Clawson

Clawson Avoids Solicitation Lawsuit

April 6th 2014

Clawson Avoids Solicitation Lawsuit (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 6, 2014) Thanks to the diligence of Clawson City Attorney Jon Kingsepp, the “little city with the big heart” avoided a lawsuit with a complainant claiming that their right to do door-to-door sales was infringed upon. Kingsepp declined to give the company’s name but said that their […]

President Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Min. Wage Increase

April 2nd 2014

President Obama Visits Ann Arbor to Promote Minimum Wage Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2014) The move is on in Michigan and across the country to raise the minimum wage, and to help promote the effort President Barack Obama came to Ann Arbor for a speech at the University of Michigan. Stepping off Air […]

After 28 Years Blair Library Director Ready for New Chapter (video)

April 1st 2014

After 28 Years Blair Library Director Ready for New Chapter (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2014) Elizabeth Gulick’s mission was simple: give people the world. And in her 28 years at the Blair Memorial Library in Clawson, she was able to do that by introducing the love of reading and the adventure of learning […]

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video)

March 26th 2014

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) In “the little city with the big heart,” Mayor Penny Luebs says “we create energy in the day to day activities of living a good life.”  Since being elected Mayor of Clawson in 2007, Luebs and other city leaders […]

Clawson Youth Assistance Seeks Business Support for Camp Scholarships

March 6th 2014

Clawson Youth Assistance Seeks Business Support for Camp Scholarships (Penny Luebs, Clawson Youth Assistance Chair, March 6, 2014) For many years, Clawson Youth Assistance has sent children from low-income families in Clawson to summer camp.  We sponsor older children to an overnight camp for a one-week session, and younger children to day camp for two […]

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson

March 6th 2014

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 6, 2014) INCIDENT:  20:42 hrs. March 3 – City of Clawson – Assist Clawson PD SWAT Callout – #14-32220 SUMMARY: Clawson Police Department requested the assistance of the SWAT Team in the 400 block of Phillips for a barricaded gunman with shots fired. A perimeter […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Feb. 25 Clawson School Bond Vote FAQs

February 23rd 2014

Feb. 25 Clawson School Bond Vote FAQs (Clawson Schools, Feb. 23, 2014) When is the election? Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. What is on the ballot? Residents will vote on an important bond proposal. If approved by voters, it will not increase the current tax […]

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video)

February 12th 2014

Pappageorge Talks Term Limits and More with Berkley Rotary (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2014) With one year left in office, State Senator John Pappageorge (R, Troy) is planning on giving term limit reform one last shot. The 82-year-old Republican met with members of the Berkley Rotary Club on Monday to talk about a […]

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts

February 9th 2014

Bridge Magazine Ranks Michigan School Districts (Crystal Proxmire, Feb. 9, 2014) Bridge Magazine looked at public school districts and public charters and compared them based on performance weighted by economics to determine how schools are performing compared to expectations.  The publication used three years’ worth of data and ranked the schools.  A score of 100 […]

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