LO Police Log Residents awake to alarms, alleged arson Sleeping residents on Newton woke to the sound of fire alarms Tuesday, Nov. 17. Lake Orion Police are investigating the incident and suspect arson....more >>
The North Oakland Community Coalition, under the continued leadership of Lauren Sanborn, Paint Creek Elementary principal and Coalition Board President, welcomes new members to the board: Michele Kunselman, Tobi Russell, Pat Kern, Michele Novak, Barb Shea Pote, Deb Motley, Ben Gerdeman and Molly Perry....more >>
Monday, November 23 - A resident on Crestwood called police because someone was knocking on her door. *There was an accident on S. Lapeer and Drahner Rd between a Ford Windstar and a GMC Sierra....more >>
1909: C. Northcote Parkinson, historian and author.
1924: William H. Gass, writer (Omensetter's Luck).
1940: Patricia Shroeder, U.S. congresswoman.
July 30th in history
1864: In an effort to penetrate the Confederate lines around Petersburg, Va. Union troops explode a mine underneath the Confederate trenches but fail to break through. The ensuing action is known as the Battle of the Crater.
1919: Federal troops are called out to put down Chicago race riots.
1938: George Eastman demonstrates his color motion picture process.
1940: A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1960: Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.