Hamtramck fire truck. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Lay-Off Notices Hit Hamtramck Fire Department

The city of Hamtramck Monday laid off 44 percent of the staff, including a dozen in their fire department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

(credit: planetant.com)

Hamtramck’s Planet Ant Theatre Delivers Food For Thought

Planet Ant Theatre examines the community’s racial, cultural and religious differences with the world premiere of Margaret Edwartowski’s “Hamtown Races.” The result is a near-flawless production.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2012

Operation Upshot-Knothole, 25 May 1953. (credit: United States Department of Energy)

Detroit History: From Holbrook To Hiroshima

Barely a dozen years after he was the smartest student at Hamtramck High School, Emil Konopinski was the brightest young nuclear scientist on the team ensuring that America won the World War II race for the ultimate weapon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

(Getty Images-File)

City Of Hamtramck Infused With Housing Development Funds

City leaders and administrators with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on Monday will announce a new $50 million housing development near Mitchell and Caniff Streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2012

Traffic backup along I-75 at 4:30 p.m. (credit: M-DOT)

Multiple Injury Accident Shuts Down I-75

At least three people were hurt in a rollover accident Wednesday afternoon that had a major freeway backed up for hours.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

(Photo:www.hamtownfest.com) The Hamtramck Labor Day Festival will go on despite city budget struggles.

Despite Budget Woes, Hamtramck Labor Day Fest Will Go On

With sweat equity, bartering and ingenuity, Hamtramck city officials, business owners and other volunteers made the 2012 Hamtramck Labor Day happen after cancellation was threatened due to lack of funds.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2012

Brandon Cain - Brian Lee (Booking Photos)

Men Found Guilty Of Shooting At Hamtramck Women

Two men have been convicted in a shooting incident involving two Hamtramck women whose bodies later were found buried in a Detroit park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2012

Saint Florian Roman Catholic Church, one of the oldest polish churches in metro Detroit, is where the walking tours of Hamtramck begin.

Detroit Historical Society To Host Hamtramck Tour

“Hamtramck is only two square miles, but there’s a tremendous amount there historically, more than people expect.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

(credit: hamtramckstadium.org)

Hamtramck Stadium Gets Historic Designation

During the Great Depression, it hosted the Detroit Stars Negro League baseball team — and now it’s on the National Register of Historic Places.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Hamtramck Proposes Partnership With Detroit Fire Department

To help raise money for its own fire department, the City of Hamtramck is offering a helping hand to the City of Detroit when responding to emergencies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012




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