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A word from the national Census Bureau …

The year 2010 is when the nation participates in the once-every-10-year population count, known as the Census. In the upcoming months The Review will publish news from the Census Bureau.…

Goodfellows have their work cut out during annual holiday drive

Goodfellows have their work cut out during annual holiday drive

By Charles Sercombe If you didn’t get this issue from a Hamtramck Goodfellow volunteer, listen up. The Goodfellows really need your help, and by help we mean your money. On…

Lawsuit rips apart police

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck hasn’t faced a bomb like this in generations. On Wednesday, Hamtramck was in the Detroit media in all the worst ways. A lawsuit was made public…

District ramps up protest

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter There could be some controversial changes in Hamtramck Public Schools. In late November, State Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills) introduced two bills to the state…

Tax forfeitures: a sign of the tough financial times

By Charles Sercombe Just how tough is it for Hamtramck homeowners? Must be pretty horrible considering over 150 homeowners are going to lose their houses if they don’t square up…

Vacant houses pose a threat of arson spree

By Charles Sercombe Firefighters are crossing their fingers. Crossing their fingers in hope that what appears to be a budding trend doesn’t become a full-blown arson spree. In the past…

From the Publisher… The history and meaning behind Thanksgiving

From the Publisher… The history and meaning behind Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday celebrated by millions of Americans and people throughout the world. It’s not just a delectable feast of turkey, pumpkin pie and too many carbs that…

Election will get final ballot count

By Charles Sercombe The recount of Hamtramck’s November General Election will take place next Thursday. An attempt by Mayor Karen Majewski and City Councilmember Alan Shulgon to have the recount…

City manager warns of pending layoff if no contract concessions

By Charles Sercombe The clock is ticking toward a massive city employee layoff. City Manager Bill Cooper said unless he hears back from the city’s four employee unions soon, he…

For Hamtramck, Thanksgiving has a special meaning

By Greg Kowalski Review Specialwriter Thanksgiving traditionally has been a holiday characterized by good food, family gatherings and supposedly the spirit of giving thanks. That has been as true in…