Oak Park Police Ask Public’s Help Identifying Fraud Suspects

Oak Park Police Ask Public’s Help Identifying Fraud Suspects (City of Oak Park, July 19, 2017) Oak Park, Michigan – The Oak Park Public Safety Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying subjects captured on surveillance video. These individuals are persons of interest in an ongoing investigation of fraud perpetrated against a senior in…

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6

Candidate Interview: Pontiac Councilperson Doris Taylor Burks Dist. 6 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2017) Pontiac, MI – Doris Taylor Burks is the current Councilperson in Pontiac’s 6th District who is running for re-election on Nov. 7.  She is being challenged by William A. Carrington who currently serves on the Pontiac School Board.  Because there…

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering

Ballot Effort Launched to Reform Redistricting, End Gerrymandering (Voters not Politicians, July 17, 2017) East Lansing, MI – A plan to end rigging of legislative and congressional districts for partisan advantage was released today by the grassroots group Voters Not Politicians. The constitutional amendment would go before voters on the November 2018 ballot. The proposal…

Little Things Make Oakland County Fair Memorable

Little Things Make Oakland     County Fair Memorable (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 16, 2017) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair wrapped up Sunday, leaving thousands of people with happy memories, new friends, and many with ribbons and trophies to be proud of. The fair features fun rides and events along with showcasing talent throughout the county. …

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship…

Rochester Adams Interact Club Students Create Scholarship for Fellow Student (Rochester Rotary, July 16, 2017) Rochester, MI – This Spring, the Rochester Adams Interact Club broke new ground for high school philanthropy and awarded a fellow Rochester Adams student with a $2,000 scholarship to Oakland Community College; enough to cover almost a full year of…

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award

Bryan’s Hope in Waterford Earns Outstanding Volunteer Org. Award (Michigan Community Service Coalition, July 13, 2017) Waterford, MI – Among the 49 winners of 2017 Governor’s Service Awards were six people or groups from Oakland County, including Bryan’s Hope. The winners are individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their commitment to volunteerism,…

Treger Strasberg of Birmingham Earns Volunteer of the Year Award

Treger Strasberg of Birmingham Earns Volunteer of the Year Award (Michigan Community Service Coalition, July 13, 2017) Berkley, MI – Among the 49 winners of 2017 Governor’s Service Awards were six people or groups from Oakland County, including Treger Strasberg of Birmingham. The winners are individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations that were selected for their…

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Dr. Dania Bazzi wants Ferndale Schools to be the heart of the community, and as she looks at the school year ahead her focus is on making strong connections. In her previous district, Galesburg-Agusta, Dr. Bazzi…

Celebrity Softball in Ferndale Supports Boys & Girls Club Programs

Celebrity Softball in Ferndale Supports Boys & Girls Club Programs (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The cracks of the softball bat followed by the “ooohs,” “ahhhs,” and cheers of spectators carried on through Saturday afternoon for the annual Celebrity Softball Tournament at Martin Road Park in Ferndale. The event benefits Boys…

Birmingham Upgrades Parking Meters, Adds Vehicle Detection Sensors

Birmingham Upgrades Parking Meters, Adds Vehicle Detection Sensors (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2017) Birmingham, MI – Visitors to Downtown Birmingham may notice the new parking meters, which take coins, credit cards and pay by phone through Parkmobile. According to the City of Birmingham website: “The installation of 1,262 credit card enabled “smart” parking meters…