Bloomfield Area Communities

Donor Steps in to Save & Rebuild Jewish Community Ctr…

August 24th 2015

Donor Steps in to Save and Rebuild Jewish Community Center in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2015) “The name of the building will be JPM.” This sentence brought the crowd at the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park to claps and cheers as they listened eagerly to a major announcement made by leaders […]

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

August 24th 2015

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection […]

Autism Safety Day for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1

August 21st 2015

Autism Safety Day  for First Responders Aug. 31 and Sept 1 (event listing) Session 1: Monday, August 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Session 2: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. Resource Crisis Center (Entrance at Lower Level) 1200 N. Telegraph Road Building 32 East Pontiac, MI 48341 Please use the parking lot on Hospital […]

Bloomfield Hills Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After Chase

August 20th 2015

Bloomfield Hills Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After Chase (compiled, Aug. 20, 2015) A man is dead after a police chase that started around midnight Wednesday. According to WWJ the suspect was involved in an accident near 12 Mile and Mound, then fled through Oakland County. Troy Police attempted to stop the suspect I-75, but police […]

Suspect Arrested After Three Day Crime Spree in Bloomfield Twp.

August 20th 2015

Suspect Arrested After Three Day Crime Spree in Bloomfield Twp. (Bloomfield Twp. Press release, Aug. 20, 2015) 31-year-old Pontiac man was arrested following a crime spree that spanned three days and left one man injured. It began on Monday, Aug. 10, when a 1995 Ford Ranger was stolen from the 1500 block of Franklin Road. Shortly […]

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

August 19th 2015

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of the […]

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform

August 15th 2015

Townhall Explores Possibility of Redistricting Reform (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2015) “When I was in junior high, there was this famous editorial cartoon in the textbook about Gerrymandering, and it had this oddly chopped up district that was shaped like a monster or a dragon. It was like this big joke that back in […]

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners

August 11th 2015

Sierra Club Offers Solar Partnership for Homeowners (Art Myatt, Sierra Club of Michigan, Aug. 11, 2015) Have you been thinking about putting solar panels on your home? Are you feeling the pressure to act soon, because the 30% federal tax credit is expiring at the end of 2016? Are you a little lost about where […]

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. […]

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

August 4th 2015

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This […]

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