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Clawson Police Collecting School Supplies for Backpack Program

August 16th 2014

Clawson Police Collecting School Supplies for Backpack Program (Press Release, Aug. 16, 2014)   The Clawson Police Department will once again collect school supplies to disperse between our community educational institutions. Papers, binders, back packs, crayons, markers, pencils, pens, etc. Monetary donations are welcome to help with cost of purchased supplies (please make check out […]

Video: Jake Sigal Talks about 3-60 Project

August 15th 2014

Video: Jake Sigal Talks about 3-60 Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 15, 2014) The 3-60 Project has been the subject of heated discussion lately in Ferndale, with a campaign brewing against the proposed mixed use buildings that could go in the City’s Withington and Troy Street parking lots. The project is in the early stages […]

Ferndale Police Search for Charter One Bank Robber

August 15th 2014

Ferndale Police Search for Charter One Bank Robber (Lt. Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, Aug. 15, 2014) On Weds. 08/13/14) at about 1:20 p.m. Ferndale Police responded to a bank robbery that had just occurred at the Charter 1 Bank at 23001 Woodward. The suspect had already fled the scene. Investigation showed that a man entered […]

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams

August 15th 2014

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams (Attorney General Bill Schuette, Aug. 15, 2014)                  Attorney General Bill Schuette today issued a consumer alert with tips for southeast Michigan residents facing damage from recent flooding. The alert, which Schuette issued through his Consumer Protection Division, offers tips on avoiding scam artists and criminals who exploit emergency situations, […]

Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video)

August 13th 2014

Independent Insurance Agent Answers Water-Related Questions (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2014) The recent flooding has caused a lot of damage to basements and property in Oakland County, and many have complained of not being able to get through to their insurance providers.  We spoke with Ferndale-based independent insurance agent Adrianne Greer about common […]

Renaissance Vineyard Church Coordinating Volunteers & Supplies

August 13th 2014

Renaissance Vineyard Church Coordinating Volunteers & Supplies (C.Proxmire, Aug. 13, 2014) For those in South Oakland County who want to help flood victims clean up, Renaissance Vineyard Church has stepped up to be the hub for volunteers and cleaning supplies.  Located at 1841 Pinecrest Dr in Ferndale (NW corner of 9 Mile and Pinecrest, behind […]

The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video)

August 12th 2014

The Day After the Flood: Hard Work, Loss, and Community (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 12, 2014) NOTE: The video below is an interview with Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison and a man who was trapped in the avalanche. The devastation of Monday night’s record-breaking floods is becoming apparent as the water recedes and people […]

City of Ferndale Issues Flooding Info: Claims, Trash & More

August 12th 2014

City of Ferndale Issues Flooding Info: Claims, Trash & More (City of Ferndale, Aug. 12, 2014) City of Ferndale Declares State of Emergency The Mayor of the City of Ferndale declared a State of Emergency today in response to the extreme flooding conditions that caused significant damage to City infrastructure, and residential homes and vehicles. […]

Berkley Issues Flooding Info, Including Claims Procedure

August 12th 2014

Berkley Issues Flooding Info, Including Claims Procedure (City of Berkley Press Release, Aug.12, 2014)   The City of Berkley and the entire Detroit metro area have been impacted by the historic rainfall event that occurred during the evening hours of August 11, 2014.  According to local rain gauges, approximately 4.5 inches of rain fell in […]

Oak Park Issues Flood Advice… (video)

August 12th 2014

Oak Park Issues Flood Advice, Including Trash, Safety and Cleaning (video) (Erik Tungate, Oak Park City Manager, Aug. 12, 2014) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream The City of Oak Park has had emergency crews in place since 6 PM on Monday evening dealing with what has become a catastrophic flooding event. As much as […]