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On the Ballot: Troy Schools Operating Millage

October 12th 2018

On the Ballot: Troy Schools Operating Millage Troy, MI – Voters in the Troy School District will see an operating millage on the Nov. 6 ballot.  Ballot language is as follows: Troy School District County of Oakland State of Michigan Replacement Operating Millage This proposal would restore and replace the authority of the School District […]

Reporter Food: Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s

October 12th 2018

Reporter Food: Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2018) Berkley, MI – Sunnyknoll Avenue is a street in Berkley.  It’s also the namesake of the Sunnyknoll Savory Waffle at Coco Fairfield’s. Several of the diner’s specialties have locally notable names.  Buckingham Bennies.  Franklin French Toast.  Kenmore Cornbread Waffle.  Brookline Burrito.  […]

Mayors and the Art of Marrying

October 10th 2018

  Mayors and the Art of Marrying (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Ferndale, and Southfield, MI-  Mayors have a variety of duties, as well as ceremonial opportunities. But perhaps the most romantic of these is the ability to help loving couples dedicate their lives to each other in […]

Jake the Pitt Bull Gets Another Chance Thanks to Social Media

October 10th 2018

  Jake the Pitt Bull Gets Another Chance Thanks to Social Media (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 10, 2018) Jake is a very lucky dog.  The silver, gray and white pit bull’s story made the rounds this week on social media, and he was spared from euthanasia. Oakland County Animal Control and Adoption Center works to place […]

Black and White Authors Hope Discussion Will Help End Racism

October 10th 2018

  Black and White Authors Hope Discussion Will Help End Racism (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 10, 2018) Oak Park, MI-  Racism.  The word alone can divide communities. How do we get rid of this division? According to Thomas Daniels and Thomas Marsh, authors of Black and White Like You and Me, we need to talk to […]

2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board

October 10th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: ShaQuana Davis-Smith for Pontiac School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Pontiac, MI- ShaQuana Davis-Smith is running for Pontiac School Board. On the ballot are Bethany Blackburn, Kenyada Bowman, Eisha Branner, William A. Carrington, ShaQuana Davis-Smith, Peter Durham, Albert Hodge, Suave LaVallis, Dubrae L. Newman, George Rogers and Caroll Y. Turpin. Check […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Beverly Hinton for Hazel Park School Board

October 10th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Beverly Hinton for Hazel Park School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Beverly Hinton is running for re-election to Hazel Park School Board. There are five people running for three seats. Candidates are Laura Adkins, Heidi Fortress, Beverly Hinton, Colin A. Houston and Rachel Noth. This is […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Cook for Bloomfield Hills School Board

October 10th 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Cook for Bloomfield Hills School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Troy, MI- Jennifer Cook is running for Bloomfield Hills School Board. This is a non-partisan position. There are four seats available with four year terms. Candidates are Howard Baron, Jennifer Cook, […]

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria

October 10th 2018

Reporter Food: Tortellina Alla Panna at Andiamo Trattoria (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Clarkston, MI- With so much talk about Andiamo closing their Royal Oak location, it occurred to me that I hadn’t been there yet. So on a recent visit to Clarkston I took the opportunity to dine at Andiamo Trattoria at 7228 […]

Citizens for Fair Ferndale Announces Good Neighbors, Event Nov. 13

October 10th 2018

  Citizens for Fair Ferndale Announces Good Neighbors, Event Nov. 13 Ferndale, MI- Citizens for a Fair Ferndale regularly recognizes members of the community who embody the mission of CFF within their everyday lives, helping to make our community welcoming and strong. This year’s honorees are as follows: Grace Bacon Doug Gillespie Lindsay Gonska Carol Jackson […]