Community Focus – September 27, 2023

The Penn Theatre will present a concert with local Jazz musician, Chris Plum, on November 18, at 6:00 p.m. The proceeds from the show will benefit the Penn Theatre. Chris Plum is a Plymouth based musician. His most recent album, The Small Hours, reflects a musical change for Plum. 88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith, talked with Plum about the show, the importance of the Penn Theatre and his musical pursuits.


Community Focus – September 6, 2023

The Canton and Plymouth area faced extensive damage from the storms at the end of August. The Village Arts Factory in Canton faced significant damage from flooding and water back up. 88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith talked with Kevin Ryan, Community Program Director for Canton, about the damage and the effort to recover from it. Kevin provides leadership for the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities and the Village Arts Factory.


Moments with Merritt – September 2023

A new school year brings excitement for students, teachers, administrators and families. This year’s theme for Plymouth-Canton Community Schools is “Reach Higher.” P-CCS Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Monica Merritt, talks about the new school year with three new Principals and three students. Her guests include Eriksson Elementary Principal Michelle Lee, Bentley Elementary Principal Edward Latour and Plymouth High School Principal Greg Anglin. The student guests are Eriksson 3rd grader Emmitt Smothers, Bentley 5th grader La’Meir Hall and Plymouth Senior Elise Taylor.

Moments with Merritt will air September 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 5:40 p.m.

Moments with Merritt Principals August 2023 final mixdown

Community Focus – August 23, 2023

Plymouth-Canton Community Schools will host their annual Back to School Bash on Saturday August 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the bus loop behind Salem High School. The bash is a great opportunity to learn more about programs throughout the district. You can meet school and district leaders, learn about P-CCS programs, from preschool through high school, and enjoy food, fun, and games for the entire family. 88.1 the Park’s Assistant Manager, John Kreger, spoke with the Executive Director of Communications and Marketing for P-CCS, Nick Brandon, about the Back to School Bash.


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Our Sponsors from the Plymouth-Canton area:
Advanced Orthodontics – Canton
Neehee’s Indian Vegetarian Street Food – Canton
JDog Junk Removal and Hauling
Plymouth Rotary
Community Financial Credit Union
Michigan Army National Guard
7-Eleven – Canton
Choice Insurance Agency – Westland