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Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Ferndale Community Concert Band Feb. 24

February 1st 2019

Ferndale Community Concert Band Feb. 24 Ferndale, MI – Looking forward to the Sunday, February 24, 2019, “A Community Band Festival” Concert. The FCCB is hosting the Clarkston Community Band and the Rochester Community Concert Band.  Please join us for this wonderful collaboration and enjoy the music selections from three favorite community bands. More info: […]

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park

February 1st 2019

Fire Damages Home in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2019) Hazel Park, MI- Firefighters were called to West Garfield between John R and North Chrysler Drive Friday afternoon to extinguish a house fire.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.  There did not appear to be any injuries and a neighbor told […]

Troy Resident who Appeared in Netflix Series “Dope” Arrested

February 1st 2019

Troy Resident who Appeared in Netflix Series “Dope” Arrested (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Feb. 1 2019) Troy, MI– On Tuesday, January 29th, Detectives assigned to the Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team (NET) arrested Ryan James Zettell, a 21-year-old resident of Troy for drug trafficking throughout Oakland County and surrounding communities. Zettell goes by the street […]

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday

February 1st 2019

A FAB way to help fill the gap for Ferndale Schools Fine Arts, Drawing Saturday (Amy Butters, Ferndale Schools parent and FAB member, Feb. 1, 2019) Ferndale, MI- When I was in college, my mom used to randomly send me a little money. I had a small income from my campus job, but she just […]

Auburn Hills offering Rape Aggression Defense Training Class for Women Feb. 9

February 1st 2019

Auburn Hills offering Rape Aggression Defense Training Class for Women Feb. 9 (event page) Auburn Hills, MI- Auburn Hills Police are hosting a free Rape Aggression Defense Training (RAD) on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 from 9am to 6pm.  This daylong class is for individuals with all abilities. Space is limited, register by contacting Officer Michelle […]

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe

January 31st 2019

Reporter Food: Steak Tacos at Buena Fe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Parkers have a relatively new option for Mexican and Salvadorian cuisine with the opening of Buena Fe at 10116 W Nine Mile Rd, located next door to Primo’s Pizza.  I finally had a chance to give it […]

Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need

January 31st 2019

Railing at Rust Belt Market has Free Winter Items for Those in Need (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Bus stops are bitterly cold this time of year, Downtown Ferndale’s Rust Belt Market has found a way to spread a little warmth to the busy 9 Mile and Woodward intersection. Hanging along the […]

Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot

January 31st 2019

Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Holly, MI- “We can only look at our beautiful building from afar,” said Village of Holly Assistant Manager and DDA Director Katy Hughes as she explained the desire behind the community’s effort to move the 1886-built Holly Union Depot to a […]

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather

January 30th 2019

Public Asked to Reduce Gas and Electric Usage During Extremely Cold Weather (DTE, Jan. 30, 2019) In response to the extremely cold weather across much of the country, DTE Energy is asking its customers to help safeguard the reliability of the regional energy grid by voluntarily reducing electricity usage. “We know how important it is […]