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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…

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.…

Schools Brace For Additional Budget Cuts

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter As if the news about the recently passed K-12 budget that cut per-pupil aid by $165 wasn’t bad enough, it now seems another $127-per-student cut…

Census: Everyone Counts When It Comes To Being Counted

By Ian Perrotta Review Staffwriter Though the official count isn’t until 2010, it’s not too early to prepare for the U.S Census. The census is a tradition that dates back…

Please Mr. Postman, Save Hamtramck’s Post Office For Us

By Greg Kowalski Special to The Review Vowing to fight to keep the Hamtramck Post Office open, a group of Hamtramckans has formed a committee to save the historical building.…