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League of Women Voters Hosting Candidate Forums Through the Area

July 6th 2016

League of Women Voters Hosting Candidate Forums Through the Area (Compiled, League of Women Voters Oakland Area, July 6, 2016) The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.  Here are candidate forums through the area: […]

Testing Finds Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus in Oakland County

July 5th 2016

Testing Finds Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Division, July 5, 2016)   The first mosquito pool testing positive for West Nile Virus (WNV) has been found in a trap set in Oakland County. Compared to last year, this is earlier in the summer season for a mosquito to test […]

FOIA Turns 50. Here is Why That Matters.

July 4th 2016

FOIA Turns 50.  Here is Why That Matters. (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2016) Washington DC – The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law that requires the Federal Government to operate with transparency and to disclose information that is requested by the public (including the media). There are exemptions to what information can […]

Pictures from the Huntington Woods Independence Day Parade

July 4th 2016

Pictures from the Huntington Woods Independence Day Parade (Photos: Howard Collens, July 4, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI  – There is a saying in Huntington Woods about the annual Independence Day Parade – half the walks in it, and half the town watches.  And as the parade wove through the tree-lined residential streets, there were many […]

Hazel Park’s Wilfred Webb Dies at Age 95

July 3rd 2016

Hazel Park’s Wilfred Webb Dies at Age 95 (C. Proxmire, July 3, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – A beloved member of the Hazel Park community, Dr. Wilfred D. Webb passed away on July 2 at the age of 95.  Webb was a State Representative and an educator and Superintendent of Hazel Park Schools. Webb’s name […]

Beheaded Stuffed Animal Hanging from Tree May Be Ethnic Intimidation

July 3rd 2016

Beheaded Stuffed Animal Hanging from Tree May Be Ethnic Intimidation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 3, 2016) Commerce Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 07-02-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 07-03-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  09:55 hrs. – Commerce Township – Ethnic Intimidation – #16-113178 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Gittins Blvd for […]

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic

July 2nd 2016

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, July 2, 2016) We are all looking forward to a fun holiday weekend, I know I am.  One concern we share with you is about traffic.  Last weekend we heard from folks who got caught up in traffic northbound on I-75 north of […]

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 21

July 1st 2016

Royal Oak Center Street Summer Concert Series July 21 (Event Page) Summer Concert Series Returns to Center Street The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts summer concert series, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union, returns to a ‘pop-up park’ on Center Street runs through Aug. 18. For six consecutive Thursdays, music enthusiasts are encouraged to grab […]

We Got This #1: Cheryl Salinas-Tucker, Owner of Rouge Makeup and Nail Studio in Ferndale

July 1st 2016

We Got This #1:  Cheryl Salinas-Tucker, Owner of Rouge Makeup and Nail Studio in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United States of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women […]

We Got This #2: Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale

July 1st 2016

We Got This #2:  Jaye Spiro, Owner of Mejishi Martial Arts in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United State of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women while also […]

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