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Published February 12, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Historical Society Museum volunteers are hard at work preparing their latest exhibit, “A Woman’s Work is Never Done.”

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Published February 12, 2019

It’s time to break out the dancing shoes and take a step back to the 1950s for the 20th annual Macomb Township daddy-daughter dance.

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Published February 12, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — One of the parks in Huntington Woods will be seeing some upgrades in the near future.

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Published February 12, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — One of the parks in Huntington Woods is looking to add a little bit of shade for the children on the playgrounds.

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Published February 11, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — It took the better part of a year for the Bloomfield Township Police Department to coax three construction workers to come by for a cup of coffee and a handshake after their heroic acts last spring.

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Published February 11, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Mike Palmer, the owner of Premier Pet Supply stores around metro Detroit, knows everything there is to know about pets. It’s his business. Well, there’s one thing he didn’t know until recently.

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Published February 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Have you ever wondered how animals survive in Michigan’s freezing weather? The Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center will offer people the opportunity to spend a few hours appreciating the beauty of the wintry outdoors while also learning all about the animals that survive in the cold during its winter hike event from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 inside and outside the center in Shelby Township.

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Published February 11, 2019

UTICA — The Utica Public Library recently purchased a new book collection called VOX Books to make reading possibly more fun for children while also making learning to read and understanding a story easier. VOX Books are books that read to you when you press a button, and all you have to do is turn the page. No need for CDs, bags or containers.

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Published February 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local church in Shelby Township recently lent a helping hand to a shelter in need during the dangerous temperatures late last month. With temperatures reaching as low as 15 degrees below zero, Shepherd’s Gate Church members stepped into action and donated money to help find those who are less fortunate somewhere to stay so that they could keep warm.

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Published February 11, 2019

UTICA —  The Utica community and many animal lovers from other communities came together for a candlelight vigil Feb. 10 at Grant Park in Utica after a recent tragedy at the park. After members of the city heard about Sterling, a dog who was stabbed to death and left in the park in January, they jumped into action to get their voices heard to prevent animal abuse.

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Published February 11, 2019

A pair of C & G Newspapers staff writers were honored recently for their reporting.

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Published February 11, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville resident Mary Spear celebrated her 100th birthday Feb. 6 at the American House Senior Living Community.

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Published February 11, 2019

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe hosted its 2019 State of the City luncheon Feb. 7 at Eastpointe Manor. There, city leaders discussed the accomplishments of 2018 and looked forward to the challenges of the new year.

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Published February 11, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Back in 1972, when the Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein began investigating a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex, there was no internet or social media on which to immediately share their findings.

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Published February 8, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Meals on Wheels, a program run by the Macomb Community Action Office of Senior Services, is in dire need of volunteers for the winter months.

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Published February 8, 2019

On Feb. 6, Ann Marie Curley received the honor of becoming Sterling Heights’ Featured Artist for February and March. Her work is currently up for display in the basement of City Hall and at the Sterling Heights Public Library until the end of March.

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Published February 8, 2019

During the mParks Conference and Trade Show Jan. 29-Feb. 1 in Kalamazoo, Kyle Langlois received the group’s 2019 Recreation Leadership Award.

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Published February 8, 2019

WARREN — Warren Woods Tower High School sophomore Isabella Vehar wasn’t expecting to like the songs on Charles Mingus’ “Ah Um” record. The instrumental album, released in 1959, isn’t something to which she normally would listen. But after giving the music a try, Vehar was jazzed.

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Published February 8, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens resident Donita Johnson’s name is often associated with the number 34. It was her number when she played on the Mount Clemens High School girls basketball team, and it was again her number on the Michigan State University women’s basketball team.

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Published February 8, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A senior airman from Selfridge Air National Guard Base is being called a hero for her lifesaving actions while at an Emerald Warrior training exercise in Florida last month.

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