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Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28

May 22nd 2014

Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28 (C. Proxmire, May 22, 2014)   Berkley Parks and Recreation is hosting a class to teach self-defense for children. The class takes place May 28 at the Berkley Community Center, at a cost of $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. According to the press release, “If […]

Beer and Pills Suspected in 25-year-old’s Death

May 22nd 2014

Beer and Pills Suspected in 25-year-old’s Death (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, May 22, 2014) INCIDENT:  16:10 hrs. May 21– Lyon Township-  Death Investigation   #14-075391 SUMMARY: Deputies responded along with Lyon Township Fire Department to an address in the 28000 block of Dixboro Rd on a report of a  deceased person.  Complainant indicates the deceased is […]

Rochester Hills Looking to Hire Election Workers

May 22nd 2014

Rochester Hills Looking to Hire Election Workers (Hills Herald, May 22, 2014) The Rochester Hills City Clerk’s Office is looking for people to continue the time-honored tradition of working the polls on Election Day. The Clerk’s Office is currently hiring Election Inspectors for the August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014 elections. Inspectors will be […]

Troy Police Connect with Community for Open House Event

May 21st 2014

Troy Police Connect with Community for Open House Event (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 21, 2014) Troy Police Chief Gary Mayer grinned like a big kid as he talked to families and watched children checking out the police equipment, taking tours of the holding facility, and learning about police work through various demonstrations at the Troy […]

Hometown Parade Shares Spirit of Birmingham

May 21st 2014

Hometown Parade Shares Spirit of Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 21, 2014) The kick off to parade season took place May 18 with the Birmingham Hometown Parade.  Featuring the Birmingham Seaholm Marching Band, a slew of politicians, veterans, and community groups, the parade showcased the spirit of the community. To learn more about this tradition […]

A Quicker Departure for Ferndale Superintendent Gary Meier

May 20th 2014

A Quicker Departure for Ferndale Superintendent Gary Meier (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 20, 2014) After learning about a potential investigation into his side consulting work, Ferndale Schools Superintendent Gary Meier gave notice Monday night that he would be retiring immediately. Meier had been scheduled to retire June 30, and the board had been in the […]

Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2

May 20th 2014

Dog Census to Check for License Compliance in Ferndale June 2 (City of Ferndale, May 20, 2014) On June 2, 2014, Oakland County Animal Control Division Census Team workers will begin going door to door to bring dog owners into compliance with the Michigan State Dog Law. All dogs over 4 months of age are […]

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding

May 19th 2014

Ferndale Library Cuts Two Positions, Closes on Fridays Due to Funding (FPL Press Release, May 19, 2014) Ending the year with an $85,000 deficit and facing a similar one in the coming fiscal year, which begins on July 1, the library has been forced to significantly reduce expenditures. With a unanimous vote on Thursday, May […]

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth

May 19th 2014

Rochester Hills Mayor Launches Talent Initiative for Youth (City of Rochester Hills Press Release, May 19, 2014) As Rochester Hills’ college graduates seek internship and employment opportunities, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett launched the Mayor’s Business Council Talent Initiative as a way to help Rochester Hills companies connect and retain top talent graduating from our local […]

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children

May 19th 2014

Royal Oak Named a Top City for Children (Royal Oak Press Release, May 19, 2014) It’s only natural for parents to want what’s best for their kids and offer them every possible advantage. With this in mind, Livability.com has named Royal Oak a Top 10 Best City for Kids, 2014. Royal Oak not only offers […]