Category: LOCAL NEWS

The Burger Scoop: The Five Tastiest Halal Burgers In Town

Now, I’m no food critic, folks. I know nothing about the technicalities of burger-making, and my culinary expertise is limited to peeling an orange and flipping an egg …clumsily! But I do know one thing: I know a darn good burger when I taste one! And when Dearborners are out and about in search of ...

Is Dearborn A City or A Settlement?

What makes a city a city and not a settlement?! A bunch of people living in houses in a large place makes a settlement. In order for a settlement to become a city, things need to happen. A city is where humans build a network of services, activities, and relationships, paint it with culture, literature, ...

The Solemn Scoop: A Memorial To Shocking Dearborn Tragedies

No community is without its tragedies. Some remain contained within the family; some consume the town; and others rattle the nation. A select few go on to enter the national psyche, retaining their names after the incidents’ locations (such as “Columbine”, “Oklahoma City”, and “Newtown, Connecticut”). This week, services are held in memory of Ali ...

The Winter Scoop: Four Ways to Enjoy the Snow in Metro Detroit

This one’s a bit late in the season, I admit. But in Michigan, you NEVER know when frigid February will strike again! It may not be Aspen or the Alps, but Dearborn does have its fair share of winter entertainment. When frost hits, consider any of these wintry pastimes. 4. Hemlock Park: East Dearborn   Hemlock ...

Dearbon Resident Starts Petition to Make Intersection Safer

Jessica from Dearborn Patch wrote: When most people see a car speeding through their neighborhood, they shake their head and say, "Someday, someone is going to get hurt." But others resolve to try to do something to change it. Dearborn resident Haya Bacharouch is concerned that the lack of stop signs at an intersection in ...

Judge strongly tells attorney he can’t join halal class-action lawsuit

Press and Guide reported: By Joe Slezak Press & Guide Newspapers Twitter: @joeslezak1 She ordered Moughni to turn over a list of those who posted statements about the case, those who “liked” his post and all information in each response, including names and contact information. Macdonald also said she reserves the right to refer Moughni ...

The Traffic Scoop: Five Dearborn Traffic Areas to Avoid

Dearborners know that if your destination is through these parts, take an alternate route! 5. Ford Road and Oakman Boulevard: Prepare for outrageously long traffic lights, heavy car flow, and never-ending turn signals. Take Oakman to Miller or to Michigan Ave. instead. 4. Michigan Avenue (Between Oakman and Schlaff): It’s the traffic light alley of ...

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Federal Authorities Settle Lawsuit From MI Muslim

CAIR-MI today welcomes the resolution of a No Fly List case in which a paralyzed Michigan Muslim was denied permission to fly when seeking medical assistance. In November 2012, CAIR-MI joined Arab American Civil Rights League (ACRL) President Nabih Ayad during a press conference announcing a federal lawsuit on behalf of Jamal Rizk of Dearborn ...

Dearborn’s Henry Hotel Named Best in State

http://dearborn.patch.com/articles/dearborns-henry-hotel-named-best-in-the-state

UFM-Dearborn Introduces 35 New Student Organizations

http://michiganjournal.org/2013/02/05/um-dearborn-introduces-35-new-student-organizations/ The University of Michigan-Dearborn has made additions to the campus’s student life this year in the form of 35 new recognized student organizations. A variety of new student organizations are on campus, from those based around athletics, community service, religion, and recreation. “I’m very proud of where this campus is heading,” said Fareed Shalhout, ...