MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As the rebuilding of a plaza and community park goes on above, cars zoom along underneath on I-696 without most drivers realizing that a large project is happening over them.  MDOT is redoing the plaza…

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date

Forum in Southfield Shows Need for Transit, Reveals Plan Release Date (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2016) Southfield, MI – Marie Donigan’s stepson lives in Seattle with his fiancé.  It’s a pretty common scenario for people to have adult children living in other states. That’s because Michigan has been experiencing an exodus of talented younger…

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2016) Pontiac, MI – It’s a safe bet to say that most adults have never attended a meeting of County Commissioners or gotten an up close and personal lesson in civics from a team of elected officials. But that is what…

Southfield School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Southfield School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Southfield, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use…

Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief

Battalion Chief Edward Cary Named as Acting Southfield Fire Chief (City of Southfield, April 12, 2016) Southfield, MI -Southfield Fire Department Battalion Chief Edward Cary has been selected as the Acting Fire Chief by City Administrator Fred Zorn beginning on April 11. Acting Fire Chief Cary has been with the Southfield Fire Department for 23…

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address

Southfield Mayor Shares Development Successes in State of the City Address (C. Proxmire, April 5, 2016) Southfield MI – Southfield Mayor Ken Siver had a lot of great Southfield news to share at his State of the City Address on March 21.  He talked about Southfield’s strong commitment to public safety, stating that major crimes…

Southfield Seeking Nominations for Community Service Award

Southfield Seeking Nominations for Community Service Award (City of Southfield, April 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The city of Southfield has reintroduced the Greg Kennedy Community Service Award to honor members of the community who exemplify the characteristics of the late Greg Kennedy. The award was originally established in 1999 to honor the legacy of…

Southfield Gets Temporary Restraining Order against Drilling

Southfield Gets Temporary Restraining Order against Drilling (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2016) Southfield, MI – Judge Michael Warren of the Oakland County Circuit Court has signed a temporary restraining order preventing Jordan Development “from commencing any activities or operations in connection with the MDEQ permit allowing drilling on the Word of Faith site.” Word…

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner

Great Futures Honored at the 2016 Boys and Girls Clubs Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 21, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Rashemia Powell stood before the crowd at the 2016 Celebrating the Future Dinner for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oakland and Macomb Counties, accepting the award as one of two Youths of the…