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T'Kay's Terrific Twos

There is a box of treasure hidden under River Rouge. Hordes of people travel for sports, food, and entertainment in the city has skyrocketed over recent years. The fact that has taken the region by...

 

Santa makes his yearly visit through Metro Detroit

Each year for over 50 years our local Santa has loaded up his sled with gifts and drove through the streets of Metropolitan Detroit giving out toys. Kids of all ages would stand in amazement when they...

 

Giving Back is his way of doing good for others

Kevin Harrington is a man on a mission. That mission is to do good for others. Harrington was released from prison in April after serving 17 ½ years for a crime he did not commit. His...

 

Westland Police Department hiring new officers

The Westland Police Department recently exhausted the eligibility list that they use to hire new police officers. They anticipate starting a new process in January of 2021 to establish the next...

 

Ecorse Businesses Urged to be On Alert for Counterfeit Bills

Ecorse's Public Safety Director Joseph Thomas is urging local businesses to be on alert for counterfeit $50 and $20 bills. Thomas says five fake bills had been received by three Ecorse businesses as...

 

Westland Creates Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission

Mayor William R. Wild is proud to announce that he has filled the positions on the newly created Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Commission. The DEI Commission was created as a result of a...

 

Michigan Lottery: More than $24 Billion to Support Public Education Since 1972

Every time you play the lottery, it's a win for Michigan. Every Lottery purchase benefits K-12 education, gives a lift to local businesses, and supports companies that employ Michigan residents....

 

TAKING THE VACCINE

When the corona virus first attacked us, African Americans were unwittingly at the front of the line of those disproportionately affected and more likely to be hospitalized and die as a result of...

 

Fire Inspectors Urge Residents to Pay Attention to Electrical Safety this Winter

As of December 8, Michigan had experienced 93 residential fires with fatalities. In fact, multi-fatality fires have jumped 78 percent from a year ago. The Michigan Fire Inspectors Society (MFIS) is...

 

Telegram News' Senior Star - Willa (Bates) Royals

This week's Senior Star is Mrs. Willa (Bates) Royals. Royals turned 80 years old just last week and celebrated with friends and family, adding, "We had a good time!" Royals is widowed and now lives...

 

Community Survey Aims to Gauge Opinions on Ecorse Creek Restoration

For the past two years, Michigan Sea Grant has been working with the city of Ecorse and its neighbors to develop a plan for clean-up and revitalization of the Ecorse Creek. The cities of Ecorse,...

 

Governor Whitmer Declares Persons With Disabilities Day

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a proclamation declaring December 3 as Day of Persons With Disabilities in Michigan. In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed an International Day of...

 

Detroit Goodfellows Delivering Holiday Cheer for More Than 100 Years

In 1914, a worker with the Internal Revenue Service in Detroit named James J. Brady happened to get a glance of a cartoon featuring a sad child who had been overlooked at Christmastime. Knowing that...

 

Depression All Too Common Amid COVID-19 Shutdown

It happens for roughly 3 million Americans every year as the holidays approach: the days become shorter and a type of depression known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) sets in. "With seasonal...

 

National Action Network Host Annual Triumph Awards

One of the nation's leading civil rights organizations announced the honorees for its annual awards ceremony recognizing people for working to promote social, racial and economic justice in their...

 

Urban League of Detroit to Celebrate Local Youth at 55th Annual Guild Gala

Detroit - The Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan (ULDSEM) will hold its 55th Annual Guild Gala Luncheon on Saturday, December 5, 2020. This annual event recognizes individuals with...

 

Community Advisory Councils Seek Recognition.

Detroit, MI – On Tuesday November 24th at 4:30 PM members of two Community Advisory Councils (CAC) held Detroit's first CAC Summit. They gathered in front of the Spirit of Detroit to demand...

 

What Are You Thankful For?

Each year the Telegram Newspaper gives people from the community an opportunity to express what they are Thankful for. I am thankful for all of you. 2020 has been a journey. GOD has given us His...

 

What I am Thankful For -

Over the last few months, I have been making an attempt to create a counternarrative to 2020. One thing after another has made this quite a challenging year. As I look back over the last 11 months...

 

What Are You Thankful For in 2020?

Hello Telegram News readers, As we all know, this year, has taken us by surprise. From the coronavirus pandemic to police brutality, violence and the killing of unarmed Black people and even the...

 

Why I'm Thankful in 2020

The year 2020 has become almost synonymous with awfulness. From impeachment to pandemic to structural racism and disputed elections, and then back to pandemic, many of us have undoubtedly been...

 

GIVING THANKS FOR THE VALUE IN THE VALLEY AT THANKSGIVING

In- light of the extreme uncertainty that our world is facing right now, covid-19, social unrest, racial disparities, economic challenges, all having an unprecedented impact on our daily lives and communities. I look at this period in history as a...

 

For Thanksgiving Day, Zoom will lift its 40-minute time limit for free meetings

(CNN)The holidays are upon us and one tech company is already in the giving spirit. Zoom announced it will lift its timed meeting limit on Thanksgiving so "your family gatherings don't get cut...

 

A Mammogram? 'It's Not a Fun Process': Male Breast Cancer Survivor Shares His Journey

Aubrey Glencamp hopes his experience serves as a reminder that no one is exempt from breast cancer. After a rare diagnosis, Aubrey Glencamp began the fight of his life - and won. October is dedicated...

 

State Rep. Jewell Jones Partners with former Detroiter Roneil Jackson to Distribute Pandemic Relief

State Representative Jewell Jones has partnered with former Detroit resident and community leader Roneil Jackson to distribute pandemic relief to local residents. Jackson has donated 10 care packages...

 

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