Ellen Cogen Lipton’s Final Coffee Hour as State Rep Dec. 9

Ellen Cogen Lipton’s Final Coffee Hour as State Rep Dec. 9 (Press Release, Dec. 2, 2014) State Representative Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) invites residents to attend her upcoming and final coffee hour to discuss state and community issues, including proposals to fund road repairs and other matters expected to come up in the Legislature…

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards…

Task-force Seeks Nominations for Martin Luther King Jr. Awards in Southfield and Lathrup Village (Southfield Press Release, Dec. 2, 2014) The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force of Southfield is currently seeking nominations for the 2015 MLK Community Service Award. The award honors one individual each year who best exemplifies the qualities of the…

Bloomfield Hills Media Specialist Killed… Accident

Bloomfield Hills Media Specialist Killed, Nature Center Caretaker Injured in Accident (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 2, 2014) Shelly and Eric Lazarus spent their lives helping teach others through their work with the Bloomfield Hills School District. But a tragic accident has changed things forever. The accident took place on I-75 just north of Flint. Various…

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac

Man Steals Unattended Ambulance from Hospital in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Dec. 2, 2014) INCIDENT: 23:01Hrs. occurred 11-30-14 – City of Pontiac – UDAA of an Ambulance. #14-189040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 50 block of N. Perry (McLaren Oakland Hospital emergency entrance), on a stolen ambulance from STAR EMS. Per the caller,…

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All…

Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday

  Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) Modern Natural Baby owner Emily Murray calls Small Business Saturday “the busiest day of the year.”  But of course she and her staff are ready to sell the eco-friendly kids toys, bibs, cloth diapers, and other baby-raising accessories that make great…

Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday

  Downtown Ferndale Businesses Set for Small Business Saturday (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) Modern Natural Baby owner Emily Murray calls Small Business Saturday “the busiest day of the year.”  But of course she and her staff are ready to sell the eco-friendly kids toys, bibs, cloth diapers, and other baby-raising accessories that make great…

One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented

One Suicide Discovered, and Another Prevented (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2014)   INCIDENT: 07:56 hrs. –Nov. 27 – Commerce Township – Death Investigation / Suicide #14-187412   SUMMARY:  The Sheriff’s Office Operations Center received a call from the Novi Police Department advising that they had located a deceased subject hanging by the neck…