Southfield

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees

July 15th 2016

Guest Column: The Value of Street Trees (Robert J. Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, July 15, 2016) Trees are an indispensable component of good neighborhoods. When the right species are planted in the right place and cared for properly, many benefits are realized. Street trees soften hardscapes, buffer pedestrians from moving vehicles, and create “outdoor rooms” that […]

Construction Alert: I-75 Down to 1 Lane at I-696 This Weekend

July 15th 2016

I-75 Down to One Lane at I-696 This Weekend (MDOT, July 15, 2016) Lane closures on northbound I-75 between Gardenia Avenue and 12 Mile Road start July 15 COUNTY: Oakland HIGHWAY: I-75 CLOSEST CITIES: Royal Oak Madison Heights START DATE: 10 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2016 END DATE: 5 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016   […]

Celebrity Softball Helps Raise Money for Boys and Girls Clubs

July 12th 2016

Celebrity Softball Helps Raise Money for Boys and Girls Clubs (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Abraham Lincoln taking a selfie.  Boxing legend Thomas “the Hitman Herns” sitting in the bullpen of the neighborhood park watching local TV anchors playing softball with 1968 Detroit Tiger Ike Blessit and Royal Oak Mayor Jim […]

Eat to the Beat Concert Series in Southfield 7/14, 8/11 and 9/8

July 10th 2016

Eat to the Beat Concert Series in Southfield 7/14, 8/11 and 9/8 (Event) (SOUTHFIELD, Mich.)  – The city of Southfield, in partnership with the City Centre Advisory Board, has expanded the Eat to the Beat lunchtime food truck & concert series to include Eat to the Beat After Hours on Thursday, July 14 from 12 […]

FOIA Turns 50. Here is Why That Matters.

July 4th 2016

FOIA Turns 50.  Here is Why That Matters. (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2016) Washington DC – The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law that requires the Federal Government to operate with transparency and to disclose information that is requested by the public (including the media). There are exemptions to what information can […]

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic

July 2nd 2016

Police Chief’s Recommendations for Avoiding Traffic (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, July 2, 2016) We are all looking forward to a fun holiday weekend, I know I am.  One concern we share with you is about traffic.  Last weekend we heard from folks who got caught up in traffic northbound on I-75 north of […]

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

July 1st 2016

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor […]

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations

June 21st 2016

Summer Food Program for Kids Locations (SE Michigan United Way, June 21, 2016) Meet Up and Eat Up – Summer Meet Up and Eat Up is a collaborative movement to ensure that every child has access to nutritious meals 3 times a day, 365 days a year. For kids who rely on free and reduced […]

2016 Candidate Interview 35th District State Representative Jeremy Moss (video)

June 20th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview 35th District State Representative Jeremy Moss (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2016)   Southfield, MI – Democratic Incumbent Jeremy Moss is running for re-election to be State Representative for the 35th District which includes Southfield, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin and Lathrup Village.  He has been in office nearly two years.  […]

Walk for the Future Raises Money for Boys and Girls Clubs

June 12th 2016

Walk for the Future Raises Money for Boys and Girls Clubs (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Dozens of adults paid forward their own success this weekend as they made an investment in the lives of children through the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland and Macomb Counties Walk for the […]

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