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People Love Parades in Clawson and Huntington Woods

July 5th 2013

People Love Parades in Clawson and Huntington Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2013) While Ferndale is famous for having the longest running Memorial Day Parade, neighboring cities are the place to be for Independence Day. Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Clawson all hosted July 4th parades. Attorney Tim Burns captured images of the parade […]

People Love Parades in Clawson and Huntington Woods

July 5th 2013

Oak Park, Huntington Woods and Clawson all hosted July 4th parades.

Readers Share July 4th Fireworks Memories (video)

July 5th 2013

Readers Share July 4th Fireworks Memories (video) (C. Proxmire, July 5, 2013) A time honored tradition continued July 4th as people throughout the country enjoyed fireworks in celebration of Independence Day. Several SE Michigan cities hosted large professional shows, while others took advantage of Michigan’s recently change fireworks laws to set off the colorful explosives […]

One Dead, Six Injured in Pontiac Shooting at Fireworks Show

July 5th 2013

One Dead, Six Injured in Pontiac Shooting at Fireworks Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2013) A 35-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting that left a 33-year-old Pontiac man dead and six people injured, including the victim’s six-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son, according to a report in The Detroit Free Press. The report […]

Royal Oak Home Invasion Suspect Sought

July 5th 2013

Royal Oak Home Invasion Suspect Sought (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police, July 5, 2013)   On Thursday, July 4, 2013, at 3:00 a.m., Royal Oak Officers responded to a Home Invasion in the 1000 block of Iroquois. The resident returned home from work and heard someone walking in the upstairs area of his home. […]

Readers Share July 4th Fireworks Memories (video)

July 5th 2013

Readers shared photos from several cities, including the large shows in Huntington Woods and Clawson and several backyard varieties.

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video)

July 5th 2013

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2013) The Scottish American Society of Michigan brought out the whole nine yards this weekend for the 2013 Highland Games in Canterbury Village of Lake Orion. It was a great opportunity for families to learn about Celtic history and heritage. Story-tellers […]

Highland Games in Lake Orion Show Scottish Heritage (video)

July 5th 2013

The Scottish American Society of Michigan brought out the whole nine yards this weekend for the 2013 Highland Games in Canterbury Village of Lake Orion. It was a great opportunity for families to learn about Celtic history and heritage. Story-tellers explained the unique ways of battle that protected the Highlands…

Troy Garden Club Garden Walk July 10 (video)

July 4th 2013

Troy Garden Club Garden Walk July 10 (video) (July 4, 2013) The Troy Garden Club is hosting their 39th annual Garden Walk on July 10, which raises money for scholarships and other local, state and national horticultural projects.  The fee is $10 in advance (available at Auburn Oaks, Telly’s Greenhouse, Uncle Luke’s Feed Store, & […]

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences

July 4th 2013

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences (C. Proxmire, July 4, 2013) Fireworks season is in full effect as communities throughout Michigan struggle to find the balance between fun, safety, tranquility, and economy. Cites have been scrambling to keep up with new provisions of state law regarding fireworks usage. Previously local governments had more say in their […]