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Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24

July 14th 2014

Deadline for Senior Olympics is July 16, Events Aug. 6-24 (press release, July 14, 2014) Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) will be hosting the 35th Anniversary of the summer games August 6-17 & 23-24, 2014 at various locations throughout Oakland County.  Registration deadline is July 16th. Men and women, 50+ compete in events including archery, badminton, […]

Meet Birmingham’s New City Manager: Joseph Valentine (video)

July 13th 2014

Meet Birmingham’s New City Manager: Joseph Valentine (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2014) When Joseph Valentine took an internship in the Birmingham City Manager’s Office 17 years ago, he had no idea that he would one day be managing the city himself. But after rising through the ranks and a couple stints as Interim […]

Help Getting Government Contracts Available…

July 13th 2014

Help Getting Government Contracts Available to Oakland Co. Businesses (Oakland County Press Release, July 13, 2014)   Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center will soon be offering free counseling services that can help businesses interested in obtaining government contracts at the local, state and federal levels. Beginning Wednesday, Schoolcraft College’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center […]

Robina Rhapsody in Berkley this Thursday, July 17

July 13th 2014

Robina Rhapsody in Berkley this Thursday, July 17 (complied, July 13, 2014) The Berkley Junior Women’s Club presents the Aaron Vaughn Band in a family friendly summer concert on Thursday, July 17, 2014, 6:00 PM. The fun will be next to the theatre marquee on the north side of 12 mile, at the corner of […]

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested…

July 13th 2014

Oak Park Woman’s Car Repeatedly Rammed, Boyfriend Arrested for Assault in Commerce Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 04:45 Hrs. July 13– Commerce Township – Felonious Assault with Motor Vehicle#14-108269 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1700 block of Haggerty Road (Meijer’s) for an assault in progress.  Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with […]

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult…

July 13th 2014

Children Saved from Smoky Apartment While Adult Passed Out on Couch Intoxicated (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 13, 2014) INCIDENT: 01:48 Hrs. – July 11 – City of Pontiac – Resisting & Obstructing / Child Endangerment / Taser Deployment  #14-106947 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Carriage Circle to assist the Waterford Regional […]

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland Co. July 29

July 12th 2014

SEMCOG Nonmotorized Plan Open Houses, Oakland County is July 29 (SEMCOG Press Release, July 12, 2014) Bicycle and pedestrian (nonmotorized) travel is a vital part of Southeast Michigan’s transportation systems. For many communities, biking and pedestrian facilities improve quality of life for residents and make these communities more desirable. A nonmotorized plan for Southeast Michigan […]

38 Businesses Share 3-60 Project Concerns, Public Mtg. July 16

July 12th 2014

38 Businesses Share 3-60 Project Concerns, Public Mtg. July 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The initial plans for construction of mixed use buildings in two city-owned parking lots has brought together 38  businesses who signed a letter expressing their concerns over the  project in Downtown Ferndale, and the City is responding. Developers of […]

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk…

July 12th 2014

Video: State Senate Candidates for 11th District Talk About Issues in LWV Forum (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2014) The League of Women Voters held a candidate’s forum on July 2 for the 11th State Senate District Candidates at the Southfield Public Library. Republican Candidate Boris Tuman was not at the present and did not […]

Michigan’s Largest Retail Real Estate Conference of the Year, July 24

July 11th 2014

Michigan’s Largest Retail Real Estate Conference of the Year, July 24 (Doug Brown, ASTI Environmental, July 11, 2014) The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) 44th Annual Michigan IDEA Exchange and Alliance Program will convene on July 24 at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. As found below it’s another stellar crowd so anyone interested […]