St. John’s Armenian Church… Health Fair & Blood Drive Sept. 26

St. John’s Armenian Church Hosting Health Fair & Blood Drive Sept. 26 (event listing) Please join us for our annual blood drive and health fair on September 26th 2015 at St. John’s Armenian Church in Southfield from 11:00-4:45. We are located at 2201 Northwesten Hwy, Southfield, MI 48075 and easily accessed off of Nothwestern Hwy at…

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…

Dear Southfield Patron: Video Parody Shows Students Love for Library

Dear Southfield Patron: Video Parody Shows Students Love for Library (SPL Press release, Aug. 10, 2015) The Southfield Public Library made its first ever music video, Dear Southfield Patron! Dear Southfield Patron is based on Meghan Trainor’s song, Dear Future Husband and showcases the staff and library board from the Southfield Library along with students…

Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley Missing After Falling From Boat

Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley Missing After Falling From Boat (City of Southfield Press Release, Aug. 1, 2015) Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham reports that Southfield Fire Chief Rowley, who is a 58-year-old Milford resident, went overboard from a 40-foot vessel at approximately 7:12 p.m. on July 31. Deputies with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Marine…

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video)

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2015) It was a proud day for Oak Park as City officials welcomed FedEx Ground Executives and other key players in regional development for an official groundbreaking for a 300,000 square foot distribution center. The center will be built…

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…