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Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3

August 30th 2014

Singing Insects of Michigan Presentation Sept. 3 ( Royal Oak Nature Society Press Release, Aug.30, 2014) Not all the sounds of nature come from birds and frogs. Singing insects are one of the most dominant sounds of our summer days and nights. The Singing Insects of Michigan speaker program is being held on Wednesday, Sept. […]

Handgun Reported Stolen and More in Royal Oak Crime Report

August 30th 2014

Handgun Reported Stolen and More in Royal Oak Crime Report (Royal Oak Police, Aug. 30, 2014) For the week of August 21, 2014 through August 28, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1041 S. Main (Jumpstart Automotive Group), 8-20-14 – 8-21-14, 6:30 p.m. – 8:45 a.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect pried open the door lock, entered […]

Bloomfield Hills Girls Learn Robotics and Animation in Camp

August 30th 2014

Bloomfield Hills Girls Learn Robotics and Animation in Camp (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Aug. 30, 2014) The STEM Girls’ Robotics and Animation Camp was a great way to exercise young minds earlier this month. Girls in third through eighth grade attended the camp to learn the basics of computer animation. They also programmed and built robots […]

Mayors Share Wisdom with Girl Scouts at Camp Moxie (video)

August 29th 2014

Mayors Share Wisdom with Girl Scouts at Camp Moxie (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2014) In a world where women don’t always support each other as well as they could, three organizations partner together to change that. The Girl Scouts of SE Michigan, Michigan Women’s Foundation, and the Women Official’s Network Foundation hosted Camp […]

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water

August 29th 2014

4th & 5th Graders: Art Contest for Calendar about Protecting Water (press release, Aug. 29, 2014) Oakland County Water Resource Commission invites 4th and 5th grade students in Oakland County to submit drawings depicting how we can all protect our lakes, streams and rivers from pollution, as well as how to conserve water.  Winning entries are […]

Oakland County Health Division has Back to School Vaccinations

August 29th 2014

Oakland County Health Division has Back to School Vaccinations (OCHD Press Release, Aug. 29, 2014) The 2014 school year is fast approaching – which means back-to-school shopping, a back-to-school sleep schedule, and yes – back-to-school vaccinations. The Oakland County Health Division offers immunizations for individuals of all ages at their offices in Pontiac and Southfield – […]

Essential School Bus Tips!

August 29th 2014

Essential School Bus Tips! (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Aug. 29, 2014) Over the summer, we asked our bus drivers to tell us what they wish children and parents would know, prior to the start of the school year. They gave us the following tips: ~The bus is not recess time. ~Students and parents should wait for […]

Ferndale Schools Hosts Welcome Breakfast for Staff (video)

August 28th 2014

Dignity, Diversity & Dreams: Ferndale Schools Hosts Welcome Breakfast for Staff (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 28, 2014) Nearly 300 people make the Ferndale School District work, and this year they were welcomed back with a special breakfast courtesy of the Ferndale School Board, businesses and community members, and the new administration. Optimism filled the […]

Berkley to Pick Flood Impacted Residents for Focus Group

August 27th 2014

Berkley to Pick Flood Impacted Residents for Focus Group (Berkley Press Release, Aug. 27, 2014) As Berkley residents continue to recover from the record storms and related water damage, the City of Berkley seeks to streamline its processes and remove common obstacles in order to help residents proceed with recovery and repairs more quickly and […]

An Immersive Voyage into Wonderland, Alice Comes to Ferndale Oct. 10-25

August 27th 2014

An Immersive Voyage into Wonderland, “Alice” Comes to Ferndale Oct. 10-25 (Press Release, Aug.27, 2014) In October, Detroit-based nerve, a performance organization that stages  immersive, audience participatory shows in non-traditional spaces, will bring Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice” to Ferndale, Mich. In Detroit, nerve has pioneered immersive events in the popular vein of “Sleep No More” and […]