways to celebrate the holidays (beer), but we know that not every event is one you cam tale the kids to. Here are five great, family friendly way so celebrate the holidays in and around Kalamazoo!
Old Country Buffet on West Main in Kalamazoo closed their doors seemingly overnight. The building won't be empty for long. Ulta Beauty is renovating the space for a new location. I will forever refer to that location as The Beauty Buffet. You can totally use that. Tell your friends.
Portage Public Safety Officers had been called to the C Store on Centre Ave. around 7:30am Sunday, to find an unoccupied vehicle that crashed into a gas pump; witnesses said the driver had fled on foot, and officers located the 17-year-old driver a short time later on Angling Rd.
The Battle Creek Police Department says that they were called to Columbia Ave. near Helmer Rd. around 6:30pm Tuesday, after a man was seen walking away from his car after it had gone off the road. Witnesses said the man had been walking on Helmer Rd, causing cars to swerve around him; shortly after,…