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Published June 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Though heavy rainfall threatened the festivities, the ninth annual Ferndale Pride took place as scheduled in the heart of downtown Ferndale on Saturday, June 1.

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Published June 3, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP  — Shelby Township Police Chief Robert Shelide recently was chosen as Administrator of the Year by the Police Officers Association of Michigan. POAM is an organization that provides labor-related services for law enforcement officers. It is Michigan’s largest police labor union. This was the first time that Shelide had been nominated for this award.

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Published June 3, 2019

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Why should Woodward Avenue and its neighboring communities get to have all the summertime car cruise and festival fun? On June 8, 10 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue will be the epicenter of the very first Cruisin’ 53 Center Line-Warren Car Cruise.

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Published May 31, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s something many people take for granted — going into a park for a picnic and having a seat at whatever picnic table is available. But for those in a wheelchair, it may not be that easy.Read More

Published May 31, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Anti-drug activist Mark Kilgore knows the statistics prove that opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed over the past two decades in Michigan. In 1999, the state had 99 opioid overdose deaths; in 2016, there were 1,731, he said.

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Published May 30, 2019

ORCHARD LAKE — Michigan is the land of lakes, best known for the five Great Lakes that flank its borders. But it’s also home to countless others.

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Published May 30, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — One of Turning Point Macomb’s longest dedicated soldiers has retired. Debbie McPeek, who had worked as chief program officer since 2005, started with Turning Point in Mount Clemens as a resident advocate on the crisis line in 1988.

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Published May 30, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Memorial Day weekend kicked off the unofficial start of summer in Michigan, which means it’s the start of the busy boating season on Lake St. Clair. Coinciding with that was National Safe Boating Week, recognized May 19-25, which served as a reminder of how to stay safe on the water all summer long.

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Published May 30, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Years of harsh weather and the current record-high lake levels have merged to create a perfect storm for residents on Elm Lane. The private road off Jefferson Avenue in Harrison Township’s southeast side is slowly falling into the adjacent canal. The seawall there is no longer doing its job, and a large section of the safety guardrail is already in the water.

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Published May 30, 2019

It’s been decades since a car rolled off the line at the now-defunct American Motors Corp., but for longtime AMC enthusiast Tim Stolarski, of Macomb Township, the brand is still alive and well — at least in his own driveway. 

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Published May 29, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — For the better part of a decade, the Southfield Public Library has been operating under restricted hours. All that will change next month.

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Published May 29, 2019

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — It’s a long weekend filled with barbecues, parades and road trips, but this year, attendees of Southfield and Lathrup Village’s Memorial Day ceremony were asked to remember the true meaning of the holiday.

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — The facts we think we know about Antoine Cadillac, noted as the founder of Detroit, may not be the facts after all.

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Published May 29, 2019

TROY — Troy Fire Station 4’s Lt. Patrick Durham was chosen by his peers as the 2019 Troy Firefighter of the Year.

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Published May 29, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Warm up to cooking outdoors with these tips from folks who know their way around the grill grates.

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Published May 29, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Los Angeles-based celebrity fitness trainer Alex Fine will be competing in a 50-mile ultramarathon to raise money for HAVEN of Oakland County.

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Published May 28, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Art on the Grand, the annual art fair co-hosted by Farmington Hills’ Cultural Arts Division and the Farmington Downtown Development Authority, returns for its 10-year anniversary this June.

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Published May 28, 2019

FARMINGTON — At a ceremony where over 50 awards were presented, Officer Matt Miracle walked away with the night’s highest honor: 2018 Public Safety Officer of the Year.

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Published May 28, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — What started as a simple joke with his friend about the song “The Hokey Pokey” quickly became a profound revelation prompting Farmington Hills resident Bob Young, the chief data architect for Superior Analytics,  to write a self-help book about overcoming fear, healing relationships, facing obstacles, seizing opportunities and more.

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Published May 28, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Summertime for the Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department is highlighted by 11 free events and activities, designed to keep families and neighbors busy.

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Upcoming Events

West Bloomfield
'Dive Into the Torah' program
10-11 a.m.
JCC of Metro Detroit
Clinton Township
Meetings for those with low/no vision
10 a.m.-noon
Clinton-Macomb Public Library

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