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Royal Oak Voters Have Five Ballot Proposals to Consider

October 19th 2015

Royal Oak Voters Have Five Ballot Proposals to Consider (City of Royal Oak, Orig. Sept. 19, 2105, republished Oct. 19)   Voters to Decide on 5 City Ballot Proposals Royal Oak officials are asking voters to consider five updates to the city’s charter in the Nov. 3 municipal election. A city’s charter is its primary […]

Hazel Park Halloween Skate and Treat Oct. 25

October 19th 2015

Hazel Park Halloween Skate and Treat Oct. 25 (EVENT page)   Hazel Park Halloween Skate and Treat Oct. 25 Sunday Oct. 25 1:00pm – 3:00pm Hazel Park Ice Arena 1555 E Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park, Michigan 48030 Please join us for our annual Halloween Skate and Treat that will take place on Sunday, October […]

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager

October 19th 2015

Berkley Public Safety Director to Serve as Interim City Manager (City of Berkley Press Release, Oct. 19, 2015) The City of Berkley announces that Public Safety Director Richard Eshman will serve as the Interim City Manager following the October 16th retirement of Jane Bais DiSessa. An ad hoc committee has been appointed to identify candidates […]

Five Week Old Baby Dies Sleeping with Mom in Commerce Township

October 19th 2015

Five Week Old Baby Dies Sleeping with Mom in Commerce Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 19, 2015) Editor’s Preface: This is one of several incidents where a young life has been lost due to co-sleeping. Earlier this month Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard announced a Cops & Cribs Program to raise awareness of the […]

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker

October 18th 2015

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker (Catherine Ticer, Oct. 18, 2015) Crystal Scott’s transformation from Chrysler assembly line worker to cookie entrepreneur is one of determination, focus and confidence in her ability to realize a dream that began when she was seven. After taking a buyout from the automaker during the […]

Royal Oak Couple Copes with Home’s Tragic Past

October 18th 2015

Royal Oak Couple Copes with Home’s Tragic Past (Lewis , Oct. 18, 2015) Homes often have unknown histories, and uncovering the past of one Royal Oak colonial has taken teacher Anne-Marie Yerks on a journey of curiosity, sadness, and eventually peace. Yerks wrote about her experience in a recent post on the House Beautiful website. […]

Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting, Detroit Zoo Oct. 22

October 18th 2015

Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting, Detroit Zoo Oct. 22 (EVENT page)   Regional Master Plan RTA Public Meeting @ The Detroit Zoo Oct. 22 Thu, October 22, 4pm – 8pm Detroit Zoo 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067 The next round of RTA public meetings will be starting this September for […]

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Hoof 5k, Nov. 21

October 18th 2015

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Hoof 5k, Nov. 21 (EVENT page) Saturday, November 21 Holiday Hoof 5k Run/Walk Produced by the Ferndale DDA Event Production Partner Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce   Saturday, November 21 Registration 8:30-10 a.m. Race Starts 10:30 a.m. Race Event Ends 12 p.m. Downtown Ferndale To register or for more info go to: […]

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video)

October 17th 2015

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Talks about 2015 Millage (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2015) On the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot voters in the Ferndale School District, which is part of Ferndale, part of Oak Park, and all of Royal Oak Township and Pleasant Ridge, will be faced with a millage question for the school district. […]

Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton Candidate Interview (video)

October 17th 2015

Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton Candidate Interview (video) (C. Proxmire, October 17, 2015) After 13 years of navigating economic challenges, Hazel Park Councilperson Jeff Keeton is hopes to be re-elected to start enjoying all the positive changes he and fellow officials have been working for. Keeton is on the Nov. 3, 2015 ballot along with […]