Royal Oak: Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion, and Felonious Assault Suspect Arrested

Royal Oak: Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion, and Felonious Assault Suspect Arrested (Royal Oak Police Dept, July 21, 2015) Royal Oak police arrested a 21-year-old Royal Oak resident for Unlawful Imprisonment, Home Invasion and Felonious Assault. Officers responded to a 911 call in which a homeowner stated an unknown male was holding a knife to a…

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice…

W. Bloomfield: Suspect Stole $5,000 Worth of Lotto Tickets

W. Bloomfield: Suspect Stole $5,000 Worth of Lotto Tickets (West Bloomfield Township Police Department Press Release) Help identify retail fraud suspect.  Suspect entered a gas station in West Bloomfield on 7/15/2015 at approximately 12:56am and stole a display of Michigan Lottery Instant Tickets valued at $5,000.  Anyone with information please contact West Bloomfield Township Police…

Commerce Twp: Woman Dead After Being Trapped by Gate at Shop

Commerce Twp: Woman Dead  After Being Trapped by Gate at Shop (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 20, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  7-19-2015  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  7-20-2015 _________ INCIDENT: 13:32 hrs. – Commerce Township – Death Investigation #15-114401 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 8100 block of Richardson Road ( a tool and die shop) for a deceased…

Pontiac: Business Owner Donation Makes Pizza Patrol Possible

Pontiac: Business Owner Donation Makes Pizza Patrol Possible (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2015) When Bob Angona purchased his first Little Caesars franchise location 20 years ago in Pontiac, he had no idea that one day he’d be managing dozens of employees and serving customers out of twelve locations. With stores in Birmingham, Holly, Milford,…

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commissions Struggles and Progress

Timeline of Ferndale Housing Commission’s Struggles and Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Orig. June 28, 2015, ongoing UPDATES) After Ferndale Housing Director Deborah Wilson was arrested (and later convicted) of using her job to enter the homes of elderly and disabled residents and steal prescription medicine, a series of stories and investigations has begun to shed…

Aaron Vaughn Band Rocks Robina Rhapsody, Says Farewell to Berkley

Aaron Vaughn Band Rocks Robina Rhapsody, Says Farewell to Berkley (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2015) As the members of The Aaron Vaughn Band prepare to “ride off into the sunset, graying and sweating, hopefully leaving people with a lot of fond memories, blasted ear drums, swollen livers and the best night out they’ve had…

Ferndale… Celtic Folk Singer Sharon Knight Aug. 6

Ferndale: Intimate Concert with Celtic Folk Singer Sharon Knight Aug. 6 (event listing) San Francisco songstress Sharon Knight is coming to the Candle Wick Shoppe for an intimate in-store concert on August 6th at 7pm.  This is a first for the Candle Wick Shoppe and a perfect complement to their new location.    Magical Apothecary meet fantastical, musical story…

Bloomfield Twp: Seniors and Guests to Hear a Story about Galileo August 4

Bloomfield Twp: Seniors and Guests to Hear a Story about Galileo August 4 (event listing) 10 – 11 AM Thursday, August 6 Res $3/ Non-Res $5 Fascinating presentations about great figures in history. Slide series conducted in lecture format, concluding with informal question and answer opportunity. Sponsored by Brookdale Troy Assisted Living and Memory Care.…

Ferndale Library Recommends: Gabriel’s Sophisticated Summertime Suggestions

Ferndale Library Recommends: Gabriel’s Sophisticated Summertime Suggestions Jeff Milo – Circulation Specialist It’s Summer Reading time at the Ferndale Area District Library. This is the time of year when we host fun and engaging programs for kids, teens (and grown-ups) to encourage everyone to continue reading during the summer months. Gabriel Bray, our high-school age…

Ferndale: Big Builders Camp up to Grade 5, Aug 10-14

Ferndale: Big Builders Camp up to Grade 5, Aug 10-14 August 10-14 Big Builders Camp for Preschool-Kindergarten 10-11:30am Lego Challenge Camp for Grades 1-5 1-3:30pm *Both classes will take place at the Ferndale High School Science Lab Each participant will discover new subjects and will build/play with (2) different models each day. This program enables…