West Bloomfield

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...

Celebrate Recreation Professionals and Places to Play During July Is Parks and Recreation Month

Every day in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because...

WB Resident Has Signs Printed to Promote Peace and Equality

Excerpt: Like so many around the country, West Bloomfield resident Martie Lynch was dismayed by the death of George Floyd, a black resident in Minnesota who died after a white...

Cycling Association Offers Kids a Chance to Compete on a Mountain Bike

Excerpt: Not every kid can hit a baseball, throw a football or knock down a tough shot in basketball.But many children either know how to ride a bicycle or...

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

Jewish Dining Institution Stage Deli in West Bloomfield Welcomes First Diners in 3 Months

Excerpt: The Stage was set and more than ready to welcome its first diners in nearly three months Monday morning, June 8, as proprietor Steven Goldberg paused to reflect...

Children Spread Cheer by Leaving Painted Rocks in Neighborhood

Excerpt: Christina Kane, a resident of Franklin, and her two daughters, ages 5 and 10, were looking for a way to spread some positivity during the Coronavirus lockdown. At...

Local Seniors Step Up to Help During Pandemic

Excerpt: People everywhere are stepping up to help their friends and neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic, including seniors in Oakland County. Birmingham resident Jeff Reider, 68, was among a...

West Bloomfield’s SimScreen Introduces Line of Sneeze Guards for Offices and Businesses in Face of COVID-19

SimScreen has developed SeparationScreen virus barriers for businesses. Image courtesy of SimScreen SimScreen in West Bloomfield Township, a developer of portable two-way mirrors created for the education of health care...