Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open…

Bomb Squad Called…Congressman Bentivolio’s Office

Bomb Squad Called for Suspicious Briefcase at Congressman Bentivolio’s Office (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 3,2014) INCIDENT: 13:50 Hrs. – Oct 31 – Suspicious Package/OCSO Bomb K9 Assist/MSP Bomb Squad Activation. #14-172643. SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to 800 Welch Rd., the District Office of Congressman Kerry Bentivolio. for a suspicious package. The Congressman advised that…

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered…

Donate Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5

Donate Candy to Treats for Troops – Several Locations – Through Nov. 5 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 2, 2014) For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Halloween candy as…

Cyclist Injured in Commerce Township Accident

Cyclist Injured in Commerce Township Accident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Oct. 27, 2014) INCIDENT: 16:28 Hrs.- Oct. 26 – Township of Commerce – Pedestrian Personal Injury Crash / Investigator Callout – #14-169802 The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Commerce Township Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred at…

Seaholm Students Meet Congressional Candidates, Except Trott

Seaholm Students Meet 11th District Congressional Candidates, Except Trott (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 25, 2014) There is a saying in some social circles that you better show up or people will talk about you anyway. That certainly held true Monday when Congressional Candidate Dave Trott failed to come to a candidate forum specifically for…

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the…

Military Care Package Packing Party, Oct. 18 in Wolverine Lake

Military Care Package Packing Party, Oct. 18 in Wolverine Lake (Compiled, Sept. 27, 2014) The residents of Wolverine Lake Village, in conjunction with Military Families United of Michigan and K-9 Defender Fund, are hosting a packing party to support our troops and military working dogs still serving on the battlefield. They welcome these packages from…

“Not the Work of Wimps”: Environmentalist Honored w/Award

“Not the Work of Wimps” Commerce Township Environmentalist Honored w/Award (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 16, 2014) Longtime Environmentalist and Business Roundtable Member Honored by Oakland County with Heritage Partner Award A Commerce Township man was honored with the 2014 Heritage Partner Award by the Planning Division of the Oakland County Department of Economic Development…

“Not the Work of Wimps”: Environmentalist Honored w/Award

“Not the Work of Wimps” Commerce Township Environmentalist Honored w/Award (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 16, 2014) Longtime Environmentalist and Business Roundtable Member Honored by Oakland County with Heritage Partner Award A Commerce Township man was honored with the 2014 Heritage Partner Award by the Planning Division of the Oakland County Department of Economic Development…