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State Rep. Howrylak Introduces Bill to Establish a State-Run Bank

January 18th 2018

State Rep. Howrylak Introduces Bill to Establish a State-Run Bank (State Rep. Martin Howrylak, Jan. 18, 2018)   Troy, MI- State Rep. Martin Howrylak, of Troy, today formally introduced a bipartisan package of bills that would create and maintain a state bank. The bank would be authorized to engage in limited banking activities, including the […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Announced

January 18th 2018

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Announced (Oakland County, Jan. 18, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Beginning Monday at noon, the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2018. About 220 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of judges, looking for the […]

Reporter Food: Brisket from RE BBQ

January 18th 2018

Reporter Food: Brisket from RE BBQ (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Would you stand in a line out in the cold for some brisket from a food truck at 3 in the afternoon?  I do once in a while, and plenty of others do as well.  Rogue Estate, aka RE BBQ, […]

Troy Police Advise Public on Coyote Encounters

January 17th 2018

Troy Police Advise Public on Coyote Encounters (Troy Police, Jan. 7, 2018) Troy, MI – The Troy Police Department has received recent inquiries regarding coyotes in Troy. The Police Department offers the following information in response: Landowners wishing to remove coyotes from their property may obtain services from any licensed nuisance animal control company. A […]

Man Accidentally Shoots Through Home, Neighbors Door

January 17th 2018

Man Accidentally Shoots Through Home, Neighbors Door (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Jan. 17, 2018) Springfield Twp, MI -INCIDENT:  Jan. 7, 2018 16:37 hrs. – Springfield Township – Reckless Discharge of a Firearm / Detective Callout – #18-10190 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 17000 block of Louise Dr. for a subject who had discharged a handgun […]

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women

January 17th 2018

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2018) Bloomfield Township, MI – In Oakland County, both the Republican and Democratic parties have a woman as the Chairperson.  This gave the members of the non-partisan Women Officials Network the chance learn from both Democratic Chair Vicki Barnett and Republican […]

Light and Noise Over Michigan, Meteor Possible UPDATED

January 16th 2018

Light and Noise Over Michigan, Meteor Possible (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2018) Ferndale, Pontiac, Holly, Novi – Residents throughout Oakland County and beyond have been reporting a streak of light with a noise that rattled homes and businesses on Tuesday evening. There have not been any credible confirmations of the source, though it is […]

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park

January 16th 2018

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Council is expected to vote on the second reading of zoning ordinances to allow medical marijuana facilities to open in the city under the current Michigan permitting process. The ordinances passed on first […]

Two Adults, Two Children Found Dead in Rose Township Fire

January 16th 2018

Two Adults, Two Children Found Dead in Rose Township Fire Rose Township, MI – A mobile home fire Tuesday morning claimed the lives of two children and two adults on Wakewood Court in Rose Township. North Oakland County Fire Authority Chief Jeremy Lintz said the fire is still under investigation with nothing new to report […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Jan. 15th edition

January 15th 2018

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – Jan. 15th edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]