Hazel Park

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan…

October 6th 2014

Gay Marriage Update: Five States Gain Equality, Michigan Decision Expected Soon (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2014) The United States Supreme Court declined hearing cases related to same-sex marriage, meaning that in Indiana, Wisconsin, Utah, Oklahoma and Virgina Circuit Court decisions striking down gay marriage bans will be upheld and marriage equality will official be […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Sixth Grade Hazel Park Dancer Hit by Car, Suffers Broken… (updated)

October 3rd 2014

Sixth Grade Hazel Park Dancer Hit by Car, Suffers Broken Legs and Ankle (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2014) A sixth grade student at Hazel Park Jr. High is in the hospital after being hit by a car Thursday afternoon while walking home from school. The accident occurred on Highland one block south of 9 […]

Hazel Park Gives Key to the City to MMA Fighter Myles Jury (video)

September 30th 2014

Hazel Park Gives Key to the City to MMA Fighter Myles Jury (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014)   The City of Hazel Park has made it official, Sept. 30 is Myles Jury Day in Hazel Park, in honor of the undefeated MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter who grew up there. “When Myles walks […]

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 […]

Hazel Park Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 5

September 29th 2014

Hazel Park Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 5 (press release, Sept. 29, 2014) Please join us for the Hazel Park Fire Department’s Open House Cancer Benefit on Sunday, October 5th. The event will begin with a pancake breakfast at 8:00 AM put on by the HPFD and Hazel Park Eagles. The cost for a plate […]

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available

September 25th 2014

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available (White House Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014) The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Michigan and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of August 11-13, 2014. […]

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video)

September 23rd 2014

Bus Stop Magic Trick (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.23, 2014) In early September at the bus stop at Oakland Mall in Troy a  man by the name of John Wirth Jr. shared a magic trick. The 37-year-old Hazel Park resident got inspired to learn magic from his uncle, who used to make pennies disappear. As […]

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 […]