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Articles from the February 10, 2022 edition

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  • Community Staple Celebrates 67 Years: RollerCade Detroit

    Janine Folks, Contributing Columnist|Feb 10, 2022

    Last weekend, RollerCade Detroit celebrated 67 years of being in business. Local skaters from the Tri-City area, skaters from greater metro Detroit, downriver, western wayne county and skaters from as far away as Flint, MI came out to celebrate the monumental occasion. The capacity crowd enjoyed the vibes Rollercade has become known for: The music, sound system, the lights, the people, the moves, the love. This event brought the skaters out. There were Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and even...

  • River Rouge Floral Shop Offers Quality and Personal Service

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Feb 10, 2022

    Now and Forever Flower Boutique in River Rouge just recently celebrated one year in business. The family-owned floral shop is operated by Ecorse resident LaWanda Hines and her parents, Henrietta and Albert Smith. Hines says floral arranging has been a lifelong passion for her mother, who took classes in floral design and found she had a talent for it. Some of that talent rubbed off on Hines, who explains she grew up watching her mother create beautiful floral arrangements from home for friends...

  • A New Generation of Caring Charli Rose is New Director at Andrews Funeral Home

    Clifton R Kirkman II|Feb 10, 2022

    Losing a loved one can be one of the most challenging experiences in life. There is no way to physically or emotionally prepare for that day and time. It is an experience that many of us will have to learn how to deal with, when that time comes. So, where do you begin after someone passes? Funerals are recognized rituals for the living to show their respect for the dead and to help survivors begin the grieving process. During the process, it's normal to feel a sense of apprehension,...


    Feb 10, 2022

    On March 29, 1936, Willie & Elvia Lee Washington became the proud parents to two bundles of joy. Dorothy was the oldest of five to be born to this union. The Washington children, Dorothy, Doris, Willie, Robert, and Elaine were raised by their maternal grandparents, Cordie and Sarah Rivers. Dorothy was christened as an infant at Union Second Baptist Church by Rev. Copeland at the Palmerston location. When the church moved to 459 Beechwood, she moved right along with them and remained a faithful...

  • Animal Outreach Program Held in River Rouge

    Renee Summers, Telegram News Reporter|Feb 10, 2022

    On January 30, Animal Resource Funding Foundation (ARFF) partnered with the city of River Rouge to bring resources to residents to assist with the care of family pets. River Rouge Mayor Michael Bowdler joined with Woodhaven Mayor Patricia Odette, Board President for ARFF, to bring straw and igloo dog houses, toys, treats,5,000 pounds of dog and cat food, and leashes for pets in River Rouge. The event was held at the River Rouge Fire Station on W. Jefferson Ave. River Rouge Deputy Clerk...