Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of…

Patricia Paruch Sworn in, Fills Royal Oak City Commission Vacancy

Former Mayor Patricia Paruch Sworn in, Fills Royal Oak City Commission Vacancy (Judy Davids, City of Royal Oak, Nov. 14, 2014) The Royal Oak City Commission voted unanimously at its Monday meeting  to appoint Patricia Paruch to fill a vacancy left when Commissioner Peggy Goodwin resigned in October. Goodwin, who served almost three years of…

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime (Royal Oak Police Department, Nov. 8, 2014)   Weekly Update for the week of October 30, 2014 through November 6, 2014 Breaking and Entering 30301 Woodward (Michigan Pain Management), 10-31-14, 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant reported she arrived at the office and observed a…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open…

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy…

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered…