Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer…

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills.…

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) As the Detroit Zoo prepares for Bunnyville, which is the unofficial kick off to the event season on April 3, zoo officials are working to address concerns that were brought up by residents last month in a…

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8

Zoo Gives Statement about Intentions to Reduce Noise, Next Meeting June 8 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) As the Detroit Zoo prepares for Bunnyville, which is the unofficial kick off to the event season on April 3, zoo officials are working to address concerns that were brought up by residents last month in a…

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues…

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators

Jewish Federation Lets Oak Park JCC Go, Seeks New Operators (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has made the decision to close the Oak Park Jewish Community Center. The doors will close Aug. 31, unless new management is found.  The Center sits in a location central to several synagogues…

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings (Berkley Schools Press Release, March 6, 2015)   On the May 5th ballot the District has a proposal to improve the infrastructure, safety and technology in the Berkley Schools. The District is asking citizens to vote on just over $58 million in needed upgrades. Building informational meetings…

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings

Berkley Schools Hosting Tours and Bond Info Meetings (Berkley Schools Press Release, March 6, 2015)   On the May 5th ballot the District has a proposal to improve the infrastructure, safety and technology in the Berkley Schools. The District is asking citizens to vote on just over $58 million in needed upgrades. Building informational meetings…