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Body Found in Royal Oak Home, Police Investigating

January 18th 2019

Body Found in Royal Oak Home, Police Investigating (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Royal Oak Police along with Oakland County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a death in Royal Oak. A body was found in a home in the 3500 block of Elmhurst Avenue Thursday evening. Police have not yet released details, […]

“Not in my (Ferndale) Backyard” Talk on Racially Coded Language Jan. 30

January 18th 2019

“Not in my (Ferndale) Backyard” Talk on Racially Coded Language Jan. 30 Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Inclusion Network (FIN) invites the public to attend their Quarterly meeting on January 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ferndale Area District Library (222 E. 9 Mile Rd.).  The meeting’s topic is “Not In My (Ferndale) Backyard?” […]

Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac

January 17th 2019

Build Institute Hosting Entrepreneurship Program in Pontiac Pontiac, MI- The Build Institute is an 8-week business and project planning class designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs. Classes are taught by local experts and cover all the basics of starting a business – from licensing to financial literacy, market research to cash flow and more. You’ll leave the class with a […]

Overdoses and Death Hit Home in Holly, Narcan Training Offers Hope

January 16th 2019

Overdoses and Death Hit Home in Holly, Narcan Training Offers Hope (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Holly, MI – In the past year, first responders in the 2.2 square mile Village of Holly faced six drug overdoses, including one that resulted in death. Opioids like heroin, Oxycontin, Vicodin, Percocet, codeine, fentanyl, Lortab, Norco, Darvocet, […]

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Offers Payment Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees (City of Ferndale, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Ferndale City Council voted Monday that it will offer a payment assistance program for Ferndale residents who are federal government employees furloughed by the government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees will qualify for a two-month deferral period for City payments, […]

Royal Oak Police Seek Walgreens Robbery Suspect

January 16th 2019

Royal Oak Police Seek Walgreens Robbery Suspect The Royal Oak Police Department is seeking information regarding a person of interest related to the armed robbery reported on December 29, 2018 at Walgreens on Woodward in Royal Oak. Officers responded to the store located at 30852 Woodward, on December 29, 2018 at 11:09 p.m., after receiving […]

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to pass a proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing. On Jan. 22 – the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day – communities like Ferndale honor “our common humanity and taking collective […]

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan

January 15th 2019

“Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel” Holly Embraces New Slogan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Holly, MI- Timeless Appeal ~ Hometown Feel. That’s the motto voted on by the Holly Downtown Development Authority Monday to reflect the spirit of the Village and it’s historic, welcoming downtown. “We’re very excited about this description of our village […]

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet

January 15th 2019

Reporter Food: Paradise Biryani Pointe Halal Lunch Buffet (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2019) Troy, Farmington Hills, MI- In Islamic tradition, Halal refers to foods that have been prepared in accordance with Muslim law. For meat this means preparation in a humane way, and that a blessing is said before slaughter.  Many vegetarian dishes also […]

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success

January 14th 2019

Malerman Reflects on Bird Box Success Josh Malerman was in the lobby of Mann’s Chinese Theater, mere moments after the end credits commenced for the Hollywood premiere of the movie adaptation of one of his books. “…as the audience poured out, I saw (director) Susanne Bier emerge from the flowing crowd and she came to […]