2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Rankin for Holly Village Council

  2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Rankin for Holly Village Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2018) Holly, MI – Chris Rankin is running for re-election to Holly Village Council. There are four candidates on the ballot, plus one write-in option, with three seats available. Candidates are Richard Kinnamon, Rick Powers, Chris Rankin, Tim Terpening and…

Hazel Park Touts Public Art with “Artober”

  Hazel Park Touts Public Art with “Artober” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2018) Hazel Park, MI- Throughout the month of October, Hazel Parkers are celebrating public art with pieces installed throughout the city.  Dubbed “Artober,” the project provides exposure for local artists and a reason for people to visit the community. “The Hazel Park…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board

  2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.17, 2018) Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak Township, MI- Jim O’Donnell is running for re-election to Ferndale School Board.  There are two candidates running for two seats: Sandra N. Dukhie and Jim O’Donnell. This is a non-partisan position with…

2018 Candidate Interview: Roland Hwang for Northville School Board

  2018 Candidate Interview: Roland Hwang for Northville School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.17, 2018) Northville, Novi, Lyon Township, Salem, MI- Roland Hwang is running for re-election to Northville School Board.  There are four people running for three positions. Candidates are: Roland Hwang, Angela Jaafar, Suzanne Lynn and James Mazurek. This is a non-partisan position…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ana Cole for Ortonville Village Trustee

  2018 Candidate Interview: Ana Cole for Ortonville Village Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.17, 2018) Ortonville, MI- Ana Cole is running for Ortonville Village Trustee. There are six people running for three seats. Candidates are: Ana Cole, Pat George, Anthony Graybill, Larry Hayden, Mark A. Robertson, and James Austin Webb. This is a non-partisan position…

2018 Candidate Interview: Liam Feeney for Holly Twp. Parks Board (write in)

2018 Candidate Interview: Liam Feeney for Holly Twp. Parks Board (write in) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2018) Holly Township, MI-Libertarian Liam Feeney is running as a write-in candidate for Holly Township Parks Board. Also on the ballot is Republican Steven LaPlante.  Democrat Tony Engelberg is also running as a write-in. Election Day is Nov.…

Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration

  Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden Gets Grant for Restoration (Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Oct. 15, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Created in 1915 by Cranbrook founder George Booth and his father, Henry Wood Booth, Cranbrook’s Japanese Garden is among the oldest in North America. Although the garden today remains a place of inspiration and…

Prank Calls Made to Candidates throughout Oakland County

  Prank Calls Made to Candidates throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2018) Oakland County, MI – Several elected officials and candidates received prank calls on Sunday. The calls showed up on caller IDs as coming from different, but legitimate places, including the Fox 2 Newsroom and FedEx. The caller did not discriminate…

Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location

  Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location (City of Oak Park, Oct. 15, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Oak Park city officials are happy to announce they have made progress in their discussions with The Kroger Company, the country’s largest supermarket chain, regarding their interest in opening a new Kroger grocery store at the site of the old Kmart located at…

HRC Gives Ferndale, Detroit Perfect Scores for LGBTQ Equality

  HRC Gives Ferndale, Detroit Perfect Scores for LGBTQ Equality (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Detroit, MI – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Equality Federation Institute team up each year to rate municipalities in terms of LGBTQ inclusivity and measures of equality. This year Ferndale joined the ranks of those…

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Farmington Hills Police Investigating Fatal Shooting (Farmington Hills Police, Oct. 15, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Retreat of Farmington Hills Apartments located on Twelve Mile Road west of Middlebelt. The incident occurred at approximately 1:12 AM when officers responded to numerous 911 calls. Responding…