Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Sept. 18

Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Sept. 18 (SOCWA press release, Sept. 4, 2014)   Earth Friendly Landscapes: Practical Tips for Sustainable Lawns and Gardens Presented by Lillian Dean, Coordinator, Healthy Lawns & Gardens, SOCWA SE Oakland County Water Authority When and Where: Thursday, September 18th at 7PM Pleasant Ridge Community Center 4 Ridge…

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have…

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 3, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:17 hrs. – Sept. 2 – Brandon Township – Shooting Investigation / Suicidal Subject – #14-139014 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 4300 block of Dogwood Blvd. for a report of a suicidal subject.…

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 3, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:17 hrs. – Sept. 2 – Brandon Township – Shooting Investigation / Suicidal Subject – #14-139014 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 4300 block of Dogwood Blvd. for a report of a suicidal subject.…

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt

One Man Dead from Suicide, Another on Life Support After Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Sept. 3, 2014) INCIDENT: 20:17 hrs. – Sept. 2 – Brandon Township – Shooting Investigation / Suicidal Subject – #14-139014 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 4300 block of Dogwood Blvd. for a report of a suicidal subject.…

Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust

Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Claims Pregnancy-Related Firing is Unjust (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 3, 2014) When 33-year-old chemistry teacher Barb Webb’s pregnancy started to show, she figured it was time to let her administrator at Marian Catholic High School in Bloomfield Hills know. Webb had been teaching at Marian for nine years. Five and a…

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested…

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested…

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

5/3rd Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended (Lt. David Clemens, Royal Oak Police Dept, Sept. 2, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at approximately 3:15 p.m., the Dearborn Police Department Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the FBI Oakland County Gang and Violent Crimes Task Force, the Royal Oak Police Department, and the Detroit Police Department arrested…

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22 (Common Ground Press Release, Sept. 1, 2014) Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair, which is the agency’s signature fundraiser, celebrates 40 years in 2014!  Scheduled for Saturday September 21 thru Sunday, September 22 in downtown Birmingham along Old Woodward Ave, the fair offers free fun,…

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22

Birmingham Street Art Fair to Support Common Ground Sept 21-22 (Common Ground Press Release, Sept. 1, 2014) Common Ground’s Birmingham Street Art Fair, which is the agency’s signature fundraiser, celebrates 40 years in 2014!  Scheduled for Saturday September 21 thru Sunday, September 22 in downtown Birmingham along Old Woodward Ave, the fair offers free fun,…

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Sept. 3, 2014) FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979 35th REUNION www.ferndale79.com Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Santia Banquet Hall Keego Harbor, MI $70.00/person ($75 at the door): Includes open bar, appetizers, family style dinner including Roasted Sirloin, Filet of Salmon, and…

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion

Ferndale Gets Ready for Class of ’79 Reunion (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Sept. 3, 2014) FERNDALE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979 35th REUNION www.ferndale79.com Saturday, October 11, 2014 6:00 PM Santia Banquet Hall Keego Harbor, MI $70.00/person ($75 at the door): Includes open bar, appetizers, family style dinner including Roasted Sirloin, Filet of Salmon, and…

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) In a celebration complete with dancing dragons, a ribbon cutting, and a buffet of incredible cuisine, Tai Fai in Oak Park shared their success and expansion with the public on Aug. 28. The name “Tai Fai” means “great and fast”…

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion

Tai Fai in Oak Park Celebrates Anniversary and Expansion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) In a celebration complete with dancing dragons, a ribbon cutting, and a buffet of incredible cuisine, Tai Fai in Oak Park shared their success and expansion with the public on Aug. 28. The name “Tai Fai” means “great and fast”…

Library Costs Examined as PR Delays …w/ Huntington Woods

Library Costs Examined as Pleasant Ridge Delays Contract Vote with Huntington Woods (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 1, 2014) The Pleasant Ridge City Commissioners split their votes at their August meeting on a move to delay approving a five year contract with Huntington Woods for library services. City Manager James Breuckman recommended approving the contract, rather…