JVS Strictly Business
More than 600 supporters ($150 & up tickets) of JVS’s employment services gathered at the MGM Grand for the annual fundraising luncheon. It began with cantor Penny Steyer’s Ha-Motzi blessing followed by all singing “God Bless America”. Devin Scillian emceed the program which had many highlights beginning with a moving video featuring the three Employee of the Year awardees – Blanca Fauble, Gabby Gibson and Mark Linear. Both the Business Leadership and
Bloomfield Township trustees adopted a master plan amendment of an area plan for South Boulevard and Squirrel Road, based upon advisement from Giffels Webster Planners, approvals from the township's planning commission and zoning board of appeals, and study of a 2017 land use study, at their meeting on Monday, July 23, but not before a contentious discussion amongst trustees and with some members of the public, including some who became so heated that they had to be removed f
Bloomfield Township trustees unanimously approved the adoption of an industrial waste control charge that is a complete pass through charge from the Great Lakes Water Authority, at their meeting on Monday, July 23.
Katie Fotherby, township public works manager, said the industrial waste control charge is assessed to all industrial and commercial business in the township that send wastewater to the Great Lakes Water Authority wastewater treatment plant, of which there are ab
With the Old Woodward construction nearing a conclusion, Birmingham city commissioners unanimously approved continuing the on-street valet program for a six-month trial period, the valet assist rooftop program at the parking garages, as well as setting aside an area on the first level of the parking garages for three-hour visitors, and not monthly parkers, at their meeting on Monday, July 23.
In a memo, assistant city manager Tiffany Gunter showed a comparison of rooftop v
Southbound Adams Road between S. Boulevard and Square Lake Road, on the Troy/Bloomfield Township boarder will close to traffic beginning Wednesday, August 8, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced.
The road is being closed for resurfacing.
The road will remain closed to southbound traffic throughout the project, with northbound Adams Road open to traffic. The project is expected to be completed in late October, the RCOC said.
The recommended detour for
Several people filed to run in the November general election for both the Birmingham Public Schools Board of Education and Bloomfield Hills Schools Board of Education by the filing deadline on Tuesday, July 24.
On the Birmingham school board, seven people have filed to run for three open seats, all of which are for six-year terms. Incumbents whose terms are ending, including board President Steve Scheidt, Vice President Jessica Thomas, and Secretary Jessica Thomas, are not
The Birmingham Schools Board of Education on Tuesday, July 24, selected Hazard Young Attea Associates to provide the services necessary to conduct a search for its next superintendent, following the retirement of superintendent Dr. Daniel Nerad.
Nerad retired June 30, after six years with the district. A native of Wisconsin, he announced he would move back to his home state, where he still has family.
At the June 5 board meeting, the school board named John Silveri as in
A suspect who robbed the Huntington Bank in Birmingham on Wednesday, July 17, was apprehended after he used an Uber as his getaway car, and the driver became suspicious of his activity and contacted Birmingham police.
Birmingham police reported that the robbery occurred at the Huntington Bank branch at 1040 E. Maple Road just before 5 p.m.
"The suspect came to the robbery with his own envelope and instructed the teller to put the money on the counter. The suspect then to
A resident of Bloomfield Village, within Bloomfield Township, was arrested on Friday, July 20, for the Monday, July 2, armed robbery of the Huntington Bank branch at 3681 W. Maple Road in Bloomfield Township.
Bloomfield Township police responded to the bank branch just after the armed robbery had occurred. They announced on Thursday, July 26, that after a thorough investigation by a multi-jurisdictional task force, James James Chaney, 55, who sources said lives on Bradway i
A Bloomfield Township man was arrested for physically assaulting his wife after they got into an argument on Wednesday, July 18.
Bloomfield Township police responded just before midnight to the 4100 block of Telegraph for a report on a domestic dispute. The victim told officers that her husband had assaulted her physically following a verbal argument.
Officers arrested Byron Lee Greer, 32, of Bloomfield Township. Greer was arraigned before Magistrate Andra Richardson at 4