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Oak Park Starts Internship Program

July 11th 2014

Oak Park Starts Internship Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2014) Spending five weeks working in the City of Oak Park may not seem like an exciting way to spent the summer, but for Darlene White, Otniel Chis, and Mark Castillo it could be a stepping stone on the path to greatness. Or at least […]

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals

July 11th 2014

Detroit Zoo Caring for Confiscated Wild Animals (Detroit Zoo press release, July 11, 2014) Thirty animals – including some exotic species ¬– are receiving care at the Detroit Zoo today after being rescued from a residential garage in the city of Warren on July 9. Exotic mammals – including two white-nosed coatis, two ring-tailed lemurs […]

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti & Stolen Leaf Blower…

July 11th 2014

Indecent Exposure, Obscene Graffiti and Stolen Leaf Blower Among Crimes in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, July 11, 2014)   Home Invasion 200 Block of E. Farnum, 7-6-14 – 7-9-14, 3:00 p.m. – 3:09 p.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect entered her unlocked home and went through several cabinets and drawers. Nothing was reported missing […]

i3Detroit Among Teams in Red Bull Creation Contest (video)

July 10th 2014

i3Detroit Among Teams in Red Bull Creation Contest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2014)   The creative minds at Ferndale-based i3Detroit are once again showing off the importance of innovation as they take part in the 72-hour Red Bull Creation contest. The competition was moved from Brooklyn, NY to Detroit this year and participants […]

Killer of Ferndale Senior… Gets 40-60 Years (video)

July 10th 2014

Killer of Ferndale Senior Citizen Pleas Down, Gets 40-60 Year Sentence (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2014) Thirty-seven year old William Thomas Goad was sentenced to 40-60 years in prison for strangling and stabbing an elderly Ferndale man in January. He was originally charged with open murder in the case, but in May he […]

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together!

July 10th 2014

New Visualization Tool Shows That We Are All In This Together! (Guest Column by Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger, July 10, 2014) The clearest indicator of the regional connections that we share as communities comes from an analysis of place of residence and place of work. The Census Bureau uses commuting patterns to determine the […]

Blessing of the Animals at St. Luke’s in Ferndale July 13

July 10th 2014

Blessing of the Animals at St. Luke’s in Ferndale July 13 (compiled, July 10, 2014) This Sunday, July 13 at 10:30am, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a special outdoor service called “Mass on the Grass,” which will include a “Blessing of the Animals.”  St. Luke’s is located on the corner of Livernois and W. […]

The oc115 is Now Hiring: Sponsorship Specialist

July 10th 2014

The oc115 is Now Hiring: Sponsorship Specialist The Ferndale 115 / Oakland County 115 News Hub is HIRING! Looking for someone to help us get sponsorships and form partnerships with local groups and businesses, and to help manage our Reader Support campaign. This is a commission-based independent contract gig with a lot of potential – […]

The Nature of Cities Film Screening July 16

July 10th 2014

The Nature of Cities Film Screening July 16 (Art Myatt, Transition Ferndale, July 10, 2014) Transition Ferndale is hosting a screening of the documentary The Nature of Cities on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 7:00 pm at the Ferndale Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI. The 39-minute video, will leave plenty of time for […]

Car Left on Blocks, Tire Theft Suspects Caught

July 10th 2014

Car Left on Blocks, Tire Theft Suspects Caught (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, July 10, 2014)   Two men have been arrested and will be arraigned on charges of ‘Larceny from Auto’ for leaving a car on blocks after stealing the wheels and tires. On 07/08/14 at about 4:30 a.m. police responded to the area […]