Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism

Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2015) Vandals damaged walls and windows of Stoney Creek High School in the Rochester Community School District, painting them with graffiti-made obscenities. They also toilet-papered trees and spread paper all over the lawn. According to Rochester Community School District, the…

ACLU Launches App to Record and Report Police

ACLU of Michigan Launches Free Mobile App to Record and Report Police (ACLU of Michigan Press Release, June 5, 2015) Putting a high-tech twist on its long-time role as a government-accountability watchdog, the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today announced the launch of Mobile Justice MI, a free downloadable mobile-device application that allows users to record…

#SeniorStrong: Day of Advocacy with Madison Heights Seniors

#SeniorStrong: Day of Advocacy with Madison Heights Seniors (Guest View by Brian C. Hartwell, Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Madison Heights, Candidate for Mayor of Madison Heights, June 4, 2015) #SeniorStrong might seem like a contradiction on many levels. On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Madison Heights City Councilman David Soltis and myself (Mayor…

Resources Brought to Light in Discussion of School to Prison Pipeline (video)

Resources Brought to Light in Discussion of School to Prison Pipeline (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 4, 2015) The ACLU of Michigan and other organizations are coming together to address the growing trend of harsh punishments at school leading to suspensions and expulsions, leading to more challenging lives and eventually prison. Educators struggle to find…

Ferndale Game Designer Celebrates Release of Intergalactic Bubbles

Ferndale Game Designer Celebrates Release of Intergalactic Bubbles (Hellscape Games Press Release, June 3, 2015) Indie Bubble Shooter, Intergalactic Bubbles, Launches on Steam & Mobile One-man studio Hellscape Games bursts onto Steam, Android, and soon to iOS bringing a new dimension to a classic genre. What kind of indie casual game could break through Steam…

Hazardous Material Found in Clinton River, Pontiac to Rochester Hills

Hazardous Material Found in Clinton River from Pontiac to Rochester Hills (Auburn Hills Fire Dept., June 2, 2015) The Auburn Hills Fire Dept. is assisting with the investigation of a hazardous materials spill in the Clinton River. At 3:04pm June 1, fire units responded to the Clinton River in the area of auburn Ct. and…

Ron Rodgerson Named Birmingham Teacher of the Year

Ron Rodgerson Named Birmingham Teacher of the Year (Birmingham Education Association, June 2, 2015) Teacher of the Year and three Excellence in Teaching honors were awarded to teachers from Birmingham Public Schools at the annual Birmingham Education Association BEA banquet on May 20.  Ron Rodgerson, received the Teacher of the Year recognition along with $1,000…

Traveling Vietnam Memorial at Ferndale Library June 6

Traveling Vietnam Memorial at Ferndale Library June 6 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Michigan Vietnam Memorial June 6, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Ferndale Area District Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road 248-546-2504 Free / All Ages Welcome FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1646604342236784/ The Ferndale Area District Library is proud to host a traveling memorial honoring…

Police Chase Ends with Car Crashing into home on W. Hazelhurst in Ferndale

Police Chase Ends with Car Crashing into home on W. Hazelhurst in Ferndale – UPDATED (Crystal A. Proxmire and Various Contributors, May 31, 2015) At about 8:00 pm Ferndale Police chased suspicious driver without plates on their car through Ferndale. According to various witnesses, the car crashed into a home on W. Hazelhurst at LaPrarie.…