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BOOK REVIEWNovember 8, 2015 by Gj Welch (Register to contact)
Eishina reviewed For Eddie:Cancer Survivor
Full of life- 'Cancer Survivor'
is a heart touching heart warming and inspiring book
YCS (YHS) HomecomingSeptember 15, 2015 by Karen Williams Harding (Register to contact)
2nd Annual ONCE A BRAVE ALWAYS A BRAVE tailgate and fellowship. When-Oct 2, 2015. Where-EMU Time-4-7pm. YCS vs Lincoln Railsplitters. For all who plan to purchase a shirt or Hoodie please meet me at Aubrees on Whittaker Rd tomorrow Sept 15, 2015 from 6:30-8:30. This is all inclusive...no CLASS left behind. Feel free to tag a friend, and pencil in Oct 2.
POEM PRINTED EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINEAugust 5, 2015 by Gj Welch (Register to contact)
WAS ASKED TO WRITE POEM ABOUT EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIV. THE POEM "WE MET THE CHALLENGE" IS PRINTED ON PAGE 30 OF CLASS NOTES.OF THE SUMMER 2015 EDITION OF EASTERN MAGAZINE.
Fight cancer, honor Brother Publish BookMay 4, 2015 by Gj Welch (Register to contact)
Honored brother who passed from cancer, he was a 1953 graduate. 63 poems honoring his age at passing. Donating 10% of proceeds from, "For Eddie: Cancer Survivor" As kept by Amazon. Braves and friends can purchase a book and fight cancer. Book available on Amazon/ Kindle Author 1966 Brave, James Gery Welch.
Ypsilanti High School News From Around The Web
Ypsilanti Community High School students celebrated prom Saturday, June 2, at Washtenaw Golf Club.
University of Michigan wants more than 8 kids from Ypsilanti High enrolled MLive.com
YPSILANTI, MI - It's a short 15-minute drive from his office in downtown Ann Arbor to Ypsilanti High School, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel told ...
Outgoing Ypsi School Superintendent Talks About Why He Is Resigning WEMU
After 3 years as the Superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools, Dr. Benjamin Edmondson has decided to step down from the position. He talks to 89.1.
Ypsilanti students see 'Black Panther' thanks to $10K crowdfunding campaign MLive.com
Hero Nation Ypsilanti raised $10000 to send more than 100 Ypsilanti Community High School students to a private screening of the "Black Panther" movie.
Ypsilanti high school to start later, elementaries earlier in 2016-17 MLive.com
Ypsilanti Community Schools' high school students will start classes later and elementary students will start earlier under a new bell schedule for the 2016-17 ...
Ann Arbor-area high school football schedules for 2018 season MLive.com
Below are the Ann Arbor-area high school football games for the 2018 season broken down by week.
Civil Rights board to hear claim of segregation affecting Ypsilanti Schools MLive.com
A group of Ypsilanti Community Schools supporters is asking the Michigan Civil Rights Commission to help remedy what they claim is racial segregation ...
Ypsilanti principals to swap roles for 2017-18 school year MLive.com
Two Ypsilanti Community Schools principals will swap roles starting in the 2017-18 school year.
Senior Citizens At Ypsilanti Apartment Complex Say They're Being Forced Out WEMU
Senior citizens who live at the Cross Street Village apartments in Ypsilanti, the former site of Ypsilanti High School, are concerned they may have to.
The brutal murder of a nurse in 1951 shocked Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor MLive.com
Three regular boys from stable homes, all recent graduates from Ypsilanti High that spring. Not your typical killers.
FIRST LOOK: Inside 734 Brewing Company, Ypsi's inclusivity-minded new brewery Concentrate
The brewery's owners intend to use their business to celebrate their beloved hometown of Ypsilanti while also welcoming new faces into the often homogeneous ...
What the four Ypsilanti school board candidates are saying MLive.com
Four candidates vying for two seats on the Ypsilanti Community Schools board of education recently shared their views on what can be done to improve the ...
Ypsilanti non-profit organizes private “Black Panther” screening for 100 students Michigan Radio
Today, the long anticipated movie “Black Panther” is being released. It's a Marvel Comics movie and the central character is black. A recent article in the.
