Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2016) Detroit, MI – Jeff Montgomery, LGBT rights activist and longtime Executive Director for Triangle Foundation (now Equality Michigan) has died.  Sean Kosofsky, Executive Director of The Tyler Clementi Foundation and former Policy Director for Triangle Foundation, shared the news Tuesday…

2016 Candidate Interview Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40

2016 Candidate Interview  Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Democrat Nicole Bedi is running for State Representative for the 40th District which includes Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills and West Bloomfield.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael D. McCready.  Neither have opponents in…

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video)

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on video attempting to go into locked businesses then destroying landscaping lighting at the Ameriprise building at 24280Woodward. The incident happened…

Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Gives Gainsboro Playground Update

Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Gives Gainsboro Playground Update (Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Jason Krzysiak, July 17, 2016) Pleasant Ridge,  MI – I just wanted to update everyone on the final plans for the new Gainsboro Playground. The Recreation Commission unanimously approved the plan at their Wednesday meeting and all in attendance were eager to place our order with…

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair (C. Proxmire, July 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is not just a day of rides, shows and animals.  It’s actually a 9 day fair with many people camping at the fair itself for the whole experience.  Kids from all over Oakland County come to…

2016 Candidate Interview Salvatore Delia for Oakland County Commission Dist. 2

2016  Candidate Interview Salvatore Delia for Oakland County Commission Dist. 2 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2016) Groveland Township, MI – Salvatore Delia is one of three Republicans in the race for Oakland County Commissioner for District 2, which includes five townships: Groveland, Holly, Springfield, Rose, and Highland.  Delia lives in Groveland. On Aug.…

2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1

2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is the only Democratic candidate on the ballot for Oakland County’s District 1.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael Gingell on Nov. 8, 2016. Lake Orion, Orion Township, Auburn…

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis (Oakland County Health Division, July 13, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI–Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) was notified today of a Lifetime Fitness day camp employee in Rochester Hills with bacterial meningitis who is a Macomb County resident. We are currently notifying parents of campers…

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2016) Holly, MI – I spent some time “up north” in Oakland County on the fourth of July weekend and had an incredibly good lunch at Villagers Family Restaurant at 11121 N. Saginaw Street in Holly. The menu is full…

Celebrity Softball Helps Raise Money for Boys and Girls Clubs

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…