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  • Wayne-Westland Schools Host Vehicle Extrication Demonstration

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|May 25, 2023

    The Wayne-Westland Community School District (WWCSD) hosted a Firefighter Vehicle Extrication Day to highlight the district's Firefighter and Emergency Medical Training(EMT) Programs being offered at the William D. Ford Career –Technical Center. Firefighting students performed the vehicle extrication demonstration on a vehicle donated by Ford. The event also provided an opportunity for WWCSD Superintendent Dr. John Dignan to announce future expansion of the program thanks to a $3.5 million i...

  • Gov. Whitmer Signs Legislation to Keep Michigan Communities Safe

    State of Michigan News|May 25, 2023

    LANSING - Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed commonsense gun violence prevention bills establishing extreme risk protection orders in Michigan, ensuring police officers, health care professionals, and family members concerned about someone who may harm themselves or others can seek a court order to temporarily confiscate their firearms. At the bill signing, Governor Whitmer was joined by bill sponsors, legislators, public safety advocates, and law enforcement officials. No Michigander...

  • Congressional Mamas' Caucus: Fighting for Our Mamas and Families

    May 25, 2023

    This week the Mamas' Caucus hosted several events to recognize the importance of centering mothers in policy and bringing them to the table in policymaking. We welcomed Mothering Justice back to Washington, D.C. for their annual Mamas' Movement March. We also hosted a White House briefing with the Democratic Women's Caucus to discuss the 50+ Executive Order actions signed by President Biden. The Mamas' Caucus is committed to advocating for all mothers that have been excluded from policymaking...

  • AHRC Calls for Action on the Epidemic of Reckless Driving:

    Imad Hamad, AHRC - Executive Director|May 25, 2023

    The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-US) urges swift action to contain, limit, reduce and hopefully end the epidemic of reckless driving. Reckless driving is a true challenge facing our society. It is one of the leading reasons for fatal accidents and loss of precious lives. Lately, reckless driving in Dearborn has become part of daily driving conduct for many who are irresponsible and completely disregard public safety. Reckless driving is a problem that deserves government action. The City...

  • Rock Legend Tina Turner Dies at 83

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA National Correspondent|May 25, 2023

    Tina Turner, the "Queen of Rock 'n Roll' whose legend grew after she overcame a bitter divorce to musician Ike Turner that was filled with violence, has died at the age of 83. The superstar's family confirmed her death in a statement on Wednesday, May 24, noting that Turner died "peacefully" at her home near Zurich, Switzerland. "Starting with her performances with her ex-husband Ike, Turner injected an uninhibited, volcanic stage presence into pop," Rolling Stone's Brittany Spanos declared in...

  • Southwest Detroit park to host a free fun-health-music-food-salute fest

    May 25, 2023

    DETROIT, MI – Eden Park, a 5½-acre property in Southwest Detroit that is being repurposed into an eco-friendly park for residents in three cities, will be home to a free festival this weekend. The May 27-28 afternoons festival at 12001 Gleason in Detroit includes live music, food, a petting zoo, free health screenings, a salute to veterans, dance lessons, and a courageous chef competition, among other activities. It is being put on by the Tri-City Community Development Corporation. "...


    Dominique Madden|May 25, 2023

    Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.” Leviticus 19:22 LOUISE BOROM Born June 10, 1923 Louise Borom lives in River Rouge and was born in Hurtsboro, Alabama Number of Children - 12 Grandchildren - 21 Great Grandchildren - 41 She wants the readers of the Telegram to know that she loves The Lord. She loves to read; especially the Bible, Michigan Chronicle, Telegram and the Philadelphia Courier. She loved reading the JET and Ebony and o...

  • Honoring the Bravery and Sacrifice of U.S. Service Members

    May 25, 2023

    (StatePoint) Every year, the United Service Organizations (USO) honors junior enlisted service members who have exhibited a commitment to protecting and serving others both on and off duty. Nominated by their command leadership, the seven 2022 USO Service Members of the Year come from every military branch, and government officials, military leaders and USO supporters recently celebrated their achievements at the USO's Annual Awards Dinner in Washington DC, hosted by Drew Carey. "From defending...

  • BooKoo Creations has something for everyone

    Kellee Jordan, Telegram Reporter|May 25, 2023

    Gabriel Bosket, Las Vegas born, eastside Detroit residence, is the business owner and creator of BooKoo Creations. He as of today has a skill set in operating heavy machinery, graphic design, 3D printing and engraving. "I never seen a machine before, but I always watched the show How It's Made," says Bosket's about his work environment. He realized, "This like the show but I'm in it now." As a kid Bosket watched How It's Made faithfully. His duty is part of how things are made as he elevated in...