What are Ypsi's greatest strengths and challenges? Concentrate
We're wrapping up the initial five-month run of On the Ground Ypsi with a panel discussion on Ypsi's past and future. We asked the community leaders on our ...
Ypsilanti alumna Djeneba Cherif hired as middle school assistant principal MLive.com
Ypsilanti graduate Djeneba "DJ" Cherif will return to the district this school year as assistant principal at Ypsilanti Community Middle School.
Ypsilanti man who died in Pittsfield crash remembered as 'gentle giant' MLive.com
Dianne Houge said her son, who died on Dec. 30 in a head-on collision in Pittsfield Township at age 32, had a big heart and was always putting others before ...
Suspended Ypsilanti principal required to enroll in anger management MLive.com
The Ypsilanti Community Middle School principal currently on leave following a physical altercation with a student must enroll in an anger management program ...
Ypsilanti Community Schools hires new high school principal MLive.com
Tanya F. Bowman is the new principal at Ypsilanti High School. Bowman, of Novi, replaces Principal Justin M. Jennings, who left the district at the conclusion of ...
Ypsilanti Mayor Will Not Seek Reelection In 2018 WEMU
Amanda Edmonds says it is with "mixed heart and spirit" that she will not seek a second term as the Mayor of Ypsilanti. In an exclusive announcement on 89.
One-third of Ypsilanti students miss first day at 2 schools that started early MLive.com
As students at two Ypsilanti elementary schools put away their backpacks and found their desks for the first day of the school year on Monday, Aug. 8, about 168 ...
'I can't sacrifice my children' mom says in opting for schools of choice MLive.com
Even parents who take advantage of the options afforded them through Schools of Choice and charter schools feel conflicted about the impact their decision has ...
Ypsilanti High School art teacher earns special recognition MLive.com
Lynne Settles incorporates visual and performing arts into her students' curriculum in unique ways that inspire them to learn about their heritage and make a ...
Ypsilanti's football season ends, but school-of-choice battle continues MLive.com
Like its football team, Ypsilanti Community Schools has had to come from behind after its formation from the consolidation of Ypsilanti and Willow Run, two ...
Lowest-performing school list includes Lincoln, Ypsilanti, Willow Run high schools AnnArbor.com
Two Washtenaw County high schools again found themselves on the list of the state's lowest performing schools for the second year running, while a third area ...
Ronald H. Smith, 77 | Obituaries Petoskey News-Review
Ronald H. Smith, 77 of Vanderbilt, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital.
Ypsi artists on what draws them and what their community needs next Concentrate
Artists flock to Ypsi's creative energy, historic affordability, and opportunities for professional advancement – and they're eager to keep it that way.
Ypsilanti football gets first win under former U-M coach's leadership MLive.com
YPSILANTI, MI - The last thing Ypsilanti football coach Fred Jackson - a former U-M coach - said to his student-athletes before they took the field against ...
Seniors with walkers, wheelchairs lead housing protest in Ypsilanti MLive.com
editor's note: this post has been updated to reflect additional information regarding a 15-year compliance period. YPSILANTI, MI - Armed with walkers, canes ...
New superintendent Ben Edmondson has big dreams for Ypsilanti schools MLive.com
It was no secret Ben Edmondson wanted to become a superintendent. It's a goal he's worked toward for 23 years. The former Ann Arbor Public Schools principal ...
5 takeaways from UMich's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts MLive.com
UM provided an update on the progress of its DEI initiatives on Monday, Oct. 8.
High school basketball player determined to beat cancer a fourth time MLive.com
Ypsilanti Lincoln senior Jesse Davis Jr. is battling cancer for a fourth time, but he expects to return to the basketball court later this season.
Ypsilanti community responds to recent police-related violence across nation Michigan Radio
Ypsilanti residents are calling for action to improve police-community relations following related nationwide events over the past week.
Anti-violence gathering planned at Sugarbrook Park in wake of fatal shooting MLive.com
In the wake of recent violence and deaths in the area, Ypsilanti native LaTanya Burrell is launching a community event -- Stop the Violence Youth Day -- at ...
Student murals spotlight Ypsilanti's African-American heritage Michigan Radio
When Ypsilanti High School art teacher Lynne Settles first arrived in town, she was unaware of the city's history. After a walking tour with a local.
