Here are the headlines that occupied Dearborn News last month:
Sign of the Beefcarver in Dearborn closes
The Sign of the Beefcarver on Michigan Avenue in Dearborn is closing Monday after more than 50 years of serving up freshly sliced roast beef and other comfort foods.
Doctors Without Borders recruits in Dearborn
Charlotte Joubert, a registered nurse, spent nearly 40 years in the medical field before retiring. She has also volunteered for missions that have taken her around the world.
That’s why Joubert of Detroit attended a recruitment event Thursday in Dearborn for Doctors Without Borders, which is seeking more medical professionals and others to join the international medical humanitarian group’s efforts.
Nine Michigan girls make history in Dearborn Cub Scout pack
Nine girls have made scouting history in Dearborn, becoming the first in Michigan to be recognized as official members of Cub Scout Pack 1112.
This comes after the Boy Scouts of America’s historic decision to allow girls to join the organization and advance through the ranks to Eagle Scout.
Ex-employee: Dearborn’s Sky Lounge discriminated against blacks, Indians
A Dearborn restaurant is accused of targeting certain minorities.
A former waitress is calling the business blatantly racist and she claims she’s got proof: a list of rules from the restaurant and an audio recording.
UM-Dearborn students thrive in interships with PCubed
A new internship program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn has students doing real-world work. The work is in project management, and has business students working with PCubed.
Michigan organizations will push forward with lawsuit despite Supreme Court travel ban decision
The ACLU of Michigan and the Arab American Civil Rights League will continue to fight President Trump’s travel ban, despite a Supreme Court ruling Tuesday morning that the ban is constitutional. The ruling especially resonates with some Michigan communities. Dearborn, Michigan is home to one of the largest Arab communities outside of the Middle East.
Dearborn Court Waves All Late Fees On Civil Infractions
The 19th District Court in the city of Dearborn is holding an Amnesty Program for all delinquent civil infraction tickets. Unpaid tickets can accumulate additional default fees, late fees and warrant fees, which increase the original amount of the ticket and this is Dearborn residents’ chance to have those fees forgiven and settle their debts.
Mercury Lanes bowling alley in Dearborn announces closure after 70 years
After 70 years, the final pins will fall at Mercury Lanes in Dearborn on June 27. The announcement was posted Tuesday on the bowling alley’s Facebook page. “Opened in 1948 by Ted Hochstein Sr., Mercury Lanes has served Dearborn and the local bowling community continuously for over 70 years. Always owned and operated by family, our success over the years would not have been possible without our many loyal customers, league bowlers and friends. Sadly all good things come to an end,” the post read.
Comcast gives eight Dearborn area students scholarships
Comcast recently announced that it has awarded $91,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 85 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
Sears to close 4 Mich locations by end of summer, including Dearborn store
The Sears store inside Fairlane Town Center is among the four Michigan locations that will close by the end of summer.
The Dearborn store was one of 72 nationwide that are slated for closure after a May 31 announcement made by Sears Holdings.
Flint, Sterling Heights and Traverse City are the other Michigan locations slated for closure.