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Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class

July 20th 2014

Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class (C. Proxmire, photos Ron Warren, July 20, 2014) The classic technique of Adire Elecko cloth art has found its way to Oak Park as part of the Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission’s Third Thursday program. Participants learned the resist dye technique from artist Eileen […]

Adam Schihl Named Clawson Middle School Principal

July 20th 2014

Adam Schihl Named Clawson Middle School Principal (Clawson Schools Press Release, July 20, 2014) Adam Schihl, Clawson High School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, has been named Principal of Clawson Middle School. He will continue as Athletic Director for the district. “Adam is excited about the opportunity to lead Clawson Middle School and is looking forward to […]

Man Hospitalized w/Burns and Arrested after Setting Fire to Ex’s Home

July 20th 2014

Man Hospitalized w/Burns and Arrested after Setting Fire to Ex’s Home in Highland Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 20, 2014) INCIDENT:  02:55 Hrs. July 19 – Highland Township – Arson/Fire Investigator Call-Out.              #14-111654. SUMMARY: Deputies were investigating a PPO violation [personal protection order] in the 2900 block of Loch Lomond Ct West.  The victim […]

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale

July 19th 2014

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale (C. Proxmire, July 19, 2014) The annual Pig & Whiskey Festival continues through the weekend as thousands of people pack Downtown Ferndale for the event.  The three-day celebration of booze, BBQ and bands brings people of all ages together.  This year Heartless Bastards and Goober and the Peas […]

Music in the Park Makes a Comeback at Kulick

July 19th 2014

Music in the Park Makes a Comeback at Kulick (C. Proxmire, July 19, 2014) It’s been over six years since free concerts regularly graced the parks of Ferndale.  The effort was revived Friday by the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission, who presented Ryan  Dillaha and the Miracle Men at the Kulick Center Park. Ferndalians of […]

Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy

July 19th 2014

Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy (Troy Police Department, July 19, 2014) Troy Police Investigators are seeking the assistance of the public to identify the above couple who are taking wallets from purses at various locations throughout Michigan (Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Holland areas). Troy victim reported her wallet was stolen […]

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality

July 18th 2014

Small Businesses Can Sign Up to Support True Net Neutrality (Guest Column by Hajj Flemings, orig. http://hajjflemings.com/2014/07/18/net-neutrality-why-michigan-startups-need-to-join-the-fight-for-an-open-internet/, July 18, 2014) The Internet has leveled the playing field and enabled entrepreneurs and startups to create a world that empowers ideas with global impact.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has recently released a ‘Net Neutrality’ proposal, aka […]

Motor City Pizza Fest August 7 in Royal Oak

July 18th 2014

Motor City Pizza Fest August 7 in Royal Oak (Bill Lonskey, July 18, 2014) Last year, nearly 1,700 people joined us to enjoy some of the best pizza metro Detroit has to offer, great music, thirst quenching beer and cocktails and more. On Thursday, August 7, the 2014 Motor City Pizza Fest comes to the […]

Candidates for 11th Congressional District… (video)

July 17th 2014

Candidates for 11th Congressional District Speak in LWV Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2014) Candidates for the 11th Congressional District came together at Milford High School on Wednesday, with the exception of incumbent Kerry Bentivolio, for the League of Women Voters candidate forum. Bentivolio’s opponent in the Aug. 5 primary, fellow Republican Dave […]

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison to Give State of City July 29

July 17th 2014

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison to Give State of City July 29 (Royal Oak Press Release, July 17, 2014) Join Mayor Jim Ellison on Tuesday, July 29 at noon at Red Run Golf Club for the State of the City. The event is hosted by the Rotary Club and is open to the public. The […]