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Birmingham Fire Dept. Collecting Toys for Tots through Dec. 19

December 13th 2014

Birmingham Fire Dept. Collecting Toys for Tots through Dec. 19 (City of Birmingham Press Release, Dec. 13, 2014) The Birmingham Fire Department encourages the community to participate in their annual Toys for Tots collection. The program specifics are as follows: What: Since 2003 the Birmingham Fire Department has helped needy children experience the joy of […]

Love on the House Floor: State Rep Gives Surprise Proposal (video)

December 12th 2014

Love on the House Floor: State Rep Gives Surprise Proposal (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2014) When Delena Kajy got called up in front of the State House on Dec. 9, she had no idea what her boyfriend, State Representative Klint Kesto was up to.  He told her there would be a simple resolution, […]

New Businesses Met with Union Protests in Ferndale (video)

December 12th 2014

New Businesses Met with Union Protests (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2014) The new shops on Woodward Avenue just north of Cambourne are nearing completion, with independently-owned franchises like Dickey’s BBQ, Sports Clips, and Verizon just getting settled in, and newcomers like LaVida Massage and Rocket Novelty & Candy ready to serve customers. Though […]

Oakland County gets Million Dollar Federal Suicide Prevention Grant

December 12th 2014

Oakland County gets Million Dollar Federal Suicide Prevention Grant (OCCMHA press release, Dec. 12, 2014) Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority (OCCMHA) is receiving $200,000 annually for five years to support suicide prevention efforts throughout the county. The funds are part of a five-year grant, totaling nearly $4 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental […]

Senator-Elect Gary Peters Announces Key Staff

December 12th 2014

Senator-Elect Gary Peters Announces Key Staff (Gary Peters Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014) Last week, U.S. Senator-elect Gary Peters announced that Elise Lancaster will be his State Director in Michigan and that his current Chief of Staff, Eric Feldman, will continue that role in Peters’ Senate office. Lancaster, who resides in Dewitt, Michigan, served as […]

Berkley Offers Winter Break Camps

December 12th 2014

Berkley Offers Winter Break Camps (Berkley Parks and Rec, Dec. 12, 2014) Are you looking for something for your children to do over winter break? Berkley Parks and Recreation will be offering four days of vacation camp over the holiday break. Each day brings a new adventure as the campers will get to go on […]

Moonshine and Good Times…

December 12th 2014

Moonshine and Good Times: End of Prohibition Event Raised Money for Goodfellows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2014) Another year of 1920s costumes and passing the moonshine jug has helped the Ferndale Goodfellows with their mission of providing a Christmas to needy family. The End of Prohibition Party is the creation of Larry and Monica Mills, […]

… Help with S. Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28

December 12th 2014

Volunteers Needed to Help with South Oakland County Homeless Count Day Jan. 28 (Royal Oak Press Release, Dec. 12, 2014) The City of Royal Oak is working in conjunction with the Oakland County Alliance For Housing to conduct a point-In-time count of homeless individuals on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Volunteers are needed. This one-day, approximately […]

Jimmy Alter & Friends Blues Performance in Southfield Dec. 17

December 11th 2014

Jimmy Alter & Friends Blues Performance in Southfield Dec. 17 (SPL Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014) Jimmy Alter & Friends are the featured performers at the Southfield Public Library’s next Jazz & Blues series program to be held on Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission for Friends of […]

Farmington Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam

December 11th 2014

Farmington Police Warn of IRS Phone Scam (FPSD Press Release, Dec. 11, 2014)   The Farmington Public Safety Department is advising residents to be aware of a scam perpetrated by people who are posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents. The scammers typically call a resident and tell them that they owe a large sum […]