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Southfield Councilperson Joan Seymour Dies

August 30th 2017

Southfield Councilperson Joan Seymour Dies (Compiled,  Aug. 30,2017)   Southfield, MI- Southfield Councilperson Joan Seymour passed away according to State Representative Jeremy Moss, who posted on Facebook “As an activist in Southfield, she was instrumental in ensuring that our wetlands and nature preserves remained a focal point in the city. Her passion for environmental preservation […]

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats

August 30th 2017

Organization for Bat Conservation Acquires Mine Full of Rare Bats (Organization for Bat Conservation, Aug. 30, 2017) Pontiac, MI – On August 30, 2017, the Organization for Bat Conservation, located in Pontiac, acquired the mineral rights for the Magazine Mine in southern Illinois, with the goal of continuing the education and environmental study of bat […]

Dispute Over Notebook in Novi Walmart Leads to Gun Being Pulled in Store

August 30th 2017

Dispute Over Notebook in Novi Walmart Leads to Gun Being Pulled in Store Novi, MI – A fight over a notebook in the back to school section of the Novi Towne Center Walmart led to shoving, hairpulling and the brandishing of a pistol, according to a report on Fox 2 News. The fight was between […]

Residents See Basement and Road Flooding, City of Berkley Responds

August 29th 2017

Residents See Basement and Road Flooding, City of Berkley Responds (City of Berkley, Aug. 29, 2017) Berkley, MI – On August 28, 2017, the City of Berkley and the southeastern region of Oakland County experienced extreme rain and flash flooding. According to local sources, approximately two inches of rain fell in roughly a two hour […]

Reporter Food: Mac Shack Papa Smurf & More at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale

August 29th 2017

Reporter Food: Mac Shack Papa Smurf and More at Detroit Fleat in Ferndale (Crystal Proxmire, Aug. 29, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Fleat is a unique place that combines a restaurant and bar with a food court with a variety of ever-changing food trucks. I went there with Sheri Gibson recently to give it a try.  […]

Southfield A & T’s Offensive Line Gets Haircuts & Life Advice from Detroit Barbers

August 28th 2017

Southfield A & T’s  Offensive Line Gets Haircuts & Life Advice from Detroit Barbers (Sam Gurwin, Aug. 28, 2017) Southfield and Ferndale, MI – One of the Best Football Programs I have heard of is brewing at Southfield Arts & Technology High School. And I came by the knowledge from a unique but not unknown […]

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities

August 28th 2017

Ferndale​ ​Pride​ ​sets​ ​record​ ​with​ ​$25,000​ ​in​ ​grants​ ​to​ ​local​ ​LGBTQ​ ​charities   FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Pride distributed $25,000 in grants – the most funding it ever has distributed in a single year – to five local LGBTQ charities Monday, Aug. 28, at the Ferndale City Council meeting.   The Ferndale Community Foundation, Ferndale Pride’s sponsoring […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Farmington Hills Mayor Ken Massey

August 28th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Farmington Hills Mayor Ken Massey (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2017) Farmington Hills, MI –Farmington Hills Mayor Kenneth (Ken) Massey is unopposed in the Nov. 7, 2017 election, yet he still took the time to do an interview with Oakland County Times to connect with residents and talk about success and issues […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Royal Oak Commissioner Sharlan Douglas

August 28th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Royal Oak Commissioner Sharlan Douglas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Royal Oak, MI –  Sharlan Douglas is running for re-election to the Royal Oak City Commission in the Nov. 7, 2017 election.  She will be on the ballot with incumbent David Poulton and challengers Kim Gibbs, Richard Karlowski, and Melanie Macey. […]

2017 Candidate Interview: David Sloan for Huntington Woods Commissioner

August 28th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: David Sloan for Huntington Woods Commissioner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 26, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI –  In the Huntington Woods City Commission race on Nov. 7, 2017, David Sloan is challenging incumbents Joe Rozell and Jules Olsman for two available seats. Sloan is an attorney and former retail store owner with a […]