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Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27

January 21st 2015

Community Forum on Restructuring Ferndale Schools Jan. 27 (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Jan. 21, 2015) On Jan. 27 at 7pm at the Ferndale High School Auditorium join Ferndale Schools as we begin the discussion of the future of our district including: ~Presentations on the current state of our facilities and future enrollment projections ~Proposals on […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Keeping with King’s Dream RO Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video)

January 20th 2015

Keeping with King’s Dream, Royal Oak Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2015) For 25 years, Royal Oak Township has hosted a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and while the event was a fitting tribute, the speakers also raised painful topics for the community to consider. […]

Couple’s Night at the Warming Center Changes Lives, Particularly Their Own

January 20th 2015

Couple’s Night at the Warming Center Changes Lives, Particularly Their Own (View by Nan Kerr-Mueller and Chris Mueller, Jan. 20, 2015) Nan:   Helping people fills my bucket, but for whatever reason the idea of volunteering at a warming center was intimidating to me. Last Friday, Chris and I thought we had plans to go out; […]

New Hudson Man and 9 Year Old Son Killed in Auto Crash

January 20th 2015

New Hudson Man and 9 Year Old Son Killed in Auto Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Jan. 20, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a double fatal, motor vehicle crash that occurred on west bound Pontiac Trail west of Martindale in Lyon Township. The crash occurred at about 8:03 a.m. Mr. Pedro Montanez, a […]

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS

January 20th 2015

Baby Found Dead in Pontiac, Possible Case of SIDS (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 10:15 hrs. – Jan. 18, 2015) City of Pontiac – Death Investigation/Possible SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)  #15-8678 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 90 block of Oliver St. for a report of a two month old child that […]

Elderly Couple Found Murdered in Rochester Hills, Son in Custody

January 20th 2015

Elderly Couple Found Murdered in Rochester Hills, Son in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 20, 2015) INCIDENT: 15:09 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Double Homicide.   #15-9210. SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address on E. Maryknoll on a welfare check.  The caller reports he has not been able to contact his mother or […]

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted

January 20th 2015

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted (City of Royal Oak, Jan. 20, 2015)   The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) is excited to announce a call for artists to submit proposals for permanent display of public art along east 11 Mile Road from Troy to Campbell Road […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696

January 18th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696 (Cheryl Weiss, Photography by Thomas Treuter Photography, Jan. 18,2015) The Historical Society of Pleasant Ridge held a 25th birthday celebration for I-696 on Thursday, January 15, 2015 with approximately 80 residents and interested residents from neighboring communities. They gathered at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center to view a […]

Waterford Police Searching for Woman Who Carjacked and Ran Over Senior UPDATED

January 18th 2015

Waterford Police Searching for Woman Who Carjacked and Ran Over Senior UPDATED (C. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2015) Waterford Police are searching for 38-year-old Ruth Pozdol, who they believe may be responsible for the car-jacking and killing of a 76-year-old man in Waterford today. The killing happened at 11am Sunday morning at the Burger King at […]