Birmingham Public Schools and the School Community Partnership are inviting the community to welcome and meet the new Birmingham superintendent, Mark Dziatczak, at a meet and greet on Tuesday, February 26. The reception, which will be held at the BPS Education and Administration Center, 31301 Evergreen Road in Beverly Hills, is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to meet Dziatczak at the informal event for casual conversation.
An undisclosed amount of jewelry was discovered stolen on Thursday, February 7, from a Birmingham home. The home is in the 1500 block of Stanley, police said. Birmingham police said the resident contacted police about 10 p.m. on February 7, and said various pieces of jewelry were stolen from their home. Police are questioning a contractor who was working in the home. Birmingham police reported the case is under investigation.
Police are investigating a burglary that occurred in late January at a Bloomfield Township submarine shop in the 2400 block of Telegraph Road. Bloomfield Township police officers responded about 10:45 a.m. to the report of a breaking and entering at Jimmy Johns, 2481 Telegraph, that occurred sometime overnight on Tuesday, January 22 or Wednesday, January 23. The store manager told officers an unknown person entered the store sometime overnight and stole $800 in cash from the
Bloomfield Township police are investigating the theft of an iPhone that was stolen on Monday, February 4, from an AT&T store in the 2500 block of Telegraph Road. Officers responded about 12:05 p.m. to the store, 2510 Telegraph, after store prsonnel reported a theft. The store manager told officers three people entered the store and were able to distract employees while one of them stole an Apple iPhone 8 from the display counter. The phone is valued at $600. The store was ab
Police are investigating the theft of a $400 golf club head stolen in late January from a Bloomfield Township sporting goods store in the 2100 block of Telegraph Road. Bloomfield Township police responded about 2:50 p.m. to Dick's Sporting Goods, 2105 Telegraph, for the report of a theft that had just occurred. The store manager told officers a man in the store stole the head from a Ping G400 golf driver. A photo of the man taken from the store's video surveillance system was
Bloomfield Township police are investigating a pair of thefts that occurred sometime on Tuesday, February 5, from unlocked vehicles in the 300 block of Wilshire and 100 block of Hadsell. Officers responded about 2 p.m. for two larceny reports that involved unlocked vehicles parked at homes in the area. The respective homeowners told officers someone entered their unlocked vehicles during the overnight hours and stole cash and personal items. The cases are under investigation.
Variety Chili, Wings & Soup(er) Bowl Variety, The Children’s Charity tweaked its cold weather foodie fundraiser just a tad and 250 flocked to it at The Townsend. One tweak was substituting soup for mac’n’cheese, but the Rugby Grille didn’t pay any attention. They still delighted many by presenting their yummy lobster mac’n’cheese. The addition of wings was very popular and the other tweak, scratching the loud dance music, was much appreciated. “One can actually have a convers
Plans to renovate the kitchen and enclose the outdoor patio to create a four-seasons patio room at the Maple Theater received a positive recommendation on Monday, February 4, from the Bloomfield Township Planning Commission. Theater owner Jon Goldstein told the commission the changes are intended to stem losses from its current food and beverage business, which hasn't been able to achieve sales needed to cover increasing labor costs associated with running a quality food esta
The Friends of the Bloomfield Township Public Library will hold its second Second Saturday Sale of the year on February 9, offering thousands of videos and books. This month's sale, which runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will include library withdrawal DVDs for a dollar each, with regular DVDs priced at $2. This month's sale also features a small collection of Norman Rockwell vintage books. Additionally, the Friends of the Library will offer a Winter Special, which includes
Birmingham Public Schools is encouraging teens and parents to attend Traffick Stop on Monday, February 25, at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield, an educational anti-human trafficking awareness training and discussion, that will feature former Groves High School student Theresa Flores, a human trafficking survivor. The event, geared for teens aged 12 and up and their parents, is designed to help identify the signs of human trafficking, and who is at risk. They will also discuss