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Beautiful Beginning for Birmingham Farmers Market Season

May 7th 2015

Beautiful Beginning for Birmingham Farmers Market Season (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2015)   “It’s a beautiful day to enjoy the weather,” said Stacey Conover of West Bloomfield as she and her family perused the booths of vendors at the opening day of the Birmingham Farmers Market. “We’ve picked up some local honey to help […]

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac

May 7th 2015

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 7, 2015) INCIDENT:  08:01 hrs. – May 5 – City of Pontiac – Felonious Assault – Malicious Destruction of Property (MDOP) / Barricaded Suspect / SWAT Activation. #15-67214 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to the 300 block of N. Johnson Street on […]

Medicine-Stealing Housing Director Arrested in Kalamazoo County after Wild Chase

May 6th 2015

Medicine-Stealing Housing Director Arrested in Kalamazoo County after Wild Chase (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) With a charge of violation of probation pending, former Ferndale Housing Director Deborah Wilson is now housed in Kalamazoo County Jail after police say she went on a dangerously wild ride for over 20 miles on the West Side […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video)

May 5th 2015

WONder Woman Kelly Garrett Honored by Women Officials Network (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) “What would I say to Kelly Garrett 20, 20 and 5 years ago? The one thing I would tell her is to keep your integrity. Never compromise. Make sure that you have such good character that if someone ever […]

Video of Oak Park Man Tazering Mouse to Death Goes Viral

May 5th 2015

Video of Oak Park Man Tazering Mouse to Death Goes Viral (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) A mouse met its unpleasant demise last week as a man and his brother made a You Tube video tazering the mouse to death. The man wielding the stun gun was wearing his work shirt, and various reports confirmed […]

Superintendent Interviews begin Thursday for Hazel Park Schools

May 5th 2015

Superintendent Interviews begin Thursday for Hazel Park Schools (Hazel Park Schools Press Release, May 5, 2015)   The Hazel Park Superintendent Search process continues this week with the first round of interviews scheduled for Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8. Interviews on these days will be approximately one hour long with a short break […]

John Sobczark’s Fiery Photographs – Exhibit Reception May 14

May 5th 2015

John Sobczark’s Fiery Photographs – Exhibit Reception May 14 (FADL Press Release, May 5, 2015) These pics should certainly spark some interest. The artful flare and glowing intensities of the Detroit Fire Guild performers are framed by the keen eye of local photographer John Sobczak for the Ferndale Library’s Art & Exhibition Committee’s latest commissioned […]

Bike Month Activities in Downtown Ferndale

May 5th 2015

Bike Month Activities in Downtown Ferndale (Downtown Ferndale Press Release, May 5, 2015) As part of National Bike Month, Downtown Ferndale encourages you to ride your bike to Downtown Ferndale all month long and save your quarters for a lot of other great reasons! Like shopping for something fun for you or dining out downtown […]

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]