DEARBORN — The Dearborn Chamber of Commerce will host a Farmer and Artisan Market in Dearborn during the 2008 market season. On Fridays, July 11 – October 10, from 9 am – 2 pm, local farmers, artisans, and other vendors will offer their wares to the public. The market will be located between the two parking decks behind West...
Hockeytown is once again the home to the Stanley Cup.
Using a little Motown magic on the road, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in 11 seasons with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of the NHL finals.
The celebration came two nights later than expected.
The Penguins forced the...Local
According to Ali Abu Awwad, establishing peace between Israel and the Palestinians is simple. Just make the Israelis buy their cigarettes in the Occupied Territories and the Palestinians buy theirs in Israel. Peace in 24 hours.
That's a light moment in the documentary film "Encounter Point," the story of Parents...
The report of Quebec's Bouchard-Taylor Commission on reasonable accommodation of minorities has been received with a rocky start, but better may follow. Sociologist Gérard Bouchard and philosopher Charles Taylor advocate "open secularism," meaning that the State is neutral in religion but that the individual is free to practice...Local
The Dearborn Stars managed a 1-1 tie with Oakland Yard on May 30th in a Michigan Premier Soccer League match. The Stars are now 2-1-2 on the season in second place behind the undefeated Carpathia Kickers. The Stars’ next game is on Sunday, June 8th against the USC Lancers at the field near the Ford Performing Arts Center in...
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DEARBORN — Several hundred concerned students, parents, educators and community members gathered during the Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, May 28, in a show of solidarity and support for Fordson High School Principal Imad Fadlallah. Fadlallah, who had been facing an allegation of slapping a...
DEARBORN — When it comes to impressing college scouts in a quest for a scholarship, the off-season combines are maybe just as important as the actual football season, if not more.
And now, after an impressive performance at the UnderArmour/scout.com Combine in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ali Alaboody of Dearborn Fordson could be on his way...
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DEARBORN — While most stores are only in business for one thing — the bottom line — Eastborn Market in Dearborn is a little bit different.
The market, located on the corner of Wyoming and Warren, has enjoyed their growth from a 1,000 square-foot store in 1987 to their current 13,000 square-foot store and the profits that come with...
As a retired Roman Catholic Bishop, Thomas Gumbleton has traveled across the world to help people and to get a better grasp of the world's problems. But for years, there was one glaring omission on his list of trips.
About 20 years ago, while holding mass at St. Anastasia Church in Troy, one of Gumbleton's parishioners had a...
DEARBORN — Community leaders gathered last week at Byblos Banquet Center to honor and award professionals in the Dearborn community . This was the third annual banquet hosted by the Arab American Professionals Network (AAPN).
The event began with a welcoming address from James P. Allen, Chairman of the American Arab Chamber...Local
DEARBORN — The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) Michigan Kids Club celebrated outstanding student volunteers at its 2nd Annual "Young Volunteer Appreciation Day" on Friday, May 23, at McDonald Elementary School in Dearborn.
This annual event recognizes students who are actively involved in their school's Service...
Local dealership to host FREE Child Safety Program on Saturday, June 7. Parents encouraged to bring their children.
DEARBORN — As a service to the community, Fairlane Ford at 14585 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn is offering a free DNA LifePrint Child Safety Event on Saturday, June 7th, 2008 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
The program will...Local
DEARBORN — On May 24, more than 500 people attended "Palestine: 60 Years of Resilience" to commemorate 60 years of Nakba.
Held at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, the event was sponsored by American Muslims of Palestine, Michigan Citizens for Palestinian Rights (Michigan), GlobalLink Group and Drs....
Mohamed KohailTwenty-three-year-old Mohamed Kohail, a Canadian citizen, is appealing his death sentence for killing Munzer Haraki in a schoolyard brawl in Saudi Arabia in January last year. The appeal is due to be heard by June 7. Kohail’s parents have nine witnesses who say that during the melee a stone fence collapsed,...Local
Detroit — At first it looked like it was going to rain.
But then things took a turn for the better, and by the end, the 2008 National Arab American Service Day was deemed a huge success.
"Today was a beautiful day, we lucked out," said Sue Makki, Project Director of the national AmeriCorps program that helped organize the...
HONOLULU – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced on May 15 the settlement of a federal lawsuit against a cruise line company for $485,000 to seven former employees and remedial relief.
In its lawsuit, filed in 2006 under the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the EEOC alleged that NCL America, Inc. discharged seven...Local
DEARBORN – On May 19, Comcast, Michigan's leading provider of communications services and products, announced the opening of a new 3,360 sq. ft. state-of-the-art bilingual Arabic-English customer service center in Dearborn. The new center will serve customers from throughout southeast Michigan and is capable of handling requests and...
DETROIT— International businesspeople described Malaysia as one of the most modern Muslim countries in the world during a conference on U.S.-Malaysian business opportunities at the MGM Grand Casino May 15.
"Kuala Lumpur looks like any American city, from its stores to its restaurants," said Mark Baker, senior vice president and...Local
DEARBORN — The American Association of Middle Eastern Women (AMEW) held its 4th annual fundraising dinner on Friday, May 16, at the Fairlane Club in Dearborn. The event focused on AMEW's mission to develop several facilities that will serve the Arab American community by offering support and social services to those who seek...
DEARBORN — Students walk down Moross Street near McDonald Elementary School carrying brooms as part of the school’s Clean-Up Parade on May 22nd.
The parade was part of Dearborn’s annual Clean-Up Parades and was one of 17 participating sites from the days of May 5th-22nd. The parades are conducted as a means of teaching local youth...Local
The Dearborn Stars and the FSC Rangers met on Sunday, May 18th in a Michigan Premier Soccer League Open Division match in Dearborn, and the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
The Stars are currently 2-1-1 on the season with 7 points and in first place in the Open Division. Their next game is Friday, May 30th at Oakland Yard at 9 p.m.
DEARBORN — If you dream of owning a classic car, the Rotary Club of Dearborn is giving the public an opportunity to purchase tickets at $10 each to win a '67 Mustang. Raffle tickets are now being sold to raise funds for a variety of Dearborn Rotary projects that benefit the local community and others in need worldwide.
DEARBORN — On Saturday, June 14, as classic car enthusiasts participate in the first inaugural "Rock'n Rotary Classic Cruise" hosted by the Rotary Club of Dearborn, they will help ensure the establishment of a room for the comfort of terminally ill patients and their families at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn.
"Our club has initiated...
DEARBORN — Michigan's oldest continuous tribute to men and women who have died in U.S. military service, Dearborn's annual Memorial Day Parade, is set to take place in east Dearborn on Monday, May 26.
The parade will start at 10 a.m. along Michigan Avenue from Firestone Street to Schaefer Road.
The city considered the...Local
Canadian General John de Chastelain was the invited speaker at a public meeting held at the National Library in Ottawa, under the auspices of Potlucks for Peace. Potlucks for Peace is an Ottawa group of Arabs and Jews striving to understand each other's experiences and hopes relating to Palestine/Israel. De Chastelain was...Local
Omar Khadr's older brother Abdullah is currently fighting extradition from Canada to the United States. He is accused of participating in al-Qaeda training camps and of supplying military equipment and supplies to al-Qaeda for use in Afghanistan. After a year in prison in Afghanistan, during which time he was interrogated by...
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Lansing — State senators and representatives in Lansing got a taste of Arab culture Thursday, when about a dozen community organizations visited the Capitol building for Arab American Day, a first time event organized by 13th district Rep. Barbara Farrah.
Legislators coming in and out of their offices got a chance to eat Middle...
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