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Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham

July 31st 2014

Suspect Sought for Identity Theft in Birmingham (Birmingham Police, July 31, 2014)   The Birmingham Police Department is asking for help from the community with identifying an identity theft suspect who has charged in excess of $13,000 at several locations in the tri-county area. The suspect is a light skinned black female, 5’2”-5’4”, 140-160 pounds […]

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video)

July 30th 2014

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2014) There’s a new Superintendent in town, an almost all new administration in fact. When students return to Ferndale Schools in the fall they may notice a nearly complete change in leadership as the new administration takes over. Blake Prewitt, a former […]

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison’s State of the City Address (video)

July 30th 2014

Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison’s State of the City Address (video) (Jim Ellison, given July 29, 2014, printed July 30)   Good afternoon, Royal Oak. To my colleagues from the Royal Oak City Commission, city employees and most importantly my fellow Royal Oak residents, thank you for being here today. It’s always a pleasure to […]

17 Year Old Arrested for Chasing Mother with an Axe

July 30th 2014

17 Year Old Arrested for Chasing Mother with an Axe (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 30, 2014)   INCIDENT: 1254 Hrs. – July 28 – City of Pontiac – Felonious Assault – #14-11723 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 800 block of Blaine on a report of a 17 yr. old male chasing and threatening his […]

Clawson’s 2nd Annual Family Fun Friday is Aug.1

July 30th 2014

Clawson’s 2nd Annual Family Fun Friday is Aug.1 (press release, July 30, 2014)   Clawson’s second annual Family Fun is Friday, August 1st at Clawson city park from 5:30pm -7:00pm. There will be plenty of fun things to do, including: free games, free balloon animals, free face painting, free chips, ice cream and beverages, free […]

Fire at Mandaean Center in Ferndale Wednesday Morning – updated

July 30th 2014

Fire at Mandaean Center in Ferndale Wednesday Morning – updated (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2014) UPDATE:  As of 1:30pm Thursday the cause of the fire is still under investigation per the Fire Marshal. Hilton Road in Ferndale is blocked off approximately between 8 Mile and 9 Mile due to a fire at The Mandean […]

Suspect Caught After…Fleeing into Madison Hts. Neighborhood

July 29th 2014

Suspect Caught After Fighting with Police and Fleeing into Madison Heights Neighborhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2014) A Madison Heights neighborhood was blocked off by police at about 2pm Tuesday after a suspect ran away from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Anderson of the Madison Heights Police Department said that the man […]

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

July 29th 2014

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will […]

Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3

July 28th 2014

Oak Park Summer Fest Aug. 2-3 (OPACC Press Release, July 28, 2014) The City of Oak Park, MI is having its first Annual Summer Fest August 2-3, 2014. To build upon last year’s one day Art Fair and Summer Splash, the Summer Fest will be a two day event the first weekend of August. This […]

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

July 28th 2014

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I […]