Recycling Tour Times Available for SOCRRA-Area Groups

Recycling Tour Times Available for SOCRRA-Area Groups (C. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2013) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is getting ready for America Recycles 2013 by reaching out to area groups and inviting them to come in for tours of their Troy-based sorting facility. There they take plastic, metal, paper, and other recyclable items…

Hazel Park Couple’s Adoption and Marriage Case Gets Feb Trial Date

Hazel Park Couple’s Adoption and Marriage Case Gets Feb Trial Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 17, 2013) Despite the high hopes of dozens of supporters in front of the Federal Courthouse in Detroit, and couples waiting to marry at county clerk’s offices around the state, Judge Bernard Friedman did not issue a summary judgment in…

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video)

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 10/2/2013, Between The Lines News) The Hazel Park lesbian couple suing Michigan and Oakland County for the right to jointly adopt their children and to marry each other is getting even more attention and support as over…

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video)

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 10/2/2013, Between The Lines News) The Hazel Park lesbian couple suing Michigan and Oakland County for the right to jointly adopt their children and to marry each other is getting even more attention and support as over…

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video)

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 10/2/2013, Between The Lines News) The Hazel Park lesbian couple suing Michigan and Oakland County for the right to jointly adopt their children and to marry each other is getting even more attention and support as over…

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video)

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 10/2/2013, Between The Lines News) The Hazel Park lesbian couple suing Michigan and Oakland County for the right to jointly adopt their children and to marry each other is getting even more attention and support as over…

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video)

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Steps Up To Support Hazel Park Couple (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 10/2/2013, Between The Lines News) The Hazel Park lesbian couple suing Michigan and Oakland County for the right to jointly adopt their children and to marry each other is getting even more attention and support as over…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference

Green Infrastructure Encouraged at Storm Water Conference (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct 4, 2013) Water resource professionals from throughout the region gathered in Southfield for the first Regional Storm Water Summit, hosted by Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Tech. University. In addition to learning about funding approaches, storm water…

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums…

Upcoming League of Women Voter’s Forums in Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Farmington Hills and more (C. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2013) Local elections are coming up November 5, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland County. The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed…

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers

Survey Says: Employers Seek More Skilled Workers (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 26, 2013) A major survey conducted by Oakland County shows that employers are having trouble finding, and connecting with, skilled workers. The Skills Needs Assessment Project was presented to over 200 college administrators, employment consultants and civic leaders on Wednesday. Oakland County Executive L.…

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4

2013 Regional Storm Water Summit Oct. 4 (Pure Oakland Water Press Release, Sept. 20, 2013) Friday, October 4, 2013 at Lawrence Technological University Registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Who Should Attend: – Regional and Local Elected Officials and Staff – Industry Providers and Stakeholders – Environmental Groups – Students and Interested Public…

DESIGN Events To Fight AIDS, Showcase Detroit

DESIGN Events To Fight AIDS, Showcase Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2013, orig. Between the Lines Issue 2132) Elegance, originality and the spirit of Detroit combine for one of Michigan AIDS Coalition’s most prominent fundraisers of the year Dining By Design by DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). The three-day fundraiser is hosted by…

Ferndale Police Report: Three Arrested in Stolen Subaru

Ferndale Police Report: Three Arrested in Stolen Subaru (Lt. William Wilson, Sept. 17, 2013) On 09/17/13 at about 2:30 a.m. a Ferndale patrol officer noticed a 2005 Subaru Legacy suspiciously leaving the lot of Hodges Subaru on Woodward. When the officer made an effort to stop the vehicle, the three occupants got out of the…

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide

Oakland County Takes Action to Prevent Suicide (Oakland Co. Press Release, Sept. 7, 2013) The Oakland County Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is launching a year-long prevention and awareness campaign during National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 8-14. It will include messages on billboards and buses about what signs to look for to prevent suicide and…