Friday, November 30, 2018
A man is facing a myriad of charges after fleeing police, crashing into a power pole and fighting with a Livingston County Sheriff’s deputy.
Capt. Scott Tait (center), a native of Brighton and a 1992 graduate of the University of Michigan, is retiring after 26 years in the U.S. Navy.
Police Chief Lloyd Collins has over 50 years in law enforcement, with over 21 years of that spent with the South Lyon Police Department.
As old man winter starts to deliver, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to slow down and stay safe.
South Lyon Mayor Dan Pelchat asked Councilman Carl Richards to resign during a meeting Thursday afternoon.
18-year-old Scott William Minton was sentenced Thursday to five years of probation with the first year served in the Livingston County Jail.
The survey will be used to help with development of the county's Transit Master Plan.
The Village of Pinckney actually owns the property but it’s technically not in the Village boundaries.
Some Hilton School parents in Brighton are charging that a kindergarten student displays occasionally violent behavior and needs help.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Judy Daubenmier, Chair of the Livingston County Democratic Party, says now that the former head of the Veterans Services Department has filed a whistleblower protection lawsuit against the county, there is a potential conflict of interest.
State Representative Hank Vaupel testified for a bill that would require drug manufactures to reveal how they arrive at the prices they set.
The $98,948 grant will be administered by the Michigan State Police.
The Salvation Army of Livingston County has set a goal to have 100% volunteers out bell ringing this weekend and is almost there.
To qualify, organizations undergo facility inspections to prepare their environments for individuals with autism. In addition, all employees and staff are required to complete specialized training workshops.
The suspect resisted the deputy’s attempts to arrest him, including using a Taser to no effect, but was finally taken into custody with the assistance of Michigan State Police.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents at the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center, this Tuesday, at 6pm.
Unemployment rates edged up slightly across the state and locally in October.
A recruitment open house is being held Saturday for area residents interested in assisting local first responders on scene at house fires and other disasters.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Motorists can expect to encounter intermittent ramp closures at the I-96/ Latson Road interchange in Genoa Township.
Adam Smiddy claims his firing by the Livingston County Veterans Services Committee was a violation of the Whistleblower’s Protection Act.
The complaint by Firefighter Kristy Polidan and Captain Kirk Stephens alleges Polidan was subjected to sexual harassment by Chief Ryan Volz, while Stephens was retaliated against for supporting Polidan in her complaint.
9-year-old Lucas Vetter of Rose Township says that on a recent tour of the department’s newly expanded main station, he got to see a hands-free CPR machine in action. That gave him an idea to raise the funds needed to purchase a second unit.
The township will be receiving $82,000 in community development block grant funding for 2019-2021.
Two men are hospitalized with significant injuries following a crash on Grand River in Genoa Township Tuesday afternoon.
The hospital’s healing ministry began in 1928, with a donation from the McPherson family of Howell, that allowed the city to convert a three-story home into a community hospital.
Kelley Decoste of Masters Touch was the People's Choice Award Winner, while EnCore 118 Custom Furnishings & Boutique was the Mayor's Choice Award Winner.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The investigation began in August after a woman said she was unable to obtain documentation for a $400 check she wrote Committee Chair Hansel Keene in October of 2017.
40-year-old Kinley Rae-Thomas Kelm pleaded no contest last week to the break-in at the Scorpions Motorcycle Club headquarters building on Milford Road in Lyon Township.
Plans to develop Livingston County’s Fillmore Park are coming together and a construction services agreement was approved by a county subcommittee Monday night.
Recognized worldwide to raise awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV and AIDS, the Livingston County Health Department says it is also a day to support those living with HIV and remember those who have died from the infection.
Council Member Carl Richards reportedly made comments about looking into the windows of Council Member Mary Parisien's home, as well as comments about her sexuality and the way she dresses.
The Brighton Board of Education says all the improvements needed in a 2019 bond issue cannot be made for $45 million.
The DDA Board of Directors has voted to contribute 18% of its annual budget to the city as a buttress for its general fund.
