Seasonal Features

Published October 23, 2020

WARREN — Halloween is supposed to be a scary-fun time, but city officials are asking residents to be wary of real-life dangers.

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Published October 22, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in Madison Heights and Hazel Park say that kids can still enjoy Halloween by taking simple precautions.

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Published October 22, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Organizers with the Madison Heights Goodfellows say donations are desperately needed this year to help the group live up to its motto of “No child without a Christmas.”

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Published October 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Because police officers are often the first to see the impoverished situations some children live in, officers who worked with the late Collin Rose are trying to bring cheer, charity and kindness to less fortunate children this holiday season.

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Published October 22, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — As if 2020 wasn’t scary enough, a group of community homeowners are cranking up the fear factor.

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Published October 21, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Those looking for some family Halloween fun will have the opportunity to grab some candy and meet some spooky characters with a pair of events put on by the Southfield Parks and Recreation Department.

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Published October 21, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The temperatures are falling, the holiday season is nearing and the Southfield Goodfellows are still taking donations for their annual drive.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — As Halloween is a national holiday, local jurisdictions can neither legislate nor cancel Halloween.

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Published October 20, 2020

CLAWSON — Spooky season is here, and although COVID-19 public health risks have led to the cancellation of many in-person Halloween activities, the Clawson Police Department found a creative solution for families to get festive.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Celebrating Halloween will look a bit different for costumed kiddos this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published October 20, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — While the turnout wasn’t as large as expected, the Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department held its fourth annual scarecrow contest Oct. 9.

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Published October 16, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Although many trick-or-treating opportunities are canceled this year due to COVID-19, the Eastpointe Odd Fellows chapter is still offering its trunk-or-treating event on Saturday, Oct. 24.

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Published October 16, 2020

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe Memorial Library and Roseville Public Library are hosting several Halloween-themed programs to give families a fun experience during what is a difficult Halloween season for many people.

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Published October 16, 2020

HAZEL PARK — There’s something for everyone this Halloween season at the Hazel Park Memorial District Library. Among the highlights: a costumed parade for the kids outside City Hall, a party for teens at Scout-McPherson Park and a presentation by horror writers over Zoom.

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Published October 6, 2020

BERKLEY — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, local cities have seen countless events canceled that would’ve taken place in a normal calendar year.

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Published October 5, 2020

FARMINGTON — As a brisk autumn breeze fills the air, residents of Farmington better beware, a new fall festival is here.

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Published October 5, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Fall is here, and some events have slowly begun to revive with new safety precautions after the outbreak of the coronavirus earlier this year. A new event has arisen just in time for the fun fall season.

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Published October 2, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — All ages can enjoy a spooky fun time at Blossom Heath Park when local cub scouts team up with the St. Clair Shores Cool City Committee to put up a haunted house in the park.

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Published September 8, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Getting outside is arguably more important now than ever. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rochester Hills Natural Resources Manager Matt Einheuser said park usage has skyrocketed throughout the city.

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Published August 25, 2020

TROY — After growing up on his father’s farm in Italy and then spending several decades gardening on his own, Antonio DiCicco likes to pass the time in his home garden, making a striking sunflower take to the skies.

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