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Brose New Boston hosting job fair Jan. 27

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Brose New Boston is hosting an onsite job fair Jan. 27 at their plant, 23400 Bell Road.

The job fair will run from noon to 4 p.m.

The automotive supplier is looking for professionals, technicians and operators.

For more information on available positions, go to or email

–Posted by Scott Bolthouse 


Michigan Strategic Fund grants Brose New Boston, Inc. an additional $2.7 million to support new products, programs

By Scott BolthouseHub Editor—

The Michigan Strategic Fund announced Tuesday that they have authorized automotive supplier Brose New Boston, Inc. a $2.7 million increase of a Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant.

The grant total adds up to $6.95 million and will be used to support new products, programs, and an additional 300 jobs over the next five years.

Grant funds will also be used to support new production lines, including skilled operators and technicians, at the company’s New Boston location.

Additional jobs, including support professionals for new clients and technicians to perform testing and technical support, will be at Brose New Boston, Inc.’s headquarters in Auburn Hills.

Since December 2014, Brose New Boston, Inc. has utilized an initial grant of $4.25 million to secure new business clients and accounts that exceeds their North American operations’ current production capacity.

With the additional funding support, the company will have a combined workforce of 775 and invest an additional $104 million, bringing its investment in Michigan to more than $202 million.

“Southeast Michigan’s highly skilled and talented workforce provides us with an opportunity for strong economic growth,” said Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D–Taylor). “We are in a unique situation to reposition ourselves as a high-tech corridor of automotive innovation, and this financial investment will help our community achieve progress in that direction.”

Brose, Inc. is the world’s fifth-largest supplier of mechanical, electrical, electronic and sensor systems for the automotive industry and the company employs more than 25,000 employees.

Submit your business profile to be featured on the Huron Hub

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Any business that operates in Huron Township is welcome to submit information to be featured in a special article on the Huron Hub.

An outline, written by the owner, should include the following information:

  • information about the owner(s)
  • history of store/business
  • what services/products are offered
  • what makes your store unique to competitors
  • location/description of store/business
  • hours of operation
  • contact information including phone number, website and/or social media pages
  • two photos: one showing the outside storefront and a photo of the inside of the business.
  • any other information about your business that’s relevant to potential customers

Business owners might also want to consider running a special advertisement, unique to Huron Hub readers, that they can use in your store.

Once all of the information and photos are gathered, email it to

The article will also be archived in a special business section on our website and promoted through our social media channels.

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Huron Township resident seeking donations for hurricane Harvey relief

Huron Township resident Jay McCumber will be loading a semi-trailer with supplies for hurricane Harvey relief. McCumber and his family own Hollywood Equipment Transport. Photos courtesy Jay McCumber.

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor —

Thousands of Texas residents are still in need of basic items following the aftermath of hurricane Harvey.

A local man that owns an equipment transport business is asking for donations to fill a semi-trailer that will be driven down to the Houston-area and distributed to those in need.

“Our goal is to fill a 53-foot trailer to send down to Houston. They are looking for just about anything,” said Jay McCumber, Huron Township resident and owner of Hollywood Equipment Transport.

“Whatever somebody wants to donate, we will make sure that it gets there. Our address is 19320 Middlebelt Road, which is four houses south of Sibley Road.”

McCumber said that all types of items are welcome to be donated, including mattresses, non-perishable food, water, blankets, pet food, and toiletries.

McCumber said that he and his family are looking to send the supplies in about 10 to 15 days, but he wants to get them as soon as possible for loading.

Drop-offs can be left in front of his large red building on the property if no-one is there to accept them personally.

“It does not matter what time of the day or night it is, they can donate in front of the big door in front of the red barn.”

He added that he will be working with the Red Cross to distribute the donations, and that he also has a connection with two FEMA officials on the ground near Houston.

McCumber can be reached at 734-320-7050 if there are any questions regarding donations.

This article has been updated

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A.M. Leather open for business at the corner of Middle Belt and Sibley Road

A.M. Leather is located at 18957 Middle Belt Road. For more information, call the store at 734-606-5663. Photos courtesy of Elizabeth Russom.

Editor’s note: A.M. Leather opened for business recently at the corner of Middle Belt and Sibley Road in Huron Township, after completely renovating the former Mid-Sibley Market building. Below is a message from the business owners. 

A.M. Leather is an American owned and operated motorcycle apparel store. We specialize in motorcycle apparel and we also carry a large selection of leather belts, purses, wallets and gloves. We have an embroidery department to get your custom patches made, and sewing while you wait.

Al Russom, owner of A.M. Leather, has been in business for 25 years as of this May. Moving to Huron township was a very good move for the business. The neighborhood has been very welcoming to us. Our hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please stop in and see us!

A.M. Leather is located at 18957 Middle Belt Road. For more information, call the store at 734-606-5663 or visit their Facebook Page.

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Bricks 4 Kidz is hiring part time after school enrichment instructors

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After School Enrichment Instructors 

PART TIME job seekers: Bricks 4 Kidz is hiring! Our after-school educational service is currently looking for instructors for our hands-on programs. Must be available between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00. This is a VERY part time position and could be 1 to 5 days a week with approximately a one hour time frame each day. After school programs take place at several elementary schools in Washtenaw and Wayne counties. We are especially looking for people in the New Boston and Woodhaven Brownstown area. This position may be a good fit for a stay-at-home mom, student, parent, home-school parent, retired person or former educator.

You must:

-enjoy working with children ages 5-12

-you must have at least one year real experience working with children ages 5-12

-be at least a high school graduate

-have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

-be on time and have an excellent work ethic

-submit to and pass a background check

-be available for one hour after school consistently at least 2 business (M-F) days a week between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.

If you or someone you know is in search of a part-time job and you want to work in the most fun and rewarding environment you’ve ever been in, please fill out an application on our website at:

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $30.00 /hour

Apply at:

Maniaci’s in New Boston offers homemade Italian-American carry home meals

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By Scott BolthouseHub Editor

A family owned and operated business, Maniaci’s is located at the corner of 21001 Middle Belt Road, and they specialize in carry home meals that come in family sizes — which can feed up to a group of four — or single serve portions for individuals.

“Our goal at Maniaci’s is to provide folks a new alternative to fast food or going out to eat,” said Kevin Maniaci, owner.

In addition, they also serve-up several different kinds of subs, sandwiches, burgers, and salads. 

“We are always updating our menu with specials in the form of a new sandwich, sub, or meals.”

Maniaci, who has over 15 years sales and marketing experience, lives in New Boston with his wife and son, and hopes that one day he can expand into a larger sit down restaurant.

“We are a local business trying to put roots in the city and maybe one day grow into a sit down place,” he said. “I’m blending my old profession in sales/marketing with my passion for food, cooking, thinking outside the box and people.”

Maniaci’s regularly posts daily specials on their Facebook page, and they also offer catering.

Customers can call ahead to order food or wait in the lobby until it’s ready. Their hours are 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. They are closed Sunday and Monday.

Contact Maniaci’s at 734-348-7572. To view their menu and for other information, visit

“We strive to be something that Huron Township can be proud of,” Maniaci said.

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