Farmington/Farmington Hills

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills

September 27th 2014

Women, Wisdom & Wellness Free Event Oct. 8 in Farmington Hills (Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014)   Gather up your girlfriends and join Beaumont for a free evening of health and wellness. Experts from Beaumont will provide information on breast cancer, healthy tips on nutrition and education about integrative medicine and genetics. The evening includes […]

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10

September 25th 2014

Farmington Hills Fire Prevention Open House Oct.10 (Compiled, Sept. 25, 2014) Event Date: Oct 10, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM Event Location: Fire Station #5 31455 Orchard Lake Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48336 [Location Details|Map] Thousands of residents participate in our Annual Open House each year. It’s a perfect opportunity to meet Farmington […]

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees

September 22nd 2014

Local Champions of Justice among State Bar’s 2014 Awardees (Crystal A. Proxmire, with thanks to Samantha Meinke, Sept. 22, 2014) The State Bar of Michigan announced winners of their 2014 awards, and those from Oakland County are tops in areas of social justice. Michael L. Pitt, managing partner at Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers received […]

County Budget Passes w/Raises… Plus Two Amendments

September 19th 2014

County Budget Passes with Raises for All Employees, Plus Two Amendments (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) The Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a budget through 2017 which included a series of raises for all County employees, and a couple of last minute amendments. An easy bipartisan pass was an amendment to create […]

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 […]

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 […]

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids

September 9th 2014

Viral Respiratory Infections on the Rise, Especially Among Kids (Oakland County Health Division, Sept. 9, 2014) With reports of Enterovirus D68 on the rise through the country, Oakland County Health Division has come out with a fact sheet about the infection. Reports vary as to whether this has been confirmed in Michigan or not, though […]

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9

September 8th 2014

Novi to Do Interviews for City Manager Position Sept. 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 8, 2014) The Novi City Council is expected to interview four candidates for City Manager at a special meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 9. Each of the candidates brings an impressive resume to the table. The contenders (and their interview times) are: […]