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Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants

January 29th 2017

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants (Leslie Ellis, Jan. 29, 2017) Hamtramck and Detroit, MI  – Shouts of “No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here!” rang out Sunday in Hamtramck and at Detroit Metropolitan Airport as thousands of people protested President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on refugees and immigrants from seven mainly […]

15 Pictures from the Oak Park Winterfest

January 29th 2017

15 Pictures from the Oak Park Winterfest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2017) Oak Park, MI – Grey skies and flurries did not deter families from coming out to enjoy some seasonal fun at the annual Oak Park Winterfest.  Kids got their faces painted and got to enjoy cookies they decorated as well as s’mores […]

Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1

January 29th 2017

Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1 (EVENT page) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Gerrymandering and Non-Partisan Redistricting are important topics in Michigan. Join us for an informational presentation and discussion on these topics with Kevin Deegan-Krause. Kevin is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University, and has a passion for a fair voting […]

People and Animals Safe After Lake Orion Pet Centre Fire (video)

January 28th 2017

People and Animals Safe After Lake Orion Pet Centre Fire (video) (Lake Orion Police, video: Linden Vennard, Jan. 28, 2017) Lake Orion, MI – Structure Fire at Lake Orion Pet Centre : 46 E. Flint St – All people safely evacuated, all boarded pets safely recovered. At about 8:00 am this morning the Lake Orion […]

Hazel Park Museum Opens Feb. 2

January 27th 2017

Hazel Park Museum Opens Feb. 2 (EVENT page) Hazel Park, MI – Come CELEBRATE Hazel Parks 75th Birthday !!! The Hazel Park Historical Museum will be holding its Grand Opening on Thursday, February 2nd at 12 Noon. This coincides with the 75th Birthday of the City Of Hazel Park. The Museum is located at 45 […]

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

January 27th 2017

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join […]

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee

January 27th 2017

Person Over 60 Needed to Represent Oakland County on Committee (Oakland County Commission, Jan. 27, 2017) Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is seeking an older adult representative to serve on the Oakland County Area Agency on Aging Subcommittee. Interested individuals must be at least 60 years of age and reside […]

Oakland County Executive’s 40 Under 40 Announced

January 27th 2017

Oakland County Executive’s 40 Under 40 Announced (Oakland County Executive, Jan 27, 2017) Waterford, Michigan — Beginning Monday at 9 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2017. Nearly 400 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch

January 26th 2017

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2017) Pontiac, MI – “There is no doubt that we’re building something beautiful in Pontiac,” said Vickie Brent-Touray as she addressed dozens of business people at the Pontiac Regional Chamber Annual Meeting and lunch on Wednesday.  “We have […]

Ferndale Choir, Band and Orchestra to Play All-City Concert Jan. 28

January 26th 2017

Ferndale Choir, Band and Orchestra to Play All-City Concert Jan. 28 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale All-City Concerts take place Saturday, Jan. 28 as part of the Ferndale Blues Festival.  All three performances take place at Ferndale High School: Ferndale High School – All City Choir – 11am Ferndale High School – All City […]