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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 […]

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed

February 25th 2015

Seniors Learn How Not to Get Scammed (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) Over thirty seniors and some other guests enjoyed a lively yet informative presentation from Don Ferguson of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Office about how to avoid scams. According to the Attorney General’s data, 30% of senior citizens fall victim to […]

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

February 23rd 2015

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to […]

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday

February 14th 2015

Local Churches Doing Drive-Through Ash Wednesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the earth after passing on. While this generally comes along with a ceremony, […]