Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving (Traffic Improvement Association, April 2, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI -Jim Santilli, chief executive officer of the Transportation Improvement Association, and State Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) today announced distracted driving legislation they’ve designed with the goal of reducing fatalities, injuries, and traffic crashes in Michigan. “When operating…

Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video)

Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2017) Holly, MI – With over 100 guests, charming music, incredible bouquets and an eclectic spread of appetizers and desserts, the new owners of Holly Antiques made an elegant first impression with their ribbon cutting Friday. Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton purchased…

Resources for Good Health Shared at Holly Health Fair

Resources for Good Health Shared at Holly Health Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2017) Holly, MI – There are many ways to be healthy, and the second annual Holly Health and Wellness Fair demonstrated over two dozen of them. ZUMBA INSTRUCTOR STACEY STACKLEY Among the tables of that vendors at Saturday’s event was Zumba…

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire,  March 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It’s time to lean in girl.” That’s what Ferndale resident Deanna Tartaglia told herself after being one of hundreds of Ferndale women who participated in marches and demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. “I felt moved…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids (Alissa Malerman, March 26, 2017) FERNDALE – The Ferndale Youth Assistance Program welcomed students, teachers, elected officials and law officers as they pulled up chairs in the very crowded University High School cafeteria to honor contributions of the community’s young volunteers during the Jack and…

MML#3: Senator Marty Knollenberg Named Legislator of the Year

MML#3:  Senator Marty Knollenberg Named Legislator of the Year (Michigan Municipal League, March 26, 2017) LANSING, MI – The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) and Sen. Marty Knollenberg (R-Troy) as the League’s 2017 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formally presented to Rep. Kosowski and Sen. Knollenberg during the…

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments

MML#2 – How Changes in DC Impact Local Governments (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2017) Lansing, MI – Local elected officials of all political persuasions need to be in tune with decisions made at the state and national level.  That’s why the Michigan Municipal League included a panel discussion called “The Changing Landscape in Washington…