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Details Come Out… Library Parking Lot Gun Incident

September 5th 2014

Details Come Out in Preliminary Exam on Ferndale Library Parking Lot Gun Incident (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) Robert James Reid is one step closer to trial for the Aug. 20 incident involving a gun in the parking lot of the Ferndale Public Library. Reid is being charged with three counts felony assault after […]

Why I Walk: Alyssa Atkinson on AIDS Walk Detroit, Sept. 14

September 5th 2014

Why I Walk: Alyssa Atkinson on AIDS Walk Detroit, Sept. 14 (Alyssa Atkinson, Sept. 5, 2014) About a month ago I went to put the date for this year’s AIDS Walk on my calendar, only to realize that the date of the walk, September 14th, just happens to fall on Grandparents Day. What a strange […]

Donut Shop Break in and More in Royal Oak Police Report

September 5th 2014

Donut Shop Break in and More in Royal Oak Police Report (Royal Oak Police, Sept. 5, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of August 28, 2014 through September 4, 2014 Breaking and Entering 1016 S. Main (Main Donut Stop), 9-3-14, 11:40 p.m.: The owner of the Donut Shop heard a noise […]

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers

September 5th 2014

363 Auto Fatalities Last Year: SEMCOG Survey Seeks Answers (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014)   Last year there were more than 128,000 traffic crashes in the Metro Detroit area in which 363 people lost their lives and over 35,000 were injured. And we are in the last month of the busy summer travel season […]

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday

September 4th 2014

Clawson and HW Join Ferndale in Waiving Fees, RO to Vote Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 5, 2014) Now that the floods of Aug. 11 are gone, there is still plenty of cleanup and property restoration to be done in South Oakland County Communities. Some cities are making that easy by waiving fees for residents […]

Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Sept. 18

September 4th 2014

Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge Sept. 18 (SOCWA press release, Sept. 4, 2014)   Earth Friendly Landscapes: Practical Tips for Sustainable Lawns and Gardens Presented by Lillian Dean, Coordinator, Healthy Lawns & Gardens, SOCWA SE Oakland County Water Authority When and Where: Thursday, September 18th at 7PM Pleasant Ridge Community Center 4 Ridge […]

The Month Ahead in Downtown Ferndale: September 2014

September 4th 2014

The Month Ahead in Downtown Ferndale: September 2014 (Ferndale DDA Press Release, Sept. 4, 2014) As an ongoing hub of activity in the region, Downtown Ferndale is often in the midst of an event, a business opening, a great new venture. The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority, in an effort to keep news agencies in the […]

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback

September 4th 2014

Detroit Zoo Makes an Impact on Wyoming Toad Comeback (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Sept. 5, 2014) The Detroit Zoological Society’s breeding program for the Wyoming toad has produced a record 3,945 tadpoles for release into the wild in its efforts to preserve the federally endangered amphibian. “This is the largest number of tadpoles we have […]

Fake Traveler’s Checks Found in Brighton, More May be Around

September 4th 2014

Fake Traveler’s Checks Found in Brighton, More May be Around (Brighton Police Department, Sept. 5, 2014) A citizen recently found a large stack of traveler’s checks in a parking lot and turned them in to police. The traveler’s checks turned out to be fraudulent. These checks were printed to resemble standard personal checks but labeled […]

Free Brass Concert and Step into Art at the J, Oak Park, Sept. 7

September 4th 2014

Free Brass Concert and Step into Art at the J, Oak Park, Sept. 7 (JCC Press Release, Sept. 4, 2014)   Join us Sunday, September 7th 1-3 pm for a Family Brass Concert. Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the music and fun. Talk with your neighbors. Enjoy a free family concert by the […]