Funeral Arrangements Made for Shelley Lazarus

Funeral Arrangements Made for Shelley Lazarus (Rob Glass, Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills Schools, Dec. 8, 2014) Last week we received tragic news. We learned that one of our Eastover staff members, Shelley Lazarus, died after a serious car accident. Shelley was the Eastover Media Specialist and worked for Bloomfield Hills Schools since 1988. Her husband,…

Woman Charged in Murder of Son and Granddaughter

Woman Charged in Murder of Son and Granddaughter (C. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2014) Sixty-five year old Sylvia Majewska of Addison Twp. was arraigned on Dec. 8 on two counts of premeditated murder in the Nov.23 deaths of Daryne Gailey and Charley Hendrick of Oxford. Hendrick, Gailey’s daughter, was just seven months old when she died…

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping

Auburn Hills Volunteers Take Kids Holiday Shopping (Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, City of Auburn Hills, Dec. 8, 2014) NOTE: This originally appeared at https://ahpdchief.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/more-christmas-shopping-with-kids/. On Saturday, Dec. 6th we went shopping with another group of special kids from the Avondale School District.  We took 18 kids to Meijer on Brown Road and through Meijers’…

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21

Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign Comes to Novi and Troy Dec 13/14 and 20/21 (Michigan State Police Press Release, Dec. 8, 2014)   Activity:                      Stuff a Blue Goose Campaign            Incident Date:             December Dates, All events are held between 10 00 AM to 5 00 PM. Summary:                 The Michigan State Police Metro…

…Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014

Video and Photos from the Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade 2014 (C. Proxmire, Dec. 7, 2014) Downtown Pontiac was packed with energy for the 2014 Holiday Extravaganza Parade.  Pontiac and neighboring communities collaborate to host a grand parade with hundreds of people marching and thousands watching from the sidewalks.  Santa and Mrs. Claus were there, along…

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash

Ice from Leaky Hydrant Possibly Factor in Serious Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Dec 7, 2014) INCIDENT: 08:55 HRS.  – Dec. 4, 2014 – City of Pontiac – Injury Crash / Crash Reconstruction Unit Callout   #14-190965 The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting the Pontiac Deputies with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred…

Birmingham Winter Markt Warms Souls with German Tradition

Birmingham Winter Markt Warms Souls with German Tradition (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2014) This weekend’s Winter Markt in Downtown Birmingham has Shain Park looking like a German village around holiday time. With vendors lined in tents, traditional German food, and gatherings for music, stories and crafts, the event overcomes any chilliness in the air. In…

Crafters Gather for 2014 Holiday Showplace in Ferndale

Crafters Gather for 2014 Holiday Showplace in Ferndale (C. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2014)   The Kulick Community Center in Ferndale was packed with holiday cheer and fun craft items for the 2014 Holiday Showplace. The annual event raises money for Ferndale Recreation while giving people an opportunity to share their creativity with potential customers. Among…

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15…

New Data: Oakland County has 13 of the top 15 richest zip codes in Michigan (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge and Founder of Data Driven Detroit, Dec. 4, 2014) The Census Bureau released the latest file from the American Community Survey today, December 4. This file covers the period 2009-2013 and allows for the…

Birmingham Seeks Information on Retail Fraud Suspects

Birmingham Seeks Information on Retail Fraud Suspects (Birmingham Police Press Release, Dec.4, 2014)   BIRMINGHAM, MI, December 4, 2014 – The Birmingham Police Department has asked the community for help with identifying two retail fraud suspects. Two unknown men recently entered Merwins Antiques Gallery at 554 North Old Woodward. One of them distracted the owner…