Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18

Area TimeBanks Hosting Auction Event in Royal Oak Oct. 18 (Compiled, Oct. 8, 2014) Live & Silent AUCTION 1ST Ever “Bidding to Build our Communities” Auction Saturday, October 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Royal Oak Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak Light refreshments, entertainment, door prizes, free parking $10 in advance / $15…

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center…

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center at Ferndale’s Kulick Community Center (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 7, 2014) Ferndale, MI — FEMA has opened the Oakland County Disaster Recovery Center at the City of Ferndale’s Gerry Kulick Community Center to assist residents who suffered damages and losses in the August 11-13 severe storms and flooding. FEMA’s…

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11 (Compiled, Oct 6, 2014). The American Red Cross will be at the Huntington Woods Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 11 to do their newly revised “Babysitters Rock” training course. The program is for youth aged 11-15.  It contains many hands-on activities, role plays, videos and discussions.  “Learn to…

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11

Red Cross Babysitter Training Class Oct. 11 (Compiled, Oct 6, 2014). The American Red Cross will be at the Huntington Woods Recreation Center on Saturday, Oct. 11 to do their newly revised “Babysitters Rock” training course. The program is for youth aged 11-15.  It contains many hands-on activities, role plays, videos and discussions.  “Learn to…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be…

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video)

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video) (Press Release with Additional Info, Oct.6, 2014)   The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind motorists and bicyclists alike to be courteous and “share the road.” Schools are now in session, but that doesn’t mean the bicycling season is over. Many people are…

Detroit Police Officer Accused of Road Rage, Pulling Gun in Birmingham

Detroit Police Officer Accused of Road Rage, Pulling Gun in Birmingham (City of Birmingham Press Release, Oct. 6, 2014) On Friday, October 3, 2014 at approximately 7:00 p.m. the Birmingham Police Department received a call about a road rage incident involving a handgun. The vehicles had been southbound on Woodward in the area of Maple…

One Stop Shop Business Center Helps Saginaw Street Consignments in Pontiac to Prosper

One Stop Shop Business Center Helps Saginaw Street Consignments in Pontiac to Prosper (Nicole Rupersburg , Oakland County Prosper, reprinted with permission, Oct. 4, 2014) For more than 50 years, April Ogg-Ivankovich’s family has had a presence in downtown Pontiac, owning and operating the building at 150 N. Saginaw St. April has had space in…