Orion Twp. Library Hosting Series of Conversations about Community 8/11, 9/10, 9/13

Orion Twp. Library Hosting Series of Conversations about Community 8/11, 9/10, 9/13 (Event Page) Lake Orion, MI – As a core community service provider in the Orion community, the Orion Township Public Library plays a role in bringing the community together and making it better.  In August and September, the library will be hosting three…

Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner

Auburn Hills Police Officer Reflects on Ramadan Dinner (Guest Blogger, Officer Farah Hilliker of Auburn Hills Police Department, July 20, 2016) Rochester Hills, MI – A couple of weeks ago I had the honor to represent the Chief at the 4th annual Ramadan dinner at the Detroit Islamic center in Rochester Hills. Multiple elected officials,…

Clawson: Amy Carpenter Takes Over as Principal of Kenwood

Clawson: Amy Carpenter Takes Over as Principal of Kenwood (Clawson Schools, July 20, 2016) CLAWSON, MI. – Clawson Public Schools announced the appointment of Amy Carpenter as Principal of Kenwood Elementary School. She replaces Dr. Ken Schofield who has accepted a position as an elementary principal in the Wayne Westland School District. Mrs. Carpenter began…

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery

Community Mourns Loss of LGBT Rights Activist Jeff Montgomery (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 19, 2016) Detroit, MI – Jeff Montgomery, LGBT rights activist and longtime Executive Director for Triangle Foundation (now Equality Michigan) has died.  Sean Kosofsky, Executive Director of The Tyler Clementi Foundation and former Policy Director for Triangle Foundation, shared the news Tuesday…

2016 Candidate Interview Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40

2016 Candidate Interview  Nicole Bedi for State Rep. Dist. 40 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 17, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Democrat Nicole Bedi is running for State Representative for the 40th District which includes Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills and West Bloomfield.  She is running against incumbent Republican Michael D. McCready.  Neither have opponents in…

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video)

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on video attempting to go into locked businesses then destroying landscaping lighting at the Ameriprise building at 24280Woodward. The incident happened…

Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Gives Gainsboro Playground Update

Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Gives Gainsboro Playground Update (Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Jason Krzysiak, July 17, 2016) Pleasant Ridge,  MI – I just wanted to update everyone on the final plans for the new Gainsboro Playground. The Recreation Commission unanimously approved the plan at their Wednesday meeting and all in attendance were eager to place our order with…

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair

Photos from the 2016 Oakland County Fair (C. Proxmire, July 16, 2016) Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is not just a day of rides, shows and animals.  It’s actually a 9 day fair with many people camping at the fair itself for the whole experience.  Kids from all over Oakland County come to…