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First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

November 18th 2013

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going […]

Ferndale Police Report: 711 Robbed as Part of Crime Spree

November 18th 2013

Ferndale Police Report:  711 Robbed as Part of Crime Spree (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept., Nov. 18, 2013) An armed robbery occurred at the 7-11 convenience store located at 1040 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale on 11/18/2013 at approximately 3:00am. Two black male suspects entered the store, one was armed with a pistol.  The suspects […]

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide

November 18th 2013

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) UPDATE:  The developer has withdrawn their request. Please read our updated story about the property at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/11/20/royal-oak-barnes-and-noble-safe-for-now/. The Royal Oak City Commission is considering a liquor license transfer to the current location of Barnes and Noble, for […]

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings, Several Cities in Dec.

November 18th 2013

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings in Several Cities in December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is hosting a series of community meetings so people can learn more about the potential for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward Avenue. Information that will be presented includes: ~Proposed Alignments: What […]

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 7

November 18th 2013

Berkley Hometown Holidays Dec. 7 (Berkley DDA, Nov. 18, 2013) December 7, 2013 In the afternoon Free Vintage Trolley Rides from 1 pm to 4:30 pm Trolley stops along 12 Mile Road from Greenfield to Coolidge Hwy. and on Coolidge Hwy. from 12 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road. Look for the Trolley Stop signs […]

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills

November 17th 2013

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 17, 2013) FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 15, 2013  CITY OF ROCHESTER HILLS The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation with the investigation of a fatal injury crash that occurred at approximately 6:50pm this evening on Dequindre south of Avon. […]

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political”

November 16th 2013

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2013) After successfully turning in enough petitions to get a marijuana legislation bill placed on the ballot in Ferndale, and announcing his run for State House of Representatives for the 27th District, Andrew Cissell attracted a lot of attention, including the eyes […]

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

November 15th 2013

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the […]

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home

November 15th 2013

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home (Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2013) An un-neighborly statue has social media abuzz today as CBS News and others are sharing pictures of a bronze middle finger erected in the back yard of a Bloomfield Hills home.  According to reports, a grumpy ex-husband purchased the home next door to […]

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor

November 15th 2013

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 14, 2013) INCIDENT:  19:08 hrs. – Highland Township- Shooting / OCSO Forensic  Lab Assist        #13-176023 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Highland Twp. Fire Department were dispatched via 911 to an address in the 4700 block of Hickory for a gunshot wound […]