Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a…

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE…

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale

Great American Main Street Conference Kicks off in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2014) Hundreds of representatives from Downtowns across the country converged in Ferndale Saturday for the Great American Main Street Conference Kick Off called Get In Gear. The conference in Detroit focuses on downtown development with speakers, classes and tours throughout SE…

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods

Community Gardens Bloom in Oak Park and Huntington Woods (Sherry A Wells, May 14, 2014) Gardening is good for one’s mental health and nutrition but is also an excellent method of community building. There are two community gardens in southeast Oakland County. The Good Neighbors Community Garden is near the corner of Republic and Leroy…

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for…