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Cats in the Office are Part of Rose Township Charm

February 10th 2019

Cats in the Office are Part of Rose Township Charm Rose Township Offices (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 10, 2019) Rose Township, MI- Rose Township Supervisor Dianne Scheib-Snider is “not a cat person,” but when she became Township Supervisor in 2016 she found herself being “office mom” to a pair of somewhat friendly felines – appropriately […]

Paid HVAC Apprenticeships Available, Application Pick Up Day Feb. 15

February 6th 2019

Paid HVAC Apprenticeships Available, Application Pick Up Day Feb. 15 DETROIT – Operating Engineers 324 is inviting job-seekers who want good-paying careers as stationary engineers and HVAC technicians to pick up job training applications in Detroit on Friday, Feb 15. The applications are available at OE324 Stationary Education Center at 1550 Howard, Detroit. The applications will be available […]

Reporter Food: Guampky at Czapski’s Kitchen

February 5th 2019

Reporter Food: Guampky (Stuffed Cabbage) at Czapski’s Kitchen (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 5, 2019) Milford, MI – “Chop, ski.” That’s how you say the name of the adorable Polish/Mexican restaurant in Downtown Milford called Czapski’s. This friendly restaurant with ample parking, home-cooked meals, and an alligator head for a candy dish was recently my pit […]

Puppy Yoga to Benefit Make a Difference Rescue Feb. 9 in Ferndale

February 3rd 2019

Puppy Yoga to Benefit Make a Difference Rescue Feb. 9 in Ferndale (Ananda Ferndale, event listing) Ferndale, MI – Our Ananda Ferndale yoga teachers, three of whom are also professional dog walkers, are thrilled to be teaming up with Make a Difference Rescue! Together, we are offering a feel-good experience to support the rescue during […]

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics

February 2nd 2019

MTA Shares Assessment and Property Tax Basics (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2019) Okemos, MI – Shila Kinder is passionate about her job as Assessor for Mecosta County, a profession that requires understanding complex tax laws, organizing large amounts of data, and gracefully discussing tax bills with residents who may disagree with her work. That […]

Reporter Food: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes at Village Cafe

February 2nd 2019

Reporter Food: Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes at Village Cafe (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2019) Troy, MI – In my quest to try as many restaurants in Oakland County as I can, I had breakfast with a friend at the Village Cafe at 3672 Rochester Road in Troy a few weeks ago. The special of […]

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind

February 1st 2019

Survivors of Violence Need Not Leave Beloved Pets Behind (Lara Mossa, Feb. 2, 2019) PONTIAC, MI – It was 2001. Dr. Tracy Thompson knew she had to do something. Thompson had only the clothes on her back and a hastily-packed suitcase when she left her husband. He had tried to hold her against her will […]

Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold

January 29th 2019

Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold (Detroit Zoological Society, Jan. 29, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- While Michigan is under a state of emergency due to the extreme cold temperatures, the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center will be closed to guests on Wednesday, January 30. Both facilities may be closed as […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

January 29th 2019

  Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, […]

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3

January 21st 2019

Dog Show to Benefit Birmingham Youth Assistance Feb. 3  Birmingham, MI- Attention all kids aged 4-14!  Do you have a dog with the Waggiest Tail? Could yours have the best trick? Then we want to see you and your pooch at the Birmingham Youth Assistance Kids Dog Show! The show begins at 1pm on Sunday, […]