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Articles from the June 29, 2023 edition

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  • Mental Health Problems Continue to Rise in Men, Do You Know the Signs?

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Jun 29, 2023

    Men need hugs too! Yes, that may seem different than how you were raised and how society views the emotionally side of a man. However, according to statistics, 6 million males are affected by depression per year? June is Men's Mental Health Awareness Month but, the men in your life, well, they need you year-round! It's been seen since the year 2000, that the male suicide rate has risen each year. According to Mental Health America, research shows that the highest rates of suicide here in...

  • Give a subscription to the Telegram Newspaper

    Gina Wilson Steward, CEO Publisher|Jun 29, 2023

    Aley Haley, writer of the acclaimed book, ‘Roots’, lived by six words, "Find the good and praise it." 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 and sharing information that will help our readers improve the lives of their families. Our goal is to continue to increase the number of people reading these stories each week. We are growing and expanding, as we prepare to cel...

  • Howe-Peterson Funeral Home Serving the Community for 150 Years

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Jun 29, 2023

    The city of Dearborn was initially established as a township in 1833, named after patriot Henry Dearborn who served as a general during the American Revolution. The area was mainly farmland and residents relied on agriculture as a means of living. In 1864 a man named Elba Howe arrived in Dearborn as the local station agent for the Michigan Central Railroad and eventually the town's undertaker. In 1873 he established Howe and Son Funeral Home following the birth of his son Louis. "One hundred...

  • One Local Detroit Juneteenth Celebration Started as a Thought; Four Years Later The Two Visionaries were Awarded the "Spirit of Detroit Award"

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Jun 29, 2023

    People filled the streets; the band could be heard for miles and the DJ played all the hits, all day long.Two young men from Detroit had an incredible turn-out for their 4th Annual Juneteenth Community Event. It's hard to imagine the amount of time, dedication and effort that had been spent for such a successful event. Visionaries Stacey D. Faulkner and Demetrius "Meech" Edison, said that they wanted to keep the celebration of Juneteenth and the love of community at the forefront of their...

  • A new King in town, statue unveiling

    Kellee Jordan, Telegram Reporter|Jun 29, 2023

    On Friday, June 23, 2023 the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the City of Detroit unveiled the Martin Luther King Jr. statue, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the March on Woodward. The statue represents the precursor, I Have Dream speech King gave in Detroit at that march on June 24, 1963. The introduction to the event was full of dance song and prayer. Presentations included speeches from Mayor Michael Duggan and Author Michael Eric Dyson. A speech...

  • Downriver Delta Community Development Corporation Welcomes New Board Member Kelly Johnson

    E. Arellano, Telegram Contributing|Jun 29, 2023

    June 15, 2023, Wyandotte, MI. Downriver Delta Community Development Corporation is excited to announce Kelly Johnson as the latest addition to the Board of Directors. Kelly lives and works in the city of Wyandotte. She has graduated from University of Michigan Dearborn with a Bachelor's in Urban Policy and Planning. Her area of concentration in her Master's Program is Green Infrastructure Design. As such, she is a valuable addition to the board. Her keen eye and imaginative vision will bring...

  • The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre Spotlighted During African American Appreciation Music Month

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Jun 29, 2023

    Detroit has some of the most iconic and legendary people, buildings and venues in the world. Seated right off the shore of the Detroit River, lies a majestic 6,000 person waterfront venue, called the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre. A cultural jewel, it is a destination of choice for many recording artists and entertainment superstars from around the world, said, The Aretha. For many years, it was known as Chene Park Amphitheatre, until the death of Detroit's own, Queen of Soul, the late, Aretha Fr...

  • Erectile dysfunction: a signal that heart trouble could be ahead

    Reginal Williams|Jun 29, 2023

    For most men unable to obtain or sustain an erection, it can be embarrassing to even utter words-erectile dysfunction. Also known as "impotence," erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined by the Mayo Clinic as "the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex." First, the facts: erectile dysfunction is very prevalent in America. One study concluded that about 52 percent of men in America experience some degree of impotence. Another study reported that approximately 30 million men are impacted by ED. And while it may not be the case for...