Here's a recap of the biggest stories around West Bloomfield during the week of Dec. 2-8.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
A lot happened this past week, and we want to make sure you didn't miss a thing. Here are some of the biggest stories on Patch: Birmingham Police are on the lookout for a woman believed to have stolen a necklace from Flash Accessories around 1 p.m. Monday, according to Birmingham Patch. According to a surveillance video and employee testimony, a white woman wearing yoga clothes and carrying a yoga mat over her shoulder entered the shop on South Old Woodward around 1 p.m. and began looking through some jewelry. After she left the store, employees noticed a necklace was missing, police reports state. Surveillance videos shows the woman taking the necklace and walking out of the store. The woman is described as being around 46 years old with …
Three decades after its birth, what does the first 24-hour music network mean to you?
If the 1980s were your “wonder years,” and you weren’t stuck under a rock or living in Amish country, then a milestone Monday should set you adrift on memory bliss and back to a time when the jeans were frosted, the hair was super-charged and gas was a dollar a gallon: MTV celebrates its 30th birthday. On Aug. 1, 1981, viewers on a few cable systems in northern New Jersey were treated to a tight shot of the space shuttle preparing for launch and a NASA countdown, followed by the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll!” over footage of the Apollo 11 moon landing, giving birth to a channel that would grow to define pop culture over the last two decades of the 20th century and beyond. The first video–The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio …