Walled Lake

Walled Lake Schools Adds to Therapy Dog Program

Excerpt: Thanks to two donations totaling $10,000, Glengary, Walled Lake and Meadowbrook elementary schools in the Walled Lake Consolidated School District will soon have their own therapy dogs.Walled Lake...

A Michigan Company Is Pushing Ugly Holiday Sweaters To New Heights

These aren’t those gaudy old sweaters Grandma pulls out of the mothballs every Christmas. Fred and Mark Hajjar, co-founders of the online shop UglyChristmasSweater.com, make that quite clear. Instead, a...

More Than $2 Million In Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grants Split Among 78 Non-Profits

Seventy-eight Oakland County arts, cultural and environmental stewardship organizations were awarded grants of up to $50,000 from the $2.06 million Oakland Together Cultural Institution COVID-19 Support Grant pool.The grants,...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

Main Street Magic: Developing Downtowns for 20 Years

A commitment made two decades ago to treat Oakland County’s downtowns as assets has more than paid off as Main Street Oakland County marks its 20th anniversary.Main Street is...

Walled Lake Teacher Wins 2020 Educator of the Year Award

Excerpt: An Oakland County teacher has won the 2020 Educator of the Year award and a $10,000 prize from the Michigan Lottery's Excellence in Education program.The award winner, Megan...

Union Awards $3,000 in Scholarship Funds to Local Tech Students

The Oakland Technical Center Education Association (OTCEA) has given six graduating Oakland Schools Technical Campus (OSTC) seniors a total of $3,000 in scholarship money ($500 each) to help them...

Michigan Rock School Students Recording Album During Stay Home Order

Excerpt: At Michigan Rock School, the coronavirus pandemic has not stopped students from creating, playing and sharing music.In mid-March, the music school announced the launch of a virtual album...

Good in the Neighborhood: HVSB Partners with Community to Support Seniors

Excerpt: On Thursday, April 23, Huron Valley State Bank donated a variety of shelf-stable protein products to Meals on Wheels.To facilitate this program and maintain proper social distancing measures,...

Local Artist Releases Book on Plein Air Painting

Excerpt: Tamera Ovall has been making art for as long as she can remember.“I used to draw on paper grocery bags with crayons from Big Boy when I was...