Troy

Fathering Boys into Men Series at Troy Library Starts Jan. 26

December 30th 2014

Fathering Boys into Men Series at Troy Library Starts Jan. 26 (TPL Press Release, Dec. 30, 2014) On Monday, January 26 we will begin this new program series presented by Ted Braude, starting with Play and Be Strong. Fathering boys along the path to maturity has never been easy, but the challenge has never been […]

Pontiac Pastor Praises Troy Paramedics Who Saved Wife’s Life (video)

December 29th 2014

Pontiac Pastor Praises Troy Paramedics Who Saved Wife’s Life (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 28, 2014) Grace Gospel Fellowship was full of thankful people on Sunday as Pastor Kent Clark gave appreciation to three paramedics from Alliance Mobil Health EMS in Troy who saved his wife’s life earlier this fall. Pastor Clark told the story […]

Nino Salvaggios Donates Food for 500 in Oakland County

December 26th 2014

Nino Salvaggios Donates Food for 500 in Oakland County (C. Proxmire, Dec. 26, 2014) Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace shared the holiday spirt this Christmas as they donated enough food to feed 500 for the holidays. The donations were given to Forgotten Harvest, which is based in Troy but serves several Oakland County communities, and Grace […]

Troy Public Library’s Countdown to Noon on Dec. 30

December 16th 2014

Troy Public Library’s Countdown to Noon on Dec. 30 (TPL Press Release, Dec. 16, 2014) The New Year will soon be here and we know that some of you just cannot stay up until midnight; so, come celebrate with us as we count down to noon! We will listen to stories, do a craft, and […]

State Rep. Martin Howrylak to Host Coffee Hours Dec. 15

December 14th 2014

State Rep. Martin Howrylak to Host Coffee Hours Dec. 15 (Compiled, Dec. 14, 2014) State Representative Martin Howrylak of Clawson and Troy will host his next coffee hours on Monday, December 15 at the Blair Memorial Library, located at 416 N. Main St. in Clawson, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary. “Informal […]

Troy Police Arrest Suspect Breaking into Bank

December 9th 2014

Troy Police Arrest Suspect Breaking into Bank (Troy Police Dept. Press Release, Dec. 9, 2014)   On December 5th at 2:16a.m. Troy police officers were called to the 5/3rd Bank at 3754 Rochester Rd. on an alarm. Officers observed pry marks on the bank entrance door and the ATM lock plate laying on the ground. […]

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21

December 8th 2014

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21 (Michigan State Police Press Release, Dec. 8, 2014)   Activity:                      Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign            Incident Date:             December Dates, All events are held between 10 00 AM to 5 00 PM. Summary:                 The Michigan State Police Metro […]

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15…

December 4th 2014

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15 richest zip codes in Michigan (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge and Founder of Data Driven Detroit, Dec. 4, 2014) The Census Bureau released the latest file from the American Community Survey today, December 4. This file covers the period 2009-2013 and allows for the […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]