When Sally Cole-Misch received feedback from her friends about her book, The Best Part of Us, she assumed they were just being nice because, well, they’re her friends. But now that her book is out in the world it turns out they aren’t the only ones who like it.
“I've gotten, I think, one four-star review and all the rest five stars,” she said. “The really nice thing is some of the reviews, that the themes and the messages in the story are resonating with them. So that's re
When a friend of Ryan Sarver asked their mutual friend, Sydney Gressel, a pediatric nurse who was in the middle of preparations and training for the coronavirus, what he could do to help and support those working at the hospital, her suggestion was simple. A pizza party.
Sarver jumped at the chance to not only support the nurses but also the local restaurants in San Francisco.
“I called up a friend at a local pizza place near the hospital and had them make 20 pizzas and
Bloomfield Township's Lians Jadan’s career was on an upswing at the start of 2020. In recent years, the photographer and creative consultant worked on advertising and editorial campaigns in the fashion, automotive, and consumer products industries. Recent award-winning projects included creating branding and merchandising materials for Dshow, the annual Midwest advertising awards. A fashion shoot that set models wearing metallic and moody fabrics against the backdrop of steel
Former Birmingham City Manager Tom Markus has proposed returning to the city for a five-year stint in light of current city manager's Joe Valentine's resignation, which will be considered at the city commission meeting on Monday, October 12.
On the agenda is an item to begin the recruitment process for a new city manager.
Valentine announced his resignation this week, effective at the end of the year. He had spent 24 years in various positions with the city of Birmingham,
Bloomfield Township trustees scrambled to revote with a quorum present and approve the reissue of two general obligation bonds on Wednesday, October 7, due to a Michigan Supreme Court ruling which stated the governor lacked authority to issue or renew executive orders since April 30, which could have called into question virtual votes.
Township bond counsel Laura Basset, with Dickinson Wright PLLC, said that there were uncertainties with the Open Meetings Act relative to th
Bloomfield Township received good news from S&P Global ratings on Friday, October 2, when officials learned the ratings company had assigned its AAA rating on township bonds, debt, and said its outlook on all ratings “is stable.”
“S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' rating to Bloomfield Charter Township, Mich.'s series 2020 general obligation (GO) $1.9 million limited-tax special assessment bonds, and to the township's series 2020A $1.9 million and 2020B $2.2 million limi
With beautiful fall weather, Birmingham's municipal golf courses are inviting golfers to enjoy discounted rates to play Lincoln Hills and Springdale courses.
Cooling temperatures, changing leaves and reduced rates make it a perfect time of year to hit the links. Springdale Golf Course is scheduled to close for the season mid-October, depending upon the weather. Lincoln Hills Golf Course will remain open through the end of the 2020 golf season. Both golf courses offer a quic
Officials at Bloomfield Hills High School were notified on Thursday, October 8, that a student had tested positive for COVID-19, and the school is undergoing disinfection while staying open.
In an email communication from superintendent Pat Watson and Charlie Hollerith, Bloomfield Hills High School principal, to the Bloomfield Hills Schools community, Watson wrote that they were notified that of a positive coronavirus case at Bloomfield Hills High School, and the student wa
A woman on a walk in Bloomfield Township on Saturday, October 3, happened upon several opened packages in a nearby wooded lot, and contacted police.
The woman, who lives in the 4000 block of Far Hill Drive, informed officers she had found assorted opened packages in a wooded lot while out on a walk, and brought them back to her house. The packages were addressed to several residences in the area, and all of them had their contents missing. The packages appeared to have been
A Bloomfield Township woman who left her purse, filled with personal items, in her unlocked Cadillac Escalade overnight discovered on Thursday, October 1, that someone had entered the vehicle and stolen all of her things.
The resident, who lives in the 3000 block of S. Darlington Road, called Bloomfield Township police around 9:30 a.m. when she went out to her car, which she reported she had left in her driveway overnight. Sometime during the night, an unknown suspect took