Monday, November 26, 2018
More than 40 balloonists will be taking part in the event, set to take place this Saturday, December 1st.
The lawsuit was filed last year by Howard Schrock against both the city and the Genesee County Road Commission involving an incident on Ripley Road in July of 2016.
Council voted against funding the annual city calendar but agreed to potentially seek sponsors.
The event will be held Saturday, December 8th, from 11am to 2pm, and includes pictures with Santa and his reindeer, bell-ringing, music, treats, stories, and crafts.
Township Supervisor Dennis Brennan says one factor is that the municipality will not see much revenue at all if any, and not for another four years at the earliest.
23-year-old Seth Blumberg was set to stand trial today on charges of assault with intent to murder and 1st degree child abuse.
The Economic Development Council of Livingston County works to provide economic development services for the area and contracts Ann Arbor SPARK to provide business recruitment and retention services in the region.
Trees are available to be sponsored as part of the annual Holiday in the Park event in the City of Howell.
Sunday, November 25, 2018
A program has returned again to help ensure that every veteran in cemeteries in Pinckney gets a wreath this holiday season.
The Howell Elks Club is again collecting deer hides donated by area hunters for its Gloves for Veterans program.
The submission deadline is Thursday, December 13th, at 5pm.
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Jacquelyne Tyson rejected a deal in which she could plead guilty but mentally ill with two counts of second degree murder and in exchange, the sentencing agreement would recommend a prison sentence of 20 to 50 years.
The ordinance is being based on the Village of Milford's ordinance with modifications for the township.
Officials say 2018 will soon be coming to an end, and with that comes the end of some member's terms on various township boards.
Howell Public Schools are in the middle of a district-wide campaign to help put food on the tables of the less-fortunate in Livingston County.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Over 15,000 pounds of non-perishable food and paper products and $1200 dollars in cash was collected and donated to area food banks and pantries throughout the region at the event held by local law enforcement agencies.
Jolyn McAllister was accused of stealing from a Genoa Township man who says he and McAllister were partners in a property management business.
The Board of Trustees will hold a yet unannounced special budget meeting to iron out their differences on yearly raises.
Two nights of holiday performances are planned December 7th and 8th.
The Howell Area Parks and Recreation Authority implemented a 2.7% deficit elimination plan in January of this year.
Livingston County residents are being encouraged to put away the leftovers, take a break from the crowds and spend the day after Thanksgiving at Michigan state parks.
A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held at their Herbst Road location, November 29th, at 4pm.
The Livingston Educational Service Agency's annual Education Project Snack Pack Drive runs November 26 through December 7.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
The contractor will be preparing North Second street on Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th, with plans to pave the road on Sunday and Monday, the 25th and 26th.
After the turkey is gone and the annual holiday shopping rush begins, it’s time to join in the festivities in downtown Howell for the annual Fantasy of Lights parade Friday.
Matthew Boeck was found dead from a gunshot would while hunting up north, last Friday.
A streetscape study for downtown Brighton would look at ways to make the city's downtown more attractive as a destination.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is among local law enforcement agencies conducting stepped up patrols in an effort to prevent traffic crashes and fatalities.
A hunter was hospitalized Monday after getting stuck hanging upside down in his tree stand in the Pinckney Recreation Area.
As the holiday hustle and bustle begins, Livingston County residents will start to notice the familiar Salvation Army red kettles once again – although later than usual this year.
William Pearson has spent the last 23 years as a local superintendent at the South Lyon, Mount Clemens and St. Johns school districts.
Steve Gronow of Genoa Township bought one lens from an eBay seller and the other from the Henry County Historical Society in Indiana.
Those traveling this Thanksgiving holiday weekend can expect crowded airports and a lot of company on the roadways but oil prices hit a new low last week, further fueling a plunge at the pump.
Community Development Director Tim Schmitt says it’s been about a 14-month long process and the city has received confirmation while awaiting a recognition ceremony expected to be held in early 2019.
Alec Pominville and Daniel Zeppa won the top prize at a county-wide competition for their idea of a mobile barber shop.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
The apartment complex would be located on North Second St. beginning in the 700 block and proceeding south.
