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11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video)

April 12th 2014

11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2014) A dozen days before the filing deadline, three Democratic candidates for the State Senate 11th District came before the Oak Park-Huntington Woods Democratic Club for their first forum. Current State Senator Vince Gregory of Southfield is being challenged […]

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats

April 12th 2014

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats (DNR and Organization for Bat Conservation Press Releases, April 12, 2014) The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the DNR survey team has discovered the presence of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans and White-nose Syndrome in Michigan. Officials have confirmed the diagnosis in Little Brown Bats sampled at […]

MI Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 25-27

April 12th 2014

MI Earth Day Fest in Rochester April 25-27 (Earth Day Fest Press Release, April 12, 2014) The 9th annual MI Earth Day Fest is moving to Rochester’s downtown streets this year. Taking place April 25-27, it’s one of the planet’s largest Earth Day celebrations. Organizers are planning for more than 50,000 to attend the free weekend-long event. Showcasing the green […]

William Riley Teaches Seniors to Avoid Crime (video)

April 11th 2014

William Riley Teaches Seniors to Avoid Crime (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 11, 2014) “If you understand how crime works, once it starts it’s too late,” warned Wayne County Sheriff Deputy William Riley as he spoke to the Ferndale Seniors group on Wednesday.  Riley visited the group to share tips for being safe and avoiding […]

Shootings in Pontiac

April 11th 2014

Shootings in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 11, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-10-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-11-14 INCIDENT: 15:42 HRS. – City of Pontiac – Assault w/ Gun – #14-51850 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Perkins for reports of shots fired and one subject shot.  Deputies were further advised the […]

Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society

April 10th 2014

Former Ferndale Mayor Sues Historical Society (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2014) Former Mayor Robert McGee, who served from 1992-1994, is suing the Ferndale Historical Society for $25,000 in damages after being denied access to items in the Historical Museum.  The Historical Society is an independent nonprofit that cares for historical documents and items, and […]

Ferndale Reads Programming in Full Swing

April 10th 2014

Ferndale Reads Programming in Full Swing (FPL Press Release, April 10, 2014) The fun has just begun in Ferndale. Ferndale Public Library’s annual Ferndale Reads program, which kicked off on Mar. 22, has a variety of events that appeal to everyone. While supplies last, readers can pick up free copies of this year’s selection, Annie’s […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

April 10th 2014

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign Sign up now to get your own custom ad! Conditions are growing worse in the corporate news landscape. Cutbacks in journalism jobs including the shutdown of traditional publications and the de-staffing of AOL’s Patch chain have left news deserts, places where citizens are thirsty for a local, […]

Ultimate LGBT Wedding And Anniversary Expo April 12

April 10th 2014

Ultimate LGBT Wedding And Anniversary Expo April 12 (Between the Lines, April 10, 2014) The Ultimate LGBT Wedding and Anniversary Expo April 12 at the Southfield Civic Pavilion has moved to a much larger space to accommodate more vendors, couples activities, presentations and fun! What makes this event so special – besides the chance to […]

Hazel Park Warehouse Home of Large Retail Fraud Ring

April 9th 2014

Hazel Park Warehouse Home of Large Retail Fraud Ring (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, April 9, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) has arrested five individuals that were part of a major retail fraud ring in Hazel Park that led to the recovery of over $3 million in stolen merchandise. NET investigators […]