Farmington/Farmington Hills

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Pug & Terrier Rescues Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Pug Rescue Network & Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7 (Pug Rescue Network, Jan. 17, 2015) Pug Rescue Network and Midwest Boston Terrier Valentines event Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest Drive Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Come and see Pug Rescue Network and our available pugs and Boston Terriers There will be games, raffles […]

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 […]

Nationally-Recognized Suicide Survivor to Speak in Farmington Jan. 27

January 15th 2015

Nationally-Recognized Suicide Survivor to Speak in Farmington Jan. 27 (SAFE Press Release, Jan.25, 2015) Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) to Host Speaker/ Suicide Attempt Survivor Jordan Burnham on Jan. 27 On Tuesday, January 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) will host speaker and suicide attempt survivor Jordan Burnham […]

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor

January 13th 2015

Local Leaders in Running for NAACP Image Award Hometown Honor (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan.12, 2015) The vote is on. Seventeen Detroit Area leaders have been nominated as part of the NAACP Image Awards Hometown Champion Award. Through an online competition, the nominee who gets the most votes will be flown to Pasadena, California for the […]

Farmington Police Report Increase in Package Thefts

January 11th 2015

Farmington Police Report Increase in Package Thefts (Farmington Police Report, Jan. 11, 2015) The Farmington Public Safety Department is advising residents that our department has taken 5 reports of larceny of delivered packages off door steps and porches in the last 2 weeks. These packages are delivered to the homes porch or doorstep by UPS, […]

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19

January 10th 2015

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19 (Compiled, Jan. 16, 2015) Troy – Martin Luther King Jr Day Troy Athens High School (4333 John R. Rd) at 8:30 am.  For more info see: www.troymi.gov//CelebrationofFreedom Southfield  MLK Peace Walk Celebration Hope United Methodist Church (26275 Northwestern Highway) The peace walk will depart from […]

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, […]