Clawson

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October

September 23rd 2014

Royal Oak Waits on Waiving Permit Fees, Vote in October (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2104) The Royal Oak City Commission has not yet decided if they will waive building permit fees for residents impacted by the Aug. 11 flooding. Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods and Oak Park have given windows of opportunities for residents to […]

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

September 20th 2014

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing […]

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

September 19th 2014

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick […]

Special Effects Makeup Demo in Clawson Oct. 6

September 16th 2014

Special Effects Makeup Demo in Clawson Oct. 6 Oh the Horror! Special Effects Makeup Demo will take place at Blair Library in Clawson on Monday, Oct. 6 at 7pm. Professional FX artists Keith Faychak and Paula Matney from Kepa FX will demonstrate how to make latex scars with fake blood. Faychak is well-known for his […]

Sweetness and Strength at Downtown Clawson Block Party (video)

September 14th 2014

Sweetness and Strength at Downtown Clawson Block Party (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2014) Family fun came in multiple flavors at the Downtown Clawson Block Party on Saturday. Dozens of Clawsonites picnicked in the closed-off section of Main Street, enjoying food from local restaurants and playing games for kids and adults. New this year […]

Acting Out Kids Community Theater’s: 30 Reasons Not to be in a Play, Sept 19-20

September 11th 2014

Acting Out Kids Community Theater’s: 30 Reasons Not to be in a Play, Sept 19-20 (press release, Sept 11, 2014) Acting Out Kids Community Theatre is proud to present: 30 REASONS NOT TO BE IN A PLAY! Performances will be at the Clawson High School Auditorium Performance Dates: Friday, Sept. 19 – 7:00pm Saturday, Sept. […]

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help

September 11th 2014

Ready for the Next Emergency? How a Home Inventory Can Help (Sam Moore, Unique Home & Business Inventory, Sept 11, 2014) NOTE: Sam Moore is the owner of Unique Home and Business Inventory. After learning about his service during the flooding crisis, we asked him to share a write up about his work as another […]

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors

September 11th 2014

Oakland Literacy Council Celebrates 30 Years, Seeks Tutors (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept 11, 2014) Reading is such a fundamental part of society, that it may be hard to imagine not being able to. Yet in Oakland County there are 170,000 illiterate adults, a problem that the Oakland Literacy Council is tackling one human being at […]

Flood Claims Deadline Approaches, Three Ways to Know Your Rights

September 10th 2014

Flood Claims Deadline Approaches, Three Ways to Know Your Rights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 9, 2014)   Residents impacted by the flood of Aug. 11, 2014 have 45 days to file a claim for damages against any government entity that may have been responsible. With a Sept. 25 deadline many people are wondering what they […]

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

September 9th 2014

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have […]