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For These Boys Of Summer, It’s A Sweet Slide Home

For These Boys Of Summer, It’s A Sweet Slide Home

By Greg Kowalski Doesn’t seem like a baseball game where the score was 11-0 going into the final inning would stir much excitement – but it sure did. In fact…

Candidates Give It Their Best Shot …

Candidates Give It Their Best Shot …

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s mayoral and council candidates didn’t exactly stand out at Wednesday’s candidate forum, but they also didn’t put a foot in their mouths. And if the election…

Post Office Closings: A National Story

By Charles Sercombe The fate of Hamtramck’s Post Office and branches across the country has hit the national press. In recent weeks, a rumor has swept though Hamtramck that the…

Latest Census Figures Show Hamtramck Took a Beating

By Charles Sercombe While Hamtramck prepares for the 2010 Census, here’s a preview of what’s to come. Although the national population count happens only once every 10 years, the Census…

Census is Up and Running and Counting on You

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck, said Mayor Karen Majewski, is a “poster child of diversity.” And that’s what the challenge is when it comes to getting an accurate population count during…

Eat it Raw at the Zen Center

By Kelli B. Kavanaugh Special to The Review The Detroit Zen Center has expanded its kitchen and now features gourmet raw food, herbal, medicinal Korean teas — and a food…

Get to know your neighbor …

Get to know your neighbor …

Who she is: The Rev. Sharon Buttry Background: Buttry is a native of Columbus, Ohio and went to school in Chicago. She has a degree in divinity and social work.…

Hamtramck has a long history of making news

What’s the news in Hamtramck? For more than 100 years that question was answered in the pages of the local newspapers that residents turned to. From 1934 until just a…

Rocker, Columnist, Entrepreneur

Rocker, Columnist, Entrepreneur

Rocker-columnist-entrepreneur Melody Baetens has been living the Detroit rock ‘n’ roll dream since high school, and doing it full throttle. Baetens, who recently became an owner of Small’s Bar in…

Citizen Newspaper ends historical run in publishing

In a year when The Citizen newspaper should have been popping champagne corks to celebrate being in business for 75 years, the paper instead ceased publication two weeks ago. The…