Dear Crabby, Is Michigan Still Planning on Holding Elections?

With all the COVID-19 craziness going on, I sometimes forget we’re in an election year. Will we still be able to have our remaining 2020 elections? I heard some states are canceling them. Also, do you know if there has ever been a time in history where a national election has been postponed or canceled? Thanks! Vonda Voter Dear Vonda Voter, I have to admit that after our presidential primary election back in March, it has been kind of nice not to be hit over the head on a daily basis … [Read more...]

Students to learn about Civil War with new hands-on lessons

Deputy County Executive Matt Gibb, on behalf of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, and Oakland Schools Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Markavitch introduced an instructional curriculum today centered on the county’s Civil War map that will enhance students’ understanding of local history. Patterson unveiled the "Oakland County in the Civil War" map in 2011 to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Two years later, Waterford School District staff development … [Read more...]