Ferndale Student Dies During Track Practice and More News Nearby
Also happening around Birmingham this week: Bloomfield Hills' director of public safety retires while a West Bloomfield man accused of orchestrating a ponzi scheme will have to pay more than $300,000.
You know what's happening in your neck of the woods, but how about the news nearby?
Every Saturday, Patch will bring you the big (and interesting) stories from Patch sites near Birmingham, along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
The Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety Director Rick Matott will step down next month after helping to train his successor.
Charles David Eizelman pleaded guilty to one count of false pretenses in August 2012 after scamming several seniors in 2005.
An unnamed 26-year-old man who collapsed while jogging in Orion Township died Sunday of unknown causes, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office.
One city leader is encouraging residents not to sign future petitions and stand up for fairness.
A 16-year-old Ferndale student, Mario Campbell, collapsed during track practice at the high school on Thursday.
Dish Network Corp, which owns Blockbuster, plans to close 21 stores in Michigan this spring, including the one in Clawson.