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Published January 18, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Local nonprofit Feeding the Need will be inviting people to step into the shoes of the homeless population that Feeding the Need helps serve in the Roseville area. For the third year in a row, the group will be hosting a “Sleep Out” fundraiser in which people will sleep outdoors in the middle of winter to experience what much of the homeless population has to contend with on a daily basis.

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Published January 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Jennifer Granger hasn’t been a Birmingham resident for long — just about a year and a half, since she relocated from the West Coast. But that’s all it took for her community to see how big her heart is, and the impact she is making in the region through her nonprofit organization, Fashion X Philanthropy.

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Published January 14, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — When Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Director Noel Clason set out to hire a new officer for the department, he wasn’t necessarily looking to hire the city’s first female public safety officer earlier this month. He just had a spot to fill, and he wanted the best candidate for the job.

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Published January 11, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Standing at attention facing the flag, Pack 1472 from Elmwood Elementary School could be any Cub Scout pack on any given day, leading the City Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Published January 10, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — At 1:27 a.m. Jan. 1, Raegan Kennedy Hugle, of Detroit, celebrated the new year in a unique way: She was born at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital.

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Published January 8, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — On a blustery, bright winter afternoon at Farmington Hills resident Joe Derek’s property Jan. 3, the butterflies, hummingbirds and moths were nowhere to be seen.

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Published January 7, 2019

UTICA — An uncommon reunion sparked some good cheer at the Utica Police Department just before the new year Dec. 20. 

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Published January 7, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Ian Quartuccio, of Shelby Township, was born with multiple congenital heart defects and had his first open-heart surgery when he was just 4 days old. After his first surgery, he had five additional surgeries, including three more open-heart surgeries before he was 3 years old.

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Published January 7, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — Macomb Community College is taking good care of its military veterans, according to the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, or MVAA. The MVAA recently recognized MCC as a certified veteran-friendly school by awarding the college gold-level recognition for the fourth consecutive year.

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Published January 4, 2019

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — As the phrase “Dragon pride” reverberates through the hallways of Clintondale Community Schools, it’s difficult to find someone who exemplified that lifestyle more than Kathy Clayton.

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Published December 27, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Just after the holiday celebrations, a father and daughter were given a blast from the past Dec. 26. Glen Tallarek and his wife, Melony, recently received a message on Facebook from someone who had cast Glen and their daughter Grace’s hands at a craft show at Gibraltar Trade Center in Mount Clemens more than 21 years ago.

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Published December 27, 2018

WARREN — When Kate Hildebrandt’s Ford Taurus was struck by another vehicle, it left the roadway and went onto the grass, hit a tree and flipped.

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Published December 21, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Nevaeh McIntosh brought the audience to its feet to end the night on a high note.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 17, the South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless daytime and overnight shelter program officially kicked off. It will run through March 15.

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Published December 21, 2018

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE CITY — For more than three decades, a Grosse Pointe City woman had an inside view of the inner workings of a beloved local institution. Pam Marcil retired as the Detroit Institute of Arts’ public relations director Nov. 30. Marcil, 66, started working at the DIA as a typist in the accounting department in 1985, during an era when the museum was still run by the city of Detroit.

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Published December 19, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield resident Danielle Bahoora, 24, has had a song to sing and a story to share with others since she can remember using her vocal cords to express herself.

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Published December 19, 2018

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — It was in middle school when Maxwell Kowal realized his unique talent.

 

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Published December 19, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — Erika Lojko has had her share of ups and downs in recent years, but there has always been one thing that kept her going: her son, Caleb.

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Published December 19, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — When Devin Turoski, 11, a sixth-grader at Wilkinson Middle School, complained to his mother Jessica Shaw that his head was hurting after a haircut, she was concerned.

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Published December 18, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — At the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 11 at the Italian American Cultural Society and Banquet Center in Clinton Township, five MCA employees and volunteers were honored for their dedication and patient enthusiasm.

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Historical society lecture
7:30 p.m.
Royal Oak Historical Museum
Farmington Hills
'Inside out' family fun
6-8 p.m.
Costick Activities Center
Grosse Pointe Farms
Chamber Music Society of Detroit concert
7:30 p.m.
Grosse Pointe War Memorial Patriot Theater
Farmington Hills
'Break the Chain' screening
6:30 to 9 p.m.
CARES of Farmington Hills
Rochester Hills
Performances of 'Marvin's Room'
8 p.m.
Avon Players Theater

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