Pictures from the Huntington Woods Independence Day Parade

Pictures from the Huntington Woods Independence Day Parade (Photos: Howard Collens, July 4, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI  – There is a saying in Huntington Woods about the annual Independence Day Parade – half the walks in it, and half the town watches.  And as the parade wove through the tree-lined residential streets, there were many…

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish (Guest blog, Nkenge Burkhead, Prevention Education Specialist, HAVEN, July 1, 2016) People often ask, “How did you get involved in this work?” This is a question advocates working to end domestic and sexual violence have been asked countlessly. Their answers are often filled with personal experiences. Many advocates identify as both survivor…

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As the rebuilding of a plaza and community park goes on above, cars zoom along underneath on I-696 without most drivers realizing that a large project is happening over them.  MDOT is redoing the plaza…

Huntington Woods Neighbors Honor Rachel Jacobs with Gazebo Dedication (video)

Huntington Woods Neighbors Honor Rachel Jacobs with Gazebo Dedication (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 17, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – A little boy playing in a brand new gazebo in a park in Huntington Woods can peek between the slats, run carefree up the ADA-compliant ramp, and marvel at the fact that octagons have eight…