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Warming Center in Royal Oak has High Numbers, Several Needs

January 9th 2015

Warming Center in Royal Oak has High Numbers, Several Needs (Jason Morgan, Executive Director of Welcome Inn, Jan. 9, 2015) New Year’s greetings to all! As I’m sitting at the desk for the “late shift” at the Welcome Inn, Ed has just passed on some numbers that are staggering. The most guests we have ever […]

Speaker Series in P.R : Happy Birthday I-696 Jan. 15

January 9th 2015

Speaker Series in P.R : Happy Birthday I-696 Jan. 15 (Pleasant Ridge Historical Society Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015) It’s a story that began in 1955 and wasn’t finished until 1989. Learn how the “missing link” connecting one side of the Detroit metropolitan area with the other along its 28 mile route was almost halted […]

Basketball Jones Visits Angell School in Berkley

January 9th 2015

Basketball Jones Visits Angell School in Berkley (BPS Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015) Jim ‘Basketball’ Jones visited Angell at an assembly that encouraged kindness, “patient listening,” manners and good choices. Students listened intently as they repeated back nearly everything Jim ‘Basketball’ Jones said including, “I love myself” and “I am the best,” and, “I am […]

Panel on Legal, Social & Moral Implications of Ferguson Jan. 21

January 9th 2015

Panel Discussion on Legal, Social & Moral Implications of Ferguson Jan. 21 (WSU Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015) Experts will discuss the legal, social, moral and practical implications of events in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City during a presentation Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Wayne State University Law School. Wayne Law’s Damon J. Keith Center […]

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School

January 9th 2015

Ferndale Adding STEM Program in Middle School (FPS Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015)   The Ferndale Board of Education recently approved a new STEM program for 7th and 8th grade students at Ferndale Middle School (FMS) starting next school year.s STEM which stands for science, technology, engineering and math, is an interdisciplinary and applied approach […]

Transition Ferndale Mtg: Info on Freecycling &TimeBank Jan.21

January 9th 2015

Transition Ferndale Meeting Shares Info on Freecycling and TimeBank  Jan.21 (Art Myatt, Transition Ferndale, Jan. 9, 2015) Transition Ferndale regular meeting, 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 21, at the Ferndale Public Library, 222 E. 9 Mile, Ferndale, MI. Ferndale Freecyclers and Ferndale Time Bank members will tell how you can benefit from and join the online […]

Meditate to Gongs and Money Goes to FernCare Jan. 7- Feb. 20

January 8th 2015

Meditate to Gongs and Money Goes to FernCare Jan. 7- Feb. 20 (FernCare Press Release, Jan. 8, 2015) Sacred Wave Gong Immersions will donate 25% of all fees taken in from January 7 through February 20. The sessions are $25.00 per person. The meditation space is at 301 W. Fourth St., Suite 490, Royal Oak, […]

Two Men Injured, Two Animals Dead in Royal Oak House Fire

January 8th 2015

Two Men Injured, Two Animals Dead in Royal Oak House Fire (C. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2015) A fire on Mace Street (near 11 Mile and Stephenson) destroyed a home and forced two men in the upstairs to jump from a window to escape. The men, a father and son, were injured from the jump. According […]

Defending Snow Day Choice: B. Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs

January 8th 2015

Defending Snow Day Choice: Bloomfield Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2015) Posts of speculation, jubilation and disappointment speckled social media  Wednesday night and Thursday morning as students from area schools learned whether their district would be calling for a snow day. More specifically, a weather day, since it was […]

Woman w/Loaded Gun Leads Police on Chase, Trooper Injured in Berkley

January 8th 2015

Woman w/Loaded Gun Leads Police on Chase, Trooper Injured in Berkley (Michigan State Police, Jan. 8, 2015) Activity:           Vehicle Pursuit/Driving on Suspended License/Carry a Concealed Weapon           Incident Date: January 7, 2015 Location:          Southbound Woodward Avenue at Coolidge Ave, City of Royal Oak Summary:        Metro Post Troopers while on patrol observed a 2001 White in […]