Howell City Council will decide next month whether to adopt the ordinance that would allow the city to opt-out of all marijuana-related facilities.
The body of a Howell man was found in the woods Friday night in Oscoda County.
The former inmate at a jail in southern Michigan has filed a federal lawsuit saying he was unjustly attacked and sprayed with mace following a 2016 arrest.
Due to unresolved matters, the county allowed the initial summons to expire and, as a result, the lawsuit was dismissed without prejudice by operation of the Michigan Court Rules.
James Witgen of Fowlerville pleaded guilty as charged Monday to three counts each of child sexually abusive activity and possession of child sexually abusive material, and six counts of using a computer to commit a crime.
Improvements in technologies and to plow trucks will help drivers better prepare for driving during nasty weather.
Businesses located within the Howell Downtown Development Authority District are again decorating their storefronts to further beautify downtown and kick-off the holiday season.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Judges across the state, and here in Livingston County, will finalize adoptions for children in courthouse ceremonies on Adoption Day.
SEMCOG is awarding the City a portion of $60,000 to support road assessment management programming.
The event brought together veterans from various senior facilities.
The Fowlerville Area Fire Authority Board recently met with some of the department's firefighters to discuss options like a new building or expanding the current building.
WHMI’s 12 Days of Gleaners wraps up this Thursday with every dollar donated between now and Thanksgiving being matched by Ford Motor Company.
The Livingston Lamplighters Barbershop Chorus will be giving complete Thanksgiving dinners to veterans who need a helping hand.
The Livingston County Department of Planning's final lunch event for 2018 will be held Wednesday, December 5th, at the John E. LaBelle Public Safety Complex in Howell.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will make an appearance on Saturday, December 8th from 1-2pm at the Tyrone Township Hall to help out at the 8th annual Food and Pet Food Drive.
Sunday, November 18, 2018
The intent of the project is to support a surveillance system to identify mosquitos that can transmit Zika and other viruses, and to identify ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease or other pathogens.
A downtown Brighton institution for 35 years which closed in February will reopen next year with new owners and a new name.
The City of Brighton is working to promote public recycling in the downtown area with new containers that were recently installed.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Karen Lockwood has been sentenced to one year in jail and three years of probation as a result of two separate incidents that occurred earlier this year.
The proposed agreement with Huron Valley Ambulance/Emergent Health Partners will allow EMS to host a paramedic class once a week at the Public Safety Complex in Howell.
A Junior ROTC program for high school students in Brighton could be added to the curriculum as early as next September, if enough interest is shown.
Harvest for Heroes will take place Monday from 9am to 2pm at the Livingston County EMS building on Tooley Road in Howell Township.
The yearly craft show will help those shopping for Christmas gifts check items off their list, while also engaging local students.
Friday, November 16, 2018
A downtown Brighton business owner voiced his objection to the proposal for downtown parking meters at Thursday night's City Council meeting.
Ken Soerries is exploring options at rezoning so that he can split off a farmhouse and build a couple of homes for family members.
Community members are being encouraged to take part in a toy drive this season that will help a child in need at LACASA Center.
75-year-old Edwin Brown of Chelsea entered no contest pleas on Tuesday to two counts of operating while intoxicated causing death. In exchange for the plea, two counts of second degree murder will be dropped. Picture courtesy of clickondetroit.com
The event pairs Arc members with local celebrities for a walk down the runway to raise funds for people with disabilities and their families.
The Brighton City Council has taken the first step toward addressing new rules allowing the recreational use of marijuana.
Livingston County law enforcement will be out this weekend seeking items on their “most wanted” list to help support local shelters and food banks.
Livingston County Community Mental Health will be once again hosting a program as a part of International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Heavenly Acres pet cemetery in Genoa Township closed after its lease expired on September 30th. Genoa Township Supervisor Bill Rogers says there could be up to 74,000 animal remains buried on the 12-acre property.
Through Old Post Brewery's application process, a potential flaw in the City's microbrewery ordinance has been discovered.
