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New school program could mean more money

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Educationally speaking, 2010 will be a “Race to the Top.” On Monday (Jan. 4) Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed five bills that will greatly overhaul the…

Time to dust off that crystal ball and gaze into the year to come

By Charles Sercombe What’s the word for the city in the New Year? Finances. Which is the word of the year for not only city government and schools, but also…

For now, city officials can get along

By Charles Sercombe If only Hamtramck government could forever stay like it was on Sunday afternoon. Nice, agreeable, optimistic, everyone in it for the good of the city, no personal…

Looking back at the year 2009 … It’s a wrap

Looking back at the year 2009 … It’s a wrap

By Ian Perrotta and Charles Sercombe The second half of 2009 was just as jam-packed with news as the first half. Here’s a look back at July through December (the…

Bar fight turns for the worse

By Charles Sercombe A fight inside Shadow bar on Saturday night turned into a 1920s-era shooting. Little information was available at the time The Review went to press, but according…

Let’s take a stroll through the year 2009 …

Let’s take a stroll through the year 2009 …

By Charles Sercombe The year 2009 is just about coming to an end and so it’s appropriate we take a look back at the past 12 months. We couldn’t have…

From the Publisher …Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

By John Ulaj Hark the herald angels sing, glory to the new born king – peace on earth, so the song goes. It’s one of my favorite Christmas songs and…

In Hamtramck, Christmas is different

By Pastor Jay Searcy Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia, Gezur Krislinjden, Cestit Bozic i Sretna Nova godina, Srozhdestvom Kristovym, Shuvo Naba Barsha, Milad Majid, and Merry Christmas. It is amazing that…

Quick Hits

Now here’s a novel idea – but perhaps a little weird. The Downtown Development Authority has recruited art students to “spruce up” windows of a vacant stores and buildings on…

City’s new Master Plan depends on resident input

City’s new Master Plan depends on resident input

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter If you haven’t heard the news, there is a big change coming to Hamtramck. The city’s Master Plan is being revised, and the team guiding…