Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat (Rochester Regional Chamber Press Release, April 2, 2015) Rochester area high school students interested in developing their leadership skills and growing awareness of the activities and needs of the greater Rochester community have an opportunity to meet with a variety of regional leaders this…

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat (Rochester Regional Chamber Press Release, April 2, 2015) Rochester area high school students interested in developing their leadership skills and growing awareness of the activities and needs of the greater Rochester community have an opportunity to meet with a variety of regional leaders this…

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With…

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility

Transgender Expression Reigns with Successful Day of Visibility (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2015) “Expression is a human right,” said Rachel Weisserman who hosted the Transgender Day of Visibility at Five15 Royal Oak on Tuesday night. About 50 transgender people and allies joined together to celebrate expression and camaraderie for Transgender Day of Visibility. With…

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Library Circulation Specialist, April 1, 2015) If there’s any service your library excels at, it’s guiding you towards your new favorite book. That’s why we contribute these bi-monthly recommendations to the Oakland County 115, so that every reader and patron served by our county-wide library consortium…

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks

Ferndale Library Recommends: Jessica’s Springtime Picks (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Library Circulation Specialist, April 1, 2015) If there’s any service your library excels at, it’s guiding you towards your new favorite book. That’s why we contribute these bi-monthly recommendations to the Oakland County 115, so that every reader and patron served by our county-wide library consortium…

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many…

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates

Berkley Mayor Explains April Fool’s Day, and Other City Updates (Berkley Mayor Phil O’Dwyer, April 1, 2015) Message From the Mayor Change is difficult for many of us to embrace, and accepting innovative ideas sometimes disturbs the tranquility and peace of simply continuing with the familiar. When the Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582, many…

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a…

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan

169 Positions Cut as Hazel Park Schools Approves 5-Year Deficit Elimination Plan (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, March 31, 2015) On Monday, March 30, 2015, The Hazel Park Board of Education approved the district’s deficit elimination plan and have submitted it to the Michigan Department of Education. On June 30, 2014 the district had a…

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure…

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions

Troy Police Create “Safe Zone” for Craigslist Transactions  (Troy Police Press Release, March 31, 2015)  The Troy Police Department is offering the front parking lot of the police station as a “safe zone” for Craigslist transactions. Across the country, a variety of criminal incidents have been connected to Craigslist transactions. This is a preventative measure…

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois

NCRC#1: Diversity and Prosperity Integrate Well in Oak Park, Illinois (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2015) This is part of our series of stories from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Conference in Washington DC from March 25-28, 2015. Learn more at www.ncrc.org. As part of the National Coalition Reinvestment Coalitions Annual Conference in Washington DC,…