Oak Park http://michiganradio.org en Oakland County teen gets recognized for her efforts to clean up her community http://michiganradio.org/post/oakland-county-teen-gets-recognized-her-efforts-clean-her-community <p>When you're walking in your favorite park, what do you do when you see trash? Plastic bags, empty bottles, and cigarette butts?</p><p>Chances are most of us would shake our heads in dismay at the nerve of someone who would deliberately litter like that and keep on walking.</p><p>We wanted you to meet an Oakland County teenager who doesn't just keep on walking. She puts on her rubber gloves and picks up other peoples' trash.</p><p>17 year old Brianna Moore has just been recognized by a San Francisco group called "Action For Nature." They've given Briana an International Young Eco-Hero Award for her efforts to clean up her community.</p><p>Brianna Moore joined us today from her home in Oak Park.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:11:11 +0000 Stateside Staff 13833 at http://michiganradio.org Oakland County teen gets recognized for her efforts to clean up her community Oak Park drops gardening charges against local woman http://michiganradio.org/post/oak-park-drops-gardening-charges-against-local-woman <p>Charges relating to an illegal vegetable garden have been dropped against an Oak Park woman, according to the <a href="http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/features/gardening/2011/07/michigan_vegetable_garden_char.html">Baltimore Sun</a>:</p><blockquote><p>&quot;Charges against an Oak Park, Mich., woman, who faced 93 days in jail for having a vegetable garden in her front yard, have apparently been dropped.&quot;</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:00:38 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3335 at http://michiganradio.org Oak Park drops gardening charges against local woman