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All Star Turkey Give Away

The All Star Turkey Give Away has been giving back to the community for 24 years. This year they passed out over 3,000 meals to community members from throughout the Metropolitan Detroit area at...

 

Veterans Day 2022 free meals, discounts and offers

Veterans Day 2022 is Friday, November 11. This Veterans Day discounts list will continue to be updated as we learn of more nationally available Veterans Day discounts, meals or other ways businesses a...

 

2022 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson MI Attorney General Dana Nessel MI Supreme Court Richard Bernstein Brian Zahra Proposal 1 - YES Proposal 2 – YES Proposal 3 - YES...

 

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Continues MI First Vote Events with visit to River Rouge High School

RIVER ROUGE – On Tuesday, October 17, 2022, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II continued the MI First Vote, an initiative to emphasize the importance of participating in the democratic...

 

Westwood Community School District Celebrates Homecoming Week

Let's go Bulldogs! Westwood Community School District students, families, teachers, staff and alumni are kicking off a week-long Homecoming 2022 celebration on Monday, Oct. 10. The festivities start...

 

Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber presents the Annual Women of Achievement Awards

The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber will proudly recognize some of the most outstanding women in our region. The event honors women in Downriver business leadership, and inspires our next...

 

Three Proposals on the November Ballot

The Michigan Board of State Canvassers has approved ballot language for three proposals on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. Proposal 22-1: Legislative term limits and financial disclosure A...

 

WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY NAACP Announce their "2022 FREEDOM FUND DINNER" HONOREES

It is with great pleasure that we announce our 2022 Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner. Our speakers for the dinner will be Byron Brooks – Activist and Founder of "From The Hood for The...

 

SENIOR STAR CORA LEE WATSON

The Telegram honors this week's Senior Star - Cora Lee Watson. Join us in showing love to our elders. CORA LEE WATSON 84 years old Lives in Inkster Where were you born and raised: Tchula, Mississippi...

 

Gina Wilson Steward has plans to become the Next Mayor of River Rouge

Her goal is to make sure River Rouge is a better city for all of it's residents. She says that her education, corporate work experience, her experience as a small business owner, relationships with...

 

WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY NAACP HOST FREEDOM FUND DINNER

The announcement of the 2022 Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner has been made. The speakers for the dinner will be Byron Brooks – Activist and Founder of "From The Hood for The Hood"...

 

The "Just Ask" Foundation, Inc. presents Their 2nd Annual "HEALTH AND FUN FAIR"

Detroit - Today, the "Just Ask "Foundation, Inc., announced that they will host their second annual "Health & Fun Fair: Celebrating the Human Spirit" event to honor the disabled, elderly and...

 

Lavonia Perryman, Dick Vitale among others nominated for American Basketball Hall of Fame

Detroit - -The American Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of 40 eligible candidates for the Class of 2022 today. The 2022 class will be the 4th class to be inducted into the American...

 

Westland Blues, Brews, and Barbeque

Two days of the best blues music, cold brews, and wonderful barbecue. This is the biggest festival in the region with an average of over 17,000 people visiting each year! Blues, Brews and BBQ will...

 

SENIOR STAR - ANNIE JOHNS TURNS 90

ANNIE BELL JOHNS Age 90 City you live in: River Rouge Where were you born and raised?: Birmingham, Alabama Number of children: 4 Number of grandchildren 14 Number of great grandchildren 21 Number of...

 

Aiyash, Chang, Tlaib Address Noxious Odor Emissions from US Ecology South

State Rep. Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit), State Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Breathe Free Detroit, the Detroit Hamtramck Coalition for Advancing Healthy...

 

It Takes A Village to Raise a Child

Over the last month, the Cities of Ecorse and River Rouge have become the latest cities that have seen an increase in the number of shootings of innocent bystanders. The leadership in both...

 

Detroit Institute of Arts Presents 85th Annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student Exhibition

DETROIT - Hundreds of imaginative works created by Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) students will be on display in the 85th annual Detroit Public Schools Community District Student...

 

Malcolm X - Inkster Connection to be Highlighted

INKSTER - Through the efforts of the Malcolm X Project in Inkster, the home where Malcolm X spent time plotting the path of his future life as a vocal advocate for Black empowerment and promotion of...

 

SENIOR STAR - CHARLES ALEXANDER

Charles Alexander _Age: ____91_____ City you live in now: ___Ecorse_ Where were you born and raised: Siluvia Alabama Number of children: _2____Number of grandchildren: __4___ Number of great grand...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 7, 2022

FBI Recognize River Rouge and Ecorse Police Personnel for a Job Well Done

Team work paid off. Three police personnel from River Rouge and two from Ecorse received FBI Director Certificates for their instinctive and heroic actions to safely apprehend FBI Tampa bank robber...

 

Promoting Reading at Home for Sabbath School Students

Sabbath Middle School staff and the nonprofit organization Legacy of Literacy, Inc has partnered since 2018 to encourage students to read in and out of school. The latest literacy initiative provides...

 

Greater Romulus Chamber Holding Black-Owned Business Showcase February 26th 2 - 6pm

ROMULUS – The Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) is holding a new event they're calling the "Black-Owned Business and Vendor Showcase" on February 26, 2022. The Showcase is free to attend an...

 

MICHIGAN OFFERS A CLEAN SLATE TO DRIVE

What is on your driving record.? Now is the time to check it out. Getting your driver's license back is one vital step to taking control of your life. As the new year starts it's time to check things...

 

SENIOR STAR - BEADEAR McCOWIN

Beadear McCowin is a vibrant 99 year old lady who now lives in Detroit She was born and raised in Tyler, Texas She doesn't have any children She worked as a Home Maker and a Church Mother The Motto th...

 

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