2018 Candidate Interview: John Himmelspach for Waterford School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: John Himmelspach for Waterford School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2018) Waterford, Independence Township, West Bloomfield, MI- John Himmelspach is running for re-election to the Waterford School Board. There are five people running for two seats.  Candidates are Margaret Bryce, Kent Douglas, John Himmelspach, Julie Josselyn and Joan Sutherland. This is…

2018 Candidate Interview: Sue Wylie for Clarkston City Council

2018 Candidate Interview: Sue Wylie for Clarkston City Council (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Sue Wylie is running for re-election to Clarkston City Council. There are five people running for three positions.  On the ballot are: Al Avery, Sharron Catallo, Rick Detkowski, Hampton Swayne and Sue Wylie. This is a non-partisan position…

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term)

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Cascone for Clarkston City Council (partial term) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Clarkston, MI- Michael (Mike) Cascone is running for City Council in Clarkston for a partial term seat that ends Nov. 11, 2019. There are two people running for one seat: Mike Cascone and David Marsh. There is also…

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Lake Orion, Orion Township, Lake Angelus, Auburn Hills and Independence Township, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is running for County Commissioner of the 1st District. She is running against Republican incumbent Michael Gingell. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018 Check…

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival

Lessons from the Clarkston Family Farm Monarch Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2018) Clarkston, MI- On Saturday children fluttered about the Clarkston Family Farm, delighted with a day of hands-on learning at the Monarch Butterfly Festival. Kids waved wands made of sticks and newspaper butterflies tied to strings as they explored several stations set…

Teenager Riding on Hood of Car Seriously Injured After Fall…

Teenager Riding on Hood of Car Seriously Injured After Fall in Independence Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sept. 12, 2018) Independence Township, MI- Deputies and the Independence Township Fire Department responded to the 6000 block of Foxfire Circle for a serious injury accident on Sept. 10. A subject was fell from the hood of a…

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston

Explore: Garden of Healing & Renewal, McLaren Clarkston (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Clarkston, MI – McLaren Clarkston has an enchanting bit of nature mixed with man-made comforts inside their Garden of Healing and Renewal, which is located across from the hospital at Sashabaw Road and Bow Pointe Drive. The flowery landscaping around the…

2018 Candidate Interview: Wade Fleming for County Commissioner Dist. 16

2018 Candidate Interview: Wade Fleming for County Commissioner Dist. 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018) Clawson, Troy, and Royal Oak, MI – County Commissioner Wade Fleming is running unopposed for re-election in the Republican Primary which takes place Aug. 7, 2018. In the Democratic Primary Penny Luebs and Charles “Chuck” Salgat are running.  The…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ted Villella for County Commissioner Dist. 4

2018 Candidate Interview: Ted Villella for County Commissioner Dist. 4 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2018, updated Oct. 20, 2018) Clarkston, Independence Township, Waterford, MI – Ted Villella is the Democratic candidate for County Commissioner in the 4th District. Incumbent Tom Middleton is the Republican candidate seeking re-election. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018. Check out…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Hines for Governor

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim Hines for Governor (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2018) Lansing, MI – Jim Hines is running in the Republican Primary for Governor of Michigan. Also in the Republican Primary are Brian Calley, Patrick Colbeck and Bill Schuette. The primary is Aug. 7, 2018. In the Libertarian Primary are Bill Gelineau and John…

2018 Candidate Interview: Elissa Slotkin for Congress District 8

2018 Candidate Interview: Elissa Slotkin for Congress District 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2018) Holly, Brandon Twp, Clarkston, Addison Twp, Oakland Twp, Orion Twp, Lake Orion, Independence Twp, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rose Twp, Oxford, Brighton, East Lansing, Lansing, Howell, Okemos, Fenton and Mason, MI – Elissa Slotkin is running in the Democratic Primary for Congress…

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Smith for Congress District 8

2018 Candidate Interview: Chris Smith for Congress District 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2018) Holly, Brandon Twp, Clarkston, Addison Twp, Oakland Twp, Orion Twp, Lake Orion, Independence Twp, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rose Twp, Springfield Twp, Highland Twp, Oxford, Brighton, East Lansing, Lansing, Howell, Okemos, Fenton and Mason, MI – Chris Smith is running in the…

Swastikas, Slur & Other Graffiti Sprayed on Cars, Utility Boxes in Independence Twp.

Swastikas, Slur & Other Graffiti Sprayed on Cars, Utility Boxes in Independence Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff, July 11, 2018) Independence Township, MI –  Deputies responded to the 5500 block of Chestnut Hill Drive for a Malicious Destruction of Property report.  Upon arrival, Deputies spoke with the complainant and were advised that several vehicles, street signs…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Pittel for State Senate Dist. 12

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeff Pittel for State Senate Dist. 12 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2018) Addison Township, Auburn Hills, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Independence Township, Keego Harbor Oakland Township, Orion, Oxford, Pontiac, Southfield Township, Sylvan Lake and Clarkston, MI – Jeff Pittel is running unopposed in Libertarian Primary for State Senate…