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Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases

September 19th 2015

Drug Testing Company Errors Impacting Oakland County Cases (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2015) Hundreds of people could be impacted by reporting errors by the company hired to do drug testing of people in the Oakland County Court system according to a report by the Detroit Free Press. Details are still emerging, but journalist John […]

Troy Youth Assistance Dash Thru the Daze Oct. 3

September 18th 2015

Troy Youth Assistance Dash Thru the Daze Oct. 3 (event listing) TROY YOUTH ASSISTANCE is sponsoring the 2nd Annual “Dash Thru the Daze” 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 9:00am at Boulan Park in Troy. “Dash thru the Daze” 5K is USATF sanctioned. To register: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Troy/Dashthru the Daze5k $25.00 for ages 18+ and […]

State Rep… Coffee Hours Sept. 21 (Clawson) Sept. 26 (Troy)

September 17th 2015

State Rep. Martin Howrylak Coffee Hours Sept. 21 (Clawson) Sept. 26 (Troy) (event) Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, invites residents of the 41st House District to attend his office hours in September. The first will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21 at the Clawson Public Library at 416 N Main Street. […]

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015

September 15th 2015

Job Listings ~ Sept. 15, 2015 Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works site at http://www.ferndaleschools.org/community/miworks/job-flash/. New jobs! Posted […]

Troy Bank Robbery Suspect May Have Struck Twice

September 11th 2015

Troy Bank Robbery Suspect May Have Struck Twice (Troy Police, Sept. 11, 2015) On September 10, 2015 at approximately 1115 AM, the TCF Bank at 2138 E. Big Beaver, Troy was robbed. The suspect, a white male in his 40s, entered the bank and demanded money. A weapon was implied but not seen. No one […]

White Chapel Cemetery Collecting Items for Overseas Military

September 5th 2015

White Chapel Cemetery Collecting Items for Overseas Military (press release, Sept. 5, 2015) White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy will be hosting its Eighth Annual Care Package Drive to provide “a little bit of home and comfort” to overseas military troops. White Chapel will be conducting a drive to collect new items for care […]

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why?

September 1st 2015

1 Question /15 People: What Charity do you Most Support and Why? (C. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2015) As part of our new series of features on the 1st and 15th, we’ve asked readers: What charity do you most support and why? Here are 15 of the best responses selected from various online forums. Like us […]

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