Oak Park

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library

September 25th 2015

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library (Berkley Schools Beat, Sept. 25, 2015) Berkley, MI – Angell 5th grade teacher Danielle Ozanich started a Donor’s Choose initiative to fund a Little Free Library for Angell. Donor’s Choose funds projects within schools through online donations, and thanks to the generosity of many donors, Angell’s Little Library […]

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus

September 25th 2015

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Sept. 25, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 81-year-old woman from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. She is […]

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

September 25th 2015

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a […]

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10

September 20th 2015

Oak Park: Flower Arrangement Demo Oct 10 (event listing) Saturday, October 10 at 1:30pm – 3:00pm Oak Park Community Center Oak Park, Michigan 48237 Please RSVP for our October OPAACC event. Flowers are known to bring joy to a room, person, or occasion. They add decorative color and ambiance to most any occasion from commemorative […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Oak Park Public Safety Open House Oct. 4

September 19th 2015

Oak Park Public Safety Open House Oct. 4 (event listing) As a child did you ever tour the fire station, sit in a police cruiser, or peer inside an ambulance? Weren’t the police officers, fire personnel and emergency workers larger than life? Well, here’s your chance to provide your child with the same opportunity. Oak […]

Newbery Author & Illustrator Coming to Oak Park Library Oct 4

September 16th 2015

Newbery Author & Illustrator Coming to Oak Park Library Oct 4 Newbery Award-Winning author & illustrator Lynne Rae Perkins will be making a visit to the Oak Park Public Library (14200 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI 48237) on Sunday, October 4 from 1:00-2:30pm to sign books and discuss her work. This event is co-sponsored […]