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Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6

June 19th 2014

Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 19, 2014)   INCIDENT: 0003 Hours- June 18 – City of Pontiac-Armed Robbery/Stabbing # 14-92156 SUMMARY: Deputies and Star EMS responded to Huron and Murphy for the report of a victim who had been stabbed. Upon arrival the victim stated that […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth

June 18th 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 18, 2014) June 16th – July 21st, 2014 Summer Reading Family Story Times MONDAYS @ 6:30 PM Six-week session. No registration required. Read, move and explore during these weekly story celebrations for the entire family, led by Ms. Ashley and Mr. Jordan in the KIDS […]

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert

June 18th 2014

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014)   The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be giving special performances based on feedback from the community. In Oakland County, Clarkston, Clawson, Lake Orion and Royal Oak have schools in the running. DTE Energy Foundation Presents the DSO in Your Community has been […]

It Stormed, Therefore Power is Out…

June 18th 2014

It Stormed, Therefore Power is Out in Various Communities (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2014) There was a storm today, and as a result several communities have lost power.  Bloomfield Hills,  Beverly Hills and Oak Park seem to be suffering the most outages. DTE crews are working to repair downed power lines and damaged transformers […]

Ferndale Man Suffers Broken Jaw from Attack on Woodward Ave.

June 17th 2014

Ferndale Man Suffers Broken Jaw from Attack on Woodward Ave. (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) UPDATE:  A fund has been created to help the victim with his expenses.  Learn more at http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/eddie-ewing-victim-of-the-knockout-game/192461. A 54-year-old man is hospitalized with a broken jaw and a face laceration after being attacked by two men while walking along […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date

June 17th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati […]

Southfield Fun Run Gets Kids Excited About Exercise

June 17th 2014

Southfield Fun Run Gets Kids Excited About Exercise (Crystal Proxmire, June 18, 2014) Tis the season for marathons, relays and runs. But on June 14 in Southfield there was one especially for young people to get out and get excited about exercise. The first annual Mayor’s 3K Children’s Fun Run brought youth aged 8-12 to […]

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo

June 17th 2014

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo Press Release, June 17, 2014) Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) board members, donors, staff and guests gathered at the Detroit Zoo this evening to ceremoniously “break the ice” on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC). The groundbreaking event marks the beginning of an 18-month development period for […]

Guest View: Real Men. Real Allies.

June 17th 2014

Guest View: Real Men. Real Allies. (Guest Column by Victor “Billione” Walker,June 17, 2014, orig. Haven Blog) Before 2005, I was oblivious to issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. I associated such issues with women, and placed the responsibility of addressing them into their hands. I thought I had no role and was in no […]

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash

June 17th 2014

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014, photos: Berkley Chamber of Commerce) Downtown Berkley was full of art and activities for the annual Berkley Art Bash.  Kids got their faces painted and did crafts while adults shopped for artwork of all kinds. Over 100 artists were there, […]