Grandmont’s Youngest Entrepreneur

Spend just a few minutes with 12 year old Grandmont resident Marcedes-Antoniya Preston and you’ll be convinced there’s nothing this girl can’t do.  Soon after moving to Grandmont in 2012, she looked for a way to be on the Grandmont Community Association Board.  “I noticed in the Grandmonitor that there was a board, so I…

The Formidable Fan Base of a 200 Year Old Tree

Early this week a familiar friend’s life was saved by the attentive and vocal community of Grandmont Rosedale.  A 200 year old white oak, with the circumference of 144” was scheduled to be cut down for the repaving of Verne Street between Warwick and Shaftsbury.  Word quickly got out that “the tree in the road”…

Grandmont Youth and Education Meeting Yields Results!

Every other Saturday from 10 am-12 pm Carla Smith and often Cora Duncan Foster of Grandmont sharpen their pencils, pack some snacks, and wait for neighborhood students to come to the conference room at the Chaney Branch library on Grand River.  As the Grandmont Youth and Education Meeting organizers, these women offer neighborhood youth tutoring…

Lessons Learned at the April 24 Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Sponsored by the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation’s Crime Prevention Task Force, residents from the northwest Detroit gathered at the North Rosedale Park Community House on April 24 to hear 6th and 8th precinct Officers Marshall, Coleman and Childrey address residents’ concerns.  Questions from surveys submitted previous to the meeting were first answered by the officers. …