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Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In

July 23rd 2014

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014) The push for city-by-city marijuana decriminalization continues as petitions were turned in Tuesday for Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge, to put the issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. Berkley will also have a vote on the matter in November. […]

Friends Open Up Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Ferndale (video)

July 23rd 2014

Friends Open Up Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Ferndale (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014) After working together for 12 years in the mortgage underwriting business, Jason Irvine and Craig Southerland were hungry for something more fun. While they were grateful for their work at JP Morgan Chase, there were some days where the best […]

Pleasant Ridge Comerica Robbed and Other Crime

July 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Comerica Robbed and Other Crime (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014)   Interim Police Chief Kevin Nowak of the Pleasant Ridge Police gave an update on recent crime in the city: On July 15 a resident was cutting their grass in the front yard when, Nowak said, “someone went in the back door […]

This Weeks Job Listings

July 23rd 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, July 23, 2014) Welcome to This Week’s Job Listing.  This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works.  All Michigan Works Offices provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out their website at http://ferndalecareercenter.wordpress.com. SPECIAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The Oakland County 115 News Hub is hiring salespeople […]

Royal Oak Home Destroyed by Fire, Dog Saved by Neighbor (video)

July 22nd 2014

Royal Oak Home Destroyed by Fire, Dog Saved by Neighbor (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) UPDATE:  A fundraising site is available at http://www.gofundme.com/sholty-fire-fund. When Jeremy and Ellen Sholty got the call that their home was on fire Tuesday afternoon, they left work and rushed to the scene only to find firefighters standing back […]

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix

July 22nd 2014

Internet Connected but Not Loading? Try DNS Fix (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) NOTE:  You can pull this article up on your phone and zoom in on the pictures while you make the changes to your computer.  Or save the pictures to your computer so you can view them while not online. A frustrating […]

Home Destroyed in Royal Oak Fire

July 22nd 2014

Home Destroyed in Royal Oak Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) A home in Royal Oak, on Mandalay near 14 Mile and Coolidge, has been destroyed by flames. The news helicopter from WXYZ Detroit captured footage of firefighters battling the blaze beginning around 3:15 pm. The footage shows the house completely gutted and firefighters […]

Jason Dutra: Ferndale Recreation Volunteer Coach of the Year

July 22nd 2014

Jason Dutra: Ferndale Recreation Volunteer Coach of the Year (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 22, 2014) Jason Dutra loves coaching baseball and the passion he has for mentoring kids and sharing the love of the game has led him to earn Ferndale Recreation’s 2014 Youth Baseball Volunteer Coach of the Year. Dutra started coaching in Ferndale […]

More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage…

July 21st 2014

More Cooperation and Less Concrete: Vinsetta Garage Won’t Get Zoning Change for Parking (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2014) Residents in the neighborhood around Vinsetta Garage in Berkley have been speaking out on plans to raze three houses on Oxford to create more parking for the popular restaurant, and their pleas were listened to by […]

M-Brew Brings Road Trip Favorites Home to Ferndale

July 21st 2014

M-Brew Brings Road Trip Favorites Home to Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2014) Sitting in the sunshine and gentle breeze on the wrap around patio of the new M-Brew Café is a reminder of summer road trips past. Imagine those all-purpose country stores that still sometimes line the highways, stocked with thick delicious custard, […]