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Sheriff Bouchard Addresses Heroin Deaths (video)

August 24th 2014

Sheriff Bouchard Addresses Heroin Deaths (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2014) Reports of heroin overdoses and deaths have spiked in the last year to two years, says Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard. In a recent interview Bouchard spoke with The Oakland County 115 News Hub about the alarming trend, and what his office and […]

Beautiful Day for 2014 Hazel Park Art Fair

August 24th 2014

Beautiful Day for 2014 Hazel Park Art Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2014) The Hazel Park Art Fair kicked off Saturday with beautiful weather, cheerful visitors, and an amazing variety of local artists.  The event took place in Green Acres Park, under the canopy of many large trees.  Among the featured artists were Darnel […]

Ferndale Library Art Exhibit Reception Celebrating Animals Aug. 28

August 24th 2014

Ferndale Library Art Exhibit Reception Celebrating Animals Aug. 28 (FPL Press Release, Aug. 24, 2014) Works from local artists celebrating various forms of fauna or animal-themed imagery including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. On display Aug 25 – Oct 11 (Community Room / Vestibule / Corridor). There will be an Artists’ Reception held at […]

MDOT Study Shows Economic Benefits of Bicycling

August 22nd 2014

MDOT Study Shows Economic Benefits of Bicycling (MDOT Press Release, Aug. 22, 2014) The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has released a new report, “Community and Economic Benefits of Bicycling in Michigan.” This report is Phase I of a two-phase project that explains the economic benefit bicycling has on Michigan’s local and statewide economies. The […]

Royal Oak Chamber presents Federal Sales Sherpa Sept. 23

August 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Chamber presents Federal Sales Sherpa Eileen Kent Sept. 23 (Royal Oak Chamber Press Release, Aug. 22, 2014) Training over 10,000 nationwide on federal sales, proposal writing and GSA schedule contracting and managing national teams to win millions in federal contracts, Federal Sales Sherpa, Eileen Kent is coming home to Royal Oak to present […]

A Life Saved from Suicide in Lyon Township

August 22nd 2014

A Life Saved from Suicide in Lyon Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 22, 2014) INCIDENT:  07:40 hrs. – Aug.22– Lyon Township – Suicidal Subject on Bridge  #14-131420 SUMMARY:  A Deputy was dispatched to the area of I-96 and Old Plank Road for a suspicious person. Upon arrival a Deputy observed a subject who was […]

Youth Assistance Mentor Honored at Governor’s Service Awards Ceremony

August 22nd 2014

Youth Assistance Mentor Honored at Governor’s Service Awards Ceremony (Oakland County Youth Assistance, Aug. 22, 2014) Gov. Rick Snyder recently presented the Governor’s Service Awards to individuals and organizations in conjunction with the 2014 Governor’s Service Awards titled “An Evening with the Stars” held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. The Mentor of the Year […]

Medical Examiner Determines Death of Man Pushed at Concert is Homicide

August 22nd 2014

Medical Examiner Determines Death of Man Pushed at Concert is Homicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department plus Editor Notes, Aug. 22, 2014) The Oakland County Medical Examiner ruled today that the death of Mr. Robert Kobe at the DTE Music Theatre in Independence Township a Homicide.  Kobe suffered a serious blow to the head when he […]

Learn to Meditate at Ferndale Library – Free Class August 27

August 22nd 2014

Learn to Meditate at Ferndale Library – Free Class August 27 (FPL Press Release, Aug. 22, 2014) Let go of your stress at the Ferndale Public Library’s free meditation class on Aug. 27. Isha Foundation, an international non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential, brings a simple, yet powerful 15-minute practice to the library for […]

Clawson Schools Buildings Damaged by Flood

August 22nd 2014

Clawson Schools Buildings Damaged by Flood (Clawson Public Schools Press Release, Aug. 22, 2014) The Clawson School District has insurance that will cover most of the damage which occurred in the August 11, 2014 flood. According to Superintendent Monique Beels, “We are working closely with our insurance company to assess the damage and replace classroom […]