Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Fireworks Events in Oakland County

Fireworks Events in Oakland County (MichiganFireworks.com, June 24, 2014)   Thanks to the hard work of MichiganFireworks.com, here are event listings for Oakland County, republished with permission: Rochester Festival of the Hills   Date:  June 25, 2014 at 10:06pm Where: Borden Park 1400 East Hamlin Rd in Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307 Find more fireworks displays…

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014)   The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be giving special performances based on feedback from the community. In Oakland County, Clarkston, Clawson, Lake Orion and Royal Oak have schools in the running. DTE Energy Foundation Presents the DSO in Your Community has been…

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo

Penguin Center Being Built at Detroit Zoo (Detroit Zoo Press Release, June 17, 2014) Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) board members, donors, staff and guests gathered at the Detroit Zoo this evening to ceremoniously “break the ice” on the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC). The groundbreaking event marks the beginning of an 18-month development period for…

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths,…

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes (Royal Oak Police Report, June 13, 2014) Update: On March 4, 2014 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a “takeover” type robbery occurred at Wilson’s Market, 901 E. 11 Mile. Subsequent investigation by members of ROPD Criminal Investigation Division determined that the Wilson’s robbery was related to…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted…

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees…

Royal Oak, Madison Hts. &Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center

Royal Oak, Madison Heights and Ferndale Team Up on Wellness Center (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, June 5, 2014) While climbing costs of health care continue to be a major concern nationwide, the cities of Royal Oak, Ferndale and Madison Heights are optimistic the creation of a health and wellness center for government employees…

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…