Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair (C. Proxmire, July 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is not just a day of rides, shows and animals.  It’s actually a 9 day fair with many people camping at the fair itself for the whole experience.  Kids from all over Oakland County come to…

2016 Candidate Interview Salvatore Delia for Oakland County Commission Dist. 2

2016  Candidate Interview Salvatore Delia for Oakland County Commission Dist. 2 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2016) Groveland Township, MI – Salvatore Delia is one of three Republicans in the race for Oakland County Commissioner for District 2, which includes five townships: Groveland, Holly, Springfield, Rose, and Highland.  Delia lives in Groveland. On Aug.…

2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1

2016 Candidate Interview Michelle Bryant for Oakland County Commission Dist. 1 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 14, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is the only Democratic candidate on the ballot for Oakland County’s District 1.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael Gingell on Nov. 8, 2016. Lake Orion, Orion Township, Auburn…

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis

Worker at Day Camp in Rochester Hills Tests Positive for Bacterial Meningitis (Oakland County Health Division, July 13, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI–Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) was notified today of a Lifetime Fitness day camp employee in Rochester Hills with bacterial meningitis who is a Macomb County resident. We are currently notifying parents of campers…

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly

Reporter Food: Four-Cheese Baked Spaghetti at Villagers Restaurant in Holly (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2016) Holly, MI – I spent some time “up north” in Oakland County on the fourth of July weekend and had an incredibly good lunch at Villagers Family Restaurant at 11121 N. Saginaw Street in Holly. The menu is full…

Celebrity Softball Helps Raise Money for Boys and Girls Clubs

Celebrity Softball Helps Raise Money for Boys and Girls Clubs (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Abraham Lincoln taking a selfie.  Boxing legend Thomas “the Hitman Herns” sitting in the bullpen of the neighborhood park watching local TV anchors playing softball with 1968 Detroit Tiger Ike Blessit and Royal Oak Mayor Jim…

Two Bailiffs and Shooter Reported Dead at Berrien County Courthouse

Two Bailiffs and Shooter Reported Dead at Berrien County Courthouse (Compiled, July 11, 2016) St. Joseph, MI – Two bailiffs and a suspect are dead following a shooting at the Barrien County Courthouse.  According to WZZM 13 and various other outlets, the shooting took place at around 2:30pm. Watch for ongoing coverage at WZZM:  http://www.wzzm13.com/news/crime/shots-fired-at-berrien-county-courthouse/269776304…

Police Looking for Possible Witness in Sexual Assault Investigation in Holly Twp

Police Looking for Possible Witness in Sexual Assault Investigation in Holly Twp (Michigan State Police, July 9, 2016) Holly Township, MI – On June 26, 2016 at approximately 3 30 AM troopers were dispatched to the area of Milford Road and East Rose Center Road in Holly Township to attempt to locate a female that…

Fernando Gonzales’ Killer Sentenced for Second Degree Murder, Arson and Auto Theft

Fernando Gonzales’ Killer Sentenced for Second Degree Murder, Arson and Auto Theft (C. Proxmire, July 9, 2016)  Madison Heights, MI – 19-year-old Christopher King was recently sentenced to 30-60 years in prison for the strangulation death, arson and theft of vehicle in the Oct. 31, 2015 murder of 59-year-old Ferndano Gonzales, according to The Oakland…