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Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief

April 12th 2016

Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief (City of Southfield, April 12, 2016) Southfield, MI -Southfield Fire Department Battalion Chief Edward Cary has been selected as the Acting Fire Chief by City Administrator Fred Zorn beginning on April 11. Acting Fire Chief Cary has been with the Southfield Fire Department for 23 […]

DEQ Approves Drilling Permit at Word of Faith in Southfield

March 8th 2016

DEQ Approves Drilling Permit at Word of Faith in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2016) Southfield, MI –   Today, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a permit to Jordan Development Co. LLC for rights to drill on a 1.5 acre parcel of a 40-acre piece of land leased from Word of Faith […]

Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Southfield

February 23rd 2016

Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Southfield (compiled, Feb. 23, 2016) Southfield, MI – A woman was found dead on 8 Mile just east of Evergreen around 3am Tuesday according to WXYZ.com.  Police say the woman was hit by a driver who fled the scene.  They do not yet have a vehicle description, but […]

Southfield Housing Renovations to Help Low Income, Senior and Disabled Residents

February 16th 2016

Southfield Housing Renovations to Help Low Income, Senior and Disabled Residents (SNHC Press Release, Feb. 16, 2016) Southfield, MI -McDonnell Tower Apartments and the tower and townhomes at River Park Place in Southfield are getting a $19.8 million makeover. The Southfield Nonprofit Housing Corporation, in partnership with Southfield-based Larc Community Development Group, worked on behalf […]

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout

January 28th 2016

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout (Philip Lombard, Jan. 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – About 200 people attended a meeting at the Southfield Library Wednesday evening to discuss a planned exploration gas and oil well on the Word of Faith International Christian Center property, located at the corner of Nine Mile and […]

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video)

January 17th 2016

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2016) Southfield, MI – As hundreds of parishioners flocked to the Word of Faith Church at 9 Mile and Evergreen they drove past groups of protesters huddling in the cold, urging them not to move forward with plans […]

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit

December 30th 2015

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit (City of Southfield Press Release, Dec. 30, 2015) Southfield, MI – Recent media reports have resulted in questions about the City of Southfield’s position regarding oil and gas exploration.  These questions arose because Jordan Development filed an Application for drilling in the City on November 4, 2015.  This Company is an […]