Madison Heights

Novi Company Honors Employee with 60 Years of Service

Excerpt: Like any other good employee, Bruce Pickard wakes up at 4 a.m. every day in preparation to be at the Madison Electric branch in Novi. He arrives at...

School’s in Session, But the Fun Continues at Oakland County Parks and Recreation

Back-to-school time may usher in the unofficial start of autumn, but there is still plenty to see and do at Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Head out for a...

Madison Heights’ InfuSystem to Provide Service for Infusion Pumps from Israel’s Eitan Group

Madison Heights’ InfuSystem Holdings Inc. has signed an agreement with Israel’s Eitan Group to provide repair services for the company’s infusion pumps used in the health care industry. The partnership...

Man’s Best Friends Get Their Turn in Oakland County Parks and Recreation Wave Pools

The kids will be back in school, but the Oakland County Parks and Recreation waterparks are staying open for one more weekend to accommodate another group of swimmers —...

Madison Heights Commits to Be a ‘Dementia-Friendly Community’

Excerpt: The Madison Heights City Council is raising awareness for those with dementia and their caregivers, making Madison Heights what the Michigan Dementia Coalition calls a “dementia-friendly community.” Dementia causes...

Soak Up the Sunshine at Oakland County Parks and Recreation in August

The hustle and bustle of a busy summer give way to long, sunshine-filled days in August. Savor every last moment of summer by enjoying a relaxing day at the...

Charlotte-Based Spartan Motors Launches Detroit Truck Manufacturing in Madison Heights

Charlotte-based Spartan Motors Inc. has announced the launch of Detroit Truck Manufacturing, a captive channel supplier of fabricated aluminum cabs for Spartan’s fire trucks as well as the cab...

Amid Lifeguard Shortage, a Need for Swim Lessons Surfaces

Excerpt: When Oakland County Parks and Recreation Manager of Operations Sue Wells was a teenager, a dark tan and sun-lightened hair were the true indicators of a successful summer...

Special Needs Students Learn Skills at Lamphere High’s Greenhouse

Excerpt: The greenhouse attached to Lamphere High School is finding new use as a learning space for special needs students. Read more.
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Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....