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Articles from the March 25, 2021 edition


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  • WESTERN WAYNE FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS AND ECORSE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TEAM UP FOR RAIDERS CARE

    Mar 25, 2021

    Western Wayne Family Health Centers has opened "Raiders Care" school-based health center at the Kennedy Administration Building of Ecorse Public Schools. It's a health center for students of the district. Pediatrician Dr. Gregory Treado and support staff will be at the center to see children by appointment for primary care. Services available will include physicals, sick care, management of chronic health issues and immunizations. Any student of the district and their siblings can make...

  • River Rouge School District Among Many Navigating an Uncertain Year

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 25, 2021

    "I think that I'm probably speaking for most school districts when I say that this has been the most unique situation we have dealt with in the history of public education." The quote comes from Dr. Derrick Coleman, Superintendent of the River Rouge School District as he looks back and relates how the school district navigated the past year in the face of COVID-19. As in-person learning came to a halt last spring in response to the governor's orders, many schools scrambled to come up with a...

  • Reading month is coming to a close, However, keep reading

    Gina Wilson Steward, Publisher|Mar 25, 2021

    As Reading Month comes to a close, I want to inspire you to continue reading. Reading opens the world to you without paying for air fare, rental car and a hotel stay. It is a way to share in the lives of people you don't know. Remember Reading is FUNdamental. Each week, the Telegram Newspaper strives to share information about the good people are doing while reporting on positive stories that are happening in our communities. It is sometimes hard to decide which stories to put in the paper each...

  • Wayne County Executive, Warren Evans, spells out COVID-19 plans

    Dominique Madden, Contributing Reporter|Mar 25, 2021

    1. It seems that the number of vaccines that Wayne County will receive is determined by the Governor's office. What is the plan to get people in Wayne County vaccinated? Wayne County is following the vaccine guidelines established by the State of Michigan as set by the Department of Health and Human Services. Right now, we are vaccinating seniors aged 65 years and older and people over the age of 50 with pre-existing conditions that make COVID-19 worse. As vaccine supply becomes more readily ava...

  • Wolverine Human Services Helps Children to Be Victors

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 25, 2021

    Wolverine Human Services has been serving youth and their families since 1987,offering foster care and adoption services and treatment for youth suffering from abuse, neglect, or substance abuse. Initially established in Detroit by Robert E. Wollack as a group home to assist 14 boys, the organization has grown and expanded its services and programs and now has campuses and office locations in Bloomfield Hills, Flint, Saginaw, Vassar and Taylor, to name a few. The mission at Wolverine Human...

  • Senator Stephanie Chang, Representative Ranjeev Puri Resolution Condemns Rise in Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Crimes

    Mar 25, 2021

    LANSING. - Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) and Rep. Ranjeev Puri (D-Canton) today offered a resolution in the Michigan Senate and House, respectively, condemning the rise in hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) and encouraging Michiganders to report hate crimes and discrimination. Senate Resolution 30 and House Resolution 61 come in response to an increase in hate crimes, hateful rhetoric, and hate incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic, and were adopted in both...

  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Clifton R Kirkman II|Mar 25, 2021

    Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer among both men and women combined in the United States. It's also the third most common cancer diagnosis in African Americans. This year alone according to the American Cancer Society, it's estimated that colon cancer will have 104,270 new cases and rectal cancer will have 45,230 new cases. Research shows that African Americans have the highest rate of colorectal cancer than any other racial group in the US and it's ravaging our community....

  • State Rep. Shri Thanedar, State Senator Adam Hollier Defend the Right to Read, Call For $94.4 Million to Boost Literacy Efforts in Detroit Schools

    Mar 25, 2021

    DETROIT,- State Rep. Shri Thanedar (D-Detroit) and state Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit) joined students, teachers, administrators and parents at Pershing High School on Monday to defend the right to read and call on lawmakers to approve $94.4 million to boost literacy efforts for Detroit children. "Our kids, regardless of where they live and go to school, deserve every opportunity to receive a good education putting them on the pathway to happiness and success," said Thanedar. "Literacy is a...

  • Community Walk and Worship - April 2

    Mar 25, 2021

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