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Deepak Chopra to Speak at Renaissance Unity March 31

January 11th 2015

Deepak Chopra to Speak at Renaissance Unity March 31 (Compiled, Jan. 11, 2015) The 13th Disciple: A Spiritual Adventure with Deepak Chopra Tuesday, March 31, 2015 @ 7 PM $40 per person includes your personal copy of The 13th Disciple EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: The first 250 tickets sold include the opportunity to have your book […]

Possible Car Bomb Under Investigation in Springfield Twp.

January 10th 2015

Possible Car Bomb Under Investigation in Springfield Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 10, 2015) At 8:15AM  today (01/10/14) Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 8200 block of Tindall Rd. in Springfield Township for a possible car bomb that had exploded in the driveway of a home. No one was in the vehicle. Homeowners […]

One Person Shot, Two Assaulted in Pontiac

January 10th 2015

One Person Shot, Two Assaulted in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 10, 2015) INCIDENT: 0015 Hours- City of Pontiac-Shooting/ Assault w/ Gun/Pistol Whipping/Attempt Murder   # 15-0004486 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to a home in the 300 block of W. Huron for the report of a shooting. Deputies arrived and discovered a shooting victim and two […]

Romantic Harp Concert in Clawson Feb. 2

January 10th 2015

Romantic Harp Concert in Clawson Feb. 2 (Blair Memorial Library Press Release, Jan. 10, 2015) On Monday evening, February 2, at 7PM, in honor of Valentine’s Day, Kelly Yousoufian from the Michigan Harp Center, will play a selection of romantic harp music. This free event is Monday, Feb. 2 from 7-8pm at Blair Memorial Library […]

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19

January 10th 2015

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19 (Compiled, Jan. 16, 2015) Troy – Martin Luther King Jr Day Troy Athens High School (4333 John R. Rd) at 8:30 am.  For more info see: www.troymi.gov//CelebrationofFreedom Southfield  MLK Peace Walk Celebration Hope United Methodist Church (26275 Northwestern Highway) The peace walk will depart from […]

Level One Exhibits Art by Patrick Dengate

January 10th 2015

Level One Exhibits Art by Patrick Dengate (C. Proxmire, Jan. 10, 2015) In the gallery space of Level One Bank local artists have the opportunity to feature their works.  From now until Feb. 22, 2015 it’s the colorful and calculated works of Ferndale-based artist Patrick Dengate.  Done in a cubist style, the paintings are abstracted, […]

Jim Nash to Speak at Clean Energy Workshop Jan. 20, Royal Oak

January 10th 2015

Jim Nash to Speak at Clean Energy Advocacy Workshop Jan. 20 in Royal Oak (Sierra Club Press Release, Jan. 10, 2015) In 2008, legislation was put in place to require Michigan utilities to generate 10% of their energy from renewable sources (like wind and solar).  We are on track to meet that goal, but without legislative action […]

Daddy Daughter Sock Hop in Troy Feb. 6

January 10th 2015

Daddy Daughter Sock Hop in Troy Feb. 6 (City of Troy, Jan. 4, 2015) Friday, February 6, 2015 from 6p-8p Daddy Daughter Sock Hop The Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083) Spend a memorable evening with daughter, granddaughter or niece (ages 3 and over) at this Valentines Day theme dance. Includes pizza dinner, […]

FCC Chairman Moving Towards Net Neutrality

January 10th 2015

FCC Chairman Moving Towards Net Neutrality (Guest View by Candace Clement, Free Press, orig. published at www.freepress.net on Jan. 8, Jan. 10, 2015) Breaking news: At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler signaled that he will move to protect Net Neutrality by reclassifying Internet-access service under Title II […]

Melanie Piana: Twenty Years Revitalizing Downtown Ferndale

January 9th 2015

Melanie Piana: Twenty Years Revitalizing Downtown Ferndale (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Jan. 9, 2015)   In the December 2014 Ferndale Friends issue, I responded to questions about the 3-60 development project. My intent was to expand on that response here, but that intent evolved into answering my personal question “when DID Ferndale determine […]