Hazel Park

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update

March 22nd 2015

Hazel Park Interim Superintendent Gives Turnaround Update (Dr. Rick Repicky, Interim Superintendent of Hazel Park Schools, March 22, 2015) The following was sent to Hazel Park Schools Staff on March 19, 2015 to update them on changes in leadership that have been taking place in the district: Introduction As your interim superintendent, I am writing […]

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video)

March 22nd 2015

Couples Celebrate One Year Anniversary of First Same Sex Marriages in Michigan (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 22, 2015) The most commonly mentioned memory from one year ago today was that the Oakland County Courthouse was full of love. A one-day window of opportunity gave 322 couples in Michigan the chance to legally get marriage […]

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31)

March 19th 2015

State Rep. Wittenberg to Host Coffee Hours in Hazel Park (March 30) and Berkley (March 31) State Representative Robert Wittenberg (D-Oak Park) invites residents to attend his two upcoming coffee hours to discuss state and community issues, including the upcoming budget process. The coffee hours will take place: ~Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m. at […]

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem

March 17th 2015

Guest View: Lack of Voting, Not Registration, is the Problem (Kurt Metzger, DetroitDataGuru.com, March 17, 2015) This week marks the beginning of a voter registration drive in Oakland County.  Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown will hold five voter registration drives throughout March in the communities of Southfield, Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, Waterford, and Farmington Hills. […]

Hazel Park School Administrators Resign, Oakland Schools Steps In

March 17th 2015

Hazel Park School Administrators Resign, Oakland Schools Steps In (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 17, 2015) With a deficit that grew from $2.5 million to nearly $8 million in the course of a year, the Hazel Park School Board has accepted the resignation of top administrators and asked Oakland Schools to step in. On Monday, March […]

Debate Continues Over Hazel Park’s Pit Bull Ban

March 14th 2015

Debate Continues Over Hazel Park’s Pit Bull Ban (Doug Sanders and Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2015) A ban on pit bulls that was passed in 2012 has made its way into public discussion in Hazel Park, where the debate comes down to if violent K9 behavior is the fault of the dog’s breed or […]

Hazel Park Mayor Gives 2015 State of the City Address

March 13th 2015

Hazel Park Mayor Gives 2015 State of the City Address Hazel Park Mayor Janice Parisi addressed a crowd for both Hazel Park and Madison Heights as the communities held a combined State of the City address on March 10, hosted by the Madison-Park Chamber of Commerce.  Mayor Parisi outlined many positives of her city in […]

HP Community Garden Spring Kickoff Info Meeting March 26

March 10th 2015

HP Community Garden Spring Kickoff Info Meeting March 26 (press release, March 10, 2015) Thursday, March 26 from 6-7pm at the Hazel Park Recreation Center 620 W. Woodward Heights, Hazel Park, MI 48030 Please join us for the public unveiling of the future vision for the Hazel Park Community Garden! Since the spring of 2014, […]

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18

March 8th 2015

Ready to Run: Nonpartisan Conference Helps Women Get Involved in Politics April 18 (compiled, March 8, 2015) Is your network full of untapped political leadership potential?  Do you know women who should consider running for elected office?  Are there women in your circles who wish to lead a more political life?  Invite them attend Ready […]

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs

March 7th 2015

Haven Establishes Foundation To Fund Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Prevention, & Treatment Programs (HAVEN Press Release, March 7, 2015) HAVEN, Oakland County’s center for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, now in its 40th year of supporting and empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, has established an IRS-approved […]