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37th District State Rep. Candidates Forum June 16

June 11th 2014

37th District State Rep. Candidates Forum June 16 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014)   The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum for the 37th District State House of Representative Candidates. The forum will be at Farmington Hills City Hall, 3155 W. Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills on Monday, […]

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape

June 11th 2014

Big Dreams for Ferndale as 3-60 Project Concepts Take Shape (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Ferndale City Council got their first glimpses at the potential developments that could happen in the City’s Withington and W. Troy St. parking lots. The 360-Project aims to bring new office, residential and parking structures to build up […]

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber

June 11th 2014

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber (adapted from press release, June 11, 2014) Jennifer Roosenberg, who has been the Executive Director of the Ferndale Area Chamber for over five years, announced this morning that she has accepted a position elsewhere and will be leaving June 23. Below is the message that she sent out to […]

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues

June 11th 2014

Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd Resigns Due to Health Issues (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014)   Hazel Park Mayor Jack F. Lloyd was unable to attend Tuesday night’s City Council meeting due to health problems. Instead a statement was read announcing his retirement. Mayor Pro Tem Jan Parisi is now the acting Mayor […]

Safety Made Fun at Ferndale Bike Rodeo

June 11th 2014

Safety Made Fun at Ferndale Bike Rodeo (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2014) This weekend’s Ferndale Bike Rodeo brought fun and safety to the children in and around the community. Held at Geary Park, this annual event featured bicycle safety checks, a track for kids to test their skills, bicycle licensing, and free bicycle helmets […]

Woman on Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Pontiac

June 10th 2014

Woman on Motorcycle Killed in Crash in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 10, 2014)   INCIDENT: June 10 @ 09:11 hrs. – City of Pontiac Fatal Crash Investigation   #14-087431 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority responded to the area of Baldwin and Newport for an injury crash involving a motorcycle […]

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest

June 10th 2014

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest (Clawson Schools Press Release, June 10, 2014) Clawson High School senior Josie Daniel received third place and a $500 cash prize for her artwork in the “In God We Trust” 150th Anniversary Art Contest. Senator Mark Jansen presented the award at a ceremony […]

Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26

June 10th 2014

Fizz…Boom…READ! Summer Kids Events at Ferndale Library Saturdays June 14 – July 26 (Jeff Milo, FPL, June 10, 2014) School’s out, sure, but we’ve gotta keep our youngsters brains a-buzzing. “Fizz…Boom…READ!” The Ferndale Library is the perfect partner for parents hoping to stave off “summer learning loss,” which is essentially a child’s academic charley-horse, slowing […]

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets

June 9th 2014

Claws & Paws Fills Park with Pets (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) After a two-mile dog walk and charity run, Claws & Paws participants met up at the Clawson Park Pavilion for a day of frolicking with pets and possibly meeting new ones. The annual event showcased cats and dogs available for adoption, as […]

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project…

June 9th 2014

Ferndale to Decide on E. 9 Mile Project After Higher than Expected Bids (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014)   When the bids came in at the end of the day Friday for the E. 9 Mile construction project, the numbers caught Ferndale Department heads off guard. Whey they thought would be a $1.6 million […]