News Nearby: Officer Patrick O'Rourke Killed; Bank Robbery in Huntington Woods

Here's a recap of the biggest stories in communities around Bloomfield during the week of Sept. 9 to Sept. 15.


A lot happened this past week both in and around the Bloomfield area, and we wanted to make sure you got a peek at some other stories you might have missed.

Here's what's been happening nearby this week:

Berkley/Huntington Woods

A 911 caller tipped off police to the robbery.


As part of the Africa Inside program, Groves science teacher Bonnie Bartnick spent the summer volunteering at an orphanage in Nairobi.


Good, who pitched for parts of three seasons in the major leagues — including two games with the Tigers in 2005, is now teaching fifth grade at .


Royal Oak

Is Arts Beats & Eats a good thing for Royal Oak? Residents had their say during a more than two-hour public comment session at the City Commission meeting Tuesday night.

West Bloomfield

Officer Patrick O'Rourke Killed in the Line of Duty

From the time his , and up to the , Patch reported several stories regarding Patrick O'Rourke. There were also stories about the gunman, Nelson Coley, who ultimatley took his own life in a shocking series of events.


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