Oakland County Celebrates New Animal Shelter and Adoption Center

Oakland County Celebrates New Animal Shelter and Adoption Center (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 6, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County’s stray and surrendered pets have a new $15.5 million state-of-the-art facility as they wait to be adopted to their forever families.  The Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center held their grand opening on Wednesday,…

Oakland County Warns Restaurants of Food Inspection Phone Scam

Oakland County Warns Restaurants of Food Inspection Phone Scam (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 22, 2017) Pontiac, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office are alerting restaurant and food establishment managers about a health inspection scam. Officials report that local restaurants have received calls from individuals claiming to be a…

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9

Waterford Fire Dept. Annual Longest Table Pancake Breakfast Sept. 9 Waterford, MI – Join the Waterford Police Department and Waterford Regional Fire Department along with Lifepoint Church for the 15th Annual Longest Breakfast Table pancake breakfast and charities fundraiser.  This community favorite annual event will take place at Waterford Fire Department Headquarters 2495 Crescent Lake…

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats (Organization for Bat Conservation, Aug. 30, 2017) Pontiac, MI – On August 30, 2017, the Organization for Bat Conservation, located in Pontiac, acquired the mineral rights for the Magazine Mine in southern Illinois, with the goal of continuing the education and environmental study of bat…

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Clawson, Bloomfield Area, Pontiac – The Woodward Dream Cruise is upon us — you have probably already seen people setting up lawn chairs along Woodward Ave to catch a glimpse…

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo (Go Comedy, Aug. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Some people love the Dream Cruise, others not so much. But however you feel, if you’re out and about people-watching you may enjoy this fun BINGO game designed by the comedians at Go Comedy in Ferndale. Keep your…

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave.

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Township, MI – On Friday, August 11, 2017 at approximately 5:30 A.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a fatal collision involving a 2014 Dodge Caravan and a pedestrian.  Initial reports indicate the Caravan, driven by a 61 year old female from Hazel Park,…

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand?

Chickens of Oakland County, Where Does Your Community Stand? (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 3, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Jackson Clementz loves his chickens.  The five year old spends time chasing and petting the three black New England Reds and three Red Sex Links that live in a pen in his grandfather’s backyard in Holly.…

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Doris Taylor Burks is the current Councilperson in Pontiac’s 6th District who is running for re-election on Nov. 7.  She is being challenged by William A. Carrington who currently serves on the Pontiac School Board.  Because there…