Oxford Man Shoots Ceiling in Domestic Assault Incident

Oxford Man Shoots Ceiling in Domestic Assault Incident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 20,2014)   INCIDENT:  13:03 Hrs. – Oct. 17 – Oxford Township – Domestic Assault / Weapons Violation   #14-164675 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an address in the 500 block of Worthington on a report of a Domestic Assault.  Upon arrival Deputies determined that…

Forum: Knollenberg v. Peltonen and Howrylak v. Kerwin (video)

Double Duty Candidate Forum: Knollenberg v. Peltonen and Howrylak v. Kerwin (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 19, 2014)   The League of Women Voters doubled up on a candidate forum last week, presenting candidates for the 13th District State Senate Seat and the 41st District State Representative Seat. All four candidates answered the same questions…

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or…

Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week

Ferndale Library Picks: Susan’s Picks for Teen Read Week Happy Teen Read Week, everybody! (Jeff Milo, FPL, Oct. 18, 2014) Now that we’re well into the 21st century…we are seeing the maturation of a new generation, entering their teens and young adulthood, who have been raised with the Internet. The ability to read and process information…

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the…

MML Names Pappageorge one of 3 Legislators of the Year

Michigan Municipal League Names Pappageorge one of Three Legislators of the Year (MML Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014) The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Sen. John Pappageorge (R-Troy); Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba); and Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R-Clayton) as the League’s 2014 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formerly presented to Sen. Pappageorge, Sen.…

MML Names Pappageorge one of 3 Legislators of the Year

Michigan Municipal League Names Pappageorge one of Three Legislators of the Year (MML Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014) The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Sen. John Pappageorge (R-Troy); Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba); and Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R-Clayton) as the League’s 2014 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formerly presented to Sen. Pappageorge, Sen.…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Candidate Forum for Birmingham School Board Oct.23

Candidate Forum for Birmingham School Board Oct.23 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum Birmingham Public Schools on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7pm at the Birmingham Education and Administration Building at 31301 Evergreen in Beverly Hills. The forum is co-sponsored by the Birmingham Schools PTA. There…

Hillary Clinton Visits Oakland University (video)

Hillary Clinton Visits Oakland University (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) “Are you ready for Hillary?” This was the question of the day at Oakland University as a long line of Democratic political candidates from throughout SE Michigan took the stage in an election season rally.  Among the speakers were Congressman Gary Peters who…