Hazel Park

“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 […]

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4

April 8th 2015

Oakland County Republican’s Lincoln Day Dinner to Feature Scott Walker May 4 (OCRP Press Release, April 8, 2015) The Oakland County Republican Party (OCRP) is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Governor Scott Walker. The 126th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace […]

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7

April 8th 2015

Regional Transit Awards to Honor Advocates May 7 (TRU Press Release, April 8, 2015) Transportation Riders United announces the nominees of the 2015 Regional Transit Awards! These impressive individuals have shown incredible dedication, creativity, and hard-work in their efforts to improve transit in greater Detroit. For the Forward Motion Award for Most Effective Public Servant, the […]

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says

April 4th 2015

Key to Regional Transit is Eliminating Excuses, RTA CEO Says (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 4, 2015) “I should take every excuse away from you for why you don’t use the service.” That’s the plan coming from the Regional Transit Authority’s CEO Michael Ford as he and his team explore transit options that will connect communities […]

Hazel Park Honors Tommy Chong with Key to City (video)

April 3rd 2015

Hazel Park Honors Tommy Chong with Key to City (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire and Guest Interviewer Deb Young, April 3, 2015) Famed comedian and marijuana activist Tommy Chong charmed hundreds of fans when he appeared at BDT’s Smoke Shop in Hazel Park on April 3 to sign autographs, sell posters and pipes, and accept the […]

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on…

April 2nd 2015

NCRC#2: “The Final Test of Everything,” HUD Secretary Speaks on Fair Housing Mission (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As Julian Castro grows into his role as the […]

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15

April 1st 2015

Best Location Will Win a Free Environmental Headshot – Deadline April 15 (Ron Warren, Ron Warren Photography, April 1, 2015) Win a free environmental portraitphotoshoot! THE GENERAL IDEA: Send me a photograph of an interesting indoor location (in SE Michigan) that you would like to be the setting for your environmental portrait photoshoot. The most […]

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

March 31st 2015

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a […]