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K. Michelle Moran

C&G Staff Reporter – Grosse Pointe Times

Published June 1, 2011

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Published June 1, 2011

DETROIT — A major tree-planting project by the nonprofit Greening of Detroit June 4 also marks the kickoff for a new nonprofit with a similar beautification mission.

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Published May 31, 2011

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Police are grateful that a number of alert local residents and business owners called when they spotted a pair of men carrying flat-screen televisions across Mack Avenue, near Bishop, around 9:30 a.m. May 27.

Police said the suspects — Quentin Drake, 20, and Darnell Johnson, 31, both of Detroit — had broken into a home in the 1400 block of Bishop while the residents weren’t there and stolen two flat-screen televisions and two laptop computers.

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Published May 25, 2011

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Residents and officials got their first formal public look at the proposed new Neighborhood Club building during a May 16 City Council meeting.

The project — a partnership between the Neighborhood Club and Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe — would create a new, two-story, 39,743-square-foot recreation and wellness center on the Neighborhood Club’s current site, at 17150 Waterloo. The current building was 13,500 square feet when it was built in 1968, and a barrier-free addition was created in 1979.

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Published May 25, 2011

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — As part of its new dispatch deal with Grosse Pointe Farms, the Shores Public Safety Department is about to join the Courts and Law Enforcement Management Information System, better known as CLEMIS.

The Shores is the only Grosse Pointe currently not on CLEMIS, City Manager Brian Vick said. Other users include all 43 communities in Oakland County and 54 outside of Oakland County, ranging from Harper Woods, St. Clair Shores, Eastpointe and Sterling Heights to Ann Arbor, he said.

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Published May 19, 2011

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Hill workers and patrons will no longer have to drive to the Village to grab an early morning cappuccino.

As of Monday, May 16, Morning Glory Coffee & Pastries was officially open for business at 85 Kercheval. The latest venture by Farms businesswoman and philanthropist Gretchen Valade, Morning Glory is open seven days a week from 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

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Published May 19, 2011

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Police are looking for the two masked suspects who are said to have robbed the Citizens Bank at 19683 Mack at gunpoint at approximately 12:52 p.m. Wednesday, May 18.

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Published May 17, 2011

GROSSE POINTE CITY — If average drivers are suffering financially because of skyrocketing gas prices, imagine how much greater the impact is on any professions that involve driving all day, like public safety officers.

For municipalities, gas prices are an especially challenging modern reality. That’s why the City hopes to trim its unleaded gas costs by purchasing an above-ground unleaded fuel tank.

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Published May 17, 2011

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Seatbelt and child safety seat use saves lives, which is why the Woods is taking part in the national Click It or Ticket campaign May 23-June 5.

Public Safety Director Andrew Pazuchowski said they want motorists to be aware that the Woods, like many other communities throughout the region — including St. Clair Shores and Eastpointe — will be especially vigilant around Memorial Day when it comes to seatbelt use.

“Our ultimate goal is to make sure that they do this — especially for their children,” Pazuchowski said.

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Published May 10, 2011

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Ask Frank Nizio whether bike safety needs to be improved in the Pointes, and he’ll offer an emphatic “yes.”

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Published May 10, 2011

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The city is one step closer to closing its dispatch center and prisoner lockup, and transferring those responsibilities to Grosse Pointe Farms.

After approving the change at a March 15 meeting based on a proposal from the Farms, the City Council unanimously voted in favor of a formal agreement during a special council meeting May 3.

City Manager Brian Vick said the contract was based on a similar agreement in Northville Township.

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Published May 4, 2011

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The City Council may have decided earlier this year to lift its controversial ban on neon business signs, but the debate on what constitutes an acceptable sign remains open.

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Published May 4, 2011

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Rivers of Grosse Pointe may soon be flowing into the Woods.

The continuing care retirement center, or CCRC, proposed for the approximately 15-acre former Children’s Home of Detroit site at 900 Cook Road received unanimous approval from the Planning Commission for a revised site plan and special land use at the commission’s April 26 meeting.

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Published May 3, 2011

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The walls have started to come tumbling down.

On Friday, April 29, City Manager Shane Reeside said Warren-based Den-Man Contractors was slated to begin demolition on the shuttered 21,000-square-foot Kroger grocery store at Mack and Moross. By late that afternoon, part of the roof and a back wall were already down.

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Published April 26, 2011

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Sometimes, what comes down has to come back up.

Such seems to be the case with crime in the City, which hit a record low in 2009, but spiked upward somewhat last year, according to the 2010 annual report just released by the Public Safety Department. Public Safety Director James Fox delivered the results to the City Council at a meeting April 18.

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