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'Dream Cruise for Bikes,' New MJR Theatre and More News Nearby
Every Saturday, Patch will help you catch up with the big news happening in nearby towns, bringing you stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Fri May 24, 2013
Brooksie Way awards $9,442 to 9 groups for wellness programs
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced the grants during a kickoff program for the 2013 HealthPlus Brooksie Way races Sept.
Thu May 23, 2013
Lawsuit ends favorably for Lyon Township
A developer who fought Lyon Township over lost sewer and water capacity, as well as a lost competitive edge lost its appeal in a Michigan Supreme Court case late last year.
Readers point fingers in Genesee County suburban poverty debate
That's the basis of a new national study out this week. And local figures show Genesee County is no exception, with most communities here having a faster poverty growth rate than the city of Flint.
Michigan to get 32 new charter schools this fall
Thirty-two new charter schools plan to open this fall in Michigan, including three cyber academies as well as "blended-learning" schools in Novi and Beverly Hills, where charters are making their first appearance.
Briefs: Woman, 72, jailed after adoptee reports shooting
A 72-year-old woman was in the Oakland County Jail Wednesday and expected to face charges after allegedly trying to shoot her adopted daughter during an argument.
Detroit Free Press
Catholic archdiocese appoints new superintendent of its 96 schools
Brian Dougherty, who resigned Friday as superintendent from the cash-strapped Pontiac public schools, was appointed Wednesday by Archbishop Allen Vigneron to oversee 96 grade schools and high schools in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, St.
Wed May 22, 2013
Michigan Department of Treasury reviewing Pontiac ...
The Michigan Department of Treasury is reviewing a final report on whether a financial review team is needed for the Pontiac School District.
Sun May 19, 2013
Carjacker takes off with disabled 74-yr-old MI woman in vehicle
Authorities in southeastern Michigan say a man stole a car with a 74-year-old disabled woman in the passenger seat, took her money and then fled on foot.
Elderly woman carjacked in Commerce Township
What was supposed to be a quick trip for dinner turned out to be much more for one elderly couple in Commerce Township.
Lathrup Village Eccentric
Longtime Royal Oak resident Anne Scott is remembered for her giving nature and community spirit.
Scott, 72, lost her long battle with cancer Monday, but the impact she had on many people throughout her lifetime will not soon be forgotten.
Detroit Free Press
Art events for the week of May 19
Paintings by Diane Sicheneder will be featured at the 2013 edition of Fine Art at the Village of Rochester Hills.
Sat May 18, 2013
The planned M1 Concourse is envisioned to include a restaurant, members' clubhouse, events theater and test track, as well as car condos.
Teen Charged In Death Of Girlfriend, Shot In The Face
An 18-year-old Pontiac man has been charged with manslaughter after girlfriend died, one day after she was shot in the face.
Fri May 17, 2013
Where to Find a Dog Park in Oakland County
Summer is almost here and it's just as important for our four-legged friends to stay active as it is for us to go out and get some exercise.
Thu May 16, 2013
Cortez Journal News
Marjorie Jane Peters
Marjorie Jane Peters was born July 24, 1924, in Pontiac, Mich., the daughter of Wilbert and Olive Pearce Huntley.
Full plate: Genesee County animal shelter getting free dog food for a year
Tommy Wilson and Landon Wing put a leash on a female beagle before taking her out to play at the Genesee County Animal Control shelter in this Flint Journal file photo.
Wed May 15, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Enforce gun laws better, Oakland County commissioners told
That was the message from key speakers Tuesday at a hearing on gun violence, held by the Oakland County Commissioners' public services commitee at the county complex outside Pontiac.
Mon May 13, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Officials: Body may have been in home for week
Authorities say a home has been declared uninhabitable where the body of a 70-year-old man may have been for more than a week.