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Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video)

July 2nd 2014

Berkley Pot Petition Turned In, Voters to Decide Nov. 4 (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 2, 2014) Berkley could soon be added to the list of Michigan cities with local ordinances legalizing marijuana thanks to the efforts of volunteers who turned in petitions on Tuesday to put a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. 700 […]

Outdoor Movie in Downtown Ferndale: Hairspray July 17

July 2nd 2014

Outdoor Movie in Downtown Ferndale: Hairspray July 17 (Andrea Johns, July 2, 2014) Outdoor movies on Vester Street are back. Downtown Ferndale will close off Vester Street just West of Woodward for a special showing of the movie Hairspray. Movie starts at sundown! Bring a lawn chair, bring the kids, and come down to Vester […]

Pancake Breakfast to Raise Money for Pontiac Parks July 26

July 1st 2014

Pancake Breakfast to Raise Money for Pontiac Parks July 26 (press release, July 1, 2014) The Friends of the Pontiac Parks Association is hosting their first ever pancake breakfast to raise money for the upkeep of Pontiac Parks. The breakfast is Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and features All Saints […]

Knife-Wielding Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

July 1st 2014

Knife-Wielding Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, July 1, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Department responded to an Armed Robbery of the Speedway Gas Station located at 1620 East 12 Mile Road. On June 29, 2014, at 3:21 p.m., an employee called 911 to report the Armed Robbery. The employee stated […]

Ferndale Library Picks with Kelly Bennett

July 1st 2014

What To Read n’ Watch Next: Ferndale Library Staff Recommendations with Kelly Bennett (FPL, Jeff Milo,Circulation Specialist, July 1, 2014) Welcome back to another of the Ferndale Public Library’s bi-monthly edition of staff recommendations! Need some advice on what you should read next? Kelly Bennett has been Head of Circulation for more than 2 years […]

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle

July 1st 2014

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle (DW Pele, July 1, 2014) On June 29, hundreds of people flocked to Madison Heights for their annual fireworks celebration.  Here are some pictures from oc115.com reader DW Pele of the sparkling show and people enjoying the evening. Check out photos from the Rochester Hills fireworks at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/clear-skies-and-good-times-at-the-rochester-hills-fireworks/. There are still […]

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video)

June 30th 2014

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Oak Park City Manager Erik Tungate is optimistic about the future of his city, and it shows in a budget video made earlier this month for City Council and the public. The video is […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 30th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 30, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. New jobs! Posted for the week of June 30th – July 4th […]

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (updated)

June 30th 2014

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) The Radio Shack on 8 Mile in the shopping center near Wyoming in Royal Oak Township is the most recent of the chain to be robbed at gunpoint. The robbery took place this afternoon, and is still being investigated by […]

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield

June 30th 2014

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson was arrested in Southfield Sunday night. According to WXYZ, police found Benson passed out in the driver’s seat of a 2008 Crown Victoria at about 7:30pm at Southfield and 8 Mile Road. He is suspected to […]