Birmingham: OK2SAY Program on Cyberbullying Oct. 5

Birmingham: Library Hosting OK2SAY Program on Cyberbullying Oct. 5 (event listing) Living in an online world filled with sexting, bullying and cyberbullying can be challenging for students and parents to navigate. OK2SAY program personnel from the Office of the Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette will facilitate two concurrent programs for teens and parents about these…

Zoo Breaks the Water Bottle Habit, Puts Health of Planet in Perspective

Zoo Breaks the Water Bottle Habit, Puts Health of Planet in Perspective (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 16, 2015)   The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) has successfully weaned 1.3 million Detroit Zoo visitors off the bottle. In August 2013, the DZS launched a three-year initiative to discontinue the sale and use of bottled water –…

Pleasant Ridge Recycling and Shredding Fair Sept. 26

Pleasant Ridge Recycling and Shredding Fair Sept. 26 Saturday, September 26 1:00-5:00 pm At: Pleasant Ridge DPW, 92 Amherst, Pleasant Ridge (east of Woodward, S. of I-696) Enter from Amherst, Exit via Maywood. We will be collecting Electronics, Metal, Gently used clothing, books and household items and paper for shredding (paperclips removed), 2-3 grocery bags…

Birmingham:Library to Unveil 100 “Build Imagination” Architecture Books for Kids Sept. 26

Birmingham:Library to Unveil 100 “Build Imagination” Architecture Books for Kids Sept. 26 (event listing) The Baldwin Public Library is unveiling a new collection of 100 architecture books for children, the Build Imagination collection, at an Open House on Saturday, September 26 from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the Library’s lower level Rotary Room. Made possible…

Chazzano Founder Changes Mind on K-Cups

Chazzano Founder Changes Mind on K-Cups (Guest View, Frank Lanzkron-Tamarazo, Chazzano Coffee, Sept. 15, 2015) In the past, when a customer asked, “Hey Frank, what do you think about K-cups?” I would say: “K-cups are against G-d. If you have a K-cup machine or you were gifted a K-cup machine, bring it to the police…

Bomb Squad and K-9 Respond to Suspicious Package at Palace of Auburn Hills

Bomb Squad and K-9 Respond to Suspicious Package at Palace of Auburn Hills (Auburn Hills Police, Sept. 14, 2015) A suspicious package was found at the Palace of Auburn Hills around 10:50am. Auburn Hills Police and Fire departments immediately responded. The building was evacuated as a precaution. Michigan State Police Bomb Squad and Oakland County…

Former Oak Park Employee Investigated Over Missing Funds

Former Oak Park Employee Investigated Over Missing Funds (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2015) A former Oak Park employee is under investigation for possibly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the city over the course of about two years. The investigation by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department is ongoing, so the employee’s name and…

Interview: Alissa Sullivan… Hazel Park City Council (video)

Interview: Alissa Sullivan, Candidate for Hazel Park City Council (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2015) Alissa Sullivan is one of two newcomers to the world of Hazel Park politics. Sullivan and Amy Aubry are friends who recently experienced municipal governance from a resident perspective as they fought against a dog ban in the city. Yet…