Lifestyles

Published November 29, 2017

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Mary Licavoli will celebrate her 100th birthday with 100 guests at a party at the senior living facility where she lives.

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Published November 29, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — Even though that cold spell is coming, not all individuals and family households can quell their financial woes. There are a few different options to help people who have fallen on hard times or live on fixed incomes.

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Published November 29, 2017

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If you want to find respite from the stresses of the season, a holiday show is probably the way to go.

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Published November 28, 2017

Historically, the U.S. has been known to be a melting pot of cultures. 

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Published November 28, 2017

 The members of the Stoney Creek Model Railroad Club love trains. You can see it in their eyes.     

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Published November 28, 2017

Detective Don Frederickson has been all over Greektown and found justice in the Motor City, but this time it’s all about shots that rang out around Campus Martius that has wounded pedestrians.

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Published November 27, 2017

Among the men who served in World War I was Charles Martin Green.

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Published November 22, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Ten Harper Woods families and two local businesses were recognized at the Nov. 20 Harper Woods City Council meeting for their beautiful and well-maintained properties.

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Published November 14, 2017

If you build it, they will come. A local teenager is hoping that students, teachers and community members will come work in a local community garden when he is done building a pavilion nearby as part of his Eagle Scout project.

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Published October 30, 2017

ROYAL OAK — Milo Weichbrodt is infatuated with the fall season.

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Published October 20, 2017

October traditionally brings fear to the forefront with Halloween, horror movies and haunted attractions, but some of the most spine-tingling experiences involve real-life mysteries and things that go bump in the night.

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Published October 19, 2017

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Published October 11, 2017

TROY — The Troy Community Center will have on-site physical therapy services early next year. 

At a Sept. 25 meeting, the Troy City Council unanimously approved a five-year sublease with two five-year renewal options with the Detroit Medical Center — Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan for 487 square feet of space at the community center for a physical therapy clinic and to provide health and wellness programs. 

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Published September 29, 2017

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METRO DETROIT — Chris Tait offers a sober assessment of his outlook in 2011, after all the years he spent touring with bands and living a rock and roll lifestyle fed by booze and drugs.

“I’ve torched so many relationships. The shame and guilt. I didn’t want to die, but I didn’t want to live anymore, either,” said Tait, of Hamtramck, who plays keyboards in the Detroit-based Electric Six.

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Published September 26, 2017

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ST. CLAIR SHORES — Take a walk down memory lane and get tips and information for your life now at the 2017 Senior Expo.

Open 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Assumption Cultural Center, 21800 Marter Road, the 24th annual Senior Expo has exhibits and giveaways, complimentary lunch, raffles, entertainment, and plenty of information for older adults and caregivers. 

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Published September 19, 2017

STERLING HEIGHTS — A Sterling Heights woman who is competing in a state pageant is hoping to spread the news about the importance of scoliosis testing.

Jennifer Dunger, 20, from Sterling Heights, is trying out later this month for Miss Michigan USA, which is affiliated with the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants. She also is pursuing a baking and pastry career via the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

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Published September 12, 2017

TROY — Alana Stephens, almost 5, of Troy, was born with a very rare congenital heart defect. 

Her mother, Amy, explained that Alana’s condition, Ebstein’s anomaly — when a valve in the heart is displaced, in Alana’s case, being too low — accounts for only 1 percent of all congenital heart defects. 

“I’ve only met three other people with it,” Amy Stephens said. 

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Published September 5, 2017

DETROIT — Families from all over the Detroit area gathered at William Milliken State Park and Harbor in Detroit Aug. 9 to take advantage of free health and dental screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, and an array of health experts speaking on the importance of making healthier living choices during the McKinney Foundation’s seventh annual Celebrating a Healthier Detroit Expo.

The event included games such as basketball, baseball and football, as well as lunches from the YMCA, a food giveaway for 100 families from Gleaners Community Food Bank and a fun run.

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