Southfield

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 5th 2015

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) “What would I say to Kelly Garrett 20, 20 and 5 years ago? The one thing I would tell her is to keep your integrity. Never compromise. Make sure that you have such good character that if someone ever […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads

April 23rd 2015

Construction to Impact Quarton, Lahser and Telegraph Roads (Bingham Farms Press Release, April 23, 2015) The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved the closure of Quarton Road between Cranbrook and Woodward Avenue in the communities of Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham to through traffic beginning Wednesday, April 29. Residential access will be maintained within […]

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success

April 22nd 2015

Oakland County Touts Tech248 Success (Oakland County Press Release, April 22, 2015) Tech248 meetups attracted more than 400 technology industry professionals and students, including the founder of an Oakland County-based company who was among 50 people nationwide recently invited to the White House to talk tech. The meetups are vital to Tech248’s mission of connecting […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Coffee Hour with Rep. Jeremy Moss in Southfield April 27

April 16th 2015

Coffee Hour with Rep. Jeremy Moss in Southfield April 27 (Jeremy Moss, April 16, 2015) Coffee hours are a chance to meet with your state representative in an informal setting, where you can ask questions about pending legislation, get more information on state government or offer your ideas and solutions for matters facing our state. […]

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms

April 14th 2015

Home Burglary in Bingham Farms (Detecitve Batianelli, Bingham Farms Police, April 14, 2015) Sometime between the hours of noon and 4pm on Monday, 4/12/2015, a residence near 13 Mile and Telegraph Roads in Bingham Farms was burglarized.  Entry was made by forcing the front door open.  Only Jewelry was taken.   A witness identified a dark […]