Oak Park

Oak Park Mourns Loss of Officer Kevin Bur…

September 9th 2014

Oak Park Mourns Loss of Officer Kevin Bur, Who Died in Motorcycle Crash (Compiled, Sept. 9, 2014) Oak Park Public Safety Officer Kevin Bur was off duty on Sept. 8 when he lost control on Bernstein Road in Commerce Township and was thrown from his motorcycle. He was not wearing a helmet and died from […]

Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class

September 8th 2014

Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class (CASA Press Release, Sept. 8, 2014) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, located in Oak Park, is excited to announce a new course for its students. CASA is now offering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Senior Capstone Course and is looking for mentors, […]

Oak Park Releases Guide for Residents

September 8th 2014

Oak Park Releases Guide for Residents (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 8, 2014) After years without an update, The City of Oak Park has released a new, comprehensive “Resident Guide.” This 22-page document has plenty of information about Oak Park, is useful for new residents and those who have been here for a while. “The resident […]

Storm Update and Power Outage Tips

September 6th 2014

Storm Update and Power Outage Tips (City of Berkley, Sept. 6, 2014) There are 330,000 customers in the DTE Service Territory without power. Power restoration is estimated for Monday, September 8th. A number of linemen from other states are coming in this afternoon and evening to help restore power. Strong winds have caused power lines to […]

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 […]

Warren Man Dead from Downed Power Line, Storm Damage…

September 5th 2014

Warren Man Dead from Downed Power Line, Storm Damage Through Area (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) A swift but powerful storm hit SE Michigan Friday night, causing downed trees and branches, downed power lines and at least one death. Click on Detroit reports that a man at 13870 Julius Ave in Warren went into […]

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 […]

Free Brass Concert and Step into Art at the J, Oak Park, Sept. 7

September 4th 2014

Free Brass Concert and Step into Art at the J, Oak Park, Sept. 7 (JCC Press Release, Sept. 4, 2014)   Join us Sunday, September 7th 1-3 pm for a Family Brass Concert. Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the music and fun. Talk with your neighbors. Enjoy a free family concert by the […]

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion

September 2nd 2014

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Sept. 3, 2014) FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979 35th REUNION www.ferndale79.com Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Santia Banquet Hall Keego Harbor, MI $70.00/person ($75 at the door): Includes open bar, appetizers, family style dinner including Roasted Sirloin, Filet of Salmon, and […]