New hire hits ground running
GROSSE POINTE FARMS — When he’s not training for his next marathon or juggling a stepson and three young daughters, Tim Rowland can be found managing the city’s finances behind a desk on the second floor of Farms city hall. Stepping into the role of finance director, treasurer and controller after his predecessor Debra Peckgrossepointenews.com
Man goes to parents’ Oakland County home, uses brother’s old phone to download nude photos of children
A 39-year-old man was arrested for going to his parents’ home in Oakland County while they were out of town and using his brother’s old phone and a work laptop to download pictures of nude children, authorities said.
Father Of Jailed Huntington Woods Journalist Speaks Out After Son’s Release From Myanmar Prison
Buddy Fenster, father of Danny Fenster speaks out after the journalist and Huntington Woods native was released from a Myanmar prison earlier today. Just last week Fenster was sentenced to 11 years in prison by a Military court in Myanmar....detroit.cbslocal.com
Metro Detroit native Kristen Bell tells Oakland County to mask up in Instagram post
"“They will! But, we’re not quite there yet,” Bell wrote. “By wearing a mask, you can decrease the risk of COVID-19 transmission! We can beat this virus if we face it together – OakGov.com/covid .”The Monday post has amassed more than 130,000 likes and directs fans to stay informed via the Oakland County COVID-19 dashboard, which provides statistics, resources, and updates regarding vaccination.Funded by the CARES Act, the campaign also enlisted former Detroit Lions player Lomas Brown Jr., former Detroit Red Wing Darren McCarty, and Olympic gold medalist andchampion Meryl Davis.In March, Bell (hosted a town hall on Nickelodeon to help kids cope with coronavirus. Recently, she has used her Instagram as a way to connect with families, giving away packages from her and her husband Dax Shepard's affordable and eco-friendly baby product line Hello Bello, as well as to promote her line of CBD skincare, Happy Dance Earlier this year, the actress was the subject of tabloid chatter whenpegged Bell as being in the unofficial running to replace embattled talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, who has faced a major freeze-out after allegations of fostering a toxic and abusive work environment.metrotimes.com
Huntington Woods city buildings to close to public due to COVID-19
HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. – All Huntington Woods city buildings will be closed to the public beginning on Wednesday. The closures include City Hall, the Public Works office and the Public Safety Department. The library and Gillham Recreation Center will also remain closed to the public. The city will evaluate when to reopen in three weeks. Residents can use drop boxes to pay water and tax bills.
Woman faces second-degree murder charge for crash that killed Cranbrook Kingswood football coach
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – A Huntington Woods woman is facing a second-degree murder charge for a crash that killed a Cranbrook Kingswood football coach. Prosecutors said Wendy Ellen Bass was drunk behind the wheel when she struck and killed Ben Jones, 30, on the I-696 Service Drive in August. Jones was going to begin his second season as head coach before he was killed. Jones was killed. Bass was arraigned on second-degree murder charges and operating under the influence causing death and reckless driving causing death.
Turkey Vulture.mp4Published: August 3, 2020, 12:05 pmA young turkey vulture was given a second chance after Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) staff rescued the bird found trapped in a stairwell on a golf course in Huntington Woods. For more information, visit https://www.clickondetroit.com/
Detroit Zoo staff rescues turkey vulture, joins wild vultures
ROYAL OAK, Mich. A young turkey vulture was given a second chance after Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) staff rescued the bird found trapped in a stairwell on a golf course in Huntington Woods, zoo officials said Monday. Wild turkey vultures are often spotted near the habitat roosting and sharing food with zoo vultures. When the bird was well enough, it joined the other wild turkey vultures. One day, the bird was gone, and thats exactly what we wanted to happen.Approximately 25 wild turkey vultures linger around the zoo throughout the winter season. Van Dam said staff believes the birds parents frequent the zoo and we hope they have reunited.
9-year-old Huntington Woods girl says man tried to lure her to his car
HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. Officials said a resident of Huntington Woods reported that his 9-year-old daughter said while she was riding her back a White man with black hair in his 40s was sitting in a car and asked her for directions to the library. It happened in the area of Talbot and Newport on Monday at 11:45 a.m. The child pointed the way to the library and began to ride away. The girl told her father that the man in the car told her he had a video on his phone that she could watch. The girl ignored the man and left the area on her bicycle.
MoGo bike sharing expands in Detroit, southern Oakland County
DETROIT The MoGo bicycle sharing system is expanding in Detroit and southern Oakland County. MoGo launched in Downtown Detroit during the spring of 2017. When we see other people riding bikes in the city, we yell out, Go Mogo, Georgea Cole said. The Cole family, from New Center in Detroit, has been enjoying MoGo since it launched. We now have 620 bikes located at 75 stations in Detroit, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Berkley and Huntington Woods, said Lisa Nuszkowski, founder and CEO of MoGo.
2 men struck by cars, killed after pulling over on I-696 due to minor crash, MSP says
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Two drivers were killed on eastbound I-696 in Oakland County when two cars struck them while they were standing outside their vehicles following a minor crash, police said. The two drivers had been involved in a minor crash around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes of I-696 between the Woodward Avenue and Coolidge Highway exits, according to authorities. “A minor crash -- two male individuals get out of their vehicles waling around and another vehicle comes through and hits them,” Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said. “Right now we believe we have four vehicles involved, two male fatalities,” Shaw said. “If you’re involved with a traffic crash, it’s just a traffic crash,” Shaw said.
2 men struck by cars, killed after pulling over on I-696 due to minor crash, MSP says
2 men struck by cars, killed after pulling over on I-696 due to minor crash, MSP saysPublished: February 11, 2020, 5:12 pmTwo drivers were killed on eastbound I-696 in Oakland County when two cars struck them while they were standing outside their vehicles following a minor crash, police said.
7 Teen Dating Rules for Parents from a Metro Detroit Mom
A Huntington Woods mom of two teens explains what the 'dating scene' looks likes for modern teens and offers the teen dating rules her kids follow. It may sound clich, but teens today are in many ways different from the way we were. Since middle school, my husband and I have encouraged our kids to invite peers to our house. We supported open communication, so our kids talk to us, which helps them navigate the often confusing world of relationships. If your teen is ready for the dating scene, keep these tips in mind:metroparent.com
Katherine Norman Anslow
Grosse Pointe Farms resident Katherine N. Anslow passed away peacefully in her sleep at home Sunday, June 16, 2019. After graduating with a degree in music, Kathie went to work for the Detroit Free Press, rising to the position of society editor. She married Dr. Richard D. Anslow in 1962 and moved to Grosse Pointe Farms, where they raised two daughters. She was an active member of Christ Church Grosse Pointe, serving on numerous committees and employed for three years as its communications director. A funeral service will be Friday, Aug. 2, at Christ Church Grosse Pointe, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Grosse Pointe Farms.grossepointenews.com
Officials hail HUD housing agreement as win for more...
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. - Oakland County Board Chairman David T. Woodward (D-Royal Oak) and Finance Committee Chair Helaine Zack (D-Huntington Woods) are hailing a newly signed agreement between Oakland County and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a major step toward improving affordable housing options for low-income families in Oakland County. Access to affordable housing is a real challenge for many working families, said Woodward. The investment of millions in new rental and multi-family housing assistance programs over the next decade will improve affordable housing and address long-standing issues of inequality. This is a great step forward for Oakland County.Oakland Countys Community & Home Improvement Division will be tasked with working with local communities and developing new programs to ensure implementation of the new housing policies. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.