Bloomfield Area Communities

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11

January 17th 2015

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11 (Oakland Schools Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015) “Tweens, Teens & Social Media: What PARENTS and EDUCATORS Need to Know!” is a free presentation that Oakland Schools created in response to growing issues with students using (and misusing) social media platforms. Scaring students off […]

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16

January 16th 2015

Make a Bird Feeder at Bloomfield Twp Library Feb. 16 (BTPL Jan. 17, 2015) Celebrate National Bird Feeding Month Help make winter easier for your backyard birds.  Stop by the Youth Room on Monday, February 16 from 2-3 p.m., and create your own bird feeder and have some feathery fun. All ages are welcome. Registration is […]

West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s Casino Night Feb. 13

January 15th 2015

West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s  Casino Night Feb. 13 (West Bloomfield Schools Press Release, Jan. 15, 2015) Celebrate Friday the 13th, Celebrate Valentine’s Day, or just Celebrate with the West Bloomfield Educational Foundation’s Casino Night on Feb. 13, 2015 at Edgewood Country Club 8399 Commerce Road, Commerce Township 7pm-11pm. You will be in for a great evening […]

Community Crowds Together To Save Oak Park Jewish Community Center

January 13th 2015

Community Crowds Together To Save Oak Park Jewish Community Center (Cheryl Weiss, Jan. 13, 2015) Approximately 800 people filled the gymnasium of the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park, and many more were turned away due to space limitations, at the Town Hall Forum Monday night. Community members gathered together to voice their objections to […]

Defending Snow Day Choice: B. Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs

January 8th 2015

Defending Snow Day Choice: Bloomfield Hills Gives Facts, Novi Gives Laughs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 8, 2015) Posts of speculation, jubilation and disappointment speckled social media  Wednesday night and Thursday morning as students from area schools learned whether their district would be calling for a snow day. More specifically, a weather day, since it was […]

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park

January 7th 2015

Guest View: Save the JCC in Oak Park (Guest View by Aaron Tobin, Jan. 7, 2015) Jewish Community Center is considering closing the Oak Park center. This has saddened many people in the area, who are rallying behind this important part of the community. A change.org petition has been started for people to show support […]

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12

January 5th 2015

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2015) Oak Park could lose the Jewish Community Center, and a meeting has been set for Jan. 12 to give community members an opportunity to talk about it before it happens. The center offers a gathering space for the community, a […]

Waterwork Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 5th 2015

Waterworks Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter (Guest Column by David Greylen of Waterwork Plumbing. Dec. 2, 2014,republished Jan. 5, 2015) NOTE: Waterworks Plumbing is a sponsor of The Oakland County 115 News Hub. This informative guest column is NOT paid advertising, but readers should be aware that the author does advertise with us. The plumbing […]

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17

January 5th 2015

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17 (ROEAB Press Release, Jan. 5, 2015) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board (ROEAB) is pleased to co-sponsor a Building Green Bridges workshop for anyone interested in beginning or enhancing an environmental sustainability program at their congregation. ROEAB, together with the Birmingham Unitarian Church, has lined up some […]

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

January 4th 2015

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed, […]