Latest Oakland County, Michigan Stories

2014-07-01 08:36:39

TROY, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTel Services - a complete provider of services for unified communication networks to businesses throughout Michigan and across the country, was recently awarded a contract with Oakland County, Mich.'s Oakland Schools for the purchase of a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution. Oakland Schools serves 28 local school districts in Oakland County. Plante Moran, in conjunction with the Technology Services Department, acted as the...

2014-05-07 16:23:06

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. For the past 15 years, the company has received the National Tree Line USA Award for quality tree care. Tree trim crews follow International Society of Arboriculture standards to maintain the health of trees....

2014-04-01 08:25:31

PNC Chooses Southeast Michigan to be First Midwest Stop on Six-City Tour BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PNC will present National Geographic's captivating "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" photo exhibition Sept. 14 through Dec. 30 at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. http://wovexhibition.org/. "Women of Vision" features the influential work of 11 award-winning female photojournalists in nearly 100...

2013-01-30 23:01:16

Work has started on a scheme designed by Kent architecture firm jhd Architects to extend Hartley House Care Home in Cranbrook. The scheme will provide additional specialist services for the elderly and dementia sufferers at a time when demand in the county is rising and the supply of places is limited. Kent, United Kingdom (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 jhd Architects' extension of Hartley House comes at a time when modern, well-designed facilities are increasingly sought after by Kent families...

2013-01-02 05:03:13

High school students utilize technology in a variety of different ways at the metro Detroit private school. By incorporating iPads and digital text books, the school equips students to excel in a digital world. Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 In 2010 Southfield Christian School made a purposeful decision to become a leader among academic institutions in the use of technology. In assessing ways that the classroom experience could be improved, this was a clear opportunity....

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'