2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27

2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, MI – Libertarian Benjamin (Ben) Carr is running for State Rep. for the 27th District.  He is unopposed for the Libertarian Primary on Aug. 7, 2018.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Helaine Zack for County Commission Dist. 18

2018 Candidate Interview: Helaine Zack for County Commission Dist. 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2018) Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – County Commissioner Helaine Zack is seeking re-election to the 18th District.  She is on the Aug. 7 Democratic Primary, as is challenger Ruel E. McPherson. On the…

2018 Candidate Interview: Steven Zimberg for County Commission Dist. 18

2018 Candidate Interview: Steven Zimberg for County Commission Dist. 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2018) Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – Steven Zimberg is running for County Commissioner for the 18th District on the Aug.7 Republican Primary.  Also on the Republican ballot is Allen Majorovi. On the Democratic…

Royal Oak Signs Deal for New Development at Woodward and I-696

Royal Oak Signs Deal for New Development at Woodward and I-696 (Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority, June 12, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- On Friday, June 8, the Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority (DDA) closed on a deal with Singh Development Company, selling an undeveloped 4.15 acres on the south end of Main Street near the…

13 Police Departments Join Hope Not Handcuffs to Connect Addicts with Help

13 Police Departments Join Hope Not Handcuffs to Connect Addicts with Help Bloomfield Township, Clawson, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Huntington Woods, Madison Heights, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Waterford Township, West Bloomfield, White Lake and Wixom, MI – The Hope Not Handcuffs program began in Macomb County with a simple idea, giving police department the tools…

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And…

MML #3: Sixteen Percent of City Managers are Women…

  MML #3: Sixteen Percent of City Managers are Women, 16/50 Project Aims for Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 3, 2018) Lansing, Ferndale, Northville, Huntington Woods, MI-  In spite of being 50% of the population, women make up only  16% of  those in City/Village Manager positions. At their recent Capital Conference, the Michigan Municipal League…

MML #3: Sixteen Percent of City Managers are Women…

  MML #3: Sixteen Percent of City Managers are Women, 16/50 Project Aims for Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 3, 2018) Lansing, Ferndale, Northville, Huntington Woods, MI-  In spite of being 50% of the population, women make up only  16% of  those in City/Village Manager positions. At their recent Capital Conference, the Michigan Municipal League…

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets?

Guest Legal Blog: Does Your Will Include Digital Assets? (Galloway and Collens, PLLC, March 5, 2018) When people consider estate planning and ensuring the proper distribution of personal property, most may only think about physical property. However, digital assets are also part of many Michigan estates in current times. These issues can typically be addressed…