2016 Candidate Interview Christopher Morse for US Congress 9th District

2016 Candidate Interview Christopher Morse for US Congress 9th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016)   Bloomfield Hills, MI –In the race for United States Congress 9th District, Republican Christopher R. Morse is running against incumbent Sander Levin.  The 9th District includes several cities in Oakland County and Macomb County, including Beverly Hills, Berkley,…

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Robert Wittenberg

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Robert Wittenberg (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Democratic incumbent Robert Wittenberg is the State Representative for the 27th District, representing Berkley, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Hazel Park, and Royal Oak Township.  He is running for re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. …

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Tailgate and Game Oct. 7

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Tailgate and Game Oct. 7 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – You’re Invited! 3rd annual Ferndale High School Homecoming parade and tailgate! Friday, October 7th, 5pm! This year’s theme is the “Roaring 20’s”! The parade begins at 5pm at the corner of Planavon and 9 Mile road. It will proceed west down…

2016 Candidate Interview: Jackie Hart and Mike Davisson for Ferndale School Board

2016 Candidate Interview:  Jackie Hart and Mike Davisson for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  There are two positions on the Ferndale School Board this Nov. 8 Election, and there are two people running for them. Though their election is presumptive, the oc115 still wanted to give candidates Jackie…

Birds of Prey Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 10 (adults only)

Birds of Prey Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 10 (adults only) (EVENT page) Pleasant Ridge, MI – “Birds of Prey” A presentation to better understand the behavior, habitat, and importance of birds of prey. October 10, 2016 Presentation at 7 pm Free to PRGC members. Cost of $5 for guests. RSVP:  LuAnn Linker at wbu100@gmail.com…

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at  Squirrel Road (MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support

Ferndale Businessperson Funds Reading Program, Calls for Matching Support (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  For a minute it was awkward.  Nervous teenagers who were happy to be out of class but quiet and shy around unknown grown-ups and the press.  They were there in main hall of Ferndale High School to…

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham

Regional Transit Briefing for the Public Sept. 14 in Birmingham (Event Page) Birmingham, MI –   On Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 7pm to 8:30pm transit activists will share information on the Regional Transit Plan that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.    The meeting is at First United Methodist Church of Birmingham This November, citizens…

What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy?

    What do Low Voter Turnout Numbers Mean for Democracy? (Kurt Metzger, Sept. 1, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Does anyone care about Voter Turnout any more – especially in the primaries? While it is my hope (though I have grave doubts, especially with primary turnout) that voters realize how often primaries determine most…

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life

Baby the Pleasant Ridge Deer Enjoying Bloomfield Hills Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 25, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Baby the Deer may be living large in the safety of her posh wire-fenced enclosure at the E. L. Johnson Nature Center after her fifteen seconds of national news fame, but the 2-year-old White Tail does…