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Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden

May 28th 2015

Growing Good Karma in The Rust Belt’s New Garden (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2015) What used to be concrete, wood chips, bushes and landscaping grass is now a rich organic gardening space alongside the Rust Belt Market at the corner of 9 Mile and Woodward in Ferndale. Several weeks were spent tearing out the […]

Help Name Royal Oak’s Latest Police K-9

May 28th 2015

Help Name Royal Oak’s Latest Police K-9 (Royal Oak Police, May 28, 2015) The Royal Oak Police Department is turning to Facebook fans for help naming its newest recruit. Officer Michael Stajich will travel to the Vohne Liche Kennels in Indiana on June 3 to select and train the department’s newest police dog. Police say […]

Quilter’s Paradise Show in Madison Heights June 5

May 28th 2015

Quilter’s Paradise Show in Madison Heights June 5 (event listing, May 28, 2015) Those who like making or looking at quilts will find much to enjoy at CAMEO Quilters sixth quilt show to be held on Friday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Suspect Arrested and Charged in Murder of Mandral Ross in Pontiac

May 28th 2015

Suspect Arrested and Charged in Murder of Mandral Ross in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 28, 2015) The suspect involved in a homicide in the City of Pontiac which occurred on May 21, 2015 has been arrested by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and was arraigned in 50th District Court. Jujuan Hawkins, a 20 […]

New Concept Coming to Ferndale: Pops for Italian and Alley Dogs

May 26th 2015

New Concept Coming to Ferndale: Pops for Italian and Alley Dogs (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2015) If all goes as planned, Ferndale will have a two-part restaurant opening in the fall on W. 9 Mile near Allen, in the former locations of Buffalo Wild Wings and Twisted Shamrock. Brian Kramer, who currently owns Rosie […]

Kids Night of the Stars to Raise Money for Pontiac Scholarships June 5

May 26th 2015

Kids Night of the Stars to Raise Money for Pontiac Scholarships June 5 (event listing, May 26, 2015) Raise money for kid’s scholarship and enjoy a night of entertainment with the Kid’s Night of the Stars Talent Showcase on June 5 at Pontiac High School. The event will be packed with performers, including: Detroit Pistons, […]

Ferndale Pride Questions Answered! Event is May 30

May 26th 2015

Ferndale Pride Questions Answered! Event is May 30 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2015) Julia Music is the Event Chair for Ferndale Pride, which takes place on Saturday, May 30 in Downtown Ferndale. The official event is from 1pm to 10pm. There are several tie-in events as well, with all the info to be found […]

Hazel Park Names Dr. Amy Kruppe New Superintendent

May 26th 2015

Hazel Park Names Dr. Amy Kruppe New Superintendent (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, May 26, 2015) Hazel Park Schools Board of Education has announced that Dr. Amy Kruppe (pronounced Kroup-E), from the Niles (IL) Elementary School District 71 (a northwest Chicago suburb), has been selected and is expected to be named Superintendent of Hazel Park […]

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

May 26th 2015

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards (Adapted from press release, May 26, 2015) Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the 40 finalists for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards. The finalists have been selected from more than 160 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations statewide for their commitment to volunteer service. Among them are […]

Would-be Robber Says “Have a Nice Day” When Victim Pulls Gun

May 26th 2015

Would-be Robber Says “Have a Nice Day” When Victim Pulls Gun (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 26, 2015) INCIDENT:   04:42 hrs. – – May 18 Independence Township – Armed Robbery / OCSO K-9 Assist    #15-75338 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an Armed Robbery on the 6000 Block of Dixie Highway.  The victim arrived at DeVita Dialysis […]