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Duggan: Don’t put Detroit Police and Fire Under Authority

 

Mayoral candidate Mike Duggan is unrelenting in his opposition to authorities for Detroit.
Since his campaign for mayor began, Duggan has been opposing any publicly created bodies to oversee the city’s institutions like the health department, saying addressing the city’s difficult challenges should be left to the ele

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Ken Salmon: The face of Grand Hotel

 

 

When you enter the dining room at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel, odds are you will be greeted by Ken Salmon, the hotel’s vice president for hospitality and maitre d.
Salmon, who first came to the island as a teenager, is in his 43rd year at the island’s iconic institution. And if you are a previous guest at the h

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

The Unsinkable Mr. Patterson

 

One might think coming face-to-face with the grim reaper following a major auto accident where doctors told his family he had a 3 percent chance of survival might dramatically change someone. Not so for Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. At least not when it comes to his politics and his larger than life John W

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit