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Yemeni community rails against the killing of a fellow immigrant

Yemeni community rails against the killing of a fellow immigrant

By Charles Sercombe Last Thursday evening, local Yemeni-Americans held a rally in Zussman Park to protest the death of a California man visiting his homeland. According to various media reports,…

Repaving begins on Conant

Repaving begins on Conant

By Charles Sercombe And now it’s Conant’s turn to be repaved. Those orange road construction barrels aren’t going away any time soon in Hamtramck. Now that the Caniff repaving project…

Plenty of other improvement projects are happening in town

Plenty of other improvement projects are happening in town

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck never rests. Just as the Caniff Ave. reconstruction project was getting buttoned up, two other city projects got underway. After a big press conference several…

Former cop sentenced to three years

By Charles Sercombe A former Hamtramck police officer, charged with assaulting two people he arrested back in 2014, will be going to federal prison. Ryan McInerney, 45, of Grosse Ile…

Caniff is now open for traffic

Caniff is now open for traffic

By Charles Sercombe Most residents have probably noticed by now that one of the city’s main arteries, Caniff Ave., is once again fully open. The street had been closed from…

Move over Hamtramck, Taylor now also shares a part of Little League history

Move over Hamtramck, Taylor now also shares a part of Little League history

By Alan Madlane Hamtramck’s heroes finally have some company. The Little League World Series, first played between Pennsylvania teams in 1947, had only produced one other winner from Michigan in…

Celebrate the end of summer with the Labor Day Festival

Celebrate the end of summer with the Labor Day Festival

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s celebration of the year once again takes over the north part of Jos. Campau this weekend. After taking last year off due to the Covid…

It’s back to school next week

It’s back to school next week

  By Charles Sercombe Summer vacation is over, kids. This coming Tuesday, Sept. 7, is the first day of school for Hamtramck Public School District students. In-person classroom learning has…

Want to park in the city’s business district? It’ll cost you

Want to park in the city’s business district? It’ll cost you

  By Charles Sercombe Get ready to pay up to park in Hamtramck’s Jos. Campau business district and in city parking lots. The city’s new meter system is now mostly…

City rethinks jaywalking police gran

City rethinks jaywalking police gran

  By Charles Sercombe If you got a jaywalking ticket in the past month or so in Hamtramck– you can rip it up. In a two-hour special city council meeting…

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