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Motorcyclist Dead After Head-On Accident on Orion Rd

May 25th 2015

Motorcyclist Dead After Head-On Accident on Orion Rd (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 25, 2015) INCIDENT: 12:41 hrs. – May 23, 2015 – City of Rochester Hills – Personal Injury Accident / OCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist. #15-77866 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a fatal vehicle/motorcycle crash that occurred on north bound Orion Rd, south of […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

Auburn Hills Police Share Passion for Bike Safety

May 24th 2015

Auburn Hills Police Share Passion for Bike Safety (Police Chief Doreen Olko, Auburn Hills Police Chief Blog, May 24, 2015) Our officers have been participating in bike safety events around town lately.  The goal is to teach kids (and their adults) the safe rules of the road.  We do two bike “rodeos” in partnership with the […]

Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance Hosting Parent Cafes, May 26, June 2 and June 9

May 24th 2015

Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance Hosting Parent Cafes, May 26, June 2 and June 9 (event listing) Berkley/Huntington Woods Youth Assistance Invites you to attend our PARENT café. Join us for Dinner and Parenting Discussion Designed for parents of children up to age 8 Tuesday Evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 26th, June 2nd & […]

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems

May 24th 2015

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2015) Residents in the Ferndale Housing program got their first glimpse of progress Wednesday afternoon as two new Housing Commissioners took part in their first meeting. Resident Ann Heler and Councilperson Dan Martin came to the table with a wealth of […]

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pics 2015

May 23rd 2015

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pics 2015 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 23, 2015) The sidewalks of John R. were lined with people of all ages, donning happy smiles along with mostly red, white and blue attire for the annual Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade. The tradition helps welcome warm weather in a patriotic way, but […]

Angell Students Beautify Berkley Library

May 23rd 2015

Angell Students Beautify Berkley Library (Berkley Beat, May 23, 2015) Last weekend, Angell students spent time Saturday morning beautifying the planting beds in front of the Berkley Library. Students have been growing flowers with volunteer Doug Deeds, and had a chance to give back to their community. For more great news about Berkley Schools visit […]

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom Adds to Ferndale Pride Fun May 30

May 23rd 2015

Affirmations’ LGBTQ Youth Prom a great addition to this year’s Ferndale Pride Festival (Affirmations press release, May 23, 2015) In honor of Ferndale Pride, the Carl Rippberger Youth Empowerment Program at Affirmations invites youth ages 13-20 to be young, fearless & fabulous at its free Youth Prom on Saturday, May 30, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Affirmations located […]

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie

May 23rd 2015

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie (Berkley Schools, May 23, 2015) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, is pleased to announce Jennifer Gebbie as the new Director. CASA is a seven-school consortium high school program, with students from Berkley, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lamphere, Madison, and Oak Park High Schools. Mrs. Gebbie […]

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event

May 22nd 2015

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2015) Celebrating the successes of local businesses and creating new opportunities is what the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is all about, and the Business After Five events are a perfect example. Thursday evening about 20 Chamber […]