Arson Investigation and Fatal Accident Among Items in RO Crime Report

Arson Investigation and Fatal Accident Among Items in RO Crime Report Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of February 26, 2015 through March 5, 2015 (Royal Oak Police, March 7, 2015) Breaking & Entering 3200 block of Greenfield, 2-16-15, 8:00 a.m. – 4:54 a.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect attempted to break…

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues…

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues…

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings (Berkley Schools Press Release, March 6, 2015)   On the May 5th ballot the District has a proposal to improve the infrastructure, safety and technology in the Berkley Schools. The District is asking citizens to vote on just over $58 million in needed upgrades. Building informational meetings…

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings (Berkley Schools Press Release, March 6, 2015)   On the May 5th ballot the District has a proposal to improve the infrastructure, safety and technology in the Berkley Schools. The District is asking citizens to vote on just over $58 million in needed upgrades. Building informational meetings…

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit (video) (C. Proxmire, March 5, 2015) Team Impi Warriors from Ferndale Schools (number 1025), named after a Zulu warrior, has claimed two major victories this week. First the robot-building teens finished first after their qualification matches in the March 2 district competition in Standish.…

West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee seeks Hero in You Nominations

West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee seeks Hero in You Nominations (press release, March 5, 2015) Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their volunteer work? The Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee is seeking nominations for the Annual Michigan Week Community Awards. If so, community members are encouraged to submit nominations on…

West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee seeks Hero in You Nominations

West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee seeks Hero in You Nominations (press release, March 5, 2015) Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their volunteer work? The Greater West Bloomfield Michigan Week Committee is seeking nominations for the Annual Michigan Week Community Awards. If so, community members are encouraged to submit nominations on…

Larcenies from Vehicles Being Investigated in Farmington Hills

Larcenies from Vehicles Being Investigated in Farmington Hills (Farmington Hills Police, March 5, 2015) The Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating multiple larcenies from vehicles from the YMCA located at 12 Mile and Farmington Road. The larcenies occurred between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today and involved the suspect smashing out a vehicle window and…

Larcenies from Vehicles Being Investigated in Farmington Hills

Larcenies from Vehicles Being Investigated in Farmington Hills (Farmington Hills Police, March 5, 2015) The Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating multiple larcenies from vehicles from the YMCA located at 12 Mile and Farmington Road. The larcenies occurred between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today and involved the suspect smashing out a vehicle window and…

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns (Fournier and DuBuc Press Release, March 3, 2015) The 2015 city elections got under way today when incumbent Commissioners Mike Fournier and Kyle DuBuc pulled petitions from the clerk’s office and each officially announced his intent to run for reelection. Candidates interested in running for a…

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns

Royal Oak Commissioners Fournier and DuBuc Announce Re-Election Campaigns (Fournier and DuBuc Press Release, March 3, 2015) The 2015 city elections got under way today when incumbent Commissioners Mike Fournier and Kyle DuBuc pulled petitions from the clerk’s office and each officially announced his intent to run for reelection. Candidates interested in running for a…