Task Force Presents Suggested Drone Regulations to State for Consideration

Task Force Presents Suggested Drone Regulations to State for Consideration (MDOT, Dec. 11, 2017) Lansing, MI – The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force (UASTF) released a report of recommendations it presented to Gov. Rick Snyder and to the state Legislature regarding unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones. The report presents a desire to have a…

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats CHICAGO –  Homelessness declined in Michigan according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  While overall homelessness slightly increased nationally, HUD’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the follow regarding homelessness across Michigan: In Michigan,…

Ferndale Eagles Make it to Florida, and to National Championship Game

Ferndale Eagles Make it to Florida, and to National Championship Game Ferndale, MI – After tackling a major hurdle in fundraising, the Ferndale Eagles Pop Warner teams of elementary school aged football players and cheerleaders is down in Orlando Florida competing in the 61st annual Pop Warner Super Bowl at the ESPN Wide World of…

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (MCSC, Dec. 5, 2018) LANSING, MI. – The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving…

Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan

Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan (Crystal Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2017) Romulus, MI – For 19 years Canadian Pacific Railroad has celebrated the holidays and raised money for charity with their Holiday Train. The train travels through Canada and the United States with a 1,000 feet of railroad cars decorated with seasonal…

Three People Shot at Noel Night in Detroit

Three People Shot at Noel Night in Detroit Detroit, MI – Three teens were shot during Noel Night in Midtown Detroit. Injuries are not life threatening and the shooter is still at large as of Saturday night. The Detroit Free Press is one good source for information on this incident. Read more at https://www.freep.com/story/news/2017/12/02/two-shot-during-noel-night-detroit/916829001/ This…

Ferndale Presents Breakfast with Santa Around the World Dec 2

Ferndale Presents Breakfast with Santa Around the World Dec 2 Ferndale, MI – Step into Santa’s sleigh and travel to different countries like Germany, Australia, Mexico, and Greece, to learn what Christmas means to them! As you visit each Country, you will create a themed holiday decoration that represents their tradition to fill your goodie…

Nov 2017 Voter Turnout Across Oakland County

November 7 Election Turnout Across Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Pleasant Ridge Reelected Mayor, Nov. 8, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – It has become tradition that Crystal Proxmire and I review voter turnout rates after each election.  While yesterday’s election was considered an off-year election (odd numbered years), the fact that many communities were voting on…