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Parent concern over child's behavior, alleged weapon reason for lockdown at Crestwood High School  Dearborn Press and Guide

Crestwood High School was locked down for most of the school day Feb. 21.

Area alumni in award-winning musical 'Next to Normal' at Crestwood  Southgate News Herald

Alumni from Dearborn Heights Crestwood High School and Dearborn High School will shine in the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “Next to Normal” ...

Crestwood High School takes on challenge of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time'  Southgate News Herald

When Christopher, an autistic math genius who lacks interactive skills, finds a neighborhood dog killed, he breaks outside his insular cocoon to try to solve the ...

Crestwood girls' basketball holds off Divine Child w/ PHOTO GALLERY  Dearborn Press and Guide

Neighboring rivals hooked up on Friday as Dearborn Divine Child made the short drive over the Crestwood High School in Dearborn Heights.

Crestwood High School principal departs for new role  Dearborn Press and Guide

The top man at Crestwood High School is moving on. Principal John Tafelski is leaving the school he's helped lead for the past eight years to take a job as ...

Crestwood band directors create software to help with student safety during school lockdowns  Dearborn Press and Guide

It all started in 2013 when Crestwood High School band directors Matt Ridenour and Josette Rechul couldn't find software they needed to help them manage ...

Hundreds of students in Dearborn, Heights join National School Walkout  Dearborn Press and Guide

Students in schools across Dearborn and Dearborn Heights stood with others across the country for 17 minutes Wednesday by taking part in the National School ...

Crestwood students travel to Ireland for Global Learning Expedition  Dearborn Press and Guide

Last summer's solar eclipse proved fortuitous for five Crestwood High School students who traveled to Ireland this summer to present their findings to students ...

Crestwood students have night to remember at 2018 prom  Dearborn Press and Guide

Students from Crestwood High School were dressed to the nines for the school's 2018 prom held April 20 at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn.

Divine Child boys' tennis places 3rd at Jim Hadley Hall of Fame Tournament  Dearborn Press and Guide

The annual Jim Hadley Invitational was held on Saturday and Divine Child led all Dearborn-area teams with a third-place finish.

Riverside Middle School hosts robotics tournament, two area teams square off in the finals  Dearborn Press and Guide

Thirty-three teams entered, and only a few managed to emerge with hardware during the Riverside Middle School robotics tournament Dec. 1.

Retiring parks and rec director: Recreation makes a town a community  Dearborn Press and Guide

After 32 years and three mayors, Parks and Recreation Director Ken Grybel, who built a strong recreation program for families, and believes “recreation makes a ...

Dearborn Public School's Board of Education prepares for new school year  Dearborn Press and Guide

As the summer winds down, members of the the Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education are making the final preparations for the 2018-19 school year.

Dearborn, Dearborn Heights high schools celebrate 2018 graduations | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Press & Guide is photographing Dearborn and Dearborn Heights high school graduations this year.

Dearborn Area Theatre Association bestows annual scholastic awards  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Dearborn Area Theatre Association awarded its annual adjudicated theatre awards at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, ...

Dearborn, Dearborn Heights high schools celebrate 2018 proms | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Press & Guide is photographing Dearborn and Dearborn Heights high school proms this year.

Crestwood's 'Into the Woods' takes on steampunk look  Dearborn Press and Guide

Fairy tales are being taken to another level as Crestwood High School Theatre prepares for its production of “Into the Woods.”

Crestwood business students learn from experts in TED-style talk  Dearborn Press and Guide

Students in the Business English class at Crestwood High School learned from experience during the first Business Talk held May 4 at the school.

“Arsenic and Old Lace” brings deadly fun to Crestwood High School stage  Dearborn Press and Guide

What kind of murderers have the gall to invite policemen over to pick up gifts from their house for charity? Meet Abby and Martha Brewster, two of the characters ...

Mornings in Michigan: Rowers rise early for smooth waters at Detroit River regatta  Michigan Radio

This story is part of " Mornings in Michigan ," our series about morning rituals from across our state. In the sport of crew, morning is the best time of.

