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Marilyn Oliver is a Treasurer for the People in Ecorse

Marilyn Oliver was born and raised in Ecorse and has seen the city's ups and downs over the years. Now having been re-elected as the Ecorse City Treasurer, Oliver says she sees her role in city... Full story

 

Tarence Wheeler Closes The Gap Food is Vital for Success

There are a plethora of gaps that exist among the people in America. The wealth gap is what's spoken of on the front line, but it's only the tip of the iceberg; or just another block in the stack....

 

The Wait is Over! O'Briens Market is Open

The wait is over. O'Briens Market is open to the public. A fire closed the doors of the largest grocery store in Ecorse back in 2013. Over the years, the community saw things happening and then... Full story

 

So You're Sick with COVID-19, Now What?

We've read it in the newspaper, heard it on the radio, and have seen it on the television: If you think you may have COVID-19, isolate yourself away from others. But then what? The Centers for...

 

Ex-Michigan governor, Rick Snyder, charged in lead-poisoning of Flint residents

(Reuters) - Michigan's attorney general charged former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday with two counts of willful neglect of duty over the lead-poisoning of drinking water in Flint city -...

 

Mittens for Detroit Keeping Local Hands Warm All Winter

Mittens for Detroit uses as its tagline, "Warming hearts, two hands at a time." Indeed, the 501(c) (3) non-profit has been delivering mittens and gloves by the thousands to metro Detroit children and...

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

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