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Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court

April 28th 2016

Pre-Election Gag Order Not Enforceable Due to Agreement in Federal Court (Michigan Municipal League, April 28, 2016) LANSING, MI — U.S. District Judge John Corbett O’Meara has accepted an agreement between the Secretary of State’s office and local governments and school groups, permanently enjoining Secretary of State Ruth Johnson from enforcing a law passed in […]

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water

April 27th 2016

Oakland County Schools Vary on Testing for Lead in Water (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oakland County, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and […]

Berkley School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry UPDATED

April 27th 2016

Berkley School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Berkley, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use […]

Ferndale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Ferndale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use […]

Oak Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

April 27th 2016

Oak Park School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their […]

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools

April 25th 2016

Plans in the Works to Test Water for Lead in Oakland County Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Pontiac, MI – As dozens of teenagers from high schools throughout Oakland County sat eager to learn about the safety of their community’s drinking water, officials revealed that plans are in the works for testing of […]

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage

April 25th 2016

Aug. 2 Election: Detroit Zoo Seeking to Extend Millage (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2016) Royal Oak, MI –  Taxpayers will likely be asked to approve an extension of the tri county millage to continue funding the Detroit Zoo. The current .1 mill tax expires in 2018, but the process to put it on the […]

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video)

April 23rd 2016

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video) Ferndale, MI – Throughout Oakland County in the month of March, elected officials and other local celebrities visited childrens’ classrooms to read to them as part of National Reading Month. Ferndale’s elected officials did their part, with councilmembers and school board trustees among those who took the time to […]

JCC Presents: David Ben-Gurion and the Bible May 19

April 21st 2016

JCC Presents: David Ben-Gurion and the Bible May 19 (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s IRP (Institute for Retired Professionals) will present its annual Lucas Lecture, featuring Rachel Havrelock speaking on “David Ben-Gurion and the Bible: Forging Israeli Secular Culture,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at Congregation […]

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors

April 20th 2016

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – When Alyssa Atkinson was presented with her Good Neighbor = Strong Community Award, the presented talked about one Atkinson’s strongest traits, her vulnerability. “Being a volunteer means two things, one is showing up, showing up and putting yourself out there,” said Councilperson […]