Troy

Beat Poetry with M.L. Liebler at Troy Library March 7

March 3rd 2015

Beat Poetry with M.L. Liebler at Troy Library March 7 (Troy Public Library Press Release, March 3, 2015) As part of our celebration of the 60th anniversary of the City of Troy, Wayne State University Professor and Detroit poet M.L. Liebler will give a presentation on the writing and culture of the Beat poets of […]

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing

March 2nd 2015

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 2, 2015) After an Amber Alert was issued Monday in Indianapolis and was then expanded to Michigan for the two children, 16-year-old Aaron Blackwell has been found, according to the IndyStar. But as of 9:15 pm the 13-year-old girl Emma is still missing. According […]

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men

March 2nd 2015

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men (Michigan State Police, March 2, 2015) An amber alert that started in the State of Indiana has now extended into the State of Michigan and it is believed that the suspect and children may be heading to the Detroit Area. We are […]

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains

February 28th 2015

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains (Guest Blog, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Feb. 28, 2015) I was glad to see a USA Today news story over the weekend that details the challenges we have with the national cellular 911 system:  we struggle to find out where you are […]

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

Berkley Rotary Hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at March 2 Meeting

February 28th 2015

Berkley Rotary Hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at March 2 Meeting (Press Release, Feb. 27, 2015) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce we’ll be hosting State Senator Marty Knollenberg at our meeting on Monday, March 2 at 12:15 p.m. Senator Knollenberg represents Michigan’s 13th District and will be giving a general update […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

February 27th 2015

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, Feb. 27, 2015) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows […]

Healthy Teen Relationships Presentation March 18 in Troy

February 26th 2015

Healthy Teen Relationships Presentation March 18 in Troy (Compiled, Feb. 26, 2015) This will be an engaging and interactive discussion about dating and relationships: Messages that the media gives us about relationships Characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships How technology affects our relationships How to support friends or family who are in unhealthy or abusive […]

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March

February 26th 2015

Oakland County Offering Several Seminars for Business Owners Through March (Oakland County One Stop Shop, Feb. 26, 2015) Business owners and entrepreneurs, take advantage of the following seminars and sign up for one of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center March workshops. You’ll benefit from our hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public and private […]

Driver in Fatal SMART Bus Accident Charged

February 26th 2015

Driver in Fatal SMART Bus Accident Charged (Troy Police, Feb. 26, 2015) As reprinted from November 26, 2014: A bus / pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Maplelawn and Crooks at 11:23 p.m. A pedestrian was crossing Maplelawn northbound in crosswalk when a bus was turning southbound from Crooks to eastbound onto Maplelawn and […]