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M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools

February 16th 2015

M-Brew, Dino’s and 7-Eleven Offers Help Support Schools Other Businesses Invited to Help (C. Proxmire, Feb. 16, 2015) 7-Eleven $500 Contest and Slurpees for Good Grades With her store sitting on the border of Hazel Park Schools and Ferndale Schools, 7Eleven owner Shellie Hancasky gets to see her fair share of kids and parents. She also […]

State Rep. Jeremy Moss Hosting Coffee Hour in Southfield Feb. 23

February 16th 2015

State Rep. Jeremy Moss Hosting Coffee Hour in Southfield Feb. 23 (Jeremy Moss, Feb. 16, 2015) Coffee hours are a chance to meet with your state representative in an informal setting, where you can ask questions about pending legislation, get more information on state government or offer your ideas and solutions for matters facing our […]

Full Tuition & Housing for Two Clawson Seniors w/Caddie Scholarships

February 16th 2015

Full Tuition and Housing for Two Clawson Seniors with Caddie Scholarships (Clawson Schools Press Release, Feb. 16, 2015) Clawson High School Seniors – Mason McDiarmid and Cody Sarvello – have been awarded Chick Evans Caddie Scholarships, a full tuition and housing college scholarship for golf caddies that is renewable for up to four years. Mason […]

Library Picks With Darlene’s Excellent Obsess-ables

February 16th 2015

Library Picks With Darlene’s Excellent Obsess-ables Jeff Milo Circulation Specialist   Darlene’s always right. Really. I mean, I should never doubt her recommendations, even if the snob in me raises an eyebrow at her insistence; for various moods, for various times of year, for varying tastes in genre, she always winds up hitting it out […]

Affirmations Spring Bash – Enchanted – April 11

February 16th 2015

Affirmations Spring Bash – Enchanted – April 11 (Press Release, Feb. 16, 2015) As a forest during the spring thaw comes alive with the promise of newness and regrowth, Affirmations welcomes a new Executive Director. We are excited to enchant the community with an introduction and the regeneration of leadership. Please join us for a […]

Woman Arrested for Impersonating Substitute Teacher…

February 16th 2015

Woman Arrested for Impersonating Substitute Teacher in Waterford, Mother Also Arrested (Waterford Police, Feb. 16, 2015) On 2/16/15 at 10:08 am, Officers responded to the Riverside Elementary School for a complaint of a female impersonating a substitute teacher. Arriving Liaison Officer spoke with the subject and when asked to produce some identification she produced identification […]

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember”

February 15th 2015

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember” (Guest column by Sarah Leach, orig. wear blue:run to remember, Feb. 15, 2015) June 26, 2012 is a day I will never forget. Two Soldiers arrived at our house to notify me that my Husband, SSG Matthew Leach, wouldn’t be coming home […]

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7

February 15th 2015

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7 (Kelly Bennett, FADL, Feb. 15, 2015) Genuine live, loud music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Area District Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month, the library goes a little bit country and […]

SOGI Story #2: Preparing a School for a GSA

February 15th 2015

SOGI Story #2: Preparing a School for a GSA (C. Proxmire, Feb. 15, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ youth. The day-long […]

Oakland/Macomb NOW Raising Money to Process Detroit Rape Kits

February 15th 2015

Oakland/Macomb NOW Raising Money to Process Detroit Rape Kits (NOW Press Release, Feb. 15, 2015) The Oakland/Macomb MI National Organization for Women (NOW) has set up a team fundraising page for the group Enough SAID (Enough Sexual Assault in Detroit), which is raising money to have the backlog of over 11,000 rape kits in Detroit […]