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Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72

August 15th 2015

Art Gallery Owner Susanne Hilberry Dies at age 72 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) The memory of Susanne Hilberry will live on in the art community of Metro Detroit though she passed away Thursday from what the Detroit Free Press reports are complications from a brain tumor at the age of 72. The patron […]

Health Dept. Gives Tips on Avoiding Insect Bites

August 13th 2015

Health Dept. Gives Tips on Avoiding Insect Bites (Oakland County Blog, Aug. 12, 2015) Ah, the great outdoors! What’s better than exploring? But mosquitoes can put a damper on any camping trip, vacation, or exploration. Oakland County Health Division has some great tips on how to prevent those pesky little bites! To prevent mosquito bites: […]

Adoptable Cats, Coffee and Snacks: Could Ferndale Get a Cat Cafe?

August 12th 2015

Adoptable Cats, Coffee and Snacks: Could Ferndale Get a Cat Cafe? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2015) Imagine a place where adoptable kitties roam free and their human friends can come relax among them – sip some coffee, enjoy a snack, get on their laptops and work. The concept of the Ferndale CatFe – a […]

Rochester Rotary Gives Service Dog to Veteran with PTSD

August 11th 2015

Rochester Rotary Gives Service Dog to Veteran with PTSD (Rochester Rotary, Aug. 12, 2015) Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, is pleased to announce it has matched an Oakland County veteran with a […]

Pride in the Park Gives Transgender People a Chance to Share their Stories

August 10th 2015

Pride in the Park Gives Transgender People a Chance to Share their Stories (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 10, 2015) Transgender people from around Michigan and beyond were welcomed to Ferndale’s Geary Park on Saturday for the Annual Transgender Pride in the Park celebration. In the midst of the community potluck, surrounded by vendor and agency […]

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 21 – Jill Jack

August 10th 2015

Ferndale: Music in the Park Aug 21 – Jill Jack (event listing) On Fridays come to Gerry Kulick Center in Ferndale for Music in the Park presented by Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission. Aug 21 is Jill Jack (Americana). Concerts are free and refreshments are available for purchase. Concerts are from 7pm-9pm. Check out pictures […]

Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham

August 8th 2015

Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham (Birmingham Public Arts Board Press Release, Aug. 8, 2015) The Birmingham Public Arts Board is seeking volunteers to participate in its “Birmingham in Stitches” public art yarn bombing project. This project will involve knitting/crocheting large-scale objects for placement onto trees, parking meter posts, light posts, bicycle racks and benches. […]

View: How I Spent My Summer Vacation Being Monarch Momma

August 8th 2015

Guest View: How I Spent My Summer Vacation Being Monarch Momma (Alice McKeage, Aug. 8, 2015) Actually just kidding…I am retired, so every day is vacation! I became interested in the plight of the monarchs a number of years ago. My first move was to make sure my lawn feeding each year did not include […]

Transgender Woman Found Murdered in Detroit

August 8th 2015

Transgender Woman Found Murdered in Detroit (C. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2015) A 20 year old transgender woman was found murdered this morning according to a statement by Equality Michigan. The release states: The body of 20-year old Amber Monroe was found murdered in Detroit this morning. Early reports claim that she was shot, but information […]

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps

August 7th 2015

A Grand New Entrance to Pontiac High Thanks to GM Student Corps (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2015)   “These kids are never going to look at their school the same again,” said Lew Elbert, a retired engineer who helped lead a group of ten Pontiac High School students through a summer of hands-on learning […]

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