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Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26

June 20th 2014

Transit Hub Potential at Old State Fairgrounds, Public Meeting June 26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) What plans does Magic Plus, LLC have for including transit in their development project at the old Michigan State Fair Grounds? A public meeting on June 26 from 6-9pm at the Northwest Activities Center at 18100 Meyers Road […]

HAVEN Breaks Ground on New Pontiac Facility

June 20th 2014

HAVEN Breaks Ground on New Pontiac Facility (press release, June 20, 2014) In Michigan, one out of three homes experiences intimate partner violence firsthand. In Oakland County alone, more than 150,000 households have experienced violence.1 Furthermore, 40% of women in Michigan, 16 years of age and older, have experienced some form of sexual violence.2 To […]

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail

June 20th 2014

Ferndale’s Best Bartenders Rock the Art of the Cocktail (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 20, 2014) Thursday night’s Art of the Cocktail event featured two things Ferndale is known for: bartenders and public art. The ARTWN fundraiser featured bartenders from several establishments competing to see who could create the most delicious drink. The event also gave […]

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24

June 20th 2014

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24 (WRC Press Release, June 20, 2014) Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will hold another in a series of town hall meetings to focus on the impact of new state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County, this time in his “home” city of […]

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave…

June 20th 2014

Suicidal Man Prevented from Shooting Self at Daughter’s Grave in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 20, 2014) INCIDENT: 13:30 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Suicidal Subject  #14-93119 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the area of Perry and Madison for a welfare check on a suicidal subject.  The subject told a friend he was going […]

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute

June 19th 2014

Protesters Claim Racism in Ferndale Housing Commission Dispute (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014) A dispute over a federal housing voucher policy had protesters marching in front of the Withington Apartments on Wednesday evening, claiming racial discrimination against the Ferndale Housing Commission. The Ferndale Housing Commission is headquartered in Ferndale, although the Section 8 program […]

New Hours and Other Ferndale Library News

June 19th 2014

New Hours and Other Ferndale Library News (FPL Press Release, Jan. 19, 2014) New Hours Start July 1   Sun: Closed Mon: 10 am – 8 pm Tues: 10 am – 8 pm Wed: 10 am – 8 pm Thurs: 10 am – 8 pm Friday: Closed Saturday: 12 pm – 5 pm Click here […]

Talent on Display at the 2014 Royal Oak Clay,Glass and Metal Show

June 19th 2014

Talent on Display at the 2014 Royal Oak Clay,Glass and Metal Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014) This weekend brought a celebration of art to Downtown Royal Oak with the 2014 Clay, Glass and Metal Show.  Artists from around the country came to show off their work and sell their wares.  Live metalworking demonstrations […]

Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6

June 19th 2014

Man in Pontiac Punched, Kicked, Stabbed and Robbed of $6 (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 19, 2014)   INCIDENT: 0003 Hours- June 18 – City of Pontiac-Armed Robbery/Stabbing # 14-92156 SUMMARY: Deputies and Star EMS responded to Huron and Murphy for the report of a victim who had been stabbed. Upon arrival the victim stated that […]

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth

June 18th 2014

Ferndale Library Roundup: Best of Summer for Youth (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 18, 2014) June 16th – July 21st, 2014 Summer Reading Family Story Times MONDAYS @ 6:30 PM Six-week session. No registration required. Read, move and explore during these weekly story celebrations for the entire family, led by Ms. Ashley and Mr. Jordan in the KIDS […]