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36th Annual African World Festival

The Annual African World Festival will be held this weekend at the Charles H. Wright Museum. It will feature performances, poetry, arts and crafts, African drumming and dance, vendors and ethnic...

 

Music in the Park a Great Way to Wind Down the Summer

If you enjoy upbeat dance music and oldies tunes, Garden City's Music in the Park is for you. The free event will take place Thursday evening, August 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening's entertainment,...

 

Historic Home - A Testament to City's Troubled Race Relation

At first glance, If not for the presence of the sign designating the house a historic site, there is little to distinguish it from the rows of dilapidated buildings that surround it. The one and a...

 

Transform Your Home into an Entertaining Haven this Summer

(StatePoint) In warm weather, everything is better done outdoors -- from eating meals to entertaining guests. In fact, 88 percent of homeowners taking on landscaping projects upgrade outdoor living elements, such as furniture and heating features,...

 

Find a Piece of Living History at Livonia's Greenmead Park and Village

Situated in the northwest section of Livonia, Greenmead is a collection of relocated buildings from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The buildings were significant in their time as the...

 

The Great Bacon Run is Coming to Garden City

arden City's Great Bacon Run is all about fun and giving back to the community. The event, now in its third year, will be held Saturday, August 11 at Garden City Park. The Great Bacon Run features fou...

 

Garden City Church Hosts Community Health Fair

The outreach focus at Garden City Presbyterian Church is on community. Last month, the church raised $1500 for the Garden City Fire Department's program to provide residents with free smoke detectors...

 

A Father's Pain

It was a rainy day in Detroit when I went to meet Kenneth Holloway, better known as the Candle man, at an eastside restaurant. I've known Candle man for about ten years. We met when we were involved...

 

Wayne Downtown Days Full of Family Fun

The city of Wayne in conjunction with the organization Wayne Main Street, will be hosting its Second Annual Downtown Days event. The fun starts Thursday, July 12 and runs through Saturday, July 14....

 

Westland Farmers Market Offers Freshness and Convenience

Farmers' markets in general have enjoyed an increase in popularity as the American consumer seeks out that "close to home" feel. Consuming goods which were produced miles away and took days to get to...

 

Tribute to Women of Achievement

The Kappa Foundation, in conjunction with the Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity, Inc.,--Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Inkster Alumni, presented their 8th Annual Tribute to Women of Achievement on Saturday, June 2,...

 

BOOKS IN THE HOOD REVIEW An Unkindness of Ghost

An Unkindness of Ghost is the debut novel from author Rivers Solomon. Released by Akashic books October of 2017. An Unkindness of Ghost was a finalist for the 2018 Locus Award for First Novel, winner...

 

River Days comes to Downtown Detroit this weekend

GM River Days presented by the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, returns June 22-24, 2018. This one of a kind festival takes place along the Detroit Riverfront – from the Detroit/Wayne County Port...

 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Daizy Doodles

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Daizy Doodles Megan White has big dreams, she plans on using her God given artistic talents to make them a reality. White has aspirations of becoming a queen cartoonist and master of...

 

Church's Annual Strawberry Festival Benefits Garden City Fire Department

Janet Dey has been serving as cashier for Garden City Presbyterian Church's Annual Strawberry Festival since the event first originated 46 years ago. On Friday, June 15, Dey, now 96, will once again...

 

The senseless killings must stop

Over the last five years, you can’t turn on the news without hearing about someone being killed. Not that they died of some health condition, but that they died at the hands of another and in most...

 

It's That Time Again Colors of Cancer Race 4 Resources

Cancer Awareness and Resource Network, (CARN) is hosting its 2nd annual 6k "Colors of Cancer Race 4 Resources" to put the spotlight on all cancer types and their colors in a robust and inclusive way....

 

The Budding Actors: Summer Theatre Program

GARDEN CITY - Budding_Actors Program is looking for Youth Ages 6 Years to 11 Years of Age to participate in this year's program. They will receive a Free Final Performance on Thursday, June 28th at...

 

Celebrating Good Health During Older Americans Month

StatePoint) The contributions of older Americans are celebrated each May during Older Americans' Month. This year's theme, "Engage at Every Age," emphasizes that you are never too old to enrich your...

 
 By KB    Lifestyles    May 24, 2018

Lillie Rosa Lester, 96 years old

TELEGRAM: What city do you live in, Mrs. Lester? LILLIE ROSA: Inkster. TELEGRAM: Where were you born and raised? LILLIE ROSA: I was born in Haddock, Georgia and raised in Macon, Georgia. TELEGRAM:...

 

Our new website has launched www.telegramnews.net

The Telegram Newspaper is a unique Newspaper that is continuously reinventing itself. In 2008, we launched our first website. As things change and most importantly the way that people get their news...

 

Maureen Taylor on the Frontline for the Rights of the Poor

When Maureen Taylor was a child, her parents took the family on a trip across the country where she witnessed abject poverty in many of the areas she passed through. This experience and her confusion...

 

'Talk to Tasha'

Dear Tasha, About 4 months ago, my very best friend of more than 20 years recently filed for divorced after being married for 11 years. During her separation, it was a mutual decision for her to come...

 

A Writer With a Cause

Steven Malik Shelton is a simple man. But heaps of issues, concepts, and theories keep him going. Marriage, fatherhood, writing, and even Martial Arts are just a few things that keep Shelton's blood...

 

Albert Harper - The Exercise Bandit

Albert Harper is a man who is known by more than the name he came into the Earth with. Some call him Crazy, others call him The Beast. But the title Mr. Harper is most accustomed to is the Exercise...

 

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