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Former FHS Student, MMA Fighter, Found Murdered Near LA

April 22nd 2014

Former FHS Student, MMA Fighter, Found Murdered Near LA (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 22, 2014) A body found in a burning vehicle in the desert outside of Los Angeles on April 14 has been identified as former Ferndale resident Justin Neil Schalk, 40. Schalk is a former student of Ferndale High School who had been […]

Young Heroes Honored in Royal Oak

April 22nd 2014

Young Heroes Honored in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 22, 2014) Two young men were honored Monday by the Royal Oak Police for their heroism. Each was presented with a ROPD Citizen Award before the City Commission. Dugan Fernandez, 18, prevented a tragedy when he spotted a 17-year-old girl standing atop a five-story building […]

Police Looking for DLC Assault Suspect

April 21st 2014

Police Looking for DLC Assault Suspect (Ferndale Police, April 21, 2014) Ferndale Police have two men in custody for assaulting a 16 year old student in class at Taft Digital Learning Center. A third suspect is still at large and police are asking that anybody with information as to his whereabouts phone the police department […]

Drayton Avenue Auction Carnival April 25

April 21st 2014

Drayton Avenue Auction Carnival April 25 (Drayton Avenue Press Release, April 21, 2014) Drayton Ave Silent Auction is upon us!! All welcome to enjoy this lovely adult only event! This event is our biggest fundraiser of the year and a crucial part to making our school a success. It is a silent auction and the […]

Ferndale Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

April 21st 2014

Ferndale Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested (Ferndale Police, April 21, 2014) Ray Slayton was arrested at about 4:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday Morning. Different agencies (including Ferndale Police, Detroit Police, and Oakland County NET). Police. Media coverage and resulting tips from the public helped in the apprehension of Slayton. The investigation led police to the M&M […]

Giving the Gift of Reading: Berkley Librarian to Take Part in Giveaway

April 20th 2014

Giving the Gift of Reading: Berkley Librarian to Take Part in Giveaway (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2014) Two things that Berkley Library Director Matt Church loves: reading and backpacking. Those interests merge beautifully in the book “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed, and thanks to a program by World Book Night, he’ll be sharing these interests […]

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update

April 20th 2014

Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of April10, 2014 through April 17, 2014 (Royal Oak Police Dept. Press Release, April 20, 2014) Larceny from Automobile 25352 Woodward (L.A. Fitness), 4-12-14, 5:00 p.m. –5:45 p.m.: Complainant reported she parked her vehicle in the parking lot and entered the business. When she returned she […]

Fracking Town Hall in White Lake April 22

April 20th 2014

Fracking Town Hall in White Lake April 22 (Oakland County Water Resources Press Release, April 20, 2014) Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will hold another in his series of town hall meetings to focus on the impact of state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County. These leases could bring drilling […]

Memoir Writing Workshop at Ferndale Library April 23

April 20th 2014

Memoir Writing Workshop at Ferndale Library April 23 (FPL Press Release, April 20, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library will be hosting a free memoir writing workshop Wed., Apr. 23 from 7 pm to 9 pm as part of its Ferndale Reads 2014 program celebrating the book Annie’s Ghosts, by Steve Luxenberg. Presenters Susan Carroll and […]

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches Business Fitness Check Up

April 20th 2014

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches Business Fitness Check Up (RRC Press Release, April 20, 2014) The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce launched a new small business resource tool in partnership with the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) to better assess the needs of small business members and connect them to local resources. The ‘Business Fitness […]