July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

2015 CDBG funds to support several projects in western Oakland County

Nearly $300,000 in federal funding will be distributed to the communities of Highland, Commerce, White Lake, Walled Lake, Wolverine Lake, Milford and Wixom as part of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program in Oakland County. More...

Police/Fire

PUBLIC SAFETY

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Walled Lake man killed in fireworks accident

A 47-year-old man was killed Sunday night in a fireworks accident in Walled Lake. The man, identified as Scott Jeffers of Walled Lake, died of blast trauma to the back of the head. More...

OCSO dispatcher helps deliver baby in Walled Lake

The Oakland County Sheriff ’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a resident in Walled Lake at 6:29 p.m. on Monday, June 22 reporting a female was in labor and required emergency assistance. More...

One Minute Interview

Highland man pens book to help children, parents dealing with autism

According to the Center for Disease Control, about one percent of the world’s population has autism spectrum disorder. More...

Walled Lake School District

West Bloomfield man sinks hole-in-one, wins car

A roar of excitement echoed throughout Edgewood Country Club in Commerce Township when Sharkey Haddad sunk a hole-in-one at the Foundation for Excellence (FFE) sixth annual golf scramble on June 22. More...

Milford High School

MHS ski coach named coach of the year

The Michigan High School Coaches Association recently named Milford High School’s Marty Neighbors Division 1 Ski Coach of the Year for the second time in his illustrious 40- year coaching career. More...

Walled Lake Western

Western baseball players, coaches, parents volunteer with Miracle League games

On Sunday, June 21, members of Walled Lake Western High School baseball team volunteered during the Miracle League of Michigan games at the Southfield Municipal Complex in Southfield. More...

Wade’s passion of baseball keeps him coming back

Tom Wade has been a fixture in the Walled Lake Western baseball program since 1999. For the past 16 years, Wade has put in countless hours, volunteering his time maintaining and making improvements on the baseball field for the Warriors. More...

Turn-out good for Red, White & Blues despite weather

Despite on and off rain, dozens showed up for the 2nd Annual Red, White & Blues Festival in downtown Highland on Saturday. Those who braved the rain and wind enjoyed live music in Veterans Park. More...

Created Equal series concludes at White Lake Library this month

Two upcoming events at the White Lake Township Library will aim to spark conversations about the changing meaning of freedom and equality in America. More...

News

For the Venezia family of Milford, Quarter Midget Racing is a family affair

Jaime Venezia and his wife Jennifer began racing Quarter Midget racecars when they were children. Today, their two sons, J.J. (10) and Johnny (8), are actively involved in the Michigan Midget Racing Association (MMRA.) More...

Organizers: sponsors needed for Walled Lake movie in the park event

It was nearly two months ago when the Walled Lake City Council approved a budget of $1,000 for a movie in the park program and now organizers say sponsors are needed for the success of the program. More...

Long-time HVS teacher Richard Lauzon remembered by friends, coworkers, family

A teacher extraordinaire. A supportive colleague and dad. A family oriented guy who loved to take trips to Disney with his family. More...

Education

Muir Middle School team wins grand prize in ‘Clash of the Cooking Crews’ competition

Bobby Flay should watch out. These kids might be ready to challenge him on “Throwdown.” Fourteen Muir Middle School students, along with their teacher, Mrs. More...

Community Calendar - Post your event

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Please forward Community Events to insidesales@scnmail.com. Find more Community Calendar online at www.spinalcolumnonline.com Motor City Brass Band July 2 More...

Walled Lake Northern

Falzetta sets state, national, world records in powerlifting

Vincent Falzetta, a 2015 graduate of Walled Lake Northern, recently competed in powerlifting competitions at the state and national level. At the age of 12 Falzetta earned a black belt in Koei-kan-Karate. More...

Special Features

Tips to maintain a healthy herb garden

I can’t say I’m the best cook, or even a good cook, but I can say that adding fresh herbs can improve any meal, both in taste and in nutrition. Herb gardens are relatively easy to maintain, but there are important things to remember. More...

Get the scoop on pool sanitizers

Many homeowners enjoy the convenience and recreational value of having a pool in their backyards. Pools can be a great spot to gather on warm days, often serving as the centerpiece of summer recreation. More...

Liability insurance: do I really need that much?

“Do I really need that much liability insurance?” I get that question a lot as I evaluate a client‘s current insurance from other companies. More...

Events

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