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Published August 11, 2017

ROSEVILLE — Roseville police are investigating a shooting that took place around 2 p.m. Aug. 10 in the 17000 block of Pasadena Street that left one person in the hospital with an apparent gunshot wound to the lower left leg.

Police said in a press release that the wound is not life-threatening.

A group arrived at a Pasadena residence in a 2003 Acura MDX, and the occupants of the vehicle began assaulting a male occupant of the residence. He produced a handgun and discharged a round that hit a suspect in the leg, according to police.

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Published August 10, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — There is no shortage of military expertise in the 127th Wing of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

On Aug. 9, numerous servicemen provided members of the media with the ride of a lifetime: a nearly four-hour round-trip trek from the base in Harrison Township to a Grayling-Alpena training area and back.

Col. Jim Rossi and Col. Michael Urban were the flight’s pilots. Manning the cockpit was nothing new for either of them, as they have 28 and 14 years of experience, respectively, between them.

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Published August 9, 2017

A 20-year-old Eastpointe resident was arraigned Aug. 9 on five charges, including second-degree murder, in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Clinton Township resident at a graduation party three days earlier at a home on Callahan Road, north of 12 Mile Road and east of Hayes, in Roseville.

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Published August 9, 2017

Two Roseville men were involved in a driving altercation that started on eastbound Interstate 696 near Mound Road at around 5:45 p.m. Aug. 4 and ended with one man suffering cuts from a knife and the other in police custody.

Roseville resident Steven Krenz, 34, was arraigned Aug. 7 by Judge Joseph F. Boedeker at the 39th District Court on one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, which is a 10-year felony, according to the Roseville Police Department.

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Published August 9, 2017

METRO DETROIT — One of the many opportunities that going away for college provides is an outlet to establish your own décor style. Whether you prefer a beach-bum style with “hang loose” and ocean posters or hope to create a bohemian temple with sunshine pillows and tapestry-draped walls, dorm rooms and college residencies are an open canvas. 

Michigan State University sophomore Elise Tomaszewski, of St. Clair Shores, said that the most important thing to do when moving into your new home is to just be yourself. 

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Published August 8, 2017

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe’s Music in the Plaza concert series ended with a bang with Mainstream Drive, a classic rock and Top 40 cover band that enjoys performing most popular or “mainstream” music, Aug. 2 behind Eastpointe City Hall.

There was a weather delay, but Eastpointe’s public information assistant, Bill Driskell, said that Mainstream Drive would still perform.

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Published August 8, 2017

EASTPOINTE — Three Eastpointe City Council seats are up for grabs during the general election Nov. 7. Residents will choose two candidates for four-year terms and one candidate for a partial term ending Nov. 11, 2019.

Running for the two four-year terms are five candidates: incumbent Cardi DeMonaco Jr., R.J. Johnson, Clarence Duren, Edward Williams and Monique Owens. Running for the partial term are current City Councilman Michael Klinefelt and Tonia Gladney.

Oct. 10 is the last day for residents to register to vote in the Nov. 7 election.

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Published August 8, 2017

ROSEVILLE — Roseville residents have decisions to make during the general election Nov. 7, with two people running for mayor and five people running for three four-year terms on the City Council.

Oct. 10 is the last day for residents to register to vote in the Nov. 7 election.  

Mayor
Robert Taylor has been Roseville’s mayor since 2015 and will stick to one campaign theme — promoting Roseville. 

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Published August 8, 2017

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Macomb County project to check the health of drains that haven’t been inspected since they were installed in the late 1950s got underway with the help of local and county officials Aug. 7.

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Published August 7, 2017

Roseville police took into custody a 20-year-old Eastpointe resident at around 5 p.m. Aug. 6 after a shooting at approximately 12:40 a.m. that day in the 29000 block of Callahan Road had resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man from Clinton Township.

According to Roseville Deputy Police Chief Donald Glandon Aug. 7, the suspect will be arraigned “probably Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday morning” at Roseville’s 39th District Court.

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Published August 4, 2017

ROSEVILLE — The first Tuesday in August is designated as National Night Out, when communities and first responders come together for picnics, education and fun. This year’s National Night Out in Roseville took place from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published August 2, 2017

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Kansas native Millie Dillmount arrives in New York City to start a new life as the Roaring 1920s build steam in “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which the Heart of the Hills Players are bringing to the stage.

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Published August 1, 2017

MACOMB COUNTY — A Macomb County Health official confirmed today that the West Nile Virus has been detected for the first time this summer in two separate samplings of mosquitoes gathered in the county.

Health Department Director William Ridella said there have been no confirmed cases of a human contracting the virus in Michigan this year.

Ridella issued a list of precautions for the public to follow to protect themselves and their family from West Nile:

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Published August 1, 2017

It was in the middle of an impassioned speech from her longtime boyfriend about the 2017 solar eclipse when Robin Udell, of Silver Spring, Maryland, thought about taking the next step in their relationship.

“So, he was talking about how cool the eclipse is, how awesome it is that it’s happening in our lifetime, and I thought, ‘OK. So let’s get married,’” said Udell, formerly of Ann Arbor.

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Published August 1, 2017

By Samantha Shriber
C & G Special Writer

Succulents, plants that store water in their leaves and stems, have been popping up across the United States with the same heat as their desert roots.

Amelia Oke, of St. Clair Shores, said that succulents generate a cheerful and positive atmosphere for her household.

“My succulents at home are very healthy and happy,” she said in a Facebook message, explaining how they sit on counters and dresser tops with a lifelike happiness.

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Published August 1, 2017

When it comes to driving simply for the fun of it, many car enthusiasts turn to modern-day sports cars, but for Jon Albert, of Bloomfield Hills, nothing beats the driving experience of the 1940s.

Albert owns a 1946 MG TC roadster, the third model in the “T” series manufactured by the MG Car Co. in England. It’s a car that Albert has had his eye on since he was a kid, and now that he has one, he takes it out on the road “for the sheer enjoyment of driving.”

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Published July 28, 2017

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — We’re at the halfway point of summer, but the Roseville Public Library and the Eastpointe Memorial Library have a host of programs for all ages throughout the community to enjoy.

The Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., will have beads everywhere to make spiral suncatchers at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 7. The project involves making a loop at the end of memory wire and headpins and crimping. It is helpful to know how to do this, but help will be available if needed. A $5 kit fee will be due the night of the program.

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Published July 28, 2017

DETROIT — The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History partnered with the Detroit Institute of Arts to commemorate the 1967 Detroit rebellion with two exhibitions “Say It Loud: Art, History, Rebellion” and “Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement.”

The media preview July 21 allowed media outlets to view two portions of the “Say It Loud” exhibits at the Charles H. Wright Museum, and the "Art of Rebellion" exhibit at the DIA, which opened to the public July 23.

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Published July 28, 2017

ROSEVILLE — Ralph McIntyre, a 92-year-old World War II veteran, was the recipient of a Hometown Hero Award from local restaurant group TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants July 22 at the Roseville Applebee’s, 31653 Gratiot Ave.

The group launched a statewide search for five hometown heroes who served the country and continue to serve. McIntyre was awarded a $250 Visa gift card and a $250 Applebee’s gift card.

TSFR has been a supporter of troops for more than a decade.

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Published July 28, 2017

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe Assistant City Manager/Deputy City Clerk Randy Altimus, along with the Eastpointe Election Commission, completed a new voting precinct map that aims to shorten waiting times for voters.

“We added new locations, so we needed to update the map completely,” said Altimus.

Altimus said the number of registered voters in Eastpointe has increased.

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