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Police chief continues his community outreach campaign

Police chief continues his community outreach campaign

  By Charles Sercombe As anyone who has paid attention to local social media knows, Hamtramck’s new Police Chief Jamiel Altaheri has been busy posting his travels around the city…

Councilmembers spared from being kicked off

By Charles Sercombe The Hamtramck Board of Education isn’t the only public body having a hard time getting all its members to attend meetings. The city council is also wrestling…

Breaking news … Child killed by bus

Breaking news … Child killed by bus

  By Charles Sercombe At about 3 p.m. on Wednesday (July 16), Hamtramck police said a 3-year-old girl was struck and killed by a school bus on Burger St. When…

Candidates can line up for school board election

Candidates can line up for school board election

  By Charles Sercombe There are just two weeks left to throw your hat in the ring to seek a seat on the Hamtramck Board of Education. Up for election…

Board of Education once again takes the month off despite state law

Board of Education once again takes the month off despite state law

  By Charles Sercombe Once again, the Hamtramck Board of Education has decided to take a summer vacation this month, and not hold any meetings. The board usually holds its…

Parking meter woes are spreading

Parking meter woes are spreading

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck, you are not alone in being frustrated – heck, even angered – by the city’s Jos. Campau parking meters. The City of Royal Oak, that…

State senator and representative give an update on Lansing

State senator and representative give an update on Lansing

  By Charles Sercombe In the not-too-distant future, a number of households in Hamtramck and Detroit could see a big break in their water bills. That’s the latest news from…

Last Mass at St. Ladislaus turns out to be its funeral service

Last Mass at St. Ladislaus turns out to be its funeral service

  By Charles Sercombe St. Ladislaus last Mass on Saturday was likely the best attended in decades. News of the church’s closing after Saturday’s Mass attracted hundreds of worshippers, many…

Breaking news … State Rep. Aiyash announces millions earmarked for Hamtramck

Breaking news … State Rep. Aiyash announces millions earmarked for Hamtramck

  By Charles Sercombe In political circles, it’s known as bringing home the bacon. In the case of state Rep. Abraham Aiyash (D-Hamtramck), he brought home to Hamtramck a whole…

It’s official: St. Lads to hold its last Mass before closing for good

It’s official: St. Lads to hold its last Mass before closing for good

  By Charles Sercombe In a move that was expected, St. Ladislaus Church will close for good, with a final Mass to be held this Saturday, June 29, at 4…

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