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…Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13

March 10th 2014

OP/HW Democrats Host Forum for 27th District House Candidates March 13 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2014) Democratic candidates for the State House of Representatives 27th District will have their first public forum on Thursday, March 13 at the Oak Park Community Center at 14300 Oak Park Blvd at 7 P.M. The forum is hosted […]

Carpentry Students See Value of Sprinkler Systems (video)

March 10th 2014

Carpentry Students See Value of Sprinkler Systems in Live Fire Demo (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2014) Another round of students from The Detroit Carpentry Apprentice Training School in Ferndale got a first-hand lesson in fire prevention on Thursday as they watched a side by side demo of two residential rooms in flames.  One […]

Ferndale State of the City Address March 25

March 10th 2014

Ferndale State of the City Address March 25 (Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce Press Release, March 10, 2014) Ferndale State of the City Address & Reception When: Tuesday, March 25 5:30 pm: Reception 7:00 pm: State of the City Address Where: Rust Belt Market, 22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale (map) Join us for a special State […]

Companies Vie for the Potential to Develop in Downtown Ferndale

March 9th 2014

Companies Vie for the Potential to Develop in Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 9, 2014) The time has come for the City of Ferndale to begin working with a developer to bring more parking and more business capacity to Downtown Ferndale.  Not only is there a developer ready to take the plunge, there are […]

Shots Fired into Home in Pontiac

March 9th 2014

Shots Fired into Home in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 9, 2014) INCIDENT: 21:41 Hrs. March 8 –Pontiac – Drive by Shooting – #14-34389 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of Fourth St. for a report of 4-5 gun shots heard.  Deputies located a female who stated someone fired several shots into her […]

Art and Literature Combine for Exhibit Opening at FPL (video)

March 8th 2014

Art and Literature Combine for Exhibit Opening at FPL (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2014) “It’s a natural fit for the library to explore ways that literature has inspired art,” said Ferndale Public Library Director Jessica Keyser at the March 6 reception for the “For the Love  of Reading” exhibition.  “The Ferndale Library in […]

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video)

March 8th 2014

Lt. Governor Calley Talks to College Republicans (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2014) Lt. Governor Brian Calley visited Oakland University Friday to meet with the College Republicans and talk about issues important to him in his past three years of working in the executive branch with Governor Rick Snyder.  Calley is hoping to be […]

Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic

March 7th 2014

Car on Tracks in Ferndale Stops Traffic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2014) A car stuck on the railroad tracks at E. 9 Mile Road near Hilton caused Ferndale Police to block westbound traffic for about half an hour Friday night. At approximately 7:30 P.M. a man who said he is from Farmington Hills turned […]

Oak Park Mayor McClellan’s 2014 State of the City Address

March 6th 2014

Oak Park Mayor McClellan’s 2014 State of the City Address (Marian McClellan, Mayor of Oak Park, March 6, 2014) The following is text of the Oak Park State of the City Address given March 6, 2014 by Mayor Marian McClellan.) Thank you, City Manager Tungate. Since your arrival in 2012, you have brought critical change, […]

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan

March 6th 2014

Mandatory Life Sentences for Minors Still a Debate in Michigan (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2014) Attorney General Bill Schuette announced his office will present oral arguments before the Michigan Supreme Court arguing that a recent U.S. Supreme Court addressing the sentences of convicted teenage murderers does not apply retroactively. “First degree murder is a […]