The Oakland Press

  • Fifth-graders can learn emergency preparedness through program offered by Michigan State Police
    Friday - 10/20/2017 - 06:00 AM

    Elementary schools throughout Michigan are again being offered a national program to prepare fifth-graders for tornadoes, flooding and other emergencies.Provided at no cost to schools, Student Tools for Emergency Planning provides the curriculum and materials including instructor guides, student handouts and starter emergency supply kits.

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  • Clarkston's Brady Lodge to host holiday market
    Friday - 10/20/2017 - 06:00 AM

    Clarkston's newly renovated Brady Lodge in Bay Court Park will play host to the Inaugural Holiday Market from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. The free event will feature a holiday lights, holiday inspired craft for children, a coloring contest by the Clarkston Village Players, photo opportunities and horse-drawn carriage rides.

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  • Madison Heights paramedic returns from Hurricane Irma response
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 03:16 PM

    Rich Hansen, a paramedic who lives in Madison Heights, has returned home after assisting in the medical response to Hurricane Irma in Florida as part of the National Disaster Medical System.Hansen works as a member of an NDMS disaster medical assistance team.

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  • Haggerty Road to close at Maple in West Bloomfield Township
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 03:48 PM

    The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close Haggerty Road at Maple Road in West Bloomfield Township for the weekend of Oct. 21-22 for construction that is part of the ongoing Maple Road project.During the closure, the intersection will remain open for eastbound Maple Road traffic.

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  • Will Royal Oak greet winter with a snow removal ordinance?
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 12:12 PM

    Royal Oak elected officials Monday are expected to again take up the issue of whether to enact an ordinance to get more residents and businesses to remove snow from their sidewalks.The issue has come up several times in the past two years, but there has been chilling effect to some extent when it comes to costs related to enforcing and carrying out snow ordinance requirements.

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  • Troy couple introduce Dick & Jane Educational Snacks
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 09:27 AM

    Dick and Jane Held have introduced a new snack that is educational as well. The snacks are sweet crackers, which are kosher and made with a whole-grain, all-natural, nut-free recipe."We wanted to give moms and dads a kids snack with more substance," said Dick Held, founder at Dick & Jane Educational Snacks.

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  • Rochester Hills named 14th most liveable city in America, says USA Today
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 06:00 AM

    Rochester Hills was ranked "14th Most Liveable City in America" as part of USA Today's Top 50 Most Liveable Cities. Rochester Hills was the only city in Michigan to be recognized on the list.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Regional stormwater summit being held Friday in Southfield
    Thursday - 10/19/2017 - 06:00 AM

    The 5th Annual Regional Stormwater Summit is being held Friday in Southfield. The summit, organized by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office, Lawrence Technological University and Pure Oakland Water, aims to bring southeast Michigan government, industry, and community stakeholders together to learn about and share the latest technologies, new rules, and collaborative efforts around stormwater issues.

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  • Women's shelter sees $10k surprise check
    Wednesday - 10/18/2017 - 05:32 PM

    Representatives from the Haven of Oakland County women's shelter got a big surprise on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Community partner of the shelter Delta Dental donated $10,000 to Haven as a part of an overall $60,000 donation into six non-profits across metro Detroit to celebrate 60-years in business.

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  • Detroit Country Day School breaks ground on expansion, renovation project
    Wednesday - 10/18/2017 - 05:11 PM

    Detroit Country Day School is embarking on a $30 million expansion and renovation project on its elementary and middle school campuses.The private school broke ground Wednesday, Oct. 17, on the first phase of a $14 million renovation and expansion of its middle school on Hillview Lane in Beverly Hills.

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