Looking Back

Published November 22, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In this photo from 1948, Florence Holmes is seen on horse, Elsie, in front of one of the homes on the property at 20215 10 Mile Road.

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Published November 10, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Memorial Park at 32400 Jefferson Avenue opened to the public on Aug. 24, 1945.

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Published October 25, 2023

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The 104-year-old township hall will soon be electrified, as the Macomb Township Board of Trustees approved an underground easement for DTE at its Oct. 11 meeting.

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Published September 18, 2023

EASTPOINTE — For the past several years, members of the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society have leased an 11,000-square-foot building at 16600 Stephens Road.

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Published September 10, 2023

ROSEVILLE — When the congregation of Roseville Trinity United Methodist Church gathers Sept. 17 for service, it will also recognize the church’s 100-year anniversary.

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Published August 23, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Records from the city of St. Clair Shores list the Blue Goose Inn building as having been built in 1925.

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Published July 26, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — After 46 years working in Lawrence Technological University’s communications and marketing department, Bruce Annett just can’t stay away from LTU.

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Published July 26, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In 1926, an 18-hole golf course for the Detroit Masonic Country Club was started on the north side of Masonic Boulevard. It would be the club’s second course and would open in August 1929.

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Published July 25, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Museum has dedicated much time and effort toward honoring Birmingham’s ties to the Underground Railroad.

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Published May 25, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Lake Shore High School is celebrating its 100th graduating class, starting with their graduation on June 3, along with festivities and special guests.

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Published May 23, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — It’s hard to imagine Southfield without its iconic cityscape adorned with skyscrapers that draw thousands in and out of the city daily.

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Published May 13, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — This train station was located at 25814 Jefferson Avenue (between Statler and Madison streets, north of 10 Mile Road) on the Shore Line Interurban Railway.

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Published May 13, 2023

EAST DETROIT (EASTPOINTE) — On April 22, 1944, Diane Koelzer, seated second from left, was named Queen of Spring, and Harold Moldenhauer, seated second from right, received the title of King of Spring, during a gala occasion held at East Detroit High School.

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Published April 6, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — During the Feb. 21 St. Clair Shores City Council meeting, Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Chris Vitale spoke about David Deacon during his comments.

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Published February 23, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — The late Frank B. Sewell, 1916-2006, or as some called him, “The Ringmaster,” marched to the beat of his own drum.

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Published February 19, 2023

GREATER WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society is scheduled to offer a variety of programming options for residents in upcoming months.

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Published February 8, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — For as long as she can remember, Gwendolyn Hubbard has always been “The Family Historian.”

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Published January 20, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Seven years have passed since West Bloomfield resident Lori Klisman Ellis first learned of the horrors that her mom endured as a Holocaust survivor.

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Published January 10, 2023

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Once a month, the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department steps back in time with historian Carol Bacak-Egbo’s Fireside Chats.

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Published October 26, 2022

SOUTHFIELD — Three wooden poles stand in the front circle drive at Southfield City Hall, coated with a white weather-resistant lacquer and emblazoned with the phrase “May Peace Prevail on Earth,” written in 24 languages from around the world.

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