More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program

 More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program (OLHSA press release, Nov. 24, 2015) This summer OLHSA teamed up with United Way of Southeastern Michigan to promote healthy living among children and individuals with disabilities in Pontiac through the Meet Up and Eat Up program. With the primary focus on making fresh,…

Amber Arlert: Missing Teen Last Seen at 9 Mile and Hawthorne

Missing Teen Last Seen at 9 Mile and Hawthorne (Farmington Police Press Release, Nov. 24, 2015)   Farmington Public Safety seeks your help in locating a missing runaway child: Missing Child: BARNES, ANITHA, GARDENIA. Age: 16, Race: AA, Sex: F, Hgt: 5’2″ Wgt: 155. Last seen wearing: black/white checker wool coat. Last seen: Hawthorne and…

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Kids All Together (KAT), in support of children and teens with special needs, will present its 6th annual Comedy Kick-off on Thursday, December 3, at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy Street…

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp.

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 24, 2015) INCIDENT:  01:50 hrs. – Orion Township – Breaking and Entering of a Coin Operated Device / Detective Call Out / Evidence Tech Assist – #15-191352 SUMMARY:  Deputies were requested to conduct additional patrols of the 5000 Block of Kimberly for…

Health Division Warns about Restaurant Inspection Scam

Health Division Warns about Restaurant Inspection Scam (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Nov. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office are alerting restaurant managers about a health inspection scam. Some local restaurants are receiving automated calls claiming to be a health inspector and scheduling inspections. Legitimate restaurant and other…

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been one year since the first rays of sunshine began to hit the shrouded operations of the Ferndale Housing Commission.  Subsequent months of media and HUD investigations brought to light a system of mistreatment, theft and oppression…

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED

Transformers Explode in Royal Oak, Power Outages Reported (video) UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) Several explosions happened in Royal Oak near 11 Mile and Campbell.  Originally this was reported to be a series of electrical transformers blowing.  The City of Royal Oak later released a statement saying “DTE reports: Our System Operations Center…

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side

Craft Show Shows Clawson’s Creative Side (C. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been a couple years since that fateful day when Heidi Pettey’s toe ring broke.  The seemingly everyday kind of problem was the start of something good for the Madison Heights mom.  “I decided to fix it myself,” she said. In learning how to…

Madison Heights Goodfellows Newspaper Sale Nov. 28

Madison Heights Goodfellows Newspaper Sale Nov. 28 (EVENT page)   November 28, 2015   The Goodfellows Annual Newspaper Sale will be held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Goodfellow volunteers, working side by side with members of the Madison Heights Lions Club and other civic organizations, will be stationed at major…

Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5

Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5 (EVENT page) The Giving Season: Annual Author/Illustrator Fair Saturday, December 5 Orion Twp. Library 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362 Drop in anytime between 1:00p and 4:00p to meet authors and illustrators (including our own Ms. Kristen!) Books for readers of all ages will be available…

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15 (EVENT page) Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm Berkley High School Auditorium 2265 Catalpa, just east of Coolidge Featuring the choirs of Berkley Schools All are welcome! For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr.