Patriotism

Published October 1, 2018

UTICA — The Victor I. Rieck American Legion Post 351 will honor its namesake with a wreath-laying ceremony at 5 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Utica Cemetery, 46325 Shelby Road in Shelby Township.

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Published September 19, 2018

Like many Americans, Sterling Heights Fire Chief Chris Martin still remembers what he was doing when terrorists guided airliners into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. “I had just gotten home from work,” he said. “I had my infant son.Read More

Published September 5, 2018

TROY — In commemoration of the end of World War I 100 years ago, the musical group the Dugouts will perform music on the fiddle, drum, keyboard and guitar that were played by and for the soldiers of the Great War at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. 

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Published August 31, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This year’s Patriot Day ceremony in Clinton Township will be a little different from past years.

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Published August 24, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency recently acquired 103 acres of land in Chesterfield Township to build a new, state-of-the-art veterans home.  

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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

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Epilepsy support group meeting
7 p.m.
Macomb Intermediate School District
Grosse Pointe Farms
Grosse Pointe Woman’s Club meeting
noon
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
West Bloomfield
Pine Lake Cemetery Association meeting
noon
Pine Hill Congregational Church
Troy
'Spooktacular' orchestra concert
7 p.m.
Troy High School
Mount Clemens
Gardening seminar
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Mount Clemens Public Library

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