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Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26

October 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014) A group of volunteers in Pleasant Ridge has come up with a fantastic way to raise money for the Pleasant Ridge Foundation: A pop up Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique. On Oct. 25-26 at the DPW Yard (corner of Maywood and Gainsborough, East of […]

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video)

October 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Honors Community Members with Awards (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be difficult, but one Royal Oak Police Sergeant’s willingness to do just that earned him the Police Officer of the Year Award at the 2014 Royal Oak Community Awards. Sgt. Eric Baroky was among […]

Phoenix Center Condemnation Suit Dismissed

October 22nd 2014

Phoenix Center Condemnation Suit Dismissed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2014) Those who want to tear down the Phoenix Center hit a wall on Tuesday as Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren dismissed the City’s attempts to have the parking structure and amphitheater torn down by condemnation. Half of the parking deck is in […]

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark”

October 22nd 2014

Ferndale Library Encourages Donors: “Make Your Mark” (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 22, 2014) The Ferndale Library has an invitation for local business leaders: Make Your Mark! The library encourages members of the business community to adopt programs and prominent areas of the library and be recognized as supportive partners. Credit Union One has already proudly […]

Auburn Hills… Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek

October 22nd 2014

Auburn Hills Morning Optimists Honor Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek (Auburn Hills Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, Oct. 22, 2014) On Thursday, October 16th, the Morning Optimist Club honored one of our paid on call firefighters, Melissa Macek. I first met Melissa when she was a student at our Citizen’s Police Academy a few years ago.  […]

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man

October 22nd 2014

Heroin Overdose Claims Life of Addison Twp. Man (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 22, 2014) UPDATE (10/24):  At a family member’s request, the street has been removed from this police report. INCIDENT: 21:30 Hrs. – Oct. 21 – Addison Township – Death Investigation/Overdose. #14-167086 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Addison Township Fire Department responded to […]

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video)

October 21st 2014

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Not everyone knows who Christy Jensen is. But the women who have won office thanks in part to her campaign expertise are leading some of Oakland County’s largest communities. Mayor Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, who is now running for Congress, […]

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November

October 21st 2014

Downtown Pontiac Parking Program Set to Launch in November (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) The contracts have been signed and the new multi-space parking meters are on their way to bring paid on-street parking back to Downtown Pontiac. Not everyone is thrilled about the revival, but Downtown Business Association President Glen Konopaskie says it’s […]

Zombie Pub Crawl in Downtown Ferndale Nov. 1

October 21st 2014

Zombie Pub Crawl in Downtown Ferndale Nov. 1 (Michigan AIDS Coalition Press Release, Oct. 21, 2014) Day of the Dead Zombie & Halloween pub crawl, Halloween weekend – Saturday, 11.1.14 Event time 3-9pm / post apocalypse parties 9pm The “Walk of the Undead” commences at 3PM at Twist Nightclub (previously Boogie Fever). The infection will […]

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield

October 21st 2014

SMART Bus Driver Fell Asleep Before Hitting Seven Cars in W. Bloomfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Two people were seriously injured when a SMART bus driver fell asleep at the wheel on Monday at around 6pm. The 65-year-old driver was on Maple Road near Middle Belt, traveling westbound when the bus went over […]