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Published February 22, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — “Approximately 60% of people requiring ice rescue were themselves attempting a rescue only minutes before,” Farmington Hills Fire Department Training Officer Lt. Jim Etzin said via a press release.

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Published February 21, 2021

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — The Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber of Commerce is planning a socially distanced fun event to benefit two local nonprofits.

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Published February 21, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Last year, even recreational baseball wasn’t completely spared from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published February 9, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Families once were busy running from school to dance class to basketball practice, and from family parties to hanging out with friends all weekend, but the past months have made for a change of pace that’s affecting how residents feel about the importance of their yard to their peace of mind.

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Published February 6, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For local residents, perhaps one of the best resources for escape and entertainment during COVID-19 has been the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Published January 23, 2021

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METRO DETROIT — The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association has been trying to encourage winter outdoor enthusiasts to “know before you go” to a Michigan ski area this season.

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Published January 22, 2021

HARPER WOODS — A school district is supposed to give children an education, but what many often forget is that a district also is in charge of making sure its students are well fed so they can learn.

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Published January 22, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Between improvements to Blossom Heath Park and cabin fever exacerbated by COVID-19 shutdowns, plenty of people from St. Clair Shores and the surrounding communities showed up on a cold weekend in January to enjoy the activities offered during the Aqua Freeze Festival.

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Published January 8, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After a two-year hiatus, the Aqua Freeze Festival will return to Blossom Heath Park, 24800 Jefferson Ave., Jan. 16-17.

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Published January 7, 2021

HAZEL PARK — Once upon a time, the Grinch tried to steal Christmas. But last month, he helped Hazel Park Youth Assistance to brighten the holidays instead.

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Published January 7, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Nearly 20 years after their newborn daughter, Erin, died due to severe heart defects, Tammy and Cliff Patton have given back to their community.

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Published December 23, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Have you seen a bear poking around downtown Birmingham?

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Published December 22, 2020

ROSEVILLE — Christmas lights have always been used to brighten up the night and bring hope in a season that is usually dark and dreary. A turbulent 2020 has made that goal all the more relevant.

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Published December 22, 2020

TROY — For the many businesses that call Troy home, being flexible and engaging customers in new ways has been key to operating during the pandemic. This is especially evident in the two major shopping complexes of Oakland Mall and Somerset Collection.

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Published December 21, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — While it is often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can also be one of the most wasteful.

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Published December 19, 2020

TROY — A global pandemic has nixed many traditions this year, but one that remains intact is people decorating their homes for the holidays, and the city of Troy is recognizing the best setups.

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Published December 19, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — As COVID-19 will keep many families home alone on Christmas Eve this year, one Grosse Pointe Woods woman has organized a stay-at-home event that she hopes will light up the night and make spirits bright.

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Published December 19, 2020

BEVERLY HILLS — COVID-19 has put the brakes on holiday parties across Michigan, but residents in Beverly Hills still plan to deck the halls.

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Published December 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With the COVID-19 pandemic still sweeping across the nation, the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter plans to host a virtual event to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Published December 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Is it just us, or has it been cocktail hour for the past… oh, nine months or so?

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