Pets and their caretakers are still being sought to be a part of the all-volunteer project.
- Alice Hohl
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- Christy Arboscello
- Daniel Lai
- Don Wyatt
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- Erica Perdue
- Ivy Jacobson
- Janine Anderson
- Jason Alexander
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- Jessica Carreras
- Jessica Nunez
- Jessica Schrader
- John Hetzler
- Joni Hubred-Golden
- Julia Halewicz
- Kathleen F. Miller
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- Leslie Ellis
- Melissa Steele
- Nate Stemen
- Nicole Krawcke
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- Paula Antolini
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- Sara Eaton Martin
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
American Red Cross of Southeastern Michigan shares ways local residents can support those affected by the disaster.
Dozens of people – including children – were killed when a massive tornado Monday afternoon ripped through the town of Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, according to the Associated Press. As search-and-rescue crews continue to dig through the rubble, many people are wondering what they can do to help those affected by the disaster. John Mozena, spokesperson for the American Red Cross of Southeastern Michigan, said the organization should know more later today about exactly how much help is needed. "We're still in the assessment phase of what's going on in Oklahoma with our disaster assessment professionals," he said. "You see the photos of the devastation and it's just horrific, and the people in the town have lost everything." …
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony in Hines Park.
Come this September, Plymouth Township will be home to a newly completed First Responders Memorial for Wayne County police, fire and EMS agencies. Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano said the memorial, which will be located at the corner of Hines Drive and Haggerty Road, will be a tribute publicly to those who risk their lives day in and day out. "Many times it's so difficult to express the loss of someone who is a first responder," he said. "I think, like anything else, unfortunately for a couple of days, people sort of pay attention and then it fades from memory, which is really unfortunate. But the families carry on with it. It's like anything else, you never really leaves your heart. And if you have lost someone who is a first …
See a sampling of local job listings in town.
Looking for work in Trenton and Grosse Ile? Here's a sample of some local places that are hiring, according to sites, including CareerBuilder.com and Indeed.com. Find more job listings here.
Emily Kreger, a Wyandotte native, is always looking for her next big challenge. But, why? Sponsored by Post Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Emily Kreger, a Grosse Pointe Park resident and Wyandotte native, says she's never been good at doing just one thing. For instance, just to name a few, Kreger has trained with the U.S. National Rowing team, ran the Boston marathon, practiced medicine in South Africa, graduated from Yale University and notably, swam the last leg of the English Channel on a relay team to raise money for Lou Gehrig's Disease. Here, Kreger shares her zest and motivation for life, and her advice for approaching goals, no matter how …
Monday, May 20, 2013
The storm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Monday for Wayne County and surrounding areas. The storms may bring damaging winds and large hail to the county, including areas like Grosse Pointe, Dearborn and Downriver, according to the weather report. Dark skies are also expected throughout the week, with thunderstorms likely Tuesday and Wednesday and a 50 percent chance of rainfall Thursday, the weather service states.
Trenton High School graduate Colleen Riley Herman put on a flute recital to raise money for the Trenton Food Pantry in April.
Donations continue to pour in after Trenton High School graduate Colleen Riley Herman put on a flute recital to raise money for the Trenton Food Pantry. Riley Herman, 40, of Brownstown, said she raised $1,080 for the pantry. Riley Herman, a music teacher with a master's degree in flute performance from Wayne State University, created and promoted the recital, A Flutastic Night! She shared the performance with family and friends. The recital featured Riley Herman's 11-year-old daughter Emily and her high school friend Lynne Newicki. "I felt it showed off my entire life in one shot," Riley Herman said. "Having my 11-year-old-daughter, Emily, play a duet with me on this concert was amazing." Riley Herman played alongside her daughter and her …
Find out what job openings are in the Dearborn area.
Looking for work in Dearborn and Downriver? Here's a roundup of openings, according to indeed.com and snagajob.com. RELATED: 3 Advertising Sales Jobs Open with Michigan Patch
The fourth annual event is set for June 8 at Oakwood Southshore Medical Center in Trenton.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Did you go to the weekend-long comic convention in Novi?
Motor City Comic Con, Michigan’s original comic convention, celebrated its 24th anniversary Friday to Sunday at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Attendees were absorbed into comic culture when seeing and meeting comic icons, shopping for comic merchandise and checking out what's new in the artist alley. Convention-goers saw comic characters come to life from participants of the adult and children costume contests, as well as enthusiastic fans. Were you at Comic Con? Share your photos from the convention, in costume or not, on Patch. Add your photos to our gallery by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above.