Clawson

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

Most Wanted Fugitives from Troy’s 52/4 District Court

May 11th 2014

52/4 District Court’s Most Wanted  (Oakland County, May 11, 2014) Please click on the link below each picture for further identifying details: Video: Find out how you can help keep your community safe Click here view previously captured or surrendered fugitives. Sawson Alghazali Michael Christopher Bindschatel Padro Donte Brown Arjet Ceno Deon Levert Chambers Joseph Kenyatta Cohen […]

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14

May 9th 2014

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14 (press release, May 9, 2014) Troy & Clawson Community Coalitions with 52/4 District Court Judge Kirsten Hartig, will host a forum on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm in the Troy Council Chambers (500 W. Big Beaver). The Forum will explain how prescription drugs may lead […]

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot

May 3rd 2014

SMART Funding Increase to be on August Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2014) Residents of Oakland County will decide on Aug. 5 if SMART should receive taxpayer funding. County Commissioners voted to put a 1-mil rate on the ballot, an increase over the .59 millage rate of years past. On average, the additional millage […]

Mental Health Authority Chair Relates Book to Her Own Story May 5

May 3rd 2014

Mental Health Authority Chair Relates Book to Her Own Story May 5 (complied, May 3, 2014) On Monday evening, May 5, at 7pm, Malika Newman, Board Chair of the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority will relate the Great Michigan Read book (Steve Luxenburg’s Annie’s Ghost: A Journey into a Family Secret) to her own […]

WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video)

May 1st 2014

WONder Women Recognized for Changing the World (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2014) One of Women Officials Network WONder Women Award winners carries little silver acorns around with her to give to strangers who cross her path. “When we reach out to other people…it does evoke the metaphor of the acorn. Everything that an […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

May 1st 2014

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign Sign up now to get your own custom ad! Conditions are growing worse in the corporate news landscape. Cutbacks in journalism jobs including the shutdown of traditional publications and the de-staffing of AOL’s Patch chain have left news deserts, places where citizens are thirsty for a local, […]

SEMCOG Releases Traffic Crash and Fatality Report, Urges Safety

April 29th 2014

SEMCOG Releases Traffic Crash and Fatality Report, Urges Safety (SEMCOG Press Release, April 29,2014) The number of traffic crashes in Southeast Michigan increased by more than four percent in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to an analysis of traffic crash data by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. Traffic Crashes, 2009-2013 The […]

Commission to Vote Wednesday on SMART Funding

April 29th 2014

Commission to Vote Wednesday on SMART Funding (Sherry A. Wells and Crystal Proxmire, April 29, 2014) Tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 30 at 9:30 AM, the Oakland County Commission votes on whether to join Wayne and Macomb County Commissions for a vote to keep the SMART bus system running in the midst of vastly reduced property […]

Democrats Pack Cobo for Fmr. President Bill Clinton Speech (video)

April 27th 2014

Democrats Pack Cobo for Fmr. President Bill Clinton Speech (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2014) Raising over $500,000 for the Michigan Democratic Party, the 2014 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at Cobo Hall featuring Former President Bill Clinton was considered “a rousing success” by Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson. Johnson and others took time to share their […]