2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Wright for State Rep Dist. 38

2018 Candidate Interview: Brian Wright for State Rep Dist. 38 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018) Novi, Northville, South Lyon, Lyon Township, and Walled Lake, MI – Brian R. Wright is running for State Representative in the 38th District.  He is unopposed in the Libertarian Primary which is held Aug. 7, 2018. In the Democratic Primary…

Who’s Running for Office? Here are Candidate Interviews for Aug. 7 Primary Election

Who’s Running for Office? Here are Candidate Interviews for Aug. 7 Primary Election Oakland County, MI-  The Oakland County Times has a tradition of doing brief, introductory interviews with candidates for political offices. This gives all candidates a chance to talk about the issues that are important to them, and we welcome candidates from any…

Auburn Hills Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect UPDATED

Auburn Hills Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect UPDATED (AHPD, July 26, 2018)   Auburn Hills, MI -On July 26, 2018 at 12:53 pm, personnel from the Auburn Hills Police Department were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred at the Cornerstone Community Financial Credit Union on University Drive. Preliminary investigation reveals that…

Officials Warn of Potential Measles Exposure, New Cases in Michigan

Officials Warn of Potential Measles Exposure, New Cases in Michigan (Michigan Dept. of Health and Human Services, July 26, 2018) Detroit, MI- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed two additional cases of measles in Michigan for 2018; both related to international travel. These individuals were residents of Oakland and Washtenaw…

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More

Fire Chief McGee Makes Holly Full-Time Focus, Announces New Station and More (Drew Saunders, July 25, 2018) Holly, MI – Holly Fire Chief Steve McGee is excited to expand the scope, efficiency and quality of the services provided to the village that he now serves full-time. McGee’s years of experience have already been an asset…

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Federal funding has become available for housing authorities to upgrade and replace aging properties, and Ferndale Housing Commission has been invited to apply. “We get to dream a little dream,” said Ferndale Housing Director Heater VanPoucker.  “This is an…

2018 Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor

2018 Candidate Interview: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2018) Lansing, MI –Gretchen Whitmer is running in the Democratic Primary for Governor of Michigan. Also on the Aug. 7, 2018 Democratic Primary ballot are Abd.ul El-Sayed,  and Shri Thanedar. In the Republican Party Primary  are Brian Calley, Patrick Colebeck, Jim Hines and Bill…

2018 Candidate Interview: Marisa Prince for Brandon Twp. Trustee

2018 Candidate Interview: Marisa Prince for Brandon Twp. Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2018) Brandon Township, Ortonville, MI – Marisa Prince is running unopposed in the Aug.7, 2018 Democratic Primary for Brandon Township Trustee. In the Republican Primary are Scott Broughton, Dale M. Creamer, Jayson W. Rumball and Steven D. Unruh.  The winner of the…

2018 Candidate Interview: Dennis Cotton for Southfield School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Dennis Cotton for Southfield School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2018) Southfield, Lathrup Village, MI – Dennis L. Cotton is running for Southfield Public School Board Member for a six year term. There are two seats available. Thus far Michael Benson, Dennis L. Cotton and Darrell B. Joyce are running. The election…

2018 Candidate Interview: Robert Wittenberg for State Rep. District 29

2018 Candidate Interview: Robert Wittenberg for State Rep. District 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park and Royal Oak Township, MI – State Representative Robert Wittenberg is running for re-election to the 27th District.  On the Aug. 7, 2018 Democratic Primary ballot he is opposed by Michelangelo Fortuna…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ellen Lipton for Congress, 9th District

2018 Candidate Interview: Ellen Lipton for Congress, 9th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2018) Berkley, Clawson, Centerline, Eastpointe, Ferndale, Fraser, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin, Bloomfield Township, Clinton Township, Royal Oak Township and Southfield Township, MI –Ellen Lipton is running…

2018 Candidate Interview: Marty Knollenberg for State Senate District 13

2018 Candidate Interview: Marty Knollenberg for State Senate District 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2018) Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Berkley, Clawson, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Troy, MI – State Senator Marty Knollenberg is running for re-election to the 13th District. He is unopposed in the Republican Primary. In the Democratic Primary, Mallory McMorrow is unopposed.…

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The Ferndale Planning Commission heard updated preliminary plans for 34-acre former Hayes Lemmerz location at 8 Mile Road and Pinecrest which would bring a community full of homes, apartments, and other amenities to…