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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...

 

Inkster Police have Implicit Bias Training

Inkster Police Chief William Riley knows the importance of having training to keep his staff and the community safe. Over a two day period, the entire department went through Implicit Bias training....

 

Community groups bring COVID-19 Testing to Romulus

The number of people with the corona virus changes on a daily basis. Luckily the number of cases in the State of Michigan has been holding steady. A group of community organizations came together...

 

City of Ecorse received Election Drop Box

Do you have a Drop Box? Would you like one? Those were the questions that Ecorse City Clerk, Dana Hughes heard over a month ago from a call from a representative from Wayne County. She knew that the...

 

New Youth Soccer Camp starts in River Rouge

Was the next Pele was the soccer field on Saturday? Only time will tell. Over the last nine weeks, youth between the ages 5 - 12 from the community gathered at Memorial Park to learn the fundamentals...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 30, 2020

Inkster Police Department to hold Annual Memorial Service

On Friday, August 7 2020 at 11:30am the Inkster Police Department invites you to join them for otheir annual memorial service as they honor the four officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice while...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    July 16, 2020

Western Wayne County NAACP and the Conference of Western Wayne partners for next Listening Tour REGISTER TODAY

Western Wayne County NAACP, local police and elected leaders invite your participation in an initial discussion among members of the Western Wayne community. Using a "fishbowl" discussion format, an...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    June 11, 2020

Western Wayne County NAACP begins Listening Tour

For too long, law enforcement and the criminal justice system at large has racially profiled, arrested, convicted, and sentenced African Americans more harshly than the rest of America. The worldwide...

 
 By Dominique Madden    News    May 14, 2020

Detroit now testing seniors 60 years of age and up for COVID-19

During Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Wednesday regular briefing, he said 78 Detroiters have died of COVID-19 since May 1. Of those only two people were younger than 50. Because of that, the mayor said the...

 

Citizens of Ecorse gets new ambulance

Exactly two years ago under the Leadership of Public Safety Director Michael Moore and Mayor Lamar Tidwell, the City of Ecorse resumed operating its Emergency Medical Transport Services. On March 31,...

 

Serial killer found and arrested in Detroit

DETROIT - After he killed six people and failed in an attempt to kill himself, the man that haunted the community for weeks is in custody. Kenyel Brown, 40, was wanted in relation to six deaths, two c...

 

The Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP host a Founder's Day Trivia Competition

ROMULUS – On Saturday, February 8, 2020 the Youth Branch of the Western Wayne County NAACP hosted a Founder's Day Trivia Competition. This was the first event for the re-established youth branch...

 

Local League of Women Voters to Hold Town Hall in Partnership with Local NAACP Branch.

The League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights will hold their Making Democracy Work Town Hall style meeting on Saturday, February 15, from 1 pm – 3 pm at the Caroline Kennedy Public...

 

WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY NAACP PREPARES THE COMMUNITY FOR 2020

The Western Wayne County branch of the NAACP is one of the eight County branches in the State of Michigan. They were named the 2018 Branch of the Year by Michigan State Conference President Yvonne...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP Branch Host 22nd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

Fund Dinner is in the books. Keynote Speaker, Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II gave the attendees the charge to get involved and let their voices be heard. On Sunday, Nov. 20th, the Prestige...

 

Western Wayne County NAACP to honor community heros

ALLEN PARK, MI – The NAACP Western Wayne County Branch will host their 2019 NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00 p.m. (Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.) The dinn...

 

Detroit Youth Choir wins the heart of America

The Detroit Youth Choir left it all on the stage on Tuesday, September 17. That was their final performance on their journey to be named the 2019 America's Got Talent winners. The 52-member choir...

 

September 24 is National Voter Registration Day 2019

WAYNE COUNTY– On September 24, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive 50-state effort to register voters before Election Day this November. With local...

 

New Splash Pad opens in River Rouge

Today was the day the city has been waiting for. The Splash Park is officially open. Over a year and a half ago, Wayne County awarded River Rouge a $300,000 grant as part of its Community Development...

 

Lt. Governor Gilchrist to keynote Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

It is with great honor that we invite you to attend the 22nd Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:00 p.m. (Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.) at Prestige Banqu...

 

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