Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open…

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 7, 2014)   INCIDENT: 14:31 Hrs. – Nov 5 – Independence Township – Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation / Investigator Callout – #14-175542 and 14-175580   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a multi vehicle crash on south bound Sashabaw Road north of Stickney Road. A Dodge…

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered…

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Free Psychology Classes…

Free Psychology Classes: Bullying, Eating Disorder, Overcoming Self-Judgment, Parenting and More (Great Lakes Psychology Group press release, Sept. 27, 2014) Great Lakes Psychology Group offers a wide range of free classes available to the public in Oakland and Macomb County. Our professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, psychotherapists, and social workers donate their time…

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times…

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5

Michigan Antique Festival in Davisburg Oct. 4-5 (compiled, Sept. 22, 2014) The Michigan Antique and Collectible Festival will be at Springfield Oaks CountyPark on Oct. 4-5. The park is located at 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg. Hundreds of Antique & Vintage Dealers – Shabby Chic, Industrial, Glassware, Primitives, Unique Finds & More! Classic Car Show…