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Five Year Old Boy Rescued Before Man Shot Self in Front of Police

August 11th 2014

Five Year Old Boy Rescued Before Man Shot Self in Front of Police in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept,. Aug. 11, 2014) 12:10 Hours Aug. 11 – City of Rochester Hills – Suicide  14-125503 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to suspicious vehicle behind a house on the 1400 block of John R. Once they arrived on […]

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16

August 10th 2014

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16 (Ferndale Press Release, Aug.10, 2014) Whether you’re strolling along enjoying emergency vehicles, listening to the horsepower of a Ford Mustang, or grooving to the sounds of classic rock’n roll from the Rock’n Live Entertainment stage, Woodward and Nine Mile is the place for automotive and festival […]

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. 16

August 10th 2014

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. (City of Birmingham Press Release, Aug. 10, 2014) It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to attend the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. The Birmingham […]

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise

August 10th 2014

Royal Oak Shares Do’s and Don’ts of Dream Cruise (City of Royal Oak press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   The Dream Cruise is ready to roll from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 16. Royal Oak, which has the longest stretch of Woodward Avenue (4 miles) in Oakland County, is generally considered the epicenter […]

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6

August 10th 2014

Wild About Reading Charity Walk for Literacy at Zoo Sept. 6 (press release, Aug. 10, 2014)   Oakland Literacy Council (OLC) asks that you mark your calendars for our Wild About Reading charity walk on September 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan. All proceeds raised will […]

Hazel Park Art Fair Aug. 23-24

August 10th 2014

Hazel Park Art Fair Aug. 23-24 (press release, Aug. 10, 2014) The Hazel Park Art Fair (HPAF) strives to provide a high quality community nonprofit event where all sales profits remain with the participants and community as a whole in an effort to promote our neighborhoods and support charitable work through donations. Our goal is […]

Capturing Michigan: Exploring 50 Hikes in Michigan

August 9th 2014

Capturing Michigan: Exploring 50 Hikes in Michigan (Guest Column by Rebecca Hammond, Aug. 9, 2014) I am finding myself engaged in foolishness today, planning a hike to recapture the mood of yesterdays. It began in an ordinary manner and ended with a feeling of deep contentment, the world set right, with the rest of the […]

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director…

August 9th 2014

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director Marina Glagolev (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber/Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce has made their decision for who will take the Executive Director Position. Marina Glagolev will start officially on Aug. 18, 2014. Glagolev is the former Director of Philanthropy at Evangelical Homes of Michigan, […]

A Look at Data: Increased Births & Decreased Deaths in Oakland Co.

August 9th 2014

A Look at Data: Increased Births and Decreased Deaths in Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit / Mayor, Pleasant Ridge,Aug. 9, 2014) Have you looked around your community of late and noticed more strollers and small people o the streets? I know I have and recognize it as a sign that Pleasant […]

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

August 8th 2014

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first […]