Judge Victoria A. Roberts Addresses Neighborhood Safety Meeting

Federal Judge Hon. Victoria A. Roberts was the special guest speaker at the March 28th Neighborhood Safety Meeting.  Grandmont Rosedale residents listened intently as Judge Roberts offered her perspective on U.S. Federal Court System. The presentation took the form of a question and answer session, which provided the audience with ample opportunity to engage with…

Resident Spotlight: Renee Hill

Submitted by Jennifer Russell Watching out for her neighbors is something Renee Hill feels called to do. “To be honest,” said Hill, “the reason I do this is the spirit of the Lord.” Her faith is something that keeps her going and has given her strength through the years. It’s also been her inspiration. For…

Volunteers Turn Out in Force for Detroit Partnership Day

Over 200 volunteers – including neighborhood residents and students from Wayne State University and the University of Michigan — pitched in to clean-up 8 sites in the Grandmont Rosedale community on Saturday, March 23rd as part of an annual event known as Detroit Partnership Day.  Clean up sites included the Grandmont Rosedale Community Garden, Northwest…

Program Offers Help for Minor Home Repairs

State Representative David Nathan is teaming up with the non-profit organization Rippling Hope to provide home repair services this spring and summer to residents of Michigan’s 8th House District, including all homes within the Grandmont Rosedale area boundaries.  The program recruits volunteers to do minor home repairs such as painting, weatherization, fixing leaky faucets or…

Workshops Explain Downspout Disconnection

The City of Detroit manages its water resources through a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) system.  This type of system mixes storm water and raw sewage prior to treatment at a wastewater facility.  During a major rain storm, the CSO system may be unable to treat the large quantity of water, leading to an overflow of…

Spirit of Detroit Award – Recipient Harold Harris

Written by: Annie Mae Holt Congratulations to Harold Harris who is the founder of the Grandmont 1 Radio Patrol and the Recipient of the Spirit of Detroit Award. Because of Harold’s perseverance and skilled organizing, the Grandmont 1 Radio Patrol was recognized. The Honorable City Council Person James Tate made a presentation at the City…