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Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696

January 18th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696 (Cheryl Weiss, Photography by Thomas Treuter Photography, Jan. 18,2015) The Historical Society of Pleasant Ridge held a 25th birthday celebration for I-696 on Thursday, January 15, 2015 with approximately 80 residents and interested residents from neighboring communities. They gathered at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center to view a […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]

Learn about Common Ground at W. Bloomfield Library Presentation Jan. 28

January 18th 2015

Learn about Common Ground at W. Bloomfield Library Presentation Jan. 28 (GWB Coalition Press Release, Jan 18, 2015) “Moving From Crisis to Hope.” Common Ground is a nationally recognized non – profit crisis intervention organization helping youth, adults and families. Learn about the services and assistance they provide by attending our free informational seminar. Presented […]

Pug & Terrier Rescues Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Pug Rescue Network & Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue Hosting Valentine-Themed Event Feb. 7 (Pug Rescue Network, Jan. 17, 2015) Pug Rescue Network and Midwest Boston Terrier Valentines event Renaissance Vineyard Church 1841 Pinecrest Drive Ferndale, Michigan 48220 Come and see Pug Rescue Network and our available pugs and Boston Terriers There will be games, raffles […]

Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Bird Banding Demonstration at EL Johnson Nature Center Feb. 7 (Press release, Jan. 17, 2015) Join us at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center for the Winter Bird Banding on Saturday February 7, 2015 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am! Allen Chartier, one of Michigan’s premier birding experts, will demonstrate the science of bird banding. Chartier […]

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11

January 17th 2015

Tweens, Teens & Social Media: Workshop for Parents & Educators Feb. 11 (Oakland Schools Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015) “Tweens, Teens & Social Media: What PARENTS and EDUCATORS Need to Know!” is a free presentation that Oakland Schools created in response to growing issues with students using (and misusing) social media platforms. Scaring students off […]

Lincoln Street in Birmingham Closed Due to Water Main Break

January 12th 2015

Lincoln Street in Birmingham Closed Due to Water Main Break (Birmingham Police Department, Jan. 12, 2015) As of 11am on Monday, Jan. 12, Lincoln is shut down in both directions due to a water main break. Westbound is closed at Pierce, eastbound is closed at Bates. This story will be updated when we learn of […]

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19

January 10th 2015

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Area Events Jan. 19 (Compiled, Jan. 16, 2015) Troy – Martin Luther King Jr Day Troy Athens High School (4333 John R. Rd) at 8:30 am.  For more info see: www.troymi.gov//CelebrationofFreedom Southfield  MLK Peace Walk Celebration Hope United Methodist Church (26275 Northwestern Highway) The peace walk will depart from […]