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Former US Representative Joe Knollenberg Dies at 84

February 7th 2018

Former US Representative Joe Knollenberg Dies at 84 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Troy, MI – Former US Representative Joseph (Joe) Knollenberg of Bloomfield Township died Tuesday at the age of 84 while battling Alzheimer’s disease. Knollenberg was a Republican who served in the US House of Representatives from 1993 to 2009. Knollenberg was […]

Walled Lake Mayor “Fills in Blank” with Council Appointee Robert Robertson

February 7th 2018

Walled Lake Mayor “Fills in Blank” with Council Appointee Robert Robertson (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Walled Lake, MI – Walled Lake Mayor Linda Ackley kept her City Council nominee’s name secret until just before City Council was to vote on replacing the elected official who was voted off by fellow Council members earlier […]

Berkley Accepting Applications to Fill Council Vacancy

February 7th 2018

Berkley Accepting Applications to Fill Council Vacancy (City of Berkley, Feb. 7, 2018) Berkley, MI –  Berkley residents interested in serving the community have a second opportunity to apply for an open City Council seat. On Monday, February 5, the council held a thoughtful discussion on establishing an appropriate process to select a qualified resident […]

Reporter Food: Cozy Cassoulet at Birmingham Toast

February 7th 2018

Reporter Food: Cozy Cassoulet at Birmingham Toast (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Birmingham, MI – On a chilly winter evening a friend and I had a delicious warm meal at Toast in Birmingham. The bacon fried rice was a beautiful dish with a variety of toppings that my friend had.  It was perfectly cooked […]

Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Feb. 10 & 11

February 7th 2018

Detroit Model Railroad Club Open House Feb. 10 & 11 Holly, MI – Come see what model railroading is all about at one of the largest O scale model railroads in the country. During open houses, we operate the railroad with a dispatcher controlling railroad traffic on the mainline, and engineers driving multiple freight and […]

Renaissance Unity Jobs Club Workshop Feb. 17

February 7th 2018

Renaissance Unity Jobs Club Workshop Feb. 17 Warren, MI – Jobs Club has another workshop coming on February 17, 2018 held at Renaissance Unity. David Murray, Christopher John, Chuck Dodge, Anita Powell, and Kelly Lawrence are going to be the presenters at this workshop. David Murray, Social Media Manager at “Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan,” […]

Night of Irish Music Fundraiser at Callahan’s in Auburn Hills Feb. 9

February 7th 2018

Night of Irish Music Fundraiser at Callahan’s in Auburn Hills Feb. 9 Auburn Hills, MI – Local Wild Irish band Odd Enough joins with the Flanagan O’Hare Irish Dancers and a Piper form the Metro Detroit Police and Fire Pipe and Drums. A big Irish Event!! Just the thing to do to break away from […]

Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday Feb. 14

February 6th 2018

Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday Feb. 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, Novi, Pontiac, Southfield, West Bloomfield, MI- Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the […]

Local Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting

February 5th 2018

Local Superintendents Assure Parents, Share Resources in Wake of Florida School Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2018) Clarkston, Farmington, Ferndale, Madison Heights, MI – Wednesday’s shooting in Parkland Florida left 17 people dead. It also left parents and school administrators across the country with a painful reminder of the need to keep students safe. […]

Bat Zone in Pontiac Thrills, Teaches and Protects

February 5th 2018

Bat Zone in Pontiac Thrills, Teaches and Protects (Sam Gurwin, Feb. 5, 2018) Pontiac, MI – Pontiac added another cool place to its growing resurgence- it’s a little batty- literally. The Organization for Bat Conservation & Save The Bats started in the late 90’s by Rob Mies.  It outgrew its Cranbrook Institute of Science-affiliation and […]