K9 Axe with the St. Clair Shores Police Department was shot and killed November 4th by a man confronted by police after he produced a rifle following a family dispute at a baby shower. The suspect was then shot and killed by officers. Axe was laid to rest on Wednesday with full honors.
Brighton Area Schools students, with the help of the Brighton Area Fire Dept., raised over $45,000 for the St. Joseph Mercy-Brighton Cancer Center during recent Pink Week activities.
Today marks the start of another firearms deer season for hunters across Livingston County and the state.
The Homeless Continuum of Care recognized Homeless Awareness Week at the Howell Opera House with a student art work display and speakers sharing their stories of surviving homelessness.
Data suggests the Highlander Reading Express helped increase or maintain reading levels in more than half of the students who used it during summer vacation.
Michigan Department of State chief of staff Mike Senyko, who was the city manager for Fenton from 2000 to 2008, will leave at the end of the month to take a position as executive director of Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Testing has been completed on 74 of the 81 drinking water wells to be sampled, with results on 67 of those sites coming back as “non-detect” for PFAS.
Cases of the disease are down, but the County Health Department still urges residents to protect themselves.
Dog Town and Kitty City will now go before the Board of Trustees for special use permit and site plan approval.
The man was hospitalized this past weekend after accidentally shooting himself in the leg while cleaning his gun.
A shortage of inventory, a mismatch between salaries and the average cost of homes, and fees builders are facing are all challenges affecting attainable housing locally.
Candidates are being sought to fill a partial term on the school board.
A woman was hospitalized after allegedly assaulting deputies and having a meltdown in the middle of a road in Lyon Township.
The new agreement from the Economic Development Council of Livingston County proposes continuation of the partnership at an annual rate of $175,000 for a period of three years, with the option for early termination.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The Google searches of a Brighton-area man convinced authorities to arrest him. Among the terms he searched out was, 'Columbine High School' and then immediately searched, 'Howell Michigan High School.'
City Council held a work session to reach a consensus on budget targets for the next several years, after residents recently turned down a Headlee Override request that sought to generate revenue for roads and infrastructure.
The Arc of Livingston is holding their 25th annual Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show this Thursday at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Genoa Township.
There's still one vacant seat left to fill on the Pinckney Village Council.
The Pinckney Village Council met Monday night and unanimously adopted an ordinance to prohibit marijuana establishments for the time being.
The new program provides participants with shots of Vivitrol, which blocks receptors in the brain from feeling the high that follows after ingesting drugs, therefore aiding in their effort to stay sober.
More than 800 professionals attended the 28th Annual Child Connect Regional Early Childhood Conference Saturday at the Howell High School campus.
Livingston County residents are being encouraged to take a break from the crowds and spend the day after Thanksgiving at Michigan state parks.
Monday, November 12, 2018
A home in Hamburg Township is a complete loss and a family displaced following a large fire that started Sunday night and kept crews busy on scene for about eight hours.
Tracey Lynn Sindlinger is charged with ten counts involving her alleged embezzlement from Stein Electric in Manchester.
Another favorable audit is on the books for the City of Howell.
The hearing will examine allegations including those involving Brennan's cell phone. The commission claims Brennan knew of a motion to preserve evidence in her pending divorce case yet still requested employees help her erase its contents.
Disabled veteran James Rutherford will speak to an assdembly this morning at Howell High School. Picture courtesy of Richard Lim.
It's a passing of the baton at a downtown Brighton business where a new generation has taken over and the former owners have plans to move up north.
The Shop with a Cop program pairs up less-fortunate children with police officers to do holiday shopping for the children's families.
The yearly event will be held this Thursday, November 15th, at Marion Township Hall on West Coon Lake Road from 5 to 9pm.
Sunday, November 11, 2018
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston hospital in Howell is now offering the Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Program to treat patients with cardiovascular disease.
Local elementary students got a lesson in protecting the environment during a visit from Congressman Mike Bishop.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
A parade was held and solemn words of tribute were given, highlighting the annual Veterans Day observance Saturday in downtown Brighton.
The St. Joseph Mercy Health System’s Oncology Center in Howell will benefit from the Sheriff's Office "No Shave November" fundraiser, while Livingston County United Way will benefit from "No Shave December".
