Store employees are hoping to find homes for 100 or more cats and kittens from May 31 to June 2.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
American Red Cross of Southeastern Michigan shares ways local residents can support those affected by the disaster.
Dozens of people – including children – were killed when a massive tornado Monday afternoon ripped through the town of Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, according to the Associated Press. As search-and-rescue crews continue to dig through the rubble, many people are wondering what they can do to help those affected by the disaster. John Mozena, spokesperson for the American Red Cross of Southeastern Michigan, said the organization should know more later today about exactly how much help is needed. "We're still in the assessment phase of what's going on in Oklahoma with our disaster assessment professionals," he said. "You see the photos of the devastation and it's just horrific, and the people in the town have lost everything." …
The district says safety is of the utmost importance. Recently the district's lockdown procedures were shown in a report on WDIV-TV Local 4.
These obituaries were published on the websites of local funeral homes from May 14 to May 20.
Our thoughts are with the friends and families of these people with White Lake and Highland area ties whose obituaries were published over the past week: To publish an obituary on White Lake-Highland Patch, make a post on the "Announcements" page.
The group cited Kowall's work in moving responsible environmental legislation, combined with her demands to cut costs and remain accountable to the people of Michigan, as the reason why she was chosen for the award.
Emily Kreger, a Wyandotte native, is always looking for her next big challenge. But, why? Sponsored by Post Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Emily Kreger, a Grosse Pointe Park resident and Wyandotte native, says she's never been good at doing just one thing. For instance, just to name a few, Kreger has trained with the U.S. National Rowing team, ran the Boston marathon, practiced medicine in South Africa, graduated from Yale University and notably, swam the last leg of the English Channel on a relay team to raise money for Lou Gehrig's Disease. Here, Kreger shares her zest and motivation for life, and her advice for approaching goals, no matter how …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Storms are expected to roll through White Lake and Highland this afternoon and through the evening.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for portions of southeast Michigan, including White Lake and Highland. According to the alert, there is a risk of severe storms this afternoon and through the evening. "Damaging wind gusts over 60 mph and 1-inch hail will be the primary threats, although an isolated tornado will be possible as well," the alert states. Heavy rainfall is also expected with the storms. The severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday.
Students will have to attend another full day of school in June to make up for the day of instruction missed when bus drivers called in sick, according to the Walled Lake School district.
Students in the Walled Lake Consolidated School district will have one less day of summer vacation after the district says it was forced to add an additional day of school to make up for the day missed when a large number of district bus drivers called in sick. Nearly one-quarter of the district's bus drivers called in sick earlier in May, and the district cancelled classes as a result. WWJ-AM reported that the move was "an apparent protest" over the district's decision to outsource busing. Early last week, district officials sent out a letter explaining to parents the need for the additional day. "...we have learned, as a result of the lost day of instruction last week, that Walled Lake Schools does not meet the required number of days …
Here are five pieces of information to help fuel your week in White Lake and Highland.
It's Monday, and that means we've put together this list of things going on in White Lake-Highland to help make your week a little brighter, easier and more fun. For a full list of things to do this week, look at the Patch calendar of events. 1. For a good cause The White Lake Middle School NJHS students would like your support. "As some of you may know about 2 ½ years ago my brother Kyle was diagnosed with cancer. In April this year Kyle celebrated his 2 year cancer free anniversary, which is a very significant milestone." (Read more here.) If you are at least 13 years of age, vote through facebook. 2. For your information HVS elementary students raised nearly $60,000 for the American Heart Association at the school district's annual Jump…
Here are some recent job postings in the area, including a posting for on-call firefighters.
Each week, Patch will post a roundup of jobs that are available in the White Lake-Highland area. Click on the link to learn more about each job. >>>Don't see what you're looking for? Check out Patch's job page for more. This week's job highlight includes a position at White Lake Township for On-Call Firefighters. Job description includes: Other opportunities in the White Lake-Highland area include: Editor’s note: Patch cannot guarantee these jobs will be available when you apply. We do not endorse or recommend these jobs. Please do your own research about any potential employer before you apply. Have a job opening in White Lake-Highland you'd like to share on Patch? Post it as an announcement and we'll feature it!