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Brendan Losinski

C&G Staff Reporter – Eastsider and Advertiser Times


Staff Writer Brendan Losinski covers Eastpointe, Roseville, Harper Woods and Northeast Detroit. Brendan has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2016 and graduated from Oakland University.

Published April 26, 2017

FRANKLIN — Franklin is welcoming all runners, walkers and pancake lovers to join in with the community’s annual 5K and pancake breakfast to benefit the Franklin Krieger Community Center.

The event is organized by the Franklin Historical Society. The festivities will include a Kids Dash, a Strut Your Mutt walk — where entrants can walk the course with their pooch — and a run/walk across a 5K course through the village.

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Published April 26, 2017

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The Bloomfield Hills School District is looking for community input to find out how to best shape the future of the district.

District administrators said they are keen to hear what people have to say, and they said this is a crucial step in making decisions for the schools and students in their care.

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Published April 26, 2017

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Two local schools will be moving on to the national FIRST Robotics tournament after teaming up to win the Michigan state championship.

In FIRST, which stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” the co-ed teams spend the season building a robot that is designed to complete a particular game crafted for that year. Schools then enter into competitions in which they team up with two other teams — called an alliance — to play the game against other alliances in a tournament format.

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Published April 19, 2017

The Franklin-Bingham Police Department is warning residents to be on alert following three robberies that occurred in the communities within the space of one week.

The first break-in occurred Monday, April 10, while the other two reported incidents occurred Tuesday, April 18. No one was reported injured in the incidents, and the suspects appear to be targeting homes where the residents are absent, forcing their way through doorways.

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Published April 19, 2017

BEVERLY HILLS — The village of Beverly Hills will be the setting for two returning events both for runners and for those who just want to get outside for a bit of exercise.

The 5K run/walk hosted by the Berkshire Middle School Dads Club will kick off at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at the middle school. The Beverly Hills Lions Club will host its own 4-mile run and 2-mile walk at 9 a.m. Monday, May 29, at Beverly Elementary School.

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Published April 19, 2017

HARPER WOODS — AMVETS Post No. 57 in Harper Woods will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Thursday, April 20, to benefit a memorial honoring the first responders who were on duty during the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Published April 19, 2017

HARPER WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society will be hosting another fundraiser to continue its support of the recently instituted Harper Woods Department of Public Safety K-9 program.

The program began to raise funds in early 2016 to purchase a specially trained dog for the department. In January of 2017, Kaiser joined the force and went to work with his human partner, Officer Steve Johnson.

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Published April 19, 2017

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DETROIT — To help accommodate people with transportation issues, the Detroit Institute of Arts will be hosting its annual Wayne County Day, in which the renowned museum will be providing free transportation to and from the institution.

Wayne County Day will take place on Saturday, April 22. There will be five locations around Wayne County where people can get free bus rides to the DIA. Admission to the museum is free for Wayne County residents.

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Published April 18, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Harper Woods is giving residents the chance to take a stroll through its Walking Group.

The Walking Group meets at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at Salter Park in Harper Woods. The organizers described it as a casual outing where people can try to get some light exercise, take in the outdoors and get some worthwhile time socializing with their neighbors.

The program gets some assistance from the local Advantage Healthcare office, a nursing and health care service.

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Published April 17, 2017

HARPER WOODS — Earth Day is a single day each year devoted to helping clean up and protect the Earth. The city of Harper Woods is aiming a bit higher and wants to expand it to a whole week through its Clean Up, Paint Up and Fix Up Week.

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Published April 17, 2017

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham resident Marci Gallison was sentenced to eight months of probation as a result of reportedly shoving a teacher from her daughter’s school.

The incident took place Jan. 19, after Gallison’s daughter and a staff member from Seaholm High School were returning from a class trip to see the film “Hidden Figures,” a movie highlighting the contributions of female African-American mathematicians in the early days of NASA.

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Published April 17, 2017

FRANKLIN — The village of Franklin is getting a splash of color this spring as one of several communities throughout metro Detroit to host the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Inside|Out program.

Franklin officials applied for the program last year and have been approved to display seven masterpiece reproductions that will be spread out throughout the village. Different pieces are featured in different locations, such as the post office and the village green.

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Published April 14, 2017

DETROIT — For 37 years, “This Old House” on PBS has been showcasing how to take run-down or dilapidated houses and turn them into fresh, livable homes. This spring, the show is featuring Detroit.

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Published April 13, 2017

The Harper Woods Department of Public Safety is searching for a suspect involved in the robbery of an occupied home at approximately 7:15 a.m. April 11 in the 19300 block of Old Homestead Drive.

A 94-year-old woman who resides in the home awoke to discover a man walking around inside the residence. She confronted him.

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Published April 12, 2017

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Bloomfield Township is getting ready for battle.

The second annual Battle of Bloomfield is returning, featuring two basketball showdowns — one between the students and staff of Bloomfield Hills High School and the other between the Bloomfield Township Police Department and the Bloomfield Township Fire Department.

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