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Articles from the February 9, 2023 edition

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  • What African Americans Want Most from Congress in 2023

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|Feb 9, 2023

    As 2022 closed, Black Americans saw gains with historic candidates and timely legislation. President Joe Biden signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act and later, the Respect for Marriage Act, which protected interracial marriages. A slim majority in Congress prevented other significant bills from reaching the president's desk. As Black History Month begins, there remains key issues that African Americans want to see happen. A December poll of Black voters revealed that African Americans want...

  • Downriver Bar and Grill Extends Its Hours Now Open From 12 PM to 2 AM

    Xaiver Jones, Telegram Media Specialist|Feb 9, 2023

    When a neighborhood possesses business real estate, the possibilities are endless. There are more things to do, less trouble for residents to get into, and more opportunities for camaraderie in the community. The Downriver Bar and Grill has set a standard and expectation for this. It has been reopened for eight months, and has been a prime source of Downriver nightlife. In a quick trip down the street, The Downriver Bar and Grill has everything possible for a long night out. The community can...

  • Go Red This February to Support Women's Heart Health

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Feb 9, 2023

    The American Heart Association's National Go Red for Women campaign is in full swing this February, urging everyone to wear red to bring awareness to American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), cardiovascular disease claims more women's lives than all forms of cancer combined. The American Heart Association (AHA) is asking everyone rally behind their mothers, sisters, aunts, and daughters this February. "Between home and work, women are usually holding up a lot of...


    Dominic Madden|Feb 9, 2023

    In The Bachelor and the Bachelorette: Dating Over 50 & Loving It, Vicki Dobbins takes us on her journey of dating, finding the right fit and growing together. At age 70+, Vicki did not expect to love dating. She found the right fit and has been enjoying it for several years. Dates, dining, dancing, travelling, local outings and events and simply being together, Vicki shows us what works for her as well as lessons she learned. She shares loving advice and tips that help her continue to find...