Former US Representative Joe Knollenberg Dies at 84

Former US Representative Joe Knollenberg Dies at 84 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Troy, MI – Former US Representative Joseph (Joe) Knollenberg of Bloomfield Township died Tuesday at the age of 84 while battling Alzheimer’s disease. Knollenberg was a Republican who served in the US House of Representatives from 1993 to 2009. Knollenberg was…

Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday Feb. 14

Churches Offering Drive Thru Ashes for Ash Wednesday Feb. 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, Novi, Pontiac, Southfield, West Bloomfield, MI- Ash Wednesday is a day for people of some Christian denominations to have a cross of ashes placed on their forehead as a solemn reminder that human bodies return to the…

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St.…

Casino Night to Benefit W. Bloomfield Education Foundation Feb. 9

Casino Night to Benefit W. Bloomfield Education Foundation Feb. 9 West Bloomfield, MI- West Bloomfield Educational Foundation (WBEF) raises funds to support the West Bloomfield School District and its educational programs. WBEF will hold its 3rd annual Casino Night at Edgewood Country Club on Friday February 9, 2018. The evening includes Appetizers, Dessert, Late Night…

Casino Night to Benefit W. Bloomfield Education Foundation Feb. 9

Casino Night to Benefit W. Bloomfield Education Foundation Feb. 9 West Bloomfield, MI- West Bloomfield Educational Foundation (WBEF) raises funds to support the West Bloomfield School District and its educational programs. WBEF will hold its 3rd annual Casino Night at Edgewood Country Club on Friday February 9, 2018. The evening includes Appetizers, Dessert, Late Night…

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI- David Michael Egan and his science class at Larson Middle School in Troy had a great time talking about meteors last week after one streaked across the sky Tuesday night.  They’ll be even more excited on Monday as they’ll get…

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs

Cranbrook Geologists Examine Meteorites and Meteor-wrongs (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI- David Michael Egan and his science class at Larson Middle School in Troy had a great time talking about meteors last week after one streaked across the sky Tuesday night.  They’ll be even more excited on Monday as they’ll get…

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women

Party Chairs Barnett and Mungioli Share Wisdom with Women (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2018) Bloomfield Township, MI – In Oakland County, both the Republican and Democratic parties have a woman as the Chairperson.  This gave the members of the non-partisan Women Officials Network the chance learn from both Democratic Chair Vicki Barnett and Republican…

Six Year Old Drowns in Family’s Indoor Pool in Bloomfield Twp.

Six Year Old Drowns in Family’s Indoor Pool in Bloomfield Twp. (Bloomfield Township Police, Jan. 14, 2018) Bloomfield Twp, MI-  At 8:50 PM on January 11, 2018, Bloomfield Township Police Officers and Bloomfield Township Paramedics responded to a report of a drowning in the 1700 block of Morningside Way in Bloomfield Township. Upon arrival, Officers…

Coal Tar Pavement Sealant Bans Discussed at Stormwater Summit

Coal Tar Pavement Sealant Bans Discussed at Stormwater Summit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 5, 2017) Southfield, MI – In Oakland County only two municipalities ban coal-tar based pavement sealants – Wolverine Lake and West Bloomfield Township. Eric Diesing of the Clinton River Watershed Council and Rebecca Esselman of Huron River Watershed Council hope to change…

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams,…

Melania Trump & Betsy DeVos Encourage Lunchtime Inclusion…

Melania Trump & Betsy DeVos Encourage Lunchtime Inclusion at Orchard Lake Middle School (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 23, 2017) West Bloomfield, MI – “Being at lunch was the coolest experience ever!” said Bryce Hairston, an eighth grade student at Orchard Lake Middle School in West Bloomfield, where First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy…

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context

Following 12 Drug Trafficking Indictments, Sheriff Puts Heroin Problem in Context (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2017) Pontiac, MI – A dozen Oakland County residents have been charged with selling heroin mixed with fentanyl, seven of whom were charged with distribution resulting in death, revealed Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard in a press conference Wednesday…

HAVEN’s Detroit Lions Tailgate: Tackling Domestic Violence Oct. 15

HAVEN’s Detroit Lions Tailgate: Tackling Domestic Violence Oct. 15 IT’S ON US. Detroit Lions + HAVEN + YOU Team up with HAVEN and the Detroit Lions at the 5th Annual HAVEN Tailgate. Cheer alongside former Lions Legends and HAVEN supporters for the Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints game on October 15! Registration at 12:00…

Michigan Alliance of TimeBanks Auction Event Oct. 14

Michigan Alliance of TimeBanks Auction Event Oct. 14 Bloomfield Hills, MI – Bid to Build our Communities Silent and Live Auction  Please join us for our 3rd Silent and Live auction. Food, music, raffles, with exciting auction items including trips to Africa, Ireland, Disneyworld, beaches and casino packages, tickets to a variety of cultural and…