Some women spend years training for competitions like Miss Michigan Teen USA. This year’s winner, Aneesa Sheikh, wasn’t your typical competitor.
For starters, she signed up a mere three weeks before the competition in late September.
“Honestly, I did it just for fun but winning...it took like a good week to sink in,” said Sheikh, a senior at Bloomfield Hills High School.
Since she won, Sheikh has noticed a few changes in her life, the biggest that people now treat her w
Over the years, I have written about gratitude as a virtue every man should cultivate. Yet gratitude means nothing if you haven’t mastered the art of expressing it. “A man should use every opportunity to express to those around him how much he appreciates their love, support, and generosity.”
As our “community” heads into the sacred season of counting our blessings and giving back to others, so too are all of us at The Community House, our leadership, staff and TCH benefici
One thing local voters don't like, it's been shown time and time again, is when politicians and organizations resort to deception, trickery or are less than honest when they attempt to gain passage of a millage or bond by placing it on an off-time election ballot likely to have lower voter turnout. But that is exactly what the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) appears to be doing by considering to put a .2- mill property tax for all Wayne, Oakland and Macomb voters on the Mar
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners passage on November 9 of a resolution urging the Michigan legislature and state environment officials to pass a statewide septic code is an encouraging development in a decades-long effort to address a public health concern.
State environmental regulators estimate more than nine billion gallons of raw sewage from leaking septic systems are entering the state's surface waters each year, with roughly 10 percent of the estimated 1.3 mi
Long Lake Road between the north and south leg of Franklin Road in Bloomfield Township will close for the day on Saturday, November 23, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) said.
The closure will allow construction crews to replace a culvert under the road, between Carillon Drive and Pine Tree Trail. During the work, residential and business access will be maintained, although the road will be completely closed at the culvert.
The detour for through traffic is Te
Shoppers are invited to keep their dollars local on Saturday, November 30, on what is now known as Small Business Saturday – a way to support small, local stores and keep dollars in the community.
Small Business Saturday is a national movement begun several years ago by American Express as an answer to Black Friday.
Even more special for those who visit downtown Birmingham are special incentives sponsored by the Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) – and Santa Claus. Becaus
The Bloomfield Hills Board of Education selected Patrick Watson, currently principal of West Bloomfield High School, as the district's new superintendent, on Wednesday, November 20.
The search for a new superintendent began after former superintendent Dr. Robert Glass announced in April that he would be relocating to New York in July, after his wife accepted a job at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), and he had accepted a position as superintendent at a scho