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    Death Notices 10-A

    How Much Government? 1-B

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    DEARBORN HEIGHTS Mid-week edition

    PRESS & GUIDEVol. 95No. 62 Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Your neighborhood newspaper since 1918 75cents


    Shrinking Government

    The Press & Guide Newspapers, in partner-ship with other Journal Register Co. news-papers in Michigan, kicks off a series ofreports today that analyze this question:How much government, at the local level,

    are taxpayers willing to pay for? Please see Page1-B for the first part of this series.

    Photo by Austen Smith/Press & Guide Newspapers

    Still vacant is land that was to have been condos and a large commercial develop-ment at West Village Condos in Dearborn. The development company has gonebankrupt, leaving the city with little or no tax income and area that contributes todeclining tax values.

    Countdown ison for DearbornHomecoming

    DEARBORN Thecountdown is on until thisyears Homecoming fes-tivities begin at Ford FieldPark in Dearborn.

    The festival kicks offFriday with plenty of fam-ily fun.

    The annual event, whichtakes place Friday throughSunday, is made possible, inpart, by presenting sponsorOakwood Healthcare.

    As always, it will featurefireworks Saturday andSunday. Saturdays fire-works sponsor is KenwalSteel Corp.

    The festival is also knownfor its entertainment,with the headline act onSaturday being the band,

    WAR. There also is musicon three stages throughoutthe weekend.

    This year, the city is join-ing again with the nonprofitDearborn Community Fundto organize the festival,which is a major fundraiserfor more than two dozenDearborn-based serviceclubs and cultural and char-ity groups.

    New for 2012The Art Area located

    south of the bridge will beopen 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. onSaturday and Sunday. TheDetroit Institute of ArtsDrop-in Art Project and


    Still time to filefor Crestwood

    Board seats

    Cruise classics on displayPhoto by Dave Chapman

    Classics from a wide range of years curised Saturday at the TelegraphTomorrow Car Cruise in the southbound lanes, just north of Ford Road. Cityofficials called the event a success, with lots of participants and businessesalong the route benefiting from the gatherings of people watching the event.See story and more photos on page 9-A.

    By Jodi RempalaPress & Guide Newspapers

    DEARBORN HEIGHTS Interested Crestwood SchoolDistrict residents have until 4 p.m. Aug. 14 to file petitionsfor a seat on the Board of Education.

    Two partial-term seats are available. The first seat, cur-rently held by Dianne Ward, is for a term ending Dec. 31,

    2014. The second seat is for a term ending Dec. 31, 2016.The Board of Education is currently working to fill theseat, which was vacated by longtime board member RonPanetta, who resigned in early July.

    Voters will cast their ballots for the candidates in thegeneral election Nov. 6.

    Those thinking of seeking election to office should con-tact Dearborn Heights city Clerk Walter Prusciewicz at1-313- 791-3400 for information on what to do. All petitionsmust be turned in to the City Clerks office.

    Tonight, the board will be interviewing five candidatesto fill Panettas seat from Aug. 6 through the election. Theinterviews are taking place in a meeting open to the public.It begins at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library, according toSuperintendent Laurine VanValkenburg.

    All candidates interested in being elected to the boardmust file a petition.

    File photo

    Jack The BalloonMan Mittig designeda hatosaurus for 2-year-old Lucas Heltin the Polish Tent atthe 2011 DearbornHomecoming.

    Summer fun


    AmericanHouse seniorsenjoy picnic


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