Author Archives: Michael R. Fossano

Miller Lite to bring back a taste of days gone by

What’s old is new again in 2014. A favorite, familiar look for Miller Lite has hit store shelves across Oakland and Macomb counties this week, as the light beer has temporarily returned to its iconic packaging. As of Jan. 1, … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo’s Summer Safari camps for kids start June 24

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo is offering a lineup of new and past-favorite Summer Safari camps to keep kids occupied all summer long. From June 24 through Aug. 16, 2013, children ages 4 to 12 can explore the wonders … Continue reading

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Zoo welcomes female Chilean pudu

By Mike Fossano Visitors at the Detroit Zoo will be greeted by a new baby animal – a female Chilean pudu, the smallest species of deer. Born September 7, the fawn is the fourth pudu to be born at the … Continue reading

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Woodward 5 Sustainability Partnership to Hold Open House

By Mike Fossano The Woodward 5 Sustainability Partnership will host a public open house for residents and businesses on Thursday, October 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center, 4 Ridge Road in Pleasant Ridge. Berkley, … Continue reading

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Michigan Conservation Stewards Program

By Mike Fossano Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs and the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County are teaming up to present the Michigan Conservation Stewards Program training this fall. The program will be held September 8 to November 10 … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo Extends Hours for Holiday Weekend

By Mike Fossano In celebration of the 2012 Memorial Day weekend, the Detroit Zoo will remain open until 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, the Zoo will close at the … Continue reading

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Taking the Mystery out of Retirement

By Mike Fossano Macomb County Senior Citizen Services is sponsoring a free retirement seminar to provide seniors with information on financial planning, budgeting, veterans’ benefits, Social Security and estate planning. The seminar, “Taking the Mystery out of Retirement,” takes place … Continue reading

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