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NEW BEGINNINGS Love is in the Air

Michael Wilson and Artanza McRae were married on August 21, 2021 in St. Augustine Florida. They are both graduates of Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach Florida where they met. They were...

 

GEORGE GRAYSON IS 100 YEARS OLD

George celebrated his 100th Birthday on August 4th with family and friends. He had a Drive-Thru celebration at SS Andrew and Benedict Catholic Church on Beatrice in Southwest Detroit. His children...

 

Gov. Whitmer announces transportation grants to villages and small cities for road repair

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Wednesday $3.7 million in road funding grants will be awarded to 25 villages and cities across the state with populations less than 10,000 through the Transportation...

 

The Primary Election sets the stage for November 3rd

The 2021 Primary Election is in the record books. As usual the turnout was low. Here are the results for the elections that were held in Wayne County. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan* Anthony Adams Detroit...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP kicks off Each One Reach One Membership Campaign

In celebration of Western Wayne County NAACP's Founder's Day, the Membership Committee has launched their 'Each One Reach One' Membership Campaign. We are asking all of the members of Western Wayne...

 

Clean Up, Clean Up Everybody do their share

Community volunteers came out again to help clean up the Ecorse Creek. This team is continuing with the work they started last year. Each month they come out and do a little bit more to make this...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 1, 2021

Michigan Nonprofit Association Announces CEO Transition

The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) today announced the resignation of CEO Donna Murray-Brown, whose departure is prompted by a spousal job change that will take her family out of state....

 

Western Wayne Family Health Centers launches mobile clinic

Western Wayne Family Health Centers has expanded the opportunities for all to access primary care services with the launch of its brand-new mobile clinic on May 27th. The inaugural event was done in...

 

Making Technology Affordable and Accessible ForAll

When the pandemic shut down Detroit schools and office buildings, Willie Brake closed his local computer shop, All About Technology. That closure lasted just two days. "Phones were ringing off the...

 

Adams Middle School student, Princess Ikenyi, qualifies as National History Day alternate

Adams Middle School student Princess Ikenyi knows a lot about history. She was selected as a National Qualifier Alternate to represent the state of Michigan for National History Day in Washington...

 

River Rouge Officers involved in Excessive Force Arrest of a minor still working

RIVER ROUGE – During a Press conference on Saturday, April 17, the Western Wayne County NAACP and the Michigan NAACP Youth and College Division joined with local community members and clergy to dema...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 8, 2021

Partnership for Progress address Implicit Bias during Listening Tour

The Partnership for Progress with the Western Wayne County NAACP and the Conference of Western Wayne has continued to hold their Listening Tours amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The fourth session was...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    April 1, 2021

Westland address COVID-19 pandemic Community can still get tested and get the vaccine

Cities through out Wayne County are working hard to stay on top of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although they are all working in partnership with the County and State, each city has their own plans for...

 

Wayne County Executive, Warren Evans, spells out COVID-19 plans

1. It seems that the number of vaccines that Wayne County will receive is determined by the Governor's office. What is the plan to get people in Wayne County vaccinated? Wayne County is following the...

 

Four hard-hit Metro Detroit areas to get first vaccine appointments at Ford Field

Ford Field is becoming one of 20 mass vaccination sites in the country. Detroit was a COVID hot spot in 2020, but will now help protect thousands against coronavirus. Michigan residents can register...

 

Gary Hunter - Publisher of The Shot News

Gary Hunter grew up at Bassett and Visger in Southwest Detroit and have traveled around the world. He has shown us the world through the lens of his camera. He is a graduate of Western High School in...

 

Elevating the Alpha Spirit through Partnership

On March 14, 2021, the Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Sigma Delta Lambda Chapter, Key 930 located in Southfield Michigan, with a generous donation from Bro. Willie E. Brake, founder of A...

 

Father Ellis Clifton's Life -

irst, let me say that I am honored to be interviewed for this Black History celebration. I commend you and The Telegram for excellent reporting and service to the various communities you serve. As I...

 

The Wait is Over! O'Briens Market is Open

The wait is over. O'Briens Market is open to the public. A fire closed the doors of the largest grocery store in Ecorse back in 2013. Over the years, the community saw things happening and then...

 

River Rouge Panthers win State Regionals over Martin Luther King Jr. Crusaders in nail biter, 33 - 30

River Rouge Panthers win State Regionals over Martin Luther King Jr. Crusaders in nail biter, 33 - 30. The Panthers team celebrate after winning a back and forth nail bitter when they broke the 30-30...

 

Westland Police Department hiring new officers

The Westland Police Department recently exhausted the eligibility list that they use to hire new police officers. They anticipate starting a new process in January of 2021 to establish the next...

 

SPOTLIGHT ON STYLES DETROIT

This week's BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT is STYLE DETROIT The store is located in North Rosedale Detroit at 18431 W. McNichols Rd. Styles Detroit carries dressy clothing for Men and Women. Items include Men's...

 

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, MOST CITY GOVERNMENT OFFICES HAVE VARIOUS CLOSURES

WESTLAND Westland, MI (November 17, 2020) - Mayor William R. Wild announced in an effort to help decrease the spread of COVID-19, the City of Westland Administrative Offices will close to the public...

 

Detroit Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen shared history during Veterans Day Program

The Detroit Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen held their Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11th at the Coleman A. Young Airport. Members of the community came out pay their respect to the people that...

 

Sabbath Middle School students receive 'Acts of Kindness' donations from community organizations

RIVER ROUGE - Mr. Demond Thomas (Principal), Nicole Arnold (Academic Engagement Officer and Selena Smith (Education) are very humbled with the generosity and support that has been shown to the...

 

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