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A Grayer Michigan… How Aging will Impact Public Policy

December 17th 2014

A Grayer Michigan: How the Aging of the Mitten State will Impact Public Policy (A guest view by Public Sector Consultants, Dec. 17, 2014) Now that elections are over, policymakers and the public are grappling with issues that will chart Michigan’s course for years to come. But just what will that future Michigan look like? […]

Clawson School Board Appoints Thomas Reed to Vacancy

December 16th 2014

Clawson School Board Appoints Thomas Reed to Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2014)   After a lengthy interview process with ten applicants, on Monday the Clawson School Board appointed Thomas J. Reed, Jr. to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of trustee Linda Grossmann. Reed had been a write-in candidate in the November […]

View: Invitation to Rally Against “License to Discriminate” Dec. 18

December 16th 2014

View: Invitation to Rally Against “License to Discriminate” Dec. 18 (Guest View by Julia Music, Chair of Ferndale Pride, Dec. 16, 2014) It seems almost impossible that in 2014 our State’s Senate may vote on a bill to legalize discrimination. Michigan’s House, however, passed the bill and now we as Michiganders are watching Lansing to […]

Pontiac Project Excel Seeking Coats, Volunteers and Cookies

December 16th 2014

Pontiac Project Excel Seeking Coats, Volunteers and Cookies (Project Excel press release, Dec. 15, 2014) Project Excel is hosting a free coat day for kids and families on Saturday, Dec. 20 from 1-5pm at Pontiac High School. There students and families will get new winter coats and enjoy cookies, cocoa, crafts, singing, entertainment and other […]

Troy Public Library’s Countdown to Noon on Dec. 30

December 16th 2014

Troy Public Library’s Countdown to Noon on Dec. 30 (TPL Press Release, Dec. 16, 2014) The New Year will soon be here and we know that some of you just cannot stay up until midnight; so, come celebrate with us as we count down to noon! We will listen to stories, do a craft, and […]

Robbery Attempt in Bingham Farms

December 16th 2014

Robbery Attempt in Bingham Farms (press release, Dec. 16, 2014)   At about 8:15pm on Monday, 12/15/14, in the area of 13 Mile & Telegraph a Bingham Farms resident was approached as she was retrieving her mail from the mailbox.  An unknown male demanded money from the resident as she stood at her mailbox.  The […]

Ferndale Area District Library Approved by State

December 16th 2014

Ferndale Area District Library Approved by State (FPL Press Release, Dec. 16, 2014) The Ferndale Library continues to prove its adaptability to troubled times with its successful bid to form a District Library with the City of Ferndale and Ferndale Public Schools as partners. The agreement, unanimously approved in October by the Library Board of […]

Baskets Full of Love Go to Hazel Park Schools Families

December 16th 2014

Baskets Full of Love Go to Hazel Park Schools Families (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2014) “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” The quote by Mother Theresa also described the feeling Hazel Park resident and active volunteer Barbra Winter had when helping people from multiple community groups […]

Ferndale Approves Menorah Display (video)

December 15th 2014

Ferndale Approves Menorah Display (video available soon) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 15, 2014) A 13 foot menorah will go up at the Kulick Community Center on Tuesday after Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to approve the Hanukkah holiday display at their Monday city council meeting. The display will be up from Dec. 16 to Dec. […]

Auburn Hills Police Chief Supports De-Certifying “Bad Cops”

December 15th 2014

Auburn Hills Police Chief Supports De-Certifying “Bad Cops” (View by Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, orig. published on her blog at https://ahpdchief.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/no-bad-cops/, Dec. 15, 2014)   You might recall that I was appointed by Governor Snyder to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards a few years ago.  Governor Snyder has a policy that […]