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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…

City Council election results will be counted one more time

City Council election results will be counted one more time

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s election season isn’t going to fade quietly into history. City Council candidate Anam Miah is now the second candidate to ask for a recount of the…

Calling all Goodfellows, we’re ready for your close-up

By Charles Sercombe The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time once again for Hamtramck’s Goodfellows to swing into action. Needy families and individuals can now pick up applications…

Schools will take 5 years to be debt-free

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Last Wednesday (Nov. 11) the results of the annual financial audit were presented to the Hamtramck School Board. While no serious inconsistencies were found in…

Parking meters and illegal tree trimming on the mind of the DPW

By Charles Sercombe File this under news of the sort of weird. A number of communities that have parking meters are reporting a new trend: thieves are stealing the head…

Museum is seeking histories of the Arab-American experience

If you are of Arabic descent, the Arab American National Museum is looking for you. The Dearborn-based museum wants to collect the stories and artifacts of Arab Americans for its…

Burglar suspects arrested within minutes of restaurant break-in

By Charles Sercombe Two suspected burglars caused more damage than thievery at Three Star Bar B Que on Wednesday morning. Two men, aged 18 and 21, were arrested minutes after…