Hazel Park

Superintendent Interviews begin Thursday for Hazel Park Schools

May 5th 2015

Superintendent Interviews begin Thursday for Hazel Park Schools (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, May 5, 2015)   The Hazel Park Superintendent Search process continues this week with the first round of interviews scheduled for Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8. Interviews on these days will be approximately one hour long with a short break […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

32 Choices for Hazel Park Superintendent, Process Continues April 29

April 28th 2015

32 Choices for Hazel Park Superintendent, Process Continues April 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2105) With 32 applicants to choose from, The Hazel Park School Board and the interim leaders in the district are looking forward to examining the possibilities for who the next Superintendent will be. “Traditionally, the district has always promoted from […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

April 18th 2015

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the […]

‘Doctor’ Fixes Bodies With Bikes in Hazel Park

April 14th 2015

‘Doctor’ Fixes Bodies With Bikes in Hazel Park (Honey Murray, orig. Local Business News, April 14, 2015) Randy Martin never considered going to medical school, but every day, for the past 26 years, he has donned crisp, blue surgical scrubs, driven his white van with ambulance strobe flashers and helped make hundreds of people of […]

Questions Answered on Hazel Park Schools Challenges and Changes

April 11th 2015

Questions Answered on Hazel Park Schools Challenges and Changes (C. Proxmire, April 11, 2015) With new leadership in place at Hazel Park Schools, and a quickly moving plan for economic stability, parents, teachers and those losing their jobs have been concerned about the state of the school district. Last month a plan was approved that […]