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Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Honors Fallen Soldiers (video)

May 26th 2014

Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Honors Fallen Soldiers (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2014) In December of 1950, a 24-year-old man named Jesse Brown died on the side of a mountain in North Korea. His story was spoken at the 2014 Memorial Day Observance in Ferndale, where dozens of teary-eyed neighbors mourned the loss of […]

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County

May 25th 2014

Memorial Day Parades in Oakland County (Compiled, May 24, 2014) Auburn Hills, MI Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11a The 2014 Memorial Day Parade will begin at the American Legion Post home on Churchill and moves to the cemetery on Squirrel for a short ceremony then travels to the MOMS plaque for […]

Ferndale Pride Offering Commitment Ceremony, Part of May 31 Event

May 25th 2014

Ferndale Pride Offering Commitment Ceremony, Part of May 31 Event (Ferndale Pride Press Release, May 25, 2014) Ferndale Pride proudly presents the return of Ferndale commitment ceremonies. Until marriage is legal Ferndale Pride intends to offer commitment ceremonies to participants. Revered Kevin Kinsel of Community of Christ the Good Shepherd and Ferndale Mayor David Coulter will perform the ceremony from the […]

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day… (video)

May 24th 2014

Oak Ridge Students Celebrate Red,White and Blue Day with $1,000 Donation to Adopt Flag (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2014) Students at Oak Ridge Elementary in Royal Oak raised $1,000 through bagel sales to adopt a Civil War flag from the Michigan Historical Museum’s “Save the Flags” program. They presented the check and held a […]

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation

May 24th 2014

Clawson Elementary Schools Go Green, Earn “Evergreen” Designation (Clawson Schools Press Release, May 24, 2014) The State of Michigan Green Schools Program has named Clawson’s two elementary schools – Kenwood and Schalm – Michigan “Evergreen” Schools, the highest ranking. The Michigan Green Schools Program encourages schools to participate in environmentally friendly and energy savings activities. […]

Berkley Community Garage Sale June 27-28

May 24th 2014

Berkley Community Garage Sale June 27-28 (Berkley Press Release, May 24, 2014)   The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the Community Garage Sale is returning this year as part of SummerFest. The Community Garage Sale will take place on Friday, June 27 from 1 – 6 pm and on Saturday June […]

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody

May 23rd 2014

Woman Found Dead in Royal Oak Fire, Son in Custody (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 23, 2014) A 69 year old woman was found dead this morning in a house on Altadena in Royal Oak, near 12 Mile and Campbell. According to police, they had been called to the home around 1am for a dispute involving […]

300 Needed to Carry Signs for Ferndale’s Foot Float Monday

May 22nd 2014

300 Needed to Carry Signs for Ferndale’s Foot Float Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2014) Michigan’s Fallen Foot Float is a solemn tradition in Ferndale. Each year people walk in the Memorial Day Parade holding signs of Michigan service people who lost their lives while serving in the military. The mile and a half […]

Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28

May 22nd 2014

Berkley Offers Self-Defense Class for Kids May 28 (C. Proxmire, May 22, 2014)   Berkley Parks and Recreation is hosting a class to teach self-defense for children. The class takes place May 28 at the Berkley Community Center, at a cost of $10 for residents and $15 for non-residents. According to the press release, “If […]

Beer and Pills Suspected in 25-year-old’s Death

May 22nd 2014

Beer and Pills Suspected in 25-year-old’s Death (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, May 22, 2014) INCIDENT:  16:10 hrs. May 21– Lyon Township-  Death Investigation   #14-075391 SUMMARY: Deputies responded along with Lyon Township Fire Department to an address in the 28000 block of Dixboro Rd on a report of a  deceased person.  Complainant indicates the deceased is […]