Clawson

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 […]

Passed Out in Taco Bell Drive-Through…

April 16th 2014

Passed Out in Taco Bell Drive Through: Clawson Man Faces Two Felonies (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2014) Mike McConnell of the Daily Tribune reports that a Clawson man is facing third time drunk driving charges after passing out inside his car in the drive through of Taco Bell at 131 S. Crooks in Clawson. […]

Be Part of the Seeds of Support Campaign

April 10th 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, […]

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 […]