‘I felt the blood rushing down my arm’: Ann Arbor teen recovering after random shooting
About 80 students from Huron High School were playing this game, where they used GPS locations on their phones to play a sort of hide and seek water balloon fight game. The young man who was shot at the park was searching for another player when the incident happened.
Geddes Road ramps to southbound U.S. 23 closed to inspect bridge after vehicle strike
ANN ARBOR, MI – The ramps to southbound U.S. 23 from Geddes Road in Ann Arbor are closed until noon for a bridge inspection after an oversized truck hit the bridge Friday morning. The Michigan Department of Transportation announced it has closed all access to the ramp from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 22, to inspect the bridge for possible structure damage. Motorists should avoid the area while inspection crews are on scene, officials said. More information about the bridge will be shared once the inspection is completed, officials said. The temporary closure is necessary to provide the safest work area possible for crews inspected the bridge, officials said.mlive.com
Northbound U.S. 23 closed north of Geddes Road due to injury crash
ANN ARBOR TWP., MI – Northbound U.S. 23 is closed at Geddes Road Tuesday afternoon due to a crash. The crash was reported at about 1:39 p.m. May 4, on northbound U.S. 23 between Geddes Road and Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor Township, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Police have the entrance ramp to northbound U.S. 23 at Geddes Road closed and are directing traffic off the freeway. Police have confirmed there are injuries, but the extent of the crash is unknown at this time. Motorists are advised to avoid the area while crews are on scene.mlive.com
Witness recalls seeing barricaded gunman shoot Washtenaw County Deputy
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – What started as a fight between neighbors ended with a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputy shot and the suspected gunman dead. Early signs show the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday morning. Before all the chaos started Wednesday at an apartment complex in Superior Township, Dakota Turner was unknowingly right there with the gunman. “I’m going around and I see this guy and he’s got a really like mean stare on his face,” recalled Turner. Turner was working his landscaping job in the neighborhood and thought offering this strange man some help was the right thing to do.
Superior Township residents near active police scene asked to stay inside or avoid area
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Washtenaw County deputies are asking residents near an active police scene to stay inside or avoid the area. The affected area is in Superior Township, bordered by North Prospect, Geddes, East Clark and North Harris roads. Residents should stay inside if they’re home or avoid the area, if not, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office.
Concordia University students in Ann Arbor plant flags for 9/11 tribute
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – While traveling on Geddes Road today you may have seen hundreds of flags as you neared Concordia University. Students at the Ann Arbor university have placed flags around the roundabout connecting Earhart and Geddes roads to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. Concordia student volunteers placed the flags along Geddes Rd., Thursday evening Sept. 10, 2020. (Concordia University Ann Arbor)The flags are placed in commemoration of the 3,000 victims killed in the coordinated terror attacks on New York City, Pennsylvania and Virginia 19 years ago. Concordia University Ann Arbor is located at 4090 Geddes Road.
The Star International Academy expands to Canton/Wayne-Westland Area
CANTON Hamadeh Educational Services (HES) and Star International Academy (SIA) announced the official groundbreaking of Star International Academy Canton (SIAC), an expansion of SIA, on December 3 at 10 a.m. at 45081 Geddes Road. SIAC will be managed by Hamadeh Educational Services (HES), which also manages four additional highly celebrated schools in Michigan Star International Academy, Universal Academy, Noor International Academy and Universal Learning Academy. The HES team has noticed an influx in students commuting from the Canton/Wayne-Westland area and saw the need to establish a positive educational presence in the community, she added. The building was purchased in June of last year and is projected to open for the 2020-2021 school year. The Canton initiative will inherit the same security system as Star International Academy in Dearborn that ranked it as the number 1 Safest School in Michigan.arabamericannews.com
Inside The Breakfast at St. Andrew's; Concordia's moving 9/11 tribute; Ohio stink scare
Flags planted by Concordia University students line the Geddes Road roundabout on Sept. 11, 2019. Here in Ann Arbor, students at Concordia University planted hundreds of flags at the busy roundabout on Geddes Road in an effort to encourage motorists to remember the events of 9/11. (A4) Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra announced the date for its anticipated annual Star Wars concert, and tickets are going fast. (A4) Finally, learn how Ann Arbor Distilling Co. crafts its seasonal gins at a special Taste & Tell on Sept. 18. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Concordia University Ann Arbor students plant flags in 9/11 tribute
Flags planted by Concordia University students line the Geddes Road roundabout on Sept. 11, 2019. Flags planted by Concordia University students line the Geddes Road roundabout on Sept. 11, 2019. "Our Concordia students always seize opportunities to make a difference," said Peterson. Concordia University Ann Arbor students plant flags on Sept. 10, 2019. (Courtesy: Concordia University Ann Arbor)Concordia University Ann Arbor is located at 4090 Geddes Road.
Christmas tree drop-off points in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR – Ready to part with this year's tree? The city of Ann Arbor has released a list of drop-off locations for undecorated Christmas trees. All ornaments, plastic, tinsel, nails and tree stands must be removed before leaving trees in these lots. If you miss the deadline, you must store your tree until April, when the city's compost collection resumes, or you can pay a fee to deliver your tree to the Compost Center at 4150 Platt Road. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m Monday - Friday.