Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher,…

Suspects Arrested in Possession of Cloned Credit Cards and Marijuana in Rochester Hills

Suspects Arrested in Possession of Cloned Credit Cards and Marijuana in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 10, 2015)   INCIDENT: 20:04 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Credit Card Fraud (Cloned Cards) # 15- 52424   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the Speedway Gas Station at Rochester Rd and Tienken for a credit…

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat (Rochester Regional Chamber Press Release, April 2, 2015) Rochester area high school students interested in developing their leadership skills and growing awareness of the activities and needs of the greater Rochester community have an opportunity to meet with a variety of regional leaders this…

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat

Rochester Area High School Students Can Apply for Youth Leadership Retreat (Rochester Regional Chamber Press Release, April 2, 2015) Rochester area high school students interested in developing their leadership skills and growing awareness of the activities and needs of the greater Rochester community have an opportunity to meet with a variety of regional leaders this…

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture (Katherine Schaeffer, Student Press Law Center, March 19, 2015) When the student newspaper at a Michigan high school printed a photo of a condom-wrapped banana to accompany an article about the school’s sex education program, the staff thought the decision was provocative, but tasteful. Pervasive in advertisements,…

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture

Rochester Student Newspaper Faces Censorship After Condom Picture (Katherine Schaeffer, Student Press Law Center, March 19, 2015) When the student newspaper at a Michigan high school printed a photo of a condom-wrapped banana to accompany an article about the school’s sex education program, the staff thought the decision was provocative, but tasteful. Pervasive in advertisements,…

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.…