People

Published August 31, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following biblical promises and a strong commitment, Michael Agnello said he feels obligated to bless others in the way he has been blessed.

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Published August 23, 2023

ROYAL OAK — Due to a cancer diagnosis earlier this year, Royal Oak City Commissioner Patricia Paruch announced she will be stepping away from the commission and entering hospice care.

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Published August 22, 2023

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The first CAR-T therapy patient at Corewell Health’s Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, plans to walk his daughter down the aisle in September.

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Published August 21, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights resident Dawn King loves attending Sterling Heights events like Music in the Park concerts and watching everyone cut loose on the dance floor.

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Published August 9, 2023

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Rosanne Minne comes from a long line of volunteers, including her grandmother, who volunteered during World War I.

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Published July 29, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — The National Veterans of Foreign Wars’ #StillServing Campaign recognized Southfield veteran Seth Allard for his hard work and dedication to studying suicide and mental health within the military and veteran community.

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Published July 26, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — As a retiree from a past career of clinical therapy and social work, Sterling Heights resident James Schmittdiel says he often spends his days going to the gym, bike riding, walking and running.

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Published July 26, 2023

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — In retail, a profession that routinely sees employees come and go, Howard Lettner has been a welcome, friendly constant.

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Published July 25, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — With a heavy heart, the Southfield-Lathrup Falcons have decided to cancel their first game of the season to mourn the tragic loss of Monea Pace. They dedicated the remainder of their football season to her memory.

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Published July 24, 2023

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Erin DeGrazia, a 14-year-old from Bloomfield Hills, recently steered her crew across the finish line during the 2023 Bayview Mackinac Race.

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Published July 24, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Father time has an unpleasant way of rearing its ugly head sometimes, but it also can motivate people to kick off certain projects or adventures that have been weighing on their minds.

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Published July 20, 2023

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Bloomfield Hills resident Pecky D. Lewis Jr., who died at his home July 10 at the age of 94, left his mark on Oakland County through his long service on the county’s Parks and Recreation Commission, as a longtime business owner and as the mayor of Royal Oak in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Published July 12, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — Beloved former Southfield Mayor and Councilman Donald F. Fracassi passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, June 25, on his 63rd wedding anniversary with wife, Karen.

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Published July 12, 2023

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — For decades, Grosse Pointe Shores Department of Public Works Supervisor Harold Michaux was a friendly, familiar face to residents and city employees alike, as well as someone who could be trusted to fix any problems that arose.

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Published July 8, 2023

METRO DETROIT — For the past several years, Vito Chirco — the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Chirco & Company — has organized a softball game to benefit a charity.

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Published July 7, 2023

WARREN — This month, World War II veteran Alfred Bury will reach a milestone. On July 21, the Warren resident will turn 100 years old, or as some would say, 100 years young.

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Published June 27, 2023

C&G Newspapers

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local businesswoman and a student were among those honored June 6 at the Winning Futures annual awards celebration in Madison Heights.

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Published June 23, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On the road to becoming an Eagle Scout, members of the Boy Scouts of America give back to their communities. For Harrison Township Scout Milan Edwards, giving back came in the form of helping seniors.

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Published June 16, 2023

MOUNT CLEMENS — Tragedy turned to triumph for one Macomb Township family after fast action from Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies, Macomb Township firefighters and hospital staff saved 2-year-old Mira Lateef from drowning in an above-ground pool.

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Published June 7, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local boy has made a special connection with an author who will be coming to the Shelby Township Library to speak about his lifelong struggle with a speech condition called apraxia.

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