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Oakland County Recognizes Sheryl Mitchell as She Heads to Albion

October 8th 2014

Oakland County Recognizes Sheryl Mitchell as She Heads to Albion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 8, 2014) County Commissioner Mattie McKinney Hatchett credits Dr. Sheryl L. Mitchell with making her experience as a newly elected board member a manageable one, years ago. “I didn’t know if I was going left or going right, but Sheryl would […]

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center…

October 7th 2014

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center at Ferndale’s Kulick Community Center (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 7, 2014) Ferndale, MI — FEMA has opened the Oakland County Disaster Recovery Center at the City of Ferndale’s Gerry Kulick Community Center to assist residents who suffered damages and losses in the August 11-13 severe storms and flooding. FEMA’s […]

Wild Life II, aka The Billboard Mural on Woodward…

October 7th 2014

Wild Life II, aka The Billboard Mural on Woodward Painted by David Stanton (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2014) “If art is important, then its importance rests in the eyes and mind of the beholder,” said David Stanton, the Ferndale-based painter whose mural now graces the side of Steven B’s Barber shop on Woodward at […]

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12

October 7th 2014

Pasta for Paws Supports Royal Oak Animal Shelter Oct. 12 (Royal Oak Animal Shelter Press Release, Oct.7, 2014) On Sunday Oct.12 from 3pm to 7pm, enjoy a delicious pasta dinner with other animal lovers , at VFW Post 1669, at 214 E. Fourth Street in Royal Oak. Tickets are available at the door, and the […]

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

October 6th 2014

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be […]

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video)

October 6th 2014

MDOT Reminds Motorists and Bicyclists to Share the Road (video) (Press Release with Additional Info, Oct.6, 2014)   The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) wants to remind motorists and bicyclists alike to be courteous and “share the road.” Schools are now in session, but that doesn’t mean the bicycling season is over. Many people are […]

…Rail Program from Pontiac to Chicago, Hearing Oct. 28

October 5th 2014

Public Comment on Passenger Rail Program from Pontiac to Chicago, Hearing Oct. 28 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 5, 2014) What is in store for the rail system in Michigan, particularly the rail between Detroit/Pontiac and Chicago? Michigan and surrounding states have been doing major research and planning looking at this issue, and a public hearing […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Not What You’d Expect: First Salon Sunday is Oct. 19 in Ferndale

October 4th 2014

Not What You’d Expect: First Salon Sunday is Oct. 19 in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) While Ferndale is known for its plethora of beauty salons, there is another kind of salon that the Arts and Cultural Commission hopes will take off in the city. Their new performance series “Salon Sundays” seeks to […]

Astrophysicist Awes Alma, Michigan… (video)

October 3rd 2014

Astrophysicist Awes Alma, Michigan: Wisdom from Neil deGrasse Tyson (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2014) “Shh @neiltyson is about to crack a knowledge egg on your ass #cosmos.” The Tweet, sent out by @Foodmancing five minutes before the first episode of his science-based TV series Cosmos aired, gave astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson what he […]

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