Comcast gives eight Dearborn area students scholarships | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

Comcast recently announced that it has awarded $91000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 85 Michigan students as part of its annual Leaders and ...

Knezek to face one Democratic opponent in State Senate District 5 race  Dearborn Press and Guide

State Sen. David Knezek will face one Democratic opponent in the Aug. 7 primary in his bid to win re-election to his District 5 seat.

Candlelight vigil in Dearborn Heights honors school shooting victims, calls for change  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Parkland, Florida school shooting victims were remembered Feb. 28 during a candlelight vigil outside Caroline Kennedy Library in Dearborn Heights.

Former state Sen. David Knezek takes job with state attorney general  Dearborn Press and Guide

David Knezek didn't back into a corner when he lost the Democratic primary election for what was then his seat in the state Senate.

Crestwood drama club ready to present 'In the Heights'  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS- The Crestwood High School drama club's new play takes to the stage this week and promises to be a full-scale, crowd pleaser.

Follow the yellow brick road to CHS production of 'The Wizard of Oz'  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Crestwood High School. The drama club presents “The Wizard of Oz' at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, ...

Dearborn Heights Watershed Stewards seek volunteers for Ecorse Creek cleanup  Dearborn Press and Guide

Environmentally minded volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed to remove obstructions — both natural and the result of human carelessness ...

Spirit Festival marks 31 years ushering in Dearborn Heights summer season  Dearborn Press and Guide

For more than 30 years, the Spirit Festival has signaled the beginning of summer in Dearborn Heights.

Career in public service was well spent according to retired police chief  Dearborn Press and Guide

Lee Gavin had known for 18 months when his final day as the Dearborn Heights police chief would be, but that didn't make things any easier when the time ...

Making the grade: Crestwood students gain acceptance to MIT  Dearborn Press and Guide

Two Crestwood High School students, Yara Komaiha and Yousef Mardini, have been accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but the seniors ...

'A Day in May' cleanup provides free yard work to seniors, disabled in Dearborn Heights  Dearborn Press and Guide

Spring has sprung, and residents who need their yards and landscaping spruced up have an army of volunteers ready to help them.

Dearborn Heights woman among 32 Americans named a Rhodes Scholar  Dearborn Press and Guide

When Nadine Jawad of Dearborn Heights first heard that she was named a Rhodes Scholar — one of the world's most prestigious scholarships — she thought ...

Crestwood play brings beloved Peanuts characters to the stage  Dearborn Press and Guide

Good grief! An infamous blockhead and his dog are coming to the stage at Crestwood High School.

Knezek breaks his silence after losing primary election  Dearborn Press and Guide

After his stunning loss to virtual unknown Betty Jean Alexander in the Democratic primary election Aug. 7, state Sen. David Knezek (D-Dearborn Heights) was ...

Four candidates vying for two seats on Crestwood Board of Education  Dearborn Press and Guide

Four candidates, including the two incumbents, are vying for two, six-year terms on the Crestwood School District's Board of Education.

Crestwood's 'Little Shop of Horrors' ready to take the stage  Dearborn Press and Guide

Crestwood High School junior Markus Monolidis grew up with “Little Shop of Horrors” playing constantly at his house. When he was a freshman, he told his ...

Crestwood Drama Club gearing up for 'High School Musical'  Dearborn Press and Guide

In the 11 years Cayla Kolbusz has been running the Crestwood High School Drama Club, it's grown from 15 to 100 members. In addition to running the club, ...

Crestwood privatizing school busing | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — The Crestwood School District Board has voted to privatize their bus services starting this fall.

Spirit Festival gets underway Wednesday in Dearborn Heights  Dearborn Press and Guide

The 29th annual Spirit Festival takes place Wednesday through June 14, at the Canfield Community Center grounds, on Beech Daly one block south of Ford ...

Dearborn Heights man charged with three counts of attempted murder, other crimes  Dearborn Press and Guide

Javon Robert Dabney, 26, of Dearborn Heights was arraigned over the weekend in the non-fatal shooting of two people in Detroit.