End of an era: Willow Run School District has final day of classes AnnArbor.com
Related: Students, staff reflect as Ypsilanti Public School District dismisses for final time. At the beginning and end of every school year, Willow Run Middle ...
District discredits records showing new Ypsilanti athletic director fired from earlier job AnnArbor.com
Ypsilanti Community Schools is discrediting a 2011 performance evaluation that rated new athletic director Lamanzer Williams unsatisfactory in his only ...
Teen who stabbed girl on Ypsilanti High School property sentenced to prison AnnArbor.com
As Cortae Diaz Kelly stood before Washtenaw County Circuit Court Judge Archie Brown for his sentencing Friday, the man who prosecutors say showed no ...
20-year old Ypsilanti man remembered for loving anybody that nobody else wanted The Ann Arbor News
As a testament to Marcus' character, over 600 people over the course of two days came to his visitation and funeral to say their final goodbyes.
Frederick Douglass spoke in Ypsilanti 150 years ago and his message still resonates on MLK Day Michigan Radio
There is extra special importance to this Martin Luther King Day in Ypsilanti. Remarkably, it was 150 years ago on this day that abolitionist and orator.
Lincoln High's Chris Westfall named Regional Athletic Director of the Year MLive.com
Westfall has been the athletic director at Lincoln for five years, where he also holds the position of head football coach.
Washtenaw International High School's first graduating class leads the way MLive.com
Four years ago, 130 new freshmen students walked into the new Washtenaw International High School without knowing what they were getting in to.
Meet the candidates: Interviews set for 19 applicants seeking appointment to new Ypsi-Willow Run school board AnnArbor.com
Editor's note: Kimberly Browning has withdrawn her application for school board of the consolidated district. Monday and Tuesday the public and the Washtenaw ...
National Signing Day 2018: Latest updates on Michigan, Michigan State and area recruits MLive.com
Many spots were filled in early signing period in December, but some openings remain.
Washtenaw County Commission candidates address priorities, issues MLive.com
Two candidates hope to replace current Washtenaw County Commissioner Kent Martinez-Kratz in District 1.
Faces of the deported: A look at lives torn apart amid immigration crackdown MLive.com
Thousands in Michigan have been affected by the immigration crackdown this past year. Here are some of their stories.
Man killed himself in police chase to avoid prison, police say MLive.com
A 19-year-old suspect who killed himself during a police chase was worried he would go back to prison, police said.
Detroit Lions invite Ypsilanti graduate, Jackson State DB Ryan Griffin to rookie camp MLive.com
Ypsilanti graduate Ryan Griffin playing football at Jackson State University. Griffin has been invited to participate in the Detroit Lions rookie camp as an undrafted ...
Adrian music group among Michigan Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Daily Telegram
ADRIAN — Imagine performing on television, rubbing elbows and guitars with headlining musical acts from around the world, and regularly playing music for ...
Ann Arbor father reunited with family after judge cancels deportation MLive.com
ANN ARBOR, MI - An Ann Arbor father is reunited with his wife and three children after spending nearly six months being detained by U.S. Immigration and ...
Volunteers sought after Ypsilanti Public Schools cuts leave 1 librarian to oversee 5 schools AnnArbor.com
The Ypsilanti Public Schools district has cut back to one librarian to oversee five schools, and a local nonprofit organization is in the process of trying to gather ...
Darwin 'Dutch' Jordan, 82, was a master of bringing projects 'to the finish line' MLive.com
Everyone was Darwin "Dutch" Jordan's "one and only friend." Jordan, who died March 14 at the age of 82, made the declaration to countless individuals, and his ...
China Ruby's Tina Co Remembered Fondly by Ferndale Customers Oakland County 115 News
China Ruby's Tina Co Remembered Fondly by Ferndale Customers. (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2018). Ferndale, MI – Longtime Ferndale staple China ...
Former Saline QB Josh Jackson named starter at Virginia Tech MLive.com
Jackson was the 2015 Ann Arbor News football Player of the Year after throwing for 1780 yards and 20 touchdowns, and rushing for 470 yards and eight scores.
