People

Published April 5, 2023

EASTPOINTE — Before their monthly meeting March 28, members of the Knights of Columbus Holy Innocents-Saint Barnabas No. 14213 Catholic Community recited the rosary.

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Published April 5, 2023

METRO DETROIT — Farmington Hills resident Olivia Croom will be providing free dental services as part of her new position at a Detroit nonprofit, according to a press release.

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Published March 22, 2023

GROSSE POINTE PARK — When Grosse Pointe Park Finance Director/Treasurer/City Clerk Jane Blahut began working for the city in 1980, she was 19 years old and was hired as a cashier for the front office.

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Published March 22, 2023

NOVI — Scientists from around the world flocked to Ann Arbor March 16 to honor Novi resident Wilbur Bigelow, a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan, with a surprise 100th birthday party.

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Published March 22, 2023

CENTER LINE — When British music author Richard Houghton sought input from Rolling Stones fans for his book “All Down The Line: A People’s History of the Rolling Stones 1972 North American Tour,” he heard from more than 300 concertgoers.

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Published March 22, 2023

WARREN — That is “so fetch.” That phrase will sound familiar to anyone who saw the 2004 movie “Mean Girls,” starring Lindsay Lohan.

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Published March 18, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Over the course of his decades-long career in broadcast journalism, Emmy-winning WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 Editorial/Public Affairs Director Chuck Stokes has had the opportunity to interview many people who have had an impact on national and state history.

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Published March 10, 2023

NOVI — On March 2, the Novi Educational Foundation named Hattie Maguire as the Novi Community School District Educator of the Year as her family and colleagues, as well as media representatives, surprised her in her classroom.

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Published March 9, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Fire Department awarded its first-ever Citizen Award to a unique recipient, a 4-year-old girl.

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Published March 8, 2023

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Growing up in an Irish family, Deb McCombs-Kaiser always celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 with her immediate family.

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Published March 8, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Joel Morris, a firefighter/paramedic who served more than 20 years in the Shelby Township Fire Department and six years in the Utica Fire Department, currently is a paramedic at Universal Macomb Ambulance Service.

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Published February 22, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — As Black History Month comes to a close, Southfield resident Justice Kyra Harris Bolden has made Michigan history with her appointment to the Michigan Supreme Court, succeeding Justice Bridget McCormack.

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Published February 21, 2023

TROY — A Troy native was recently named one of 20 recipients of the prestigious Thiel Fellowship.

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Published February 21, 2023

GROSSE POINTES — Sometimes, there are no words. At church services across the Grosse Pointes last week, parents and students exchanged often silent hugs as they mourned the losses of two of their own

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Published February 20, 2023

CLAWSON — Alexandria Verner was a loving daughter, a dedicated student, a competitive athlete and, from everyone who met her, a caring friend.

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Published February 17, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — Barbara Geralds, the former first lady of Madison Heights and matriarch of one of its most involved families, died at the end of last year. As told by her family and friends, her legacy is one of leadership and love, inspiring many who continue to serve the community today.

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Published February 8, 2023

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Peggy Hayes — the woman who shepherded The Helm at the Boll Life Center through the COVID-19 pandemic — is retiring.

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Published February 8, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — A Utica Community Schools career and technical education student was recently named Michigan state champion after achieving a perfect score on the Microsoft Word certification exam.

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Published February 8, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Longtime Shelby Township resident and Korean War veteran William B. Harrell, 91, was the recipient of an Honor Flight in November to visit the national war memorials in Washington, D.C.

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Published February 6, 2023

ROYAL OAK — Molly Pratt once was a cancer patient at Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital. She now is working at the hospital as a nurse.

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