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.
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.