Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator…

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – Help is Available for Families Caring for Someone with Dementia Free, Six-Week Workshop Offered in Auburn Hills The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) and the Alzheimer’s Association―Greater Michigan Chapter are hosting a free six-week…

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Milford, MI – Kerry Bentivolio served as the Republican Congressman for the 11th District in 2013-2014 as a Republican before losing to current Congressman Dave Trott.  Bentivolio is now running as an Independent to try and reclaim the…

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at Squirrel Road

I-75 to Close this Weekend for Bridge Demolition at  Squirrel Road (MDOT, Sept. 115, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Weather permitting, both directions of I-75 will be closed this weekend between Crooks Road and M-59 in Oakland County, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The closure begins at 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16,…

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse

How to Spot Signs of Domestic Abuse (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, orig. Feb. 27, 2015, republished Aug. 21, 2016) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or…

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep Tim Greimel 29th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep Tim Greimel 29th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug 9, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – Democratic State House Chair and the State Representative for the 29th District Tim Greimel is running for re-election.  He has served for nearly five years and is eligible for one more term. Greimel is being…