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Holly Area Community Coalition Encourages Kids to Make Good Choices

April 2nd 2019

Holly Area Community Coalition Keeping Kids Safe (Nick Klempp, April 2, 2019) Holly, MI –Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series. The Holly Area Community Coalition, whose office is located in the Karl Richter building, has been servicing the community for […]

Want to Quit Smoking? Free Patches, Gum, or Lozenges through May 31

March 31st 2018

  Want to Quit Smoking? Free Patches, Gum, or Lozenges through May 31 (MDHHS, March 31, 2018) LANSING, Mich. – Thinking about quitting tobacco? The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is expanding its telephone coaching and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) program to all Michigan residents through May 31. During this time, the […]

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park

January 16th 2018

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Council is expected to vote on the second reading of zoning ordinances to allow medical marijuana facilities to open in the city under the current Michigan permitting process. The ordinances passed on first […]

Drain Commissioner & Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing…

August 31st 2016

Drain Commissioner and Drag Star Lady T Warn Against Flushing Inappropriate Items (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept.1, 2016) Pontiac, MI – “Oh Shhhhhhh……..” says the cigarette-smoking drag queen matriarch just before a house explodes on screen in a PSA about toilet-flushing made by the folks at the Oakland County Water Resources Commission. Though your house will […]

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice… (video)

December 16th 2015

Novelty Lighters Could be Dangerous Holiday Choice Fire Marshal Says (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2015, orig. Dec. 15, 2014)   Lighters are not toys. It seems like an obvious statement for adults, but for Ferndale Fire Marshal Brian Batten it is a lesson that cannot be stated enough. Even in the Ferndale area […]

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair

February 9th 2015

Healing and Community Abound at Jewish Community Center Health Fair (C. Proxmire, Aaron Tobin of Tobin Photography, Feb. 9, 2015) Some of the keys to good health are the ability to laugh, to enjoy life, and to be around supportive people. For those who use the Jewish Community Center of Oak Park, these elements are […]