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Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10

February 3rd 2014

Berkley Rotary Welcomes Senator Pappageorge Feb. 10 (Rotary Press Release, Feb. 3, 2014) The Rotary Club of Berkley is pleased to announce they’ll be hosting Senator Pappageorge at their meeting on Monday, February 10 at 12:15 pm.  Lunch will be served for $5.  Senator John Pappageorge represents Michigan’s 13th District and will be giving a […]

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG

February 2nd 2014

Mode Shift’s Road Map To Understanding SEMCOG (David Sands, Mode Shift, Feb. 2, 2014, orig. wearemodeshift.org/mode-shifts-road-map-understanding-semcog) It was a noteworthy 2013 for the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. The organization not only helped jumpstart the new Regional Transit Authority, but it’s been busy developing a regional non-motorized transportation plan and conducting an analysis of rapid transit […]

Ferndale Seniors Support Bedside Healers with Cookie Sale Proceeds

February 2nd 2014

Ferndale Seniors Support Bedside Healers with Cookie Sale Proceeds (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) Virgina Saxon was touched when she heard about a local man’s quest to provide stuffed animals to children in the hospital.  That’s why she and fellow Ferndale Seniors had a massive cookie sale during the Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival […]

79-Year-Old Dies in Royal Oak Fire

February 2nd 2014

79-Year-Old Dies in Royal Oak Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) A 79-year-old man was found dead Saturday in a condo fire in the 3200 block of Coolidge in Royal Oak at around 4:30pm.  The Royal Oak Fired Department called in Oakland County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the investigation. More information will be […]

Center for Michigan Community Conversation Feb. 12

February 2nd 2014

Center for Michigan Community Conversation Feb. 12 (FPL Press Release, Jan. 10, 2014) Join the Ferndale Public Library as we host The Center For Michigan’s Community Conversation. The Community Conversations are taking place all over the state of Michigan. The information will be complied and given to the government officials elected in November. Topics include: […]

Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged

February 2nd 2014

Fire on E. Saratoga in Ferndale Leaves Duplex Damaged (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2014) The Ferndale Fire Marshal is investigating a fire on E. Saratoga Street in Ferndale near Woodward after a fire around 3am this morning. “Everyone got out safe. There was heavy damage to the upper flat. The fire marshal is investigating […]

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos

February 1st 2014

2014 Rib Burn Out Photos (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2014) Dino’s Lounge has pulled it off again – another successful Rib Burn Out!  The annual event raises money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition.  Plus it brings hundreds of people from out of the snow into a warm heated tent full of […]

Hazel Park Promise Zone Race to College Benefit Feb. 8

February 1st 2014

Hazel Park Promise Zone Race to College Benefit Feb. 8 (Promise Zone Press Release, Feb. 1, 2014)] Support the Promise Zone by attending a dinner Saturday February 8 from 5:00 – 8:00 at the Hazel Park Raceway.  Speakers include Congressman Sander Levin and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.  Tickets are $50 per plate or […]

Looking at the Elements in the Andrew Cissell Petition Trial (video)

January 31st 2014

Looking at the Elements in the Andrew Cissell Petition Trial (video) UPDATE:  On Feb. 4, Andrew Cissell was found guilty of  making a false statement on an initiative petition.  Sentencing will be in April.  He faces up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine. The trial of Andrew Cissell, 25, began today with […]

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports

January 31st 2014

Graffiti on the Rise and other Royal Oak Police Reports (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 31, 2014) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of January 23, 2014 through January 30, 2014 Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile 5150 Coolidge (Meijer Department Store), 1-27-14, 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant parked his 2002 Dodge […]