Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins

Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Reports: Parole Absconder Arrested in Brandon and Independence Township Break Ins (Lt. D. Feneley, Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 6, 2013) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is announcing an arrest in a case of multiple break-ins in Brandon and Independence Townships as the result of excellent work by a homeowner and…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Royal Oak News Briefs

Royal Oak News Briefs (City of Royal Oak Press Release, Oct. 4, 2013) Sample Ballot for November A sample ballot for November’s election is now available from the City Clerk’s Office: http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us/portal/departments/city-clerk/election-information Police Department Update This is an update from the Royal Oak Police Department dated October 3, 2013: http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us/portal/webfm_send/2727 Fire Department Update This is an…

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (video)

Forum Introduces Ferndale Mayoral Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2013) Ferndale’s four candidates for Mayor squared off Monday at the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum held at City Hall.  Each candidate got to give opening and closing remarks, and answer questions posed by the audience. Topics included parking, taxes, foreclosures, code enforcement, marijuana…

Royal Oak Police: Delivery Driver Leaves Van…

Royal Oak Police: Delivery Driver Leaves Van with Prescriptions Running and Unlocked, And… (Lieutenant David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Department, Oct. 3, 2013) On September, 24, 2013, at approximately 11:00 a.m., a dark green 1998 Pontiac Montana with Michigan Plate G7953H was stolen from the Meijer’s Department Store parking lot located at 5150 Coolidge. The…

Police Search for Oxford Bank Robber

Police Search for Oxford Bank Robber (Captain Douglas Molinar, Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 1, 2013) INCIDENT:  10:55 hrs. September 30, 2013 – Independence Township –  Bank Robbery / OCSO Forensic Lab Assist   #13-151411 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an armed bank robbery in the 7100 block of Ortonville Road (Oxford Bank) near Northview. Information is…

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video)

Bat Festival Brings Fun & Learning to Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2013) Georgia Mies is learning young the value of caring for nature’s creatures, appreciating ecology and science, and talking with the public.  The Bloomfield Hills teen is one of dozens of volunteers that made the 2013 Great Lakes Bat Festival a…

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale

CROP Hunger Walks October 6 in Birmingham & Ferndale (Ernest Traunt, Oct. 1, 2013) The annual CROP Hunger Walk comes to Birmingham and Ferndale on Sunday, Oct. 6 to raise money to feed the poor. In Ferndale, several area churches, including Drayton Avenue Presbyterian, Ferndale Assembly of God, First United Methodist, St. James Catholic, St.…

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums…

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums in Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Farmington Hills and more (C. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) Local elections are coming up November 5, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland County. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed…