Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1

Community Conversation about Redistricting Feb. 1 (EVENT page) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Gerrymandering and Non-Partisan Redistricting are important topics in Michigan. Join us for an informational presentation and discussion on these topics with Kevin Deegan-Krause. Kevin is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University, and has a passion for a fair voting…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join…

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch

Former NBA Player and GM Exec. Cheer Pontiac On During Chamber Lunch (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 25, 2017) Pontiac, MI – “There is no doubt that we’re building something beautiful in Pontiac,” said Vickie Brent-Touray as she addressed dozens of business people at the Pontiac Regional Chamber Annual Meeting and lunch on Wednesday.  “We have…

West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election

West Bloomfield School Board Approves Plans for a May 2 Bond Election (West Bloomfield Schools, Jan. 26, 2017) WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI – At a regular meeting of the West Bloomfield School District Board of Education, on January 23, 2017, the board voted unanimously to go forward with a comprehensive bond election on May 2, 2017. …

Ten Year Old Called 911 Just Before Mother’s Murder in Commerce Twp

Ten Year Old Called 911 Just Before Mother’s Murder in Commerce Twp (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Jan. 24, 2017) Commerce Twp, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide that occurred at approximately 9:40pm on Monday, January 23rd at a residence in the 1700 block of Applebrook in Commerce Twp. Deputies responded…

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A proposed development could turn the Wing Hing Inn at 1820 E. 9 Mile into a food-truck themed restaurant called “Detroit Fleat.” (Yes, that is the way it’s spelled) Aaron Tye, who owns the food truck…

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of…

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township

Awards and Inspiration Shared at MLK Celebration in Royal Oak Township (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2017) Royal Oak Township, MI – The Royal Oak Township Recreation Center was filled with music and words of inspiration on Monday as residents gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. “Dr. King left a legacy. …