Dearborn Heights, Michigan

What is Dearborn Heights, Michigan known for?


athletic

;Station of the Nations" slogan until 1980; it is now WJLB. After retiring from the NFL, Wheatley returned to his hometown to coach his high school alma mater, Dearborn Heights (Dearborn Heights, Michigan)' Hamilton J. Robichaud High School, where he had previously made a name for himself as a nine-time Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state champion athlete. As a player, he had led the school to its only state football championship. In 2007, during his first year

. He has been hired as the running backs coach for the Syracuse Orange (2010 Syracuse Orange football team) for 2010 (2010 NCAA Division I FCS football season). thumb right The Pontiac Silverdome Silverdome (Image:Pontiacdome.png) hosted the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) state football championships from 1976–2004. Wheatley attended Hamilton J. Robichaud High School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, a neighboring municipality of Inkster. During his time

at Robichaud High School, he became a nine-time MHSAA state champion (seven-time individual in track and field, one-time team each in track and field and football). He is among the highest-scoring football players in Michigan high school history,


radio band

broadcasting October 12th, 1985. It broadcasts in the AM radio (AM broadcasting) band (Band (radio)) at 690 kHz during the daytime and at 680 kHz at night. WNZK is the only North American AM station to broadcast on two frequencies. WNZK carries ethnic (ethnic group) programming (Radio programming), mainly targeted toward listeners of Arab (Arab American) and Eastern European descent, including both locally-produced and non-locally produced programming (such as news reports from the BBC


major high

schools including 3 major high schools. Divine Child High School and Elementary School are in Dearborn as well; the high-school is the largest private coed high school in the area. Dearborn Schools operated the Clara B. Ford High School inside Vista Maria, a non-profit residential treatment agency for girls in Dearborn Heights. Clara B. Ford High School became a charter school in the 2007–08 school year. Bucklin Township was first organized in 1827


black community

By 2014 Arab Americans had been moving into the city, with the north end having more Arabs compared to the south end. Many Arab businesses in Dearborn established branch operations in Dearborn Heights. In 2014 the Dearborn Heights director of community and economic development, Ron Amen, stated that Arabs are about 25% of the city's population. Hijazi, Samer. "


football

;Station of the Nations" slogan until 1980; it is now WJLB. After retiring from the NFL, Wheatley returned to his hometown to coach his high school alma mater, Dearborn Heights (Dearborn Heights, Michigan)' Hamilton J. Robichaud High School, where he had previously made a name for himself as a nine-time Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state champion athlete. As a player, he had led the school to its only state football championship. In 2007, during his first year

as head football coach, his team rebounded from an 0–9 record to compile a 9–2 record, reaching the playoffs for the first time since 1994. He coached at in 2008 (2008 NCAA Division I FCS football season), and in 2009 (2009 NCAA Division I FCS football season) he became an assistant coach for 2009 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team Eastern Michigan University

. He has been hired as the running backs coach for the Syracuse Orange (2010 Syracuse Orange football team) for 2010 (2010 NCAA Division I FCS football season). thumb right The Pontiac Silverdome Silverdome (Image:Pontiacdome.png) hosted the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) state football championships from 1976–2004. Wheatley attended Hamilton J. Robichaud High School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, a neighboring municipality of Inkster. During his time


technical education

and Dearborn Heights, Michigan. HFCC's Main Campus is located on the southwest corner of Ford Road and Evergreen, just north of the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. The Dearborn Heights Center is located on the corner of Ann Arbor Trail and Warren Avenue, and is home to the Center for Lifelong Learning (CL2), HFCC's Early College, and the Michael Berry Center. The newest campus, East Campus, is home to two buildings- HFCC's "Michigan Technical Education Center" (M-TEC


school athletic

;Station of the Nations" slogan until 1980; it is now WJLB. After retiring from the NFL, Wheatley returned to his hometown to coach his high school alma mater, Dearborn Heights (Dearborn Heights, Michigan)' Hamilton J. Robichaud High School, where he had previously made a name for himself as a nine-time Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) state champion athlete. As a player, he had led the school to its only state football championship. In 2007, during his first year

