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…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Clawson: Blair Library Hosting Coloring Party for Adults Oct 7

September 18th 2015

Clawson: Blair Library Hosting Coloring Party for Adults Oct 7 (event listing)   Blair Memorial Library 416 N. Main Street, Clawson, MI 248.588.5500 http://www.clawson.lib.mi.us Program Name: Coloring Party Description: On Wednesday evening, October 7, at 7PM, join us for the latest craze in relaxation – coloring! We will provide the black and white drawings, colored […]

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park

September 15th 2015

Ferndale: Details of the Dog Park (C. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2015) The Dog Park at Wilson Park in Ferndale is just about complete, with the public getting an update at Monday night’s council meeting. Department of Public Works Director Loyd Cureton touted some of the park’s features, including a key fob lock system and separate […]

Local History Love: Holly Turns 150

September 15th 2015

Local History Love: Holly Turns 150 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2015) Residents and visitors painted the village red this weekend as Holly celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary. The Holly High School Marching Band played through drizzly rain before the recreation department did demonstrations on how to dance. One side of Crapo Park was lined with […]

LOCAL MUSIC LOVE by Jeff Milo: The Rogue Satellites

September 15th 2015

  Local Music Love by Jeff Milo ~ Sept. 15, Edition The Rogue Satellites’ Release Show for their third album: ‘Bees & Snakes’ Photo by: Brian Rozman Words: Jeff Milo Listen at: https://roguesatellites.bandcamp.com/ There are heartbreak songs waiting to be wrung-out from the dark depths of Twilight Zone episode scenarios, and there is profundity to […]

Wonderful Weekend of Arts, Beats and Eats

September 7th 2015

Wonderful Weekend of Arts, Beats and Eats (Sam Gurwin Photography, Sept. 7, 2015) Crowds packed Downtown Royal Oak for the annual Arts, Beats & Eats Festival. Here are some pictures from the event, courtesy of Sam Gurwin Photography.    

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories

September 6th 2015

2015 Michigan State Fair Helps Families Make Memories (C. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2015) The Michigan State Fair took place over the weekend at the Suburban Showcase in Novi.  The privately-run event is the continuation of a tradition started in 1849. There is little that could be said about the experience that isn’t better captured in […]

Local Music Love by Jeff Milo: Fest Guide…

September 1st 2015

Local Music Love by Jeff Milo: Fest Guide – Hamtramck Labor Day Fest / Arts Beats & Eats / Dally In The Alley (Jeff Milo, Sept. 1, 2015) You should ever take this music scene for granted… Rarely will you be found wanting for an exceptional EVENT when it comes to live music around southeast […]

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake

September 1st 2015

Poem: For Nostalgia’s Sake (Poetry by Vickie Brent-Touray, Sept. 1, 2015 ed) On Friday, January 12th, 8:30 A.M., 4TH FLOOR MATERNITY WARD, RM 418, bed B, Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, to Joyce Marie — while Silas Brent played his last hand of Bid Whist— a hazelnut colored bundle of vehement lungs heralded her own arrival, and Just […]

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