Revisit ‘On Your Corner’ with Casey Jones

On Your Corner

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — In his “On Your Corner” series, News 8 Casey Jones is bringing you the stories of your neighbors.

Below, in reverse chronological order, are links to the features. Simply click on a photo to get to the full report.

Dec. 16, 2020: Church draws on pandemic history a century later

A collage of photos from the  First United Methodist Church in Three Rivers. (Dec. 16, 2020)  
A collage of photos from the  First United Methodist Church in Three Rivers. (Dec. 16, 2020)  

Dec. 9, 2020: Stranger’s generosity brings WWII veteran, family together

Lewis McDonald beams as he sits next to his new TV, given to him by a fellow veteran. (Courtesy)

Dec. 3, 2020: Podcast host Eric Zane donates kidney to high school classmate.

A courtesy photo shows Eric Zane preparing to travel to donate one of his kidneys.

Nov. 25, 2020: Volunteer coordinator shares home with homeless mom

Ardy Berens sits with Sophia Coleman while baby Jamia is beside her.
Ardy Berens sits with Sophia Coleman while baby Jamia is beside her.

Nov. 11, 2020: West Catholic runner finds personal best in helping competitor

Grand Rapids West Catholic junior Maggie Duba helped Chippewa Hills junior Sarah Storey finish at the 2020 MHSAA cross-country state championship. (Courtesy Rick Schlaud)

Oct. 28, 2020: Howard Miller’s right time is during NASCAR celebration

A Ridgeway clock like the one distributed to the winner of the NASCAR Xfinity 500.

Oct. 21, 2020: Touchdown means more than points for Forest Hills Central student with Down syndrome.

Clay Udell and his parents as he suits up with Forest Hills Central’s football team. (Courtesy)

Oct. 14, 2020: Team comes together to save Sullivan Field on Grand Rapids’ West Side.

Sullivan Field in Grand Rapids.

Sept. 30, 2020: Otsego freshman hits a hole-in-one on her very first try.

A courtesy photo of Stephanie Scott after she hit a hole-in-one at Lake Doster Golf Club.

Sept. 23, 2020: Grand Rapids community organizer turns to neighbors in search for kidney.

This courtesy image shows Willie Patterson undergoing dialysis. Patterson, who works for LINC UP, is searching for a live donor to give him a new kidney.

Sept. 16, 2020: Kalamazoo man uses tennis to hit back at life’s serves

Daniel Henry turned to tennis to find purpose after the death of both his parents, then his grandmother.

Sept. 9, 2020: 107-year-old shares memories from a lifetime

Louise Burkhalter, 107, and News 8’s Casey Jones. Burkhalter shared the lessons she has learned in her long life.

Sept. 2, 2020: Using lemons to make a stand

News 8’s Casey Jones (right) and photojournalist Bilal Kurdi (left) with ‘lemonade activist’ Cydney Warner.

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