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Articles from the September 9, 2021 edition


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  • New Westland Community Health Center to Offer Wide Range of Healthcare Services

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Sep 9, 2021

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on September 1 to celebrate the opening of the new Westland Community Health Center, located at 35700 Warren Road. Governor Gretchen Whitmer was on hand to congratulate city leaders on the new facility, along with elected officials from the state, county, and local levels. "Today as we open the brand new Westland Community Health Center, this is a $10 million state-of-the-art facility and it's going to be staffed by some of the most dedicated medical experts wh...

  • Hiding in Plain Sight, a 30-Year-Old Hijacking Mystery Solved on 9/11

    Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Correspondent|Sep 9, 2021

    A breezy and seasonally satisfying Tuesday, September 11, 2001, began with the promise that beat reporters crave – the knowledge that my story would appear on the front page. Riding high from the previous night attending Michael Jackson's 30th-anniversary concerts at Madison Square Garden, my editor implored that I go straight to a school in Mount Vernon, NY. She knew how to spoil a great evening watching the greatest pop music entertainer ever reunite with his brothers for a spectacular n...

  • Wayne County Commission Adopts Executive Evans' $1.46 billion 2021-2022 Budget, Providing for Needs While Protecting Taxpayers

    Sep 9, 2021

    WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commission today unanimously approved Executive Warren C. Evans' $1.46 billion 2021-2022 budget which provides for essential county services, including the creation of the Indigent Defense Services department, a new program championed by the county executive to provide legal services for Wayne County residents facing trial. The new budget takes effect on Oct. 1. "I want to thank Commission Chair Alisha Bell and all our commissioners for their hard work on p...

  • Lincoln Park Public Schools Board Members Receive Honors

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Sep 9, 2021

    Four Lincoln Park Public Schools (LPPS) Board of Education members have been selected as 2020 Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Awards honorees for their commitment to students and their community. MASB Awards go to school board members who take educational courses to enhance their ability to improve Michigan's schools in their roles on local school boards. The awards were presented at a special ceremony held at LPPS Administrative Offices on Tuesday, August 31. Board President Kathy...

  • GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING ARTIST LECRAE PARTNERS WITH EXPERIAN TO TALK ABOUT THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL HEALTH

    Sep 9, 2021

    LOS ANGELES – Grammy-award-winning recording artist and activist Lecrae is providing the blueprint for building a financial legacy through his new web-series, The Experience, powered by Experian. Premiering Fall 2021, the six-part series guides audiences through the ins and outs of financial health. Through short sketches and the help of some special guests, Lecrae breaks down the basics of financial health, which is understanding your finances and having the ability to balance your financial n...

  • Nominations Encouraged for Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education Awards to Honor Outstanding Educators

    Sep 9, 2021

    Parents, students, school staff members, and others are encouraged to nominate outstanding public-school educators for the Michigan Lottery's 2021-22 Excellence in Education awards. All public-school employees may be nominated for the awards, which recognize educators who go "above and beyond" to make a difference in the lives of children. To nominate a public-school educator, go to http://bit.ly/ExcellenceInEducation. The Michigan Lottery established the Excellence in Education awards in 2014...

  • Straight On 'til Morning

    Sep 9, 2021

    WYANDOTTE- This show is a meaningful presentation of never before seen works by the late Patricia Izzo (1948-2020) & new works by Martine MacDonald. Both artists had started planning and working on this show in 2019 to open in 2020. The pandemic changed these plans but both artists used this extra year to work on even more pieces. And after two years both artists had created a large body of never before seen works. Even when Izzo died just months before the show was set to open the idea that it...

  • AAA: School Traffic is Back; Be Cautious on the Roads

    Adrienne Woodland, AAA|Sep 9, 2021

    DEARBORN- Michigan roads are about to get more crowded as millions of students and teachers return to school. AAA is launching its "School's Open Drive Carefully" campaign, reminding drivers to slow down, eliminate distractions and obey traffic laws when passing bus stops and driving through neighborhoods and school zones. Drivers can expect an increase in: Congestion – more drivers during the morning and afternoon commutes Pedestrians – students walking to and from school or the bus stop Bus...

  • NEW BEGINNINGS Love is in the Air

    Dominique Madden|Sep 9, 2021

    Michael Wilson and Artanza McRae were married on August 21, 2021 in St. Augustine Florida. They are both graduates of Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach Florida where they met. They were married in front of their parents Gina Wilson Steward and Venus and Theodore McRae, friends and family by Rev. Arthur Willis, Sr., Pastor of Pentecost Missionary Baptist Church in Romulus....

  • Community Fest 2021 Presented by New Jerusalem M.B Church of Inkster

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Sep 9, 2021

    It was one of the hottest weekends to close out the month of August and the Women of Wisdom ministry of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, could be seen working as they were determined to have a successful community event. Temperatures outside were in the 90s, without a trace of wind blowing and the sun was brightly shining. That didn't stop the community outreach. The Community Fest 21 brought out 12 vendors, from Food Trucks and hotdog stands, to childrens and adult boutiques, church goe...

  • PHOTO OF THE WEEK

    Gina Wilson Steward, CEO|Sep 9, 2021

    Brotherhood is something that you don't take lightly. These young men have been friends for over 10 years. When one hurts they all hurt. Pray for them, their families and the family of their brother, Jharyn Price, whose life was taken to soon....