…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…

Birmingham: OK2SAY Program on Cyberbullying Oct. 5

Birmingham: Library Hosting OK2SAY Program on Cyberbullying Oct. 5 (event listing) Living in an online world filled with sexting, bullying and cyberbullying can be challenging for students and parents to navigate. OK2SAY program personnel from the Office of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will facilitate two concurrent programs for teens and parents about these…

Birmingham:Library to Unveil 100 “Build Imagination” Architecture Books for Kids Sept. 26

Birmingham:Library to Unveil 100 “Build Imagination” Architecture Books for Kids Sept. 26 (event listing) The Baldwin Public Library is unveiling a new collection of 100 architecture books for children, the Build Imagination collection, at an Open House on Saturday, September 26 from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the Library’s lower level Rotary Room. Made possible…

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12

Experience the Future of Woodward Events Sept. 11 and 12 (event listing) The Woodward Avenue Action Association invites you to Experience the Future of Woodward  a first of its kind two-day event to celebrate the past and learn about the future of the Woodward Corridor, presented by the DTE Energy Foundation. Register for 1 or…

Birmingham Concert Band Fire and Ice Fall Concert Oct 4

Birmingham Concert Band Fire and Ice Fall Concert Oct 4 (event) Fire and Ice Fall Concert October 4, 2015 4:00pm St. John Lutheran Church 23225 Gill Road Farmington Hills, MI More info: http://www.birminghamconcertband.com/Fall%20Concert%202015%20-%20Fire%20and%20Ice.pdf For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want a daily list of headlines? Sign up at https://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=Oakland_County_115_News.

Birmingham City Commission Candidate Forum Oct. 6

Birmingham City Commission Candidate Forum Oct. 6 (event listing) Tuesday, October 6, 2015 7:00 PM Baldwin Public Library 300 W. Merrill St. Birmingham, MI 48009 City of Birmingham: City Commissioner. Coordinator: Judy Bateman The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government.  They regularly…

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection…

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off

Dream Cruise 2015 Kicks Off (Mark Houston, various contributors) Dream Cruise 2015 has kicked off officially with The Mayor of Ferndale Dave Coulter standing alongside Butch Patrick, who is famous for his role as Eddie Munster on The Munsters, a television program of the 1960s, to cut the ribbon opening the event. The Ferndale Golden…

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy!

Game Time: Dream Cruise BINGO from Go Comedy! (C. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2015) It’s Dream Cruise time again, and our friends at Go Comedy have revived a game that was started last year to make the event more interesting for spectators. Simply keep your eyes peeled for these common Dream Cruise sightings, and share the…

Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham

Knitters Needed to Yarn Bomb Birmingham (Birmingham Public Arts Board Press Release, Aug. 8, 2015) The Birmingham Public Arts Board is seeking volunteers to participate in its “Birmingham in Stitches” public art yarn bombing project. This project will involve knitting/crocheting large-scale objects for placement onto trees, parking meter posts, light posts, bicycle racks and benches.…

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15

Dream Cruise 2015: Birmingham Event Info – Aug. 15 (event listing, cp) Birmingham is getting ready for the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise. It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to celebrate the automobile. The Birmingham Cruise Event, scheduled for…

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015

Woodward Dream Cruise Aug. 14-15, 2015 (event) City of Berkley Friday, August 14: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM: Kid’s Inflatable Zone, 12 Mile Road/Tyler 6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Berkley’s Classic Car Parade, 12 Mile Rd between Coolidge & Greenfield 7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Tri-Community Coalition Street Dance, 12Mile Road/Griffith, north 7:30 PM- 9:00 PM: DetroitElvis.com Entertainment at 12 Mile…