Berkley Parks & Rec Plan Available Online for Resident Review

Berkley Parks & Rec Plan Available Online for Resident Review (City of Berkley, Dec. 15, 2015) Berkley, MI – Residents are encouraged to review the draft of the City of Berkley Parks and Recreation Department 5-year Master Plan. The plan outlines the goals and objectives for the department and will guide future decision-making for: ~Park…

Trial Proceeds against Officer Who Reportedly Revealed Informant’s ID with Fatal Consequence

Trial Proceeds against Officer Who Reportedly Revealed Informant’s ID with Fatal Consequence (Goodman and Hurwitz, Dec. 15, 2015) Madison Heights, MI – Note:  This story comes from the blog of Goodman and Hurwitz, the firm representing Hilliard’s family.  We are running it as is because it does a good job explaining the issues involved in…

Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover

Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover (Gov. Rick Snyder Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Lansing, MI – Michigan high school, junior high, and elementary school students are encouraged to submit designs for the cover of the 2016 Michigan State of the State program contest, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today. Snyder…

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is proud to announce that Mr. Eric Bruner, Principal of Coolidge Intermediate School, has been selected for the Saginaw Valley State University Gerstacker Fellowship. Mr. Bruner will join nine other K-12 educators from across Michigan to participate in this…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages

Pleasant Ridge and Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages (Pleasant Ridge Police, alert sent out via Facebook, Dec. 14, 2015) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Last week Pleasant Ridge Police took a few reports of garages being entered and unlocked cars being rummaged through on the West side of the city. Officers have been…

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Orion Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-11-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 18:10 hrs. – Orion Township – Felonious Assault. #15-201827 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 600 block of S. Lapeer Rd…

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-13-2015, 07:00 hrs. _______ INCIDENT: 15:16 hrs. – Orion Township – Death Investigation/Possible Suicide. #15-202256 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a business located in the 200 block of W. Clarkston Rd…

Suspected Salvation Army Kettle Thief Also Charged with Heroin Possession

Suspected Salvation Army Kettle Thief Also Charged with Heroin Possession (Farmington Hills Police Press Release, Dec. 13, 2015) Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department announces the arrest of an individual wanted for the recent theft of a Salvation Army Donation Kettle from the Walgreens store near 8 Mile Rd. and Grand River.…

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Peace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Edit Edit visibilityPeace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21 (EVENT page, DAPNJ) Ferndale, MI – At last week’s Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN) meeting it was decided to hold a rally in support of refugees, our Muslim neighbors, and democracy itself. The best time for this was Monday…

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Pontiac, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-09-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  12:17 hrs.  – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery #15-199759 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Perry Street (Checkers…

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU (Oakland University Press Release, Dec. 12, 2015) Auburn Hills, MI – Following an extensive search, Dawn Aubry, of Oakland Township, has been selected to become Oakland University’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Aubry brings more than 20 years of higher education experience in roles of continually increasing…