Cari DeLamielleure-Scott


Published November 16, 2016

KEEGO HARBOR — Could a farmers and artisans market be in Keego Harbor’s future? 

The idea is growing rapidly.

Jean Smith, who is the current Dodge Park Farmers Market manager in Sterling Heights, and Michele Goldman approached the Keego Harbor City Council Oct. 20 to discuss implementing a market that would be backed by the city. 

Smith’s credentials also include initiating the winter farmers market in Farmington, which is now in its eighth season, and both Smith and Goldman are certified with the Michigan Farmers Market Association.

Read More

Published November 9, 2016

PONTIAC — As a result of a $50,000 grant awarded by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, Oakland Family Services in Pontiac is expanding and enhancing its Before 3 to Succeed initiative. 

Before 3 to Succeed is an early childhood campaign designed to inform the public about the importance of early development, to assess children’s level of development and to offer programming for children who are developmentally delayed and their families. 

Read More

Published November 8, 2016

KEEGO HARBOR — The future of a Keego Harbor program that assists senior residents with plowing their driveways is being disputed again.

The snow removal service was discussed at the Oct. 20 City Council meeting, but it was tabled for a second time — it was postponed last year — and it is now slated to be discussed at the Nov. 17 meeting. 

Read More

Published November 8, 2016

SYLVAN LAKE — Cheers! 

It’s time to dust off and open up that lone bottle of wine sitting on your counter. 

The Sylvan Lake Parks and Recreation Committee will host its annual Harvest Wine Tasting at the Sylvan Lake Community Center 7-9 p.m. Nov. 18. The adult-only event has been taking place in the city for at least six years. 

Read More

Published November 3, 2016

KEEGO HARBOR — Two hundred eighty-three veterans are laid to rest at Pine Lake Cemetery in West Bloomfield. 

But for the Beebe family, formerly of Keego Harbor, Ralph Beebe remains lost at sea after he went down with the USS Quincy in 1942. 

Read More

Published November 3, 2016

METRO DETROIT — Michigan is making it easier for those with disabilities to save money without risking their state or federal disability benefits. 

On Nov. 1, Michigan became the fifth state to offer such a program, and enrollment opened for MiABLE —  Michigan Achieving a Better Life Experience — accounts, which are 529 (A) savings accounts that offer investment and tax incentives for families and others who wish to save for individuals with disabilities.

Gov. Rick Snyder also proclaimed Nov. 1 MiABLE day in Michigan. 

Read More

Published November 2, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In the 1980s, Ina Pinkney and her husband would go to restaurants for breakfast every day. 

But because pastry chefs were not prominent in that era, she said, the food was “boring” and the coffee was “awful,” especially because no one was roasting coffee beans. 

“We had a list of restaurants on the back door of my house. We had to figure out what we wanted to eat first,” she said, explaining that if they wanted omelets, they went to one restaurant. Pancakes? They’d go elsewhere.

Read More

Published October 26, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Lillian and Samuel Hechtman Apartments, part of Jewish Senior Life, on Maple Road at around 1:35 p.m. Oct. 11. 

Prior to the alarm activating, staff members reportedly smelled smoke in the building and began searching for the source. The fire was located in an apartment on the first floor. Staff members assisted the resident to safety and used a fire extinguisher to try to extinguish the fire, according to a press release.

Read More

Published October 25, 2016

OAKLAND COUNTY — Domestic violence does not discriminate.

In fact, 1 in 3 Michigan families are impacted by domestic violence, and while women are the victims in 85 to 95 percent of all reported domestic violence cases, any person of any age, gender, economic status or race can be a victim.

From intimidation, to withholding money,  to sexual assault — to name a few —  domestic violence has many faces.

Read More

Published October 25, 2016

The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan opened an exhibit Sept. 8 at the Detroit Historical Museum that honors baseball’s minority heroes.

“Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American,” which was originally organized by the National Museum of American Jewish History, is on display through Nov. 27 and highlights what baseball meant to minorities and how they used the sport to fit in with American culture.

Read More

Published October 25, 2016

Is the pair of shoes you bought a few years ago collecting dust in your closet?

Put them to good use by donating them to someone in need during an upcoming local shoe drive.

The Southfield-based National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Detroit Section, is sponsoring the annual Shoes to Share drive through Oct. 28 to support children and adults in Oakland and Wayne counties.

Read More

Published October 25, 2016

OAKLAND COUNTY — Domestic violence does not discriminate. 

In fact, 1 in 3 Michigan families are impacted by domestic violence, and while women are the victims in 85-95 percent of all reported domestic violence cases, any person of any age, gender, economic status or race can be a victim.

From intimidation to withholding money to sexual assault — to name a few — domestic violence has many faces. 

Read More

Published October 20, 2016

C&G Newspapers

A trial is scheduled for early 2017 for the former Hawaii Police Department officer who allegedly struck and killed a cyclist from West Bloomfield in 2015.

On March 1, 2015, West Bloomfield resident Jeffrey Surnow was cycling east of South Kohala, Hawaii, when he was struck by an on-duty police officer, who reported the crash at around 6:25 a.m. local time, the Hawaii Police Department said in a release back in March 2015. Surnow was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:25 a.m.

Read More

Published October 19, 2016

C&G Newspapers

WEST BLOOMFIELD/KEEGO HARBOR — Calling all witches and ghouls!

Are you looking for some spooky activities this season? 

Halloween events that are sure to fill your ghostly needs are popping up around the greater West Bloomfield area for kids of all ages. 

Read More

Published October 19, 2016

METRO DETROIT — How protected is your home? 

October is National Crime Prevention Month, and police and security officials are encouraging homeowners to evaluate their home’s level of security. 

In December 2012, the University of North Carolina released a study that evaluated decisions to burglarize from the offender’s perspective. The results indicated that most offenders were deterred by alarms. 

Read More

Upcoming Events

Troy
Free Brunch and Learn program
9:30-11 a.m.
Troy Community Center
Clinton Township
Breast cancer recurrenceĀ prevention class
6:15-8 p.m.
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Harper Woods
Recipe exchange club
1:30 p.m.
Harper Woods Public Library
Troy
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group
10 a.m.-noon
Troy Community Center
Troy
Troy preschool expo
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Troy Community Center

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.