9 hrs ago
'American Idol' runner up talks life on tour and returning home to Michigan
Farmington Hills native and ' American Idol ' runner up, Jena Irene returned to the Michigan stage this weekend at this year's Arts, Beats & Eats.
13 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Health and wellness events starting Sept. 2: Support groups and more
6-8 p.m. Oakwood Southshore Medical Center, 5450 Fort, Trenton. 800-543-9355. Free.
17 hrs ago
Observer & Eccentric
City of Farmngton Hills
A description of the proposed development area is provided on the depiction below and generally includes Grand River Avenue from its border with the City of Farmington at Cora Avenue and just west of Orchard Lake Road to Eight Mile Road and Eight Mile Road to Inkster Road to the east and approximately 1,000 feet east of Middlebelt Road to the west: ... (more)
20 hrs ago
Observer & Eccentric
City of Farmington Hills
<![CDATA[SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AUGUST 25, 2014 The meeting was called to order by Mayor Brickner at 7:35p.m. Council Present: Brickner, Bridges, Bruce, Knol, Lerner, Massey and Steckloff Council Absent: None Others Present: City Manager Brock, City Clerk Smith, Assistant City Manager Boyer, Assistant to the City Manager Geinzer, Directors Gardiner, Lasley and Randle, Police Chief Nebus and City Attorney Joppich COUNCIL Recognized: - September 2014 as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Received: -Presentation from American Red Cross on the upcoming Battle of the Badges Blood Drive at the William Costick Center on September 2, 2014 -Commission for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Tip of the Month Approved: -Enactment of Ordinance C-6-2014 amending Chapter 34, "Zoning" to add Section 34-3.1.34, "Grand River Corridor Overlay 1 District," and to amend the Zoning Map to establish the district located along Grand River Avenue from Middlebelt Road to Colwell Street; and summary for publication -Resolution Balancing ACT 51 Road Dollars with Local Millage of up to 2 Mills Every Year for the Next 10 Years, as amended -Application to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to obtain a Community Forestry Grant -Public Hearing date of September 22, 2014 for the Grand River Corridor Improvement Authority Development and Tax Increment Finance Plan -Public Hearing date of September 22, 2014 to consider the establishment of an Industrial Development District and consideration of an Industrial Facilities Exemption Certificate for CEP BioCoat, LLC -Collective bargaining agreements for A.F.S.C.M.E. Council 25, Local 1456 and Farmington Hills Lieutenants and Sergeants Association -City Council meeting minutes of August 11, 2014 Awarded Contracts/Bids to: -Meridian Contracting Group for construction of the Riley Archery Range in the amount of $49,670 -Global Realty for As-Needed Realtor Services for a period of three (3) years, with possible extensions Mayor Barry Brickner Pamela B. Smith, City Clerk Publish: August 31, 2014 LO-0000211239
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Police in Michigan testing bodycams, but cost and privacy issues raise concern
A Los Angeles Police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles in January.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Society Confidential: Kem - a 'Promise to Love' - and buy dinner?
Diners at Southfield's Beans & Cornbread were pleasantly surprised Friday when Motown recording artist Kem popped into the popular soul food restaurant for carryout.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Leading Ladies' auditions Sept. 13 at Farmington Players - Leading...
Farmington Players will hold auditions for 'Leading Ladies' Sept. 13 at the Barn Theater on 12 Mile in Farmington Hills.
Jena Irene plays Arts, Beats & Eats as life after - Idol' revs upJena ...
Jena Irene spent the past two months crisscrossing the country, performing more than 40 shows with her fellow "American Idol" finalists.
Man charged in Farmington Hills armed robberyMan charged in...
Man charged in Farmington Hills armed robbery A Southfield man has been charged in the armed robbery of an iPhone in Farmington Hills Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/2014/08/28/farmington-hills-armed-robbery-iphone/14749995/ A 24-year-old Southfield man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a ... (more)
Man faces armed robbery charge in theft of teen's iPhone ina Man faces ...
A 24-year-old Southfield man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a teenager and then pulled a knife to ward him off was arraigned on an armed robbery Man faces armed robbery charge in theft of teen's iPhone in Farmington Hills A 24-year-old Southfield man who allegedly stole an iPhone from a teenager and then pulled a knife to ward him off was ... (more)
Appeals court reinstates suit by Detroit cop Tasered in '06 traffic stop
A Detroit police officer who was Tasered by Farmington Hills police after running a red light in 2006 won a legal victory Thursday when a federal appeals court allowed his suit against the Oakland County suburb to go forward.
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Community Choice Credit Union Gives Big to Southeast Michigan
For the past six years, more than 200 Community Choice Credit Union members and team members, as well as families and friends, have ventured into the community to volunteer with blood drives, food pantries and other charitable causes as part of an annual campaign to give their time and talents to community causes.
Mixed greeting awaits border kids
Meta Peace Team members Joan McCoy, left, and Kim Redigan came to support the interfaith prayer vigil for refugee kids held last month at Grace Lutheran Church in Vassar, where many of the more than 100 children from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are slated to stay.More than 100 of the children from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras will ... (more)
Catholic Central undergoing leadership changesCatholic Central...
Detroit Catholic Central High School in Novi is seeing some key leadership transitions this year that will help maintain its tradition and hopefully lead to more successes.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty
Guatemalan Oswaldo Ramos, 15, arrived in Detroit three months ago. He faces a hearing before an immigration judge Oct. 16. It is a constant reminder of the escalating beatings the teen endured for years before fleeing his home in San Marcos, in southwestern Guatemala.
Tony Hawk visits Farmington Hills
Tony Hawk visits Farmington Hills Novi resident Ashton Molnar, 10 is thrilled to get his skateboard signed by Tony Hawk.
Wolf hunt law approved by Michigan House after heated debate, Capitol protest
Wolf hunting can continue in Michigan's Upper Peninsula - so long as the Natural Resource Commission approves a second season.
Detroit Free Press
Arts, Beats & Eats: Notable acts on the Michigan Lottery National Stage
Expect this day one closing set to include all the requisite hits. 9:45 p.m. Friday Jena Irene : Homecoming time for the young Farmington Hills pianist-singer who made it to the runner-up spot on this year's 'American Idol.'
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Give blood at Costick in Farmington HillsGive blood at Costick in...
In an urgent appeal, the Southeastern Michigan branch of the American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive Sept.
Farmington-Hills commission offers CPR, AED trainingFarmington-Hills...
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission , in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Red Cross CPR and AED Class Sept.