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40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video)

November 11th 2013

40 Military Guests Celebrated, Honored at Berkley High (video) (Berkley Schools Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) On Friday, November 8, 2013 students in the Berkley High School United States History classes along with faculty honored men and women of the military. More than 40 active duty and veterans joined the ninth grade students for a […]

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham

November 11th 2013

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham (City of Birmingham Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) Families from Birmingham and surrounding areas are encouraged to enter the City’s popular Santa Contest. One lucky family will have the honor of helping Santa light up Birmingham’s 35-foot blue spruce, boasting more than 20,000 LED lights, on […]

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

November 10th 2013

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was […]

Senator Gregory Coffee Hours November 14th in Ferndale

November 10th 2013

Senator Gregory Coffee Hours November 14th in Ferndale (Vincent Gregory Press Release, Nov. 10, 2013) State Senator Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) is inviting members of the community to join him for coffee and conversation regarding state and community issues on Thursday, November 14, 2013, in Ferndale. This will be an excellent and convenient opportunity for Ferndale […]

Study Abroad Info Night at Berkley High Nov. 18

November 10th 2013

Study Abroad Info Night at Berkley High Nov. 18 (Berkley Schools Press Release, Nov. 10, 2013) Have you ever considered becoming a foreign exchange student?  Hosting a foreign exchange student?  If so, join us for an informative evening for students and parents who want to learn more about their options for studying abroad during high […]

View: Ferndale Fights for Fair Funding for our Schools

November 8th 2013

View: Ferndale Fights for Fair Funding for our Schools (Karen Twomey, Nov. 8, 2013) I am writing you as a board member, teacher, parent, neighbor and friend of education. Recently, Michigan State University’s Education Policy Center published a school finance analysis for our state which describes a crisis of long-term disinvestment, demographic shifts, and structural […]

Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Passes (video)

November 8th 2013

Royal Oak Human Rights Ordinance Passes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Originally printed 11/6/2013, Issue 2144 – Between The Lines News) “I cannot stress too much how important tonight is to the City of Royal Oak,” said Mayor Jim Ellison as he addressed the crowd at the victory party for several local campaigns including the proposal […]

Analysis: IRV and the Ferndale Mayor’s Race

November 7th 2013

Analysis: IRV and the Ferndale Mayor’s Race (Kevin Deegan-Krause, Nov. 7, 2013) Editor’s Note: Prior to the election, The Oakland County 115 News invited readers to share how they would vote in an election where the four candidates were ranked.  We kept the respondents anonymous and sent only the resulting votes to Political Science Professor […]

Sign Up Now for Holiday Hoof & FestivALE Nov. 23

November 6th 2013

Sign Up Now for Holiday Hoof & FestivALE Nov. 23 (Ferndale DDA Press Release, Nov. 2, 2013) Downtown Ferndale will do it in the dark on Saturday, November 23 when the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority launches the 2013 holiday season with its first ever Holiday Hoof Nightime Obstacle Run, Fun Walk & FestivALE, an all-day […]

Ferndale Election Results

November 6th 2013

Ferndale Election Results (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2013) A challenging campaign season comes to an end in Ferndale as voters have overwhelmingly spoken their minds in terms of city leadership and in the matter of marijuana legalization. Mayor Dave Coulter will retain his seat for another term, having beaten second choice candidate and former […]