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Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

April 1st 2015

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With […]

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks

April 1st 2015

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Library Circulation Specialist, April 1, 2015) If there’s any service your library excels at, it’s guiding you towards your new favorite book. That’s why we contribute these bi-monthly recommendations to the Oakland County 115, so that every reader and patron served by our county-wide library consortium […]

Waterford Schools to Narrow Down Superintendent Candidates at April 16 Special Meeting

April 1st 2015

Waterford Schools to Narrow Down Superintendent Candidates at April 16 Special Meeting (Waterford Schools Press Release, April 1, 2015) The Waterford Board of Education is conducting a search for the next Waterford School District Superintendent. The Board will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 16, 2015 for the purpose of selecting candidates to be interviewed. […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

Royal Oak Police Raise Money for Camp Casey with Mustache March

April 1st 2015

Royal Oak Police Raise Money for Camp Casey with Mustache March (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) The Royal Oak Police doubled up their efforts to save the day through the month of March by growing mustaches and raising money for Camp Casey. The men grew mustaches while the women were able to wear fake […]

6th Annual Michigan Pinball Expo April 9-12

April 1st 2015

6th Annual Michigan Pinball Expo April 9-12 (press release, April 1, 2015) This event is designed to be a “SUPER FUN FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT!” held at The Oakland Center at Oakland University – 2200 N. Squirrel Rd. Rochester, Mi. 48309 and sponsored by Brian and John Kosmal of landscape company Environment by Design, inc – […]

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

April 1st 2015

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many […]

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

March 31st 2015

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a […]

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5

March 31st 2015

Pontiac Schools Seeking Millage for Facility Repairs – Vote is May 5 The Pontiac School District Board of Education approved ballot language for a May 5, 2015 millage proposal for a building and site sinking fund tax levy. The Pontiac Schools District is seeking 2.87 mills ($2.87 on each $1,000 of taxable value) for five […]

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

March 31st 2015

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure […]