Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Local businessman and coffee lover Mark Hayes, 41, of Grosse Ile, purchased the property and plans to turn the former burger joint into a coffee shop.
Patch readers shared their excitement and their dismay on the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page Monday after learning the former A&W in Downtown Trenton was sold. The man who purchased the property, Mark Hayes, 41, of Grosse Ile, plans to open a coffee house using the existing building. He plans to sell Crimson Cup brand coffee and ice cream. Shortly after the story broke on Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch the article had more than 200 Facebook recommends, nearly 50 comments and nearly 40 "likes." Patch readers had mixed feeling about the sale. Some were happy to hear another vacant building had been filled, while others were disappointed to see the restaurant gone for good. Hayes and his wife, Debbie Hayes, 40, began commenting on the …
Friday, March 22, 2013
An 8th grade student shot himself in a bathroom at Davidson Middle School in Southgate, according to myfoxdetroit.com.
Patch readers reacted to the suicide of a 13-year-old boy at Davidson Middle School in Southgate Thursday on Facebook and on the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch website. Superintendent Bill Grusecki of Southgate Community Schools said the boy was likely not bullied, a very good student and "somewhat" popular, according to WXYZ.com. Police began an investigation into the boy's suicide after finding a suicide note that did not indicate the boy was being bullied, according to the same source. Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch readers indicated bullying might have lead to the boy's suicide before the above information became available. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter…
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Have a great photo, painting or drawing that you think will be a perfect cover photo to illustrate the change in season from winter to spring for our Facebook page? Upload it now.
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Tuesday, March 19
With the start of the new season, it's a great time to freshen up the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page cover photo — and we're looking for your help. From now until Friday, March 22, we'll be accepting submissions for a cover photo — it could be a recent photograph, something from the archives, a painting or a drawing. For a while now, the cover photo has been of the St. Patrick's Day cookies available at Elliott's Bakery, but the holiday is over and we are ready to update the page by highlighting the coming of spring. Show us your favorite photo of the change in seasons in Trenton and on Grosse Ile. Your submission can be from anywhere in Trenton or on Grosse Ile, of a business, sports team, in a neighborhood or along the waterfront…
Monday, March 18, 2013
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A new church and coffee shop is currently under construction in Downtown Trenton causing some Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch readers to offer feedback on Facebook.
The Bridge church and coffee shop is moving into Downtown Trenton and friends of the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page have mixed feelings. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch readers had mixed opinions to the news that Saturday mail delivery will be eliminated nationwide come August. What do you think?
Will the loss of Saturday mail delivery affect you? Tell us what you think in a comments! For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Community Craftsman Award program created by Minwax awards those who improve their communities by working with wood.
Trenton High School graduate Andrew Lindsay was named Winner of the Month by Minwax for January 2013. Lindsay "used his impressive woodworking skills to create two striking display cases for" the Trenton Veterans Memorial Library, according to a Minwax release. Lindsay has been entered into the Community Craftsman Award program. If selected, he could win a cash grant of $5,000, a workshop with wood finishing expert Bruce Johnson and a supply of Minwax products valued at $1,000; a $2,000 cash grant and a supply of Minwax products or a supply of Minwax products. At this point we are picking the 2012 winners," said a spokesperson for Minwax. "Andrew (Lindsay) submitted in 2011 and received the special recognition award." A photo of Lindsay …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Students who receive the most votes on Facebook, will win a full-size rug featuring their unique design from Flagship Carpets. Find out how you can vote!
The voting has already begun, so we will keep this short and sweet! First graders at Anderson Elementary School entered a contest last week and are counting on your votes to help them win the grand prize. The contest, created by Flagship Carpets and SchoolOutfitters.com, asked students in classrooms accross the country to design a rug and submit it on the School Outfitters Facebook page to then be voted upon by the public. Anderson teacher Diana Klingelhafer became aware of the contest last last week and immediately began a project to enter her first grade class into the running. Klingelhafer came up with the basic idea for the rug on her computer and her students selected colors and images for the rug. Students also used spelling words to…
Saturday, January 12, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Robert DiNardo, vice president and general manager for the WOW! Michigan region, said Monday afternoon that problems causing video service issues on three recent dates have been resolved as of 10 p.m. Sunday.
A recent fix for WOW! cable customers has not solved many service issued in the Trenton area. Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch readers said they began experiencing service issues including freezing and black screens before Christmas. Robert DiNardo, vice president and general manager for the WOW! Michigan region, said Monday afternoon that problems causing video service issues on three recent dates have been resolved as of 10 p.m. Sunday. Over 50 readers reacted to WOW! cable service interruptions on the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Facebook page. The above responses were collected from the Facebook page between Monday night and Tuesday morning and published on Storify.com. How is your WOW! cable service? Has the recent fix made a difference? Tell us …