Every Saturday, Patch will help you catch up with the big news happening in nearby towns, bringing you stories from Patch sites along Woodward Avenue and beyond.
Here's what's been happening nearby this week:
ROCHESTER: Stoney Creek Grad Eric Fisher Drafted No. 1 in 2013 NFL Draft
Fisher goes to Kansas City Chiefs with top pick in draft.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS: Bloomfield's International Academy Ranks No. 1 in Michigan
The school was rated the 18th best public high school in the nation in rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
FERNDALE: John F. Kennedy School in Ferndale Named Top Green School in Oakland County
The award was bestowed during a ceremony Wednesday at the Oakland Schools campus in Waterford; Roosevelt Primary School in Ferndale also earned Michigan Green School status.
Reproductions of five masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts will be displayed this summer throughout the city.
“I have learned a few things about being around a lot of women at one time, but it is not easy,” joked Sean Lowe, a Dallas-native, by phone on Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM: National Conference on Disabilities Coming to Birmingham
The First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham will host a national conference on the inclusion of people with disabilities starting Friday.
TROY: Coupon Book Entertainment Acquired by Founders' Children
An investment group led by Lowell Potiker, son of Entertainment Promotions founders Hughes and Sheila Potiker, acquired the company following its bankruptcy petition in March.
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