Southfield

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live

February 4th 2015

Watch L. Brooks Patterson’s State of the County Live (C. Proxmire, Feb. 4, 2015)     Tonight at 7pm Oakland County Executive Director L. Brooks Patterson will give his State of the County Address live from the Courtyard Marriott in Pontiac.  Watch the speech live courtesy Motown Digital, below:       \ \ \ […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway UPDATED

February 2nd 2015

Winter Tip: How to Avoid the “Second Shovel” at Driveway (County Road Association, Nov. 17, 2014) While the official start of winter is still a month away, many parts of the state are feeling the full effects of winter weather. The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic to help Michigan residents avoid the […]

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18

February 1st 2015

Jazz at Southfield Library: Kathy Kosins Feb.18 (SPL Press Release, Feb.1, 2015) “One of the most alluring voices in Jazz,” according to the Chicago Tribune, the Southfield Public Library welcomes award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins back home to Southfield for a performance on Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.  General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission […]

Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video)

January 31st 2015

Southfield-Lathrup Optimist Club Honors Success in Students (video) The teens honored by the Southfield-Lathrup AM Optimist Club as Students of the Month for December and January had good reasons to be proud. “These are our best and brightest, but the best and brightest is not always based on a GPA score. It may be overcoming […]

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance

January 27th 2015

Southfield City Council Passes Inclusive Human Rights Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2015) Southfield can now be added to the list where people have legal protection against discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender expression. City Council voted unanimously to amend their human rights ordinance on Monday, nearly a year after it […]

History Exhibit at Southfield Library to Share Afro-Mexican Experience Jan 30-March 1

January 25th 2015

History Exhibit at Southfield Library to Share Afro-Mexican Experience Jan 30-March 1 (Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) The Southfield Public Library will host an exhibit, Pathways to Freedom in the Americas: Shared Experiences between Michigan and Mexico, on the second floor of the Library from January 30 through March 1. This exhibit looks at the […]

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County

January 23rd 2015

Confirmed Measles Case in Oakland County (Oakland County Health Dept, Jan. 23, 2015) Oakland County Health Division announced today that the Michigan Department of Community Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed a measles case in an adult Oakland County resident. This case may be associated with the recent Disneyland outbreak in […]

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner

January 20th 2015

Patterson’s 40 Under 40 Named, Online Voting Picks Winner (Oakland County Press Release, Jan. 22, 2015) Starting Tuesday at 9:00 a.m., the public can cast an online vote to choose the winner of the Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2015. Nearly 500 applications and nominations were reviewed by a panel of […]

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016

January 18th 2015

Michigan Students will get SAT Instead of ACT Starting in 2016 (Michigan Department of Education Press Release, Jan. 18, 2015) All Michigan high school juniors will begin taking the SAT as the state-administered college assessment exam beginning in 2016 after the College Board won the three-year competitively-bid contract, the Michigan Department of Education and Department […]