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Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 21

July 1st 2016

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 21 (Event Page) Summer Concert Series Returns to Center Street The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts summer concert series, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union, returns to a ‘pop-up park’ on Center Street runs through Aug. 18. For six consecutive Thursdays, music enthusiasts are encouraged to grab […]

Activist for Transgender Community Darnell Jones Dies of Cancer

June 30th 2016

Activist for  Transgender Community  Darnell Jones Dies  of Cancer (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The LGBTQ community lost an ally and an activist Wednesday as Darnell Jones, Vice President of Gender Identity Network Alliance, died due to complications from cancer. Jones was a pharmacist by day and an activist at night, […]

Ferndale Library Director Resigns, Darlene Hellenberg to Serve as Interim

June 27th 2016

Ferndale Library Director Resigns, Darlene Hellenberg  to Serve as Interim (Ferndale Area District Library, June 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Area District library Board has been informed that its Director, Jessica Keyser, has accepted a position as the Executive Director of the Grosse Pointe Public Library. Keyser will be working throughout the summer […]

HP Police Body Cam Petition Could End up in Court Battle

May 25th 2016

HP Police Body Cam Petition Could End up in Court Battle (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 25, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Oak Park resident Andrew Cissell said he is ready to take The City of Hazel Park to court if they refuse to put an initiative on the ballot to require police officers to wear […]

Two Cats Saved & Damage Minimized in Multi-Unit House Fire in Troy

May 23rd 2016

Two Cats Saved & Damage Minimized in Multi-Unit House Fire in Troy (oc115, May 23, 2016) Troy, MI -. Two cats are safe and three apartments were spared damage in a multi-unit house on Brentwood thanks to the efficient work of The Troy Fire Department. According to Assistant Fire Chief Chuck Riesterer the fire was […]

Artists Showcase Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk & Roll

May 7th 2016

Artists Showcase Their Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk and Roll (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Thursday evening guests to Downtown Ferndale saw more than the sunny weather, eclectic shops and unique restaurants.  Thanks to the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission there was a bonus amount of art, including live demonstrations. […]

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government

May 1st 2016

Guest Blog: Getting Millennials Interested in Local Government (Samantha Audia, Michigan Municipal League, May 1, 2016) While attending the League’s Capital Conference last month, I had the pleasure of sharing breakfast with local officials from Hazel Park, all of whom took a moment to update me on the new and exciting things happening this year […]

Bloomfield Hills Star Sofi K Raising Money for Wish Upon a Teen

April 30th 2016

Bloomfield Hills Star Sofi K Raising Money for Wish Upon a Teen (press release, May 1, 2016) Sofi K, a sophomore at Bloomfield Hills High School, released her debut album LoveHate last November.  Already an accomplished performer and stellar student at the age 14, she has also devoted significant time and energy to help others […]

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

April 29th 2016

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held […]

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR

April 26th 2016

Birmingham Mayor Pro Tem & oc115 Founder talk about CNU24 on WJR (Compiled, April 26, 2016) Detroit, MI – The Congress for New Urbanism is meeting in Detroit June 8-12 to learn about different aspects of development and community building, with Detroit as a source of inspiration for urban planners from around the globe. One […]