Clawson

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day

October 2nd 2015

Oct. 15 is Global Hand Washing Day (Centers for Disease Control Press Release) Global Handwashing Day is a way to support a global and local culture of hand washing with soap, shine a spotlight on the state of hand washing in each country, and raise awareness about the benefits of hand washing with soap.1 Since […]

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

October 1st 2015

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more […]

Interview: Councilperson Gregory J. Kucera Jr. of Clawson (video)

September 27th 2015

Candidate Interview: Councilperson Gregory J. Kucera Jr. of Clawson (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 27, 2015) CLAWSON, MI – Gregory J. Kucera Jr. is following in his father’s footsteps as he works towards being re-elected to Clawson City Council. The retired technical illustrator grew up in Clawson and spent most of his life in the “little […]

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus

September 25th 2015

Oakland County Woman Dies Due to West Nile Virus (Oakland County Health Dept. Press Release, Sept. 25, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed an 81-year-old woman from Oakland County died due to complications from West Nile Virus (WNV), the Oakland County Health Division announced today. She is […]

Clawson City Council Candidates Forum Sept. 28

September 23rd 2015

Clawson City Council Candidates Forum Sept. 28 (event listing)   Monday, September 28, 2015 7:00 PM Clawson City Hall 425 N. Main St. Clawson, MI 48017 Local elections are coming up November 3, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland County. The League of Women Voters is […]

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives

September 22nd 2015

Closing Blinds Can Save Birds’ Lives (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 22, 2015) The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking the community to take preventative measures to protect wild birds from window strikes, which occur when a bird collides with a window and dies. According to the Humane Society of the United States, an estimated […]

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise

September 22nd 2015

Lives Lost on the Road on the Rise (Guest View by Carmine Palombo, SEMCOG, Sept. 22, 2015) As I was driving home from a meeting recently I noticed the message on the freeway that said 613 people had lost their lives in traffic crashes in Michigan so far this year. On Friday, there was the […]

Planning Begins for Clawson Tick or Treat Trail Oct. 25

September 21st 2015

Planning Begins for Clawson Tick or Treat Trail Oct. 25 (event listing)   It’s time to begin planning for our annual Trick or Treat Trail in Clawson Park on Sunday,  October 25th, 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm.  Children, with their parents, trick or treat around the wood chip trail in the park.  This is a great […]

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

September 21st 2015

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For […]

Interview: Matthew Ulbrich, Candidate for Clawson…

September 20th 2015

Interview: Matthew Ulbrich, Candidate for Clawson City Council (video) (C. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2015) On November 3, 2015 voters in Clawson will see three names on the ballot for City Council, with the option of choosing two. Howie Airriess and Gregory J. Kucera, Jr. are seeking re-election, and newcomer Matthew Ulbrich has also thrown his hat […]