Andrea Goodell

Community has always been central to the work of 20-plus-year veteran print journalist Andrea Goodell. She has made Holland her home for the past 20 years. Andrea is assistant editor of The Lakeshore.

Feature Story Spectators watch the 2019 Civil War Muster at Van Raalte Farm. (Mary Bale)

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent


Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors


Feature Story Cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia will be the soloist for the Holland Symphony Orchestra's opening show of the fall 2021 season.

Classics Up-Close brings orchestral music back to Holland


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

International festival returning to Holland


Feature Story HDPS's Community Policing Team No. 1 job is connecting with people in Holland. Sometimes that means ice cream and a smile.

Polar Patrol serving more than ice cream


Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar will join the Holland Symphony Orchestra for a cross-cultural celebration of music, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Mariachi celebration coming to Kollen Park


Feature Story A state grant has made it cheaper for Ottawa County residents to recycle tires through the end of August 2021.

Ottawa County to recycle residents' tires with grant


Feature Story Ottawa County's humanoid robot, dubbed Francesca, helps visitors to the Fillmore Complex find their way through the building to the correct department.

Wayfinding robot 'Francesca' returns to Ottawa County


Feature Story The Joe Marcinek Band and Benzing Graves Collective recently played Holland's Park Theatre.
Feature Story The Holland Symphony Orchestra performs its Pops at the Pier event every year in a celebration of summer fun.

HSO returns with pops tribute to Louis Armstrong


Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.
Feature Story Justin Caserta of the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Holland Area was named one of seven Maytag Dependable Leaders for 2021.
Feature Story A collaborative project would bring a nature play park to Holland's Window on the Waterfront park with the help of crowdfunding and a state grant.
Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry co-founded I AM Academy, which empowers Black students and is behind the 2021 Juneteenth festival in Holland.

Juneteenth returns with fun and a renewed purpose


Feature Story The Ottawa County Clerk/Register of Deeds office's Honor Rewards Program for veterans offers discounts at area businesses.
Feature Story West Ottawa senior Nayeli Mora took home the Michigan Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year award and will compete for the regional title next month.

Holland Youth of the Year Nayeli Mora wins state title


Feature Story Community Action House began construction on its Food Club in March 2021.

Food Club provides dignity in grocery store setting