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Published September 25, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Martin Dwayne Smith, 51, of Harper Woods, was arraigned Sept. 25 in front of Judge Joseph Oster of 40th District Court in St. Clair Shores on one count of failure to stop at the scene of an accident, when at fault, resulting in death, a 15-year felony, and failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in serious impairment or death, a 5-year felony. He was given a bond of $25,000 or 10% and will next be in court for a probable cause hearing Oct. 9.

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Published September 23, 2020

UPDATE: Michigan State Police reported that a suspect had turned himself into the St. Clair Shores Police Department around 2 p.m. Sept. 23. Detectives have interviewed the suspect, a 51-year-old man from Harper Woods, who was in police custody as of Sept. 23. Pending the conclusion of the investigation, the case will be sent to the Macomb County Prosecutor's Office for review.

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Published September 22, 2020

WARREN — Each time Bob Geib revved his 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, five of his closest buddies would tag along for the ride. Sadly, all five friends have passed away, but the spirit of the group lives on whenever Geib goes cruising.

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Published September 22, 2020

TROY — According to Troy resident Jeffrey Kerr, there is a “hidden gem” right in the heart of the city that most residents aren’t aware of.

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Published September 22, 2020

TROY — The Troy Public Library has gotten a clean bill of health to resume the curbside loaning of books and other materials Sept. 21 after the building had to shut down for part of the prior week due to COVID-19.

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Published September 22, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Willie Bell loves to help people. The Southfield resident is the founder and CEO of Family Assistance for Renaissance Men, a nonprofit organization that helps fathers and children.

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Published September 22, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — For the upcoming election, the National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan, has organized a webinar series, “The Power of Your Vote,” that has three installments.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROCHESTER — A memorial to pay tribute to first responders was dedicated in downtown Rochester Sept. 11.

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Published September 22, 2020

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Bicyclists, runners and walkers will no longer have to dodge cars along Gallagher Road as they walk to and from the Paint Creek Trail.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — With new safety protocols in place, Grosse Pointe City will be hosting its 14th annual Fall Harvest event between 2 and 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at Neff Park.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Although the Grosse Pointe Farms City Council had already held a public hearing Aug. 10 on a proposed road millage — voting unanimously in favor of it at that time — the council decided to hold a second public hearing on the subject a month later.

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Published September 22, 2020

DETROIT — COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of scores of important events, but the Junior League of Detroit’s 23rd biennial Designers’ Show House isn’t one of them.

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Published September 22, 2020

PLEASANT RIDGE — In the middle of the summer, the city of Pleasant Ridge tested traffic-calming projects on Woodward Heights.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROYAL OAK — While accidents are the leading cause of death in children, cancer is the No. 1 cause of death due to disease in children.

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Published September 22, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — After nearly five months of in-person services being closed to patrons, the Farmington Community Library branches have reopened to the public with limited access and capacities.

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Published September 22, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — You’re never too young to help out those less fortunate than you, and that was proved recently by Farmington Hills 5-year-old Henry Hann, who ran two lemonade stands in his neighborhood this summer.

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Published September 22, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS/METRO DETROIT — A now-famous Farmington Hills native, Al Jean, is set to make his TEDxDetroit debut at this year’s annual event.

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Published September 22, 2020

FARMINGTON — A new direction for Farmington’s flagship Founders Festival has been determined.

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Published September 22, 2020

C&G Newspapers

ROYAL OAK/TROY — After shuttering March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stagecrafters recently announced a unique collaboration with Ridgedale Players in Troy to provide a live outdoor theater experience Sept 25-27 and Oct. 2-4.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROYAL OAK — At approximately 10:30 p.m. Sept. 4, Royal Oak police officers on patrol observed a 2013 GMC Terrain run a red light and nearly strike a vehicle at South Main and Fourth streets.

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