Southfield / Southfield Township

Oakland County Program Putting Local Restaurants to Work Preparing Meals for Homeless

Excerpt: An Oakland County pilot to feed people in the county's two largest homeless shelters and in transitional housing with meals prepared by local restaurants launched Friday, just in...

LTU Student Designs Hand Sanitizer Robot, Teaches Kids to Build It

Excerpt: It’s hard to find any fun in the many precautions demanded by the coronavirus pandemic.But a computer science student at Lawrence Technological University has managed to come up...

Lear Adds Production to Make Protective Face Masks; Face Shields in Development

Lear’s AccuMED facility in New York is manufacturing masks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stock photo Lear Corp., a large auto supplier in Southfield, today announced it has added...

This Oakland County Church Has Opened a Free Food Pantry Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Excerpt: In these uncertain times, it is so important that we show you humanity and kindness at every turn.7 Action News Reporter Andrea Isom shares another glowing example of...

County Michigan Works! Centers Open by Appointment; COVID-19 Unemployment Benefit Claims Can Be Made Online

Unemployment claims that result from job loss or reduction related to COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, can be filed online at Michigan.gov/UIA or by calling 1-866-500-0017.Affected workers were...

Looking For Quality of Life? Look No Further Than Oakland County

Whether they come for the schools, the sense of community or the job opportunities, Oakland County often becomes a lifelong home for its residents.For David Ross, the diverse cultures...

Southfield’s Ciena Healthcare Celebrates Grand Opening of Detroit Nursing Center

Ciena Healthcare has opened a new nursing center in Detroit. Photo courtesy of Ciena Healthcare Ciena Healthcare, a Southfield-based manager and operator of nursing and rehabilitation centers in Michigan, celebrated...

New Self-Serve Kiosks at Meijer Stores Offer License Plate Tabs, Registration Renewals

Excerpt: Looking for a way to get new license plate tabs in minutes, rather than visit a Secretary of State branch or wait for them to arrive by mail?How...

Southfield’s Denso Partners with California’s Drishti Technologies to Optimize Manufacturing, Introduces New Robots

Denso’s LPH robot is designed for companies that are new to automation, reinvent their product lines, and entrepreneurs launching new devices.  Photo courtesy of Denso Denso, a mobility supplier in...
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Innovators. Inventors. Entrepreneurs.

By state and national standards, Oakland County is a hotbed of innovation. Inventors in the county filed for 1,821 patents in 2015, the last year for which there is published...