Troy

Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick Charged with Bribery

July 6th 2018

Former Troy City Manager Charged with Bribery (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 6, 2018) Troy, MI- Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick has been charged in Federal Court with bribery, with the FBI accusing him of accepting over $20,000 in gifts from a contractor.  Kischnick was fired in March after being arrested for assaulting a female […]

Troy Family Daze Festival Seeks Performers for International Day Celebration

July 5th 2018

Troy Family Daze Festival Seeks Performers for International Day Celebration Troy, MI -The Troy Family Daze Festival organizers seek performers for the International Day Celebration on Saturday, September 15 from 1 – 5 pm and Sunday, September 16 from 12 – 9 pm.  The Troy Family Daze Festival will be held on the Civic Center […]

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot

July 2nd 2018

SMART Transit Millage Renewal on Aug. 7 Ballot (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Oakland County, MI- On Aug. 7, 2018 voters in Oakland County will be asked to renew a millage that funds public transportation. This is NOT the millage for the Regional Transit Authority.  This IS for a continuation of SMART services already […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Penny Luebs for County Commissioner Dist. 16

July 1st 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Penny Luebs for County Commissioner Dist. 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Clawson, Troy, and Royal Oak, MI  – Penny Luebs is running for County Commissioner for the 16th District and is on the Democratic Primary ballot for Aug. 7, 2018.  Also on the Democratic Primary Ballot is Charles “Chuck” Salgat. Republican […]

Great Lakes Burn Camp Gets Donation from 100 Faithful Friends

June 28th 2018

Great Lakes Burn Camp Gets Donation from 100 Faithful Friends (100 Faithful Friends, June 27, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI – The Rochester Hills based group, 100 Faithful Friends, was founded in June 2015 by Steve & Nancy Benedettini and Lana Doneth. They congregate quarterly to vote on which local charity will be the beneficiary of […]

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk

June 26th 2018

After Series of Attacks, Troy Fire Removes Baby Cooper Hawk (Troy Fire Dept, June 26, 2018) Troy, MI- A nesting pair of Cooper’s Hawks had been attacking residents on Hempstead Street in Troy for some time. After multiple citizens were injured from these attacks, and with no one in which to turn, a firefighter from […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Mallory McMorrow for State Senate 13th District

June 21st 2018

2018 Candidate Interview: Mallory McMorrow for State Senate 13th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2018) Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Berkley, Clawson, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Troy, MI – Democrat Mallory McMorrow is running for State Senate in the 13th District. She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary on Aug. 7, 2018. Incumbent Marty Knollenberg […]

Therapist James Wickersham Specializes in Recovery after Facing his own Addiction

June 15th 2018

Therapist James Wickersham Specializes in Recovery after Facing his own Addiction (Mel Corrigan, June 15, 2018) I sat down with James Wickersham at a coffee shop recently. Dressed in a button-down shirt, face adorned with glasses, he sported a steady, serious yet approachable demeanor. Wickersham is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LMSW) and a Certified […]

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service

June 12th 2018

Things You May Not Have Known about Water & Sewer Service (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2018) Southfield, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash is in the midst of a series of visits to local libraries with a presentation on Water Infrastructure 101. Recently in Southfield he shared some basics and little known […]

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists

June 8th 2018

Rules of the Road for Bicyclists (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 8, 2018) Michigan – With more and more people taking to the streets with pedal power, it’s important that bicyclists and drivers be aware of the rules of the road.  Below is a list of key rules put together by the State of Michigan specifically […]