November 25, 1969
Following reports of razor blades, pins and poison in candy treats, Madison Schools Parent Teacher Association recommends no more Halloween trick-or-treating, but wants a City-wide party held instead.
An $8.5 million bond issue is approved for major addition to Lamphere High School. To be built are a swimming pool, lockers, auditorium, home economics room, multi-purpose room, greenhouse, band room, three shops, nursery school training area, little theater, enlarged library and several classrooms.
Oakland Mall opens at John R and 14 Mile in Troy, with J.L. Hudson's as the flagship store. Tax income from the new complex provides a tremendous boost to the Lamphere School District.
Old Lamphere School is renamed Fred Hiller School.
12 Towns Drain completed.
Martin Place Osteopathic Hospital opens.
June 14, 1964
New library opens on 14 Mile Road. New City Hall, civic center site and library dedicated.
February 11, 1964
Virginia Solberg named Madison Heights "Outstanding Woman of the Year" by Madison Heights Jaycees Auxiliary.
New Madison Heights Fire Department headquarters opens.
Construction begins on I-75 through Madison Heights.
December 1961 Lamphere High School opens.
Incinerator Authority given permission to expand.
Twelve Town Drain project begins, along with work on the Dequindre interceptor sewer and the enclosure of Red Run Drain.
Woodland Park is renamed Greenleaf Park and six tot lots are built.
Municipal Building Authority founded.
Madison Heights Junior Women group founded.
Construction begins on East School and Lamphere Senior High School.
Madison Heights Exchange Club sponsors polio shot clinic. Dr. Leroy Neumann, a Rotary Club member, gives the shots.
Sidney H. Sixma School built in the Lamphere District.
February 1, 1960
New Madison High School opens.