Officials hope record rainfall will bring FEMA help – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – On I-94 westbound just past Warren in southwest Detroit, flooding was still a major issue after the weekend. CW50’s Cryss Walker was able to count around six cars still submerged underwater on Monday afternoon. READ MORE: Rocket Mortgage’s John Shippen Invitational Features Black Professional and Amateur Golfers This is the second major flood under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s …

Coloring pages for all ages are free thanks to local Olympia artist Lorraine Donner

HThere is something free with no strings attached. Really. And it’s fun for all ages. Olympian Lorraine Donner, painter, friend, wife, mother, grandmother and volunteer, has created an avenue to channel one of her artistic talents. Their website, LD Paint Color Plus, is full of original sketches that you can download and use as coloring pages for free! Drawing inspiration …

Parkway Gardens Future Ties after-school program gets new, bigger space

Future Ties, led by Chicago Police Officer Jennifer Maddox, has room for 40 children at a time in its basement center in Parkway Gardens. The after-school program provides services to a total of 1,200 children. “We had to turn away so many young people who never had the opportunity to be a part of Future Ties,” she said of her …

Prune shrubs after flowering and beware of shiny chafer

Prune the shrubs after flowering. Try to be stingy with your watering for hanging baskets. Shiny beetles could be chafer – some can damage lawns. Perennial salads are unusual but tasty. Watch for shade and sun to help buy the right plants. 1. Post-flowering shrubs Unless space is plentiful or the plant provides shelter or privacy, prune recently flowering shrubs …