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 By Renee Summers    News    December 6, 2018 

National Action Network Calls End to Tax Abatements

The president of the Michigan Chapter of the National Action Network (NAN), the Rev. Charles Williams II, held a press conference on Monday, December 3, to address concerns about the practice of...

 

Students for Peace Program Hopes to Make Lasting Impact

Crime statistics for the city of Detroit are grim. According to the FBI's database, the number of violent crimes which occurred in the city for the year 2016 was 13, 705, up 15.7 percent from 2015....

 

Inkster's Mayor Nolen Connects with Residents at Monthly Lunch Event

In order for an elected official to know how to best fulfill their job, he or she needs to get in touch with the constituents they were elected to serve. Inkster Mayor Byron Nolen knows this first...

 

Livonia Goodfellows Part of the Greater Good in the Region

Siblings Tulsi and Mukumd appeared apprehensive on a recent Saturday morning. The brother and sister were with their parents at the Livonia Senior Citizens Center, where initial interviews for...

 

A Native to Know: Ira Hayes

One of the most famous and iconic photographs in American history shows the American flag being raised on the island of Iwo Jima in February of 1945, in the Pacific theater during WW II. The flag was...

 

Santaland Parade a Holiday Tradition in Garden City

The 58th Annual Garden City Santaland Parade will be held on Saturday, November 24 at 10 a.m. The parade has been a tradition in Garden City since 1961. Parade spokesperson Dan York has been with the...

 

Santa's Magic Forest opens November 24

TAYLOR – Santa's Magic Forest opens for the season during the City of Taylor Winterfest on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road. "Downriver's...

 

A Native American to Know: Susan LaFlesche Picotte

Life is not easy for anyone. Add gender and race to the barriers faced by most, and it becomes the fact that those who succeed in the face of such barriers become sources of inspiration for us all....

 

Dearborn Animal Shelter Receives New Clock Just in Time to Fall Back

The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (FAMD) recently held an open house to celebrate its new adoption facility in Dearborn. The effort took nearly 15 years and the education and adoption center is...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    November 8, 2018

Westland Police Department Welcomes New Body Cameras for Officers

Last month the Westland Police Department acquired a new tool to aid in police work: body cameras. Westland Police Chief Jeff Jedrusik hosted a media event to announce the major investment the city ha...

 

Community Turkey Dinner Benefits Charitable Causes

Thanksgiving is two weeks away but the Presbyterian Women Annual Holiday Bazaar will feature an all- you-can-eat Turkey Dinner on Friday, November 9, 2018. The event will be held at Garden City...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    November 1, 2018

Ecorse Tackles the Problem of Blight with New Development

Ecorse Mayor Lamar Tidwell grew up in Ecorse. He remembers when the city was an attractive place to live and do business. Tidwell remembers from his younger days that when homes were put up for sale,...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    November 1, 2018

Voter Education Forum Held in Inkster

The League of Women Voters of Northwest Wayne County held a voter education forum focusing on three ballot proposals appearing on the November 2018 voter ballot in Michigan. The event was hosted by...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    October 25, 2018

New Animal Adoption Center Open in Dearborn

The Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (FAMD), is pleased to announce their new adoption facility is now up and running. The Mary Ann Wright Animal Adoption and Education Center celebrated its...

 

Local Shopping Mall Are a Great Place to Walk

For most of us, walking is a fudamental life process we don't give a whole lot of thought to each day. But walking can be an ideal form of exercise for anyone with joint issues or breathing...

 

Westwood School District's New Superintendent Aims High for Student Achievement

The Westwood Community School District welcomed Dr. Stiles Simmons as its new superintendent on July 1, 2018. Simmons replaced the retiring Dr. Sue Carnell. Simmons brings with him to Westwood a bount...

 

American Legion Host Fall Craft Show in Garden City

As of October 11, there are 75 shopping days until Christmas. Local fall craft shows are a great place to begin your holiday shopping. The American Legion Post 396 Women’s Auxiliary will be hosting...

 

Downtown Wayne Scarecrow Show Returns for Sixth Year

Pumpkins, scarecrows and harvest time all go together at this time of the year. The city of Wayne will be giving scarecrows the center stage at this year's 6th Annual Scarecrow Show being held in the...

 

PACE of Southeast Michigan Seeks to Improve Quality of Life for Seniors

In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control determined that Americans are living longer. Living longer can be a good thing, but it also brings questions about attaining a good quality of life as one ages...

 

Fundraiser Event to be Held in Downtown Wayne

The organization Wayne Main Street recently announced details of its signature fundraiser, Toast Wayne. The event, previously known as Jazz on the Avenue, will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 7...

 

THRIVE Works Toward a Healthy Garden City

In Garden City last year, 46 percent of 7th graders believed that regular marijuana use posed little or no health risk. THRIVE, a division of the Garden City Community Coalition, cites this statistic...

 

Wayne County Parks Workers Dedicated to Their Jobs

Chances are good you've spent some time in Wayne County Parks this summer. Perhaps you attended the Saturdays in the Park in Hines Park, spent time on the Inkster Valley Golf Course, or attended Jazz...

 

Leanna Hicks Public Library is Open for Business in Inkster

kster residents and neighbors can once again enjoy library services at the Leanna Hicks Public Library. On August 20, the library opened in a new, temporary location at 1086 Inkster Road. The new...

 

Meet Your Best Friend At the Zoo

If opening your home to an animal in need of a forever family is something you'd like to do, consider the semi-annual event, Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo. The event will be held on Friday,...

 

Fall Brings Outdoor Garden Chores and Dreams of Next Year

This is the first week of September. For many, thoughts will soon be turning toward apple cider and warm sweaters. Eventually, rakes and leaf blowers will appear in each neighborhood. If you’ve been...

 

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