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Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education

March 27th 2014

Local Districts Named 2014 Best Communities for Music Education (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) The NAMM Foundation rates school  districts across the county in music programs, and this year they have named 376 districts to their 2014 Best Communities for Music Education List.  In Oakland County, Berkley, Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Oxford and Rochester Schools […]

Madison Hts. Womens Club Pub Crawl April 12 to Benefit Parade

March 27th 2014

Madison Hts. Women’s Club Pub Crawl April 12 to Benefit Parade (MHIWC Press Release, March 27, 2104) Madison Heights Intermediate Women’s Club is hosting a Pub Crawl April 12 to support the 2014 Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade. The crawl will visit local establishments Augie’s, Celina’s, On The Rocks, The Coach, The Masters and The […]

Middle School Students Learn How Not to Break Eggs in Engineering

March 27th 2014

Middle School Students Learn How Not to Break Eggs in Engineering (W. Bloomfield Schools Press Release, March 27, 2014) Abbott Middle School students visited Engineering Academy at West Bloomfield High School to learn more about Engineering Academy and engineering, architectural and industrial technology courses that the high school offers starting in 9th grade. The middle […]

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14

March 27th 2014

Super Heroes Warm Up for Relay for Life Ferndale, June 14 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 27, 2014) What makes a Super Hero?  This is the question asked by Relay for Life this year as events around the country will focus on a Super Hero theme for their gigantic fundraisers that raise money to fight cancer. […]

FPL Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Will Waive Fines for Food Donations Through April 5 (FPL Press Release, March 27, 2014) Ferndale Public Library makes paying fines feel doubly good next week by participating in the Food For Fines program Mar. 24 through Apr. 5. Each donated food item can be used to remove $1.00 in overdue fines […]

Graffiti Suspect among those Arrested in Royal Oak

March 27th 2014

Graffiti Suspect among those Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police Department, March 20, 2014 through March 27, 2014) Larceny from Automobile 4949 Coolidge (Beaumont Medical Center), 3-20-14, 12:30 p.m.: Complainant reported she parked her 1999 Chevrolet Venture in a parking lot. When she returned she discovered an unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from […]

Senators and Reps Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages

March 27th 2014

Senators and Representatives Ask US AG to Recognize Michigan Gay Marriages (Sander Levin Press Release, March 27, 2014) Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow with Reps. John Dingell, Sander Levin, Gary Peters and Dan Kildee sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, requesting that, for the purpose of federal law and benefits, he recognize […]

Ferndale Website Now Responsive

March 27th 2014

Ferndale Website Now Responsive (City of Ferndale Press Release, March 27, 2014) The City of Ferndale has re-launched www.ferndalemi.gov as a responsive website, giving residents and visitors a more user-oriented experience. Responsive web design deploys a technique that adjusts the website’s content to fit the screen size of the device it is being viewed on, […]

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township

March 27th 2014

Possible Suicide in Oakland Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, March 27, 2014) INCIDENT: 15:24 hrs. March 25, 2014– Oakland Township – Death Investigation – 14-43331               SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 300 block of Birchhill for a deceased person. The deceased had been committed by Deputies for an attempted suicide in the past.  She was found […]

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video)

March 26th 2014

Mayor Penny Luebs Gives Clawson State of City Address (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 24, 2014) In “the little city with the big heart,” Mayor Penny Luebs says “we create energy in the day to day activities of living a good life.”  Since being elected Mayor of Clawson in 2007, Luebs and other city leaders […]