. He has been hired as the running backs coach for the Syracuse Orange (2010 Syracuse Orange football team) for 2010 (2010 NCAA Division I FCS football season). thumb right The Pontiac Silverdome Silverdome (Image:Pontiacdome.png) hosted the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) state football championships from 1976–2004. Wheatley attended Hamilton J. Robichaud High School in Dearborn Heights, Michigan, a neighboring municipality of Inkster. During his time

at Robichaud High School, he became a nine-time MHSAA state champion (seven-time individual in track and field, one-time team each in track and field and football). He is among the highest-scoring football players in Michigan high school history,


world service

World Service 's Arabic service (BBC Arabic)). WNZK also airs some talk shows in English, including the long-running "Ask Your Neighbor" with Bob Allison (formerly aired on WWJ (WWJ (AM))). WNZK is owned by Birach Broadcasting Corporation and has a transmitter power (Power (physics)) of 2500 watts. It is known as "'''The Station of the Nations'''." 97.9 FM in Detroit aired a similar ethnic format for many years with similar calls (WMZK) and the same "


buildings+education

the local economy. '''Recent programs''' The Business Improvement Program was launched in June 2008. It is a grant program designed to assist business owners in the TIFA district who wish to repair structural or exterior deterioration of their buildings. Education thumb 250px right Robichaud High School (Image:Robichaud high school dearborn heights michigan.JPG) Dearborn Heights is divided into five school districts. Most north end residents are in the Crestwood School


commercial buildings

availability list''' A property availability list (PAL) is regularly updated on the TIFA website. It is a comprehensive list of all commercial and industrial parcels for sale in the district, which provides the browser with property specifications and contact information for the appropriate real estate agent. The goal of the PAL is not to promote or advocate businesses, but rather to avoid vacancies and assist in the occupancy of commercial buildings in the district, in turn stimulating the local economy. '''Recent programs''' The Business Improvement Program was launched in June 2008. It is a grant program designed to assist business owners in the TIFA district who wish to repair structural or exterior deterioration of their buildings. Education thumb 250px right Robichaud High School (Image:Robichaud high school dearborn heights michigan.JPG) Dearborn Heights is divided into five school districts. Most north end residents are in the Crestwood School District (Crestwood School District (Michigan)) or Dearborn Public Schools, "General Student Enrollment Dearborn Public Schools" while south end residents fall into the Westwood Community School District (Westwood Community School District (Michigan)) or the Dearborn Heights No. 7 School District. There are three High Schools in Dearborn Heights: Crestwood High School (Crestwood High School (Michigan)) on Beech Daly Road (Crestwood School District), Robichaud High School on Janet Street (Westwood Community Schools), and Annapolis High School (Annapolis High School (Michigan)) on Clippert Street (Dearborn Heights District No. 7). A small portion is within the Wayne-Westland Community Schools. "Home." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 12, 2012. It is zoned to Hicks Elementary School in Inkster (Inkster, Michigan), "hicks.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. Marshall Upper Elementary School in Westland (Westland, Michigan), "marshall.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. Stevenson Middle School in Westland, "stevenson.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 5, 2013. and John Glenn High School (John Glenn High School (Westland, Michigan)) in Westland. "johnglenn.pdf." (Archive) Wayne-Westland Community Schools. Retrieved on November 2, 2013. Portions of Dearborn Heights in the Taylor School District are assigned to Taylor Parks Elementary School, "Elementary School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. Hoover Middle School, "Middle School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. and Harry S. Truman High School (Harry S. Truman High School (Taylor, Michigan)), all in Taylor (Taylor, Michigan). "High School Boundary Map." Taylor School District (Taylor School District (Michigan)). Retrieved on April 20, 2014. Private schools The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit operated St. Mel Elementary School in Dearborn Heights. It closed in 2005. "15 Catholic Schools To Close In Metro Detroit." Click on Detroit. March 17, 2005. Retrieved on October 7, 2011. Post-secondary education A campus of Henry Ford Community College is located in the north end. "DEARBORN HEIGHTS CAMPUS - Maps & Directions" Henry Ford Community College. Retrieved on January 6, 2012 References ''This cemetery is named for St. Hedwig. Hedwig (c. 1174 - 1243) was also known as Jawiga...'' Though the metropolitan Detroit area has historically had a large number of persons of Polish heritage, the cemetery was not named for Jadwiga of Poland, the Queen of Poland who was canonized a saint in 1997.

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

'''Dearborn Heights''' is a city in Wayne County (Wayne County, Michigan), in the Detroit metropolitan area (Metro Detroit), in the State (U.S. state) of Michigan. The population was 57,774 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

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