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Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight

December 27th 2013

Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight (Go Comedy! Press Release, Dec. 27, 2013) Tonight, improvisers from across metro Detroit will perform on stage for 24 hours during Go Comedy! For A Cure, a 24-hour improv marathon to benefit Gilda’s Club, The American Cancer Society and the Tim Hayden Memorial Scholarship Fund, […]

Pleasant Ridge Seeks Input on Parks Plan, Including Gainsboro

December 26th 2013

Pleasant Ridge Seeks Input on Parks Plan, Including Gainsboro (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Plans for Gainboro Park and others in Pleasant Ridge are wrapping up, and the City Commission is looking for final input from residents before sending the plans off to Lansing in hopes of getting grants to make improvements possible. As […]

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System

December 26th 2013

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Beginning Jan. 1, the system through which patrons can check out items from libraries other than their own will be changing throughout Michigan.  Those who wish to borrow items will need to stop by their home library and get either a new […]

Berkley Caring and Sharing Feeds 175 Families

December 25th 2013

Berkley Caring and Sharing Feeds 175 Families (Berkley Public Schools, Dec. 25, 2013) Caring and Sharing, a PTA Council initiative, was a success this year. The food collected throughout the District provided food for 175 families in the District including turkeys, bread, potatoes, apples, oranges, peanut butter and jelly, breakfast foods and a wide variety […]

Royal Oak Looking to Fill Seats on Boards and Commissions

December 25th 2013

Royal Oak Looking to Fill Seats on Boards and Commissions (C. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2013) The City of Royal Oak has several opportunities for citizens to get involved.  They recently sent out an email letting the public know about what openings are available. Those interested in volunteering for a position on one of the many […]

Ferndale Second Graders Take Virtual Trip to Japan

December 25th 2013

Ferndale Second Graders Take Virtual Trip to Japan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2013) Second graders from Roosevelt and Kennedy Elementary Schools in Ferndale boarded an imaginary plane bound for the far off land of Japan for a “virtual trip” Thursday.  In this annual tradition, teachers and volunteers plan a day’s worth of cultural lessons […]

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes

December 24th 2013

Package Thieves Hit Ferndale Homes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2013) Several Ferndalians are reporting that packages delivered to their doorsteps have been snatched up by thieves. St. Louis, Beaufield and Leroy are among those streets where packages have come up missing. Kim Hoxworth ordered her son’s Christmas present online, only to learn that when […]

New Years at Dino’s: Sun Messengers and…

December 24th 2013

New Years at Dino’s: Sun Messengers and Because I Said I Would Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2013) Dino’s Lounge is planning a fun and uplifting New Year’s eve celebration with music from The Sun Messengers and the social media project Because I Said I Would. Because I said I would is an international […]

Rochester Lights Show Holiday Spirit

December 23rd 2013

Rochester Lights Show Holiday Spirit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 23, 2013) Downtown Rochester shows off their holiday spirit each year with The Big, Bright Light Show.  Over a million points of light are strung on the buildings of the downtown shopping area to encourage visitors to the area. The lights were lit December 2 and […]

Berkley Public Library Offers Winter Storytimes

December 23rd 2013

Berkley Public Library Offers Winter Storytimes (Berkley Library Press Release, Dec. 23, 2013) Winter storytimes will take place in January and February at the Berkley Public Library.  These storytimes are reserved for Berkley residents. Preschool Storytime Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. on January 14, 21, 28 and February 4, 11. The program includes 30 minutes of […]