Pleasant Ridge

Pleasant Ridge: A Sweet Beginning for Gainsboro Park Planning Process

July 20th 2015

Pleasant Ridge: A Sweet Beginning for Gainsboro Park Planning Process (C. Proxmire, July 20, 2015) Citizen engagement goes well with ice cream and Bubble Soccer. At least this is how it seemed at the community planning session about the future of Gainsboro Park in Pleasant Ridge. Over 250 residents met at the park Thursday night […]

Happy’s Pizza Founder & Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison

July 20th 2015

Happy’s Pizza Founder and Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison (FBI Press Release, July 20, 2015)   A Detroit-area businessman and other co-conspirators were sentenced to prison this week for income and employment tax fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice […]

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Ferndale Police Step Up to Plate for Youth Assistance…

July 14th 2015

Ferndale Police Step Up to Plate for Youth Assistance w/ Money Won in National Anthem Contest (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2015) When Ferndale Detective Brendan Moore won a contest to sing the National Anthem at a Detroit Tigers Game last fall, he did not know exactly what his department would do with the $10,000 […]

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24

July 9th 2015

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24 (event listing, election information, July 9, 2015) *Be an Informed Voter. Come out and Meet the Candidates you’ll be voting for, and have your Concerns answered in person.* The Women of National Congress of Black Women – Oakland County, MI Chapter are Hosting […]

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop

July 2nd 2015

July Business Workshops through Oakland County One Stop Shop (press release, July 2, 2015) Entrepreneurs and Startups, let Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center help you put your business plan in place. Sign up for one of their workshops in July and benefit from hands-on business seminars delivered by an experienced staff and network of public […]

Pleasant Ridge Begins Gainsboro Park Design Process: Public Invited July16-21

June 29th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Begins Gainsboro Park Design Process: Public Invited July16-21 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 29, 2015)   Pleasant Ridge residents are invited to take part in the process of designing Gainsboro Park. Residents recently approved a parks millage to make improvements, and the City is working with mobileLAB to bring the community together to have […]

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10

June 29th 2015

Walkers to go from Detroit to Flint in Water Justice Journey July 3-10 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights/People’s Water Board press release, June 29, 2015) Join us as we walk from Detroit to Flint demanding clean, affordable water for all.  July 3-10, 2015 The Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey will begin in Detroit on […]

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country

June 26th 2015

Hazel Park Couple’s Big Win Means Marriage Equality Across the Country (C. Proxmire, June 26, 2015) The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of marriage equality. In a 5-4 decision it said same sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion “No union is more […]

New Way Bar Hosting “Staycation Blowout” for July 4th Weekend

June 22nd 2015

New Way Bar Hosting “Staycation Blowout” for July 4th Weekend (Jamie, New Way Bar, June 24, 2015) We are having what I call a “Staycation Blowout” at New Way Bar over the July 4th weekend.  The lineup is: Thursday July 2nd Live Local Electronic Music Featuring : Eddie Logix Pastel Arsenal Jason Daker Young Punk […]