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 By Renee Summers    Lifestyles    April 8, 2021 

Beyond Basics Tackles the Literacy Crisis in Local Schools

For many people, the ability to read and write is something one rarely gives much thought to. But if one struggles to read well, it becomes a source of embarrassment or shame. Children who ultimately...

 

Dearborn Heights Man Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize Winning Ticket Bought in Inkster

A Dearborn Heights man and his wife "went crazy" after winning $1 million playing Powerball. Boris Cvetkovski, 78, matched the five white balls – 04-19-23-25-49 – in the Jan. 13 drawing to win a...

 
 By Gail Monds    Lifestyles    April 1, 2021

24-hour Mental Health Help Line is a Phone Call Away

Jobs, school, home life and societal obligations can pull a person in many directions. Throw a pandemic in the mix and life for many people becomes even more stressful. Sometimes too much stress can...

 

Wolverine Human Services Helps Children to Be Victors

Wolverine Human Services has been serving youth and their families since 1987,offering foster care and adoption services and treatment for youth suffering from abuse, neglect, or substance abuse....

 

River Rouge Police and Community groups provide snacks for children

The food pantry at the River Rouge Police Department serves two purposes: providing children with easily prepared snacks and helping them foster positive relationships with police officers. Ravioli,...

 

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan: Oprah Winfrey was the Star of that Interview

According to the Wall Street Journal, 17.1 million people got an opportunity to see why Oprah Winfrey is still the Queen of talk, interviewing Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle on CBS. The Royal...

 

Legislative Update With State Representative Tyrone Carter

2020 was more than a year in time. 2020 was a thing that happened to the world. 2020 happened and most of the world didn't see it coming. Individuals like Tyrone Carter didn't have time to see it...

 

Covenant House Michigan Puts Homeless Youth on the Path to Success

Ida Benson recounts the story of a young man she encountered a few years ago who endured life at more than 15 foster care homes. Just prior to aging out of Michigan's Foster Care System, the young man...

 

Healthy activities you can do by yourself in Ecorse

Often family, work, education and social obligations are obstacles to setting time aside for exercise. Gradually increasing movement is beneficial for everyone, regardless of age or current physical...

 

Gary Hunter - Publisher of The Shot News

Gary Hunter grew up at Bassett and Visger in Southwest Detroit and have traveled around the world. He has shown us the world through the lens of his camera. He is a graduate of Western High School in...

 

Inkster's Mayor Pro Tem, Kim Howard

INKSTER - Kim Howard is in her third term serving on Inkster's City Council. The Inkster grandmother says she initially became involved in politics more than a decade ago when she began to perceive...

 

Westland Fire Department Assists in Vaccination Distribution

WESTLAND, On Monday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 3, Westland Fire Personnel worked side by side with the Michigan National Guard to administer COVID-19 vaccinations at the Wayne County Point of...

 

President Biden Applauded for Reopening of Obamacare Enrollment

After four years of the previous administration's efforts to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Joe Biden has moved swiftly to repair damage done to President Obama's signature...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Ozzie Davis, Ester Gordy Edwards, Michigan State Representative. George Edwards, Rosa Parks, and Mayor Coleman A. Young. Cobo Hall, 1974...

 

The First: Lloyd, O'Ree, Pollard and Others Who Broke Sports Color Barriers

In April of 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers called up Jackie Robinson, making the first African-American man to play in a Major League Baseball game. Robinson went on to play ten years in the majors,...

 

City of Westland Seeks Steering Committee Members for Walk and Roll Westland

Westland - The City of Westland is working to develop a Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan. The plan, titled, Walk and Roll Westland, will identify how to better connect residents with areas of high...

 

The Golden Grip Of Doctor Ingrid Wilson-Johnson

In 2021 I will be twenty-eight years old. I've had my driver's license since I was seventeen years old. I wrote my first article for the Telegram Newspaper ten years ago. There are sixteen years of...

 

Three Tips To Increase Your Laptop Battery Life

Nobody wants to make a dash to a power outlet to rescue their laptop battery. That's no fun, especially with everyone working and learning from home these days in various corners of the house that...

 

THE WRIGHT MUSEUM JOINS THE WORLD OF ARTS AND CULTURE IN MOURNING BELOVED DETROIT ARTIST CHARLES McGEE

DETROIT, MI - One of the most respected figures in Detroit's art community, Charles McGee, has passed away at the age of 96. McGee, who grew up in poverty in South Carolina, moved to Detroit at the...

 

Operation Refuge Provides Hope and Inspiration in Inkster

Some of the most effective non-profit organizations are those that remain in touch with the community they serve. Inkster's Operation Refuge is one such organization. The organization began as...

 

100 MEN CLUB SELECTS DREAM CENTERS TO RECEIVE $11,000 GIFT

DETROIT –100 Men Club, a group of local men committed to making a positive difference for metro Detroit families, donated more than $11,000 to DREAM CENTERS of Michigan, a Pontiac-based nonprofit...

 

Crossroads of Michigan Serving the Community for 50 Years

Crossroads of Michigan, a social service outreach agency, was established in Detroit in 1971. Its mission is to support the surrounding community by providing emergency assistance and advocacy and to...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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