Interviews with 9th Congressional District Candidates

Interviews with 9th Congressional District Candidates (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2018) Berkley, Clawson, Centerline, Eastpointe, Ferndale, Fraser, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Franklin, Bloomfield Township, Clinton Township, Royal Oak Township and Southfield Township, MI – Republican Candius Stearns, Democrat Andy Levin,…

Southfield Fire Chief and State Officials Discuss PFAS in Firefighting Foam

  Southfield Fire Chief and State Officials Discuss PFAS in Firefighting Foam (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 19, 2018) Southfield, MI- Fire departments around the state of Michigan have fire suppression foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS), which, when used or spilled, can contaminate drinking water and affect public health. On Thursday, October 18, officials including State…

Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location

  Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location (City of Oak Park, Oct. 15, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Oak Park city officials are happy to announce they have made progress in their discussions with The Kroger Company, the country’s largest supermarket chain, regarding their interest in opening a new Kroger grocery store at the site of the old Kmart located at…

2018 Candidate Interview: Nicole McKinney for Birmingham School Board

  2018 Candidate Interview: Nicole McKinney for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Southfield, Southfield Township, West Bloomfield, Franklin, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, MI- Nicole McKinney is running for Trustee of Birmingham School Board. There are seven people running for three seats. On the ballot are Lory Dolan, Amy…

2018 Candidate Interview: Bill Galvin for County Commission Dist. 14

2018 Candidate Interview: Bill Galvin for County Commission Dist. 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, Franklin, Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills and Southfield Township, MI- Bill Galvin is the Republican candidate for County Commission in the 14th District.  Also on the ballot is Democrat William Miller. This position has a two year…

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day”

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Southfield, MI- While many governmental offices are closed on Monday in honor of Columbus Day, The Cities of Southfield and Ferndale have taken a different approach to the day. The announcement Southfield’s social media and website says “The City of Southfield…

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day”

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Southfield, MI- While many governmental offices are closed on Monday in honor of Columbus Day, The Cities of Southfield and Ferndale have taken a different approach to the day. The announcement Southfield’s social media and website says “The City of Southfield…

Southfield Seeking Developers for “EverCentre” Project

Southfield Seeking Developers for “EverCentre” Project (City of Southfield, Oct. 4, 2018) Southfield, MI- The city of Southfield has reissued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for qualified developers for the vacant 8.15-acre “EverCentre” property located at the corner of Evergreen Road and Civic Center Drive. The city of Southfield is seeking to develop a centrally…

2018 Candidate Interview: Leslie Love Smith for Southfield School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Leslie Love Smith for Southfield School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2018) Southfield, Lathrup Village, MI- Leslie Love Smith is running for re-election to the Southfield School Board. There are five people running for two positions. The candidates are Michael Benson, Dennis L. Cotton, Eric D. Jenkins, Darrell B. Joyce and…

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Lewis for Birmingham School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Mike Lewis for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2018) Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Southfield, Southfield Township, West Bloomfield, Franklin, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, MI- Mike Lewis is running for Trustee of Birmingham School Board. There are seven people running for three seats. On the ballot are Lory Dolan, Amy Hochkammer,…

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video)

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Pontiac, Lake Orion, Southfield, Ferndale, MI- Groups in four Oakland County communities have taken the “Kiki Challenge” to a new level – harnessing the power of this social media trend to spread messages of positive mental health.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Rass for Birmingham School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Rass for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2018) Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Southfield, Southfield Township, West Bloomfield, Franklin, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, MI- Jennifer (Jenn) Rass is running for Trustee of Birmingham School Board. There are seven people running for three seats. On the ballot are Lory Dolan, Amy Hochkammer,…

Reporter Food: White Castle’s New Vegetarian Impossible Burger Sliders

Reporter Food: White Castle’s New Vegetarian Impossible Burger Sliders (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2018) Ferndale, Troy, Pontiac, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI – Yesterday White Castle rolled out their newest, and much-anticipated, creation – the Impossible Burger slider.  This plant-based burger has a similar texture and taste to real beef, but…