Hazel Park

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Hunter Safety Class Starts Nov. 6 in Hazel Park

October 25th 2014

Hunter Safety Class Starts Nov. 6 in Hazel Park (Sarah Verran, Oct. 25, 2014) Be certified and be safe! Take the DNR-approved Hunter Safety Class at the Hazel Park Rec. Center at 620 W Woodward Heights Blvd. According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), “Hunter education in Michigan has taught thousands of people […]

Hazel Park Debuts Dog Park Oct. 23

October 20th 2014

Hazel Park Debuts Dog Park Oct. 23 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2014) After months of fundraising by residents, the City of Hazel Park is ready to unveil The Hazel Park Dog Park. Located on Cousins between Woodward Heights and 10 Mile, the park will give friendly pooches a place to play and run free. […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

October 16th 2014

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct. […]

Hazel Park Hosts 6th Annual Zombie Walk Oct. 25

October 15th 2014

Hazel Park Hosts 6th Annual Zombie Walk Oct. 25 (Compiled, Oct. 15, 2014)   Hazel Park Zombie Walk is a gathering of the undead to support local food pantries. Description Welcome Zombies: To the 6th annual Hazel Park Zombie Walk! WHAT IS A ZOMBIE WALK, YOU ASK? It’s when a bunch of zombies roam the […]

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

October 13th 2014

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the […]

Hazel Park Ends Soccer Season Early Due to Suspensions

October 11th 2014

Hazel Park Ends Soccer Season Early Due to Suspensions (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 11, 2014) Players and the coach of Hazel Park Varsity Soccer Team were suspended and ended the season early after “inappropriate behavior” at an Oct. 6 match against Cass Tech. “There was poor behavior on the part of our students, our athletes, […]

Hazel Park has FEMA Assistance at Rec Center

October 10th 2014

Hazel Park has FEMA Assistance at Rec Center (City of Hazel Park Press Release, Oct. 10, 2014) As a reminder to any residents of Hazel Park who suffered major flood damage as a result of the storm on August 11, 2014, please apply for assistance at the Federal Emergency Management Agency website, www.disasterassistance.gov or call […]