Heritage Days http://tristatesradio.com en Emphasis - June 15 http://tristatesradio.com/post/emphasis-june-15 <p>Rich Egger&#39;s guests are author and historian John Hallwas and former Macomb Mayor Bob Anstine. They talk about the city&#39;s annual Heritage Days celebration, which takes place Thursday, June 21 - Sunday, June 24.<br /><br />Heritage Days began during Anstine&#39;s administration. He thinks the first one was held in 1981.<br /><br />&ldquo;We were looking for an annual activity. We came up with this concept - the city city council, the Chamber of Commerce, and others - and that&#39;s when it started,&rdquo; Anstine said.<br /> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 16:04:51 +0000 Rich Egger 16787 at http://tristatesradio.com Emphasis - June 15 More Lighting for Macomb's Chandler Park http://tristatesradio.com/post/more-lighting-macombs-chandler-park <p>It took some sorting out, but Macomb aldermen eventually agreed to have more lights installed at Chandler Park before next month&#39;s Heritage Days celebration.</p><p>Eleven electrical bollards will be added to the north side of the park. Bollards were installed in the southern portion of the park last year.</p><p>In addition, floodlights will be installed at the Chandler monument and the Civil War monument.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 02:48:46 +0000 Rich Egger 14708 at http://tristatesradio.com More Lighting for Macomb's Chandler Park Macomb Wants to Re-energize Summer Festival http://tristatesradio.com/post/macomb-wants-re-energize-summer-festival <p>Macomb&#39;s mayor hopes the city can &ldquo;reinvigorate&rdquo; its annual Heritage Days celebration.<br /><br />Heritage Days is held the final weekend of June. It typically begins on Thursday at 5:00pm and concludes on Sunday morning with the fly-in and pancake breakfast at the airport.<br /><br />Mayor Mike Inman said the Heritage Days committee is considering whether to extend the festival to include more activities on Sunday.<br /> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 02:30:16 +0000 Rich Egger 9506 at http://tristatesradio.com Macomb Wants to Re-energize Summer Festival