Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo.…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library

Berkley: Angell Elementary Gets Little Free Library (Berkley Schools Beat, Sept. 25, 2015) Berkley, MI – Angell 5th grade teacher Danielle Ozanich started a Donor’s Choose initiative to fund a Little Free Library for Angell. Donor’s Choose funds projects within schools through online donations, and thanks to the generosity of many donors, Angell’s Little Library…

…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…

Huntington Woods Candidate Forum Now Available Online (video)

Huntington Woods Candidate Forum Now Available Online (video) (Compiled, Sept. 18, 2015) The League of Women Voters held a candidate forum for Huntington Woods Mayor and City Council on Sept. 16, 2o15.  Election Day is Nov. 3, 2o15. Check out the full video below courtesy of the City of Huntington Woods: For more election related…

Zoo Breaks the Water Bottle Habit, Puts Health of Planet in Perspective

Zoo Breaks the Water Bottle Habit, Puts Health of Planet in Perspective (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 16, 2015)   The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has successfully weaned 1.3 million Detroit Zoo visitors off the bottle. In August 2013, the DZS launched a three-year initiative to discontinue the sale and use of bottled water –…

Interview: Joe Rozell…Huntington Woods Commission (video)

Interview: Joe Rozell Candidate for Huntington Woods City Commission 2015 (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 11, 2015) Elections are coming up on Nov. 3, 2015 and among those running for a partial term on the Huntington Woods City Commission is Joe Rozell. Rozell is an 11-year resident of Huntington Woods who works as Director of Elections…

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…