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Articles from the November 11, 2021 edition

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  • Ecorse Football team wins District

    Gina Wilson Steward, Telegram Publisher|Nov 11, 2021

    The football season has been exciting for the Ecorse Red Raiders and the District finals didn't disappoint. The Raiders ran a touchdown to win their game last Friday with seven seconds on the clock. The last play of the game Quarterback Marquis Campbell connected to Dion Dalton on a 12 yard touchdown run. The final score Ecorse 20 Detroit Southeastern 18. The last time Ecorse won the districts was in 2011 and it had been over 20 years before then. New Head Coach Jovan Olaifoye said, "We have to...

  • Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit & Vicinity says TAKE THE SHOT

    Gina Wilson Steward|Nov 11, 2021

    The COVID-19 Pandemic is into it's 2nd year. Many people have lost their loved ones to this virus and the way we conduct business has forever changed. Not only has the manner in which we conduct business changed, the way that we fellowship with our families, show love to our friends and even the normal handshake has changed. The CDC recommends that adults take the vaccinations and recently, vaccinations have been approved for kids as young as 5 years old. We know that people listen to their...

  • What happened to the constant sanitizing at the stores?

    Gina Wilson Steward, Telegram CEO Publisher|Nov 11, 2021

    The Covid Pandemic is still real. I notice so many different things that make me say mmmmm when I am out in the community. But the other day I realized that this was occurring more often. Since it is a coin shortage, many stores suggest that you use your debit/credit card or have exact change. No problem, I can abide by that simple request. Sometimes people give me the evil eye as I dig in the bottom of my purse to make the exact change. Oh well, it's gives them a chance to just relax and...

  • Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) partners to bring awareness to Colorectal Cancer

    Dominique Madden, Telegram Reporter|Nov 11, 2021

    Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among Americans, with Black Americans having a 40% higher death rate compared to White Americans. However, if caught and treated early, there is a 90% survival rate. The Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) has teamed up with BLKHLTH® and Cottonelle® to reduce the impact of racism on Black health through education and action. Their project is to get more people tested for Colorectal Cancer. NSO Chief Community...