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  • Robichaud High School Offers Certified Nurse Assistant Program

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|May 6, 2021

    As the school year comes to a close this year, Robichaud High School in Dearborn Heights will graduating more that scholars; the school will also be graduating something new: certified nurse assistants, or CNAs. The Certified Nurse Assistant Program was added this school year (2020-2021) and joins the Criminal Justice and JROTC Programs at Robichaud High School. The school partners with two other schools also located in Dearborn Heights, Crestwood High School and Annapolis High School, to offer...

  • Attorney General Dana Nessel reissues Scam Alert

    May 6, 2021

    LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning people about a text message impersonating the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA). The department was recently informed a text message is targeting claimants with a fraudulent announcement that UIA is making changes to security features. A similar scam has been targeting people through email, making both instances an opportunity to remind Michiganders that UIA is currently only communicating through the claimant's Michigan Web A...

  • Take the Vaccine and hold my new grandson!

    Gina Wilson Steward, Publisher CEO|May 6, 2021

    On May 11, 2021, I will receive my second COVID-19 Vaccination shot. Then two weeks later I should be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. That is a huge accomplishment for me. I have always been a non-vaccination taking person. Besides, the ones required to attend school. As an adult, I have an unwritten rule that I don't take vaccines and I don't take the flu shots. Period. I am also a graduate of Tuskegee University. I know this is different, however, in the back of my mind, I have those...

  • Wayne County is now offering homebound COVID-19 vaccination

    May 6, 2021

    Wayne County is now offering homebound COVID-19 vaccination services for any resident. The home-bound program is part of the Executive Evans' and Wayne County's ongoing efforts to increase vaccine access to residents who may want the vaccination but cannot make it to one of the Health Department's COVID vaccine clinics. County residents should call the phone number associated with the community in which they live to schedule an in-home vaccination. Program is open to home-bound county residents age 16 years and older. Allen Park 313-928-1400...

  • Whose Voice Are You Hearing When It Comes To Vaccination or Not

    Pastor Overall|May 6, 2021

    Sermon Text: John 10:3 The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep recognize his voice and come to him. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 4 After he has gathered his own flock, he walks ahead of them, and they follow him because they know his voice. 5 They won't follow a stranger; they will run from him because they don't know his voice." 10 The thief's purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. 27 My sheep listen...

  • Adams Middle School student, Princess Ikenyi, qualifies as National History Day alternate

    Dominique Madden|May 6, 2021

    Adams Middle School student Princess Ikenyi knows a lot about history. She was selected as a National Qualifier Alternate to represent the state of Michigan for National History Day in Washington D.C. She is one of the top qualifiers from students in the rest of the 50 states. She will only participate if one of the top two is unable to fulfill the qualifications needed to continue. She was able to accomplish this through her hard work and dedication in her Accelerated Social Studies class. Her...

  • DOJ Seeks to Clean up Police Departments Around the Country

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Correspondent|May 6, 2021

    When U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice had opened a civil investigation to determine whether police in Minneapolis engage in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing, the proclamation was met both with cheers and skepticism. Garland said he would staff the effort with experienced attorneys and other personnel from the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota. He even...

  • In Loving Memory Of DENYSE ANDREWS

    Telegram Staff|May 6, 2021

    Denyse was born in Detroit and graduated from Cass Technical High School. At nineteen she was employed at Ford Motor Company. While there she attended Wayne State University and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science. Besides her initial degree, she held an Associate's Degree, a Masters Degree from Central University and a Bachelors Degree in Mortuary Science from Wayne State University. Even though she joined Ford as a custodian, she was soon promoted to a clerical position. Her...

  • COVID vaccine clinic coming to Ideal Group in Southwest Detroit on Thursday, May 13!

    Joyce Williams|May 6, 2021

    DETROIT – Looking to get a COVID shot? On Thursday, May 13, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM), Henry Ford Health System, and the Ideal Group are hosting a COVID vaccination clinic from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ideal Group, 2600 Junction Ave., Detroit, MI 48209. Parking is available and free. The clinic is open to the public and vaccines are available to anyone 18 years or older. Vaccines are limited so please make an appointment at least 12 hours in advance by visiting h...

  • Westland Police Department Partners with First Step to Provide Advocate for Victims of Domestic Violence

    May 6, 2021

    Westland - In March of 2021, the Westland Police Department began a formalized partnership with First Step, to provide stronger, more immediate resources to victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence cases are the most dangerous and difficult cases for officers to respond to and for victims to work through. Like many cities, Westland has seen a dramatic increase in domestic violence reported cases. This is especially true during the current high-stress environment caused by the COVID-19...

  • Community policing initiative makes pilot grants in five local cities

    May 6, 2021

    The Detroit Police Department is among five local entities receiving grants to address inequities in policing and public safety. A new effort aimed at addressing systemic inequities in policing and public safety has made a pilot round of grants to five local cities/police departments and community groups. The Community Policing Innovations Initiative launched early this year has attracted $1.5 million in support so far from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Hudson-Webber...

  • Giving a Gift With Meaning This Mother's Day

    Statepoint|May 6, 2021

    (StatePoint) In today's world, intimacy can sometimes be sacrificed for immediacy. We often send texts or emails, rather than hand writing letters, cards or notes. However, handwritten notes are a beautiful way to capture meaningful moments and create something tangible that goes beyond the digital. In the past, writing by hand was an integral part of daily life -- letters were written to soldiers overseas, travel journals and diaries were kept, and cards were sent to celebrate birthdays....

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