Hazel Park

20 Year Old Accused of Starting Fire in Hazel Park…

December 1st 2014

20 Year Old Accused of Starting Fire in Hazel Park Home in Suicide Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 2, 2014) INCIDENT: 09:51 hrs. – Nov. 28 – City of Hazel Park – Assist Fire / Fire Investigation / Arson – #14-187793 SUMMARY:  The Hazel Park Fire Department requested the assistance of the OCSO Fire […]

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

November 30th 2014

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All […]

…Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2

November 30th 2014

  Hazel Park Hosting Event to Honor Police Fallen in Line of Duty Dec. 2 (C. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2014) When Hazel Park Officer Jessica Nagle-Wilson went to a home on Jarvis in response to an animal not being on a leash, she had no way of knowing that a man would be waiting on […]

…the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy

November 25th 2014

Guest Column: Thanksgiving for the Goodness of Regional Philanthropy (Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 25, 2014)   A November 11 Detroit News Editorial, entitled “Foundations think out of box to aid Detroit,” paid credit to the foundations who came forth to help fund the Grand Bargain and move the Detroit bankruptcy process to […]

Transit Summit Connects… Communities and more (video)

November 24th 2014

Transit Summit Connects Business, Faith, Education Communities and More (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 22, 2014)   Who cares about public transportation? Judging from the diverse crowd at the Build Business Build Transit summit on Nov. 18 at Ford Field in Detroit, it’s pretty much everybody. The summit brought together people in the faith community, […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted…

November 21st 2014

Happy’s Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme (US Department of Justice Press Release, Nov. 21, 2014) On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president and founder of Happy’s Pizza of conspiracy to defraud the United States […]

Hazel Park Tree Lighting Ceremony at Viking Arena Nov. 25

November 18th 2014

Hazel Park Tree Lighting Ceremony at Viking Arena Nov. 25 (press release, Nov. 18, 2014)   It’s that time of year again! The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at the Hazel Park Viking Ice Arena next Tuesday, November 25th at 6:30 p.m. There will be free open skating, hot chocolate and popcorn. Santa […]

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

November 17th 2014

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of […]

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life

November 16th 2014

Red Cross Blood Drives – Ongoing List of Opportunities to Save a Life (compiled, updated Nov. 16, 2014) Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds. Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, […]

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County

November 9th 2014

Veteran’s Day Observances in Oakland County (compiled, Nov. 2, 2014) Birmingham The City of Birmingham and the Piety Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will host the traditional laying of the wreath on Nov. 11 at the Civil War and WWII Monuments in Shain Park, across from Birmingham City hall as 151 Martin […]