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Schools are still a mix of languages

Schools are still a mix of languages

    By Charles Sercombe At one time, a couple of decades ago, it was said that there were close to 40 languages and dialects spoken in the public schools.…

Tentative agreement reached to preserve Yemeni mural

Tentative agreement reached to preserve Yemeni mural

  By Charles Sercombe There is a good chance that the Yemeni mural on the southend will be saved. In a press release issued by Bill Meyer, of OneHamtramck, a…

Sleepy driver wakes up to a downed city flagpole

Sleepy driver wakes up to a downed city flagpole

  By Charles Sercombe A fatigued driver stirred up an international incident here in Hamtramck. Well, that may be overstating it. At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, the driver ran off…

Plans for renaming city hall could end up too costly

A few years ago, city officials agreed to rename city hall in honor of former Mayor Robert Kozaren. Kozaren is the city’s longest serving mayor. He was in office for…

Hamtramck knows how to celebrate the end of summer

Hamtramck knows how to celebrate the end of summer

    By Charles Sercombe Well, that was a long weekend. And a little wet, too, but all in all, the annual Hamtramck Labor Day Festival looked like another success.…

At 40 years old, Labor Day Festival hits a milestone

Once again, Hamtramck shined this past weekend. The city celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival. Thousands of visitors came to the festival over the weekend, and…

Time to party

Time to party

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is going to be a little extra special. That’s because it’s the 40th anniversary for the festival. Way back when,…

Looking for a real estate bargain? It’s county tax sale time

Looking for a real estate bargain? It’s county tax sale time

  By Charles Sercombe Here is your chance to get in on the Hamtramck real estate rush on the cheap. There are seven local properties listed in the annual Wayne…

Yemeni mural on southend is one of the city’s treasures

We are crossing our fingers that things can be worked out to save the Yemeni mural in the southend. A developer wants to construct a two-story building in a lot…

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those of you…

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