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City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

City takes first step to crack down on speeding drivers

  By Charles Sercombe Drivers, prepare to do a lot more stopping in Hamtramck. And you young guns who like to peel around Pulaski Park? Fun’s over. City Manager Kathy…

Recycling center is now open for business

Recycling center is now open for business

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s new recycling program is now officially open for business. On Monday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new drop-off site, located just east of…

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

  By Joe Myrick Special to The Review Now that summer is here, a lot of us are still scrambling to get into shape. A major challenge for most folks…

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

Breaking news … Rocker Jack White to host charity baseball game in Hamtramck

    By Charles Sercombe Baseball is returning in a big way at the historic Hamtramck Baseball Stadium this Thursday (July 11). Detroit rocker Jack White and his “Warstic Woodmen”…

Sometimes moving forward requires tuning out naysayers

Are 3-D illustrations at crosswalks a good idea? Recently, our City Life columnist, Walter Wasacz, wrote about a joint city and school pilot project to have these innovative designs installed…

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

Concern grows over safety of local taxi drivers following shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The recent robbery and murder of a Bengali-American taxi driver has stirred up safety concerns in the community. About 50 members of the Bengali community met…

Recycling program returns with new sanitation contract

Recycling program returns with new sanitation contract

  By Charles Sercombe You may have noticed new, banana-yellow garbage trucks cruising the alleys and streets recently. City officials sped up the process of bringing on a new company,…

Reader feedback … Are 3-D crosswalk illustrations worth it?

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck Review readers had a lot to say about last week’s City Life column, regarding school and city officials agreeing to create a special pilot program. The…

Schools superintendent leaves an impressive legacy

This week marks the end of an era for Hamtramck’s Public Schools. Superintendent Tom Niczay is ending his storied career in education this week, and the torch is being passed…

School district says farewell to longtime superintendent

School district says farewell to longtime superintendent

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Public School District employees said their goodbyes last week to retiring Superintendent Tom Niczay. Niczay has been the superintendent of the district for 11…