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WSU digs Hamtramck again; signs pact with museum

WSU digs Hamtramck again; signs pact with museum

  By Greg Kowalski A bit of a bottle. A piece of pipe. The sole of a shoe. Trivial trash? Not to the trained eyes of more than a dozen…

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

A summer trip into America’s heartland: A photographer’s notebook

  By Roy Feldman Special to The Review This summer, Hamtramckan Chris Schneider and myself explored several midwestern states, to photograph the small towns and rural landscapes of the often-overlooked…

Keeping a legend, and history, alive in Hamtramck

Keeping a legend, and history, alive in Hamtramck

  By Dave Mesrey Special to the Review Last month, the City of Hamtramck and the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium teamed up to give the city’s newly renovated baseball…

Dedication ceremony held for new baseball field

Dedication ceremony held for new baseball field

  By Charles Sercombe Legendary baseball player Norman “Turkey” Stearnes finally had his homecoming at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Unfortunately, he died back in 1979. But his two daughters were…

A summer’s quest: Taking in the city, street by street

A summer’s quest: Taking in the city, street by street

  By Alan Madlane Robert Przygocki knows Hamtramck well. Yes, he spent his earliest school years here; yes, his parents were from here. But then there’s the fact that he…

St. Ladislaus Parish is about to celebrate its centennial

St. Ladislaus Parish is about to celebrate its centennial

  By Alan Madlane St. Lad’s is a young lad no more. The iconic Hamtramck Catholic church is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary this month, on Saturday, Sept. 26,…

City names new stadium infield in honor of a legend

City names new stadium infield in honor of a legend

  By Charles Sercombe There is more action at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium. Not only is there a new infield, the field now has an honorific name: “Norman ‘Turkey’ Stearnes…

Wayne State students unearth Hamtramck’s past

Wayne State students unearth Hamtramck’s past

  By Greg Kowalski Bits of broken glass, beads, rusty old iron nails and even marbles may seem to be no more than scrap, but they also can be clues…

An update on what’s happening at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium

An update on what’s happening at Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium

  By Alan Madlane Michael Wilson is the president of the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium. The organization has been instrumental in gathering historical documentation on the city’s baseball stadium,…

Online funding drive aims to help build a park

Online funding drive aims to help build a park

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck’s scant public park space is getting a tiny, but meaningful, boost. An unnamed person donated the empty lot at 2134 Trowbridge, located between Lumpkin and…