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 By Steven Malik Shelton    News    May 16, 2019 

Drinking Water in Michigan

In the autumn of 2018, the city of Hamtramck warned residents that the water supply might be tainted after several samples from homes showed elevated levels of lead. City officials declared that...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 16, 2019 

Dearborn Heights Mayor Daniel Paletko Engages with Residents

John F. Kennedy is a hero to many, including Daniel Paletko, mayor of Dearborn Heights. The famous quote by Kennedy, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country"...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Garden City's Purple Bag Challenge is Back

The Garden City Purple Bag Challenge has resumed. Pick up your FREE purple bags and gloves at City Hall or the Maplewood Center. Be a part of the our city-wide litter clean-up challenge with either...

 
 News    May 16, 2019 

Downriver's 6th Annual BLESSFEST free resource fair, Saturday, May 18th

TAYLOR – Downriver's 6th annual BLESSFEST, "A Day of Hope", Free Community Resource Fair will be held Saturday, May 18th, 12-3 pm. at New Hope Assembly, 14000 Racho Blvd, Taylor. (two blocks north...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Inkster's Memorial Day Parade Turns 50

Historic Michigan parade honors those who made the ultimate sacrifice Inkster is honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for America at one of Michigan's oldest Memorial...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 9, 2019

Elected Officials Discuss Auto Insurance Rates with Voters at Town Hall in Detroit

In a Town Hall Meeting to discuss auto insurance rates, legislators at the state and national level met with voters on April 24 at Focus: HOPE in Detroit. Emotions ran high as residents and...

 
 By Telegram Staff    News    May 9, 2019

Ecorse School District Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

The Ecorse School District celebrated Cinco De Mayo with a full week of activities that were held through-out the district. There was as had aI'm reaching out to let you know we have a week full of...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

River Rouge Mayor Michael Bowdler, elected officials and public safety leaders welcome three new police officers to the department (Police Academy Grads- Anthony Kucinski, Joshua Smith and James...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 2, 2019

Public Forum on Gun Violence Featuring Parkland Father Held in Farmington

On April 15, the National Council of Jewish Women-Michigan held an open public discussion addressing the crisis of gun violence in the nation. The event was held at the Farmington Community Library....

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Judge Damon J. Keith will be missed

On Sunday, April 28 at approximately 6:40am, Senior United States Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith, one of America's most towering legal figures, passed away at home in Detroit, surrounded by...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 25, 2019

Congress, Coffee and Conversation with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib in Romulus

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib of Michigan's 13th District knows the importance of keeping in touch with those who elected her to serve in Washington, D.C. A native of Detroit and serving her first term...

 

Professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Launches "Conversation Peace,"

CHICAGO – Dr. Michael Eric Dyson this week kicked-off "Conversation Peace," his first-ever tour of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the United States. Dr. Dyson, the noted...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 25, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Requires Proper Disposal

As consumers, we often do not think about the hazardous products we keep in our homes. Under the kitchen sink we keep drain cleaners and household cleaners of all sorts. In the bathroom we keep nail...

 

2020 Closing Budget Statement from Council President Brenda Jones

As we approach the end of the 2019 - 2020 Budget Approval cycle, I am pleased to announce that Detroit City Council and the Mayor's Administration have collaborated to present the fourth consecutive...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    News    April 18, 2019

Success From The Mind Of Albert Harper

If you ask ten people their definitions of success, you might get ten different responses. Google defines success as "The accomplishment of an aim or purpose." World record holder, Albert "The Exercis...

 

After Historic and Emotional Win, Tiger Woods to be Awarded Medal of Freedom

On April 15, President Trump announced he will award championship golfer Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Woods and Trump have golfed together in Florida over the years. Woods won...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 18, 2019

Good Things Are on the Horizon for the City of Wayne

A mayor's job can be a demanding one. John Rhaesa knows this firsthand. Rhaesa was sworn in as mayor of Wayne in November of 2018. Previously a member of Wayne's City Council for seven years, Rhaesa...

 

Commissioners Protest 'Illegal' Detroit Charter Meeting

On March 30th tempers flared and several Detroit Charter Commission members walked out of what they described as a meeting that was not scheduled according to Robert's Rule of Order (which the...

 
 By Maxine Waters    News    April 18, 2019

Maxine Waters at Hearing with Megabank CEOs:

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement at the hearing entitled, "Holding Megabanks...

 

Crime Rates Dropping in Highland Park

Highland Park is a small municipality completely enveloped by Detroit. According to the last census, it has a population of 11,776. And although home to Henry Ford's first mass production auto...

 

April is Arab American Heritage Month

The Greater Detroit area is home to one of the largest, oldest and most diverse Arab American communities in the United States. Why Did They Come to Michigan? The first Arab Americans to immigrate to...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 11, 2019

Westland Mayor Helps Create Progress in the City

Mayor William Wild of Westland has been actively involved in public service for 20 years. Wild began serving on the city's Planning Commission in 1999 and after two years, he was elected to City...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    April 11, 2019

Family-Friendly Alcohol Awareness Event Held in Garden City

On April 4, the Family Resource Center (FRC) hosted a community event called Stand Up, Stand Out, and Stay Sober. The free event was held at the Maplewood Community Center in Garden City. The event...

 

FORMER GOVENOR RICK SNYDER REINSTATED AS DEFENDANT IN FLINT RESIDENTS' CLASS ACTION SUIT

FLINT – Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was reinstated today as a defendant in the class action lawsuit brought by victims of the Flint Water Crisis. Gov. Snyder, as well as other government...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    April 4, 2019

Bias and non-attention given to Black Girls who "disappear"

Have you heard of Andreen Nicole McDonald of Texas? She's young, just 29 years old, pretty, married to a military husband and missing. Like thousands of other black females who've gone missing, there...

 

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