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Annual Bat Festival at Southfield Pavillion Sept. 28

September 21st 2013

Annual Bat Festival at Southfield Library Sept. 28 (Press Release, Sept. 20) TV personality, conservation biologist and Organization for Bat Conservation Executive Director Rob Mies announced today that the 12th Annual Great Lakes Bat Festival will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013. This free event will be held at the Southfield Pavilion in Southfield, […]

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4

September 20th 2013

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4 (Pure Oakland Water Press Release, Sept. 20, 2013) Friday, October 4, 2013 at Lawrence Technological University Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Who Should Attend: – Regional and Local Elected Officials and Staff – Industry Providers and Stakeholders – Environmental Groups – Students and Interested Public […]

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

September 19th 2013

Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame to Celebrate 30th Anniversary (Press Release, Sept. 19, 2013) A world famous aviator, an international economist, and the first women to participate in the writing of the state constitution are among the 19 notable women selected by independent juries for induction into the 2013 class of the Michigan Women’s Hall […]

Road Commission Hiring 42 Part Time Snow Plow Drivers

September 18th 2013

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire 42 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its reduced full-time staff for the winter this year.

DESIGN Events To Fight AIDS, Showcase Detroit

September 18th 2013

One of the most spectacular things about this year’s DIFFA: Dining By Design Detroit, Sept. 26-28, is its location. This is the only time people will be able to party in the old Federal Reserve Building at 160 W. Fort St. before it becomes full time retail/business space.

Road Commission Hiring 42 Part Time Snow Plow Drivers

September 18th 2013

Road Commission Hiring 42 Part Time Snow Plow Drivers (RCOC Press Release, Sept. 18, 2013) The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire 42 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its reduced full-time staff for the winter this year. “We have reduced our staff more than 35 percent in the last six years, […]

Ferndale Businesses Talk Woodward Rapid Transit (video)

September 17th 2013

Ferndale Businesses Talk Woodward Rapid Transit (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 17, 2013) Big changes could be coming to Woodward Avenue if plans go forward for a rapid transit bus line going from Downtown Detroit all the way to Pontiac. The project is being contemplated by the recently formed Regional Transit Authority and other stakeholder […]

Marijuana Ordinance Petitioner Arrested on Drug Charges

September 14th 2013

Marijuana Ordinance Petitioner Arrested on Drug Charges (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2013) Andrew Cissell, the main person responsible for putting marijuana decriminalization on the ballot for the November 5 election, has been arrested and charged with several drug-related felonies following an Oakland Narcotics Enforcement Team sting operation. According to Undersheriff Mike McCabe of the […]

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video)

September 9th 2013

Man Saved from Explosion by Runaway Cats (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 10, 2013) Last weekend a man was spared a potentially fiery fate as he came home early Sunday morning and chased two cats that ran out of his back door. When he returned the home was in flames and firefighters were at work putting […]

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

September 7th 2013

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide (Oakland Co. Press Release, Sept. 7, 2013) The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is launching a year-long prevention and awareness campaign during National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 8-14. It will include messages on billboards and buses about what signs to look for to prevent suicide and […]

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