2016 Candidate Interview Christopher Morse for US Congress 9th District

2016 Candidate Interview Christopher Morse for US Congress 9th District (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016)   Bloomfield Hills, MI –In the race for United States Congress 9th District, Republican Christopher R. Morse is running against incumbent Sander Levin.  The 9th District includes several cities in Oakland County and Macomb County, including Beverly Hills, Berkley,…

2016 Candidate Interview Incumbents of West Bloomfield Twp. Library Board

2016 Candidate Interview Incumbents of West Bloomfield Twp. Library Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016) West Bloomfield Township, MI – There are seven people running for six seats on the West Bloomfield Township Library Board.  Incumbents Karen Eickmeyer, Judith A. Holtz, Carol A. Kravetz, Ken Macon, Thomas Meyer and Wendy Bidgood are running to…

2016 Candidate Interview Robin McGregor for Waterford Trustee

2016 Candidate Interview Robin McGregor for Waterford Trustee (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016)   Waterford, MI – In the Charter Township of Waterford there are eight candidates running for four open seats.  Among them is Democrat Robin McGregor.  She is joined on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot by Republicans Anthony Bartolotta, Michael Healy, Karen…

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Robert Wittenberg

2016 Candidate Interview State Rep. Robert Wittenberg (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Democratic incumbent Robert Wittenberg is the State Representative for the 27th District, representing Berkley, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Hazel Park, and Royal Oak Township.  He is running for re-election on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot. …

Oakland Literacy Council Makes Training Easier for Volunteers

Oakland Literacy Council Makes Training Easier for Volunteers (Oakland Literacy Council, Oct. 15, 2016) Bloomfield Hills, MI – The Oakland Literacy Council has now made it easier than ever to help adults improve their English skills.  The Council provides free one-on-one tutoring for adults seeking better job skills, a high school credential, citizenship, or helping…

Rochester Rotary Seeking Youth for Exchange Program

Rochester Rotary Seeking Youth for Exchange Program (Rotary Club of Rochester, Oct. 14, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rotary Club of Rochester is now accepting applications for its Youth Exchange program. Rotary’s goal is to promote world understanding one person at the time.  Every year, over 7,000 young scholars explore new cultures and communities through…

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21 (Habitat for Humanity, Oct. 14, 2016) Southfield, MI – Due to unexpected circumstances, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is in dire need of 25 volunteers for Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 in Southfield from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Southfield. Volunteers will…

Online Safety Class for Consumers in Orchard Lake Oct. 25

Online Safety Class for Consumers in Orchard Lake Oct. 25 (EVENT page) Orchard Lake, MI – Michigan Dept. of Attorney General Bill Schuette is hosting an online safety presentation for consumers on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7pm at Orchard Lake City Hall, 2955 Orchard Lake Road.  RSVP to Councilperson Jennifer Orm at 248-761-8084.  Topics include…

Village of Holly Votes 6-1 Against Human Rights Ordinance

Village of Holly Votes 6-1 Against Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 12, 2016) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly voted 6-1 against adopting a human rights ordinance that would have prohibited discrimination against LGBT people. Several members of the public spoke against the ordinance. “There’s a natural, inherent conflict because we’re trying…

MML#7 Livonia … Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation

MML#7  Livonia Chief Assistant Attorney Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Communities across the state are trying to stay abreast of how the Medical Marijuana Act and subsequent case law and legislation impacts them.  Some officials welcome the efforts to cultivate medical marijuana based businesses, others…