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Ride Along Gives Insight into Workings of DPS

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added February 5, 2012 Eastern Michigan University’s Interim Chief of Police Lt. Robert Heighes offered The Eastern Echo the opportunity for a reporter to ride along on patrol with some of his officers, … Continue reading

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Hazardous Drug Products Still on Store Shelves

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added June 13, 2011 at 3:01 pm The synthetic drugs K2 and “bath salts” have been linked to suicides, murders or overdoses in several states including Maryland, Michigan – Marquette specifically – and … Continue reading

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Cross Street Getting Makeover

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added May 30, 2011 at 12:22 pm Ypsilanti’s Cross Street, a major commercial thoroughfare linking Eastern Michigan University to Depot Town, is getting a $1 million makeover under the “Cross Street corridor non-motorized … Continue reading

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Local Entrepreneurs Helped Revitalize Depot Town

By Bryan K. Alfaro November 21, 2011 Ypsilanti’s Depot Town of today bears little resemblance to the rundown commercial district it was 60 years ago. In the 1860s, the district’s railway became a staging area for Michigan militias during the … Continue reading

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Fun in Depot Town for Under $20

By Bryan K. Alfaro November 21, 2011 Eastern Michigan University students looking to enjoy Ypsilanti’s Depot Town, while not breaking the bank during the holiday season, should check out our “Fun for Under $20 Top Ten List.” 1. Students can … Continue reading

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EMU Graduate Starts Reading Craze at Erickson Elementary

By Bryan K. Alfaro April 18, 2011 D.J. Schwartz, 40, is a returning student who graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education: with a concentration in integrated science and mathematics. After 15 years … Continue reading

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