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MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season

March 13th 2014

MDOT Posts Tips for Driving During Terrible Pothole Season (MDOT Press Release, March 13, 2014) Record snow and cold may be departing, but they’re leaving in their wake one of Michigan’s worst pothole seasons ever. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is suggesting some ways that motorists can avoid hitting potholes, and to minimize damage […]

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15

March 13th 2014

TEDx Conference comes to OU March 15 (Oakland University Press Release, March 13, 2014) In the spirit of spreading ideas, spurring dialogue and sharing knowledge, Oakland University will host its first-ever TEDx Conference. Along with a number of educational exhibits, the event will offer presentations from experts in a variety of fields. Featured speakers all […]

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15

March 13th 2014

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15 (Expo Press Release, March 13, 2014) Are you planning on adding or renovating, or just want ideas on how to use your existing house and yard better?  We have the providers to help you. Come to the Berkley Home Improvement Expo and: ~meet contractors who work in your area […]

View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion…

March 13th 2014

Guest View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion Moving Forward (Steve Norton, Michigan Parents for Schools, March 13, 2014)I’m reaching out to you with an urgent request. We need you to call your State Representative today. The Education Achievement Authority, the bad idea that won’t go away, is on the verge of being expanded across the state. […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22

March 12th 2014

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, March 12, 2014)   Ferndale Reads Scavenger Hunt Saturday, March 22, 2014 1:00-3:00 PM Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages No Registration Required Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1428886540690304/ Ferndale is a city of secrets and […]

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia

March 12th 2014

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) The investigation into 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran’s death continues as the medical examiner’s report has been released, listing the cause of death as “accidental position, compression, asphyxia,” according to Local 4 News. On Jan.28 the man had a verbal confrontation with mall […]

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19

March 12th 2014

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19 (Art Myatt, March 12, 2014) Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 pm Ferndale Public Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI This is Transition Ferndale’s regular “third Wednesday of the month” meeting for March. Ferndale’s Becky Hammond will talk about back yard and front yard gardens, and […]

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body…

March 12th 2014

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body Found in Pontiac (Oakland County Press Release, March 12, 2014) The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to identify the mummified remains of a woman found at a home on Savanna Drive in Pontiac. Any dentist who has ever treated Pia Farrenkopf, […]

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak

March 12th 2014

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) A sink hole and a water main break are slowing down traffic on 11 Mile Road near Main Street in Royal Oak. The sinkhole, near Pleasant Street, takes up the entire eastbound lane. Traffic has been diverted to the westbound lane and […]