August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan…

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan, Open House Sept. 17 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) “Make The Parks Your Place Get involved in developing the Master Plan for the Park and Recreation Departments,” invites the Madison Heights City Council. An Informational Open House will be held Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Council…

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan…

Madison Heights Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan, Open House Sept. 17 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 15, 2014) “Make The Parks Your Place Get involved in developing the Master Plan for the Park and Recreation Departments,” invites the Madison Heights City Council. An Informational Open House will be held Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Council…

Flood Claims Deadline Approaches, Three Ways to Know Your Rights

Flood Claims Deadline Approaches, Three Ways to Know Your Rights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 9, 2014)   Residents impacted by the flood of Aug. 11, 2014 have 45 days to file a claim for damages against any government entity that may have been responsible. With a Sept. 25 deadline many people are wondering what they…

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have…

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made

Regional Water Authority Agreement Made (Oakland County Press Release, Sept. 9, 2014) Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the City of Detroit, Wayne and Macomb counties, and the State of Michigan that recommends the creation of a regional water authority. The proposed regional water authority will have…

Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class

Speakers/Mentors Needed for New CASA STEM Class (CASA Press Release, Sept. 8, 2014) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, located in Oak Park, is excited to announce a new course for its students. CASA is now offering a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Senior Capstone Course and is looking for mentors,…

Snyder, Blue Cross… in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition… (video)

Governor Snyder, Blue Cross Among Those in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition Program (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder joined Blue Cross Blue Shield and other partners at Madison Elementary School Thursday to introduce expansion of the Building Healthy Communities Program. Over 200 kids in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade came to…

Snyder, Blue Cross… in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition… (video)

Governor Snyder, Blue Cross Among Those in Madison Heights Touting Nutrition Program (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2014) Governor Rick Snyder joined Blue Cross Blue Shield and other partners at Madison Elementary School Thursday to introduce expansion of the Building Healthy Communities Program. Over 200 kids in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade came to…

OC Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Mtg. Sept 29

Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education Meeting Sept 29 (Oakland Schools press release, Sept. 6, 2014) Oakland County Taskforce Advocating for Public Education will be having a meeting on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 from 6pm-7pm at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The meeting will include a welcome and introduction, and overview…