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Info Meeting for Ferndale’s 3-60 Project July 9

July 7th 2014

Info Meeting for Ferndale’s 3-60 Project July 9 (compiled, July 7, 2014)  UPDATE: The city has scheduled a Town Hall meeting for 5:30 pm, Wednesday, July 16 at the Rust Belt Market. In the meantime, you can visit www.FerndaleMoves.com to see the development team’s project proposal as presented to City Council on June 9th. If […]

Police Looking for Suspects in Oak Park Assault

July 7th 2014

Police Looking for Suspects in Oak Park Assault (Oak Park Police, July 7, 2014) On Thursday, July 3rd at 11:24 AM, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the 23000 block of Republic on the report of a woman who had been assaulted by two unknown male subjects. Officers arrived on scene and met with the […]

Guest Column: Transparency in Diversity & Inclusion Work

July 7th 2014

Guest Column: Transparency in Diversity & Inclusion Work (Kathleen LaTosch, July 7, 2014, orig. http://latoschconsulting.com/2014/06/30/ill-show-you-mine-transparency-in-diversity-inclusion-work/) “The first step is admitting you have a problem,” so goes the old Alcoholics Anonymous adage.  In diversity and inclusion work, it’s important to not only acknowledge this truth internally, but publicly as well. Disproportionality in hiring practices, promotional opportunities, […]

No Injuries as Teen Shoots Randomly at Park in Pontiac

July 7th 2014

No Injuries as Teen Shoots Randomly at Park in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 7, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:55 Hrs July 5. – City of Pontiac – Shooting/Weapons Violation     #14-103631 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to North End Park in the area of Marquette and Edison on a report of shots fired.  Witnesses stated a juvenile pulled […]

Suicide in Pontiac Group Home

July 7th 2014

Suicide in Pontiac Group Home (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, July 7, 2014) INCIDENT: 00:17 Hrs. July 7 – – City of Pontiac – Adult Suicide   #14-104250 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a group home in the 60 block of Clark Street for a report of a suicide. Upon arrival the complainant stated that she was at the […]

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot

July 6th 2014

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 6, 2014)   INCIDENT: 04:23 Hrs. July 5 – City of Pontiac  Shooting   /Forensic Lab Assist.  #14-103300 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Raeburn (Knight Riders Motorcycle Clubhouse) for the report of a shooting. Deputies arrived and located a […]

Whatever, Baby Jane at the Ringwald July 11-Aug. 4

July 6th 2014

Whatever, Baby Jane at the Ringwald July 11-Aug. 4 (Brandy Joe Plambeck, July 6, 2014)   The Classic Film Parody, Whatever, Baby Jane, begins July 11! Ringwald Theatre is thrilled to announce that their annual summer camp-fest returns in July with the original work WHATEVER, BABY JANE written by Dyan Bailey and Brandy Joe Plambeck. […]

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report

July 6th 2014

House Egged in Royal Oak, and More in Crime Report For the week of June 26, 2014 through July 3, 2014 Home Invasion 3000 block of N. Altadena, 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered his residence and damaged a flat screen television and miscellaneous property in his bedroom. There was […]

Electric Car Charging Stations in Ferndale Replaced

July 5th 2014

Electric Car Charging Stations in Ferndale Replaced (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 5, 2014)   Ferndale’s electric car charging stations were replaced last month after Blink Network, the company behind the system, declared bankruptcy. The new stations are managed by Clipper Creek through a partnership with DTE and came at no new cost to the city. […]

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour

July 5th 2014

Birmingham Hiring Election Workers, $9 Per Hour (City of Birmingham, July 5, 2014) The Birmingham City Clerk’s Office is seeking Election Inspectors to work the polls on August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014.  Election Inspectors work from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM and are paid $9.00 per hour. Election Inspectors are required to attend a training session […]