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Articles from the April 25, 2024 edition

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  • NFL Draft Day: How Far Have the Panthers Come?

    Xaiver Jones, Telegram News - Media Specialist|Apr 25, 2024

    World-class talent and business will meet in one space to shock the world to it's core. From April 25th to 27th, Detroit will be home to the 2024 NFL draft. The draft will change lives by bringing commerce to the city and the surrounding areas and allowing many young men to fulfill their professional football dreams. The city of River Rouge has snuck its way into the conversation. In recent history, the Panthers have become a national football powerhouse. Many have pursued fine careers after...

  • Community Spotlight – Deputy City Clerk of Romulus D'SJONAUN HOCKENHULL

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram News Reporter|Apr 25, 2024

    Welcome to the Community Spotlight Column, where we share some of the most awesome people in our communities. The purpose of spotlighting the profiles that will be shared is to explore what they do and why. Also, what motivates them to do what they do for the community. Today the Telegram Newspaper is shining the community spotlight on the Deputy City Clerk of Romulus. This young man had been working for a position like this for quite some time. It didn't just happen for him overnight but his...

  • Newly Renovated Ecorse Public Library Open to Visitors

    Renee Summers|Apr 25, 2024

    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 curbside book pick up, but eventually the city decided that funding received from government grants would be used to renovate and update the library, which was built in 1948. Assistant Library Director Alice Howard says once the renovations began, new projects came to light as workers discovered...

  • Wayne County Commission Youth Council Addresses Substance Abuse and Mental Health

    Monique Baker McCormick, Wayne County Commissioner|Apr 25, 2024

    Detroit, Michigan – April 19, 2024 – In response to mental illness among youth has gone up forty (40%) since Covid-19 and the rise of youth substance abuse issues, the Wayne County Commission Youth Council (WCCYC), comprised of 10th to 12th-grade students appointed by Commissioners, convened on April 23 at 10:00 am at 500 Griswold in the Commission Chambers to present a resolution drafted by youth for adoption by the county commission. Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick (D-Detroit), a dri...

  • DIA announces Wayne County locations for 2024 Inside|Out activation

    Ryan Bidges|Apr 25, 2024

    DETROIT- The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) recently announced the Wayne County communities that will participate in the 2024 Inside|Out program. Inside|Out brings high-quality reproductions of DIA's collection to outdoor venues throughout Metro Detroit to increase engagement between the museum and its diverse audiences in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties. "We're delighted to celebrate the 15th year of this popular program in collaboration with our 2024 Wayne County community partners," said...