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 By Renee Summers    Calendar    May 23, 2024 

Community Events Calendar

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 By Renee Summers    Lifestyles    May 23, 2024 

Memorial Day Observances and Events 2024

Events commemorating Memorial Day are happening all over our community. If you plan to stay at home, the Disabled American Veterans encourage everyone to pay tribute to the men and women who made the...

 
 By Renee Summers    Lifestyles    May 23, 2024 

Ecorse Senior Center Hosts Mother's Day Brunch

Nearly three dozen mothers were treated to a Mother's Day celebration at the Ethel Stevenson Senior and Community Center in Ecorse last Tuesday, May 14. Ecorse Parks and Recreation Staff Member...

 

New Wayne City Manager Works to Improve City Services

WAYNE - Wayne City Manager Diane Webb took on her new role on January 23 of this year, after being selected for the job by Wayne City Council on December 19. Former city manager Lisa Nocerini...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 9, 2024

Former State Representative Kevin Coleman Becomes Westland's 10th Mayor

Last November, Westland residents elected Kevin Coleman to serve as the city's 10th mayor. Having been sworn into office last November 13, Coleman is finishing out the four-year term won by former...

 

Newly Renovated Ecorse Public Library Open to Visitors

ECORSE - The Ecorse Public Library held its Grand Reopening event on March 20 after having been closed for roughly three years. Initially, the library closed due to the COVID pandemic, offering only...

 

Restored Kiwanis Club in Wayne Will Make a Spring Debut

The city of Wayne is seeking to introduce a newly revived Kiwanis Club and wants to make it known that they are actively looking for anyone interested in becoming a member. Kiwanis Clubs are community...

 

Healthy Fueling Station Established at John Glenn High School

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on April 3 at John Glenn High School to launch a brand new fueling station to benefit the school's student athletes. Called the Rocket Fuel Station, the station...

 

Womack Temple CME Serves the Community Easter Ham Giveaway Provides Holiday Dinner for Local Residents

The Fifth Annual Easter Ham Giveaway was held on Thursday, March 28 at Womack Temple C.M.E. Church in Inkster. The event was held in partnership with Forgotten Harvest, Dearborn Sausage, and...

 

Hummingbird Bean Soup is Both Flavorful and Convenient

More than 15 years ago, one of our local Detroit newspaper's food section ran a piece on an easy to make, chili-like soup called Hummingbird Bean Soup. I saved the clipping, tried out the recipe, and...

 

City of Wayne's DDA Egg-Cellent Adventure is Underway

The city of Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is preparing some warm weather fun in the city. From March 18 through March 30, Wayne's Egg-Cellent Adventure will take place. "Each week we hide...

 

Evaluate Your Diet and Exercise Habits During National Nutrition Month

In March, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is joining with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to encourage Michiganders to...

 

Find a Friday Fish Dinner Near You during Lent

It's Lenten season once again and that means the arrival of Friday Fish Dinners hosted by local churches and church-based organizations. Restaurants in metro Detroit and downriver have all variety of...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    February 8, 2024

Inkster Police Department Hosts Chat With the Chief

On Thursday, February 1, the Inkster Police Department held its first ever Chat With the Chief event to give residents an opportunity to meet and talk with the city's new police chief, Tamika...

 

Glorified Pork Chops Make a Simple Weeknight Dinner

From the time I was a young wife and mother I have always enjoyed trying something new for dinner. This recipe for Glorified Chops was given to me by a co-worker more than 20 years ago. The recipe...

 

MDHHS Reminds Residents to be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

With the arrival of colder weather and the increased reliance on heaters and fireplaces, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) urges Michigan residents to prevent carbon monoxid...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    January 11, 2024

Assistant Chief of Police Promoting Community in Inkster

Officer Tamika Jenkins arrived at the Inkster Police Department as Commander in April 2023. By the time fall arrived she was promoted to the rank of assistant chief, becoming the second African...

 

Remembering Those We Lost in 2023

Each New Year it seems only appropriate to remember the noteworthy lives lost the previous year. At the Telegram, we look back at these exceptional lives and recall the contributions they made. On...

 

Practice Basic Food Safety This Holiday Season

Nobody wants to be informed that their scrumptious holiday spread was the cause of food poisoning for their guests. Yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says 48 million or 1 in 6...

 

Voters Approve Bond Proposal for Westwood Community School District

In November, voters served by the Westwood Community School District approved the district's request to pass a $24.5 million bond proposal to invest in the districts aging educational infrastructure....

 

Michigan Group Aims to Educate and Eliminate Native American-Themed Mascots and Logos

As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, we'd like to highlight an issue that concerns Native American people across the county and at home here in Michigan. That issue is the continued use...

 

Local Nursing Center Hosts Harvest Festival

Wellspring Lutheran Services' Livonia Woods Campus hosted a Harvest Festival on Friday, October 27. Livonia Woods is a senior care center offering short-term rehabilitation care, respite care,...

 

Livonia and Westland Combine to Form One Chamber of Commerce

Livonia and Westland will share one chamber of commerce in a strategic alignment that will give the business community from two of Michigan's largest cities more opportunities and a bigger voice. The...

 

MDARD Issues Advisory Regarding Unsolicited Seed Packages from China

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued a warning on September 13 to residents who may have received unsolicited packages of seeds from China in the mail. Similar...

 

Michigan Apple Growers Expected to Harvest 32 Million Bushels in 2023

Michigan's official crop estimate of 32 million bushels (1.344 billion lbs.) of apples was announced on August 18 as part of the USApple Outlook meeting held annually in Chicago. The 2023 estimate is...

 

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