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32 Choices for Hazel Park Superintendent, Process Continues April 29

April 28th 2015

32 Choices for Hazel Park Superintendent, Process Continues April 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2105) With 32 applicants to choose from, The Hazel Park School Board and the interim leaders in the district are looking forward to examining the possibilities for who the next Superintendent will be. “Traditionally, the district has always promoted from […]

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

April 28th 2015

Unlawful Imprisonment and Assault Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, April 28, 2015) On Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6:30 a.m., Royal Oak police officers responded to the 1500 block of N. Washington and arrested 29-year-old Royal Oak resident, Jason Dale, for Unlawful Imprisonment, Felonious Assault, Aggravated Assault, and Malicious Destruction of Property. […]

Queer Icon Bitch to Headline Ferndale Pride May 30

April 28th 2015

Queer Icon Bitch to Headline Ferndale Pride May 30 (Ferndale Pride Press Release, April 28, 2015) Ferndale Pride could not be more excited to have Bitch as our headliner this year! Bitch (Bitch and Animal, Bitch + the Exciting Conclusion, John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus) is a queer icon who is a singer, producer, actress, entrepreneur […]

The Drones Win in Ferndale as Council Quashes Ban Idea

April 27th 2015

The Drones Win in Ferndale as Council Quashes Ban Idea (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2015) “Drone Gate” is over. After about a dozen quad-copter enthusiasts showed up at Ferndale City Council to oppose a ban on drones, council decided to drop the idea. “I will wait for the FAA and the state. We’ve got […]

Ferndale to Vote Monday on Drone Ban

April 26th 2015

Ferndale to Vote Monday on Drone Ban (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 26, 2015) The City of Ferndale is scheduled to vote Monday on an ordinance that would ban all drone use within the city limits, with the exception that it specifically allows it for law enforcement or on one’s own property. The ordinance comes as […]

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac

April 26th 2015

Man Murdered While Painting Apartment in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff, April 26, 2015) INCIDENT: 13:53 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Homicide Investigation. #15-61589 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 10 block of S. Mill Street on the report of a person who had been shot.  Deputies searched the apartment building and located an apartment door […]

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC

April 26th 2015

Royal Oak Student Reporters to Attend First Ever PBS NewsHour Academy in DC (ROS Press Release, April 26, 2015) This summer, three talented young journalists from Royal Oak High School will be among 18 students from across the country selected to participate in the first Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington D.C. Georgie Abbey, Annie […]

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3

April 25th 2015

Birmingham Farmers Market to Open Sunday, May 3 (Press Release, April 25, 2015) Fresh scents, healthy food and friendly conversations will return to Birmingham’s Public Parking Lot 6 as the Birmingham Farmers Market’s 13th season kicks off on Sunday, May 3. Attendees will find fresh foods and flowers from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at […]

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2

April 25th 2015

Meet the Author: Matthew Baker in Berkley May 2 (compiled April 25, 2015) Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m. Michigan author Matthew Baker will visit the Berkley Public Library to promote the debut of his novel for young readers, If You Find This. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps

April 25th 2015

Ferndale Youth Assistance Offers Special Summer Camps (FYA Press Release April 25, 2015)   Ferndale Youth Assistance has funds available to help send kids in the Ferndale School District or those that attend Ferndale Schools may be eligible.  The camp scholarships are made possible by those who donate to FYA through the year or who […]