Spirit Festival opens Wednesday in Dearborn Heights | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

The 28th annual Dearborn Heights Spirit Festival, sponsored by Antonio's Cucina Italiana, will be held Wednesday through Sunday on the grounds of the ...

Former NFL kicker Stoyanovich still has soccer in his blood

Former NFL kicker Pete Stoyanovich is the new girls soccer coach at South Lyon East.

Students recognized for hard work | News |  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — As the school year winds down, students are being honored for their accomplishments.

Dearborn Public Schools eliminate in-district school of choice program  Dearborn Press and Guide

Going forward, Dearborn residents could find it even more difficult to send their child to a different school in the district. The Dearborn Public Schools board ...

Bond money needed to fund retiree healthcare in Dearborn  Dearborn Press and Guide

Dearborn city council held a public hearing to discuss their concerns with post-employment healthcare funding for their retirees. “In January, the original ...

Keeping track: Crestwood students monitor environment during eclipse project  Dearborn Press and Guide

Most people who watched the recent solar eclipse merely grabbed a pair of safety glasses and enjoyed the view. Not so for a group of Crestwood High School ...

Every senior at Melvindale High School accepted to college, trade school or military  Southgate News Herald

It's a banner year for Melvindale High School as 100 percent of the senior class was accepted into some type of higher learning institution.

Color run will serve as class fundraiser for Crestwood's seniors  Dearborn Press and Guide

Crestwood High School's newest fundraiser doesn't involve a box of chocolates, nor is it filled with trinkets or wrapping paper to purchase.

Crestwood counselor files discrimination complaints, district denies allegations in letter  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN - Hiam Brinjikji, a teacher and counselor at Crestwood High School has filed complaints of employment discrimination and retaliation against the ...

Crestwood students bring Addams Family back to life  Dearborn Press and Guide

Halloween comes early this year thanks to Crestwood Theater, which will present its creepy, comical musical “The Addams Family” starting this weekend.

Teens experience working world through Dearborn Heights Rotary's job shadow program  Dearborn Press and Guide

A group of teens recently got a glimpse into the working world through the Rotary Club of Dearborn Heights' job shadowing event.

Dearborn Heights young people give back during Student Service Day  Dearborn Press and Guide

Dearborn Heights students ended their holiday break by giving back to the community Jan. 6 at Hosanna Tabor Lutheran Church's S.H.A.R.E. food pantry.

HFC presents 'Seussical,' Crestwood offers 'Little Shop of Horrors'  Dearborn Press and Guide

It may be cold outside, but area theaters are heating up the houses with toe-tapping musicals and songs you'll be singing long after the curtain falls.

Dearborn Heights teen spent summer interning with NASA program  Dearborn Press and Guide

In late May, Crestwood High School sophomore Sara Komaiha received the news she had been anxiously waiting to hear for two months.

PAGE Awards honor best in high school theater  Dearborn Press and Guide

The best of the area's 2016-17 theater productions were honored Tuesday during the 32nd annual Press & Guide Entertainment Awards held in the Michael ...

Dearborn Heights' 2017 tree lighting ceremony set for Dec. 5  Dearborn Press and Guide

Nothing symbolizes Christmas like the city's annual tree lighting ceremony.

Thinking pink: Crestwood, Fordson high schools battle to fight breast cancer  Dearborn Press and Guide

Two rival high schools were awash in a sea of pink last week — all in an effort to put their competitive instincts to use for a good cause.

Parkland Student Who Was Shot While Protecting Classmates Finally Leaves Hospital  Simplemost

It has now been seven weeks since the devastating shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which killed 17 and injured 17 ...

Dearborn Heights students learn about helping others at Hosanna Food Pantry  Dearborn Press and Guide

Student volunteers from Dearborn Heights Hillcrest Elementary and Riverside Middle School are helping others and learning to appreciate their own blessings ...

Dearborn High volleyball downs Westland John Glenn in 5 sets w/ PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO  Dearborn Press and Guide

On Tuesday, Dearborn High looked to pick up just its second conference victory of the season in its first year as part of a deep and competitive Kensington Lakes ...

