Detroit Tigers play-by-play announcer Dan Dickerson, Avondale Schools Superintendent Dr. James Schwarz and other local newsmakers discuss the latest COVID-19 news and information on this episode of the Oakland County Megacast!
Dan Dickerson, play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Tigers Radio Network joins the show to talk about the progress in negotiations between baseball team owners and the Major League Baseball Player’s Association, when fans can expect to see the first pitch of the summer on the diamond, as well as the historical significance of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the story of professional baseball.
Dr. Jim Schwarz, Superintendent of Avondale Schools, talks about how the State’s budget crisis may affect education funding, as well as how those cuts may directly affect students. Additionally, Dr. Schwarz talked about the importance of bridging the technology gap as schools statewide prepare for more distance learning and hybrid virtual/in-person learning.
Also, Auburn Hills Police Chief Jeffrey Baker provides an update on the City’s response to COVID-19 and provides advice to local residents as more emerge from their homes and return to regular life, and West Bloomfield Township Clerk Debbie Binder provides an update on local performance in filling out the United States Census.
Plus, Ansar Khan, MLive Media Group Detroit Pistons and Red Wings writer, talks about the continuation of the NBA and NHL season, the Pistons’ rebuilding situation, and the potential return of Chauncey Billups to Detroit, and James R. Kuhl from Tipping Point Theatre tells us about the experiences of local actors during the pandemic and introduces us to “Share Your Brilliant Things!”
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