Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit (City of Southfield Press Release, Dec. 30, 2015) Southfield, MI – Recent media reports have resulted in questions about the City of Southfield’s position regarding oil and gas exploration.  These questions arose because Jordan Development filed an Application for drilling in the City on November 4, 2015.  This Company is an…

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21

Bowling Fundraiser for Freedom Road Transportation Feb. 21 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – Freedom Road Transportation Bowling Fundraiser Feb. 21 Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Dr., Rochester Hills) The challenge of transportation is a daily issue for many people. Many don’t have the convenience of having a vehicle that they can use whenever they…

Men Escape Sinking Vehicle After Accident on Pine Knob Rd.

Men Escape Sinking Vehicle After Accident on Pine Knob Rd. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 29, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-25-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-26-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  09:29 hrs. – Independence Township – Submerged Vehicle – #15-209617 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Pine Knob Rd and Waldon Road for a full size van…

Apples v. Oranges: Attorney General Gambles on Wolverine Victory

Apples v. Oranges: Attorney General Gambles on Wolverine Victory (Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette Press Release, Dec. 29, 2015) LANSING, MI -Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi today entered into a friendly wager over the upcoming Citrus Bowl in which the University of Michigan Wolverines will face the University of…

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure (Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner Press Release, Dec. 28, 2015) Southfield, MI – With foreclosures causing as much as an 8 percent loss in property values of neighboring homes, according to the Federal Reserve of Boston, and Oakland County losing $14 billion in taxable value during the…

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit

Royal Oak, Birmingham and Ferndale See Different Results from Water Lawsuit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 24, 2015) Royal Oak, MI – While Ferndale and Birmingham opted for settlements, the City of Royal Oak successfully had a lawsuit dismissed over the charging of a fee on water bills to pay for work on the Kuhn Drain.…

Mike Bosnic Sworn in as Magistrate for Novi and Other Communities

Mike Bosnic Sworn in as Magistrate for Novi and Other Communities (Oakland County Commission, Dec. 23, 2015) Novi, MI – On December 11, 2015, former Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic was sworn into office as a magistrate for the 52-1 District Court in Novi, Michigan, by Judge Robert Bondy. His nomination for the court position…

Man Charged with Setting Fires in Farmington Hills Theater During Movie

Man Charged with Setting Fires in Farmington Hills Theater During Movie (Farmington Hills Police, Dec. 23, 2015) Farmington Hills, MI – On Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1:51 a.m. Farmington Hills Police and Fire Departments responded to the Riviera Cinema located at 30170 Grand River Avenue on a report of smoke in the building. Police…