Hazel Park

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

June 21st 2014

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge […]

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date

June 17th 2014

Hazel Park Same Sex Marriage Case Scheduled for Aug. 6 Appeal Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014) The case of the Hazel Park couple who sued for equal access to marriage and second parent adoption by same sex couples has been scheduled to be heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes […]

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues

June 11th 2014

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd was unable to attend Tuesday night’s City Council meeting due to health problems. Instead a statement was read announcing his retirement. Mayor Pro Tem Jan Parisi is now the acting Mayor […]

Investigation Continues… Ferndale Family of Five Homeless

June 8th 2014

Investigation Continues in Fire that Left Ferndale Family of Five Homeless (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2014) A mother and four children who had been living in Ferndale are homeless after a suspicious fire destroyed their home in the 2100 block of Hamata on May 17. Fire Marshal Brian Batten is investigating the fire, which […]

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts…

June 6th 2014

Gun Violence in Oakland County Prompts Gun Lock Giveaway in 38 Communities (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) Putting partisan politics aside and collaborating with 38 local agencies, The Oakland County Board of Commissioners organized a fight to reduce gun violence. They unanimously voted to make June 6 Gun Safety Awareness Day. They conducted […]

E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions CANCELLED

June 5th 2014

Construction Coming to E. 9 Mile, Info Sessions June 9 E. 9 Mile Construction Info Sessions  CANCELLED (Ferndale DDA Press Release, June 5, 2014)   UPDATE:  The East Nine Mile Resurfacing Project Open House meetings originally scheduled for Monday, June 9th have been cancelled due to the bid review process. Bids for the project have […]

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away

May 31st 2014

Former Hazel Park Mayor Wallace Francis Cormier Passed Away (Hopcroft Funeral Directors May 31, 2014) Wallace Francis Cormier, age 84, of Hazel Park, MI passed away May 28, 2014. He was born in Detroit, MI on July 14, 1929 to the late Alfred and Helen Cormier. Beloved husband of Doris for 61 years. Dear father […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]