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County returns for another round of flu vaccines

Those most at risk of catching the flu once again took advantage of Wayne County’s free flu vaccines. On Saturday, the Hamtramck High School Community Center once again hosted the…

Seminar will cover how to survive tough financial times

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Does the slumping economy have you down? This Sunday (Nov. 22), things may start to look up. That’s when a city-wide civic engagement campaign begins…

Mayoral candidate wants ballots counted one more time

Mayoral candidate wants ballots counted one more time

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s mayoral election isn’t over yet. Mayoral candidate Abdul Algazali, who lost his bid for office by 123 votes, is asking for a recount. Although the result…

A look at the election by the numbers

By Charles Sercombe Attention all you Hamtramck election junkies, here are the official – Canvass Board-approved – election results from Nov. 3. Here’s how the mayor’s race turned out, Karen…

City layoffs needed to balance budget

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s financial picture is about to turn ugly. Although that’s not exactly breaking news, just how deep the city’s deficit will go has taken a shocking turn.…

Election Day Is A Roller-Coaster Ride With Historical Results

By Charles Sercombe These are indeed historical times for Hamtramck politics. The Bangladeshi community has proven beyond a doubt that it is a political powerhouse, one capable of electing and…

There’s A Reason It’s Called ‘Silly Season’ By Some

By Charles Sercombe Every election has its odd moments and quirks. Last Tuesday’s was no exception. One of the most striking things was the number of kids – high school…

Queen Of Apostles Looks To The Heavens To Help The Unemployed

By Catherine Gasior Review Specialwriter With so many local people out of work and more about to lose their jobs, perhaps it’s time to seek divine intervention. That’s where Our…

Fate Of City’s Post Office Sealed And Delivered

By Charles Sercombe Pop the champagne corks and call off Saturday’s rally to save Hamtramck’s post office. Hamtramck’s post office has been saved. No ifs, ands or buts about it.…

Candidates Square Off One More Time Before Tuesday’s Election

By Charles Sercombe Well, the gloves finally came off at last Thursday’s “Meet the Candidates Night.” Sort of. In what has been a pretty tame election year, candidates for City…