Remembering the day Martin Luther King Jr. came to Grosse Pointe Michigan Radio
In March of 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. came to Grosse Pointe, a nearly all-white Detroit suburb. He gave a speech at Grosse Pointe South High School.
Ypsilanti teen who was stabbed then left for dead tells her story AnnArbor.com
An Ypsilanti High School student stabbed at least 20 times by her boyfriend and left for dead behind the school last February, may have saved her life by playing ...
Two runaway slaves crossed from Detroit to Canada, paving the way to freedom for thousands Michigan Radio
All Thornton and his wife Lucie Blackburn wanted was freedom when they came to Detroit in 1831. The African-American couple came to what was then still.
Rev. SL Roberson, longtime Ypsilanti minister, dies at age 90 AnnArbor.com
Dr. S.L. Roberson was a man of God, but he never was one to shy away from danger. A former Marine who served at Okinawa and Iwo Jima during World War II, ...
Ypsilanti's first trip to soccer regional tournament ends on bus ride to game AnnArbor.com
While still on the road to Bloomfield Hills for an MHSAA regional semifinal game on Tuesday, the Ypsilanti High School boys soccer team's historic season came ...
Watch MLK tell a joke, reflect on Vietnam, and talk about the importance of our moral power Michigan Radio
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King was shot and killed in Memphis in 1968. Violent riots followed in what surely must've felt like an unraveling of.
Ann Arbor native's short documentary on elders, “Edith+Eddie,” nominated for an Oscar Michigan Radio
Laura Checkoway just finished a film that is now being nominated for an Oscar. She's the director, producer, and editor of a film called Edith+Eddie . It's.
Driver killed in Ypsilanti Township crash AnnArbor.com
One driver was killed and the other taken to the hospital in unstable condition Wednesday evening after a head-on crash at North Hewitt Road and Valley Drive ...
Michigan became a state 180 years ago, ending the “arrogant encroachment of Ohio” Michigan Radio
Happy birthday, Michigan! On Jan. 26, 1837, 180 years ago today, Michigan became the 26th state to join the union. Before that could happen, there was some.
Thumbs up! How Michigan became a mitten Michigan Radio
What's the story behind Michigan's Thumb? Randall Schaetzl is a professor of geography and geological sciences at Michigan State University and he joined ...
Homemade 'bat suit' key to Batman-inspired web series filming in Michigan MLive.com
Rachid Asfahani and a group of his friends have committed themselves to producing a Batman-inspired digital web series, which will no doubt be punctuated by ...
Former Ypsilanti couple among 4 dead in 3-car crash in southern Indiana AnnArbor.com
Husband and wife Michael and Jennifer Ross will return home to Ypsilanti Friday to be buried, after a head-on three-car collision in southern Indiana on Dec.
Family of slave that settled in Michigan donates 170-year-old freedom papers Michigan Radio
Back in the mid-1800s, a slave by the name of Frank Demas purchased his freedom from a Kentucky slave owner. Demas later settled in Michigan and 170 ...
Pittsfield Township in maps, east of US-23, north of I-94 AnnArbor.com
Four county governments are looking at a new taxing authority to develop the Washtenaw Avenue corridor, in part because there are so many government units ...
Star Academy volleyball team in Dearborn Heights raises $10K for St. Jude cancer patients Dearborn Press and Guide
Girls on the varsity volleyball team at Star International Academy have competitive spirit that extends far beyond the volleyball court.
Black Lives Matter: It's not about accusing individual police officers, it's about the system Michigan Radio
The Detroit Journalism Cooperative commissioned a poll, asking people about race. It was conducted by Epic-MRA . The sample was unique in that one-third of.
New Michigan record label with Ann Arbor roots aims to hit it big AnnArbor.com
Odell Palacio is thinking big — he wants a seat at next year's Grammy Awards, with 1 of his record label's artists as a nominee. Palacio, vice president of ...
Author who overcame physical, sexual abuse as child to speak at annual AWARE breakfast The Jackson Citizen Patriot
JACKSON, MI – The more control his mother had, the more sinister she became. With greater dominance came uglier abuse, never satisfaction, contentedness ...
Ann Arbor's three alternative high schools change students' lives, leaders tell school board AnnArbor.com
Marcus Buggs' father was murdered on his ninth birthday. The mother of the Huron High School junior has been incarcerated twice. Until last year, he saw no ...
