How to Avoid After-Flood Scams

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams (Attorney General Bill Schuette, Aug. 15, 2014)                  Attorney General Bill Schuette today issued a consumer alert with tips for southeast Michigan residents facing damage from recent flooding. The alert, which Schuette issued through his Consumer Protection Division, offers tips on avoiding scam artists and criminals who exploit emergency situations,…

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video)

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video) (Southfield Schools Press Release, Aug. 6, 2014) Southfield Public Schools is helping students get ready to learn by providing resources, information and entertainment at the 2014 Back to School Fair August 9th at Southfield High School. In its third season, the fair offers health screenings,…

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video)

Southfield Schools Enrollment Fair full of Fun Aug 9 (video) (Southfield Schools Press Release, Aug. 6, 2014) Southfield Public Schools is helping students get ready to learn by providing resources, information and entertainment at the 2014 Back to School Fair August 9th at Southfield High School. In its third season, the fair offers health screenings,…

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins (Bingham Farms Police, Aug. 3, 2014) The usual quiet around Bingham Farms and Franklin was broken recently.  The Police Department has issued the following information: On Thurs July 31 on Brooks Lane, Bingham Farms (off 12 Mile Rd), at approximately 1-1:30pm, a rear basement pedestrian door was kicked…

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins

Franklin and Bingham Farms Experience Break Ins (Bingham Farms Police, Aug. 3, 2014) The usual quiet around Bingham Farms and Franklin was broken recently.  The Police Department has issued the following information: On Thurs July 31 on Brooks Lane, Bingham Farms (off 12 Mile Rd), at approximately 1-1:30pm, a rear basement pedestrian door was kicked…