MML Names Pappageorge one of 3 Legislators of the Year

Michigan Municipal League Names Pappageorge one of Three Legislators of the Year (MML Press Release, Oct. 18, 2014) The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Sen. John Pappageorge (R-Troy); Sen. Tom Casperson (R-Escanaba); and Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R-Clayton) as the League’s 2014 Legislators of the Year. The awards were formerly presented to Sen. Pappageorge, Sen.…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught

Purse Snatcher in Independence Twp. Trips Up and Gets Caught (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 18, 2014) INCIDENT:  11:00 Hrs. –Oct. 16 – Independence Township – Purse Snatching/Strong Arm Robbery #14-164010 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the Kroger Store at 6625 Dixie Highway on a report of a purse snatching.  The victim was walking in…

Candidate Forum for Birmingham School Board Oct.23

Candidate Forum for Birmingham School Board Oct.23 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014) The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum Birmingham Public Schools on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7pm at the Birmingham Education and Administration Building at 31301 Evergreen in Beverly Hills. The forum is co-sponsored by the Birmingham Schools PTA. There…

Hillary Clinton Visits Oakland University (video)

Hillary Clinton Visits Oakland University (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) “Are you ready for Hillary?” This was the question of the day at Oakland University as a long line of Democratic political candidates from throughout SE Michigan took the stage in an election season rally.  Among the speakers were Congressman Gary Peters who…

Suspect Wanted in Oakland Twp. Subway Shop Robbery

Suspect Wanted in Oakland Twp. Subway Shop Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Oct. 17, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the person that committed an Armed Robbery the Subway Sub Shop located at 4890 North Adams Rd. in Oakland Township. ~At approximately 6:30PM on October 12, 2014…

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan

FEMA Brings Aid to SE Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2014) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $51.8 million in federal disaster grants and loans has been approved for Michigan survivors of the Aug. 11-13 storms and flooding. According to a FEMA press release, as of close of business Oct.…