Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2014) Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria, located at just south of 12 Mile on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, caught fire early Tuesday morning due to a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to The Macomb Daily. The paper reports that the fire…

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes

Fire at Crispelli’s in Berkley Caused by Cigarette Tossed in Bushes (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2014) Crispelli’s Bakery and Pizzeria, located at just south of 12 Mile on Woodward Avenue in Berkley, caught fire early Tuesday morning due to a carelessly discarded cigarette, according to The Macomb Daily. The paper reports that the fire…

Guest Column: Transparency in Diversity & Inclusion Work

Guest Column: Transparency in Diversity & Inclusion Work (Kathleen LaTosch, July 7, 2014, orig. http://latoschconsulting.com/2014/06/30/ill-show-you-mine-transparency-in-diversity-inclusion-work/) “The first step is admitting you have a problem,” so goes the old Alcoholics Anonymous adage.  In diversity and inclusion work, it’s important to not only acknowledge this truth internally, but publicly as well. Disproportionality in hiring practices, promotional opportunities,…

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot

Second Shooting this Year in Knight Riders Parking Lot (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 6, 2014)   INCIDENT: 04:23 Hrs. July 5 – City of Pontiac  Shooting   /Forensic Lab Assist.  #14-103300 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 300 block of Raeburn (Knight Riders Motorcycle Clubhouse) for the report of a shooting. Deputies arrived and located a…

Oh Deer! Pleasant Ridge and Hazel Park Get Unusual Visitors

Oh Deer! Pleasant Ridge and Hazel Park Get Unusual Visitors (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2014)   Residents in Peasant Ridge and Hazel Park have reported unexpected guests: white tail deer. A doe and her fawn have been spotted in Hazel Park on the west side of the city, including on Mapledale. Hazel Park Animal…

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video)

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2014) Berkley could soon be added to the list of Michigan cities with local ordinances legalizing marijuana thanks to the efforts of volunteers who turned in petitions on Tuesday to put a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. 700…