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Sheriff’s Dept. Warns of Jury Duty Fine Phone Scam

April 25th 2014

Sheriff’s Dept. Warns of Jury Duty Fine Phone Scam (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 25, 2014)   The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a phone scam that targets Oakland County residents by soliciting fraudulent funds to cover non-appearance jury duty fees. Multiple complaints have come in from citizens receiving phone calls from suspects claiming […]

Man with Hammer Attempts Sexual Assault on Hospital Worker

April 25th 2014

Man with Hammer Attempts Sexual Assault on Hospital Worker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., April 25, 2014) INCIDENT: 09:06 hrs. April 23, 2014 – City of Pontiac / Felonious Assault   # 14-059014 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to McLaren Oakland Hospital for an assault complaint. The victim stated she had reported to work this morning […]

BlowOut Just One of the Ways Ferndale Library Rocks May 2-3

April 25th 2014

BlowOut Just One of the Ways Ferndale Library Rocks May 2-3 (Jeff Milo, FPL, April 25, 2014) Next week marks the second year Ferndale Public Library joins the ranks of Metro Detroit’s popular bars and nightclubs in co-hosting impressive line ups of local bands performing live for 17th annual Metro Times Blowout music festival. Just […]

Carnival Supports Leader Dog for the Blind Program May 1-11

April 25th 2014

Carnival Supports Leader Dog for the Blind Program May 1-11 (Rochester Hills Lions Club Press Release, April 25, 2014) Annual spring carnival hosted by the Rochester Hills Lions Club that benefits Leader Dogs for the Blind and Lions Clubs charities. There are rides, games, food and family fun for children of all ages. The carnival […]

Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Schalk Murder

April 24th 2014

Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Schalk Murder (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2014) Major Allen, 31, and Sean Allen Briskey, 30, appeared in court on Tuesday to plead not guilty to charges of suspicion of murder in the death of Ferndale native Jusin Schalk. According to the Daily Press, a preliminary hearing will be held […]

Madison Hts. Teacher Honored, Cristy Berger Memorial Walk May 10

April 24th 2014

Madison Heights Teacher Honored with Cristy Berger Memorial Walk May 10 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 24, 2014) When 38-year-old Cristy Berger passed away in January, the loss touched the lives of many in the Madison Heights community. The beloved English and Social Studies teacher at Wilkinson Middle School was also a strong proponent of fitness, […]

FHS and UHS Students Honored with Rotary Scholarships

April 23rd 2014

FHS and UHS Students Honored with Rotary Scholarships (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2014) When Monae Hawthorne starts on her journey towards a Criminal Justice degree at Saginaw Valley, her load with be a little lighter thanks to a $2,000 Ferndale Rotary Scholarship. Hawthorne, a senior at University High School in Ferndale, was one of […]

House Hunters Episode Features Oakland County Couple, Airs May 5

April 23rd 2014

House Hunters Episode Features Oakland County Couple, Local Homes, Airs May 5 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 23, 2014) After moving to New York City 19 years ago, Craig Bentley and Frank Anthony Polito found themselves wanting to return to their Michigan roots. And when they finally came back to live in a Metro Detroit suburb, […]

Ferndale Author Releases New Book, Signing May 3

April 23rd 2014

Ferndale Author Releases New Book, Signing May 3 (Donald Levin Press Release, April 23, 2014)   The book launch party for Donald Levin’s new novel, The Baker’s Men, will be held at the Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale from 2 pm till 4 pm on Saturday, May 3. The event is free and open to […]

Ferndale PTSA Arts & Crafts Fair May 10

April 23rd 2014

Ferndale PTSA Arts & Crafts Fair May 10 (PTSA Press Release, April 23, 2014) The Ferndale Secondary PTSA is hosting a Handmade Arts & Craft Fair on May 10, 2014 from 10 am to 5 pm at Ferndale High School at 881 Pinecrest in Ferndale. Local crafters and artists will showcase and sell their original […]