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Published June 1, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  The Secretary of State’s Bureau of Elections has determined that Township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste violated the Michigan Campaign Finance Act by advertising her campaign website on the township’s official Twitter page. 

The department issued a warning letter May 16, resolving the complaint.

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Published June 1, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In the coming years, the Orchard Lake Road corridor will receive a facelift as a new amendment to the township center district ordinance requires specific criteria for developers to follow, whether they are improving existing buildings or erecting new structures. 

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Published June 1, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Greater West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce held its 10th annual Key of the Township awards dinner May 10 to honor individuals committed to impacting the West Bloomfield community. 

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Published May 25, 2016

METRO DETROIT — Boating season is upon us, and whether you enjoy spending time on a speedboat or in a kayak, the wrong decision on the water can result in injury or even death. 

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Published May 25, 2016

METRO DETROIT — During the spring and summer months, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and local nature centers receive an increase of calls from people across the state about helping baby animals that appear to be in trouble. 

But despite our instinct to help, experts say it’s important to leave wild animals in the wild.

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Published May 24, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Road Commission for Oakland County is now slated to fix the Putnam bridge — which was closed Jan. 22 due to deterioration —  after the boating season. 

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Published May 19, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Surrounded by paints, laser printers and yarn, 21-year-old Akiva Pollock, of Oak Park, focuses his creativity on transforming a quote by John Green into a personal masterpiece. 

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Published May 19, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Growing up in Iraq in the 1940s and ’50s, West Bloomfield resident Salma Ajo said, the country was safe and children were innocent.

“Iraq … was the most beautiful country, and they had everything. We had any fruit you wanted … and we had the oil. We had everything, and it’s destroyed,” she said.

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Published May 18, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield residents will decide the fate of the Parks and Recreation Commission’s millage renewal in the Aug. 2 election. 

If the millage is renewed, West Bloomfield will be authorized to continue levying up to 0.3892 mill for a 10-year period, from 2018 to 2027. For a household with a taxable value of $100,000, it would cost the homeowner $38.92 per year. 

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Published May 18, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for his involvement in the armed robbery of Tapper’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry and the attempted armed robbery of Medawar Jewelers in Kent County, Michigan, in April 2014. 

Nathaniel Pembrook, 43, was sentenced May 3 by U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Michelson. 

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Published May 18, 2016

METRO DETROIT — “You look good in those jeans.” 

Simple words, but powerful enough to attract the right person — a person who may be looking for acceptance or for someone to love them. 

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Published May 18, 2016

METRO DETROIT — Last year, three local nonprofit organizations received thousands of dollars in cash donations and advertising as part of C & G Newspapers’ inaugural Community GiveBack contest, and now C & G is teaming up with Suburban Hyundai in Troy once again to offer the program for a second year. 

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Published May 17, 2016

The West Bloomfield Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting incident in which shots were fired at a house in the 6000 block of Long Avenue, near Halsted and Walnut Lake roads, sometime between 2:20 a.m. and 2:40 a.m. May 9.

According to West Bloomfield Deputy Police Chief Curt Lawson, officers were dispatched to the house to meet with the 49-year-old homeowner, who reported that he had discovered two holes in his garage. Officers located the two holes, which were consistent with gun shot holes, and traced the bullets’ trajectories.

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Published May 12, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Road Commission for Oakland County is preparing to rehabilitate 1.8 miles of Maple Road, and the project will be split into two phases.

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Published May 12, 2016

ORCHARD LAKE — Each year, Orchard Lake’s summer season begins with the nation’s largest high school fair.

St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair — which is sponsored by the St. Mary’s Preparatory Moms and Dads Club — offers a range of entertainment mixed with a Las Vegas-style gambling tent, authentic Polish cuisine and carnival rides. 

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Published May 12, 2016

ORCHARD LAKE — Today, Apple Island is mostly wooded and natural, and a peaceful oasis in the midst of a bustling community. Many people are surprised to learn that people once lived on the island, even if only during the summers. Over a century ago, trees were cleared for farming, houses and outbuildings were constructed, and sometimes hired help lived on the island to work for the families who owned it. 

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Published May 11, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A life without chocolate.

To some people, it may seem impossible, but for West Bloomfield resident Danny Zivian, 15, having chocolate means shortening the life of his one working kidney. 

“We only found this out a couple years ago. I was living my whole life enjoying chocolate, and then it was taken away from me,” he said with high spirits. “It’s obviously not the worst thing that’s ever happened to me, but it’s an inconvenience not to have chocolate.”

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Published May 11, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Michigan Secretary of State’s Office has dismissed a complaint filed against West Bloomfield Clerk Catherine Shaughnessy that alleged she violated the Michigan Campaign Finance Act.  

Per the complaint filed on April 15, West Bloomfield resident Lawrence Gray alleged that Shaughnessy had used township resources to promote herself to primary voters “1 foot away from an official poll location” during the presidential primary election, which was held March 8. 

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Published May 11, 2016

ORCHARD LAKE — Just in time to see the trilliums in bloom, residents are invited to join the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society for a three-hour tour of Apple Island May 21-22. 

The island’s deep roots date back to the Potawatomi Indians, and the historical society has offered the tours since 1968. 

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Published May 11, 2016

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha has garnered national and international recognition for her role in exposing the link between Flint river water and lead poisoning, and advocating for the children and families of Flint affected by the water crisis. 

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