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 By Renee Summers    News    June 6, 2019 

Ecorse Mayor Lamar Tidwell Says Successes Come About with a Long Term Perspective

Ecorse Mayor Lamar Tidwell says good things are happening in his city. The graduate of Ecorse High School says for the past decade, property values had been going down in the city; however, this past...

 
 News    June 6, 2019 

Downriver Groups Receive $1.9 Million Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Grant for Southeast Michigan

Detroit. -The Friends of the Detroit River [FDR], along with several regional nonprofits and government agencies, will receive a $1.9 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for an...

 

National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America to meet in Detroit, June 20-23

CHICAGO- N'COBRA, the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, will be hosting its 30th annual national convention June 20–23at the Timbuktu Academy of Science & Technology in De...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    June 6, 2019 

13th Congressional District Women and Families Roundtable Held in Redford

United States Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib met with members of her constituency last week as part of a conversation on policy which will impact women and families in the 13th district. Roughly a dozen...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 30, 2019

Inkster Mayor Byron Nolen Puts Residents First

Inkster Mayor Byron Nolen wants to introduce his city to the rest of the region. In order to accomplish that, he has been working steadily on numerous enhancements to the city since his election to...

 
 By Malachi Barrett    News    May 23, 2019

Michigan Attorney General won't prosecute abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned

LANSING -- Michigan women and doctors will not be prosecuted for obtaining or providing an abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned, Attorney General Dana Nessel said Tuesday. At an annual Planned Parent...

 
 By Stacy M. Brown    News    May 23, 2019

Memorial Day: NNPA Celebrates Profiles in Courage 365 Days Each Year

Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The National Newspaper Publishers...

 
 By Renee Summers    News    May 23, 2019

Mental Health is the Theme at Coffee Hour with State Representative Leslie Love

Michigan State Representative Leslie Love, who represents the 10th House District, held her monthly coffee hour with her constituents on Monday, May 13. The event was held at the Redford District...

 

Comerica Bank Returns to Sponsor Free Prix Day on Friday, May 31 at the Grand Prix

DETROIT - Thanks to Comerica Bank, fans will have the opportunity to experience all the fun and excitement of the 30th Grand Prix in Detroit's history FREE of charge on Friday, May 31. For the...

 

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"...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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