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retrowindsor:

The Marracci Temple Band of #Detroit led the parade of bands, marchers and drill teams that participated in the #Emancipation parade Monday, Aug. 3, 1975 from Chatham Street to Jackson Park along Ouellette Avenue. The parade was just one of several highlights that included the crowning of Rhoda Baylis, 16, of Harrow as Miss Sepia. (#StanAndrews/#WindsorStar) (at The Windsor Star - Digital Team)

retrowindsor:

The Marracci Temple Band of #Detroit led the parade of bands, marchers and drill teams that participated in the #Emancipation parade Monday, Aug. 3, 1975 from Chatham Street to Jackson Park along Ouellette Avenue. The parade was just one of several highlights that included the crowning of Rhoda Baylis, 16, of Harrow as Miss Sepia. (#StanAndrews/#WindsorStar) (at The Windsor Star - Digital Team)

Video shows petcoke dust cloud hitting Windsor’s riverfront

A company storing petroleum coke along the Detroit riverfront has conceded a video clip and still photos taken by Windsorites which detail a spectacular cloud of black dust from the pile filling the air during high winds this past weekend were indeed reality.

Photo proof of Windsor man’s swim across Detroit River?
There’s finally photographic evidence that Windsor’s John Morillo really did swim clear across the Detroit River and back again.
Images provided to The Star appear to show the 47-year-old Canadian emerging from the water at the Renaissance Centre on the Detroit side of the border - just as he claimed last week.

Photo proof of Windsor man’s swim across Detroit River?

There’s finally photographic evidence that Windsor’s John Morillo really did swim clear across the Detroit River and back again.

Images provided to The Star appear to show the 47-year-old Canadian emerging from the water at the Renaissance Centre on the Detroit side of the border - just as he claimed last week.

The last pastrami: Bittersweet day for Elias Deli

Before Elias (Louie) Sleiman sold his last pastrami sandwich Friday, he had a moment alone in his famed deli of 45 years. It was all too much.

"Last night I couldn’t sleep, so I came in at 4 o’clock," Louie said. "I thought about the last three days. By myself. I burst into crying." 

Drunk Windsor man swims across Detroit River

The police, the port authority and his mom are really mad at him, but John Morillo takes comfort in the fact that he now has bragging rights.

Morillo sparked an international rescue operation late Monday when he loaded up on about eight beers then jumped int he river and swam to Detroit, just to prove he could do it.

Man allegedly tries to run down wife after argument
A 28-year-old Windsor man is facing an attempted murder charge after police say he got into a fiery argument just after midnight Sunday with his common-law wife, assaulted her and tried to run her down, slamming his pickup truck into a Hickory Road home in the process.

Man allegedly tries to run down wife after argument

A 28-year-old Windsor man is facing an attempted murder charge after police say he got into a fiery argument just after midnight Sunday with his common-law wife, assaulted her and tried to run her down, slamming his pickup truck into a Hickory Road home in the process.