February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Donations, sponsorships sought for Wixom Playground Enhancement Program

Donations and sponsorships are currently being sought for the Wixom Playground Enhancement Program, which will bring a new play structure to the City’s Civic Center Park. More...

Lakefront Magazine & Special Sections




Corrections and clarifications

The Spinal Column welcomes comments and suggestions, or complaints about errors that warrant correction. If you believe we have made an error, messages can be sent to editor Ali Armstrong at editor@scnmail.com or left at 248-360-7355 ext. 12. More...

Fundraiser at Comeback Inn to support Highland family with medical expenses

A fundraiser will be held to benefit the Vincenzetti family and ‘Brave Princess Leah’ this Friday, February 27 at Highland’s Comeback Inn. More...

White Lake Township nearing sale of 16-acre horse farm on Porter Road

White Lake Township is moving closer to finalizing the sale of 2444 Porter Road, a three bedroom, two bath, 16- acre horse farm on the north end of the Township. More...

Huron Valley School District

Huron Valley students receive awards, recognition at 2015 Great Lakes Trade Show

Congratulations to the Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) programs from Huron Valley Schools. More...

Walled Lake School District

KLAA gymnastics conference recap

Walled Lake Central High School was the host for the 2015 KLAA Gymnastics Conference Saturday, February 21. More...

Walled Lake Northern performing arts presents ‘Cinderella’

Walled Lake Northern High School performing arts presents “Cinderella”, February 27-28 and March 1, 6-8. This Enchanted Edition of “Cinderella” is based on the 1997 teleplay. More...

Middle school football boosters set goal to raise $24,000 by May 1 deadline

The WLCSD’s Middle School Football Boosters are on a mission to raise $24,000 by May 1 to save the middle school football program for the 2015 school year. More...


WL City Championship remains at Central

The Walled Lake City Championship for boys’ swimming/ diving was hosted by Walled Lake Northern High School on Tuesday, February 10. It was an exciting swim meet as swimmers from Western, Central and Northern battled it out in the pool. More...

KLAA wrestlers advance to state finals

Twelve wrestlers from the KLAA Lakes Conference have advanced to state finals after finishing in the top four spots in their weight class at the Howell regional tournament on Saturday. More...

Village Bar and Kitchen opens today in Milford

Bring your family and friends and step into the rustic charm of Village Bar and Kitchen, where you’ll enjoy gourmet American foods with local roots. Located at 525 North Main St. More...

Highland teen who threatened to ‘shoot up’ MHS arrested

A 14-year-old Highland Township teen who threatened to “shoot up Milford High School like Columbine” has been arrested. More...

There is still time to nominate someone for ’20 under 40’

There is still time to send in your nominations for ’20 under 40’, a new award program focused on honoring outstanding young leaders in western Oakland County. More...





Thomas Rue Hamill

Thomas Rue Hamill died peacefully at his home in Huntington Woods on February 13, 2015. More...

Correction Notice

An apology

An anonymous letter to the editor which appeared in yesterday’s February 25, 2015 Spinal Column Newsweekly has prompted several complaints and led to our apology to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Snyder, Capt. More...

One Minute Interview

One-Minute with Susan Erspamer

Alzheimer’s Association V.P. discusses local chapter initiatives, resources

Editor’s note:This article has been reprinted. More...

Arts & Entertainment

MHS graduate to perform at HVCA’s February Classical Series

Dr. Steven Marx, a professor of trumpet at Colorado State University, will perform diverse works at the Huron Valley Council of the Arts as February’s Classical Series performer this Saturday. More...

Mini-golf tournament this weekend at White Lake Township Library

Despite recent cold temperatures, event organizers are expecting a big crowd at this year’s mini-golf tournament at the White Lake Township Library on March 1. More...

St. Mary’s Preparatory Musicians to perform at LOTOS Jazz Festival

Fourteen students from the Orchard Lake St. More...

St. Catherine of Siena Academy

St. Catherine Stars cheer advance to regionals

Congratulations to the St. Catherine of Siena Academy Stars whose varsity competitive cheer will advance to the regionals with a final score of 663.7 (Photo courtesy of St. Catherine of Siena Academy.) More...

Community Calendar - Post your event


Please forward Community Events to insidesales@scnmail.com. Find more Community Calendar online at www.spinalcolumnonline.com English Oaks Open House February 26 More...

Lakeland High School

History repeats itself as Eagles’ swim team named KLAA division champs

Coaches agree that it’s very challenging to win a title, but many agree it’s even harder to repeat as champions. More...

Walled Lake Central

Middle school football boosters set goal to raise $24,000 by May 1 deadline

The WLCSD’s Middle School Football Boosters are on a mission to raise $24,000 by May 1 to save the middle school football program for the 2015 school year. More...