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More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage…

July 21st 2014

More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage Won’t Get Zoning Change for Parking (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2014) Residents in the neighborhood around Vinsetta Garage in Berkley have been speaking out on plans to raze three houses on Oxford to create more parking for the popular restaurant, and their pleas were listened to by […]

M-Brew Brings Road Trip Favorites Home to Ferndale

July 21st 2014

M-Brew Brings Road Trip Favorites Home to Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2014) Sitting in the sunshine and gentle breeze on the wrap around patio of the new M-Brew Café is a reminder of summer road trips past. Imagine those all-purpose country stores that still sometimes line the highways, stocked with thick delicious custard, […]

Berkley Hosting Forum on Robina Project July 29

July 20th 2014

Berkley Hosting Forum on Robina Project July 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 20, 2014)   As The City of Berkley makes progress on its Master Plan, they have come to the fork in the road which is The Robina Project. Surveys and studies have been done and ideas have been explored for the possibility of […]

Forum Shares Views of 52-4 District Court Judicial Candidates…

July 20th 2014

Forum Shares Views of 52-4 District Court Judicial Candidates, to Serve Clawson and Troy (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 20, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area hosted a forum for the three candidates running for Judge of the 52-4 District, serving Clawson and Troy. The seat is available with the current judge not […]

Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class

July 20th 2014

Oak Parkers Make Adire Elecko in Arts and Cultural Class (C. Proxmire, photos Ron Warren, July 20, 2014) The classic technique of Adire Elecko cloth art has found its way to Oak Park as part of the Oak Park Arts and Cultural Commission’s Third Thursday program. Participants learned the resist dye technique from artist Eileen […]

Adam Schihl Named Clawson Middle School Principal

July 20th 2014

Adam Schihl Named Clawson Middle School Principal (Clawson Schools Press Release, July 20, 2014) Adam Schihl, Clawson High School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director, has been named Principal of Clawson Middle School. He will continue as Athletic Director for the district. “Adam is excited about the opportunity to lead Clawson Middle School and is looking forward to […]

Man Hospitalized w/Burns and Arrested after Setting Fire to Ex’s Home

July 20th 2014

Man Hospitalized w/Burns and Arrested after Setting Fire to Ex’s Home in Highland Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., July 20, 2014) INCIDENT:  02:55 Hrs. July 19 – Highland Township – Arson/Fire Investigator Call-Out.              #14-111654. SUMMARY: Deputies were investigating a PPO violation [personal protection order] in the 2900 block of Loch Lomond Ct West.  The victim […]

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale

July 19th 2014

2014 Pig & Whiskey Packs Downtown Ferndale (C. Proxmire, July 19, 2014) The annual Pig & Whiskey Festival continues through the weekend as thousands of people pack Downtown Ferndale for the event.  The three-day celebration of booze, BBQ and bands brings people of all ages together.  This year Heartless Bastards and Goober and the Peas […]

Music in the Park Makes a Comeback at Kulick

July 19th 2014

Music in the Park Makes a Comeback at Kulick (C. Proxmire, July 19, 2014) It’s been over six years since free concerts regularly graced the parks of Ferndale.  The effort was revived Friday by the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission, who presented Ryan  Dillaha and the Miracle Men at the Kulick Center Park. Ferndalians of […]

Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy

July 19th 2014

Thieves on Cross-State Crime Spree Steal Wallet in Troy (Troy Police Department, July 19, 2014) Troy Police Investigators are seeking the assistance of the public to identify the above couple who are taking wallets from purses at various locations throughout Michigan (Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids and Holland areas). Troy victim reported her wallet was stolen […]