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Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors

January 8th 2014

Tips to Avoid Crimes Targeting Seniors (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) Health Insurance Frauds Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered. “Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals […]

Fire and Ice Festival Comes to Rochester Jan 24-26

January 8th 2014

Fire and Ice Festival Comes to Rochester Jan 24-26 (Downtown Rochester Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) Friday, January 24, 5:00 – 9:00 pm Saturday, January 25, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday, January 26, 10:00am – 5:00pm Oakland County, Oakland County Parks, the City of Rochester and downtown Rochester come together to host the Fire […]

Kitchen Fire in Ferndale Caused by Using Torch to Thaw Pipe

January 8th 2014

Kitchen Fire in Ferndale Caused by Using Torch to Thaw Pipe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2014) A homeowner on Pilgrim Street in Ferndale tried using a small torch to thaw a pipe under their kitchen sink Tuesday morning at about 9am. The choice led to a fire in the kitchen, which could have been […]

West Bloomfield’s United We Walk Honors MLK Jan. 19

January 8th 2014

West Bloomfield’s  United We Walk Honors MLK Jan. 19 (United We Walk Press Release, Jan. 8, 2014) 20th Event Details: 2:30 p.m. Gather in West Bloomfield High School Atrium for Walk Down Orchard Lake Road. West Bloomfield High School 4925 Orchard Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323 Entertainment: West Bloomfield High School Jazz Band 3:00 […]

Birmingham Couple Killed in Plane Crash

January 8th 2014

Birmingham Couple Killed in Plane Crash (Crystal A. Proxmire, Between the Lines, Jan. 8, 2014) Todd Lloyd, 51, and his partner, Christopher Neumann, 38, of Birmingham, were killed Monday morning when their single-engine Mooney M20 plane crashed shortly after take-off. The men left from Boyne City Airport headed towards Troy in dismal weather conditions and […]

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps

January 7th 2014

Doggie Playdate in Ferndale to Benefit Detroit Bully Corps (Canine to Five Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) When: Thursday, January 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Where: Canine To Five Ferndale, 2141 Hilton Road 248-556-5675 What: Indoor Playdate, benefiting Detroit Bully Corps Who: Friendly, vaccinated dogs and their owners. We do have a small dog indoor area, and […]

Car Flips Off I-75 onto Edge of Rochester Road

January 7th 2014

Car Flips Off I-75 onto Edge of Rochester Road (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2014) A driver lost control Tuesday morning while driving on Southbound I-75, and their vehicle flipped off of the bridge and onto the shoulder of Rochester Road below.  Troy Police report there were only minor injuries. Oakland County 115 News reader […]

Berkley High School Presents The Wiz Jan. 16-18

January 7th 2014

Berkley High School Presents The Wiz Jan. 16-18 (Berkley Schools Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) Berkley High School is proud to present The Wiz, the winter BHS student musical production, to the community. Performances will be on Thursday-Saturday, January 16-18 at 7 pm and Sunday, January 19 at 3 pm, in the Berkley High School Auditorium […]

Royal Oak Adds Warming Center

January 7th 2014

Royal Oak Adds Warming Center (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Jan. 7, 2014) The Salter Center has been added as a designated warming center. The Salter Center (Boys and Girls Club) 1545 E. Lincoln , Royal Oak, Mi. 48067 Phone: (248) 544-4166 Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday / 9:00am – 7:00pm Inclement Weather Advisory  The […]

Ferndale Opens Warming Center Tuesday and Wednesday

January 7th 2014

Ferndale Opens Warming Center Tuesday and Wednesday (City of Ferndale Press Release, Jan.7 , 2014) Southeast Michigan temperatures have now dropped to record lows, and people who have to be out in it have been warned to limit their time outdoors, wear several layers of clothing, and cover up as much as possible to avoid […]