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For public schools students, classroom lessons continue

For public schools students, classroom lessons continue

  By Charles Sercombe School may be out, but class lessons will continue for the remainder of the school year. This past week, the Hamtramck Public School District handed out…

Breaking news: Governor extends stay at home directive

Breaking news: Governor extends stay at home directive

By Charles Sercombe In a press conference today (Friday, April 24), Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced what most people thought she would: She extended her “stay at home” order until May…

Darla Swint, community activist, dies

Darla Swint, community activist, dies

By Charles Sercombe The COVID-19 disease has claimed another high-profile Hamtramck community activist. Darla Swint, 69, died April 16. A few weeks ago, State Rep. Isaac Robinson, 44, died from…

Public schools to distribute Chromebooks starting this week

Public schools to distribute Chromebooks starting this week

  Hamtramck Public Schools Superintendent Jaleelah Ahmed posted this notice on social media about handing out Chromebooks to the families of students so students can continue with their lessons for…

Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium gets another ‘win’

Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium gets another ‘win’

  By Charles Sercombe The restoration effort for the historic Hamtramck baseball stadium just scored a huge home run. The National Park Service, through its African American Civil Rights Historic…

State Rep. seat up for election

State Rep. seat up for election

By Charles Sercombe A special election will be held to fill the vacant seat of State Rep. Isaac Robinson, who died two weeks ago. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for the…

Pandemic update: Hamtramck cases continue to increase

Pandemic update: Hamtramck cases continue to increase

By Charles Sercombe The stay at home quarantine got tighter this past week. Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that her “stay home, stay safe” police will extend to April…

Virus or no virus, Holbrook repair project drives on

Virus or no virus, Holbrook repair project drives on

  By Charles Sercombe The coronavirus may have put a halt to a lot of businesses, but the Holbrook Ave. rebuilding project will continue. In fact, the beginning stages of…

Update: COVID-19 cases are increasing

Update: COVID-19 cases are increasing

  By Charles Sercombe How much longer will Michigan residents have to stay put in their homes for this coronavirus outbreak? That’s a question many are wondering. On Thursday Gov.…

School’s out for the year

School’s out for the year

  By Charles Sercombe Students can forget about returning to school this year. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered the end of “face-to-face” schooling for this year because of the coronavirus…