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Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4

November 29th 2014

Royal Oak Tree Lighting Dec. 4 (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) The 33rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 4 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market at 6:15pm. There will be refreshments, children’s choir free hot dogs, coffee and hot chocolate and music from the Salvation Army Band. […]

Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13

November 29th 2014

  Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival Dec. 13 (DDA Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014, republished Dec. 12, 2014) The annual Downtown Ferndale Ice Festival takes place Saturday, Dec 13 from 10am to 6pm. There will be over 40 ice sculptures, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, hayrides, a warming tent and photos with Santa. Learn more at […]

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11

November 29th 2014

Teens Invited to Build Gingerbread Houses at Baldwin Library Dec. 11 (Baldwin Public Library Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Event Type: Young Adult Program Date: 12/11/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM End Time: 8:30 PM Description: Why should the children have all the fun? Come and make your own gingerbread house! Join us as we welcome […]

…Ferndale Recreation Winter Break Camp for Kids Age 5-12

November 29th 2014

Registration Open for Ferndale Recreation Winter Break Camp for Kids Age 5-12 (Ferndale Recreation Press Release, Nov. 29, 2014) Looking for some frosty fun while school is out? Come join Ferndale Recreation for its 2014 Winter Break Camp! In addition to a bevy of fun camp games and activities, your child will get the opportunity […]

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion

November 29th 2014

Suspect Sought in Pontiac Home Invasion (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:14 hrs. –Nov 27 – City of Pontiac – Home Invasion # 14-187494 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd for a Home Invasion in progress.  The complainant stated that she was home alone and […]

One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented

November 29th 2014

One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014)   INCIDENT: 07:56 hrs. –Nov. 27 – Commerce Township – Death Investigation / Suicide #14-187412   SUMMARY:  The Sheriff’s Office Operations Center received a call from the Novi Police Department advising that they had located a deceased subject hanging by the neck […]

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video)

November 28th 2014

2014 Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2014) Royal Oak kicked off the holiday season with the 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade.  The event brought several communities together, with marching bands from Detroit, Ecorse, Ferndale and Royal Oak.  Dozens of groups and businesses took part as well, including guests of […]

Pontiac to Light Tree of Hope Dec. 5

November 28th 2014

Pontiac to Light Tree of Hope Dec. 5 (Pontiac DBA Press Release, Nov. 28, 2014) Every year the community of Pontiac rings in the Holiday season by lighting the Tree of Hope and hearing the incredible voices of our community youth.  The community of Pontiac and the Pontiac Downtown Business Association invite you to come […]

Hunter Shoots Woman Walking Dog… UPDATED

November 28th 2014

Hunter Shoots Woman Walking  Dog  in Northern Oakland County (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 27, 2014)  NOTE: This story has been updated from a previous version.  Earlier we reported that the victim was a fellow hunter.  Subsequent media reports confirmed that the victim was a woman walking a dog, and not a fellow hunter.  We […]

Clawson Clock Tower Makeover in Progress

November 27th 2014

Clawson Clock Tower Makeover in Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2014) The Downtown Clawson clock tower is getting a makeover, the Clawson DDA reports. . “‘Meet me under the clock’ will now be a much nicer invitation and prettier destination,” the group said in a recent update to their website. “A planting bed with […]