Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death

Jury Unable to Agree in Trial Over Justin “Bully” Schalk’s Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 31, 2015) Victorville, CA – The jury could not agree on a verdict. After hearing testimony about how Sean Briskey shot Justin Schalk in the back of the head and made efforts to cover up the death, the 12 member…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5

Bridging 8 Mile Program Dec 5 (EVENT page) Bridging 8 Mile Program Hosting Day-Long Program Dec 5   Dec. 5 Community Challenge Day scheduled in Detroit DETROIT – The Association for Youth Empowerment, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing transformational programs to schools and communities in southeast Michigan, will host a Community Challenge Day from 9 a.m.…

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: HP, Ferndale, RO, Pontiac & Waterford

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: Hazel Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac & Waterford November 13, 2015 This holiday season, the Ferndale Elks, Hazel Park Eagles, and Detroit Tough gym are partnering up to collect new or gently used clothing and blankets to be distributed among the nearly 2,000 homeless veterans in the Detroit area.…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015 (Guest View: Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 5, 2015) Now that the results are final and the celebrations are over, it is time to reflect on Tuesday’s election results across communities in southeast Oakland County. As one would expect in an off-year election, the…

HPHS Drama Presents Hound of Baskervilles Nov 19-21

HPHS Drama Presents Hound of Baskervilles Nov 19-21 (EVENT page) Hazel Park High School Drama Club presents “Hound of the Baskervilles” Sherlock Holmes’ Most Spine Chilling Mystery Brought to Life Hazel Park High School’s Drama Club presents “Hound of the Baskervilles” on Thursday, November 19, Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21 at 7 p.m.…