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Lessons on bullying told through skits for elementary children - The News-Herald
Almost every school has a kid who can be identified by using just one word — bully. That’s the kid who, by definition of the word, uses force, threats or coercion to abuse, intimidate and/or dominate others. Identifying the bully typically isn’t the ...
Business: Grosse Ile woman joins national advertising firm - The News-Herald
Maggie Cote of Grosse Ile has joined Luquire George Andrews, based in Charlotte, N.C., as an art director in the creative department. LGA provides advertising, digital and public relations services to a range of clients. Prior to joining LGA, Cote served ...
Flat Rock School district seeks non-homestead renewal for basic operations - The News-Herald
With a quirk in state laws, the fate of Flat Rock Schools for the next 10-years lies squarely with the voters. Residents are being asked to approve an 18-mil non-homestead tax renewal, or force the district to make drastic cuts. A mil is equal to $1 for ...
Flat Rock Recreation Department planning trip to see Broadway stars - The News-Herald
The Flat Rock Recreation Department has always offered great travel opportunities, and this is no exception. On Nov. 23 members of the department will be traveling to the Fox Theatre in Detroit to see “100 Years of Broadway.” Neil Berg’s widely ...
Grosse Ile family's move to be featured on 'House Hunters International' - The News-Herald
A Grosse Ile family will be featured on the Oct. 24 episode of HGTV’s “House Hunters International.” According to a synopsis of the episode as presented on the HGTV site, Fadi Hamza’s “career as a commercial pilot lands his family half a world ...
Middle school student steals $127 cash from teacher in Melvindale - The News-Herald
A student at Strong Middle School in Melvindale may be getting expelled after admitting to stealing $127 in cash Oct. 20, from a teacher’s purse. The money was inside a wallet in the purse, which was sitting on the teacher’s desk in her classroom ...
Fall festival gives art lovers a chance to buy and create work - The News-Herald
Nature’s finest color show is on display during autumn, and visitors to the upcoming Fall Festival of the Arts can get a taste of that beauty captured by the paintbrushes and palettes of the area’s most talented artists. The 11th annual juried fine art ...
Students invited to participate in VFW's contests for scholarships - The News-Herald
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars premier scholarship program. Close to 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2.1 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio ...
Political signs not allowed on Grosse Ile public property - The News-Herald
A special notice on Grosse Ile Township's website asks residents not to post political signs, including those for school board candidates, on public property. Public property includes the area between a sidewalk and the street. The general election is Nov. 4.
Election 2014: School board candidates offer biographical information, participate in Q & A (FULL WEB VERSION, WITH VIDEOS) - The News-Herald
Five residents are vying for one of three six-year terms on the Grosse Ile Township Schools Board of Education. Voters casting ballots in the November election will see six names, but incumbent Suzanne Sassack, who currently holds the position of board ...
Applications accepted for Distinguished Young Women scholarship program - The News-Herald
Applications are now being accepted for the 57th annual Distinguished Young Women of Michigan Scholarship Program, which will be held Jan. 24 at Saline High School. The scholarship program is open to high school senior young women in the state of Michigan ...
Recreation Notes: Halloween parade, painting workshop, fitness classes among the offerings - The News-Herald
The Grosse Ile Township Recreation Department offers a variety of classes and programs. Call 1-734-675-2364 to learn more about these and other offerings. Interested individuals can take a one-day painting with watercolor workshop from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov ...
Two men arrested for alleged breaking and entering, larceny - The News-Herald
Two Grosse Ile men have been arrested and arraigned on charges of breaking and entering and larceny. John Michael Poulos, 21, and Louis Robert Gyuricska, 20, were arraigned Oct. 17 before 33rd District Judge Michael McNally in Woodhaven. Bond was set at $ ...
Palamara unopposed in County Commission race - The News-Herald
Grosse Ile’s representative for the Wayne County Commission won’t change. Joseph Palamara has been on the Commission since 1998 when he was term-limited out of office as a State Representative. He was first elected to the state house in 1984 and served ...
Committee to hold wood cutting event for Grosse Ile, nearby residents - The News-Herald
The Greenways/Open Space Committee will hold a wood cutting event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1. Participants are asked to go to Township Hall on that Saturday morning to register and to be directed to locations where wood can be removed. This is a chance ...