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Inkster matriarch says the Census is important

Pearl Barden, a beautiful young woman, who will soon be 90 years old credits her longevity to the love of GOD. Mrs. Barden came to the City of Inkster in 1945 from Triggs County, Georgia. She and her...

 

AMNESTY ENDS JUNE 30TH

The 25th District Court is currently offering an amnesty program for eligible defendants. The program will allow defendants to pay fine associated with unpaid parking tickets and civil infraction...

 

Westland Gym Holds Grand Re-Opening By Renee Summers Telegram Reporter

Westland Fitness and Nutrition Center held its Grand Re-Opening on Sunday, June 14. The exercise facility had been shuttered since March 16, when Governor Whitmer issued an executive order closing all...

 

Now Hiring: More Options for Employment

More than 2.2 million new unemployment claims have been filed in Michigan since mid-March, according to the Michigan Department of Labor. Layoffs in the state continue to decline as restaurants were...

 

Michigan emerged as national leader' in COVID-19 mitigation

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said Michigan is standing out in its aggressive measures to fight COVID-19. In a press conference Wednesday, Whitmer said the aggressive actions protected families...

 

SENIOR STAR Roosevelt Williams

Romulus resident Roosevelt Williams is this week's Senior Star. Mr. Williams, 79, was born in Tallulah, Louisiana. His parents were both from the south and moved the family to Ecorse when he was...

 

Rep. Jewell Jones Participates in Grocery Giveaway in Detroit

On May 20, State Representative Jewell Jones partnered with local community organizations to distribute more than $30,000 worth of groceries, children's items,and protective equipment to some of...

 

All Michigan voters will receive applications to vote by mail

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson announced today that all registered voters in Michigan will receive an application to vote by mail in the August and November elections. "By mailing applications, we...

 

11th Annual Happy Soles 5K Run & Walk is a "virtual race"

TAYLOR – Registration is under way for the 11th annual Happy Soles 5K Run and Walk,which is a virtual event this year in the wake of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The 5K is a key supporting...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Center host Drive Through COVID-19 Testing in Inkster

The Western Wayne Family Health Center is now doing COVID 19 testing with drive through access by appointment at our Inkster location. Anyone 12 and older can access testing by first making an...

 

Local Food Pantries Available to Fill Needs in a Time of Crisis

Times of crisis and shortages come and go throughout history. It is in those times that hope shines in the form of caring people who reach out to their communities, providing resources and...

 

WHO ARE WE

Can you name the people in this collage? Send in your answers to our Facebook page @telegramnews or our website - www.telegramnews.net...

 
 By Dale Rich    Lifestyles    May 7, 2020

I met my Great Great Grandfather

My great-great-grandfather was enslaved. His name was George Ward, the son of a "negro" mother and a Chickasaw Native American father. He told his story to an interviewer nearly a century ago as part...

 

Census Data Can Help in Genealogical Search

here are no shortages of public service announcements urging participation in the 2020 Census-and with good reason. The data is used to determine federal funding and congressional representation. In...

 

During COVID-19, Take Simple Steps to Establish a New Normal

(StatePoint) It's always the right time to commit to healthy habits, behaviors and steps to improve your physical and mental health. With the COVID-19 pandemic creating so much uncertainty and...

 
 By Imad Hamad    Lifestyles    April 2, 2020

AHRC calls for States and the Federal Government to address jails and correctional facilities before it is too late

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the nation's human rights community in calling upon state governments as well as the federal authorities to address the overcrowded jail and prison...

 

My aunties pass down a Legacy of Love

As the celebration of Woman's History Month comes to an end, I want to shout out a group of ladies that have had an immense affect on my life. I normally write a column about my mom during this month...

 

HONORING LOCAL WOMEN

I would like to honor my sister Latricia Wright, Corporate Wellness Coach, Nutritionist and founder of Olive Seed for her notable service to mankind and dedication to our community. Latricia is...

 

Occupy Your Time While Hiding at Home from the Coronavirus

The next several weeks are promising to be a challenge for all Americans. If you are one of those who are either working from home, sent home because your workplace is no longer open, or just home...

 

STATEMENT BY WAYNE COUNTY TREASURER ERIC SABREE

The Wayne County Treasurer's Office is closed to the public beginning today through April 3rd due to the coronavirus COVID-19 crises and our concerns for the health of our employees and taxpayers who...

 

Korean War Veteran Receives High School Diploma in Wayne

In 1953, at the age of 17, Avery Hall left his home in Wayne, dropping out of high school to enlist in the U.S. Army and serve in the Korean War. He never had the opportunity to walk across the stage...

 

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Repurposes Inkster Home for Needy Veteran

The chilly March breeze didn't deter the volunteers working to repurpose a home in Inkster on Wednesday, March 4. The volunteers were part of Habitat for Humanity's International Women Build Week...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

James Robert Lawrence, Jr. and Marloshawn Franklin receive the Staff Leader Award from Tashawana Gill and Al Williams during the 7th Annual African American Leadership Awards...

 

Spotlight on Health: Cardiovascular Health

In our final installment of Spotlight on Health, we will focus on heart health, including hypertension, or high blood pressure. When someone in the family has a heart attack, it's big news. Heart...

 

AmeriCorps Aims to be The Greater Good

Perhaps you've spoken to one at your city hall offices. Maybe one helped you find your way at a state or county park. Or perhaps one offered you assistance at a local community non-profit...

 

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