Clawson

State Rep. Martin Howrylak to Host Coffee Hours Dec. 15

December 14th 2014

State Rep. Martin Howrylak to Host Coffee Hours Dec. 15 (Compiled, Dec. 14, 2014) State Representative Martin Howrylak of Clawson and Troy will host his next coffee hours on Monday, December 15 at the Blair Memorial Library, located at 416 N. Main St. in Clawson, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary. “Informal […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

Clawson Clock Tower Makeover in Progress

November 27th 2014

Clawson Clock Tower Makeover in Progress (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2014) The Downtown Clawson clock tower is getting a makeover, the Clawson DDA reports. . “‘Meet me under the clock’ will now be a much nicer invitation and prettier destination,” the group said in a recent update to their website. “A planting bed with […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

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, […]

Driver Did Not Survive Crash Into Clawson United Methodist Church

November 14th 2014

Driver Did Not Survive Crash Into Clawson United Methodist Church (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 14, 2014)   The sign on the church marquee gives the title of this weekend’s sermon at Clawson United Methodist Church “Opening hearts, and minds, and doors.” Just left of the sign is an opening in the side of the church […]

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 […]