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Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust

September 3rd 2014

Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 3, 2014) When 33-year-old chemistry teacher Barb Webb’s pregnancy started to show, she figured it was time to let her administrator at Marian Catholic High School in Bloomfield Hills know. Webb had been teaching at Marian for nine years. Five and a […]

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

September 2nd 2014

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested […]

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22

September 2nd 2014

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22 (Common Ground Press Release, Sept. 1, 2014) Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair, which is the agency’s signature fundraiser, celebrates 40 years in 2014!  Scheduled for Saturday September 21 thru Sunday, September 22 in downtown Birmingham along Old Woodward Ave, the fair offers free fun, […]

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion

September 2nd 2014

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Sept. 3, 2014) FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979 35th REUNION www.ferndale79.com Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Santia Banquet Hall Keego Harbor, MI $70.00/person ($75 at the door): Includes open bar, appetizers, family style dinner including Roasted Sirloin, Filet of Salmon, and […]

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion

September 1st 2014

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) In a celebration complete with dancing dragons, a ribbon cutting, and a buffet of incredible cuisine, Tai Fai in Oak Park shared their success and expansion with the public on Aug. 28. The name “Tai Fai” means “great and fast” […]

Library Costs Examined as PR Delays …w/ Huntington Woods

September 1st 2014

Library Costs Examined as Pleasant Ridge Delays Contract Vote with Huntington Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) The Pleasant Ridge City Commissioners split their votes at their August meeting on a move to delay approving a five year contract with Huntington Woods for library services. City Manager James Breuckman recommended approving the contract, rather […]

Pontiac Teenager Accidentally Shoots Self in the Thigh

September 1st 2014

Pontiac Teenager Accidentally Shoots Self in the Thigh (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 1, 2014) INCIDENT: 12:20 hrs. – Aug. 29 – City of Pontiac – Accidental Shooting – # 14-136500 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to McLaren Oakland Hospital for a subject in the Emergency Room suffering from a gunshot wound to his right thigh. Upon initial […]

After Locking themselves…Pipeline Protestors Arrested (video)

September 1st 2014

After Locking themselves to Work Trucks, Two Pipeline Protestors Arrested (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) On Aug. 25 Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 2000 block of Lakeville Road in Oxford Township. According to Undersheriff Mike McCabe “The protesters were advised by security and by deputies that they were trespassing. Most of […]

Art Reception at Cork – “Visceral” Sept.10

September 1st 2014

Art Reception at Cork – “Visceral” Sept.10 (Compiled, Sept. 1, 2014) Wednesday, September 10, 4-10pm: Sip and See with happy hour all night with $5 glasses of wine, beer specials and small plate specials at Cork Wine Pub at 23810 Woodward Ave, Pleasant Ridge. “Visceral” is an art exhibition that incorporates anatomical elements to delve […]

Berkley Area Chamber Swings Fore Charity Sept. 19

September 1st 2014

Berkley Area Chamber Swings Fore Charity Sept. 19 (Berkley Area Chamber Press Release, Sept. 1, 2014) MetroSold presents the Annual Berkley Area Chamber Golf Outing   Sept. 19, 2014 . The Tri-Community Coalition and the Berkley Holiday Lights Parade will benefit from funds raised. The outing is held at Rackham Golf Course, 8 a.m. registration, 9 […]