Beaumont Asks: What do you want at Northwood Shopping Center

Beaumont Asks: What do you want at Northwood Shopping Center (City of Royal Oak, MI – Take a survey:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RO_Community As you are probably aware, Beaumont has owned Northwood Shopping Center, on the southwest corner of Woodward and 13 Mile (adjacent to Beaumont, Royal Oak), since the 1980s. The shopping center is old and has maintenance…

Art Experience Brings Community Art Lab to WHRC Elementary

Art Experience Brings Community Art Lab to WHRC Elementary (The Art Experience, April 23, 2016) Pontiac, MI-   The Art Experience (TAE) is providing their Community Art Lab (CAL) program to 650 students of Pontiac’s largest elementary school, the Dana Whitmer Human Resource Center (WHRC). Community artist, educator and storyteller, Vickie Brent-Touray of The Yaktown Poets,…

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video)

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video) Ferndale, MI – Throughout Oakland County in the month of March, elected officials and other local celebrities visited childrens’ classrooms to read to them as part of National Reading Month. Ferndale’s elected officials did their part, with councilmembers and school board trustees among those who took the time to…

13 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Gets Perfect ACT Score

13 Year Old Bloomfield Hills Student Gets Perfect ACT Score (Bloomfield Hills Schools, April 22, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – In July of 2015, Bloomfield Hills Schools congratulated Helena Gregg on her perfect ACT score at just 15 years old.  Now, Alan Zhang, a Bloomfield Hills Schools student (at West Hills Middle School) has done…

Farmington Hills Police Attempting to Locate Hit and Run Suspect

Farmington Hills Police Attempting to Locate Hit and Run Suspect (Farmington Hills Police, April 23, 2016) Farmington Hills, MI  – The Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating an incident that resulted in critical injuries to a pedestrian.  The incident occurred in the area of eastbound Grand River Ave. north of Eight Mile Road on April…

Woman Found Dead in Closet, MDOC Searching for Boyfriend

Woman Found Dead in Closet, MDOC Searching for Boyfriend (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 23, 2016)   Pontiac, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 04-22-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 04-23-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  21:48 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation / Request for the OSCO Forensic Crime Lab – #16-67046   SUMMARY:  Deputies…

Birmingham’s Chester Parking Structure Gets New Equipment, No Longer Takes Cash

Birmingham’s Chester Parking Structure Gets New Equipment, No Longer Takes Cash (City of Birmingham, April 22, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The City of Birmingham’s Chester Street Parking Structure will   soon receive advanced traffic control equipment to create a faster and more efficient parking experience.   The enhanced system will require parkers to use a credit card…

Bloomfield Twp Police Say Naked Man Broke Into Home, Damaged Property

Bloomfield Twp Police Say Naked Man Broke Into Home, Damaged Property (Bloomfield Township Police, April 22, 2016) Bloomfield Township, MI – On April 10th at 3:00pm Officers were dispatched to a home in the 4000 block of Echo   on a home invasion report.  Officers found a nude male inside the residence moving   furniture around.  The…

Farmington Teacher Named Elementary School Teacher of Year

Farmington Teacher Named Elementary School Teacher of Year (Oakland Schools Educational Foundation, April 23, 2016) Farmington, MI – A Farmington Public Schools elementary teacher earned high marks from her principal, colleagues and former students to be named 2016 Oakland County Outstanding Elementary School Teacher of the Year. On Wednesday, representatives of Oakland Schools, together with…

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – When Alyssa Atkinson was presented with her Good Neighbor = Strong Community Award, the presented talked about one Atkinson’s strongest traits, her vulnerability. “Being a volunteer means two things, one is showing up, showing up and putting yourself out there,” said Councilperson…