School bus safety tips | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Dearborn Heights Police Department shared the following flyer with school bus safety tips as students started the new school year.

Dearborn Public Library accepting 'Food for Fines' | Lifestyles  Dearborn Press and Guide

Dearborn Library is offering a Food for Fines program November 1-17, with all donated items given to the Dearborn Firefighters for distribution to needy local ...

Election Day off to slow but steady start in Dearborn, Heights  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Nine-year-old Ava Mansour is learning about the importance of local elections early. Not only has she had some civics lessons in school ...

Dearborn High School showcases music program with 'Kiss Me Kate'  Dearborn Press and Guide

The importance of art and music education in the schools can not be understated. Carmelle Atkins, Dearborn High School Choral Director, emphasizes that ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Scholarship fund set up for son of educator killed in her home  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — A scholarship fund has been established for DeShonta Dupree, a Crestwood High School student whose mother, Nytia, was stabbed ...

Crestwood Advisory Team hosts first meeting | News  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Crestwood Advisory Team helds its introductory meeting last week to discuss improving the school district's English as a Second Language Program.

Autopsy performed on body found in Central Michigan University pond  The Morning Sun

Friends and family are still weeks away from knowing the exact cause of Michael Hartnett's death.

Brain power: Annapolis High School teen achieves perfect ACT score  Dearborn Press and Guide

Tanner Bonner is a dedicated student at Annapolis High School in Dearborn Heights, but the 16-year-old junior recently achieved something that took even him ...

Art in the Park returns to Lincoln Park on July 27 and 28  Southgate News Herald

More than 90 crafters, vendors and food options are coming to the Lincoln Park bandshell at Kennedy Memorial Park on July 27-28.

Artifact stolen 67 years ago in Dearborn recovered by FBI  Dearborn Press and Guide

A long-stolen, but never forgotten piece of history was returned home Tuesday. The Nowlin Powder Horn was returned to Dearborn after being stolen decades ...

Time for school: Start dates, times for area public school districts  Dearborn Press and Guide

August is winding down, and school is just around the corner for thousands of area children. Dearborn Public Schools will resume Wednesday, Sept. 5, a day ...

Former Taylor Mayor Jeffrey Lamarand dies at 45 (UPDATED)  Southgate News Herald

Former Taylor Mayor Jeffrey Lamarand, 45, died Sunday at his Dexter home, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department.

UPDATED DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Man accused of stabbing wife to death bound over on first-degree murder  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Just a week before the slaying of Nytia LaShawn Dupree, she and her husband sat down with their 16-year-old son, DeShonta, to tell ...

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Students work to help those without during holiday season  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Students in the Crestwood School District have been in the spirit of holiday giving — especially through the Goodfellows canned food ...

Dearborn Historical Museum to host 'Evening with Edsel Ford II'  Dearborn Press and Guide

Learn about the 115-year history of Ford Motor Co. during the Dearborn Historical Museum's latest event.

2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center  Broadway World

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster ...

Family-friendly Hallowe'en Fairy-Tale Feast at Greenfield Village features Alice in Wonderland characters  Dearborn Press and Guide

A new family-friendly treat is on the menu as The Henry Ford hosts a Hallowe'en Fairy-Tale Feast at The Taste of History Restaurant during the annual ...

Former Riverview fire officials charged in time card scheme; fraud suspected over multiple years  Southgate News Herald

Two former Riverview firefighters have been fired and now face charges related to a time card scheme.

Dearborn Heights Police Department swears in two new officers  Dearborn Press and Guide

Two new faces are part of the force at the Dearborn Heights Police Department.

Taylor city clerk explains the importance of educating voters on absentee ballot process  Southgate News Herald

When an absentee voter submits an improperly completed ballot, it is possible their vote for a certain race will not be counted.

Keystone RV's Bullet Features Coastal Cottage Decor | Blog: Gr8 Lakes Camper  Dearborn Press and Guide

Keystone RV Co.'s 2019 Bullet lineup will feature a new Coastal Cottage interior decor, replacing the brand's brown color scheme. According to a press release, ...