Using the example of a 2,000 sq. ft. home with an unfinished basement and garage, the reduction would save customers over $200 in permit fees.
"Facility Security and Staff Safety" will be the featured topic during the event on Tuesday, November 13th.
Friday, November 9, 2018
All four elementary schools in Brighton, as well as Maltby Intermediate School, now have "Buddy Benches".
Officials say a Dexter school bus driver intentionally drove over an injured deer to end its suffering while some students watched.
Attendees at Thursday’s event were asked what their “appetite for transit” is and given a “menu of options” to enhance and expand transportation services locally.
The remembrances will begin in Brighton Saturday with a Veterans’ Day Parade that starts at 11am on Main St. followed by a program at the Millpond’s Veterans’ Memorial.
Green Oak Township officials recently approved the last two bid packages for the project as it nears completion.
More than 1,000 professionals are expected to attend the 28th Annual Child Connect Regional Early Childhood Conference Saturday at the Howell High School campus.
Democrat Elissa Slotkin met and talked with around 50 supporters and members of the community during a stop in Brighton, Thursday afternoon.
Michigan State Police said the truck driver was killed in the crash that happened just before 6am Thursday on westbound I-96 at Kent Lake Road. Picture courtesy of WDIV-clickondetroit.com
State Rep. Lana Theis of Brighton Township was elected Thursday as the Assistant President Pro Tempore by the incoming Senate Republican majority.
A Hummer caught on fire in the parking lot of the Rite Aid store Thursday afternoon.
Demonstrations showing support for Mueller, like the one in Brighton, took place in over 900 locations on Thursday.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Rhonda Callahan and Sarah Ruddle say they were able to pay cash for their new permanent location, which is the old Fowlerville Library building at 131 Mill Street.
Gleaners estimates there are 1,000 area families who will need assistance to put a holiday meal on the table and with the organization’s buying power, a full meal is possible with just a $20 donation.
The Cromaine District Library in Hartland has announced winners of the 2018 Grant Sweet Memorial Essay Contest.
The assessment roll was confirmed, Wednesday, for the Bullard Lake Woods Road special assessment district.
The crash happened just before 6am at Kent Lake Road after one of the trucks became stranded in the right lane.
A local man who works and volunteers at schools in Ingham County has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a mutual friend's house.
Changqian Zou filed the civil lawsuit last May seeking damages to exceed $25,000 related to the April 2016 incident.
The Board of Trustees held their bi-annual meeting with Drain Commissioner Brian Jonckheere to update the states of the LRSS.
Efforts are underway to educate and protect residents from the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
For the first time since 2000, the 8th District will be represented by a Democrat after Elissa Slotkin pulled out a win over incumbent Republican Mike Bishop.
Voters in the City of Howell turned down a Headlee Override request while a Howell Public Schools Sinking Fund Proposal was also defeated.
Sheriff Mike Murphy said he was disappointed Proposal 1, which legalizes the personal use of marijuana, passed. He anticipates there will be litigation for years to come.
A road millage was approved by voters but Village Council pay will remain the same.
18-year-old Michael Gage Perks pleaded guilty under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act, which will erase his conviction if he successfully completes probation.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Democrat Gretchen Whitmer has won the race for Michigan governor, defeating Bill Schuette.
Due to timing issues, the City did not receive a refund from CSX Railroad for the cost over-estimation in time to eliminate the deficit in the McPherson Park Grant Fund.
Former Judge Daniel Burress and Howell Attorney Tom Kizer are appealing to the state's highest court a ruling assigning an out-of-county judge to hear a request for a grand jury to investigate Judge Theresa Brennan.
The Livingston County Board of Commissioners voted a total of four times for a contract with the Economic Development Council of Livingston County, but ended the night with no deal in place.
Monday, November 5, 2018
While incumbent Republican Congressman Mike Bishop and his Democratic challenger Elissa Slotkin disagree on most every major political issue, one thing they are in sync on is in not trusting the polls to coast to a victory.
