Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission

Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission (Bloomfield Township Press Release, Jan. 3, 2015) Bloomfield Twp, MI – The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Trustees on matters involving site plan approvals, zoning…

Troy Youth Assistance Girls Stand Strong Program Begins Feb. 4

Troy Youth Assistance Girls Stand Strong Program Begins Feb. 4 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – Girls Stand Strong Presented by Erin Zeller, LMSW, CTS. A four session empowerment and anti-bullying group for girls grades 7 &8. The group is conducted in an interactive style and teaches important life skills such as: ~Developing healthy coping strategies…

Free Movie: Cinderella Jan. 16 at Berkley Library

Free Movie: Cinderella Jan. 16 at Berkley Library (EVENT page) Family Movie at the Library Cinderella (PG): Saturday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m. 2015 version staring Lily James and Cate Blanchett. Snacks provided! Berkley Public Library 3155 Coolidge Hwy. Berkley, MI 48072 http://www.berkley.lib.mi.us/index.shtml For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email…

Novi Lego Robotics Team Wins State, Heads to International Competition

Novi Lego Robotics Team Wins State, Heads to International Competition (Jyothi Palakodati, Jan. 1, 201) NOVI, MI –Rapid Robots, which is a First Lego League Lego Robotics team of six Novi students, won the First Lego League (FLL) State Championship tournament at Monroe, MI on December 12th, 2015. FLL is a global competition involving 233,000…

Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death

Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 31, 2015) Victorville, CA – The jury could not agree on a verdict. After hearing testimony about how Sean Briskey shot Justin Schalk in the back of the head and made efforts to cover up the death, the 12 member…

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala

Rochester Rotary Helps Mayan Man Get Nursing Degree in Guatemala (Rochester Rotary Press Release, Dec. 31, 2015)  Rochester, MI – Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, is pleased to announce that its ongoing…

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…