MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs

MDOT Seeking Input from Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Community on Mobility Needs (MDOT, March 25, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is developing a new state long-range transportation plan (SLRTP), known as Michigan Mobility 2045 (MM 2045), that will establish a vision and priorities for transportation in Michigan for 25…

Potential Measles Exposure at Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Madison Hts, Novi, Oak Park, Royal Oak, Southfield Locations

Additional Measles Cases Confirmed in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, March 21, 2019) Pontiac, MI– Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Oakland County Health Division today received confirmation of four additional measles cases in Oakland County. Three other cases are currently under investigation. These cases follow a confirmed travel-related measles case announced…

Skilled Trades Get Spotlight in Presidential Hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s Ferndale Visit

Skilled Trades Get Spotlight in Presidential Hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s Ferndale Visit (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI – A former El Paso City Councilperson,whose political career took him to the Texas State House and to Congress before falling shy of taking Senator Ted Cruz’s seat, visited Ferndale as one of his earliest stops…

Reporter Food: Capt’n Crunch Chicken n’ Waffles at Bobcat Bonnie’s

Reporter Food: Capt’n Crunch Chicken n’ Waffles at Bobcat Bonnie’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Brunch is a big deal in Downtown Ferndale, and Bobcat Bonnie’s is among the popular destinations. A friend and I went a few weeks ago and were very happy with our breakfasts – and the build-your-own mimosa…

Cerebral Palsy Added to List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Cerebral Palsy Added to List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana (LARA, March 11, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has approved adding Cerebral Palsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008. Cerebral Palsy was approved by LARA after the Medical…

Former Students Help Make 94th Birthday Special for Retired Clawson Music Teacher

Former Students Help Make 94th Birthday Special for Retired Clawson Music Teacher (Lara Mossa, March 8,  2019) BERKLEY – She said the secret to longevity is taking a nap every day and eating good food. “And my kids take good care of me,” said Zenovia Courtney, 93, of Berkley. A former music teacher, Courtney turns…

Mayors Share Successes in Madison Heights/Hazel Park State of the Cities Address

Mayors Share Successes in Madison Heights/Hazel Park State of the Cities Address (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2019) Madison Heights, Hazel Park, MI- The Mayors of Madison Heights and Hazel Park captivated an audience of local business people and community leaders Friday morning with stories of community success. The annual State of the Cities Address…

Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five

Cranbrook Science Center Offering Free First Fridays After Five (event listing) Bloomfield Hills, MI- Every month on the first Friday until Jun 07, 2019 except Sep 07, 2018. Friday, March 1, 2019 – 5:00pm to 10:00pm Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, the Institute of Science is free after 5pm the first Friday of each…

Royal Oak Art Explored Program Accepting Applications for Public Art Pieces

Royal Oak Art Explored Program Accepting Applications for Public Art Pieces (Royal Oak Commission for the Arts, Feb. 24, 2019) Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts is excited to announce the 2019 Call for Artist for the Art Explored Program. Artists can find further information at www.romi.gov/arts. Artist have until…

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations

Metro Times, Freep, and Others Fall Victim to Content Theft, Bad Bot Translations (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Metro Times, Detroit Free Press (Freep), and Clarkston News are among an untold number of publications whose online articles are being ripped off and slightly changed by a website operator profiting from the thefts.…

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help…

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit

Madison Heights Arts and Cultural Board Helps Grow City’s Creative Spirit (Kymm Clark, Clark’s Fabrication, Madison Heights Arts and Culture Advisory Board, Feb. 18, 2019) Madison Heights, MI –  “I just wish I could draw a stick figure…” This is a common expression us creative types hear. It’s the age old assumption that artists are…