Oak Park

Oak Park World Dance Day April 29

April 1st 2016

Oak Park World Dance Day April 29 (EVENT page)  Berkley, MI – Friday, April 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m. World Dance Day Berkley High School Auditorium 2325 Catalpa Drive, Berkley, Mich. The City of Oak Park presents the annual World Dance Day. Come celebrate dance from around the world. World Dance Day takes place at the Berkley High School Auditorium at […]

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park

March 30th 2016

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 30, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Fencing has gone up and workers have begun removing vegetation and equipment from The Church Street overpass/plaza over I-696 in Oak Park, also known as the Z03 plaza. The State of Michigan is funding a complete […]

Campaign Uses Student Art to Warn Against Distracted Driving

March 30th 2016

Campaign Uses Student Art to Warn Against Distracted Driving (Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan, March 30, 2016) OAK PARK, MI -The Traffic Improvement Association of Michigan (TIA), Michigan State Police, and State Farm announced a statewide distracted driving education and enforcement initiative today.  This campaign coincides with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which takes place […]

Man Arrested after Following and Pointing Gun at Teens after Accident

March 28th 2016

Man Arrested after Following and Pointing Gun at Teens after Accident (Compiled, March 28, 2016) Ferndale, MI –The Daily Tribune reports that 35-year-old Jeffrey Allen Peterson of Chesterfield was arrested and charged with felony assault after a road rage incident in Ferndale around 10pm Sunday.  According to the report, police say Peterson called to report […]

Berkley Fourth Graders Honored Historical Figures…

March 27th 2016

Berkley Fourth Graders Honored Historical Figures with Wax Museum (Berkley Beat, March 27, 2016) Fourth graders at Pattengill researched, composed short essays, and shared many interesting facts and stories about their historical figure with parents, students, and staff during their Wax Museum on Thursday, March 17. At the Wax Museum, students stand still until a […]

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community

March 26th 2016

MML #3: Cities Want their Share, Tool Shows Funding Loss by Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 26, 2016) Lansing, MI – Only four states have reduced the amount of tax dollars going to municipal governments, and of those Michigan has decreased funding the most.  Robert Kleine of Great Lakes Economic Consulting spoke about the subject […]

Nominate a Student or Group for Ferndale Youth Assistance Award

March 26th 2016

Nominate a Student or Group for Ferndale Youth Assistance Award (FYA, March 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale Youth Assistance will be holding their Jack and Annette Aronson 2016 Youth Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.  We are looking for nominations for students to receive these awards! Please read over the attached criteria and […]

Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30

March 25th 2016

Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30 (EVENT page) Oak Park 9 Mile Redesign/Construction Open House March 30 Proposed Construction Projects Nine Mile RedesignOpen House Wednesday, March 30, 4 to 7 p.m. at City Hall In 2014, our Strategic Economic Development Plan was adopted by City Council. The plan outlined action steps to […]

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17

March 24th 2016

Fun and Educational Earth Day Event at SOCRRA April 17 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Celebrate Earth Day with SOCRRA and enjoy tours of the SOCRRA recycling facility. Watch a Recycled Materials Fashion Show. Repurpose things into crafts and art projects with Green Living Science. Go on a scavenger hunt. Get up close and personal […]

RTA to Present Woodward Rapid Transit Plan April 2 in Pontiac

March 23rd 2016

RTA to Present Woodward Rapid Transit Plan April 2 in Pontiac (EVENT page)   Pontiac, MI – The RTA is working to address one of the biggest gaps in southeast Michigan’s transit: the complete lack of rapid transit throughout our region. Planning is underway for Bus Rapid Transit on Woodward, Gratiot and Michigan Avenues and […]