Communities Come Together for 2015 Holiday Parade in Pontiac

Communities Come Together for 2015 Holiday Parade in Pontiac (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2015) Pontiac, MI – The heart of Oakland County beat loudly on Saturday, with sounds of holiday cheer filling Saginaw Street in Downtown Pontiac for the annual Holiday Extravaganza Parade. Marching bands from multiple schools, including Waterford, White Lake and Milford,…

Rochester Hills Man Arrested After Reportedly Shooting at Wife

Rochester Hills Man Arrested After Reportedly Shooting at Wife (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 4, 2015) Rochester Hills, MI – On December 1, 2015, Oakland County  Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible domestic assault at a home in the 2500 block of John R Road in the City of Rochester Hills. Prior to arrival, the…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13

Ferndale Community Concert Band Hometown Holiday Dec. 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Please join us as we celebrate the holiday season! The Ferndale Community Concert Band will play a collection of holiday tunes, including a piece that will be conducted by the Farmington Community Band conductor and our guest, Damien Crutcher. We are thrilled…

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench (Wayne State University Press Release, Dec. 1, 2015) Southfield, MI – The legal career of Debra Nance has been touched by synchronicity – seemingly small, unrelated events that resonate and become meaningful. A 1999 alumna of Wayne State University Law School, today she’s a…

Race in Community Project Asks: What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean?

Race in Community Project Asks:  What Does Diversity in Ferndale Mean? (Guest View by Kathleen LaTosch, Dec. 1, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Everyone says diversity is good for us. Business leaders expound upon the economic benefits of having a diverse workforce – the creativity, the increased problem-solving ability. Liberals say it’s “the right thing to…

Gas Can Explodes During Leaf Burning, Injuring Woman and Two Kids

Gas Can Explodes During Leaf Burning, Injuring Woman and Two Kids (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov 30, 2015) INCIDENT:  15:36 hrs. – Nov. 29, 2015- Highland Township – Injured Person(s) – #15-194700 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Highland Township Fire Department responded to the report of an explosion on the 3000 block of Lester Drive.  The…