Auburn Hills

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit

June 1st 2016

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The RTA unveiled their Regional Master Transit Plan on Tuesday, including information on a proposed 1.2 mill tax to fund it.  Voters in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties will have their […]

Police Chief Says Drop the “A” Word, Crashes are Preventable

June 1st 2016

Police Chief Says Drop the “A” Word, Crashes are Preventable (Guest View, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, June 1, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – There is a growing group of traffic safety specialists who are advocating a change from using the word “accident” to describe traffic crashes.  Using “accident” implies that the incident was […]

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available

May 27th 2016

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2016) Troy, MI – Southfield Police Officer Mark Zacks used to have trouble asking the question “Do you think about hurting yourself?” or “Have you thought about suicide?” With 28 years on the force including 15 on the special entry and […]

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket

May 27th 2016

Driver Sends Note to Auburn Hills Police Officer, Thanking Him for Ticket (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, May 27, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – I have said it many, many times:  traffic tickets are about changing driver behavior from unsafe to safe.   Traffic tickets are not supposed to be about revenue enhancement (although […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – Former State Representative and current Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown is seeking re-election. Brown faces challenger Michael D. Smith in the Aug. 2, 2016 primary.  The winner of that race will face […]

Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk & Register of Deeds 2016

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Highland Twp, MI – Longtime Republican politician Bill Bullard is running for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds, a position that he had been appointed to for 2010-2012 before losing the position to Democrat […]

Ingredients for Life Speech by Garden Fresh Founder Jack Aronson

May 21st 2016

Ingredients for Life Speech by Garden Fresh Founder Jack Aronson (Jack Aronson, Guest View/Commencement Speech at Oakland Community College May 21, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Tomatoes, artichoke hearts, garlic, onions, bell peppers, jalapeños, cilantro, vinegar, lime juice and salt. Sounds good – I know – but you’ve got to wonder why I begin this […]

Memorial Day Parades & Events in Oakland County 2016

May 12th 2016

Memorial Day Parades & Events in Oakland County 2016 (EVENT page) Addison Twp – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Village Hall and Indian Trail Junior High School Activities include free pancake breakfast, Community March, ceremonies and Veterans Resource Fair For complete schedule, visit ItHappensInAddison.com Auburn Hills – Monday, May 30 starting at 11am.  Parade route […]

Candidate Interview: Mike Goetz for OC Prosecutor (video)

May 3rd 2016

Candidate Interview: Mike Goetz for OC Prosecutor (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – A former Assistant Prosecutor is running for Oakland County Prosecuting Attorney against his former boss.  Lake Orion resident Mike Goetz will be on the ballot against the incumbent Democrat Jessica Cooper who was elected in 2008.  Election […]

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

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