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Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage

March 6th 2014

Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 6, 2014) INCIDENT: 17:09 hrs. March 5– City of Pontiac Death Investigation – #14-032661 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Savanna for a deceased person in a vehicle.                OUTCOME OF INCIDENT: Upon arrival deputies spoke to the complainant who is an employee […]

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson

March 6th 2014

Barricaded Gunman Dies in Clawson (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 6, 2014) INCIDENT:  20:42 hrs. March 3 – City of Clawson – Assist Clawson PD SWAT Callout – #14-32220 SUMMARY: Clawson Police Department requested the assistance of the SWAT Team in the 400 block of Phillips for a barricaded gunman with shots fired. A perimeter […]

Clothing Swap at Loving Touch in Ferndale to Benefit JFK PTA March 9

March 5th 2014

Clothing Swap at Loving Touch in Ferndale to Benefit JFK PTA March 9 (Loving Touch Press Release, March 5, 2014)  A clothing swap is a great way to liven up a winter wardrobe, help kids and have a fun night in the process.  Guests bring currently fashionable, new or slightly used ladies clothing, accessories, shoes, […]

Royal Oak Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery at Wilson’s Market

March 5th 2014

Royal Oak Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery at Wilson’s Market (March 5, 2014) On March 4, 2014, at approximately 9:10 p.m., the Royal Oak Police Department responded to Wilson’s Market, located at 901 E. 11 Mile Road, on a report of an armed robbery. The suspects, described as dark skinned black males with thin […]

Fire on E. Troy in Ferndale Brings out Multiple Departments

March 5th 2014

Fire on E. Troy in Ferndale Brings out Multiple Departments (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 5, 2014) A mid day fire is consuming the home at 518 E. Troy Street. Firefighters from Ferndale, Hazel Park, Madison Heights and Royal Oak are on the scene, with responders working together to make sure the fire does not spread […]

FEF Dinner March 14 to Help Ferndale Schools

March 5th 2014

FEF Dinner March 14 to Help Ferndale Schools (FEF, March 5, 2014) The Ferndale Education Foundation dinner is on March 14, Club Venetian, from 6pm to 11pm. Dinner tickets cost $40, and raffle tickets are $10. 20’s Attire Encouraged but not mandatory Proceeds support Ferndale Public Schools. FHS Jazz Band will perform CASA Dancers will […]

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold

March 5th 2014

Demonstrators Try to Stay Warm, While State’s Case Runs Cold by Crystal A. Proxmire News spread quickly Sunday that over 100 Detroit-based pastors would be convening at the Federal Courthouse Monday to protest marriage equality.  Rumors put expected turnout as high as 600.  The Detroit Police stood ready with extra officers in the area and […]

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering

March 4th 2014

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering (Oakland University Press Release, March 4, 2014) Oakland University is ranked fourth in the country for the percentage of women tenured/tenure-track faculty in engineering. According to recent data from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Oakland University is among national leaders in categories […]

Pontiac Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

March 3rd 2014

Pontiac Bank Robbery Suspect Sought (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 3, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI are requesting assistance with identifying a subject involved in the robbery of the Bank of America in Pontiac, MI. on March 3rd, 2014 at 1630hrs.  Anyone with information is requested to contact The Oakland County […]

Ferndalians Channel Leaders Past, Spread Love…

March 2nd 2014

Ferndalians Channel Leaders Past, Spread Love in Hopes for Equality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2014) Blowing bubbles, singing a freedom song, and breathing in the cleansing scent of burning sage were all part of a “love ritual” held at Affirmations on Sunday in honor of April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, the Hazel Park […]