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Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3

July 28th 2014

Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3 (OPACC Press Release, July 28, 2014) The City of Oak Park, MI is having its first Annual Summer Fest August 2-3, 2014. To build upon last year’s one day Art Fair and Summer Splash, the Summer Fest will be a two day event the first weekend of August. This […]

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

July 27th 2014

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War […]

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

July 27th 2014

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had […]

Birmingham Corn Festival to Feature… Aug. 10

July 26th 2014

Birmingham Corn Festival to Feature Petting Farm Animals & More Aug. 10 (press release, July 26, 2014) Where: Farmers Market-City Parking Lot #6 When: Sunday, August 10, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Corn is King for a Day at the Birmingham Farmers Market! Come celebrate one of Michigan’s sweetest harvests with games, special kids crafts (provided […]

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard

July 26th 2014

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Two people were arrested Thursday around 2pm at the site of Enbridge pipeline construction in Oxford Township in the 1700 block of Lakeville Road. Enbridge is building a pipeline through Addison and Oxford Township, and the arrestees were part of a group protesting […]

Animals at Increased Risk of Parvo, Vaccinating Dogs Recomended

July 24th 2014

Animals at Increased Risk of Parvo, Vaccinating Dogs Recomended (Andrea Johns, Ferndale Fur Trading Company, July 24, 2014) Oakland County dog owners should be on alert with cases of Parvo reported this week. This highly fatal virus is often treatable if caught early, and can be prevented. Although Parvovirus is most commonly seen in more […]

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog

July 24th 2014

Sheriff’s Department Says Goodbye to Maxx the Drug Dog (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, July 24, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is sad to announce the death of one of its K-9 members, “Maxx”. Maxx was assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Team and is credited with uncovering large quantities of narcotics during his tenure at […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class

July 20th 2014

Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class (C. Proxmire, photos Ron Warren, July 20, 2014) The classic technique of Adire Elecko cloth art has found its way to Oak Park as part of the Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission’s Third Thursday program. Participants learned the resist dye technique from artist Eileen […]

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale

July 19th 2014

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale (C. Proxmire, July 19, 2014) The annual Pig & Whiskey Festival continues through the weekend as thousands of people pack Downtown Ferndale for the event.  The three-day celebration of booze, BBQ and bands brings people of all ages together.  This year Heartless Bastards and Goober and the Peas […]

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