Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

October 18th 2014

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

Free Psychology Classes…

September 27th 2014

Free Psychology Classes: Bullying, Eating Disorder, Overcoming Self-Judgment, Parenting and More (Great Lakes Psychology Group press release, Sept. 27, 2014) Great Lakes Psychology Group offers a wide range of free classes available to the public in Oakland and Macomb County. Our professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers donate their time […]

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5

September 22nd 2014

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5 (compiled, Sept. 22, 2014) The Michigan Antique and Collectible Festival will be at Springfield Oaks CountyPark on Oct. 4-5. The park is located at 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg. Hundreds of Antique & Vintage Dealers – Shabby Chic, Industrial, Glassware, Primitives, Unique Finds & More! Classic Car Show […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]