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Water Main Break in Berkley, Some Residents without Water

December 30th 2014

Water Main Break in Berkley, Some Residents without Water (City of Berkley Press Release, Dec. 30, 2014) UPDATE:  AT 7:30pm the main was fixed and water was restored to customers. The Department of Public Works (DPW) is repairing a water main break on Harvard just west of Woodward.  In order to isolate the repair area, […]

SOGI Conference for Educators… Feb.6

December 30th 2014

SOGI Conference for Educators to Focus on LGBT Student Success Feb.6 (compiled, Nov. 13, 2014, republished Dec. 30) Oakland University’s School of Education & Human Services’ Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Initiative is excited to announce the 2015 Michigan SOGI Education Conference. This year’s conference will include 55-minute concurrent sessions and round-table discussions focused […]

Pontiac Pastor Praises Troy Paramedics Who Saved Wife’s Life (video)

December 29th 2014

Pontiac Pastor Praises Troy Paramedics Who Saved Wife’s Life (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2014) Grace Gospel Fellowship was full of thankful people on Sunday as Pastor Kent Clark gave appreciation to three paramedics from Alliance Mobil Health EMS in Troy who saved his wife’s life earlier this fall. Pastor Clark told the story […]

Unlocked Vehicles Targeted by Thieves, Two Arrested in Ferndale

December 29th 2014

Unlocked Vehicles Targeted by Thieves, Two Arrested in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 29, 2014) “Lock your cars.” That’s the advice given by Ferndale Sgt. Baron Brown in response to the latest reports of thefts from vehicles. The problem of people stealing from unlocked cars has been going on for decades, and certainly is not […]

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Break Ins at Businesses

December 29th 2014

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Break Ins at Businesses (FHPD, Dec. 29, 2014) The Farmington Hills Police Department is currently investigating a number of business break-ins in the area of 14 Mile Road and Middlebelt Road. The break-ins occurred between 12/23/14 and 12/29/14. The Farmington Hills Police Department requests that anyone with information regarding these incidents, […]

Berkley Rotary Announces January Speakers

December 29th 2014

Berkley Rotary Announces January Speakers (Berkley Rotary Press Release, Dec. 29, 2014) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce its upcoming list of speakers for January.  The Club meets at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection of 12 Mile Road and Coolidge Highway.  Guests, prospective members and anyone interested in sharing […]

Armed Robbery in Ferndale Remains Unsolved

December 29th 2014

Armed Robbery in Ferndale Remains Unsolved (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Dec. 29,2014)   On December 23, 2014 at about 8:45 p.m. Ferndale Police responded to a report of a robbery that occurred near Woodward / W. Saratoga. Two women reported that they were robbed of their purses by a man who claimed to […]

Kids Corner Ribbon Cutting Jan 17 at Ferndale Library

December 29th 2014

Kids Corner Ribbon Cutting Jan 17 at Ferndale Library (FPL Press Release, Dec. 29,2014) Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, January 17th at 1 PM in the Kids Corner A toy really is a child’s first learning tool, just as a parent is a child’s first teacher. Ferndale Public Library is a welcome space for learners of […]

Ferndale Pep Rally Gives Props to Cops

December 28th 2014

Ferndale Pep Rally Gives Props to Cops (Crystal Proxmire, Photos: AG Phoenix, Dante Vincent Dasaro, and Denise Bach, Dec. 28, 2014) At a time when discussion of violence both by and towards police officers can be divisive, Ferndale area business and community leaders took pause Sunday afternoon to  bring people together to show that the […]

Meeting Others Where they Are: Rev. Pool’s Lesson in Ethiopia

December 28th 2014

Meeting Others Where they Are: Rev. Pool’s Lesson in Ethiopia (Rev. Jim Pool, Renaissance Vineyard Church, Dec. 28, 2014) On my first trip to Ethiopia, 2008,  I and fellow members of Renaissance Vineyard visited a village called Minke, a few hours outside of Addis Ababa. Abera, the young man pictured in the middle below, had […]