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Defending Snow Day Choice: B. Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs

January 8th 2015

Defending Snow Day Choice: Bloomfield Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2015) Posts of speculation, jubilation and disappointment speckled social media  Wednesday night and Thursday morning as students from area schools learned whether their district would be calling for a snow day. More specifically, a weather day, since it was […]

Woman w/Loaded Gun Leads Police on Chase, Trooper Injured in Berkley

January 8th 2015

Woman w/Loaded Gun Leads Police on Chase, Trooper Injured in Berkley (Michigan State Police, Jan. 8, 2015) Activity:           Vehicle Pursuit/Driving on Suspended License/Carry a Concealed Weapon           Incident Date: January 7, 2015 Location:          Southbound Woodward Avenue at Coolidge Ave, City of Royal Oak Summary:        Metro Post Troopers while on patrol observed a 2001 White in […]

Our Auntie Rosa Book Signing and Panel at Southfield Library Jan. 22

January 8th 2015

Our Auntie Rosa Book Signing and Panel at Southfield Library Jan. 22 (SPL Press Release, Jan. 19, 2015) Nieces and nephews of civil rights legend Rosa Parks will publicly share their personal memories for the first time at a launch of their new book, Our Auntie Rosa: The Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life […]

Birmingham City Manager Gives an Update on Parking

January 7th 2015

Birmingham City Manager Gives an Update on Parking (Joseph A. Valentine, Birmingham City Manager, originally published at http://www.bhamgov.org, republished here Jan. 7, 2015) As City Manager, one of the most common questions I hear is “What’s happening with…?”. With so much happening in Birmingham, you can fill in this blank with numerous projects, programs and […]

Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement in Pontiac Jan. 10

January 7th 2015

Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement in Pontiac Jan. 10 (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015) As relationships between police and the public are sometimes strained as incidents of violence around the country are reported, Pontiac area organizations are inviting members of law enforcement agencies and the public to a Community Forum with Local Law Enforcement. The […]

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies

January 7th 2015

Just 4 Us Owner, Community Activist, Kevin Rogers Dies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2015) After years of fighting for equality and inspiring others with his rainbow-painted storefront and endless fundraising help, the owner of Just 4 Us in Ferndale met with a battle that eventually took his life. Kevin Rogers died Sunday night after […]

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park

January 7th 2015

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park (Guest View by Aaron Tobin, Jan. 7, 2015) Jewish Community Center is considering closing the Oak Park center. This has saddened many people in the area, who are rallying behind this important part of the community. A change.org petition has been started for people to show support […]

Pushups for a Paramedic Fundraiser Jan. 24

January 7th 2015

Pushups for a Paramedic Fundraiser Jan. 24 (Compiled, Jan. 7, 2015) Miles for Medics is hosting a fundraiser for Mike Kearns, a retired Detroit Fire Department paramedic who has run into some health problems. The fundraiser takes place at FOP Lodge 130 at 2233 Burdette in Ferndale. Admission is $5 or free with a bottle […]

Yip, Yip Hooray: Salon Sundays Tribute to Yip Harburg Jan 11

January 7th 2015

Yip, Yip Horay: Salon Sundays Tribute to Yip Harburg Jan 11 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 7, 2015) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission is continuing their newest tradition of bringing culture to the community with Jay Kaplan’s live performance “Yip,Yip, Horray: A Tribute to Yip Harburg.” The free show will be at Dino’s Lounge on Sunday, […]

Learn about the Alexander Technique at R.O. Library Jan. 8

January 7th 2015

Learn about the Alexander Technique at R.O. Library Jan. 8 (Royal Oak Public Library, Jan. 7, 2015) Thursday, January 08 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM Friends Auditorium ROPL, 222 East 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067 The Alexander Technique works by helping you identify and prevent the harmful postural habits that can cause, or […]