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Purchases at three businesses will benefit performing arts center - The News-Herald
Five Below, YogurTown and Stevi B’s will donate portions of their sales to the Downriver Youth Performing Arts Center in February. From Feb. 6 through 8, 10 percent of the sales from customers who have flyers at the Five Below in Woodhaven will be donated.
Pound Pals of Taylor seeks funds to treat animals with serious injuries, illnesses - The News-Herald
A nonprofit organization that raises money to help injured and sick animals at the Taylor Animal Shelter had its hands full, as it paid veterinary bills for a number of dogs recently with serious health issues. Then, Princess got hit by a car. The black ...
Rockwood's Taylor Walls to appear on American Idol's 14th season - The News-Herald
The Fox TV show American Idol's 14th season will feature two performers from Michigan as it begins pre-taped Hollywood rounds this week, including 20-year-old Taylor Walls from Rockwood. The judges awarded two Michigan performers golden tickets to move on ...
Charity hockey game raises big money for Wyandotte Blessings in a Backpack program - The News-Herald
Dana Browning is hard-pressed to think of a better fundraiser than the annual hockey game featuring retired Detroit Red Wings players against a team of mostly former Wyandotte school boys, many of whom probably dreamed of taking to the ice with the likes ...
Allen Park Fire Department receives new ambulance through federal grant - The News-Herald
The Allen Park Fire Department accepted delivery of a brand new 2015 Braun Signature Series ambulance Jan. 22, to replace the oldest of three ambulances the department currently owns. Built on a Ford F350 chassis, the ambulance was purchased by the ...
Art auction to raise money for camp for kids with cancer - The News-Herald
An art auction will be held Friday at the Taylor VFW Hall to raise money for a camp for children with cancer and their families. Taylor resident Lisa Kujawa is raising funds to establish the camp to give children with cancer and their families a break from ...
Family says hockey game may have saved Wyandotte man’s life - The News-Herald
For most of the players on Team Wyandotte who squared off against Detroit Red Wings Alumni in a hockey game last Sunday, it was a fun-filled event that raised a lot of money for charity. But for Bob Hensley, playing in that game may have literally saved ...
Rockwood Community Center plans group lunch outing for senior citizens - The News-Herald
The date and place have been set and any senior citizen looking for fun companionship while taking part in a group lunch outing is invited to attend. The Rockwood Senior Center will have its next lunch venture at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 18 at Kate’s Kitchen.
Boji Group withdraws bid on Allen Park city hall property, 2 offers remain - The News-Herald
In an action packed council meeting Tuesday night — which began with a surprise motion to terminate the employment of City Administrator Karen Folks — the City of Allen Park both lost and gained an offer to purchase the 11-acre property where City Hall ...
Alleged Nazi sympathizer armed with gun arrested after Wyandotte bar incident - The News-Herald
An armed 26-year-old Mount Morris man was arrested on the evening of Jan. 18 after an incident at a bar, where he tried to pass himself off as a police detective. The impersonation of a police officer is what got the attention of a man he was playing pool ...
Police: Southgate homeowner shoots, kills home invasion suspect (UPDATED) - The News-Herald
A Southgate homeowner shot and killed a home invader at about 4:45 a.m. Thursday in the 15000 block of Flanders, according to Public Safety Director Thomas Coombs. Coombs said the suspect was armed with a gun. The home invader entered the house through a ...
District begins accepting applications for next superintendent - The News-Herald
Grosse Ile Township Schools has begun accepting applications for a new superintendent. The school board and consultant Dena Dardzinski, a former Grosse Ile superintendent, spent more than two hours Jan. 28 discussing the process for hiring a new ...
'Solomon Northup's America': Professor to speak at Grosse Ile Book Club dinner meeting - The News-Herald
The Book Club of Grosse Ile will hold a dinner meeting Feb. 6 at the Grosse Ile Yacht Club. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will feature speaker Roy Finkenbine, a professor of history and director of the Black Abolitionist Archive at the ...
Students invited to enter nature photo contest - The News-Herald
Students in southeast Michigan high schools are invited to enter the Grosse Ile Nature & Land Conservancy’s 2015 photo contest. This year the entry categories are waterways (Lake Erie, rivers, streams, creeks, etc.), pollinators (anything that moves ...
Tanker spill shuts down westbound I-94 near Oakwood in Allen Park - The News-Herald
A massive diesel fuel spill that occurred around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday temporarily shut down westbound I-94 near Oakwood Boulevard in Allen Park as police and cleanup crews continue to clear the area. The driver of the tanker truck lost control of the ...