Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May…

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed…

Waterford Brings Out the Red, White and Blue…

Waterford Brings Out the Red, White and Blue for Memorial Day Parade (Jim Thienel, Chairperson of the Oakland County Republican Party, May 27, 2014) Waterford’s Memorial Day Parade took place Monday morning, showcasing the community’s commitment to patriotism and serving the country. Traveling along Dixie Hwy were dozens of community groups and political figures. Photos…

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation (Clawson Schools Press Release, May 24, 2014) The State of Michigan Green Schools Program has named Clawson’s two elementary schools – Kenwood and Schalm – Michigan “Evergreen” Schools, the highest ranking. The Michigan Green Schools Program encourages schools to participate in environmentally friendly and energy savings activities.…