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‘Best Little League player ever’ passes on …

‘Best Little League player ever’ passes on …

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck – and the nation – have lost a sports legend. Art “Pinky” Deras died June 5 at the age of 75. Deras not only excelled…

Hamtramck’s Memorial Day celebration had a special meaning this year

Hamtramck’s Memorial Day celebration had a special meaning this year

  By Charles Sercombe The roar of canon fire could be heard throughout Hamtramck on Monday. A special Memorial Day celebration was held in Veterans Park, but this was no…

Fly your Hamtramck flag high

Fly your Hamtramck flag high

  By Alan Madlane Want to show your Hamtramck pride? If you’re a Hamtramckan, of course you probably already do, on a near-daily basis. But here’s something to add to…

Former Tigers player Ike Blessitt returns to ‘where it all started’

Former Tigers player Ike Blessitt returns to ‘where it all started’

  By Charles Sercombe Former Detroit Tigers player and Hamtramck sports legend Ike Blessitt has been on a hot streak lately. Blessitt has been the subject of recent media reports…

Record Store Day is this Saturday

Record Store Day is this Saturday

  It spins us right ‘round, baby, right ‘round … By Alan Madlane Tomorrow, Saturday, April 23, is the first Record Store Day of 2022. For those not in the…

HPS graduate spreads the word about reaching out to help others

HPS graduate spreads the word about reaching out to help others

  By Alan Madlane Paul Gubin was frequently spotted out on the streets of his hometown of Hamtramck. A larger-than-life presence, he unfortunately passed away this past December. His son…

Plans gear up for Hamtramck’s centennial celebration

Plans gear up for Hamtramck’s centennial celebration

  By Alan Madlane The Hamtramck Historical Museum is preparing for a huge birthday bash. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Hamtramck being incorporated as a city. Greg Kowalski…

Cosmos’ championship season comes to an end

Cosmos’ championship season comes to an end

By Brian Anderson HPS Athletic Director For the first time since the mid-1980s, the Hamtramck Cosmos boys basketball team won a District Championship. The team was on its way to…

Area Ukrainians rally against Russian aggression

Area Ukrainians rally against Russian aggression

By Charles Sercombe All across Europe people are rallying in support of Ukraine as that nation resists the military invasion by Russia. The Detroit Ukrainian community, and many supporters, also…

Paczki Run makes a welcome return

Paczki Run makes a welcome return

  By Charles Sercombe Fun is returning to Hamtramck after two years of Covid worry. The pandemic shut down a number of events during that time, including the annual Paczki…