Students celebrate scholarship support from Henry Ford Village  Dearborn Press and Guide

Sixteen student employees with Henry Ford Village were honored and awarded scholarships by the residents of Henry Ford Village on May 18. More than 200 ...

Where Did Your School Rank in Michigans 100 Best High Schools?

Farmington-Farmington Hills, MI - To score well on U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking, a school must serve all students well, not just those who are ...

Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell released from the hospital  Southgate News Herald

Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell had a heart attack in the morning hours of Sept. 17. He was released Sept. 25 with a clean bill of health.

2017 Academic All-Stars: Riverview Community High School | News  Southgate News Herald

Here are the 2017 Top 15 graduating seniors from Riverview Community High School:

Adult up-cycling craft in Riverview doesn't break records — it melts them  Southgate News Herald

Art with Amy challenges adults not to break records, but melt them, tapping their creativity July 31 while decorating and forming unwanted vinyl discs at the ...

Connector bus route to link U of M-Dearborn with Ann Arbor, Detroit  Dearborn Press and Guide

Students at The University of Michigan's Dearborn and Ann Arbor campuses just got a little bit closer. The Detroit Connector, a U of M bus *service* connecting the ...

Movie Weekend: "Sex," "Shoplifters," "The Bachelor Party" | Regional  Southgate News Herald

Felicity Jones stars at a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg making legal history in "On the Basis of Sex," a follow-up companion to last year's celebrated documentary ...

Greenfield Village offers 'Sensory Friendly Saturday' for autistic children  Dearborn Press and Guide

The Autism Alliance of Michigan is teaming up with local museums and attractions to offer sensory friendly experiences for families and individuals on the autism ...

Review: Rick Astley rolls at Saint Andrews | Entertainment  Southgate News Herald

DETROIT -- “I'm gonna level with you,” Rick Astley told the Saturday night, April 21 crowd in front of him at Saint Andrew's Hall. “I'm over 50 now. I don't give ...

Dearborn's Happy Home Furniture opens new store in Melvindale  Dearborn Press and Guide

Happy Home Furniture opened Dec. 1 as “the only furniture store in the city of Melvindale,” Manager Yasin Ashaweh said.

2017 Dearborn High football season preview | MIPrepZone  Dearborn Press and Guide

The 2016 season is one that players, coaches and fans of Dearborn High football will remember for a long time to come.

FOOTBALL: 15 River Rouge players sign with colleges on National Signing Day  Southgate News Herald

A total of 15 River Rouge seniors signed on Wednesday to play football at the next level as part of National Signing Day.

DEARBORN HEIGHTS: Council talks about firework ordinance, approves parade, police and fire purchases  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN HEIGHTS - During Tuesday's City Council meeting concerns about the bangs and booms filling the air near Independence Day were aired as ...

Woman sentenced in distracted driving crash that killed elderly man in Dearborn  Dearborn Press and Guide

A woman who was behind the wheel in a distracted driving accident that killed an elderly man will spend 10 months to 15 years in prison.

Fordson honors Brehms for life-changing scholarships and support  Dearborn Press and Guide

A standing ovation greeted William and Delores Brehm when they arrived at Fordson High School on May 24 for the rededication of B hallway in recognition of ...

Grosse Ile culinary couple set to open restaurant, bar on top floors of RenCen  Southgate News Herald

On a clear day on Grosse Ile's East River Road you can see the downtown Detroit tower of Michigan's tallest building. The Renaissance Center is about to ...

UPDATED: 2018 Junior League Baseball World Series schedule | Sports  Dearborn Press and Guide

All Games at World Series Field in the Taylor South Little League Complex at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

Zaman International plans new center outside of Dearborn  Dearborn Press and Guide

DEARBORN — Zaman International, a nonprofit organization that has called Dearborn its home for 10 years, will be relocating to a larger building in Inkster for ...

Star International Academy retires jersey of teen who died in drowning accident  Dearborn Press and Guide

A young football player and inspiring Star International Academy student whose life was cut short in a drowning accident earlier this summer was honored last ...

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