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Cleaning up the town

Cleaning up the town

By Joyce Ervin Spit and polish described the activity in Milan on Saturday, April 30 when resident volunteers and organizations gathered to spiff up the city.  This was Milan’s second Community Spring Clean-Up day. The event kicked-off with pastries, coffee and hot chocolate compliments of Morning Owl Coffee Corp. and Co-Milan.  Volunteers arrived with rakes, brooms and […]

Google’s Project 20 comes to Milan

By Joyce Ervin Milan Middle School seventh-grade students in English teacher, Valarie Johnson’s classroom, are now involved in a Project 20 that is based on the Google 20% project. The company asks its employees to spend 20% of their work time on a pet project that isn’t part of their job description.  Using 20 Time […]

Big Reds at Comerica Park

Big Reds at Comerica Park

By Joel Dotson For any ballplayer, regardless of age, playing in a Major League ballpark can be a unique experience. The junior varsity and varsity teams for Milan and Detroit Country Day shared that on Monday; May 2, the JV team won their game 5-2 in six innings, while varsity surrendered the lead late to […]

Field of dreams for ball clubs

By Balinda Zimmerman  The Milan Youth League of 2015 had more volunteers, a few more sponsors and more of just about everything than past years. All of this “more” has been leading up to some exciting changes for 2016 baseball and softball. According to board member, Marty Ritchie the league is making numerous changes, some […]

Male Athlete of the Month: Justin York

By Balinda Zimmerman   Justin was born and raised in the Milan area as were both his parents, Eric and Carol York. He has a younger brother, Travis, who is a freshman at Milan High School and a fellow teammate on the track team. Justin carries a 3.3 GPA, studied AP Calc last year and his favorite subject is Math. […]

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