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Hazel Park Art Fair Aug. 23-24

August 10th 2014

Hazel Park Art Fair Aug. 23-24 (press release, Aug. 10, 2014) The Hazel Park Art Fair (HPAF) strives to provide a high quality community nonprofit event where all sales profits remain with the participants and community as a whole in an effort to promote our neighborhoods and support charitable work through donations. Our goal is […]

Capturing Michigan: Exploring 50 Hikes in Michigan

August 9th 2014

Capturing Michigan: Exploring 50 Hikes in Michigan (Guest Column by Rebecca Hammond, Aug. 9, 2014) I am finding myself engaged in foolishness today, planning a hike to recapture the mood of yesterdays. It began in an ordinary manner and ended with a feeling of deep contentment, the world set right, with the rest of the […]

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director…

August 9th 2014

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director Marina Glagolev (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber/Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce has made their decision for who will take the Executive Director Position. Marina Glagolev will start officially on Aug. 18, 2014. Glagolev is the former Director of Philanthropy at Evangelical Homes of Michigan, […]

A Look at Data: Increased Births & Decreased Deaths in Oakland Co.

August 9th 2014

A Look at Data: Increased Births and Decreased Deaths in Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit / Mayor, Pleasant Ridge,Aug. 9, 2014) Have you looked around your community of late and noticed more strollers and small people o the streets? I know I have and recognize it as a sign that Pleasant […]

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

August 8th 2014

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first […]

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar…

August 8th 2014

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar from Royal Oak Gas Station Captured After Police Chase (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 01:06 Hrs. – Aug.6- Orion Twp. – Fleeing and Eluding/Recovered Stolen Vehicle.     #14-122961. SUMMARY: The Auburn Hills Police Department notified the Sheriff’s Office they had a vehicle northbound […]

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9

August 8th 2014

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9 (Transgender Michigan Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014) Transgender Michigan Presents Transgender Pride in the Park Celebrating Transgender Pride Since 1997! Saturday, August 9, 2014 12noon to 6pm Geary Park, Ferndale, https://goo.gl/maps/GIMol 855-345-TGMI All Trans-people and Allies Welcome Picnic….Free Food….Free Fun…..Great Friends We will provide the hot dogs and stuff. […]

17 Year Old Driver Killed in Police Chase Identified

August 8th 2014

17 Year Old Driver Killed in Police Chase Identified (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2014) The driver of a stolen vehicle who died Thursday in a fatal crash during a police chase has been identified as 17-year-old DeAngelo Woods of Detroit according to the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s office. Woods was driving a Jeep that […]

Michigan State Police Holding Recruiting Seminar Aug. 30

August 8th 2014

Michigan State Police Holding Recruiting Seminar Aug. 30 (MSP Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014) The Michigan State Police Second District will be holding a recruiting event on Saturday August 30, 2014 at Pontiac High School 1051 Arlene St., Pontiac, MI 48340. The seminar will run from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Interested career seekers are to arrive […]

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

August 8th 2014

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd […]