Birmingham

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

August 11th 2014

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 […]

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16

August 10th 2014

Ferndale Dream Cruise Celebrates 20 Years – Aug. 14-16 (Ferndale Press Release, Aug.10, 2014) Whether you’re strolling along enjoying emergency vehicles, listening to the horsepower of a Ford Mustang, or grooving to the sounds of classic rock’n roll from the Rock’n Live Entertainment stage, Woodward and Nine Mile is the place for automotive and festival […]

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. 16

August 10th 2014

Revving Up for the Birmingham Cruise Event Aug. (City of Birmingham Press Release, Aug. 10, 2014) It’s the time of year when 40,000+ classic cars and more than one million people line Woodward Avenue to attend the world’s largest one-day automotive event, the Woodward Dream Cruise, which celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. The Birmingham […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills

August 4th 2014

Birmingham’s Baldwin Library Hoping for Millage from Bloomfield Hills (Baldwin Public Library, Aug. 4, 2014) Fact Sheet Proposed Renewal of the Contract Between the Baldwin Public Library and the City of Bloomfield Hills  What is the Baldwin Public Library? The Baldwin Public Library is the municipal library of Birmingham. Because of its collections, services and […]

Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham

July 31st 2014

Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham (Birmingham Police, July 31, 2014)   The Birmingham Police Department is asking for help from the community with identifying an identity theft suspect who has charged in excess of $13,000 at several locations in the tri-county area. The suspect is a light skinned black female, 5’2”-5’4”, 140-160 pounds […]

Birmingham Police Looking for Serial Laptop Thief

July 25th 2014

Birmingham Police Looking for Serial Laptop Thief (Birmingham Police, July 25, 2014) Over the past two months, a lone suspect has stolen several laptops from various Birmingham businesses during regular business hours. The suspect, an unknown black male, enters the business wearing either semi-formal business attire or a delivery uniform with a name badge. He […]

Suspected Wanted in Birmingham Mobil Gas Station Robbery

July 24th 2014

Suspected Wanted in Birmingham Mobil Gas Station Robbery (Birmingham Police, July 24, 2014)   At 9:45 p.m. on July 20, the Mobile Gas Station at 101 East 14 Mile Road was robbed. An unknown amount of cash was stolen and there were no injuries. The lone suspect entered the gas station and ordered an employee […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

Candidates for 11th Congressional District… (video)

July 17th 2014

Candidates for 11th Congressional District Speak in LWV Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2014) Candidates for the 11th Congressional District came together at Milford High School on Wednesday, with the exception of incumbent Kerry Bentivolio, for the League of Women Voters candidate forum. Bentivolio’s opponent in the Aug. 5 primary, fellow Republican Dave […]