Rochester/Rochester Hills

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide

September 23rd 2014

75 Year Old Rochester Hills Man Dies of Suspected Suicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Sept. 23, 2014)   INCIDENT:  19:18 Hrs. – Sept. 22 – City of Rochester Hills – Death Investigation    #14-150540 SUMMARY:  Deputies along with the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to a possible suicide by gun, in the 1900 block of Pond […]

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14

September 22nd 2014

Oakland University to Host Candidate Forum for Multiple Races, Oct. 14 (OU Press Release, Sept. 22, 2014)   10/14/2014, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Office of Government and Community Relations is hosting a Meet the Candidates Open Forum. Open Seat candidates running in the following districts will have up to 15 minutes to address the group […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids

September 9th 2014

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 9, 2014) With reports of Enterovirus D68 on the rise through the country, Oakland County Health Division has come out with a fact sheet about the infection. Reports vary as to whether this has been confirmed in Michigan or not, though […]

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 […]