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Poem: What we talk about when we talk about love

June 7th 2015

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (John Jeffire)   Too many ways of looking At a blackbird tossed In the autumn sky. From the dry shadows Of the bed from which The sun cannot step, Your whisper flits above: I am free to leave. First, a living will, Power of attorney, No […]

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together

June 6th 2015

OCC and Pontiac Creative Arts Center Celebrate Together (C. Proxmire and Mike McGuinness June 6, 2015) Two Pontiac-based art programs paired together Friday night for the Oakland Community College Faculty and Student Art Exhibition. The opening featured about 80 pieces of painting, mixed media, pottery and more. The Pontiac Creative Arts Center is at 47 Williams […]

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees

June 6th 2015

Royal Oak to Replace about 60 Downtown Trees (Judy Davids, Royal Oak Community Engagement Specialist, June 6, 2015)   The City of Royal Oak plans to replace several trees that are slated for removal during the course of the 2015 sidewalk improvement program in the Central Business District. The trees scheduled for removal, many of […]

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20

June 6th 2015

State Police to Host Open House at Oak Park Metro Post June 20 (event listing) Metro Post Open House: On June 20, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM the Metro Post located at 14350 West Ten Mile Road in Oak Park will be holding an Open House for the public. Some of the featured […]

Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism

June 5th 2015

Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2015) Vandals damaged walls and windows of Stoney Creek High School in the Rochester Community School District, painting them with graffiti-made obscenities. They also toilet-papered trees and spread paper all over the lawn. According to Rochester Community School District, the […]

Ferndale’s Torino Announces Closure

June 5th 2015

Ferndale’s Torino Announces Closure (C. Proxmire, June 5, 2015) Torino has announced that this will be their last weekend in business in Ferndale. The following announcement was made on their Facebook page Friday afternoon: “TO OUR VALUED GUESTS AND SUPPORTERS, This week we were visited by the Health Department and together we have determined that […]

ACLU Launches App to Record and Report Police

June 5th 2015

ACLU of Michigan Launches Free Mobile App to Record and Report Police (ACLU of Michigan Press Release, June 5, 2015) Putting a high-tech twist on its long-time role as a government-accountability watchdog, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today announced the launch of Mobile Justice MI, a free downloadable mobile-device application that allows users to record […]

Oakland County Fair – July 3-12 in Davisburg

June 5th 2015

Oakland County Fair – July 3-12 (event listing, June 5, 2015) Springfield Oaks County Park, July 3- 12 12451 Andersonville Rd, Davisburg, MI $10 Per Vehicle includes Fair Admission for all passengers $5 Admission if you walk into the grounds $5 Per motorcycle includes Fair Admission for all riders Schedule Information For a list of […]

Art Fair @ Ferndale City Hall June 20

June 5th 2015

Art Fair @ Ferndale City Hall June 20 (Mark McDaniel Burton, Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission, event listing) ArtFair@CityHall we are presenting an art fair at city hall June 20th from 10 – 5 pm, this will be under the canopy at city hall, most of the artists are new to the art fair scene, […]

#SeniorStrong: Day of Advocacy with Madison Heights Seniors

June 4th 2015

#SeniorStrong: Day of Advocacy with Madison Heights Seniors (Guest View by Brian C. Hartwell, Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Madison Heights, Candidate for Mayor of Madison Heights, June 4, 2015) #SeniorStrong might seem like a contradiction on many levels. On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Madison Heights City Councilman David Soltis and myself (Mayor […]