News & Notes - 7/12/23 Farmington Press

Farmington Press | Published July 12, 2023


Farmington Hills Police Department announces promotions and new officers
FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills Police Chief Jeff King recently announced the promotion of two Police Department dispatchers and the hiring of three new police officers following recent retirements and vacancies, according to a press release from the city of Farmington Hills.

Dispatchers Elizabeth Jackson and Emily Mesaros have been promoted to the rank of dispatch supervisor, according to the release.

Susan Woodward, Colby Morrison and  Logan Kabrovich were hired as officers.

According to the release, there were two separate ceremonies held in June to celebrate the promotions and new positions.


Nature Center set to host Kids Fishing Day
FARMINGTON HILLS — Kids Fishing Day is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 29, at the Founders Fishing Pier, located at the pond in Founders Sports Park at 35500 W. Eight Mile Road in Farmington Hills.

Four hour-long sessions have been scheduled, starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.

“Children ages 4 to 16, along with their parents, grandparents or friends, are invited to share in the fun of catch and release fishing,” a press release from the city of Farmington Hills states. “All supplies needed for a safe and successful experience will be provided including a high-quality fishing rod and reel, stocked tackle box, live bait and how-to videos.”

Sessions are scheduled to run 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-noon and noon-1 p.m. Pre-registered families may choose the time for curbside pickup of supplies in the Founders Sports Park Ice Arena parking lot. Participants are then welcome to head out to a list of suggested local fishing spots or join the volunteers at the Founders Fishing Pier for instructions and fishing practice, according to the release.

The fee to participate is $20 per person for residents and $25 for non-residents.

“Dress for the weather and bring a hat, sunglasses, and water bottle,” the release states. “Adult supervision is mandatory at all times. Pre-registration is required.”

For additional details, call the Nature Center at (248) 473-1870 or send an email to