Troy

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 […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Farm to Table Brunch with Santa Dec. 14

November 21st 2014

Farm to Table Brunch with Santa Dec. 14 (Compiled, Nov. 21, 2014) Imagine a skillfully prepared, bountiful brunch – all artfully composed from only local, fresh, healthy ingredients  – presented to you by one of the area’s finest catering companies The Ideal Bite Catering. Now imagine your children gleefully sharing their holiday wishes with Santa Claus as […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]