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Senior graduation parade set for Friday in New Boston

(Photo by Scott Bolthouse– The Huron Hub)


Posted Thursday, June 25, 2020

Huron High School senior graduation parade through New Boston set for Friday evening.

See the attached flyer below for full info.

Huron Public Safety will be escorting the parade.

For the safety of students, Huron River Drive will be closed from Willow to the Renton Middle School Entrance beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Access to the Michigan Memorial Cemetery will still be open using either the Huron River Drive/Merriman gate and/or access to the main gate via Willow Road.

Funeral services will be diverted to enter the cemetery through the Funeral Home Entrance.

“First, I want to congratulate the graduating Senior Class. They have lost so many experiences due to this pandemic and we are honored to be a small part of anything that can be done to make this a special and memorable time for them. We realize that these events could cause traffic issues but hope that the community will be patient so that we can help provide a safe atmosphere for the students and their proud families,” said Everette Robbins, public safetey director.

“We will have fire and police staffing at the blocked areas to assist residents with concerns and questions. Also, a big thank you to the staff at the Michigan Memorial Cemetery for their sacrifice and help in making this happen. We appreciate their community partnership. They asked that I pass on their congratulations to the Class of 2020.”​​


For the Love Bakeshop to host pop-up shop in Flat Rock June 26-28

For the Love Bakeshop & Café offers an inviting space accommodating a wide variety of dining preferences from grab and go, to a place to meet up with friends and socialize, and even offers a private dining section for parties, meetings and events. Photo courtesy Michele Bezue.


For the Love Bakeshop & Café, a vibrant new bakery cafe opening in July at the corner of Telegraph Rd and East Huron River Dr, is the latest on a growing list of eateries and small businesses revitalizing the downtown Flat Rock community. The shop is driven by a sense of purpose around fresh, local, real food. For the Love offers an inviting space accommodating a wide variety of dining preferences from grab and go, to a place to meet up with friends and socialize, and even offers a private dining section for parties, meetings and events. 

For the Love will host a pop up shop June 26–28, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily ahead of their upcoming July opening. Space is limited due to current COVID-19 regulations and guests will be served first come, first served.

The creators of For the Love hope to do more than just serve great food. From its beginnings, the shop has been designed to nourish the community in both body and spirit every hour that they are open. From staff whose mandate is to treat all neighbors with familiarity and love, to the authentic and natural food that is served, just as they would serve to their own families. Additionally, The For the Love of Neighbor program was an integral part of developing the eatery and offers a generous opportunity for guests to pay it forward when they can. Neighbors can support their fellow community members in need, by purchasing a Breakfast Break or Lunch with Love Benefit that a guest can use to pay for their meal whether they simply forgot their wallet or truly don’t know where their next meal will come from. The business will even share in the cost by offering a discount for any neighbors who choose to share the love. 

“It’s definitely something that’s close to home,” says Nichole Kahl, For the Love’s General Manager, “It’s a great feeling paying your bills on time, but sometimes your food runs out before your next check and that’s ok, it happens.  Our FTLON benefit is there to help those who are in need, in any way!”

For the Love uses Ingredients that are local whenever possible and always the highest quality and the fare is multicultural, based on the creators’ life experiences around the world. The menu includes a variety of breakfast, lunch and bakery items, handcrafted fresh daily. Gourmet sandwiches, refreshing salads, indulgent bakery goods including cakes, brownies, pastry, cookies and more are just some of what you will find on the counter and in the pastry case. An elevated coffee program includes coffee from several metro Detroit roasters, including the new Flat Rock roaster, Hooked on a Bean. For events and meetings, For the Love offers a full catering menu, which can be served in-house, picked up or delivered to your office or home. 

Menu favorites include the, always popular, Black Velvet Cake with Bruleed House-made Marshmallow and Double Cocoa Brownies that your mouth just will not believe. For breakfast, there is an unforgettable variety of bread and muffins in flavors like Morning Glory Banana and Lemon Thyme, as well as savory favorites like Bacon and Egg Brioche Buns and Kale Cheddar Sausage & Egg Muffins. The lunch menu boasts a variety of individual pizzas, scratch-made soups and sandwiches and baked treats like beef bourguignon pot pie and more.

For the Love Bakeshop & Café is located at 28773 Telegraph Rd in the former Premion building, newly rehabbed and home to several new and exciting Flat Rock businesses. The shop will open for carryout and delivery plus limited seating and events in July from 11 am – 6 pm. Keep up on progress and Grand Opening announcement at www.forthelovecafe.com and on social media on Facebook and Instagram as @forthelovecafe. Contact For the Love at 734.210.0290 and email at info@forthelovecafe.com.

Article submitted by: Michele Bezue


 

St. Stephen Festival cancelled this year


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Published May 8, 2020 

A realization is being felt across the country: spring and summer just aren’t going to be the same this year due to the coronavirus.

Festivals, celebrations, and just about anything involving large groups of people are being cancelled everywhere to slow the spread of the virus.

Every May for decades, the St. Stephen Polish Festival has been a popular spring tradition in New Boston.

Sadly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival, which was scheduled for May 15-17, is cancelled.

