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Published October 29, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The state has marked a local landmark’s place in history.

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Published October 25, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — On June 18, 1933, 21-year-old Frederick Stearns II decided to take his biplane up for a spin. Literally.

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Published October 14, 2019

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Two houses of worship in Ferndale and Berkley, respectively, are celebrating their 100th anniversaries within a few of weeks of each other.

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Published October 14, 2019

ROSEVILLE — For 50 years, people in the Roseville community have been able to count on Dale and Sue Moase when it comes to meeting landscaping needs. The couple’s business, Dale’s Landscaping Supply, is celebrating half a century in business.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Past and present Grosse Pointe Academy, or GPA, staff, parents and board members reminisced about the good times when they gathered Oct. 4 to celebrate the school’s 50-year anniversary.

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Published October 8, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Enjoy the crisp autumn air while listening to tales of local lore and history during Legends of the Fall, which will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, rain or shine.

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Published October 4, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe High School recently got a blast from the past as alumni from the class of 1979 opened a time capsule that had been buried on the school grounds the year they graduated.

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Published September 17, 2019

Museum to hold Sept. 22 open house for 100th anniversary

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Published September 16, 2019

UTICA — When Bill Wrede saw a gaping hole in the north tower of the World Trade Center, he knew it had to have been a major aircraft.

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Published September 13, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — For more than two decades, the residents of St. Clair Shores had the library come to them, via a bookmobile. For at least part of that time, this bookmobile was the only one operating in Macomb County.

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Published September 10, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills’ Historic District Commission and Historical Commission, along with the nonprofit Preservation Farmington, have partnered with the Michigan Historic Preservation Network to host a historical preservation workshop for residents.

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Published August 26, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — On Aug. 16, 1812, Gen. William Hull, commander of the Fort of Detroit and governor of the Michigan Territory, surrendered the fort to British forces without a single shot fired — an act that would shape the city of Birmingham we know today.

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Published August 20, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Historic Districts Commission recently awarded Rochester University the Earl E. Borden Historic Preservation Award for preserving and restoring a historical barn and silo, which date back to the early 1900s.

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Published August 8, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A group dedicated to preserving the history of West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and Keego Harbor is now celebrating a historical milestone of its own, marking 45 years since the group first formed.

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Published August 6, 2019

LANSING — Of the 1,196 men aboard the USS Indianapolis at the time of its sinking on July 30, 1945, during World War II, only 316 survived. Today, 12 are alive — Lansing's Richard Thelen is one of them.

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Published August 6, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — At 960 E. Tienken Road stands a home featured on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Stoney Creek Village Historic District.

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Published August 2, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Germaine D’Onofrio was a 19-year-old girl headed home to Detroit after visiting family in Italy when she stepped onto the ocean liner Andrea Doria in Naples.

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Published July 30, 2019

EASTPOINTE — One of the city of Eastpointe’s most beloved historical treasures will be preserved for future generations thanks to a new deal with the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Museum.

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Published July 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — During the late 19th Century and the early part of the 20th Century, the state of Michigan had more than 7,000 one-room schoolhouses where students learned core subjects under the guidance of their teachers.

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Published July 19, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — While recalling his memories of being part of the Stevenson High School Class of 1969, Len Gavin said that his graduation year was a good one.

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