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Published October 13, 2021

FERNDALE — Ferndale Public Schools has gone through many changes over the years, but one thing that has remained consistent has been the former Roosevelt school.

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Published October 13, 2021

EASTPOINTE — The local dance community continues to feel the loss of dancer and choreographer Denise Szykula-Giordano.

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Published October 6, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — With great facilities comes great responsibility.

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Published October 6, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — The Historical Society of Michigan announced the winners of its annual State History Awards, and the list includes a big honor for the Birmingham Museum.

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Published October 5, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After years of dreaming and searching, the Grosse Pointe Historical Society is finally getting a permanent home.

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Published September 27, 2021

ROYAL OAK — From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, the Royal Oak Historical Commission will host its annual Civil War program at the historic Orson Starr House, 3123 N. Main St., south of 13 Mile Road.

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Published September 23, 2021

ROCHESTER — Visitors of Rochester’s Main Street have varied in shape, size, and sometimes, even species.

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Published September 7, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Representatives from the Grosse Pointe Public School System, Michigan Historical Commission and Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors were among those on hand Aug. 30 to celebrate a state historical marker at Grosse Pointe South High School commemorating Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 speech there.

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Published August 13, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Taken from the 1923 booklet produced for the opening of the Detroit Masonic Country Club, or DMCC, this image of the water slide at the DMCC shows one of the many outdoor activities provided for members.

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Published August 12, 2021

SYLVAN LAKE — Midge Davidson said she was just kind of “cruising around” in 1987 when she discovered Sylvan Lake.

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Published August 9, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Thousands of years ago, life on what’s now a Sterling Heights school campus was a beach.

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Published July 29, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Historical Society Museum is revving up to start off the local car show scene.

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Published July 28, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — It’s one of metro Detroit’s most enduring mysteries, and it’s got a Birmingham connection.

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Published July 13, 2021

WARREN/HAMTRAMCK — Walking into the Hamtramck Historical Museum is like entering a time machine.

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Published July 1, 2021

ROCHESTER — A simple walk around town now shows just how rich the community’s history is.

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Published June 26, 2021

WARREN — Warren’s historic Bunert one-room schoolhouse has seen a lot of days, and it has seen better days.

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Published June 23, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — Today, we are inundated with ads for all sorts of medications on the internet, TV and radio, in magazines, and more.

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Published June 21, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A photo album is awaiting reunion with its owners after being discovered in a roadway by a concerned citizen June 7 in Shelby Township.

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Published June 12, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In 1934, William C. Miller opened Miller Marina, building a dock with 2x4s and planks and renting out fishing boats.

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Published June 11, 2021

TROY — Troy Historical Society members, and Historic Village and city staff celebrated the long-awaited grand opening and formal introduction of the Niles-Barnard House to the Troy Historic Village campus June 7.

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Upcoming Events

Warren
Polish history quiz event
3-6 p.m.
St. Faustina Catholic Church hall
Ferndale
'Puffs' at Ringwald Theatre
3 p.m.
Ringwald Theatre (inside Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center)
Medicare plan reviews
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Area Agency on Aging 1-B
Warren
Organ concert
4 p.m.
St. Martin de Porres Church
Rochester
Used book sale
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library

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