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Local Student Attends 2nd Annual Kumon Student Conference in Canada

Ahmed Hejazi, of Ann Arbor, is a typical 13-year-old boy. He loves hanging out with his friends, playing and watching tennis, reading books and playing video games. But Ahmed is also a 7th grader studying three years above his grade level. In fact, he’s completed the entire Kumon Reading Program which means he has analyzed

Ann Arbor YMCA Receives Grant

The Ann Arbor YMCA has been awarded an $80,000 grant from The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation through the new Regional Sports 4 Life program to fund the Young Women Making Waves Program, a swim program for underserved girls in eastern Washtenaw County. The program operates two to three days

Sharon Mills Offers Glimpse Into County History

Located on the banks of the River Raisin in Manchester, Sharon Mills County Park offers your family the opportunity to visit a significant historic site in a beautiful natural setting. On August 19 and 26, the park will offer a Sharon Mills Open House. The mill at the park was originally constructed in the mid-1850s.

EMU Police Host First Bike Rodeo

The Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Police Department is hosting their 1st Annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday, August 11. The event in the EMU Convocation Center parking lot, will feature fun and safety information. Be sure to bring your child’s bike and helmet! The police department will be providing free safety checks along with a skills