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Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Donate Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5

November 2nd 2014

Donate Candy to Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 2, 2014) For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Halloween candy as […]

Struggling Students? Free Brain Balance Presentation Nov. 6

November 2nd 2014

Struggling Students? Free Brain Balance Presentation Nov. 6 (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Is your child struggling with Social, Academic or Behavioral issues? Brain Balance can help! Come to the FREE Lecture by Dr. Robert Melillo, expert in ADHD, Dyslexia and other Learning Challenges, at 7p on Thursday, November 6 at Birmingham Groves High School, 20500 […]

President Obama Visits Wayne State to Campaign for Dems (video)

November 1st 2014

President Barack Obama Visits Wayne State to Campaign for Dems (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 1, 2014) Among the 6,000 people who came to Wayne State University on Nov.1 to support Democratic candidates in Michigan was a 102-year-old woman with brown skin and a big smile who insisted upon taking determined footsteps to make it […]

Families Against Narcotics Public Forum on Vivitrol Nov. 20 in Lyon Township

November 1st 2014

Families Against Narcotics Public Forum on Vivitrol Nov. 20 in Lyon Township (FAN press release, Nov. 1, 2014) F.A.N, Families Against Narcotics, is hosting a Public Forum Meeting on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Topic:   Vivitrol – Drug Addiction Treatment Guest Speakers: Vivitrol drug representative Adam Rondo and pharmacist Theresa Burke […]

Ferndale Library Picks: Griffin’s Choices

November 1st 2014

Ferndale Library Picks: Griffin’s Choices (Jeff Milo, FPL, Nov. 1, 2014) Griffin Bray is local teen who works part time here at the Library as a Page. It’s Griffin’s responsibility to make sure this place is, above all, orderly! That’s thousands and thousands of books and DVDs that he (and our team of Pages) are […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

Royal Oak Judge Seeking Re-election…

November 1st 2014

Royal Oak Judge Seeking Re-election Likely to Retire in January Due to Relationship Scandal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 1, 2014) Royal Oak 44th District Judge Terrance Brennan is up for re-election Tuesday, but he has not been in court for weeks, and a report by the Detroit News reveals that Brennan is likely to resign […]

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition

October 31st 2014

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) The 58 students of the Hazel Park Viking Marching Band started the beginning of the year with the end in mind, full of focus and directed toward the goal of putting on a fantastic show. With a new sense […]

Thousands of Kids Enjoy Angels Night in Pontiac

October 31st 2014

Thousands of Kids Enjoy Angels Night in Pontiac (Crystal Proxmire, photos contributed from various sources, Oct. 31, 2014) The Pontiac community helped over 5,000 kids enjoy an Angel’s Night celebration full of costumes and candy. There was music and food, games and even a rock climbing wall. Many groups came together for the epic celebration, […]