Southfield

Dear Southfield Patron: Video Parody Shows Students Love for Library

August 10th 2015

Dear Southfield Patron: Video Parody Shows Students Love for Library (SPL Press release, Aug. 10, 2015) The Southfield Public Library made its first ever music video, Dear Southfield Patron! Dear Southfield Patron is based on Meghan Trainor’s song, Dear Future Husband and showcases the staff and library board from the Southfield Library along with students […]

Dirty Basement Blues Band at Southfield Library Aug. 19

August 7th 2015

Dirty Basement Blues Band at Southfield Library Aug. 19 (event listing) Dirty Basement Blues will perform at the Southfield Public Library on Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library’s Meeting Room. General admission is $5 or $3 for Friends of the Southfield Public Library members. There is no charge for children under 12. […]

Body of Southfield Fire Chief Found by Dive Team

August 3rd 2015

Body of Southfield Fire Chief Found by Dive Team(City of Southfield Press release, Aug. 3, 2015)  We are sorry to report that Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley drowned in a boating accident on July 31 on Lake St. Clair in Macomb County. The city of Southfield extends its deepest condolences to the family of Fire […]

Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley Missing After Falling From Boat

August 1st 2015

Southfield Fire Chief Keith Rowley Missing After Falling From Boat (City of Southfield Press Release, Aug. 1, 2015) Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham reports that Southfield Fire Chief Rowley, who is a 58-year-old Milford resident, went overboard from a 40-foot vessel at approximately 7:12 p.m. on July 31. Deputies with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Marine […]

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video)

July 23rd 2015

FedEx Ground Breaks Ground in Oak Park, Delivering New Jobs (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2015) It was a proud day for Oak Park as City officials welcomed FedEx Ground Executives and other key players in regional development for an official groundbreaking for a 300,000 square foot distribution center. The center will be built […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

July 20th 2015

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice […]

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24

July 9th 2015

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24 (event listing, election information, July 9, 2015) *Be an Informed Voter. Come out and Meet the Candidates you’ll be voting for, and have your Concerns answered in person.* The Women of National Congress of Black Women – Oakland County, MI Chapter are Hosting […]

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]