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…

Henry Ford Hospital W. Bloomfield Hosting Emergency Preparedness Expo Sept. 26

Henry Ford Hospital W. Bloomfield Hosting Emergency Preparedness Expo Sept. 26 West Bloomfield, Mich. – Is your family prepared for an emergency? Being ready before a power outage, fire, flood, or other potential crisis situation can mean the difference between managed inconvenience and a major disaster. The public is invited to attend an Emergency Preparedness…

A Neighborhood View of Lights & Sirens Parade in Ferndale (video)

A Neighborhood View of Lights & Sirens Parade in Ferndale (video) Ferndale, MI – The Woodward Dream Cruise kicked off Friday evening in Ferndale as a parade of firetrucks and police vehicles drove proudly from E. 9 Mile Road, along Woodward Avenue and back through the east side neighborhood.  Vehicles from several generations and locations…

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Clawson, Bloomfield Area, Pontiac – The Woodward Dream Cruise is upon us — you have probably already seen people setting up lawn chairs along Woodward Ave to catch a glimpse…

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo (Go Comedy, Aug. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Some people love the Dream Cruise, others not so much. But however you feel, if you’re out and about people-watching you may enjoy this fun BINGO game designed by the comedians at Go Comedy in Ferndale. Keep your…

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave.

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Township, MI – On Friday, August 11, 2017 at approximately 5:30 A.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a fatal collision involving a 2014 Dodge Caravan and a pedestrian.  Initial reports indicate the Caravan, driven by a 61 year old female from Hazel Park,…

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand?

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Jackson Clementz loves his chickens.  The five year old spends time chasing and petting the three black New England Reds and three Red Sex Links that live in a pen in his grandfather’s backyard in Holly.…