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Veterans run and ‘homecoming’ celebration merge this year

Veterans run and ‘homecoming’ celebration merge this yearSHELBY TOWNSHIP — With Veterans Day on the horizon, township officials wished to host a more lighthearted event to celebrate the community’s veterans Nov. 2.Two inaugural events hosted by the township last year ...Read More




Students help keep homeless veteran families warm

Students help keep homeless veteran families warmWARREN — Lincoln Middle School students are doing their part to help homeless female military veterans.As their 9/11 National Day of Service project, a group of the Van Dyke Public Schools students made a bulk of ...Read More




Bikers rev it up for veterans

WARREN — Their hearts are as big as their Harleys. In March of this year, local police officers, firefighters and military veterans who own their own motorcycles formed a Michigan chapter of the international Punishers Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. Their goal: to assist disabled veterans. ...Read More




World War II posters united nation around war effort

World War II posters united nation around war effortGROSSE POINTE FARMS — It may be hard to imagine now, but in an era before text messages, Twitter and even television, the federal government conveyed messages about conservation and other war efforts via posters.As ...Read More




Art gallery features WWII photos of Jewish partisans

Art gallery features WWII photos of Jewish partisansWEST BLOOMFIELD — In conjunction with the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation, the Janice Charach Gallery in West Bloomfield will feature “Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye ...Read More




Fallen heroes remembered

Fallen heroes rememberedPONTIAC — Eleven men who lost their lives in the line of duty in the last year were honored at a special ceremony Sept. 11 at the Fallen Heroes Memorial in Pontiac.“Until 2001, Sept. 11 was just an ordinary ...Read More




Township honors fallen at 9/11 memorial ceremony

Township honors fallen at 9/11 memorial ceremonyOn Sept. 11, dozens of residents, Shelby Township first responders and elected officials gathered beneath an overcast sky at the township veterans memorial, located on the municipal grounds, for a service honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11 and first responders. ...Read More




Grosse Pointe North students honor Sept. 11 victims

Grosse Pointe North students honor Sept. 11 victimsGrosse Pointe North High School senior Courtney Lamparski was only 4 years old when the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks took place, but it’s something she’ll never forget. ...Read More




Patriot Day comes home

FARMINGTON — A 3-foot-tall piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be unveiled and dedicated during Patriot Day at City Hall in downtown Farmington to commemorate terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers 13 years ...Read More




Roseville man serves country as submariner

Roseville man serves country as submarinerROSEVILLE — In 2010, a former Roseville High School graduate decided to follow in his family’s footsteps and joined the U.S. military, and he soon found himself under the water.Petty Officer Alan Harris, a 1997 ...Read More




Polish Mission honors American, Polish WWII vets

Polish Mission honors American, Polish WWII vetsORCHARD LAKE — Sept. 1, 1939, will haunt Polish history as the day the first shots of World War II were fired and Germany invaded Poland, according to JJ Przewozniak, curator of collections at the Polish Mission of the ...Read More




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Bloomfield Township

October 22, 2014

The wheels are in motion at Bloomfield Park

The wheels are in motion at Bloomfield ...After ages of inactivity at the desolate 87-acre complex known as Bloomfield Park, things are happening.Plans for the original development came to a screeching halt years ago due to a decline in the economy, and the ...Read More

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