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Blexting App… to Track Blight in Pontiac

November 9th 2014

Blexting App Uses Volunteers and Smart Phones to Track Blight in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 9, 2014) Volunteers and technology are enabling the City of Pontiac to tackle an age-old problem in a revolutionary way. Thanks to a grant from PNC Bank and a “blexting” app designed by Detroit-based Loveland Technologies, there will soon […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]

Berkley Spanish Students Visit Mexican Town for Día De Los Muertos

November 9th 2014

Berkley Spanish Students Visit Mexican Town for Día De Los Muertos (BPS Press Release, Nov. 9, 2014) Señora Farah’s Spanish I students from Norup went to Mexican Town on October 29 to learn and celebrate the holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The students painted Día de los Muertos tiles at […]

Huntington Woods to Host Open House on Parks Plan Nov. 18

November 9th 2014

Huntington Woods to Host Open House on Parks Plan Nov. 18 (Compiled, Nov. 9, 2014) The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting an Open House to receive input for an update to the Parks and Rec Master Plan.  The Open House will be Tuesday, November 18th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Recreation Center, […]

Troy Police Arrest Two Suspects in Realtor Open House Larcenies

November 9th 2014

Troy Police Arrest Two Suspects in Realtor Open House Larcenies (Troy Police Press Release, Nov. 9, 2014) Troy Police Investigators have arrested two suspects in connection with numerous realtor open house larcenies where predominantly credit cards were taken. Troy Police investigators were assisted by investigators from Sterling Heights and Royal Oak Police Departments. Charles William […]

Lucky Family Can Win Santa Contest… Entries Due by Nov. 19

November 8th 2014

Lucky Family Can Win Santa Contest in Birmingham, Entries Due by Nov. 19 (Birmingham Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) Families from Birmingham and surrounding areas are encouraged to enter the City’s popular Santa Contest. One lucky family will have the honor of helping Santa light up Birmingham’s 35-foot blue spruce, boasting more than 40,000 LED […]

HP Library Benefit Concert: The Reefermen Nov. 15

November 8th 2014

HP Library Benefit Concert: The Reefermen Nov. 15 (Hazel Park Library Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014)   The Hazel Park Library will be rocking on Nov. 15 as the Hazel Park Library Friends group hosts a live performance of The Reefermen. The show runs from 7-9pm and costs just $10, with all the money raised […]

Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade Nov. 23

November 8th 2014

Royal Oak Holiday Magic Parade Nov. 23 (Downtown Royal Oak Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) Downtown Royal Oak invites families to the 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade presented by Emagine Star Lanes Event Center and Sports Grille on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. The parade starts at Lincoln and Washington and heads north on […]

Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16

November 8th 2014

Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16 (FACC Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission presents their second Salon Sunday on Nov. 16 from 6-7pm at Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale. Enjoy an evening of music, artistic exploration and cultural discussion featuring Josh James on saxophone and Michael Zaporski […]

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime

November 8th 2014

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime (Royal Oak Police Department, Nov. 8, 2014)   Weekly Update for the week of October 30, 2014 through November 6, 2014 Breaking and Entering 30301 Woodward (Michigan Pain Management), 10-31-14, 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant reported she arrived at the office and observed a […]