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Dearborn Homes and the People Who Lived in them: Jill and Jerry Franks

"Living here is a privilege," Jill Franks said as she talks about her home at 22527 Morley. "We just love our home. We just love our neighborhood." One of the interesting things about the Franks' home is that since its completion in 1916 only two families have owned it. Michael and Frances Esper cam

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-19 20:26:56

Chalk It Up For Life art contest Sept. 23

TAYLOR - Young area artists are invited to compete in the Chalk It Up For Life sidewalk art contest from noon to 2 p.m Sept. 23 at St. Alfred Catholic Church, 24175 Baske St. Using the theme "God Loves Babies," children will attempt to illustrate the importance of human life at every stage. This is

DOWNRIVERSUNDAYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Sunflower fields brighten up Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn

The sunflowers surrounding Ford World Headquarters make for a spectacular and welcoming sight. While the flowers do draw attention each year, some employees might not know when or why they came to be. Laurel Blackwell, a superintendent of Fairlane Grounds, gave us the lowdown on one of the best part

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-18 21:46:03

Dearborn Heights school supply drive to benefit students in need

Help a student in need by donating school supplies to a drive being held by the Dearborn Heights Salvation Army Citadel. Donors can choose from several different ways to help, including monetary contributions, filling backpacks with school supplies, donating a variety of school supplies and adopting

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-18 18:26:15

Dingell to host NAFTA town hall in Dearborn to address job losses, reforms

Before the next round of renegotiations begins on the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is giving the public a chance to voice its opinion on the matter. A NAFTA town hall set for 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20 will feature experts and affected workers discussing

DEARBORN PRESS & GUIDE - 2017-09-18 16:43:50

Explosion destroys Detroit motorcycle club building

No one was hurt overnight when a building that is the home of the Street Royalty Motorcycle Club in Detroit exploded. It happened around 11:15 p.m. near Webb on Dexter Ave. No one was inside at the time of the explosion. Fire crews arrived at the scene and were able to put the fire out, but they hav

WXYZ - 2017-09-20 09:30:45

3 murder suspects due in court for drive-by shooting of 14-year-old girl in Detroit

DETROIT - Three men are due in court Tuesday morning for their preliminary hearing in a drive-by shooting which killed a 14-year-old girl and critically injured her 17-year-old brother on Detroit's east side. Robert Moore, 19, and Dwayne Sharpe, 24, and Anthony Rodgers, 19, are all charged with fir

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-19 14:19:28

16-year-old tries to stop thieves from stealing his dad's pickup truck

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 16 year-old tries to stop thieves from stealing his dad's pickup truck. According to the family, the incident happened at the Home Depot off Ford Rd. in Dearborn on Sunday between 3:00 and 3:25 in the afternoon. Dearborn police are investigating the incident and Chief Ron

WXYZ - 2017-09-20 02:23:37

Allen Park police find two people passed out in car; drug overdose suspected

Two people were hospitalized after they were found passed out in a parked vehicle, the likely victims of an overdose. Allen Park police were sent to the AT&T store, 23060 W. Outer Drive, at about 8 p.m. Sept. 15 on a call that two people were passed out in a gray 2001 Audi, located in the store's pa

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:20:36

Do you still talk with any of your childhood friends?

Rarely I see them, but I do still talk with a few of them. When I see them, it's like running into celebrities. There's something special about a relationship that lasts for more than 30 years. Fred Sammut Allen Park I do. We keep in contact more on Facebook. I don't get to see her very often. We've

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-20 09:32:00

Doctor says suing UP is about changing priorities

Elizabeth Secord, M.D., and two pediatrician colleagues in Wayne State University School of Medicine's pediatrics department are suing their own board at University Pediatricians, an affiliated clinical practice plan at WSU that also services DMC's Children's Hospital of Michigan. Why? In their laws

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS - 2017-09-19 18:31:02

Made in Michigan Festival returns to Allen Park Sept. 29-30

The Allen Park Downtown Development Authority will be celebrating all things Michigan at its second annual Made in Michigan Festival Sept. 29-30. DDA Director Jennifer Kibby said the festival is a showcase of Michigan brews, wine, food, shopping and music, all in downtown Allen Park. "Our inaugural

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-20 03:17:14

Children host lemonade stand to raise money for hurricane victims

Cadence Greear, 6, and several of her friends were all smiles as they worked to raise money for the St. Bernard Project recently. The St. Bernard Project is a non-profit charity started in 2006 to help hurricane victims after Hurrican Katrina hit. It has continued to work with victims ever since. Gr

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-19 18:02:30

Two injured in Sunday's one-vehicle crash

WOODSTOCK TWP. - Two people were injured, one seriously, in a one-vehicle crash Sunday in which police determined alcohol was a contributing factor. Alex Timm Meiring, 23, of Cement City was driving east on Taylor Road, near Miller Highway, at 12:30 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle. It left

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 17:00:00

Michigan rabbi battling cancer delves into relationships in new book

In the corner of a cancer center in Farmington Hills on Tuesday afternoon, a rabbi and a patient talked about the meaning of the upcoming Jewish high holy days, relationships and death. "You repent with your fellow human being and you have to repent with God," says Howard Brown, 51, of Franklin, wh

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-20 10:00:03

Lipari Foods acquires Dairy Fresh assets

Lipari Foods LLC has purchased assets of Dairy Fresh Foods Inc., adding its products to its portfolio, the Warren-based distributor announced Monday. The acquisition closed Aug. 11. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lipari will merge Taylor-based Dairy Fresh into its Warren facility, where it re

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS - 2017-09-19 21:09:34

After 5 months in jail, doctor in genital cutting case released on $4.5M bond

Millions of little girls and young women have been subjected to a painful rite of passage that involves cutting their genitals - often without anesthesia - for centuries in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Detroit Free Press Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, the lead defendant in a historic genital m

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-09-19 17:08:42

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala to be released on $4.5 million bond while awaiting FGM trial

DETROIT - Dr. Jumana Nagarwala will be released from federal custody this week on a $4.5 million bond while she awaits trial on female genital mutilation charges. Nagarwala, 44, of Northville, is charged with female genital mutilation and conspiracy. Her bond was raised by supporters. She won't be

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-09-19 16:23:11

Judge weighs murder charges against brothers

WOODHAVEN - A Woodhaven judge next month will decide whether a pair of brothers who are part of the Masserant family that has deep roots in Monroe County should stand trial on murder charges involving their mother who died of complications from a terminal, incurable disease. Judge Jennifer Coleman H

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Wahlburgers Taylor store opening pushed back to October

After announcing the new Wahlburgers restaurant in Taylor earlier this year, it's now been delayed multiple times. Currently it's slated to open in mid-October. The restaurant was initially set to open in June, and then mid-September. The reasons for the delays haven't been publicly released. The re

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:24:12