Detroit Unplugged Featuring Her Dark Host, Ferndale Nov. 30

Detroit Unplugged Featuring Her Dark Host, Ferndale Nov. 30 (EVENT page) Last month Hip In Detroit kicked off their new series of events called Detroit Unplugged. This endeavor features some of Detroit’s best bands playing completely unplugged. No amps, no reverb, no electronics. Just a band, their instruments, and a room full of people. The…

Birmingham Youth Assistance Hosts Breakfast w/Santa Dec. 5

Birmingham Youth Assistance Hosts Breakfast w/Santa Dec. 5 (EVENT page) The Community House and Birmingham Youth Assistance Present Breakfast With Santa! The Community House and Birmingham Youth Assistance present “Breakfast With Santa” on Saturday, December 5th at the Community House, 380 South Bates Street, Birmingham. The event will also feature a magician, face painting, animal…

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video)

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2015) With cages of kittens stacked up in the hallways, the echo of endlessly barking dogs, dingy floors, walls painted with fading cartoonish murals, and the endless “here let me move past you”s in the all too…

Tree Farms in Oakland County

Tree Farms in Oakland County (Oakland County Blog, Nov. 24, 2015) The Holiday season just isn’t complete without a big tree to decorate with ornaments collected throughout the years, blinking lights, and shining ribbon. If you’re on the hunt for that perfect Christmas pine, check out the farms in Oakland County offering fresh pre-cut and “u-cut”…

More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program

 More than 30,000 Meals Served in Pontiac Thanks to OLHSA Program (OLHSA press release, Nov. 24, 2015) This summer OLHSA teamed up with United Way of Southeastern Michigan to promote healthy living among children and individuals with disabilities in Pontiac through the Meet Up and Eat Up program. With the primary focus on making fresh,…

Amber Arlert: Missing Teen Last Seen at 9 Mile and Hawthorne

Missing Teen Last Seen at 9 Mile and Hawthorne (Farmington Police Press Release, Nov. 24, 2015)   Farmington Public Safety seeks your help in locating a missing runaway child: Missing Child: BARNES, ANITHA, GARDENIA. Age: 16, Race: AA, Sex: F, Hgt: 5’2″ Wgt: 155. Last seen wearing: black/white checker wool coat. Last seen: Hawthorne and…

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Kids All Together (KAT), in support of children and teens with special needs, will present its 6th annual Comedy Kick-off on Thursday, December 3, at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy Street…

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp.

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 24, 2015) INCIDENT:  01:50 hrs. – Orion Township – Breaking and Entering of a Coin Operated Device / Detective Call Out / Evidence Tech Assist – #15-191352 SUMMARY:  Deputies were requested to conduct additional patrols of the 5000 Block of Kimberly for…

Health Division Warns about Restaurant Inspection Scam

Health Division Warns about Restaurant Inspection Scam (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Nov. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office are alerting restaurant managers about a health inspection scam. Some local restaurants are receiving automated calls claiming to be a health inspector and scheduling inspections. Legitimate restaurant and other…

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced

Search is on for New Ferndale Housing Director, Wilson Settlement Reduced (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2015) It’s been one year since the first rays of sunshine began to hit the shrouded operations of the Ferndale Housing Commission.  Subsequent months of media and HUD investigations brought to light a system of mistreatment, theft and oppression…