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Articles from the April 4, 2024 edition

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  • A Change in Traveling to DTW Has Come to Wayne County and Southeast Michigan

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Apr 4, 2024

    It's 2024 and traveling these days can be more of a headache than expected with flight delays, rerouting of trains and if driving, you have to deal with never-ending construction. When it comes to traveling, is there a process that runs through your mind? What is your routine? Let's think about it for a moment. Checklists must be answered and completed in order to have a smooth day of travel. The RTA understands traveling and has taken into consideration by listening to residents and now there...

  • Sabbath Middle School Continues their Community Read Day and Expands

    Gina Wilson Steward|Apr 4, 2024

    In March a special two day reading event was held on the 14th and 15th at Sabbath Middle School. The event was in collaboration with Legacy of Literacy (LOL) Ms. Greer. They came together once again for the Community Read Day Event which turned into a two-day event. This was a huge success as a variety of readers shared their passion for reading with the scholars at Sabbath School. Top officials from the School Board, City, County, State and Federal along with community members volunteered...

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

    Renee Summers|Apr 4, 2024

    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 Absopure. The church's Food Ministry team of Jai Simon, Jyll Reed, and Iris Tuddles were on hand along with more than 30 volunteers to hand out Easter Dinner makings and other food items to those facing food insecurity. Members of the Inkster Police Department volunteered their time, passing out grocery...

  • Summer Programs Convening Roundtable Objective:

    Dominique Madden|Apr 4, 2024

    INKSTER - Think about it, Talk about it, Plan it and then Do it. The IT that was the topic of discussion on Monday, March 25, was Summer Enhancement Activities for the youth in Inkster. A cross function of community groups came together at Operation Refuge Headquarters to listen and learn from each other. Each organization that was in attendance has a history of hosting programs and activities for the youth living in Inkster. Since the City of Inkster has been without their school district for m...

  • Woodhaven native welcomes America's newest citizens

    Burrell Parmer, Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio Public Affairs|Apr 4, 2024

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – Capt. Jennifer Buechel, of Woodhaven, Michigan, commanding officer, Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, served as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Oath Ceremony held at the Military and Family Readiness Center. Fifteen service members from the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force became U.S. citizens from the countries of China, Kenya, Jamaica, Nigeria, Vietnam, Venezuela, and The Philippines. Prior to delivering the r...

  • Dearborn Heights student wins one of top National Honor Society scholarships Congratulations to Crestwood High School student Maher Harp

    National Association of Secondary School Principals|Apr 4, 2024

    Maher Harp is one of the top 25 winners in the National Honor Society scholarship competition. He has devoted more than 575 hours to service as a member of NHS and has earned over 31 chapter-based awards. He has served in many capacities on the executive board of his chapter, holding positions such as parliamentarian and vice president. As an officer, he spearheaded multiple courtyard clean ups and rain garden rehabilitations, leading his school to the highest green school status, "Evergreen,"...


    Telegram Staff|Apr 4, 2024

    NEW YORK - March 19, 2024 - The 2024 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light is heading to Detroit for the first time. The three-day event will be free and open to fans in the downtown area surrounding the award-winning Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza from April 25 – April 27. Fans can now register for free entry by downloading the NFL OnePass app or on the web at All adults are required to register but can also register up to five children to get into the event. "The NFL D...

  • Outcry Grows Over Gaza Airstrike, Biden Urges Swift Ceasefire in Statement

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|Apr 4, 2024

    The most recent Israeli airstrike, which victimized a World Central Kitchen-operated aid convoy, has sparked international outrage and increased calls for an immediate ceasefire as tensions between Israel and Gaza rise. The attack, resulting in the deaths of seven humanitarian workers, has drawn condemnation from global leaders and humanitarian organizations, highlighting the pressing need to halt the violence and protect innocent lives. The aid workers, representing multiple nationalities,...

  • Beloved Actor and Activist Louis Gossett Jr. Dies at 87

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National News Correspondent|Apr 4, 2024

    Louis Gossett Jr., the groundbreaking actor whose career spanned over five decades and who became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor for his memorable role in "An Officer and a Gentleman," has died. Gossett, who was born on May 27, 1936, in Brooklyn, N.Y., was 87. Recognized early on for his resilience and nearly unmatched determination, Gossett arrived in Los Angeles in 1967 after a stint on Broadway. He sometimes spoke of being pulled over by law...

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