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March 12 Wrestling Match to Benefit Westland VFW, Featuring RHINO's 20th Anniversary Match

Attention wrestling fans - mark Thursday, March 12 on your calendars for the area's next professional wrestling match. The event will include matches featuring pro wrestlers including the "War Machine" RHINO's 20th anniversary match with Gary Woronchak vs. the "Canadian Submission Machine" TYSON DUX with Truth Martini; and the D.B.A. with Malcom Monroe III vs. the SCARBONI BROTHERS with Truth Martini and Frankie "The Arms".  The event will take place at the Westland VFW Hall, 28945 Joy Road - all seats (general admission) are $5. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the bell rings at 7:30 p.m.

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Heights Rotary Club to Host annual Steak & Lobster Dinner March 7

The Dearborn Heights Rotary Club will host its annual "Cabin Fever Breakout" steak & lobster dinner Saturday, March 7. All are invited to attend!

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Wayne County Announces 2015 Hazard Household Chemical Collection Dates and Sites

Wayne County's Department of Public Service's Land Resource Management Division has announced the dates and sites for its 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collections. There will be five dates/sites throughout the year in locations throughout Western and Southern Wayne County.

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Heights Adopts Cell Phone-Based Ping4Alerts! System for Emergency Public Notifications

The City of Dearborn Heights has adopted the cell phone-based Ping4Alerts! system for providing emergency notifications to residents. In order to receive these messages, residents must download the free Ping4Alerts! application on their smart phones.

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AT & T Cable Customers - Outage Has Been Corrected

The technical problem that prohibited AT & T customers from watching the city's government access channel (channel 99) has been corrected. AT & T customers can once again watch the city's government access channel.

Thank you for your patience throughout this incident.

        Bob Ankrapp, Emergency Manager & Public Information Officer
        City of Dearborn Heights
        ankrrob@yahoo.com

 

Concerned about the Ebola Virus?

Several residents have expressed concern regarding the potential growth and spread of the Ebola virus. At this point, medical experts still consider a widespread outbreak of the virus in the United States to be a low-probability risk. They are, however, monitoring the situation closely and will post additional precautionary information as it is appropriate.

The State of Michigan's Emerging Diseases website addresses the Ebola issue, as well as several other potentially-dangerous diseases in detail.

Click here to access the State of Michigan's Emerging Diseases Website.

 

Curbisde Recycling . . . What Can (and Can't) be Recycled

Do you ever wonder (as you are preparing to drop that item in your recycling bin) if it is on the "acceptable" list for recycling? Wonder no more - the Waste Management Corporation has produced a convenient handout explaining what can (and can't) be recycled.

Click here to see Waste Management's recycling guidelines.
 

Residents Reminded to "Run Their Water" After Water Main Breaks

The City of Dearborn Heights has experienced a number of water main breaks over the past several weeks. In many cases, small amounts of rust coloration are released into the water supply as the repairs are being made. If you experience this discoloration in your water, you should simply run it for a short period (10-15 minutes) until the discoloration dissipates and your water appears clear again.Although not harmful if consumed, laundering white or light-colored fabrics in discolored water could result in rust-colored stains.
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2015 Holiday Trash Schedule
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