50 Shades Movies Mysteriously Hidden, Berkley Library Stands up to the Censor

50 Shades Movies Mysteriously Hidden, Berkley Library Stands up to the Censor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 3, 2018) Berkley, MI- Someone’s been playing censor at the Berkley Library, hiding copies of DVDs such as 50 Shades of Gray, 50 Shades Freed, and Eyes Wide Shut.  Even the documentary Jerusalem was surreptitiously removed and hidden. Staff…

2018 Candidate Interview: Michael Ryan for County Commissioner Dist. 19

2018 Candidate Interview: Michael Ryan for County Commissioner Dist. 19 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2018) Berkley, and Royal Oak, MI – Republican Michael Ryan is running for County Commissioner in the 19th District.  He is unopposed in the Aug. 7, 2018 primary. In the Democratic Primary incumbent Dave Woodward is running for re-election, and Devin…

2018 Candidate Interview: Mallory McMorrow for State Senate 13th District

2018 Candidate Interview: Mallory McMorrow for State Senate 13th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2018) Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Berkley, Clawson, Royal Oak, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Troy, MI – Democrat Mallory McMorrow is running for State Senate in the 13th District. She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary on Aug. 7, 2018. Incumbent Marty Knollenberg…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27

2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, MI – Libertarian Benjamin (Ben) Carr is running for State Rep. for the 27th District.  He is unopposed for the Libertarian Primary on Aug. 7, 2018.…

Schools on Lockdown after Patient Leaves Beaumont – UPDATED

Schools on Lockdown after Patient Leaves Beaumont Beverly Hills, Royal Oak, MI – Two schools are on lockdown as police search for a patient from Beaumont Hospital. The Village of Beverly Hills released the following statement: “A patient under the care of Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak has left the hospital grounds and is currently…

Professor’s Presentation Sheds Light on Gerrymandering

Professor’s Presentation Sheds Light on Gerrymandering (Sam Gurwin, April 26, 2018) Birmingham, MI- We may remember a snake-like diagram from middle school that illustrated “Gerrymandering.” The sketch reminds most of history, this idea that in the past corruption dictated voting districts.  This political practice was named after Governor Elbridge Gerry, the Massachusetts Governor of old…

Professor’s Presentation Sheds Light on Gerrymandering

Professor’s Presentation Sheds Light on Gerrymandering (Sam Gurwin, April 26, 2018) Birmingham, MI- We may remember a snake-like diagram from middle school that illustrated “Gerrymandering.” The sketch reminds most of history, this idea that in the past corruption dictated voting districts.  This political practice was named after Governor Elbridge Gerry, the Massachusetts Governor of old…