Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout (Philip Lombard, Jan. 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – About 200 people attended a meeting at the Southfield Library Wednesday evening to discuss a planned exploration gas and oil well on the Word of Faith International Christian Center property, located at the corner of Nine Mile and…

Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3

Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI – Heart of a Leader Women’s Health Panel Feb. 3 Name: Heart of a Leader Date: February 3, 2016 Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST Register Now Event Description: In recognition of Women’s Heart Health Month, Ferndale, Madison Heights/Hazel Park, Royal…

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit (City of Southfield Press Release, Dec. 30, 2015) Southfield, MI – Recent media reports have resulted in questions about the City of Southfield’s position regarding oil and gas exploration.  These questions arose because Jordan Development filed an Application for drilling in the City on November 4, 2015.  This Company is an…

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure (Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner Press Release, Dec. 28, 2015) Southfield, MI – With foreclosures causing as much as an 8 percent loss in property values of neighboring homes, according to the Federal Reserve of Boston, and Oakland County losing $14 billion in taxable value during the…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays

Berkley Celebrates the Season with Hometown Holidays (Leslie Ellis, Dec. 6, 2015) Berkley, MI – The holiday season marched into town Saturday during the Holiday Lights Parade in Berkley. Children of all ages crowded along 12 Mile Road to cheer as the procession of fire trucks, horse-drawn carriages carrying city officials, community groups, marching bands…

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench

Judge Debra Nance Finds Inspiration on the Way to the Bench (Wayne State University Press Release, Dec. 1, 2015) Southfield, MI – The legal career of Debra Nance has been touched by synchronicity – seemingly small, unrelated events that resonate and become meaningful. A 1999 alumna of Wayne State University Law School, today she’s a…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…