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Talented Kids of Coolidge Prepare for April 26 Show

April 16th 2014

Talented Kids of Coolidge Prepare for April 26 Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 16, 2014) Sixth graders from Coolidge will be able to go to kids’ camp this year thanks to an upcoming talent show put on by the students of the school.  The Coolidge Talent Show takes place April 26 at Ferndale High School […]

Sneak Peak of M-Brew in Ferndale

April 15th 2014

Sneak Peak of M-Brew in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2014) The transformation of the old VFW Hall in Ferndale is nearly complete, and if all goes well the doors to Dino’s Lounge founder Dean Bach’s newest creation will be open by June. The ski lodge-like theme resonates with the simple pine walls, reclaimed […]

Knitting Brings Neighbors Closer Together in Pleasant Ridge

April 15th 2014

Knitting Brings Neighbors Closer Together in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 15, 2014) The close-knit community of Pleasant Ridge is getting even tighter as residents come together to share their love and passion…for knitting. Pleasant Ridge Knitters has over 20 members who get together on the first and third Monday of each month at […]

White Powder in Envelope Shuts Down Royal Oak Police Station

April 15th 2014

White Powder in Envelope Shuts Down Royal Oak Police Station (City of Royal Oak Press Release, April 15, 2014) The Royal Oak Police Station was evacuated this morning at approximately 8 a.m. after a Royal Oak detective opened an envelope containing a white powdery substance. The Oakway Haz-Mat Response Team, which consists of firefighters from […]

Ferndale Public Library Round Up: Best in Books and More

April 15th 2014

Ferndale Public Library Round Up: Best in Books and More (Jeff Milo, FPL Circulation Specialist, April 15, 2014) Newness surrounds me, daily. Working at the library means I’m privy to the latest and the greatest in books, movies and music, fresh titles shelved for circulation for any card-holder keen enough to stop in and check-out. […]

Daryl Hannah’s Encouraging Words… 2014 VegFest (video)

April 14th 2014

Daryl Hannah’s Encouraging Words and more from 2014 VegFest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 14, 2014) Video #1 – oc115.com exclusive interview and segment of presentation: Video #2 – full presentation When Daryl Hannah spoke at VegMichigan’s VegFest in Novi on April 13, she did not stand at a podium and lecture the crowd about what […]

ACLU Sues Michigan to Recognize Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

April 14th 2014

ACLU Sues Michigan to Recognize Marriages of Same-Sex Couples (ACLU Press Release, April 14, 2014) The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed a lawsuit today to guarantee that the marriages of 300 same-sex couples performed in Michigan last month are recognized by the state. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight same-sex couples […]

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search Underway

April 13th 2014

Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search Underway (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 10, 2014) Who will be the next Superintendent of Ferndale Schools? This question is the focus of the Ferndale School Board as they embark on their search for their next top administrator.  After 14 years of service, Superintendent Gary Meier announced his retirement in May.  He’ll […]

11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video)

April 12th 2014

11th District State Senate Democrats Square Off at First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 12, 2014) A dozen days before the filing deadline, three Democratic candidates for the State Senate 11th District came before the Oak Park-Huntington Woods Democratic Club for their first forum. Current State Senator Vince Gregory of Southfield is being challenged […]

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats

April 12th 2014

White Nosed Syndrome Hurting Michigan Bats (DNR and Organization for Bat Conservation Press Releases, April 12, 2014) The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the DNR survey team has discovered the presence of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans and White-nose Syndrome in Michigan. Officials have confirmed the diagnosis in Little Brown Bats sampled at […]