January 29, 2018

Sockman Rudy – Downriver Hometown Hero

Former Teenage Taylor Resident Looks After The Homeless By: Bethany Newton It was just a normal night about three years ago, when then ten-year-old Rudy Washington […]
December 28, 2017

Southgate Veteran Saves Lives During Recent Hurricanes

September 11, 2017

Rose Ann Rudisill – Downriver Hometown Hero

June 7, 2017

Downriver and Friends – Hometown Hero

Downriver’s One Stop Shop for Information By Bethany Newton   Supporting local businesses was the original dream of the Facebook page Downriver and Friends, but now […]
September 15, 2016

Dr. Noel Jackson – Downriver Hometown Hero

Local Dentist Gives Back to Community By: Bethany Newton Trenton resident and local hometown hero, Dr. Noel Jackson, best known for his local dental practice, is […]
August 18, 2016

Moe O’Shaughnessy – Downriver Hometown Hero

What do Aerosmith and the Boat Races Have in Common? By:  Bethany Newton Moe O’Shaughnessy! Local celebrity, Moe O’Shaughnessy, an Allen Park resident, may have played […]
July 28, 2016

Fred Miller – Downriver Hometown Hero

Meet the “Godfather of the Races” By Bethany Newton Fred Miller has served the Downriver community now going on 52 years as one of the most […]
June 3, 2016

Anica Coate – Downriver Hometown Hero

Celebrating Downriver Women in the Military By Bethany Newton Meet Anica Coate, this month’s Downriver Hometown Hero and our first (of many) spotlights that will focus […]
February 29, 2016

Hometown Hero: Ronald Reed Donates Nearly 25 Gallons of Blood

By:  Halie Keith During the last 35 years, Ronald Reed has donated blood to the Red Cross nearly 200 times, impacting the lives of close to 600 people. The […]
February 5, 2016

Wyandotte Hometown Heroes Win National Competition!

Per the recent Hometown Heroes article published January 25th, 2016, the Wyandotte Wilson Middle School students prevailed in the national competition with Verizon!  This is a […]
January 25, 2016

Hometown Heroes – Wyandotte’s Youngest Innovators Needs Your Help

Wyandotte’s Wilson Middle School State Champs By Linda Francetich Meet the winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge:  Alec Brovont, Ashton Donaldson, Finn Gomez, Reilly Gomez, […]
December 11, 2015

Discover Downriver Hero: Kristina Millman-Rinaldi

Executive Director of the Detroit Dog Rescue (DDR) By Linda Francetich This month’s Discover Downriver Hero is hero to the entire Metro Detroit area.  Her heroism reaches […]
November 13, 2015

Hometown Hero: Julie Cortis

Grosse Ile’s Animal Advocate By Linda Francetich It was no surprise when I called Julie to tell her she that was selected as the Discover Downriver […]
August 3, 2015

Tammy Trudelle – Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero: Tamara Trudelle By Brett Maciag Discover Downriver’s ‘Hometown Hero’ is a section that highlights an individual and their personal contributions to the Downriver community. […]
July 14, 2015

John Broge – Hometown Hero

John Broge: A Testament to Passion and Community Written by: Craig Hutchinson Courtesy of Dot Com Web Productions John Broge has provided his share of excitement […]