Hazel Park

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

November 7th 2014

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open […]

Gay Marriage Victory Reversed on Appeal- updated

November 6th 2014

Gay Marriage Victory Reversed on Appeal (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2014) Cases in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee that had been victories for same-sex couples seeking the right to marry, have been overturned by the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. In a 42 page decision released Thursday the court determined that […]

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

November 3rd 2014

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition

October 31st 2014

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) The 58 students of the Hazel Park Viking Marching Band started the beginning of the year with the end in mind, full of focus and directed toward the goal of putting on a fantastic show. With a new sense […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Hunter Safety Class Starts Nov. 6 in Hazel Park

October 25th 2014

Hunter Safety Class Starts Nov. 6 in Hazel Park (Sarah Verran, Oct. 25, 2014) Be certified and be safe! Take the DNR-approved Hunter Safety Class at the Hazel Park Rec. Center at 620 W Woodward Heights Blvd. According to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), “Hunter education in Michigan has taught thousands of people […]

Hazel Park Debuts Dog Park Oct. 23

October 20th 2014

Hazel Park Debuts Dog Park Oct. 23 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 20, 2014) After months of fundraising by residents, the City of Hazel Park is ready to unveil The Hazel Park Dog Park. Located on Cousins between Woodward Heights and 10 Mile, the park will give friendly pooches a place to play and run free. […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]