Auburn Hills

Auburn Hills Arts & Crafts Fanfare Nov. 15

November 3rd 2014

Auburn Hills Arts & Crafts Fanfare Nov. 15 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) Attendees will find unique items or get a jump on their holiday shopping! More than 80 artisans and crafters will showcase their wares in clothing, food, seasonal items, wood, glass, ceramics, fabric, jewelry, photography and more. Auburn Hills […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

Burning Leaves in Auburn Hills is on the Ballot Nov. 4th

October 30th 2014

The Future of Burning Leaves in Auburn Hills is on the Ballot Nov. 4th (Auburn Hills Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, Oct. 30) Be sure to vote on November 4th.  The ballot contains a choice for Auburn Hills residents.  You are being asked whether City Council should adopt an ordinance prohibiting burning of leaves and […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Seaholm Students Meet Congressional Candidates, Except Trott

October 25th 2014

Seaholm Students Meet 11th District Congressional Candidates, Except Trott (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2014) There is a saying in some social circles that you better show up or people will talk about you anyway. That certainly held true Monday when Congressional Candidate Dave Trott failed to come to a candidate forum specifically for […]

Auburn Hills… Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek

October 22nd 2014

Auburn Hills Morning Optimists Honor Firefighter of the Year-Melissa Macek (Auburn Hills Public Safety Director Doreen Olko, Oct. 22, 2014) On Thursday, October 16th, the Morning Optimist Club honored one of our paid on call firefighters, Melissa Macek. I first met Melissa when she was a student at our Citizen’s Police Academy a few years ago.  […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

Downtown Auburn Hills Spooktacular Oct. 25

October 18th 2014

Downtown Auburn Hills Spooktacular Oct. 25 (City of Auburn Hills Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014)   Attention ghouls and boys of all ages… The merchants of Downtown Auburn Hills will be handing out candy and other goodies, so bring the kids in costumes for a frightfully good time! This year’s Spooktacular is also featuring a […]