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Poem: A Friend Doesn’t Need to be A Work of Art

April 15th 2016

Poem:  A Friend Doesn’t Need to be A Work of Art (Emily Kim, April 15, 2016) Introduction by Cherie Rolfe:  My student, Emily Kim of Rochester Hills is a fifth grade student at Brewster Elementary School. We did a poetry unit together and she has continued to write. In the “Emily Dickinson tradition,” we titled […]

oc115 Recognized w/ Society of Professional Journalists Award

April 14th 2016

Oakland County 115 News Recognized with Society of Professional Journalists Award (oc115, April 14, 2016) Troy, MI – The Society of Professional Journalists Detroit Chapter held their annual awards dinner Tuesday night, and the Oakland County 115 News Hub (oc115) was among those recognized with an Excellence in Journalism Award. Editor and Publisher Crystal Proxmire […]

Royal Oak Bans Travel to NC in Wake of Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

April 12th 2016

Royal Oak Bans Travel to NC in Wake of Anti-LGBTQ Legislation (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2016) ROYAL OAK, MI – Across the country municipalities and corporations have been making pledges not to travel to the state of North Carolina, and the City of Royal Oak is among them. On Monday the City Commission unanimously […]

Panty Drive for Sexual Assault Survivors Through April 30 in Rochester

April 12th 2016

Panty Drive for Sexual Assault Survivors Through April 30 in Rochester (Assistance League of SE Michigan, April 12, 2016) Rochester, MI – Rochester business owner, Tiffany Piggeé-Taylor, remembers what she was wearing the day she was raped in 2003. Her clothing was kept as evidence, and without the kindness of Assistance League® who provided a […]

Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief

April 12th 2016

Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief (City of Southfield, April 12, 2016) Southfield, MI -Southfield Fire Department Battalion Chief Edward Cary has been selected as the Acting Fire Chief by City Administrator Fred Zorn beginning on April 11. Acting Fire Chief Cary has been with the Southfield Fire Department for 23 […]

Changes Coming to 13 Mile and Woodward

April 11th 2016

Changes Coming to 13 Mile and Woodward (compiled, April 11, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Crain’s Detroit Business reports that Beaumont Health is finalizing plans to tear down the Northwood Shopping Center at 13 Mile and Woodward in Royal Oak. The center most notably houses Kroger, Office Depot and Party City, as well as a […]

Red Wings’ Tomas Tatar Gets Help from Royal Oak Firefighters

April 11th 2016

Red Wings’ Tomas Tatar Gets Help from Royal Oak Firefighters (compiled, April 11, 2016) Detroit Red Wings forward Tomas Tatar was so grateful for the help of Royal Oak firefighters that he gave them an autographed jersey. Tatar contacted the department after being locked out of his Royal Oak home, according to the Royal Oak […]

In Memory of Donald Reid of Royal Oak

April 11th 2016

In Memory of Donald Reid of Royal Oak (Brett Tillander, April 11, 2016) Today, we lost a great man, Donald Reid. He dedicated himself to making this world a better place. He was a man of great faith. He was a pillar in the Boys & Girls Club movement. He was like a father to […]

WONder Woman Awards April 28

April 10th 2016

WONder Woman Awards April 28 (EVENT page) The Women Officials Network Foundation will be honoring five extraordinary women at the WONder Woman Awards banquet April 28 at the San Marino Club in Troy. The award honors women who have improved the quality of life in Michigan through their civic, philanthropic and professional accomplishments.  This year […]

Grasslands Bird Volunteer Training April 13 at Independence Oaks

April 10th 2016

Grasslands Bird Volunteer Training April 13 at Independence Oaks (EVENT page) Grasslands Bird Volunteer Training April 13 at Independence Oaks Clarkston, MI – If you’re interested in bird conservation and biology, consider becoming a Citizen Scientist volunteer! Grassland Birds Volunteer Training is scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Wint Nature Center. Volunteers will […]

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