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Justin Bean’s “Geometrics” Graces Woods Gallery Walls

November 26th 2017

Justin Bean’s “Geometrics” Graces Woods Gallery Walls (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – “The East Coast has enough artists,” joked Justin Bean as he explained the decision to move from Philadelphia to Royal Oak, not far from his hometown of Huntington Woods. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts-learned painter held […]

Holly Dickens Festival Starts with Lighted Parade and Tree Lighting

November 26th 2017

Holly Dickens Festival Starts with Lighted Parade and Tree Lighting (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26 2017) Holly, MI – Downtown Holly was full of lights and stars Friday evening for the annual lighted parade and tree lighting ceremony. After floats, cars and marchers decorated with holiday sparkles made their way up Saginaw Street, the village […]

Whiskey, BBQ, Comedy & Brews: SBA Tours Royal Oak to…

November 25th 2017

Whiskey, BBQ, Comedy & Brews: SBA Tours Royal Oak to Learn about Entrepreneurship (Drew Saunders, Nov 25, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak’s locally owned businesses were put on display by the Downtown Development Authority, Tuesday morning. Downtown Manager Sean Kammer took local government officials to four businesses, some of which were helped set […]

Suspect Arraigned in Deputy Overall’s Death, Claimed to be God

November 25th 2017

Suspect Arraigned in Deputy Overall’s Death, Claimed to be God (video) Pontiac, MI – 22 year old Christopher Joseph Berak reportedly went to both Lapeer County Jail and Thumb Correctional Facility on Wednesday night before the pursuit which ended with the fatal running down of Oakland County Deputy Eric Overall in Brandon Township. Lapeer County […]

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Scotia in Oak Park

November 24th 2017

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Scotia in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2017) Oak Park, MI –  Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a fatal accident on Scotia in Oak Park between Kenwood and 9 Mile that occurred around 7pm Friday night. Public Safety Director Steve Cooper stated “We had a fatal pedestrian vs […]

Six Cities to Shop Small in this Saturday

November 24th 2017

Six Cities to Shop Small in this Saturday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2017) Ferndale, Holly, Berkley, Birmingham, Royal Oak and Rochester, MI – The Saturday after Thanksgiving is a day where consumers are urged to think about their locally owned businesses and “shop small” for their holiday gifts.  And in Oakland County the movement […]

Ferndale Presents Breakfast with Santa Around the World Dec 2

November 24th 2017

Ferndale Presents Breakfast with Santa Around the World Dec 2 Ferndale, MI – Step into Santa’s sleigh and travel to different countries like Germany, Australia, Mexico, and Greece, to learn what Christmas means to them! As you visit each Country, you will create a themed holiday decoration that represents their tradition to fill your goodie […]

As Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author

November 24th 2017

As Dickens Festival Approaches, Things to Know about the Author (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 24, 2017 adapted from orig. article of Nov. 7, 2016) Holly, MI – Did you know that in all his life, Charles Dickens never missed a deadline except once? That he had an unusual fondness for prostitutes? Or that his family […]

Candlelight Vigil Held for Fallen Deputy Eric Overall (video)

November 23rd 2017

Candlelight Vigil Held for Fallen Deputy Eric Overall (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Deputy Eric Overall paid the ultimate price Thanksgiving morning when he was killed by a driver running from police in pursuit on M15 in Brandon Township.  The driver hit Deputy Overall as he was laying […]

Driver to Be Charged w/Murder in Thanksgiving Day Death of Deputy Eric Overall

November 23rd 2017

Driver to Be Charged with Murder in Thanksgiving Day Death of Deputy Eric Overall (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 23, 2017) Brandon Township, MI – Deputy Eric Overall, age 50 who was a 22 year veteran of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, was tragically killed this morning while deploying “Stop Sticks” on M-15 at the […]