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Geiss to hold community conversation on sick pay - The News-Herald
State Rep. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor) will hold a community conversation Monday on a proposal to give earned paid sick leave to full- and part-time workers in Michigan. The roundtable discussion will take place from 7-8 p.m. at Panera Bread, 23301 Eureka Road ...
Wyandotte traffic stop results in marijuana possession charge; cash and vehicle forfeiture - The News-Herald
A 25-year-old Wyandotte resident, who has had legal issues involving alleged marijuana possession in the past, ran into the same problem after being stopped on a traffic violation. An officer was at Fourth Street and St. Johns at about 8 p.m. March 20 when ...
Your Letters: Grosse Ile should opt into the funding for SMART - The News-Herald
I love living on Grosse Ile, but I was saddened when reading the township supervisor’s rationale and defense of the township board’s opting out of the multi-county millage that funds SMART buses. I think everyone knows that Detroit’s image is marred ...
Your Letters: Thank you for help after fall - The News-Herald
On Sunday, March 3, I was walking on the pathway on Southpointe Road and on that particular afternoon there was a thin veneer of snow over ice on areas of the path. I slipped and slid onto the blacktop and snow and could not get up due to my apparent injury.
Annual Easter Event to include egg hunt, pony rides - The News-Herald
The annual Easter Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28 at Water’s Edge. The event includes an Easter egg hunt divided by age, visit and photo with the Easter bunny, prizes, balloon animals and pony rides. The cost is $8 per child.
On the Beat: Man pulls himself out of river, suspected marijuana found in vehicle - The News-Herald
•Suspected marijuana and paraphernalia were found in a 1995 Eagle that a 19-year-old Brownstown Township woman was driving. An officer first saw her driving suspiciously, including stopping in the roadway, in the area of Thorofare and Morkland at about 9 ...
Things to do on Grosse Ile March 26 to April 1 - The News-Herald
There will be a Community Recreation Meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 26. There will be a third grade concert on March 26 in the Grosse Ile High School auditorium, 7800 Grays Drive. Group walking will be available from 6:45 to 7:45 a.m. Mondays through ...
Read Around the World: Community leaders share joy of reading with pupils - The News-Herald
Kiwanis International’s Read around the World Program has as its basis the belief that every child should experience the joy of reading. The Kiwanis Club of Grosse Ile participated in this program for the ninth consecutive year. The students in pre ...
Your Letters: Lelekatch was the right choice for superintendent - The News-Herald
I would like to thank the members of our school board, Dena Dardzinki and all others who had the daunting task of searching for, interviewing and choosing our new Grosse Ile community schools superintendent. I attended the public interview process, and the ...
Riverkeeper fundraising dinner to feature presentation on island habitat restoration - The News-Herald
One of the first signs of spring is the gathering of the Friends of the Detroit River for its annual “Keep-the-Boat-Afloat” fundraising dinner at the Wyandotte Boat Club. The dinner, to be held March 28, is sponsored by Environmental Consulting and ...
Board places Communications Commission on hold until September - The News-Herald
The last Communications Commission meeting for several months was held March 25, but it did not go as some commission members had hoped it would. The Communications Commission has been put on hold until Sept. 28, based on a 6 to 1 vote of the township ...
Hawaiian Bash: Educational Foundation invites supporters to fundraiser - The News-Herald
The Grosse Ile Educational Foundation’s springtime fundraiser this year will have a Hawaiian theme. The Hawaiian Bash will begin at 6:30 p.m. May 9 at Centennial Farm. TV’s Deli & Diner will provide a Hawaiian-style meal, and the Gratitude Steel Band ...
Rotarians continue to accept Citizen of the Year nominations - The News-Herald
The Rotary Club of Grosse Ile is seeking nominations for the 2015 Grosse Ile Citizen of the Year. The Rotary motto is “Service above Self,” and the person to be selected would reflect that motto. The person’s service may include participation in ...
Your Letters: Congress should repeal 'dreadful' Medicare formula - The News-Herald
This month, Congress has the chance to solve a problem that’s plagued our nation’s seniors and their physicians for more than a decade: the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate, an arcane formula that sets Medicare rates without regard to quality or ...
Your Letters: Join us for Hallelujah Hymns - The News-Herald
When St. James Episcopal Church on Grosse Ile presented beautiful Hymns of Old free community hymn sing on Jan. 25, more than 100 gathered in the church just to sing beautiful hymns of old, with music accompaniment from the church organ. It was a glorious ...