School of Rock offers multiple musical opportunities

School of Rock, which provides musical instruments and band performances for all ages of students, recently had its grand opening at its store at 2037 W. Grand River Ave. in Okemos. School of rocks is located Grand River Ave, Okemos. Photo by Cassie Huang. Jon Jackinchuk, the owner and general manager of School of Rock has been playing music for more than 20 years.

In Meridian Twp., two restaurants, two generations thrive on one street

Henry Kwok has been working in a restaurant as long as he can remember. He opened his bar, Henry’s Place, three years ago side by side with Asian Buffet that his mom owned for 17 years. 

Growing up in New York, he moved to Michigan with his mother in 1998, and Kwok has always helped out in his mother’s restaurant. 

Henry Kwok is making a sushi roll in Asian Buffet. Photo by Cassie H.

 It is hard at that time for this family. Li hasn’t been away from Michigan for over 20 years. She has always hands on every little details in her restaurant.

Staff works to bring awareness to Meridian Historical Village

Renee Tierney has been working at the Meridian Historical Village for three years, but she isn’t sure many township citizens know much about it. “No one really knows this place, but it is wonderful and suitable for touring and living,” she said. Renee Tierney works at the gift shop in the Historical Village. Photo by Cassie Huang. Located off Grand River, tucked behind the township offices, the Meridian Historical Village was built  in 1849.