by Sharon Dargay, hometownlife.com Jessica Lentz walked into a courtroom in March 2013 expecting to walk out in handcuffs. The Milford mom had just spent two weeks living alone in her car, using whatever drugs she could find while cruising Detroit’s west side. She had relapsed twice after attending court-appointed drug rehabilitation programs and, while on [...]
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by Sharon Dargay, hometownlife.com Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac offers a free, year-long residential program for substance abusers. But it’s often the last place an addict wants to be. “Grace Centers of Hope is usually the last stop for people. Most of our residents have been to numerous rehabs and there are numerous reasons for that,” [...]
Holocaust survivor Martin Lowenberg will be honored by the Rotary clubs of Ann Arbor and West Bloomfield for his work in the community. FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Martin Lowenberg will be honored by the Rotary clubs of Ann Arbor and West Bloomfield for his work in the community. The 89-year-old Lowenberg will [...]
On Saturday, Nov. 25, for the second year in a row, Detroit-area McDonald’s restaurant owners will help ensure that local families have a special holiday season with the donation of Christmas trees. A total of 1,000 five-, six- and seven-foot, live Scotch pine trees will be distributed FREE of charge outside of the McDonald’s located [...]
by Mitsuhiro Wada and Takashi OmitsuPublished Nov. 16, 2017 The opening of the new permanent gallery of Japanese art at the Detroit Institute of Arts represents the latest example of the long-enjoyed special bond of shared achievements and friendship between the community of Japanese residents in Michigan and the citizens of the state. Over many years, [...]
by Michael Szudarek Held earlier this week, The Automotive Testing Expo North America brought together companies from across the auto industry to showcase new strides the private sector is taking in the field of automotive testing. Marx Layne & Company was on-site at the expo to explore the new technologies and talk to many of [...]
‘On The Table’ Looks To Improve Lives of Young People In just a couple of days, many people throughout the southeast Michigan region will gather around tables to break bread, and have an in-depth conversation about the future for youth in our area. The “On the Table” event on October 4th, led by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan [...]
SE Michigan residents to break bread, discuss new ways to make communities better By STATESIDE STAFF • OCT 2, 2017 In an age where anonymous opinions posted online often drown out civil discourse, the idea of people sitting down to share a meal and conversation seems downright radical. But this coming Wednesday, groups of regular folks all over [...]
Too many tomatoes? Try making fried green tomatoes As the end of summer approaches, gardens and countertops are overflowing with homegrown fruits and veggies. Yardbird Smoked Meats chef and owner Jeremy Grandon joined us on The Nine to show us how you, at home, can take your unripe, green tomatoes and turn them into something [...]
Don’t Quit Quitting: Former addicts prepare to run Brooksie Way race By Natalie Broda, firstname.lastname@example.org, @NatalieBroda on Twitter When Janice Armstrong crosses the McLaren Brooksie Way half-marathon finish line on Sunday, it’s her mother and daughter’s faces that she’s most looking forward to seeing. That’s because Armstrong, 41 of Sault Ste. Marie, will be more than four months [...]