Mike Talley to Join EMU Men's Basketball Program EMU Eagles
Former Melvindale High School standout Mike Talley III has decided to return home and play for the Eastern Michigan University men's basketball program.
Amid national tension, sheriff puts new efforts into training, community outreach Michigan Radio
The rise in police shootings of unarmed black people, and the sharp rise in ambush-style attacks on police officers, among other factors, have many law.
Protestors rally in Ann Arbor Michigan Radio
About 700 protesters marched on downtown Ann Arbor Wednesday night to protest the loss of black lives in recent police shootings. The protest, organized.
Motor City Track Club churning out youth running stars Detroit Free Press
Two things stand out when the Motor City Track Club is at a track and field meet. One is the bright orange shirts the team wears. Last Sunday at.
Britton Deerfield volleyball tops Sand Creek The Daily Telegram
After dropping the first set 25-19, the Britton Deerfield volleyball team beat Sand Creek in the next three sets 25-16, 25-16 and 25-19 to win the Tri-County ...
Ann Arbor school official: Ranking on new scorecards not accurate indicator of performance AnnArbor.com
The Michigan Department of Education launched a new color-coded scale for measuring school performance Tuesday that has ranked Huron High School the ...
Family members seek answers after 31-year-old man Tasered during drug raid in Superior Township dies AnnArbor.com
A Belleville man who was Tasered during a drug bust at his mother's Superior Township home Friday died less than two hours later at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital ...
Puzzling out which Ann Arborites construct crosswords for The New York Times MLive.com
8 letters across: Michigan college town that's home to a handful of crossword puzzle constructors who have published their work multiple times in the New York ...
Adrian football coach Phil Jacobs resigns The Daily Telegram
Walking away from something that has become so much a part of one's life is a difficult decision to make, but Phil Jacobs has made that decision.The longtime ...
Group protests Eastern Michigan University's use of Huron logo AnnArbor.com
As Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents met on the third floor of the Ypsilanti school's administration building Tuesday, 25 to 30 people —several ...
Long after she helped change Little League, Carolyn King's legacy remains alive and well AnnArbor.com
â€¢ Related *content*: Movie telling story of 'The Girl in Centerfield' premieres in Ypsilanti Saturday, with video. Carolyn King was 12 when letters from ...
Time capsule satellite will carry stories to space U of M News Service
Image credit: Robert CoeliusANN ARBOR—They're calling it the first space time capsule. Under the mantle of the University of Michigan's Bicentennial, a team ...
Huge new fresco to showcase Detroit's iconic history Michigan Radio
One of the world's most famous examples of frescoes is the Diego Rivera work at the Detroit Institute of Arts. They're called the Detroit Industry murals.
creative:impact-Ann Arbor Business Makes Flowers Fashionable WEMU
Nature can provide a lot of artistic inspiration, especially when looking at flowers. In this week's "creative:impact," WEMU's David Fair and Arts Alliance.
Local body shop, Sprint Cup team owner Dusty Whitney works his way to the top with entry in Daytona 500 AnnArbor.com
When Dusty Whitney first got into the racing game, he didn't automatically set his sights on the top. He had always been ambitious, but cautious. He was willing ...
Ann Arbor MiniMaker Faire Draws 1000+ The Ann Arbor Chronicle
Two-wheeling it southward down Ann Arbor-Saline road early Saturday afternoon, The Chronicle was passed by a car with a “Biodiesel” logo. The sort of person ...
Selma Cafe to open for brunch at new location after troubles with city codes AnnArbor.com
Two months after locavore breakfast salon Selma Cafe ceased its operations out of the west side Ann Arbor home of co-founder Lisa Gottlieb because of city ...
Ann Arbor road construction: Frustration mounts as work progresses AnnArbor.com
Anyone trying to drive around Ann Arbor this spring might come to one conclusion: You can't get there from here. The number of road projects under way in the ...
Ypsilanti High School winter drumline team collecting money for uniforms | Community Ypsilanti Citizen
The Ypsilanti High School winter drumline team is having a bottle drive uniform fundraiser this Saturday. Ypsilanti residents can leave bottles or cans on their ...
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