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Final week for Census

Final week for Census

  By Charles Sercombe The clock is ticking down for Hamtramck households to take part in the national Census count. The last day that the count will happen is this…

Recall effort for councilmember is now underway

Recall effort for councilmember is now underway

  By Charles Sercombe Councilmember Ian Perrotta’s political woes are not over. On Tuesday, Councilmember Mohammed Hassan emailed a press release announcing that he and others in the community –…

Part 2: Schools Superintendent talks about school year

Part 2: Schools Superintendent talks about school year

  By Charles Sercombe This week is part 2 of our email conversation with Hamtramck Public School District Superintendent Jaleelah Ahmed concerning the new school year during these trying coronavirus…

Hamtramck Schools Superintendent talks about the new year

Hamtramck Schools Superintendent talks about the new year

  By Charles Sercombe With the new school year starting for Hamtramck Public School students, we asked district Superintendent Jaleelah Ahmed to give an overview of what to expect with…

Voters are being warned about election law

Voters are being warned about election law

By Charles Sercombe Don’t even think about voting twice. Recently, President Trump came under criticism for encouraging voters in North Carolina to vote twice: one by absentee ballot, and again…

The weekend that should have been

The weekend that should have been

  By Charles Sercombe This weekend would have been Hamtramck’s last hurrah of summer. But like so many other things canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, neither the…

Mayor takes a stand against federal intervention

Mayor takes a stand against federal intervention

  By Charles Sercombe Mayor Karen Majewski has joined other mayors across the country in condemning the use of federal officers to quell protests. In a number of instances that…

School Boardmember makes history for school district

School Boardmember makes history for school district

  By Alan Madlane Hamtramck School Board Secretary Jihan Aiyash has been appointed to the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) Resolutions and Bylaws Committee for the 2020-2021 school year.…

Yemeni community takes to the streets in protest of war and famine

Yemeni community takes to the streets in protest of war and famine

  By Charles Sercombe For the past several years, the country of Yemen has been under siege. First came Iran-backed militias, who forced the country’s government to flee. Civil war…

Councilman’s conduct once again censured

Councilman’s conduct once again censured

By Charles Sercombe For the second time in two years, City Councilmember Ian Perrotta has been censured by his colleagues for his behavior. At Tuesday’s regular city council meeting, Councilmember…

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