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Suspect Caught After…Fleeing into Madison Hts. Neighborhood

July 29th 2014

Suspect Caught After Fighting with Police and Fleeing into Madison Heights Neighborhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2014) A Madison Heights neighborhood was blocked off by police at about 2pm Tuesday after a suspect ran away from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Anderson of the Madison Heights Police Department said that the man […]

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

July 29th 2014

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will […]

Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3

July 28th 2014

Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3 (OPACC Press Release, July 28, 2014) The City of Oak Park, MI is having its first Annual Summer Fest August 2-3, 2014. To build upon last year’s one day Art Fair and Summer Splash, the Summer Fest will be a two day event the first weekend of August. This […]

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

July 28th 2014

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I […]

Troy Police Stop Nonconforming Medical Marijuana Grow Operations

July 28th 2014

Troy Police Stop Nonconforming Medical Marijuana Grow Operations (Troy Police, July 28, 2014) This year Troy Police investigated three separate marijuana grow operations (grow-ops). In April, investigators received a neighborhood tip of a possible grow-op at a residence on the 1000 block of Scottsdale. Investigators followed up and discovered the residence was a marijuana grow-op […]

7 Month Old Pontiac Baby Burned by Hot Bath Water

July 28th 2014

7 Month Old Pontiac Baby Burned by Hot Bath Water (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 28, 2014) UPDATE:  Later reports from the Sheriff’s Department list the child as being 2 years old. The child has also since died from an infection as a result of the burns. INCIDENT: 22:45 Hrs. –July 26 – City of […]

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

July 27th 2014

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War […]

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

July 27th 2014

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had […]

Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit

July 26th 2014

Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday on a Special Land Use permit for Meridian Wellness Center, a medical marijuana clinic designed to “provide a safe location or Meridian Wellness members to meet with their state-approved patients and to […]

Royal Oak Names Middle School Principal & Special Ed. Director

July 26th 2014

Royal Oak Names Middle School Principal & Special Ed. Director (Becky McLennan, Royal Oak Schools, July 26, 2014) Todd Noonan, a former teacher at Royal Oak High School, is returning to the district as the new Principal of Royal Oak Middle School. He taught Social Studies at Royal Oak High School, as well as served […]