Two Oakland County residents in national spotlight

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is putting out the call to support two outstanding individuals from Oakland County appearing on national television this week. Patterson continues to cheer on 'American Idol' hopeful Jena Irene Asciutto of Farmington Hills. Plus, he wants residents to support Nebojsa “Neb” Stojkovic from Walled Lake who will appear on “Live with Kelly and Michael” Friday as one of the show’s Teacher of the Year finalists. “Oakland County is full of talented … [Read more...]

Patterson wants Jena Irene to have hometown visit

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants residents to bring American Idol hopeful Jena Irene Asciutto home by voting for her after Wednesday’s live show on Fox Network. If she makes it through to the top three this week, Jena Irene will fly home Saturday for her hometown visit. “Oakland County is very proud of Jena Irene,” Patterson said. “I want to make sure we’re doing all we can to get her to American Idol’s final performance to determine this year’s winner.” Plans are … [Read more...]