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Lincoln Park man faces 8 felonies for reportedly whipping girlfriend, kids with belt - The News-Herald
A Lincoln Park man faces 11 charges, including eight felonies and three misdemeanors, following a domestic violence incident during which he allegedly whipped his girlfriend and her two children with belts in February. Justin Erwin, 21, is being charged ...
Cars vandalized, house egged and other Taylor police reports - The News-Herald
Two vehicles parked in the driveway in the 24700 block of Chernick were spray painted and the house was egged on the night of April 9. A resident discovered the damage to her car and the house at about 1:30 p.m. the next day. She called her husband at work ...
Condensed four-week boating safety class begins April 28 in Wyandotte - The News-Herald
The Wyandotte Power Squadron offers nine-week boating classes at the Copeland Center twice a year, typically in the fall and late winter. But those who sponsor the class know this might be too much of a time commitment for some people, so they also offer a ...
PAWS Clinic offers discounted pet microchipping April 25 in Taylor - The News-Herald
It happens to even the most careful pet owners. For a variety of reasons, dogs and cats get lost and if they’re lucky enough to be found, it’s often not an easy task to track down their owners. In fact, those who operate animal shelters say on average ...
Taylor School District seeking new superintendent, assistant - The News-Herald
The Taylor School District is looking for a new superintendent and assistant superintendent. Candidates have until May 1 to apply, said John Reilly, Board of Education president. Supt. Diane Allen and Assistant Supt. Teresa Winnie have both announced their ...
Proposal 1: What will happen to all the money; how did these issues get in here? - The News-Herald
Let’s be clear: Proposal 1 is not all about fixing our roads. According to the House Fiscal Agency, the overall impact of the proposal would raise $2.1 billion the first year — with only $1.3 billion for roads, as much as $290 million for schools, $116 ...
‘Awesome ‘80s Prom’ promises a rad time, like totally - The News-Herald
Rat your hair, pile on the blue eyeshadow and don your biggest shoulder pads — it’s time for “The Awesome ‘80s Prom.” A blast-from-the-past party in the style of “Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding,” the prom is set at Wanaget High School’s senior ...
Downriver Community Band brings futuristic fun to spring show in Trenton - The News-Herald
Take a trip around the Milky Way at The Downriver Community Band’s annual spring show. The concert band’s upcoming show, “Music of the Galaxy,” brings futuristic fun the forefront at 3 p.m. May 2 at the Trenton Village Theatre, 2447 W. Jefferson Ave.
Seaway Chorale steps back in time for ‘Nifty Fifties’ spring show - The News-Herald
As they used to say in the old “Lone Ranger” TV series, "step back into yesteryear” with The Seaway Chorale’s spring show, “Nifty Fifties.” Come with the chorale as its members go back in time to the diner/sweet shop era and relive not only the ...
Statewide gas prices increase 10 cents since last week - The News-Herald
Gas prices across Michigan increased about 10 cents per gallon over the past week, according to AAA Michigan. Statewide, the average was $2.42 per gallon on Sunday, or $1.34 less than one year ago. Locally, GasBuddy.com reports the cheapest prices were $2 ...
Downriver runners compete in 2015 Boston Marathon - The News-Herald
Several Downriver runners competed Monday in the 2015 Boston Marathon. Allen Park resident Steven Williams, 52, finished the marathon with a time of 3:28:27. Williams is the head of the Downriver Runners Club, an Allen Park-based group that promotes ...
Your Letters: Report sparks need to express high school's excellence - The News-Herald
As principal of Grosse Ile High School, one of Michigan’s and America’s best and most challenging high schools as recognized by NewsWeek and the Washington Post, and as a longtime resident of this wonderful community which has many great attributes ...
Student jazz ensemble to perform in Southgate for International Jazz Day - The News-Herald
A special day has been set aside each year for the past three years to mark a uniquely American form of music — jazz. To celebrate the fourth annual International Jazz Day on April 30, a group of young jazz musicians will perform as part of the Jazz@ ...
Downriver communities plan citywide garage sales in 2015 - The News-Herald
Springtime means spring cleaning. Spring cleaning means garage sales. Several Downriver communities already have planned citywide garage sales between April and August. Check back as this list is updated in the coming weeks: Allen Park’s annual ...
State representative to lead discussion on Proposal 1 - The News-Herald
State Rep. Patrick Somerville (R-Huron Township) will present an open house discussion about Proposal 1 and other legislative topics at 7 p.m. April 23 at Grosse Ile Township Hall. All are invited to listen to information and ask questions. Proposal 1 ...