Jerome Vaughn, Grandmont Rosedale Resident and WDET News Director

After experiencing the 1989 San Francisco earthquake, Jerome Vaughn realized something important about Detroit: “In the aftermath of the earthquake people were reacting by helping one another, doing everything from carrying firehoses to staying at each other’s houses. People do that in Detroit all the time.” Soon after the earthquake, Jerome headed back home to…

Rosedale Soccer in its 36th Season

Co-Commissioner of the Rosedale Soccer League Deborah Lowery sat at a table full of cleats for sale at $5.00 a pair and answered parents’ questions about uniforms, game times, and registration.  Deborah has been co-commissioning the league with Rosedale Park resident Stacie Harris since 2008, and before that was the sole commissioner for eight years. …

Positive Youth Development in Grandmont #1

Submitted by Kathy Garrett The First Annual Positive Youth Development Family Fun Day took place on Saturday, February 22, at the GRDC Offices.  Oliver Cole, president of the Grandmont #1 community, hopes that this is the first of many years of PYD Family Fun Day.  “The purpose of the day was to just provide an…

Detroit Achievement Academy Holds Open Enrollment Fun Day!

This fall, a new public charter school is set to open in the Grandmont Rosedale neighborhoods. The school is called Detroit Achievement Academy and will be located inside of Bushnell Congregational Church.  The school will be enrolling students for kindergarten and first grade this year. The mission of Detroit Achievement Academy is “to holistically support…