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…

Royal Oak Woman Arrested After Bone-Crushing Jet Ski Accident in W. Bloomfield

Royal Oak Woman Arrested After Bone-Crushing Jet Ski Accident in W. Bloomfield (Oakland County Sheriff Report, Sept. 7, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  09-06-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  09-07-2015 INCIDENT:  16:20 hrs. – West Bloomfield Township – OCSO Marine Unit Assist / Watercraft Personal Injury Accident / Operating While Intoxicated – Watercraft #15-145851. SUMMARY: The OCSO Marine…

West Bloomfield Firefighter Honored for Rescue (video)

West Bloomfield Firefighter Honored for Rescue (video) (West Bloomfield Township Press Release, Sept. 6, 2015) Many gathered at the West Bloomfield Township Board Meeting on August 17, 2015 to support Firefighter Josh Lyon and share in the celebration of his heroism. The West Bloomfield Fire Department and the West Bloomfield Township Board honored Lyon for…

Bloomfield Hills City Commissioner Candidate Forum Sept. 29

Bloomfield Hills City Commissioner Candidate Forum Sept. 29 (event listing) Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:30 PM Bloomfield Hills City Hall 45 E. Long Lake Rd. Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 City of Bloomfield Hills: City Commissioner. Coordinator: Judy Bateman The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of…

Bloomfield Hills High Boasts New Safety System

Bloomfield Hills High Boasts New Safety System (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, Aug. 30, 2015) The new Bloomfield Hills High School campus will open to students on September 8, 2015, and will boast a new learning environment that is reflective of the best college and work spaces in the country.  Students will notice flexible instruction…

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6

Walk4Friendship in West Bloomfield Sept. 6 (event listing) Walk4Friendship September 6, 2015 1:00 – 4:00 pm Join 5,000 people in raising awareness for individuals with special needs and celebrating the pure friendships created at Friendship Circle.Walk4Friendship is an annual 5k walk that raises crucial funds and community awareness for The Friendship Circle- a nonprofit organization…

Donor Steps in to Save & Rebuild Jewish Community Ctr…

Donor Steps in to Save and Rebuild Jewish Community Center in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2015) “The name of the building will be JPM.” This sentence brought the crowd at the Jewish Community Center in Oak Park to claps and cheers as they listened eagerly to a major announcement made by leaders…

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…

Bloomfield Hills Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After Chase

Bloomfield Hills Police Fatally Shoot Suspect After Chase (compiled, Aug. 20, 2015) A man is dead after a police chase that started around midnight Wednesday. According to WWJ the suspect was involved in an accident near 12 Mile and Mound, then fled through Oakland County. Troy Police attempted to stop the suspect I-75, but police…

Suspect Arrested After Three Day Crime Spree in Bloomfield Twp.

Suspect Arrested After Three Day Crime Spree in Bloomfield Twp. (Bloomfield Twp. Press release, Aug. 20, 2015) 31-year-old Pontiac man was arrested following a crime spree that spanned three days and left one man injured. It began on Monday, Aug. 10, when a 1995 Ford Ranger was stolen from the 1500 block of Franklin Road. Shortly…

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18

Heritage Conference to Focus on Woodward’s Past and Future Sept. 18 (event listing) At Local Kitchen & Bar 344 W. Nine Mile Rd. Ferndale, MI 48220 Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Join us as the Heritage Conference hits the road this year and in 2016, following the route of 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.…

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts

Election Results: HP Police Millage Passes, Losses in Pontiac and Madison School Districts (C. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2015) Hazel Park Election results are in, with Hazel Park voters supporting police services with a 10-year 2.8 mil assessment. The millage will bring in about $431,000 and is the main source of funding for police services. This…

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…

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.…