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“Expectations” Trump “Hope” as Pontiac School Board Members Swear In (video)

January 6th 2015

“Expectations” Trump “Hope” as Pontiac School Board Members Swear In (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) “We don’t say ‘we hope’ anymore. We say ‘we expect.’” The concept is one surrounding every decision made at Pontiac Schools, and when Superintendent Kelley Williams brought it up at the Jan. 5, 2015 School Board meeting it […]

State Rep. Jeremy Moss Sworn In, Ready to Work on…

January 6th 2015

State Rep. Jeremy Moss Sworn In, Ready to Work on State Funding Issues (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) With family and supporters all around, freshman State Representative Jeremy Moss of Southfield was ceremoniously sworn in Monday evening at Southfield City Hall. Moss now represents the 35th District, serving Southfield, Lathrup Village, Beverly Hills, Bingham […]

Just Baked Closes Shop

January 6th 2015

Just Baked Closes Shop (C. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) The cupcake-themed chain Just Baked announced Monday they would be closing all of their stores except four franchise locations, according to the Detroit Free Press. A statement by Pam Turkin, founder of the business, said “After carefully evaluating our business operations, and how best to move […]

Woods Gallery “Group of Girls 2” Art Reception Jan. 23

January 5th 2015

Woods Gallery “Group of Girls 2” Art Reception Jan. 23 (Woods Gallery, Jan. 5, 2015) Come see a current showcase of women in Detroit art. This exhibit features art by Gail Borowski, Christina Czana, JulieFournier, Took Gallagher, Lisa Goedert, Lisa Grix, Lindsey Harnish, Peggy Kerwin, Nancy Kozowski, Terri Light, Mara Magyarosi, Linda Mendelson, Risa Mendelson, […]

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12

January 5th 2015

Oak Park May Lose Jewish Community Center, Meeting Jan 12 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 5, 2015) Oak Park could lose the Jewish Community Center, and a meeting has been set for Jan. 12 to give community members an opportunity to talk about it before it happens. The center offers a gathering space for the community, a […]

Waterwork Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter

January 5th 2015

Waterworks Gives Plumbing Tips for Winter (Guest Column by David Greylen of Waterwork Plumbing. Dec. 2, 2014,republished Jan. 5, 2015) NOTE: Waterworks Plumbing is a sponsor of The Oakland County 115 News Hub. This informative guest column is NOT paid advertising, but readers should be aware that the author does advertise with us. The plumbing […]

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17

January 5th 2015

Building Green Bridges: Environmentalism in Congregations Jan. 17 (ROEAB Press Release, Jan. 5, 2015) The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board (ROEAB) is pleased to co-sponsor a Building Green Bridges workshop for anyone interested in beginning or enhancing an environmental sustainability program at their congregation. ROEAB, together with the Birmingham Unitarian Church, has lined up some […]

Art Reception: Best of the Best at Lawrence Street Gallery Jan. 9

January 5th 2015

Art Reception: Best of the Best at Lawrence Street Gallery Jan. 9 (compiled, Jan. 5, 2015) Once again, Lawrence Street Gallery is hosting the prizewinning artists from the gallery’s four annual juried shows (Invitational, Figurative, Photography, and Small Works.) Laura Host, organizer of this exhibition says, “Just as music, theater, and literature look back on […]

Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations

January 5th 2015

Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations (Clawson Food Pantry, Jan. 5, 2014) PLEASE…now that the holidays are over, please don’t forget the Food Pantry. Help is still needed; non-perishables, canned goods, coffee, tea, toothbrushes/tooth paste, soap, shampoos, baby diapers & wipes deodorant, & paper products are most welcome. Who is […]

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

January 4th 2015

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed, […]