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After 46 Years, Clawson Middle School Principal…

May 13th 2014

After 46 Years, Clawson Middle School Principal John Dickerson Announces Retirement (Clawson Schools Press Release, May 13, 2014) Clawson Middle School Principal John Dickinson announced his retirement, effective at the end of June. John has been a member of the Clawson Public Schools since 1968 when he began his career teaching English at Clawson Junior […]

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan

May 13th 2014

Oakland County Fights Detroit Water and Sewer Plan (C. Proxmire, May 13, 2014)   As the City of Detroit struggles to restructure under bankruptcy, the issue of regional water management is in the forefront of the discussions. Oakland County leaders, including County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash are advocating for […]

Festival of Frogs & Snakes in Troy on May 17

May 12th 2014

Festival of Frogs & Snakes in Troy on May 17 (press release, May 12, 2014)   Be sure to check out the Festival of Frogs & Snakes, at the Troy Nature Center (6685 Coolidge), on Saturday, May 17 from 12-4pm. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon with educational & exciting activities about our scaly and slimy […]

Pride Prom at Ferndale Library May 30

May 12th 2014

Pride Prom at Ferndale Library May 30 (press release, May 12, 2014) Show your pride at Pride Prom in Ferndale Public Library! Part of this year’s Ferndale Pride Festival, Pride Prom is presented by Friends of the Ferndale Library and will feature dancing, a live DJ, formal photos by Nan Kerr Mueller, a crowning of […]

Good Neighbors Gather to Celebrate Ferndale GNAs

May 11th 2014

Good Neighbors Gather to Celebrate Ferndale GNAs (Crystal Proxmire, Nan Kerr Photography, May 11, 2014) The Ferndale Good Neighbor Awards (GNAs) were held on May 6 at The Local in Ferndale. Here members of the community were recognized for the role they play in making Ferndale a friendly city. The 2014 honorees include: Andrea Johns […]

Letter Writing Campaign for Newlywed Moms Adds to…

May 11th 2014

Letter Writing Campaign for Newlywed Moms Adds to their Ellen Experience (video) (Guest Column by Alyssa Atkinson, May 11, 2014) video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player On March 22, 2014 my parents Michele Riley and Christina Atkinson were finally able to be legally married after almost 17 years of dating. Considering that this wedding was of […]

Most Wanted Fugitives from Troy’s 52/4 District Court

May 11th 2014

52/4 District Court’s Most Wanted  (Oakland County, May 11, 2014) Please click on the link below each picture for further identifying details: Video: Find out how you can help keep your community safe Click here view previously captured or surrendered fugitives. Sawson Alghazali Michael Christopher Bindschatel Padro Donte Brown Arjet Ceno Deon Levert Chambers Joseph Kenyatta Cohen […]

Ferndale Schools Teacher Appreciation Stories Pour In

May 11th 2014

Ferndale Schools Teacher Appreciation Stories Pour In (Nan Kerr-Mueller and Crystal Proxmire, May 11, 2014) Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week and parents throughout Ferndale Schools shared stories of teachers and staff that have made an impact on their children’s lives. The Facebook Page “Teacher Appreciation Week Stories” got over 150 likes as the warm […]

Regional Water Issues Discussion May 22

May 10th 2014

Regional Water Issues Discussion May 22 (Press Release, May 10, 2014) On Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. the People’s Water Board Coalition will partner with Wayne State University’s Office of Sustainability to host a special discussion on regional water issues with Maude Barlow. Barlow is the national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and […]

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off

May 9th 2014

DIY Festival Takes a Year Off (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2014)   To the sadness of thousands of art, music and community lovers, the annual DIY Festival will not be taking place this summer. Chris and Krista Johnson made the difficult decision after learning that there would be construction on E. 9 Mile Road […]