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Published August 16, 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 12, 2019

UTICA — A Utica man was recognized July 25 as a 2019 Change Agent for flying his plane to save at-risk dogs in addition to helping a Sterling Heights dog rescue receive a $2,000 donation.

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Published August 12, 2019

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WARREN — Aug. 15, 1945, is forever known as V-J Day, the day of victory for Allied forces over Japan in World War II.

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Published August 9, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights resident Michele De Leeuw will turn 59 years old in December, but this month is a time for celebrating life.

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Published August 9, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — They are the champions! Members of the Division 5 Champion Force-Mount Clemens Elite Cheer Team earned the national champion title at the 2019 NYAA Cheer Nationals in Orlando last month.

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Published August 7, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Chief Elvin Barren was all smiles as he was sworn in as Southfield’s seventh police chief.

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Published August 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Laurie Van Pelt, the Oakland County director of management, budget and chief financial officers, was named the deputy county executive Aug. 5. She is the first woman to hold the title.

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Published August 6, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Anthony Verdezoto’s recent health journey ended in a courageous battle.

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Published August 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — It was tennis that brought Mary and Ralph Wilson together, so it only seems fitting that benches in honor of the couple will be placed near the Osius Park tennis courts.

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Published August 6, 2019

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DETROIT — In a sea of mostly young people, some sporting club wear and brightly hued hair, Patricia Lay-Dorsey stands out when she attends the Movement Festival in Detroit each year.

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Published August 5, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Before dawn Aug. 3, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson passed away in his Independence Township home, surrounded by family and friends.

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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

TROY — Longtime Troy resident Don Sommer, described as a “first-class gentleman,” loved cars. He passed away July 15.

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Published July 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Brownell Middle School student Grace Curtis remembers the first time she met Maryam Whelan.

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Published July 23, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — They don’t call them “lifeguards” for nothing. One of Grosse Pointe Farms’ young lifeguards was recently honored for saving the life of a stranded kayaker.

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Published July 19, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — From a young age, Sarah Howell knew she was adept at languages, such as the time she picked up German from her mom’s friend. So when Howell attended Stevenson High School and saw her friends attending Japanese class, she decided to do it too, as a challenge.

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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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Published July 16, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — After a yearlong search, Southfield has named Elvin Barren as its new police chief.

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Published July 16, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A group of young metro Detroit sailors have found a new home base in Grosse Pointe Farms, just in time for the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac race.

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Published July 15, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An 88-year-old local man commemorated his visit to Shelby — A Beaumont Affiliated Health & Rehabilitation Center recently with a cute poem, and a lot of people liked it on social media.

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