Auburn Hills

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…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 […]

Doreen Olko: The Police Chief with Something to Say

September 15th 2015

Doreen Olko: The Police Chief with Something to Say (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2015) There is so much more to police work than fighting crime. And there is more to criminal justice than good guys catching bad guys. These depths are not often explained in the media, where juicy crime stories are easy clicks […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Fa Real Doe (a poem)

September 15th 2015

Fa Real Doe (a poem) (Cherry Scott-Jones) I am from the universe. I am from young and old. I am from good food. I am from strength. I am from hope. I am from courage. I am from music. I am from hard work. I am from love. I am from God. By Cherry Scott-Jones….Three […]

Bomb Squad and K-9 Respond to Suspicious Package at Palace of Auburn Hills

September 14th 2015

Bomb Squad and K-9 Respond to Suspicious Package at Palace of Auburn Hills (Auburn Hills Police, Sept. 14, 2015) A suspicious package was found at the Palace of Auburn Hills around 10:50am. Auburn Hills Police and Fire departments immediately responded. The building was evacuated as a precaution. Michigan State Police Bomb Squad and Oakland County […]

OU Camp Coordinator Honored for Saving Boy’s Life

September 10th 2015

OU Camp Coordinator Honored for Saving Boy’s Life (OU Police Dept. Press Release, Sept. 10, 2015) It was a normal School of Engineering and Computer Science summer camp day when students went to lunch on August 6. However, all that changed in an instant when a 9-year-old boy began choking on carrots and started having […]

Auburn Hills City Council Candidate Forum Oct. 5

September 4th 2015

Auburn Hills City Council Candidate Forum Oct. 5 (event listing) Monday, October 5, 2015 7:00 PM Auburn Hills City Hall Council Chambers 1827 N. Squirrel Road Auburn Hills, MI 48326 City of Auburn Hills: City Council. Coordinator: Ann Edwards The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation […]

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