Sunflowers on Woodward …June 10

Sunflowers on Woodward Hosting Donor Party at Frank Lloyd Wright Home June 10 (event listing, June 1, 2015) Wednesday, June 10th from 6-8pm, be a part of the Sunflower Gardens on Woodward donor party, at the Turkel House in Palmer Woods. It’s the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Detroit! Make a donation of $75…

Pedestrian Struck by Minivan in Downtown Royal Oak

Pedestrian Struck by Minivan in Downtown Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, May 29, 2015)   A 56-year-old Commerce Township resident was transported to William Beaumont Hospital after being struck by a minivan near the intersection of W. Sixth Street and S. Washington. The victim was unconscious and suffered significant injuries. Two individuals in the immediate…

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards (Adapted from press release, May 26, 2015) Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the 40 finalists for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards. The finalists have been selected from more than 160 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations statewide for their commitment to volunteer service. Among them are…

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall…

Michigan Native Rachel Jacobs Among Deceased in Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

Michigan Native Rachel Jacobs Among Deceased in Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2015) Multiple sources are reporting that Rachel Jacobs, the 39-year-old daughter of former State Senator Gilda Jacobs,  is one of seven dead in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia around 9pm Tuesday.  Train No. 188 left from Washington to New…

Madison Hts Man Accused of Robbing/Carjacking DTE Worker in Pontiac

Madison Hts Man Accused of Robbing/Carjacking DTE Worker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 12, 2015) INCIDENT: 11:56 hrs. – May 11, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery / Car Jacking: #15-70743 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 Block of E. Montcalm Ave (Detroit Edison Power Substation) regarding an armed robbery…