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Students will be staying home next week for district cleaning

Students will be staying home next week for district cleaning

  By Charles Sercombe It’s back to at-home virtual learning for Hamtramck Public School students, starting next Monday (Nov. 22). But it’s only for Monday through Wednesday during the holiday…

Breaking news … Police make an arrest in recent double homicide

Breaking news … Police make an arrest in recent double homicide

    By Charles Sercombe A 24-year-old Inkster man has been charged with the shooting deaths of a man and woman just a couple of weeks ago. RayQuan Young has…

As police OT increases, city council says no to more officers

As police OT increases, city council says no to more officers

  By Charles Sercombe For the second time, city officials have rejected a proposal to hire additional police officers. City Councilmember Fadel Al-Marsoumi has been behind both proposals. The first…

A look back at the election

A look back at the election

By Charles Sercombe Recently, we published a report on how much the two mayoral candidates each spent on their election. Election winner, and mayor-elect, Amer Ghalib raised about $25,000. Incumbent…

Breaking news … Majewski defeated as mayor; new council

Breaking news … Majewski defeated as mayor; new council

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck has a new mayor. Amer Ghalib, who has never held elected office, beat incumbent Mayor Karen Majewski, 3,232-1,485, winning 68 percent of the vote. Ghalib, 41,…

Mayor’s challenger far outraised and outspent her campaign

Mayor’s challenger far outraised and outspent her campaign

  By Charles Sercombe In the race for mayor, the financial win is currently going to challenger Amer Ghalib. According to Ghalib’s campaign reports for the primary and the weeks…

Election 2021: Will history be made?

Election 2021: Will history be made?

  By Charles Sercombe Political watchers will be paying close attention to next Tuesday’s election. It could be a turning point for Hamtramck. Mayor Karen Majewski is facing a tough…

Mayor and her challenger spar in final debate

Mayor and her challenger spar in final debate

  By Charles Sercombe Politically, the talk of the town this election year is who will win the mayoral race. Voters will be making that decision next Tuesday in the…

Mayor and her challenger throw verbal punches at each other

Mayor and her challenger throw verbal punches at each other

  By Charles Sercombe The race for mayor is heating up. Mayor Karen Majewski and her challenger, Amer Ghalib, have taken the gloves off, so to speak, and are taking…

Breaking news … Little information on latest shooting

Breaking news … Little information on latest shooting

  By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Police Department is being tight-lipped about the shooting deaths of two people. According to a press release issued today (Friday, Oct. 29), officers responded…