Patriotism

Published August 14, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Dark skies and a downpour did not dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds who attended the Veterans Tribute of Oakland County dedication July 31 on Adams Road, south of Silverbell Road.  

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Published August 13, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Michael Fante stood in the bright green grass, in solace, staring at the headstone of his brother 50 years to the day he died.

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Published August 13, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — If you saw an M-60 tank coming down some Shelby Township roads Aug. 8, don’t be alarmed, as the 1960s armored vehicle was only headed to its new home in the community. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4659 was selected as the new home for the tank after its previous home, a VFW post in St. Clair County, closed in the past few years

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Published July 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — An Eastpointe man has been named the Father of the Year after being nominated by his mother in the 2018 Better Made Snack Foods Father of the Year contest.

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Published July 9, 2018

LANSING — By simply checking a box and attaching a form, state taxpayers can now support an ongoing effort to build a permanent memorial honoring Michigan’s more than 620,000 people who served at home and abroad during World War II. 

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Published July 5, 2018

DETROIT — While the Fourth of July is often a day of celebrating and fireworks, a Detroit nonprofit called the Youth Community Agency was using the day to give back to those in need with a program called Hot Dogs for Hope.

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Published June 27, 2018

CLAWSON/ROYAL OAK — Those seeking patriotic or summer fun won’t have to look far during the next week and a half.

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Published June 26, 2018

ROCHESTER — Hundreds of tons of remnant steel from the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center have been shared with community groups, museums, military bases and fire stations around the world, many of them now standing as memorials for 9/11.

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Published June 8, 2018

WARREN — Dale and Tammy Cloyd have lived in their parents’ home on Audrey Avenue since 1959. They’re one of five original families left on the block, and although much has changed with the times over the years, Dale’s been working to keep the spirit of patriotism alive in the neighborhood.  

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Published May 29, 2018

Temperatures far above seasonal averages didn’t melt the excitement of residents and visitors as the St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade marched along Harper Avenue May 27.

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Published May 28, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica hosted a Memorial Day gathering to honor fallen American war heroes at 1 p.m. May 28 at Memorial Park, located adjacent to the Utica Public Library, 7539 Auburn Road in Utica.

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Published May 28, 2018

WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods Historical Commission’s 36th annual Memorial Day ceremony May 28 gave community members a chance to remember the fallen.

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Published May 24, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica will host a Memorial Day gathering to honor fallen American war heroes at 1 p.m. May 28 at Memorial Park, located adjacent to the Utica Public Library, 7539 Auburn Road in Utica.

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Published May 22, 2018

TROY — The city of Troy will pause to remember those who sacrificed their lives for their country in a Memorial Day ceremony on the grounds of Troy City Hall May 28. 

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Published May 22, 2018

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Every year, Eastpointe and Roseville take time on the last Monday in May to pay tribute to the people who died while serving in the United States military. This Memorial Day, both cities will have parades.Read More

Published May 22, 2018

Macomb County Commissioner Joseph Romano has plenty of memories of his time serving in the U.S. Army National Guard for six years in the 1960s, when he was stationed at Fort Carson, in Colorado.

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Published May 22, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — On Monday, May 28, both Royal Oak and Clawson will hold events in observance of Memorial Day. The holiday is held to remember those who died protecting their country.

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Published May 22, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade is coming up soon, and a new twist this year aims to get more people — and pets — involved.  As usual, the parade is held before Memorial Day to save on overtime costs for city personnel.

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Published May 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Ryan Zemke, 41-B District Court magistrate, referenced former heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman, saying that whenever you fall to the mat, it’s about getting up and fighting back.

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Published May 21, 2018

UTICA — The Woman’s Life Chapter 911 Macomb Angels hosted a meat raffle to support veterans and other causes May 15 at the American Legion Hall, 46146 Cass Ave. in Utica.

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