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Woman Charged in Murder of Son and Granddaughter

December 8th 2014

Woman Charged in Murder of Son and Granddaughter (C. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2014) Sixty-five year old Sylvia Majewska of Addison Twp. was arraigned on Dec. 8 on two counts of premeditated murder in the Nov.23 deaths of Daryne Gailey and Charley Hendrick of Oxford. Hendrick, Gailey’s daughter, was just seven months old when she died […]

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping

December 8th 2014

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping (Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, City of Auburn Hills, Dec. 8, 2014) NOTE: This originally appeared at https://ahpdchief.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/more-christmas-shopping-with-kids/. On Saturday, Dec. 6th we went shopping with another group of special kids from the Avondale School District.  We took 18 kids to Meijer on Brown Road and through Meijers’ […]

VIEW: SEMCOG’s Stand on Transportation Funding Legislation

December 8th 2014

VIEW: SEMCOG’s Stand on Transportation Funding Legislation (Guest View: South East Michigan Council of Govenments – SEMCOG, Dec 8, 2014) At last Friday’s Executive Committee, a resolution was passed in support of the Senate-passed transportation funding legislation that will: ~Eliminate the fuel tax and create a tax on the wholesale price of fuel. ~Include a […]

Guest View by Jay McMillan: The Community Spirit of Ferndale

December 8th 2014

Guest View by Jay McMillan: The Community Spirit of Ferndale (Guest Column by Jay McMillan, President of Royal Services, orig. Ferndale Michigan Works!, Dec. 8, 2014) I believe that Ferndale, perhaps more than other communities that I have lived, played, and been a part of, is one of the most giving communities. This is just one of […]

Guest View: Opening the Door: Talking Truth about Teen Suicide

December 8th 2014

Guest View: Opening the Door: Talking Truth about Teen Suicide (Jean MacLeod, orig. published by Oakland Schools, Dec. 8, 2014) As a parent, I find myself in the surreal position of writing a blog post tragically initiated by the suicide of a local 8th-grader… Perhaps I shouldn’t be so surprised; according to the Center for […]

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21

December 8th 2014

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21 (Michigan State Police Press Release, Dec. 8, 2014)   Activity:                      Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign            Incident Date:             December Dates, All events are held between 10 00 AM to 5 00 PM. Summary:                 The Michigan State Police Metro […]

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews

December 7th 2014

Program Helps Pontiac Students Prepare for Job Interviews (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014)   As AuJanae Love sat across the table from a woman in a suit and glasses with a stack of files, she squirmed a bit and stumbled on her words. “I’m so nervous,” she said, her voice barely a whisper. It […]

…Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014

December 7th 2014

Video and Photos from the Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014 (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Downtown Pontiac was packed with energy for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade.  Pontiac and neighboring communities collaborate to host a grand parade with hundreds of people marching and thousands watching from the sidewalks.  Santa and Mrs. Claus were there, along […]

…Ellen Cogen Lipton Honors Sister & Public Education… (video)

December 7th 2014

State Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton Honors Sister and Public Education in Farewell Speech (video) (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) (scroll to bottom for video) At the end of three terms in the House of Representatives, Ellen Cogen Lipton of Huntington Woods said farewell with a sentimental speech honoring her sister and touting the importance of […]

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac

December 7th 2014

Slow’s BBQ to Open as Part of Strand Theater Redevelopment in Pontiac (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Slow’s Bar BQ will open a location in the former Strand Theater in Downtown Pontiac as part of a redevelopment project slated to open late next year, according to Crain’s Detroit. The theatre is expected to become the […]