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Published February 20, 2015

ORCHARD LAKE — Thanking the Michigan Humanities Council for three grants received over the years, the Polish Mission of Orchard Lake Schools showcased a hall of cultural items before hosting a grant workshop for the council Feb. 13.

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Published February 20, 2015

METRO DETROIT — Though it doesn’t feel like it, spring is on its way. That means one thing for local car lovers: Detroit Autorama.

Coming up March 6-8 at Cobo Center  in Detroit, the hot rod show, now in its 63rd year, will be bigger and badder this year, according to Peter Toundas, show manager and president of Auburn Hills-based Championship Auto Shows. He said some of the biggest television reality automotive stars are coming to Detroit, with more in store.

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Published February 12, 2015

SYLVAN LAKE — Sylvan Lake residents will start their morning by jumping in the icy lake and end their day with a warm bowl of chili Feb. 28.

Registration for the third annual Sylvan Lake Polar Plunge will begin at 11 a.m. at the Community Center, and the parade of costumes and the plunge will begin at noon.

Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Michigan.

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Published February 4, 2015

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Two Muses Theatre of West Bloomfield will draw back the curtain for the Women’s Playwriting Festival 8 p.m. Feb. 20 and 21, and 2 p.m. Feb. 22.

Proceeds will benefit Two Muses Theatre, a nonprofit, professional theater dedicated to increasing opportunities for female artists and artisans.

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Published February 4, 2015

ORCHARD LAKE — Seventy years ago, the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in southern Poland was liberated by the Soviet Army.

Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest of the Nazi German concentration/death camps, and approximately 1.1 million people were murdered there, including about 1 million Jewish people, 70,000-75,000 Polish people, about 21,000 Sinti and Roma people, and many others.

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Published November 19, 2014

OAKLAND COUNTY — After the scraps of leftover turkey and mashed potatoes have been tucked into the fridge, it’s like you can feel the seasons instantly shift: Thanksgiving is over, and the time for holiday shopping has begun.

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Published July 8, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  Shortly after Rachel Miller’s son Griffin was born, she noticed he wasn’t tracking or looking at people’s faces.

And at 3- to 4-months old, Griffin — now 12 — was diagnosed with Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a retinal degenerative disease.

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Published May 6, 2014

SYLVAN LAKE — Runners and walkers of all abilities are invited to participate in the 10th annual Sylvan Shuffle in Sylvan Lake May 10.

The 5k run starts at Ferndale Park at 9 a.m., with the 5k walk starting shortly afterward. The 1k fun run, which is designed for children, begins at 9:45 a.m.

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Published April 24, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Displaying floats and signs that support the state of Israel, metro Detroiters are invited to participate in the annual Walk for Israel and 5k run May 18.

The run starts at 8 a.m., and the Walk for Israel begins at 1 p.m. Both events start at Temple Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield and travel south on Orchard Lake Road before returning to the temple. The West Bloomfield Police Department will provide security detail and stop traffic while walkers cross Orchard Lake Road.

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Published April 2, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Highlighting 2013 accomplishments and 2014 goals and objectives, township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste addressed West Bloomfield residents and officials at the fifth annual State of the Township Address at Town Hall March 25.

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Published March 5, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Maintaining consistency with Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! program, Sheiko Elementary and the West Bloomfield School District have partnered with Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital to help reduce childhood obesity and improve children’s overall health and nutrition.

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Published March 5, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Showcasing West Bloomfield School District’s fine arts programs, the West Bloomfield Educational Foundation will host its second annual Festival of Music at the Orchard Mall from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8.

The festival, which is free to the public, will feature fine arts groups from every school in the West Bloomfield School District — even the preschool — including vocal, instrumental and musical theater performances. More than 200 kids, families and teachers will participate in the event.

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Published February 19, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Sixty to 90 days is how long residents of Deerfield Village and surrounding subdivisions along Maple Road will have to wait for an answer regarding whether the Road Commission for Oakland County will construct a new traffic light at Heather Heath or restore the Ealy Elementary traffic light.

Residents and township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste filled the RCOC boardroom for a public meeting Feb. 5 to request the light at Ealy Elementary be turned from flashing yellow to fully functioning for safety and traffic-flow purposes.

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Published February 13, 2014

OAKLAND COUNTY — The Michigan State University Extension is sponsoring a workshop for Oakland County lakefront property owners to create, restore and manage natural shorelines at the Cranbrook Institute of Science 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8.

“This is an educational program to help homeowners that live along lakes … to understand the importance of a natural shoreline,” said Bindu Bhakta, extension educator with the MSU Extension.

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Published January 14, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Township Public Library has expanded the number of tutoring sessions for Android and iPad tablets since the summer of 2013, adding additional sessions January through May.

“We’ve seen an increased need in our patrons coming in with questions,” said Michael Bruno, adult services coordinator for the library. “For January and February, there are more sessions than usual due to the holiday gift-giving.”

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Published January 4, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Re-creating the 1963 March on Washington, the West Bloomfield community is invited to join students and their families in the 20th annual United We Walk event at West Bloomfield High School at 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

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Published January 4, 2014

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Eric Pequeno, a West Bloomfield insurance and retirement planner, can officially say that he, along with five other international kiteboarders, has done the impossible.

Battling sharks, jellyfish and near-drowning experiences, the six kiteboarders completed a 3,720-mile, first-ever kiteboard relay across the South Atlantic Ocean Dec. 17.

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Published January 1, 2014

From the West Bloomfield grandmother sentenced for murdering her grandson to Keego Harbor approving the construction of the new Magnolia by the Lakes facility, residents in C & G’s coverage area were enveloped with both tragedy and new birth in 2013.

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Published October 30, 2013

SYLVAN LAKE — Two tons of pumpkins arrived at the Sylvan Lake Community Center at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, transforming the lawn into a personal pumpkin patch for the kids of Sylvan Lake.

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Published October 16, 2013

KEEGO HARBOR — Promoting healthy minds, spirits and bodies, Roosevelt Elementary School has teamed with Playworks for a second year to provide organized activities that not only introduce nourishing lifestyles, but conflict resolution.

Playworks, formerly Sports for Kids, is a national nonprofit organization that provides safe and inclusive physical activity to low-income, urban schools. The program began in Michigan in July 2010, and 15 schools currently participate.

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