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Published June 7, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives on May 31 approved legislation introduced by state Reps. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, and Diana Farrington, R-Utica, to reform the formula used to distribute state disaster funding to Michigan communities.

House Bills 4609 and 4610 would help local governments more quickly obtain sufficient emergency funds to deal with disasters.

Marino said in a press release that a most recent example of such a dally is the Fraser sinkhole.

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Published June 7, 2017

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For the 11th year, Clintondale High School had a participant in the annual Michigan Youth Leadership Conference.

Sophomore Kyle Zabel represented the school at the three-day seminar, which took place during the weekend of May 19 at Michigan State University. More than 300 sophomores represented schools from around the state.

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Published June 7, 2017

LANSING — The Michigan House on May 31 approved legislation introduced by state Reps. Steve Marino, R-Harrison Township, and Diana Farrington, R-Utica, to reform the formula used to distribute state disaster funding to Michigan communities.

House Bills 4609 and 4610 will help local governments more quickly obtain sufficient emergency funds to deal with disasters.

Marino said in a press release that a most recent example of such a disaster is the Fraser sinkhole.

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Published June 6, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Members of the Harrison Township Parks and Recreation Committee are hosting their 13th annual Fishing Derby at Lake St. Clair Metropark on June 10.

The event, open to all children 16 and younger, comes during Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, which is being held this year June 10-11. During Free Fishing Weekend, unlicensed anglers can take to the lakes or shorelines for their fill of fishing.

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Published June 6, 2017

METRO DETROIT — Michigan is home to more than 11,000 inland lakes and 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, making it an angler’s paradise. But with all that water, how do you choose the perfect fishing spot?

With the fishing season officially underway, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has plenty of tips to guide anglers to optimal fishing locations. One helpful tool is the DNR’s Trout Trails app at michigan.gov/trouttrails. 

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Published June 5, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS/MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Recently, nearly 3,000 girls across metro Detroit took part in an empowering event.

Locally, more than 400 girls throughout Macomb County participated in Girls on the Run, a YMCA-sponsored event.

Stacey Butler, community engagement manager for Girls on the Run and STRIDE, another popular local event, said Girls on the Run is an after-school program dedicated to empowering girls to live joyful, healthy and confident lives, and is open to girls in third through eighth grades.

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Published June 1, 2017

UPDATE: According to a press release issued this morning from the Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Djon Gojcevic has been safely located.

MOUNT CLEMENS — Investigators with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a 51-year-old Royal Oak man who was last seen leaving a party store in Mount Clemens on May 30.

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Published May 31, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Anton Art Center will welcome popular Clarkston-based metal artist Atticus McFadden-Keesling during the ART! Macomb fair in downtown Mount Clemens June 2-4.

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Published May 31, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS — The heart of downtown will become a car lover’s paradise June 2-3 as the Friends of Mount Clemens host the 26th annual Mount Clemens Cruise.

The two-day event will be based at the corner of Main and Market streets. According to Friends Vice Chairman George Calvet, everything from vintage vehicles to more modern rides will converge on downtown roads for this much-anticipated cruise and show.

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Published May 31, 2017

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/MOUNT CLEMENS — A hidden and historical gem in Macomb County awaits passengers at Joy Park in Clinton Township.

It’s the Michigan Transit Museum’s train depot, and its 2017 Sunday train ride season launches June 4. Rides will be offered every Sunday through Oct. 29 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Volunteer Deb Jensenius said there’s plenty of fun in store.

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Published May 31, 2017

MACOMB COUNTY — Anna Krolewski, a Clinton Township resident, was recently named as Macomb Community College’s Most Distinguished Graduate for the 2017 winter semester.

The 19-year-old, who has set her sights on working at Walt Disney Co., was the guest speaker during the school’s 97th commencement ceremony May 12 at the college’s Sports & Expo Center at South Campus. More than 1,500 associate degrees were awarded.

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Published May 30, 2017

Following a deadly attack at concert in Manchester, England, May 22, local law enforcement officials are asking residents to stay alert during summer celebrations.

Police recently identified British-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi, 22, as the person responsible for killing at least 22 people and injuring 59 during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena. Those among the killed and injured are children, police said.

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Published May 29, 2017

METRO DETROIT — Forged in the chaotic crucible of the 2010 Haitian earthquake relief effort and tempered through military discipline, the veteran-led Team Rubicon stands ready to respond with an army of specialists in rapid deployment, damage assessment and debris management.

The team mustered about 100 workers from a 450-mile radius and put them into action in Detroit near the intersection of Clairmount and Rosa Parks May 12, supporting the Motor City Makeover campaign by evaluating and addressing residential properties around the Herman Kiefer Complex.

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Published May 24, 2017

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Harrison Township recently received some monetary help from the county to help complete the replacement of an aging pump station.

Supervisor Ken Verkest said the $41,000 from the Macomb County Public Works Office will be used to assist in the upgrading of the Beachwood Pump Station, located at Northpointe Parkway and Metropolitan Parkway. The pump station is near where several county drains converge and eventually pump stormwater to Lake St. Clair.

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Published May 24, 2017

METRO DETROIT — In the journey of life, fulfillment tends to arrive at different stages.

For some, that expedition may result in a grinding halt — especially for those in their older age who are in post-retirement and are seeking something new in the realm of personal joy.

Volunteerism may be the answer, or just one answer. Through organizations such as Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, the rewarding experience of volunteering — whether it’s with kids or other seniors — can brighten numerous lives.

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Published May 24, 2017

DETROIT/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, or GSSEM, announced that a Harrison Township resident received an honor at the National Volunteer Awards banquet held in April at the San Marino Club in Troy.

Individuals who earn these awards demonstrate exceptional dedication and service as Girl Scouts volunteers.

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Published May 24, 2017

MACOMB COUNTY — On May 18, officials from the Macomb County Office of Public Works said that financial costs attributed to Sterling Heights’ lawsuit against the Macomb Interceptor Drainage District, of MIDD, could actually shift costs to communities located outside of the MIDD.

On May 15, Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Faunce rejected Sterling Heights’ motion to not to be held financially liable for its $22.2 million assessment in association with fees incurred from the damaged interceptor on 15 Mile Road.

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Published May 23, 2017

MACOMB COUNTY — As National Police Week was observed May 14-20, a group of 41 Macomb Community College police cadets officially graduated during a commencement ceremony May 16 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township.

The students completed a 17 1/2-week course as Class 101 at the college’s police academy. Several guest speakers, including Academy Director Raymund Macksoud, were on hand to honor the cadets as they move toward their next step in patrolling the streets.

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Published May 22, 2017

MACOMB COUNTY — The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office will be keeping an extra close lookout for seat belts during the annual Click It or Ticket campaign May 22-June 4.  Deputies will be strictly enforcing seat belt violations every day during the campaign.

“The Click It or Ticket campaign is run a couple times a year, and the purpose is to educate drivers and passengers on the benefits of using seat belts,” Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said.

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Published May 19, 2017

MOUNT CLEMENS — A national consulting firm told the Macomb County Board of Commissioners that the county jail needs some improvements if it wants to keep up with projected population increases.

Jim Robertson, of Voorhis/Robertson Justice Services LLC, and Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham on May 11 presented findings from the study that was approved by the Board of Commissioners last year to assess the needs of the jail and the entire criminal justice system in the county.

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