Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24

Preventing Suicide Community Discussion May 24 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention is hosting a community discussion on “Preventing suicide through means restriction” on Wed, May 24, 2017 from 9am to 12pm with registration open at 8:30am at the Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois, Troy. Pre-register at www.oakgov.com/health. Who should attend? …

Birmingham Shopping District Board Appoints New Executive Director

Birmingham Shopping District Board Appoints New Executive Director (BSD, April 3, 2017) BIRMINGHAM, MI,– The Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Ingrid Tighe. On March 29, Tighe was unanimously appointed to serve as Executive Director of the Birmingham Shopping District beginning Monday, April 17, 2017. “Following an…

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving (Traffic Improvement Association, April 2, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI -Jim Santilli, chief executive officer of the Transportation Improvement Association, and State Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) today announced distracted driving legislation they’ve designed with the goal of reducing fatalities, injuries, and traffic crashes in Michigan. “When operating…

Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video)

Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2017) Holly, MI – With over 100 guests, charming music, incredible bouquets and an eclectic spread of appetizers and desserts, the new owners of Holly Antiques made an elegant first impression with their ribbon cutting Friday. Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton purchased…

Resources for Good Health Shared at Holly Health Fair

Resources for Good Health Shared at Holly Health Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2017) Holly, MI – There are many ways to be healthy, and the second annual Holly Health and Wellness Fair demonstrated over two dozen of them. ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR STACEY STACKLEY Among the tables of that vendors at Saturday’s event was Zumba…

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire,  March 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It’s time to lean in girl.” That’s what Ferndale resident Deanna Tartaglia told herself after being one of hundreds of Ferndale women who participated in marches and demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. “I felt moved…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids (Alissa Malerman, March 26, 2017) FERNDALE – The Ferndale Youth Assistance Program welcomed students, teachers, elected officials and law officers as they pulled up chairs in the very crowded University High School cafeteria to honor contributions of the community’s young volunteers during the Jack and…