Enrollment open: Bank of America Student Leaders program helps high school juniors, seniors prepare for future, strenghten community

Enrollment open: Bank of America Student Leaders program helps high school juniors, seniors prepare for future, strenghten community

Yehowseph Brown not only found a way to prepare for a successful career, he also latched on to something that would make him a better person. A participant in Bank of America’s Student Leaders program, he is featured in a video on the company’s website. In it he says the experience gave him the tools […]

Partnership programs helped take a big bite out of crime in Detroit in 2017; most major crimes down

Partnership programs helped take a big bite out of crime in Detroit in 2017; most major crimes down

Partner programs like Project Green Light, Ceasefire Detroit and the Detroit Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center helped take a big bite out of crime in Detroit in 2017, and officials are putting more strategies in place to ensure the trend continues. Since 2016, nearly every category of major crime in Detroit has seen significant […]

$500,000 grant from FCA Foundation gives kids in southeast Michigan more access to nutritious food this summer

$500,000 grant from FCA Foundation gives kids in southeast Michigan more access to nutritious food this summer

Too often kids in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties don’t get enough to eat in the summer. Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the FCA Foundation (Fiat-Chrysler) more of those children will have access to United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Meet Up and Eat Up and School Breakfast Programs. While nearly 300,000 children in those […]

Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

Hepatitis A case being investigated at Jet’s Pizza at 15235 E. Seven Mile

The Detroit Health Department is investigating a Hepatitis A case at Jet’s Pizza in Detroit at 15235 East Seven Mile Road near Hayes. The establishment only provides carry-out and delivery service. If you consumed food and beverages from this Jet’s Pizza between November 30 through December 1 you should consult your primary care provider to receive […]

Sheriff’s Office seeks support for annual children’s Christmas program

Sheriff’s Office seeks support for annual children’s Christmas program

Like so many of us, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office believes no child should be without a Christmas. To make sure that doesn’t happen for dozens of Detroit children, the office is asking for donations for its annual “No Child Without a Christmas” gift-shopping spree next week. Sheriff Benny Napoleon and other supporters of the […]

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Bank of America, Salvation Army provide 10,000 holiday meals for those in need

Families in need across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties will have terrific holiday meals thanks to Bank of America and the Salvation Army. For the fifth consecutive year, Bank of America volunteers are packing Bountiful Boxes at the Salvation Army’s Detroit Harbor Light for its holiday distribution to families across those counties. The 10,000 holiday […]

Emergency rules extended to ensure Michiganders have access to naloxone to combat opioid addiction

Emergency rules extended to ensure Michiganders have access to naloxone to combat opioid addiction

There is an opioid crisis in Michigan and emergency rules have been extended to get the medication naloxone to help save the lives of those addicted. From 1999 to 2016, the total number of overdose deaths involving any type of opioid increased more than 17 times in Michigan, from 99 to 1,689, according to the […]

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google signs lease to open office in downtown Detroit

Google has signed a lease with Olympia Development and The District Detroit to open a 29,178-sq.-ft. office at 52 East Henry St. More than 100 employees will occupy the office, which will be alongside Little Caesars Arena. It will  open next spring. “The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and […]

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