Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October (MDOT, Aug. 31, 2018) Pontiac, MI- HIGHWAY: I-75 Business Loop (BL) (US-24 Business Route (BR)/Woodward Avenue) COUNTY: Oakland CLOSURE START DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2018 CLOSURE END DATE: Late October 2018 PROJECT DETAILS:  The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $690,000 to replace the…

Shuttle Running from Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge to Arts, Beats, & Eats

Shuttle Running from Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge to Arts, Beats, & Eats (City of Pleasant Ridge, Aug. 31, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, MI – Pleasant Ridge has partnered with Ferndale to bring Chariot to our area. Chariot is an app-based Ford Mobility service that will soon operate a fixed-route microtransit service in Pleasant…

Campbell Soup to Sell Garden Fresh, Local Workers Waiting for Answers

Campbell Soup to Sell Garden Fresh, Local Workers Waiting for Answers Ferndale, MI – Campbell Soup announced they are selling Garden Fresh and Bolthouse Farms according to several national news sources. Ferndale-based Garden Fresh was family owned from 1998-2015 when the company was sold to Campbell’s for $231 Million. According to USA Today, CEO Denise…

Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Expanding Substance Use Disorders Services

Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Expanding Substance Use Disorders Services (OIHN, Aug. 29, 2018) Pontiac, MI- Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network (OIHN), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Oakland County, is expanding its practice to include substance use disorder treatment by offering Medication Assisted Treatment. OIHN service expansion comes after its operational site visit from…

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley

Reporter Food: Braised Short Rib Pasta at Crispelli’s in Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Berkley, MI- Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria has locations in Berkley, West Bloomfield and Troy.  I recently had a chance to visit their Berkley location and enjoy their creamy, flavorful braised short rib pasta. This is a creation of cavatelli…

Farmington Hills Police Seek Info in Fatal Crash Investigation

Farmington Hills Police Seek Info in Fatal Crash Investigation (Farmington Hills, Aug. 27, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI-  On August 26, 2018 at approximately 3:40 AM, Farmington Hills police and paramedics responded to a single vehicle rollover accident in the area of Shiawassee Road and Inkster Road.   Officers discovered a Jeep Cherokee that had rolled…

Southfield Talks with Developers as Firestone Demolition Begins Monday at Northland

Southfield Talks with Developers as Firestone Demolition Begins Monday at Northland (SOUTHFIELD, Mich.) — Demolition of the Firestone building at the former Northland Center is slated to begin on Monday, August 27 at 9 a.m. The Southfield City Council unanimously voted to award the contract for the Firestone and Target buildings demolition to Dore &…

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville

Reporter Food: Corned Beef Omelette at Omelette and Waffle Cafe in Northville (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2018) Northville, Plymouth, MI – As you might guess from the name, Omelette and Waffle Café in Northville (and also in Plymouth) specializes in breakfast/brunch.  They do have a good selection of lunchtime items too, but they are…

MSP’s Only Fallen Female Trooper Honored with I-696 Naming

MSP’s Only Fallen Female Trooper Honored with I-696 Naming (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI- In 1982 Michigan State Police Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries died while transporting evidence after an undercover narcotics buy.  According to the Michigan State Police Trooper Association, “Tpr. Vicki Moreau DeVries died as a result of injuries suffered…