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For a more diverse Police Department, community must step up

For a more diverse Police Department, community must step up

Recently, the Hamtramck chapter of the NAACP submitted a list of demands for the city to adopt regarding policies for the Police Department. One of those demands is to hire…

Trouble with property taxes? Let’s talk. Maybe we can help.

By Wayne County Treasurer Raymond J. Wojtowicz As part of our expanded effort to educate and reach out to Wayne County residents about property tax issues during these extraordinarily tough…

Letter from the Publisher: The Easter Story is at the Heart of Christianity

This Sunday is Easter, one of the greatest celebrations of the Christian faith. The familiar Easter story is the cornerstone of Christianity. On Good Friday, Jesus Christ was executed by…

Critics of Police Department should walk in officers’ shoes

Critics of Police Department should walk in officers’ shoes

The public has every right to question the behavior and policies of a Police Department. But Tuesday’s rally sponsored by the Hamtramck NAACP over concerns about Hamtramck police was ill-timed…

Letter from the Publisher …

Letter from the Publisher …

By John Ulaj A special thank you I am pleased to announce the imminent publication of the Review’s special 2010 Hamtramck Residential and Business Phone Directory, which will be hand-delivered…

Public school teachers do the sensible thing

You could say Hamtramck’s public school teachers are pretty smart. The teachers’ union took a major contract concession by agreeing to a less expensive health insurance coverage plan. The district…

Some random thoughts on making the ‘Blowout’ better

Some random thoughts on making the ‘Blowout’ better

Once again, the Hamtramck Blowout was a smashing success. Although the event is privately run by the Metro Times and they do a bang up job, we have a few…

In the case of Sterling Oil, safety must come first

In the case of Sterling Oil, safety must come first

Patience. That’s what we suggest the folks at Sterling Oil get used to while waiting for the city to sign off on their plan to install eight new fuel tanks.…

Council takes wasting time to a brand new level

Council takes wasting time to a brand new level

Enough already. Hamtramck’s City Council has taken an inquiry into a $13,000 payment made to Acts 29 for work performed in 2009 to an absurd level. The council met in…

A waste of time for City Council

A waste of time for City Council

You could say that Councilmember Cathie Gordon has a point. And that point is the city administration needs to run a tighter ship when it comes to keeping track of…