(Photo courtesy ststephennewboston.org)

For fun, we’re sharing some past photos of the festival from The Huron Hub’s archive. Enjoy:

Slideshow: Past festival fun. 
Huron Hub archive photos 

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Here are upcoming household hazardous waste collection dates for Wayne County residents

 


Posted by The Huron Hub on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Wayne County’s Department of Public Services hosts four Household Hazardous Waste Collections per year for County residents. The collections are designed to accept unwanted household chemicals for proper disposal and electronics for recycling from residents.

Only household generated products from Wayne County residents are accepted.

2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Saturday, April 4, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Second Ebenezer Church
14601 Dequindre Street, Detroit, MI 48212
For more information, click here.

Saturday, June 13, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Henry Ford College
5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128
For more information, click here.

Saturday, August 8, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Westland Shopping Center
35000 Warren Road, Westland
(Lot behind JCP store)
For more information, click here.

Items that are accepted include:

  • household paints, stains, dyes
  • floor care items, furniture polish, bathroom cleaners
  • lawn and garden chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers
  • antifreeze, motor oil, gasoline
  • automotive batteries, dry cell batteries, propane tanks
  • old computers, printers, scanners, TV’s, cell phones, fax machines
  • mercury containing thermometers, thermostats and elemental mercury
  • fluorescent light bulbs (standard and compact)
  • smoke detectors, fire extinguishers
  • Pharmaceutical Waste (Non -controlled Substances only)
  • CRT televisions and monitors

Items that are not accepted include:

  • commercial waste, industrial waste
  • ammunition, explosives
  • 55-gallon drums
  • radioactive materials
  • unknown, unlabeled waste
  • shock sensitive materials
  • household trash
  • appliances

For a list of facilities that accept HHW year-round and for information on non-toxic alternatives, refer to the Wayne County Resource Recovery Guide.

Residents are encouraged to bring in mercury fever thermometers for disposal. Mercury is a toxic substance and can cause serious health effects if released into a home or the environment. For more information, please contact Wayne County’s Resource Recovery Coordinator at (734) 326-3936.


 

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church hosting Red Cross blood drive Feb. 22

Huron Hub file photo

Posted by The Huron Hub on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

According to the Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood, and more than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day across the country.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is hosting a Red Cross blood dive on Saturday, Feb. 22.

The church is located at 19109 Craig Street in New Boston.

The drive is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Everyday we need 900 donors to meet supply demand in hospitals across southeastern Michigan,” said Martha Roemer Kurtz, Red Cross representative.

Sign up on-line at redcross.org.


 

American Legion soup and chili benefit set for March 15

American Legion Post 231, 37060 Huron River Drive, New Boston.


Posted on The Huron Hub on Feb. 14, 2020

Come support the American Legion Auxiliary 1st annual soup/chili benefit and Mi Cookie Project.

Two amazing organizations doing great things together!​

The public is invited to the event. Please make your favorite soup or chili, bring your
creation, in a crockpot, to the American Legion Post 231, 37060 Huron River Drive, New
Boston, MI 48164, no later than 10 a.m. on March 15, 2020.

There is a $5 donation to enter your soup/chili, anyone can enter, invite your
friends! There will be an additional $5 donation to sample and vote for your
favorites. There will be a prize for 1st and 2nd place winners.

Sampling begins at 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is open to the public.

You may sample any/all the favorite recipes of others and nominate the
best.

There will be non-alcohol drinks available to purchase and we plan to have a special guest — Mi Cookie Project — to sell their favorite cookies. You must try these cookies, they are the best!

The American Legion Auxiliary supports organizations in the community throughout the year,
our veterans, American Legion, Goodfellows, Rotary and Downriver For Veterans, just to name
a few.

Without the support of the public and our community, the funds are not available to help our
veterans and related organizations in need.​

Please let me know — 734-308-5154 — if you will be making your favorite soup/chili for our fundraiser or if you have any questions regarding this event. It takes a village and we need all your support.

–Submitted by Paula Roehm


 

Huron YWCA preschool open house set for Feb. 27


Posted by The Huron Hub on Feb. 11, 2020

YWCA Huron Kids Zone Preschool is hosting an open house on Feb. 27.

From the preschool staff:

Our Teachers and Staff will be available to answer any questions and assist in registration. Both classrooms with also be open for you and your children to explore! All current students can pre-register for the 2020/2021 school year. $60 Registration fee ($30 for current students) payable at time of registration to reserve your child’s place in the program.

For full information about the open house, visit this link for a flyer.


 

Chris Ostrowski recovery fundraiser set for Feb. 15 at Southgate Holiday Inn


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Published Feb. 3, 2020

A fundraiser is being held Feb. 15 at the Holiday Inn in Southgate for a local family in need of a little extra help during a difficult time.

Chris Ostrowski, a husband and father from Belleville whose children attended Huron School District, was diagnosed with Leukemia a few years ago.

In August, his condition worsened and he needed to start treatment.

“Chris and Connie have a small business and he’s only able to work very few hours a week since his cancer diagnosis. The chemotherapy medication leaves him too tired,” said Heather Holbrook, a family friend and organizer of the Chris Ostrowski recovery fundraiser.

“We’ve raised over $7000 with GoFundMe and are hoping to raise a total of $25,000 for his medical bills and to offset his lost income. We can sell 300 tickets to our fundraiser, and currently we’ve sold 225.”

Several prizes will be raffled during the event, including four Red Wings tickets, four Pistons tickets, a romantic get away evening at the Holiday Inn, massages, and multiple gift certificates to local businesses.

For more information about the event including host to purchase tickets, please visit this link.