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Maria Allard

C&G Staff Reporter – Warren Weekly, Grosse Pointe Times, Sterling Heights Sentry


Staff Writer Maria Allard covers the school districts of Center Line, Fitzgerald, Van Dyke, Warren Consolidated and Warren Woods, and Macomb Community College for the Warren Weekly and Sterling Heights Sentry newspapers. She also covers the City of Grosse Pointe Woods and the Grosse Pointe Public Schools System for the Grosse Pointe Times newspaper. Allard has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Wayne State University, and she is in love with the Rolling Stones.

Published December 6, 2019

WARREN — Clad in shiny pants, tennis shoes that lit up, a pink hair bow and a T-shirt with a cool design, Catherine Baird was every bit the rock ’n’ roll star when she visited Cromie Elementary School the afternoon of Dec. 2.

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Published December 3, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — When the group from the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center visited the Holocaust Memorial Center Oct. 23, there was time for them to listen to a presentation from 95-year-old Holocaust survivor Mania Salinger.

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Published December 3, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS/GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Werkstattagen Nr. boxcar No. 4050 942 0784-3 used by the Nazi Party during the Holocaust is a somber reminder of the horrors inflicted on innocent people as World War II raged.

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Published December 3, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Kroger located at 20422 Mack Ave. will not be able to sell liquor on its premises.

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Published November 29, 2019

WARREN — The Peck Elementary School VEX robotics students are back again for a fifth year.

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Published November 29, 2019

WARREN — Anyone looking to get into the Christmas spirit should head over to the Warren Community Center this weekend for the Warren Civic Theatre’s production of “Elf the Musical Jr.”

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Published November 22, 2019

METRO DETROIT — As Christmas lights twinkle, curling up on the couch with a cup of warm cocoa while watching a favorite Christmas movie is how many people get into the holiday spirit.

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Published November 22, 2019

DETROIT/DEARBORN — From donating funds for birthing center renovations to raising money for the Patient Family Housing Program, the Fontbonne Auxiliary is dedicated to helping the patients and staff at Ascension St. John Hospital on Moross Road.

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Published November 21, 2019

WARREN/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Warren Symphony Orchestra is back for another year of entertaining audiences and turning them into classical music fans.

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Published November 19, 2019

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Rodgers And Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” is a beloved story based on the Von Trapp Family Singers, who fled Austria in the late 1930s on the brink of World War II.

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Published November 15, 2019

WARREN — The Christmas spirit has already arrived in Van Dyke Public Schools this season.

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Published November 15, 2019

WARREN — Amy Ghattas’ enthusiasm for teaching at Warren Woods Tower High School is infectious.

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Published November 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — This month, eight Boy Scouts of America districts in Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties collected nonperishable canned goods for their annual Scouting for Food community service project.

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Published November 12, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Plans to add a high-speed fiber network in the Grosse Pointe Public School System continue.

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Published November 12, 2019

GROSSE POINTES — Voters in the Grosse Pointe Public School System passed a millage proposal and a sinking fund proposal Nov. 5.

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