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To Join This Club, Just Jog Alongside

To Join This Club, Just Jog Alongside

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter The mayor might be in charge of Hamtramck, but once a week the crew from the Detroit Threads Running Team runs this town. Every Wednesday…

It’s Your Turn To Speak Up

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Hamtramck’s Master Plan is being redone, but not without the most important input of all: yours. Over the next several months, the Master Plan will…

City Working On Shuttle Service To Replace Bus Cuts

By Charles Sercombe Although Hamtramck was hit with some cuts in bus routes serving the city, there might be an alternative rolling in. Last week, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing announced…

Football Fever Has Cosmos On A Winning Streak

By Charles Sercombe Football is back in Hamtramck. After suffering a 5-6 year losing streak, the Hamtramck High School Cosmos have restored the roar in Hamtown. The team has undergone…

New Fire Truck Recieves Its Blessing

By Charles Sercombe Last Friday, when the nation mourned the eighth anniversary of 9/11, Hamtramck firefighters received some extra protection. Their new pumper truck was officially blessed Friday morning by…

A Party Like No Other…

A Party Like No Other…

By Charles Sercombe This year’s Hamtramck Labor Day Festival was, with apologies to baseball legend Yogi Berra, like a 1980s déjà vu all over again. (Editor’s note: Who’s Yogi Berra…

Tax Question Likely Won’t Be On Ballot

By Charles Sercombe To tax or not to tax? That’s one question Hamtramck voters won’t likely be asked in the Nov. 3 General Election. City officials had planned to ask…

Council Supports ‘Hate Crime’ Law, Sort Of

By Charles Sercombe The issue of gay rights was once again addressed by the Hamtramck City Council on Tuesday. In one of the more stranger votes taken, a so-called majority…

New Fire Truck Arrives to Replace A Rust Bucket

By Charles Sercombe Too bad the city’s new fire truck didn’t come a week sooner. It could have come in handy for the Sterling Oil plant fire. No matter, though,…

Hamtramck NAACP President Comes Under Criticism

By Todd A. Heywood Michiganmessenger.com Residents and civil rights advocates are appalled that Asm “Kamal” Rahman, a leading voice in the successful ballot initiative to overturn a local anti-discrimination ordinance…