Housing Director Convicted of Entering Seniors Apts, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation

Housing Director Convicted of Entering Senior’s Apartments, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 26, 2015) Deborah Wilson, who stipulated to having entered the homes of three Ferndale Housing residents and stealing their prescription medication in late 2014, was sentenced on Feb 26 in Oakland County Circuit Court by Judge Denise Langford-Morris. Wilson pled…

Housing Director Convicted of Entering Seniors Apts, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation

Housing Director Convicted of Entering Senior’s Apartments, Stealing Medication, Gets Probation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 26, 2015) Deborah Wilson, who stipulated to having entered the homes of three Ferndale Housing residents and stealing their prescription medication in late 2014, was sentenced on Feb 26 in Oakland County Circuit Court by Judge Denise Langford-Morris. Wilson pled…

Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry

Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry Deadline March 6th, 2015 (Compiled, Feb. 26, 2015) Affirmations is pleased to announce a partnership with Gender-Identity Network Alliance (GNA) and Transgender Michigan (TGMI) in this CALL FOR ENTRY to artists to submit work for consideration for the first annual Transgender Empowerment & Visibility Exhibition, held in…

Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry

Looking for TRANS* Artists! – Call For Entry Deadline March 6th, 2015 (Compiled, Feb. 26, 2015) Affirmations is pleased to announce a partnership with Gender-Identity Network Alliance (GNA) and Transgender Michigan (TGMI) in this CALL FOR ENTRY to artists to submit work for consideration for the first annual Transgender Empowerment & Visibility Exhibition, held in…

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent (Waterford Schools, Feb. 25, 2015) The Waterford Board of Education approved the recommendation to accept a proposal from the Michigan Associate of School Boards (MASB) to conduct a superintendent search. Superintendent John Silveri has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2015, Silveri has served as Waterford School District superintendent since…

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent

Waterford Schools Seeking New Superintendent (Waterford Schools, Feb. 25, 2015) The Waterford Board of Education approved the recommendation to accept a proposal from the Michigan Associate of School Boards (MASB) to conduct a superintendent search. Superintendent John Silveri has announced his retirement effective June 30, 2015, Silveri has served as Waterford School District superintendent since…

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video)

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) The City of Royal Oak has made a public service announcement encouraging residents and business owners to shovel the snow and ice from their sidewalks. However, there is no ordinance requiring them to do so. The video shows a…

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video)

Royal Oak Encourages Snow Removal with Video, Contemplating Ordinance (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 25, 2015) The City of Royal Oak has made a public service announcement encouraging residents and business owners to shovel the snow and ice from their sidewalks. However, there is no ordinance requiring them to do so. The video shows a…

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City

Madison Heights Volunteers Shovel Every Bus Stop in the City (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 23, 2015) Twenty volunteers, coordinated through several local groups and supported by local businesses, spent their Sunday afternoon shoveling every bus stop in town to make them more accessible for people who ride the SMART Bus system. With 100 stops in…

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement

OCC’s “Man Up” Program Focuses on African American Achievement (Margarita Wagerson, OCC, Feb. 23, 2015) Oakland Community College’s nationally recognized “Man Up” program is off to another great start this year with 35 students enrolled this semester. OCC leaders crafted “Man Up” in 2011 with the goal of keeping young African American men in school and on track to…