Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

Deceased Woman Found in Field in Pontiac Identified as White Lake Resident

Deceased Woman Found in Field in Pontiac Identified as White Lake Resident (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 30, 2016) From: McCabe, Michael G Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 3:06 PM We have received several inquirers about a body found this morning.  Below is the synopsis: ________ INCIDENT: 6/29/16 @ 8:38AM  City of Pontiac, Death Investigation,…

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Michael D. Smith for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds  (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) White Lake Township, MI – Democrat Michael D. Smith is running for Oakland County Clerk Register of Deeds.  He is running in the primary against incumbent Lisa Brown.  The winner of the Democratic primary…

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…

Huron Valley School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Huron Valley School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Milford, 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…

Walled Lake School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Walled Lake School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Walled Lake, 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…