County Clerk Elizabeth Hundley says for those planning on casting ballots Tuesday, they should be aware that there are time frames that are historically busier than others.
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority reports that homelessness has dropped 9% in the state from 2015 to 2017.
Sean Thompson of White Lake Twp. was sentenced in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday to one year of probation.
The man, known affectionately to so many simply as Zemp, would have been 99 years old on Sunday as the lifelike statue of him standing and leaning on a stack of books was unveiled in front of the Howell Carnegie District Library.
Livingston County Clerk Elizabeth Hundley says that historically mid-term elections run right around 50 to 52% voter turnout. In comparison, she says they’re expecting close to 80% on Tuesday.
The holiday season is on its way and the Livingston County United Way has released annual wish lists for local nonprofit organizations.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
The CoBACH Center in Brighton - which has been closed for the last few months because of a water problem - will be repaired and reopened to the public.
If you see a police officer in Brighton over the next two months, you might do a double take.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
A high-ranking state official got a demonstration of the STEM program at a Brighton elementary school Friday.
Today is the last in our series of profiles on the six candidates for the Brighton Board of Education Tuesday in the November general election.
After several months of preparation and analysis, the results of a community-wide survey and input session on the future of Downtown Howell have been revealed.
Eastbound I-96 will have the right lane closed from Zimmer Road to Dietz Road starting at 8am Sunday.
The city of Brighton is considering an ordinance that would make "vaping" - the sale and use of e-cigarettes to and by minors - illegal.
Laura Mitchell is an attorney who is making her first run at a position on the Brighton school board.
Happy families will be celebrating, along with judges, court staff, and social workers as adoptions are finalized for several local children
Friday, November 2, 2018
Democrat Gretchen Whitmer made a campaign stop in Brighton, today, rallying the troops to keep their "pedal to the medal."
Fowlerville Police Sergeant Jeff Soli is the latest to release a YouTube video as part of the popular “Lip Sync Challenge” involving departments across the country.
Schuette and running mate Lisa Posthumus Lyons, Secretary of State nominee Mary Treder Lang and Congressman Mike Bishop will host a GOTV rally.
It’s time to fall back at 2am Sunday.
To handle the pressure on the inadequate number of parking spaces, the city is also considered metered parking and the possibility of a parking structure, although estimates put the latter’s cost at as much as $9 million or even more.
While touting gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer and incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the former Vice President focused his remarks on 8th District Democratic candidate Elissa Slotkin in her race to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Bishop.
Terri Bankes is stepping down due to increased work assignments, but will still appear on Tuesday's ballot.
Sean Hickman is a full-time, tenured professor at Lansing Community College, where he teaches logic controller classes. He is one of the six people running for three, 4-year positions on the board next Tuesday.
Seven schools or school districts in Livingston County have been awarded state grant funding to improve the safety and security of school buildings, students and staff.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
The district hopes to bring in 30,000 canned food donations to help support the Gleaner's Food Bank.
Voters have the right to undervote if they so choose, meaning they do not have to cast a vote in a specific race or proposal if they don’t want to.
Located on the Shiawassee River, the mill was built in 1871 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Michael Thompson of Mason, Lori Davis of Wixom, and Curtis Caid of Brighton will serve on the Auto Theft Prevention Authority Board of Directors.
Students are participating in the Fleece and Thank You program to make warm blankets for fellow students undergoing treatment journeys in the hospital.
Officials say 2018 will soon be coming to an end, and with that comes the end of some member's terms on various township boards.
The Howell troop is the oldest in Livingston County.
Kara Totaro says she is running for the Brighton school board because she wants “to ensure that every kid is prepared for their future life, whether college or a trade.” She also wants to be a part of the process that will lead to an expansion of the curriculum and to new courses of study.
40-year-old Kinley Rae-Thomas Kelm was charged with breaking and entering with intent for the incident on September 22, 2017 that left the Scorpions Motorcycle Club in Lyon Township severely damaged by fire.
Five Points of Hope, a Milford-based nonprofit, will raise funds to help cover patients' bills at its 18th annual fundraiser Friday.