Clarkston/Independence Twp.

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area

November 18th 2014

Care Provider Job Fair Nov 24, Waterford/Pontiac Area (Michigan Works Press Release, Nov. 18, 2014) Michigan Works! JobLink Service Center 1850 N. Perry Street, Pontiac is hosting a job fair for care providers on Monday Nov. 24, 2014 10am to 2pm Enhance, Inc is looking for caring individuals that share a passion to provide quality […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

27 Year Old’s Death Possibly Narcotics Related

November 16th 2014

27 Year Old’s Death Possibly Narcotics Related (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 16, 2014)   INCIDENT: 17:12 Hrs. – Nov. 13 – Independence Township – Death Investigation   #14-180149 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Independence Township Fire Department were dispatched to a home on Pheasant Run for an unconscious subject.  Upon arrival the subject was pronounced […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

November 7th 2014

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open […]

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation

November 7th 2014

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 7, 2014)   INCIDENT: 14:31 Hrs. – Nov 5 – Independence Township – Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation / Investigator Callout – #14-175542 and 14-175580   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a multi vehicle crash on south bound Sashabaw Road north of Stickney Road. A Dodge […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]