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Holly Area – Meet the Candidates Forum Oct. 27

October 24th 2014

Holly Area – Meet the Candidates Forum Oct. 27 (Holly Area Chamber of Commerce Press Release, Oct. 24, 2014) October 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Karl Richter Campus 300 East St., Holly, MI 48442 United States Find out where the Candidates stand on important community issues. Evening’s Agenda: Opening Remarks Pledge of Allegiance […]

Bloomfield Hills Student Wins Recipe Contest, Meets First Lady

October 24th 2014

Bloomfield Hills Student Wins Recipe Contest, Meets First Lady (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, Oct. 24, 2014) Elena Hirsch, 7th grade student at West Hills Middle School, won first place for the state of Michigan in the national recipe contest “The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge!” Hirsch was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama at the […]

Equality Michigan Co-Founder Leaves Financial Gift, and Inspiration

October 24th 2014

Equality Michigan Co-Founder Leaves Financial Gift, and Inspiration (Equality Michigan Press Release, Oct. 24, 2014) Equality Michigan, the only statewide anti-violence and political advocacy organization serving Michigan’s LGBTQ and HIV affected communities, has been named the beneficiary of two gifts from the estate of Dr. Henry Messer to help propel the organization’s work. Dr. Messer, […]

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin

October 23rd 2014

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014)   As transit plans develop along the Woodward Corridor, one particularly sticky area is the intersection of I-696 and Woodward. Here, where Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods and Royal Oak meet, there are over and underpasses, bus stops, and precarious crosswalks leading […]

Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26

October 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014) A group of volunteers in Pleasant Ridge has come up with a fantastic way to raise money for the Pleasant Ridge Foundation: A pop up Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique. On Oct. 25-26 at the DPW Yard (corner of Maywood and Gainsborough, East of […]

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video)

October 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be difficult, but one Royal Oak Police Sergeant’s willingness to do just that earned him the Police Officer of the Year Award at the 2014 Royal Oak Community Awards. Sgt. Eric Baroky was among […]

Phoenix Center Condemnation Suit Dismissed

October 22nd 2014

Phoenix Center Condemnation Suit Dismissed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Those who want to tear down the Phoenix Center hit a wall on Tuesday as Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren dismissed the City’s attempts to have the parking structure and amphitheater torn down by condemnation. Half of the parking deck is in […]

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark”

October 22nd 2014

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark” (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 22, 2014) The Ferndale Library has an invitation for local business leaders: Make Your Mark! The library encourages members of the business community to adopt programs and prominent areas of the library and be recognized as supportive partners. Credit Union One has already proudly […]

Auburn Hills… Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek

October 22nd 2014

Auburn Hills Morning Optimists Honor Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek (Auburn Hills Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, Oct. 22, 2014) On Thursday, October 16th, the Morning Optimist Club honored one of our paid on call firefighters, Melissa Macek. I first met Melissa when she was a student at our Citizen’s Police Academy a few years ago.  […]

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man

October 22nd 2014

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 22, 2014) UPDATE (10/24):  At a family member’s request, the street has been removed from this police report. INCIDENT: 21:30 Hrs. – Oct. 21 – Addison Township – Death Investigation/Overdose. #14-167086 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Addison Township Fire Department responded to […]