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Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

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Bricks & Mortar and Kosher Food: Changing Senior Needs and Preferences

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Trends show growing preference for our elderly to age in place…

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New Modes Of Transportation

ELECTRIC BIKES DANGER! DANGER! Electric bikes are ubiquitous, especially on the sidewalks. You need to walk cautiously so you don’t get run down by a young man speeding on his way to work, school or wherever, while talking on his cell phone, perhaps carrying a female passenger also on her phone and both oblivious to…

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Elliot Darvick, Lyft general manager for Michigan and Ohio, shares the front seat with Lyft driver Mellisa Nelson of Detroit.

Need A Lyft?

Ben Falik – Contributing Writer Native son Elliot Darvick heads regional office involved in uplifting Detroit transportation. To understand the success of Elliot Darvick — as Michigan and Ohio general manager for Lyft; as a son, sibling, friend, husband and father — you just have to look. I can tell out of the corner of…

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DLIVE founding team members: Calvin Evans, Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi and Ray Winans.

Taking Action

Natalie Savale Special to the Jewish News Teen board gives grant to Connect Detroit. Hearing from young adults in Detroit who have experienced violence and trauma firsthand moved members of the Jewish Fund Teen Board to act. The Teen Board awarded a $19,000 grant to Connect Detroit, a nonprofit organization that strives to address community problems by…

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5 Signs An Aging Loved One Needs Help

Sponsored by Feinberg Consulting     Families that reach out to us for assistance with an aging loved one’s care are usually doing so in a time of crisis. There’s been an emergency that requires immediate intervention. Maybe it was a serious fall, a severe car accident, or a decline due to a chronic illness…

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