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News Nearby: Former Bloomfield Township Supervisor Dies, Troy Students Break Donation Record

Happening around Birmingham this week: Police are investigating several assault complaints at West Bloomfield High School and a new Ferndale group focuses on those touched by adoption.

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:

Bloomfield

Former Bloomfield Township Supervisor Fred Korzon Dead at 89

The former teacher and World War II veteran spent more than three decades in leadership at Bloomfield Township.

West Bloomfield

Police Investigate Separate Assault Complaints at West Bloomfield High School

Both incidents — including one that involved an alleged ethnic slur — were reported to police last week and are under review by the department's youth division.

Troy

Troy Athens Students Break Record for Charity Donations

Charity Week benefit raises over $41,000 for nonprofit organization Angels of Hope.

Royal Oak

Ro Coit Spreads Sneaker Style in Royal Oak and Beyond

In honor of Black History Month, Patch takes a closer look at sneaker boutique Burn Rubber and its owner Ro Coit, who has attracted the attention of many, including rapper Eminem.

Ferndale

Ferndale Adoption Network Offers Support for Local Families

The growing group is open to area residents who have been touched by adoption.

Berkley/Huntington Woods

Huntington Woods City Commissioner Appointed to National League of Cities Committee

Jeff Jenks will help shape the organization's transportation policies and advocate for them in Congress and within President Barack Obama's administration.

Clawson

Clawson Bunny Brunch Hops Into Town March 23

Ready for spring? Tickets now available for the annual event at the Hunter Community Center.

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