Accidental Shooting in Springfield Township

Accidental Shooting in Springfield Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 5, 2016) INCIDENT:  11:07 hrs. – March 3, 2016 – Springfield Township – Accidental Shooting – #16-36250 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 17000 block of Sleepy Hollow Blvd for an accidental discharge of a 12 gauge shotgun inside of a residence.  While attempting to…

Birmingham Announces New Ways to Get City Information

Birmingham Announces New Ways to Get City Information (City of Birmingham Press Release, March 2, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI– The City of Birmingham is pleased to announce a new public notices webpage and information sharing tools to better connect residents and businesses. To ensure community members have the latest information and updates from the City, these…

Ferndale Council Members’ Minds Unchanged After Motorama Appeal

Ferndale Council Members’ Minds Unchanged After Motorama Appeal (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council upheld their prior decision not to renew the operating license of Motorama Motel at an appeal hearing Tuesday evening. The decision, originally made on Feb. 8, was based on a recommendation from the Police Chief…

Hazel Park Firefighters go 71 Flights in Full Gear for Charity

Hazel Park Firefighters go 71 Flights in Full Gear for Charity (Crystal Proxmire, March 1, 2016) Detroit, MI – Four Hazel Park firefighters held their own among firefighters through the region in a full-gear walk up 71 flights of stairs of the Detroit Renaissance Center. Michael Khoury, Scott Covarrubias, Sean Altman, and Brandon Stinnett all…

Snowflake Dance a Joy for Ferndale Early Childhood Families

Snowflake Dance a Joy for Ferndale Early Childhood Families (Nan Kerr-Mueller Photography, March 1, 2016) The Parent Teacher Organization of Ferndale Early Childhood Center hosted the annual Snowflake Dance on Friday. Kids and parents got to don their dressy-best and feel like royalty on this fun evening out. Over 240 people attended the event, and…

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets?

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets? (Galloway and Collens, PLLC, March 1, 2016) When people consider estate planning and ensuring the proper distribution of personal property, most may only think about physical property. However, digital assets are also part of many Michigan estates in current times. These issues can typically be addressed by…

Deputies Seek Information in Fatal Hit and Run in Oxford UPDATED

Deputies Seek Information in Fatal Hit and Run in Oxford (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 1, 2016) UPDATED BELOW…. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Sheriff’s Oxford Twp. Sub-station with a Hit & Run Fatal Pedestrian Crash that occurred on Drahner Rd. east of Olive Dr. in Oxford Township.…

Ferndale High School Cleared of Potential Threat

Ferndale High School Cleared of Potential Threat (Feb. 29, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale High School was on alert this morning as police responded to a phoned-in threat. Communications Director William Good issued the following statement: “This morning Ferndale High School received a non-specific threatening phone call.  The Ferndale Police Department was immediately contacted and…

Charitable, Upscale Resale Shop in Rochester Helps Community

Charitable, Upscale Resale Shop in Rochester Helps Community (ALCM Press Release, Feb. 28, 2016) Rochester, MI – Spreading generosity is easy at the ReSale Connection in downtown Rochester. With every purchase made, shoppers get something for themselves, while simultaneously giving something to a person in need. The ReSale Connection is an upscale resale shop, located…

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity…

Sister School in China to Offer Unique Opportunity for Van Hoosen Students (Rochester Schools Press Release, Feb. 27, 2016) ROCHESTER, Mich. – For the first time, Rochester Community Schools will be providing fifteen eighth and ninth-grade students with the opportunity to travel to China with six staff members.  These students will be immersed in the…