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Published February 27, 2013

KEEGO HARBOR — Keego Harbor police say they are pursuing clues and talking to an Orchard Lake family as part of an investigation surrounding a recent hit-and-run incident that damaged a police SUV.

According to Keego Harbor Police Chief Kenneth Hurst, the incident occurred Feb. 8, the night of a snowstorm. A Keego Harbor patrol officer was driving a police Chevy Tahoe and following a suspected drunken driver traveling southbound on Orchard Lake Road, near Commerce Road.

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Published February 27, 2013

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A new photography exhibit at the Janice Charach Gallery will capture the personal journeys that dozens of local Jewish women have made in celebrating their bat mitzvahs.

The gallery, held in West Bloomfield’s Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, will host “Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age” Feb. 21-March 31.

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Published March 2, 2012

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Keep an eye on your dogs and cats — a number of West Bloomfield residents are reporting that the coyotes are in town.

According to one of the residents, Donna Salkowski, the coyotes came across Harris Lake at around 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20. They then left, taking a path down Simpson Lake toward Middlebelt Road.

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Published July 27, 2011

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Warm weather should make summer fun at the West Bloomfield Family Aquatic Center’s outdoor pool go swimmingly, according to the Parks and Recreation Department.

Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Sue Reeves said the aquatic center’s outdoor pool typically gets busier as the temperatures get higher, which is what happened during a recent heat wave that had the mercury in the 90s for days.

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Published June 13, 2011

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Marshbank Park might have delayed its grand opening celebration, but West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation promises lots of summer fun for residents this year.

Although the park, located by Hiller Road in West Bloomfield, held a winter party last February, parks spokeswoman Sue Reeves said the grand opening party June 12 was canceled and delayed due to several unresolved issues.

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Published June 1, 2011

Combine talented artisans, good food, live entertainment and a little sunshine, and you have the makings of a great summer festival.

Beginning in June, such events are plentiful in metro Detroit. Here’s a sampling of just a few popular festivals that residents won’t want to miss this summer.

June 11-12
Clay, Glass and Metal Festival — downtown Royal Oak
In Royal Oak, one of the first big events of the season is the Clay, Glass and Metal Festival June 11-12.

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Published May 11, 2011

Picture a typical senior residence and images of bingo, arts and crafts, and green Jell-O might come to mind.

Walk into a modern retirement community, though, and you may be more likely to see seniors playing video games, heading out with a travel group or performing a sun salutation in yoga class.

Today’s senior living communities are not the stale, dreary places stereotypes make them out to be.

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Published February 16, 2011

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Classic cars will be moving from their garages to the showroom as the 59th Annual Meguiar’s Autorama gets into gear Feb. 25-27.

The event, which takes place at Cobo Center, plans to show off more than 1,000 exhibits of custom and classic vehicles.

Tom Brown of West Bloomfield is excited to bring his black and silver 1956 Chevrolet Corvette to the big event. He said he bought his Corvette on eBay about 10 or 11 years ago, and then he had it rebuilt.

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Published February 2, 2011

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A new report on the West Bloomfield Fire Department shows that the agency has been trying to do more with less.

The Fire Department’s 2010 annual report and quarterly report were presented to the West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees Jan. 24. At the meeting, Trustee Howard Rosenberg was so impressed with the annual report’s thoroughness that he wished that the township had the funds to send it out to every home.

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