Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover

Contest: Students Invited to Design State of the State Program Cover (Gov. Rick Snyder Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Lansing, MI – Michigan high school, junior high, and elementary school students are encouraged to submit designs for the cover of the 2016 Michigan State of the State program contest, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today. Snyder…

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship

Ferndale: Coolidge Principal Gets Gerstacker Fellowship (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Dec. 14, 2015) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is proud to announce that Mr. Eric Bruner, Principal of Coolidge Intermediate School, has been selected for the Saginaw Valley State University Gerstacker Fellowship. Mr. Bruner will join nine other K-12 educators from across Michigan to participate in this…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages

Pleasant Ridge and Ferndale See Increased Thefts from Vehicles and Garages (Pleasant Ridge Police, alert sent out via Facebook, Dec. 14, 2015) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Last week Pleasant Ridge Police took a few reports of garages being entered and unlocked cars being rummaged through on the West side of the city. Officers have been…

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Orion Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-11-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 18:10 hrs. – Orion Township – Felonious Assault. #15-201827 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 600 block of S. Lapeer Rd…

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-13-2015, 07:00 hrs. _______ INCIDENT: 15:16 hrs. – Orion Township – Death Investigation/Possible Suicide. #15-202256 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a business located in the 200 block of W. Clarkston Rd…

Suspected Salvation Army Kettle Thief Also Charged with Heroin Possession

Suspected Salvation Army Kettle Thief Also Charged with Heroin Possession (Farmington Hills Police Press Release, Dec. 13, 2015) Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department announces the arrest of an individual wanted for the recent theft of a Salvation Army Donation Kettle from the Walgreens store near 8 Mile Rd. and Grand River.…

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Peace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21

Ferndale: 13th Anniversary of Edit Edit visibilityPeace Rally to Include Diversity Messages Dec. 21 (EVENT page, DAPNJ) Ferndale, MI – At last week’s Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN) meeting it was decided to hold a rally in support of refugees, our Muslim neighbors, and democracy itself. The best time for this was Monday…

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Pontiac, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-09-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  12:17 hrs.  – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery #15-199759 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Perry Street (Checkers…

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU

Dawn Aubry named Director of Undergraduate Admissions at OU (Oakland University Press Release, Dec. 12, 2015) Auburn Hills, MI – Following an extensive search, Dawn Aubry, of Oakland Township, has been selected to become Oakland University’s Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Aubry brings more than 20 years of higher education experience in roles of continually increasing…

Writers Share their Work at Orion Twp Library’s Author and Illustrator Fair

Writers Share their Work at Orion Twp Library’s Author and Illustrator Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2015) Orion Township, MI – “I don’t think that any writer writes stuff that doesn’t have something autobiographical in it,” said author Ronald (R.L.) Herron as he peddled his books at the Orion Township Library’s Authors and Illustrators…

Farmington Hills: Thief Walks Off with Salvation Army Donation Kettle

Farmington Hills: Thief Walks Off with Salvation Army Donation Kettle (Farmington Hills Police, Dec. 12, 2015) Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for stealing a Salvation Army donation kettle this afternoon. The theft occurred outside the Walgreens located at 27750 Grand River…