Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations

Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations (Clawson Food Pantry, Jan. 5, 2014) PLEASE…now that the holidays are over, please don’t forget the Food Pantry. Help is still needed; non-perishables, canned goods, coffee, tea, toothbrushes/tooth paste, soap, shampoos, baby diapers & wipes deodorant, & paper products are most welcome. Who is…

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed,…

“Budget Challenge” Earns Two Clawson Students $20,000 Scholarships

“Budget Challenge” Earns Two Clawson Students $20,000 Scholarships (Clawson Schools Press Release, Dec. 19, 2014) Two Clawson High School seniors Evan DeCiantis and Wade Murley from Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southeast (OSTC) in Royal Oak were each awarded a $20,000 scholarship for their personal financial acumen in H&R Block’s Budget Challenge. Over 13,800 students participated…

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center

SOCRRA Accepting Styrofoam at Drop Off Center (Compiled, Nov. 30, 2014) SOCRRA [Southeast Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority] is now accepting Styrofoam at their Drop-Off Center in Troy, starting December 1. You can now drop off the following items: Cups and takeout containers Egg cartons Rinsed meat trays Food trays/lunch trays (No Styrofoam peanuts) All…

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution

Republicans Seek to Change County Elections and Electoral College Vote Distribution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 17, 2014) Five Republican State Representatives from Oakland County have introduced legislation that would change the election date of the County Executive from Presidential Election Years to Midterm Election Years. HB 5953 was introduced Nov. 12 by Klint Klesto of…