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Hazel Park Gives Key to the City to MMA Fighter Myles Jury (video)

September 30th 2014

Hazel Park Gives Key to the City to MMA Fighter Myles Jury (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014)   The City of Hazel Park has made it official, Sept. 30 is Myles Jury Day in Hazel Park, in honor of the undefeated MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter who grew up there. “When Myles walks […]

Royal Oak Brings in Retail Coach to Attract Businesses (video)

September 30th 2014

Royal Oak Brings in Retail Coach to Attract Businesses (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2014) The City of Royal Oak has decided to bring in a national consulting firm to help them attract more retail to the city. The Retail Coach has helped over 250 cities and Chambers of Commerce across the country improve […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

Ferndale Chief Responds to Report on Traffic Tickets and Race

September 30th 2014

Ferndale Chief Responds to Report on Traffic Tickets and Race (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) After receiving complaints from multiple people who felt they may have been racially profiled, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) researched the demographics of people issued traffic tickets in the City of Ferndale. What they found was that in […]

MDOT helps DDOT Purchase 50 New Buses

September 29th 2014

MDOT helps DDOT Purchase 50 New Buses (MDOT Press Release, Sept. 29, 2014)   The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is providing $6.5 million in matching funds to help purchase 50 new public transit buses for the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT). This critical investment matches a $25.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

Man Stopped Bringing Gun into Courthouse

September 29th 2014

Man Stopped Bringing Gun into Courthouse (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 09:15 hrs. – Sept. 26 – City of Pontiac – Carry Concealed Weapons (CCW) Violation 6th Circuit Court – #14-152660   SUMMARY: Deputies at the 6th Circuit Court located a loaded firearm in a leather bag as a subject was entering the […]

Oakland County Health Fair Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

September 29th 2014

Oakland County Health Fair Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 (press release, Sept. 29, 2014) The Oakland County Health Division is hosting a Health Fair from 8:30am – 5pm each day from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at North Oakland Health Center, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 34, in Pontiac. The event will have multiple booths, […]

Perennial Exchange Helps Ferndale Spirit Grow

September 29th 2014

Perennial Exchange Helps Ferndale Spirit Grow (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2014) The Ferndale Beautification Commission teamed up with Blumz by Design and the Ferndale DPW to make this year’s annual perennial exchange one of the best ever. Switching from the Kulick Center to Blumz gave the event a central location and flower-filled ambiance. The […]

Hazel Park Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 5

September 29th 2014

Hazel Park Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 5 (press release, Sept. 29, 2014) Please join us for the Hazel Park Fire Department’s Open House Cancer Benefit on Sunday, October 5th. The event will begin with a pancake breakfast at 8:00 AM put on by the HPFD and Hazel Park Eagles. The cost for a plate […]

Fatal Crash on I-696 in Southfield (updated)

September 29th 2014

Fatal Crash on I-696 in Southfield (Complied, ongoing, Sept. 29, 2014) Michigan State Police report that a fatal motorcycle crash closed I-696 Eastbound around 7:30pm Sunday night. The freeway was closed into the morning on Monday. The accident took place on Eastbound I-696 and Harvard Road. This story will be updated as more information is […]