Friday, January 4, 2013
Senior Michael Rockwell achieves a dream he has had since starting high school; will march in football halftime show Jan. 5.
Patch regularly spotlights young people in the West Bloomfield community who are successful, talented and just plain awesome. Today we introduce the latest Whiz Kids: Do you know a local young person who deserves applause for academic, artistic or athletic achievements, or perhaps volunteer activities? We want to tell these stories. Email nominations to local editor Tim Rath at email@example.com, provide the information shown above and include a photo with names and ages.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
If you're going to the show, which runs Thursday through Saturday, review it on Patch!
Two months of hard work from the Walled Lake Central Drama club culminates this weekend with the opening of Flowers for Algernon Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. The show continues Friday and Saturday night for the American classic short story originally published by Daniel Keyes in 1959. According to longtime Central drama teacher Beth Rexroat, the plot raises an ethical question of scientific research: "if we can, should we?" The story is told through the story's protagonist, Charlie Gordon, a man with an IQ of 68 who undergoes an experimental procedure to artificially raise his intelligence after successful surgery on the novel's eponymous mouse and the difficulties that the two deal with as a result. The show offers a diverse array of …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
18-year-old Walled Lake Central graduate had no pre-existing medical conditions when he collapsed playing basketball Tuesday, according to Oakland County officials.
An autopsy is pending for a local teenager who collapsed playing basketball and died Tuesday night at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. Walled Lake Central High School graduate Bryson Salem, 18, was playing basketball at LifeTime Fitness in Commerce Township shortly after 5 p.m. when he collapsed, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. Attempts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the hospital at 6:17 p.m., according to the Oakland County Medical Examiner's office. Visitation took place Wednesday at the Southfield Funeral Home, with a funeral mass scheduled for 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Chaldean Catholic Church. The Medical Examiner's office noted that Salem had no pre-existing medical conditions which …