Clarkston/Independence Twp.

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 […]

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids

September 9th 2014

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 9, 2014) With reports of Enterovirus D68 on the rise through the country, Oakland County Health Division has come out with a fact sheet about the infection. Reports vary as to whether this has been confirmed in Michigan or not, though […]

SWAT Team Saves Man from Suicide w/Tear Gas, Another Suicide Reported

September 8th 2014

SWAT Team Saves Man from Suicide w/Tear Gas, Another Suicide Reported (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 8, 2014) FROM DAY SHIFT: 9-6-14 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 9-7-14 __________________ INCIDENT:  14:59 Hrs. – Independence Township – Death Investigation / Suicide.  #14-141417 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a residence located in the 2500 block of Mann Rd for an […]

Student Could Win Trip… in Leadership Essay Contest

September 6th 2014

Student Could Win Trip to Congress of Cities in Leadership Essay Contest (MML Press Release, intro by Jay Foreman, Sept. 6, 2014) As we know, today’s teenagers will become tomorrow’s leaders. Who will they ultimately be and how will they get there? Some will take themselves into this direction consciously while others will get there […]

OC Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Mtg. Sept 29

September 6th 2014

Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Meeting Sept 29 (Oakland Schools press release, Sept. 6, 2014) Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education will be having a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 from 6pm-7pm at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The meeting will include a welcome and introduction, and overview […]

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers

September 5th 2014

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014)   Last year there were more than 128,000 traffic crashes in the Metro Detroit area in which 363 people lost their lives and over 35,000 were injured. And we are in the last month of the busy summer travel season […]

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt

September 3rd 2014

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 3, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:17 hrs. – Sept. 2 – Brandon Township – Shooting Investigation / Suicidal Subject – #14-139014 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 4300 block of Dogwood Blvd. for a report of a suicidal subject. […]