Patriotism

Published June 8, 2018

WARREN — Dale and Tammy Cloyd have lived in their parents’ home on Audrey Avenue since 1959. They’re one of five original families left on the block, and although much has changed with the times over the years, Dale’s been working to keep the spirit of patriotism alive in the neighborhood.  

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Published May 29, 2018

Temperatures far above seasonal averages didn’t melt the excitement of residents and visitors as the St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade marched along Harper Avenue May 27.

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Published May 28, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica hosted a Memorial Day gathering to honor fallen American war heroes at 1 p.m. May 28 at Memorial Park, located adjacent to the Utica Public Library, 7539 Auburn Road in Utica.

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Published May 28, 2018

WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods Historical Commission’s 36th annual Memorial Day ceremony May 28 gave community members a chance to remember the fallen.

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Published May 24, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica will host a Memorial Day gathering to honor fallen American war heroes at 1 p.m. May 28 at Memorial Park, located adjacent to the Utica Public Library, 7539 Auburn Road in Utica.

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Published May 22, 2018

TROY — The city of Troy will pause to remember those who sacrificed their lives for their country in a Memorial Day ceremony on the grounds of Troy City Hall May 28. 

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Published May 22, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Every year, Eastpointe and Roseville take time on the last Monday in May to pay tribute to the people who died while serving in the United States military. This Memorial Day, both cities will have parades.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

Macomb County Commissioner Joseph Romano has plenty of memories of his time serving in the U.S. Army National Guard for six years in the 1960s, when he was stationed at Fort Carson, in Colorado.

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Published May 22, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — On Monday, May 28, both Royal Oak and Clawson will hold events in observance of Memorial Day. The holiday is held to remember those who died protecting their country.

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Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade is coming up soon, and a new twist this year aims to get more people — and pets — involved.  As usual, the parade is held before Memorial Day to save on overtime costs for city personnel.

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Published May 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Ryan Zemke, 41-B District Court magistrate, referenced former heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman, saying that whenever you fall to the mat, it’s about getting up and fighting back.

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Published May 21, 2018

UTICA — The Woman’s Life Chapter 911 Macomb Angels hosted a meat raffle to support veterans and other causes May 15 at the American Legion Hall, 46146 Cass Ave. in Utica.

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Published May 15, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Construction progress is well underway on the new Veterans Tribute on Adams Road, south of Silverbell Road. A dedication is planned for 7:30 p.m. July 31. “This will be a very special event,” organizer Terry Gonser said. All are welcome to attend the ceremony, which will include several speakers.

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Published May 15, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Memorial Day is such a significant holiday for The War Memorial that it has now become a week’s worth of special events that bring members of the military and the community together.

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Published May 1, 2018

ROYAL OAK — From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 5 and May 12, the Royal Oak Memorial Society is inviting the public to help clean veterans’ graves at Oakview Cemetery.

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Published April 27, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Roger D’Eath grew up with hydroplane racing in his blood.

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Published April 27, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Ken Thweatt served with the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam, flying a chopper on search and rescue missions and attaining the rank of captain. He served his country for six years and then returned home — only to find himself vilified by fellow Americans.  

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Published April 13, 2018

CENTER LINE — It’s fitting that in the space once home to Our Dad’s Place, Dan Snyder hung photos of his own dad and grandfather, both veterans of the U.S. Navy, in a “Hall of Heroes” along the back of his new cafe.

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Published April 2, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Donald Secord was 17 when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1946. It might have been after the end of World War II, but Secord still traveled the world as a fireman first class.

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Published March 9, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Organizers of the 66th annual St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade are getting ready with the announcement of this year’s grand marshal, Vito “Bill” Pellegrino.

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Troy
Family Fun Night
6 p.m.
Troy Community Center
Clinton Township
Interactive art display
from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Henry Ford Macomb
Southfield
Come Out and Play event
3-7 p.m.
Southfield Municipal Campus
Royal Oak
Community conversation on domestic violence
7:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak
Troy
Brunch and Learn program
9:30-11 a.m.
Troy Community Center

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