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AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men

March 2nd 2015

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men (Michigan State Police, March 2, 2015) An amber alert that started in the State of Indiana has now extended into the State of Michigan and it is believed that the suspect and children may be heading to the Detroit Area. We are […]

85 Year Old Woman Killed in Fatal Accident in Royal Oak

March 2nd 2015

85 Year Old Woman Killed in Fatal Accident in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, March 2, 2015)   On March 1, 2015, at 2:54 p.m., an 85-year-old Farmington Hills resident, Mary Riordan, drove through a red light on northbound Woodward at 13 Mile. When she entered the intersection she was struck by a vehicle traveling […]

Valentine, Gage & Others Honored by Mayor’s Business Council (video)

March 2nd 2015

Valentine, Gage & Others Honored by Mayor’s Business Council (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 2, 2015) Go Comedy was full of community spirit as Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter presented the 2014 Mayor’s Business Council Awards on Feb. 26. The Council focuses on giving business owners and managers an opportunity to network with each other and […]

Suspect Bites Woman’s Cheek, Uses Crackers in Arson Attempt

March 2nd 2015

Suspect Bites Woman’s Cheek, Uses Crackers in Arson Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept. March 2,2015)   INCIDENT: 09:54 Hrs. Feb. 27,2015 – City of Pontiac – Home Invasion/Felony Assault/Arson: # 15-29292  SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 100 block of Starlite for a home invasion.  Upon arrival, Deputies spoke with the victim who stated her […]

Hazel Park Recreation Easter Bunny Brunch March 28

March 2nd 2015

Hazel Park Recreation Easter Bunny Brunch March 28 (compiled, March 2, 2015) Get your baskets ready for our annual Easter Bunny Brunch to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 starting at 12:30pm and lasting until 2pm. The cost is $5 per child. Children will receive pizza, beverage, visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy […]

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout

March 1st 2015

Fundraising in the Dark: Royal Oak Youth Assistance Rocks the Blackout (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2015) For an organization that helps illuminate a path for troubled young people, the skill of navigating life’s challenges is like second nature. So when volunteers from Royal Oak Youth Assistance showed up at Hazel Park Bowl to run […]

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror

March 1st 2015

Bird Box Author: Five Novels that Made Me Fall in Love with Horror (Jeff Milo, Ferndale Area District Library Circulation Specialist, March 1, 2015) Ferndale’s own Josh Malerman offers the five novels that made him love with the horror genre. The published author of the acclaimed psychological thriller Bird Box has been influenced by some […]

…Ferndale Schools Restructuring Process Continues, Meeting March 9

March 1st 2015

Doing it Different: Ferndale Schools Restructuring Process Continues, Meeting March 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2015) “When most school districts restructure, they look at finances. They see what budget they have, how many students, and how much space and they fit everything together based on what makes financial sense,” said Ferndale Schools Superintendent Blake […]

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains

February 28th 2015

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains (Guest Blog, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Feb. 28, 2015) I was glad to see a USA Today news story over the weekend that details the challenges we have with the national cellular 911 system:  we struggle to find out where you are […]

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]