Fires and Vandalism Being Investigated at Orion Twp Churches and Business

Fires and Vandalism Being Investigated at Orion Twp Churches and Busines (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2016) Orion Township, MI – Orion Township Supervisor Chris Barnett shared news this morning of fires and other vandalism in the community.  Posting on Facebook, he said “Early this morning around 3:15 AM a person or persons intentionally started…

Heritage Conference Shares Dixie Hwy History

Heritage Conference Shares Dixie Hwy History (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2016) Holly, MI – With a theme of pairing development with history, the 19th annual Oakland County Heritage Conference focused on Dixie Hwy and the 23 miles of this historic road that travel through the Oakland County borders.  The highway stretches from Sault St.…

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10

Free Six Week Class for Families Caring for Someone w/Dementia Starts Oct. 10 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – Help is Available for Families Caring for Someone with Dementia Free, Six-Week Workshop Offered in Auburn Hills The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) and the Alzheimer’s Association―Greater Michigan Chapter are hosting a free six-week…

Development Planned for E. 9 Mile and Bermuda in Downtown Ferndale

Development Planned for E. 9 Mile and Bermuda in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The development slated for the former St. Paul’s United Methodist Church site made it past the Planning Commission on Wednesday and needs to go to the Zoning Board before breaking ground.  The property, located at…

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County

County Executive Patterson Says He Plans Court Action to Stop Refugees from Coming to Oakland County (Compiled, Sept. 22, 2016) Pontiac, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson told a reporter that he would sue to stop the settling of Syrian refugees in Oakland County. Patterson was on the Frank Beckman Show Tuesday morning…

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Kerry Bentivolio for US Congress 11th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Milford, MI – Kerry Bentivolio served as the Republican Congressman for the 11th District in 2013-2014 as a Republican before losing to current Congressman Dave Trott.  Bentivolio is now running as an Independent to try and reclaim the…

2016 Candidate Interview Colleen Crossey for County Commissioner 9th District (video)

2016 Candidate Interview Colleen Crossey for County Commissioner 9th District (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Novi, MI – Democrat Colleen Crossey is running for County Commissioner for the 9th District which includes Novi, Novi Twp and part of Northville.  Republican Hugh Crawford is also running for the seat. Crossey explained that she is…

2016 Candidate Interview Charles Hicks for Southfield School Board 2016

2016 Candidate Interview Charles Hicks for Southfield School Board 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2016) Southfield, MI – Charles Hicks is one of seven people running for three open seats on the Southfield Public Schools Board.  In this non-partisan race, Hicks will appear on the ballot with Bessie Burden, Yolanda Smith Charles, Nathaniel Lewis…