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:
Harlan Parents Warned of Suspicious Stranger Incident Wednesday
A strange man "persistently" offered a mother and child walking to school a ride Wednesday morning near Adams and Binbrooke.
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The incident happened at a group home in the city on Wednesday after he caused a disturbance at a local group home and then punched an Oakland County Sheriff's deputy in the eye, according to a police report.
Council Chooses Dane Slater to Serve as Troy Mayor Until November 2013.
City Council members will vote to approve Slater's appointment at its Nov. 26 regular meeting; he will serve as mayor until the Nov. 5, 2013 city election.
Bloomfield Township firefighters assisted crews from six West Bloomfield Fire Department stations for a fire that started Thursday night and burned into Friday morning at Pine Estates.
The home on 3553 Pine Estates, off of Middlebelt Road just north of Long Lake Road, was occupied by residents at the time of the fire, but everyone evacuated safely, authorities said.