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Hamtramck’s Secretary of State office to expand

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter What’s worse than a trip to the Post Office? Maybe a trip to the Secretary of State building – but not for long. Coming soon,…

So far, Hamtramck schools are avoiding deep cuts

By Charles Sercombe While other public school districts are eliminating or privatizing bus service, Hamtramck will stay on course with its own buses. But that could change. Recently, Detroit announced…

Police seek three suspects in store hold-up

By Charles Sercombe You’d think it would be a bad time to rob a store on busy Jos. Campau during Paczki Day. But for three bandits, it turned to be…

Hamtramck’s future in the hands of residents

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Last Sunday’s (Feb. 21) civic engagement meeting may have been sparsely attended, but that didn’t prevent it from engaging its participants. The purpose of the…

Oh what a day for paczki lovers

Oh what a day for paczki lovers

By Charles Sercombe Imagine if Hamtramck was packed all day long, with long lines out the bakeries and the bars full of happy people listening to bands and the traffic…

Firefighters avoid layoffs with new deal

By Charles Sercombe The last part of the city’s financial survival puzzle has been put into place. Hamtramck’s firefighters’ union has agreed to changes in their contract and also agreed…

Councilmember Gordon says state police need to review contract deal

By Charles Sercombe City Councilmember Cathie Gordon said there’s been an unholy alliance between the city and a Christian non-profit agency. Gordon has called for the state police to step…

Author finds another angle on Hamtramck to write about

By Charles Sercombe How many books can you write about on Hamtramck? For author Greg Kowalski, it appears there is no final chapter on this subject – a subject he…

City Council dumps snow plow service for more expensive contractor

City Council dumps snow plow service for more expensive contractor

Charles Sercombe City officials rushed to change their snow plowing service on Monday evening before Tuesday’s expected snowstorm hit town. As it turned out, the rush to fire its current…

Murder suspect may be charged with two other murders

By Charles Sercombe Murder suspect Dione Andre Wade, 24, of Detroit, may have some weird-sinister mojo about him. Wade is accused of the cold-blooded shooting of Rafiqul Islam last year…