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Madison Heights Contends Illegal Dumping by SOCRRA

August 19th 2014

Madison Heights Contends Illegal Dumping by SOCRRA (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2014)   The City of Madison Heights put a halt to what they call illegal dumping at a SOCRRA transfer station located in their City. The following press release gives details of their claim: “On Monday, August 18th, City personnel observed that several […]

Ferndale 3-60 Opposition Meeting Aug. 21

August 19th 2014

Ferndale 3-60 Opposition Meeting Aug. 21 (Compiled, Aug. 19, 2014) Businesses and residents who are opposed to the 3-60 Project in Ferndale are having a meeting on Thursday, Aug 21 at Mejishi Martial Arts, 247 West 9 Mile Road at 7:15pm. The 3-60 Project is a mixed use development with a focus on technology/office jobs […]

Junior League of Birmingham President Elect Shares Story

August 18th 2014

Junior League of Birmingham President Elect Shares Story (Shiela Jones, President Elect of Junior League of Birmingham, Aug. 18, 2014) If you would have told me five years ago that I would become a member of the Junior League of Birmingham, I would have been very skeptical. I had a preconceived notion that the League […]

Escaping Pavement Free Concert in the Park Aug.22

August 18th 2014

Escaping Pavement Free Concert in the Park Aug.22 (Compiled, Aug. 18, 2014)   The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission is getting ready for their second free Concert in the Park on Friday Aug. 22. Escaping Pavement, an alternative country band, will be playing from 7-9 at Kulick Community Center (1201 Livernois, Ferndale). There will be […]

2014 Dream Cruise Coverage

August 18th 2014

2014 Dream Cruise Coverage (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 18, 2014) Estimates are that 1.2 million people came to the Woodward corridor for the 20th annual Dream Cruise. The event kicked off in Ferndale with a Lights and Sirens Parade, which this year honored a fallen police officer.  Read more about the tribute and watch the […]

Man Assaulted at Concert Faces Life-Threatening Injuries

August 18th 2014

Man Assaulted at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Faces Life-Threatening Injuries (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 18, 2014)  UPDATE: The Victim Robert Kobe was pronounced deceased today (Aug. 19) at 12:04 pm, by Dr. Doyle of McLaren Hospital Pontiac.  The investigation will continue pending the outcome of an autopsy.   INCIDENT: 20:55 Hrs. – Independence Township (DTE […]

TransPride in the Park Breaks Attendance Record

August 18th 2014

TransPride in the Park Breaks Attendance Record (Julia Music, Aug. 16, 2014) Transgender Pride in the Park on Aug. 9 at Geary Park in Ferndale was met with perfect weather and record attendance. As I have every year since Trans Pride moved to Ferndale I was met with smiling, welcoming faces but this year there […]

Five Dream Cruise Arrests in Royal Oak, ’65 Corvette Stolen in Birmingham

August 18th 2014

Five Dream Cruise Arrests in Royal Oak, ’65 Corvette Stolen in Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug.18, 2014) Royal Oak Police shared information that there were only five arrests in the City during Dream Cruise, which took place Saturday, Aug. 16. They estimated that the event attracted 1.2 million people. According to the report there were […]

Resource Centers Set Up for Flood Victims

August 18th 2014

Resource Centers Set Up for Flood Victims (Oakland County Press Release, Aug. 17, 2014) Residents and businesses impacted by this week’s storms and flooding will be able to meet face to face with multiple government and human service agencies next week. Oakland County Homeland Security Division, in partnership with the State of Michigan, will set […]

Smoke Detector Could have Stopped Pleasant Ridge Fire Sooner

August 16th 2014

Smoke Detector Could have Stopped Pleasant Ridge Fire Sooner, Fire Marshal Says (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 16, 2014) An August 13 fire in a Pleasant Ridge home could have been much worse, but it also could have been caught sooner, said Ferndale Fire Marshal Brian Batten. “There were no working smoke alarms in the house,” […]