FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct.…

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 14:55 Hrs. – Oct. 13 – City of Pontiac- Armed Robbery -#14-162313 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 700 block of West Huron (Magic Cleaners) for an Armed Robbery. The complainant stated that the suspect inquired about having…

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery of Magic Cleaners in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 14, 2014) INCIDENT: 14:55 Hrs. – Oct. 13 – City of Pontiac- Armed Robbery -#14-162313 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 700 block of West Huron (Magic Cleaners) for an Armed Robbery. The complainant stated that the suspect inquired about having…

Rochester Hills Fire Safety and Emergency Vehicle Day Oct. 18th

Rochester Hills Fire Safety and Emergency Vehicle Day Oct. 18th The Rochester Hills Fire and EMS Department is having an Emergency Vehicle Display and Demonstration on October 18th from 9:00 am to noon at the Home Depot on Avon Road. Children will have the opportunity to practice escaping from a simulated fire in the fire…

Rochester Hills Fire Safety and Emergency Vehicle Day Oct. 18th

Rochester Hills Fire Safety and Emergency Vehicle Day Oct. 18th The Rochester Hills Fire and EMS Department is having an Emergency Vehicle Display and Demonstration on October 18th from 9:00 am to noon at the Home Depot on Avon Road. Children will have the opportunity to practice escaping from a simulated fire in the fire…

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the…

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto

Giving Back and Building HOPE: Michael Mirto (Crystal A. Proxmire) Michael Mirto could have been a farmer, but the universe had other plans. Instead of growing strawberries, the 37-year-old Development Director cultivates support for SE Michigan’s LGBT population through his volunteer efforts at The HOPE Fund, which is part of the Community Foundation for Southeast…