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Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour… June 7

May 30th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Home & Garden Tour to Fund Museum Improvements June 7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2014) In Pleasant Ridge there are beautiful homes, carefully decorated, with fantastic gardens and landscaping to match. And part of the joy of a community like Pleasant Ridge is inviting neighbors in for a peek. The Home and […]

Oak Park Ballot Issue to be Settled Monday, Maybe Tuesday

May 30th 2014

Oak Park Ballot Issue to be Settled Monday, Maybe Tuesday (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2014) After over two hours of negotiations between attorneys, it is still unclear if Oak Park is going to allow a proposed charter amendment change to go on the Aug. 5 ballot. The group Safer Oak Park collected 1,800 signatures […]

Security Breach Halts Travel at Detroit Metro Airport

May 29th 2014

Security Breach Halts Travel at Detroit Metro Airport (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) UPDATE:  According to various reports, the lock down ended at approximately 11:15pm, with the suspicious person still in custody. Detroit Metro Airport is on lock down and traffic is not coming in or out after a security breach at Detroit Metro […]

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work

May 29th 2014

Birmingham Girl Scout Honored for Suicide Prevention Work (GSSEM Press Release, May 29, 2014) Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan (GSSEM) is pleased to announce 16-year-old Jacqueline Caserio of Birmingham, MI as the 2014 Young Woman of Distinction for Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan.  Her award was announced at the GSSEM’s annual Honor Reception on May […]

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events

May 29th 2014

Ferndale Pride -Guide, Festival May 31 plus other Events   Friday, May 30th: 5-8 pm Bears Dinner and Silent Auction at Zion Lutheran Church Saturday, May 31st Motor City Casino Hotel presents Ferndale Pride: Pre-pride Event: 8am-3pm Dino’s bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa brunch Ferndale Chamber Presents – Rainbow Run 5k.  Register at: http://www.rainbow-run.com Main […]

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal

May 29th 2014

Pro Pot Petitioners Sue Oak Park Over Neglecting Ballot Proposal (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 29, 2014) Over 1,800 registered voters signed petitions to put marijuana decriminalization on the Aug. 5 ballot in Oak Park. The City Clerk validated the signatures but refuses to put the question on the ballot, according to a court case filed […]

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes Breuckman with Both Scrutiny and Hope

May 28th 2014

Pleasant Ridge Welcomes James Breuckman with Scrutiny and Hope (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) James Breuckman got a taste of Pleasant Ridge politics Tuesday night as he sat through a special City Commission meeting with just one thing on the agenda: him. Breuckman was one of five finalists for the City Manager position, and after […]

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers…

May 28th 2014

Ferndale Fights $48 Million Asset Claim Against Officers Involved in Traffic Stop (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) Ferndale City Attorney Dan Christ has filed a petition asking a judge to eliminate a UCC filing against the city made by a disgruntled man who had been ticketed by Ferndale Police two years ago. The man, […]

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7

May 28th 2014

Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo June 7 (press release, May 28, 2014) Kids and adults of all ages are invited out to the Rochester Police Open House and Bike Rodeo on June 7 from 10am to 2pm at police headquarters at 400 Sixth St. Rochester, MI 48307. The day will be filled with […]

Minimum Wage Increase Signed into Law

May 27th 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Signed into Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 28, 2014) The Michigan House of Representatives approved an increase to the state’s minimum wage Tuesday, and the bill was signed into law shortly after by Governor Rick Snyder. The bill will gradually increase minimum wage to $9.25 per hour by 2018, at a rate […]