2016 Candidate Interview David J. Harrell for County Commission 20th District

2016 Candidate Interview David J. Harrell for County Commission 20th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2016) Troy, MI – Republican David J. Harrell is running for County Commissioner for the 20th District, which is Madison Heights, Pleasant Ridge and parts of Royal Oak and Troy.  In the Aug. 2 primary he is up against…

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner Gary R. McGillivray 20th District

2016 Candidate Interview County Commissioner Gary R. McGillivray 20th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 8, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Democrat Gary R. McGillivray is seeking re-election as County Commissioner for the 20th District, which is Madison Heights, Pleasant Ridge and parts of Royal Oak  and Troy.  He is the only Democrat running.  On…

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview: Randy LeVasseur for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Republican Randy LeVasseur is running for State Representative for the 26th District which is Madison Heights and Royal Oak.  He is running against Democrat Jim Ellison who is the current Mayor of Royal Oak.…

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade Pictures 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The annual Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade took place Saturday with a procession moving north on John R. from 12 Mile to 13 Mile and ending at City Hall. For pictures from last year see http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/23/madison-heights-memorial-day-parade-pics-2015/ For info…

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video)

Candidate Interview: Jim Ellison for State Rep. 26th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Current Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison is running for State Rep. for the 26th District, which includes Madison Heights and Royal Oak. Current State Rep. Jim Townsend cannot run again due to term limits. Ellison…