Oak Park

Oak Park Schools Sinking Fund on Aug 2 Ballot, Info Mtg. July 11

July 9th 2016

Oak Park Schools Sinking Fund on Aug 2 Ballot, Info Mtg. July 11 (Oak Park Schools, July 9, 2016) Oak Park – Oak Park Schools current Sinking Fund will expire December 2016, and will appear on the ballot, Tuesday, August 2, 2016 for renewal. A sinking fund is a voter approved tax millage on all […]

Pictures from the Oak Park Independence Day Parade

July 7th 2016

Pictures from the Oak Park Independence Day Parade (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 7, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park was full of sunshine and smiles on Monday as people lined Coolidge and Oak Park Blvd for the annual Oak Park Independence Day Parade.  Check out photos from the festivities below. For more Oak Park […]

FOIA Turns 50. Here is Why That Matters.

July 4th 2016

FOIA Turns 50.  Here is Why That Matters. (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2016) Washington DC – The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law that requires the Federal Government to operate with transparency and to disclose information that is requested by the public (including the media). There are exemptions to what information can […]

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic

July 2nd 2016

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, July 2, 2016) We are all looking forward to a fun holiday weekend, I know I am.  One concern we share with you is about traffic.  Last weekend we heard from folks who got caught up in traffic northbound on I-75 north of […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations

June 21st 2016

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations (SE Michigan United Way, June 21, 2016) Meet Up and Eat Up – Summer Meet Up and Eat Up is a collaborative movement to ensure that every child has access to nutritious meals 3 times a day, 365 days a year. For kids who rely on free and reduced […]

Lawyer Quits and Judge Denies Motions in Cissell Case, Sentencing July 11

June 17th 2016

Lawyer Quits and Judge Denies Motions in Cissell Case, Sentencing July 11 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As Andrew Cissell faces up to nine months in prison and a felony record for marijuana related crimes, he claims that the system has failed him and wants his story to be […]

Oak Park Bike Rodeo June 28

June 14th 2016

Oak Park Bike Rodeo June 28 (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – Annual Bike Rodeo Oak Park Recreation Parking Lot from 5:30pm to 7pm June 28, 2016 Call 248-691-7555 for more info ****** For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr. Want to see the oc115 […]

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video)

June 10th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016)   Huntington Woods, MI – Democratic Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner is seeking re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot.  He was first elected to the position in 2012.  Republican John P. McCulloch is running against him. Meisner talked about […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner

June 9th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview:  Robert Buxbaum for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2016) Oak Park, MI – In the County-wide race for Water Resources Commissioner (formerly titled Drain Commissioner), the Democratic Incumbent Jim Nash faces Republican challenger Robert Buxbaum on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. “I’m an engineer and I […]