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Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Sfld Oct 20

September 25th 2014

Free Legal Aid Clinics: Ferndale Oct 7, Lake Orion Oct 14, Southfield Oct 20 (Oakland County Bar Association Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014)   Not everyone can afford to hire an attorney to answer their legal questions. That is why the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), in partnership with Oakland County Youth Assistance, will host […]

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available

September 25th 2014

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available (White House Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014) The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Michigan and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of August 11-13, 2014. […]

Bloomfield Hills’ Eastover Brings in STEM Museum Fun

September 25th 2014

Bloomfield Hills’ Eastover Brings in STEM Museum Fun (Bloomfield Hills Schools, Sept.25, 2014) The Eastover Elementary gymnasium was transformed into a STEM Museum earlier this month, with multiple stations set up allowing students to take part in activities that taught science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. Some of the activities included programming a robot, pedaling […]

Planning and Zoning Documents Help Auburn Hills…

September 25th 2014

Planning and Zoning Documents Help Auburn Hills Approach Latest Master Plan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2014) As Auburn Hills prepares to embark on the process of updating their Land Use Master Plan, a blog by the Community’s Economic Development Director Steve Cohen is proving to be a useful resource for those who want to […]

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10

September 25th 2014

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10 (Compiled, Sept. 25, 2014) Event Date: Oct 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Event Location: Fire Station #5 31455 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336 [Location Details|Map] Thousands of residents participate in our Annual Open House each year. It’s a perfect opportunity to meet Farmington […]

…Birmingham Street Art Fair Supporting Common Ground

September 24th 2014

A Great Time at the Birmingham Street Art Fair Supporting Common Ground (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2014) Dozens of artists, protected from the rain by their rows of tents down the middle of Old Woodward Avenue, came out in support of Common Ground this weekend. The crisis intervention organization offers a 24-hour Crisis and […]

50 Years of MDCR #2: Kamilia Landrum (video)

September 23rd 2014

50 Years of MDCR #2: Speaking on the Future, Kamilia Landrum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2014)   Fifty years ago, The Michigan Department of Civil Rights was created as part of the new State Constitution adopted in 1963. The Commission is charged with investigating alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, […]

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video)

September 23rd 2014

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.23, 2014) In early September at the bus stop at Oakland Mall in Troy a  man by the name of John Wirth Jr. shared a magic trick. The 37-year-old Hazel Park resident got inspired to learn magic from his uncle, who used to make pennies disappear. As […]

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October

September 23rd 2014

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2104) The Royal Oak City Commission has not yet decided if they will waive building permit fees for residents impacted by the Aug. 11 flooding. Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park have given windows of opportunities for residents to […]

Pleasant Ridge Antique Show Oct. 3-5

September 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Antique Show Oct. 3-5 (David Ceh, Sept. 23, 2014)   My name is David Ceh and I am chairing the 3rd annual Pleasant Ridge Antique Show which benefits the Pleasant Ridge Historic Commission’s work on restoring and maintaining our historic police cottage which houses Pleasant Ridge historical archives. The show is being held […]