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What’s a Garden Without Bees? Presentation Jan 9

December 30th 2013

What’s a Garden Without Bees? Presentation Jan 9 (Ferndale Garden Club, Dec. 30, 2013) The Ferndale Garden Club is kicking off the new year, and their monthly speakers series, with a talk on Jan. 9 called “What’s a garden without bees?”  The talk begins at 7pm. Mike Siarkowski fo the Southeastern Michigan Bee Keepers Association […]

Shrine of the Little Flower’s Monsignor Easton Passes

December 30th 2013

Shrine of the Little Flower’s Monsignor Easton Passes (Dec. 30, 2013) Monsignor William H. Easton of Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak passed away on Dec. 29, 2013. Monsignor Easton will be in state at the National Shrine of the Little Flower (Woodward Ave. and 12 Mile Rd) on Thursday, January 2 from […]

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January

December 30th 2013

Radon Test Kits Half Price Through January (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Dec. 30, 2013) Oakland County Health Division will offer radon test kits for just $5 during National Radon Action Month this January. County Executive L. Brooks Patterson encourages residents to take advantage of this half-off price to test their homes for the […]

Fallen Oak Park Officer’s Memory Lives on, Family Fights Early Release Law

December 28th 2013

Fallen Oak Park Officer’s Memory Lives on As Family Fights Early Release Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2013) Even though it’s been five years, Beth Ziemba cannot say the words “murderer” or “killer” without them getting caught on the lump in her throat.  The thought that the man who shot her son-in-law to death […]

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness

December 28th 2013

A Year of i3 Detroit Awesomeness (Guest Column by i3 President Matt Oehrlein, orig. at i3Detroit.org, republished with permission) Makers, Hackers, and Creators, We achieved so much in the last year. As 2013 comes to a close, I wanted to highlight a few things this extraordinary organization has accomplished. We had an incredible amount of […]

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update

December 28th 2013

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of December 19, 2013 through December 26, 2013 (Royal Oak Police, Dec. 28, 2013) Larceny 200 N. Main (Emagine Theater), 12-18-13, 11:00pm – 11:59pm: Complainant reported he went to the theater to watch a movie. He placed his wallet in the seat cup holder and it […]

Fatal Crash in Rochester Hills Under Investigation

December 28th 2013

Fatal Crash in Rochester Hills Under Investigation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Dec. 28, 2013) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal, single motor vehicle crash that occ on north bound Crooks Rd south of Hamlin Rd in the city of Rochester Hills.  The crash occurred at about 10:23 a.m. on 12-27-13 […]

Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight

December 27th 2013

Go Comedy! For A Cure 24 Hour Marathon Starts Tonight (Go Comedy! Press Release, Dec. 27, 2013) Tonight, improvisers from across metro Detroit will perform on stage for 24 hours during Go Comedy! For A Cure, a 24-hour improv marathon to benefit Gilda’s Club, The American Cancer Society and the Tim Hayden Memorial Scholarship Fund, […]

Pleasant Ridge Seeks Input on Parks Plan, Including Gainsboro

December 26th 2013

Pleasant Ridge Seeks Input on Parks Plan, Including Gainsboro (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Plans for Gainboro Park and others in Pleasant Ridge are wrapping up, and the City Commission is looking for final input from residents before sending the plans off to Lansing in hopes of getting grants to make improvements possible. As […]

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System

December 26th 2013

Area Libraries Switch to New Inter-loan System (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2013) Beginning Jan. 1, the system through which patrons can check out items from libraries other than their own will be changing throughout Michigan.  Those who wish to borrow items will need to stop by their home library and get either a new […]