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Ferndale Library Picks with Kelly Bennett

July 1st 2014

What To Read n’ Watch Next: Ferndale Library Staff Recommendations with Kelly Bennett (FPL, Jeff Milo,Circulation Specialist, July 1, 2014) Welcome back to another of the Ferndale Public Library’s bi-monthly edition of staff recommendations! Need some advice on what you should read next? Kelly Bennett has been Head of Circulation for more than 2 years […]

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle

July 1st 2014

Madison Heights Fireworks Sparkle (DW Pele, July 1, 2014) On June 29, hundreds of people flocked to Madison Heights for their annual fireworks celebration.  Here are some pictures from oc115.com reader DW Pele of the sparkling show and people enjoying the evening. Check out photos from the Rochester Hills fireworks at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2014/06/25/clear-skies-and-good-times-at-the-rochester-hills-fireworks/. There are still […]

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video)

June 30th 2014

Transparency and Optimism in Oak Park Budget Video (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Oak Park City Manager Erik Tungate is optimistic about the future of his city, and it shows in a budget video made earlier this month for City Council and the public. The video is […]

This Weeks Job Listings

June 30th 2014

This Weeks Job Listings (compiled, June 30, 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. New jobs! Posted for the week of June 30th – July 4th […]

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (updated)

June 30th 2014

Royal Oak Twp. Radio Shack Latest to be Robbed (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) The Radio Shack on 8 Mile in the shopping center near Wyoming in Royal Oak Township is the most recent of the chain to be robbed at gunpoint. The robbery took place this afternoon, and is still being investigated by […]

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield

June 30th 2014

Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson arrested in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 30, 2014) Detroit City Councilperson Scott Benson was arrested in Southfield Sunday night. According to WXYZ, police found Benson passed out in the driver’s seat of a 2008 Crown Victoria at about 7:30pm at Southfield and 8 Mile Road. He is suspected to […]

Deputies Respond to Two Suicides and One Attempt

June 30th 2014

Deputies Respond to Two Suicides and One Attempt (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, June 30, 2014) INCIDENT: 16:17 hrs. –June 29 – City of Rochester Hills -Death Investigation/Suicide – 14-99454 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 1000 block of Willow Grove Ct. for a report of an apparent suicide. The victim lived alone and was found […]

Celebrity Softball Brings Support … (video)

June 29th 2014

Celebrity Softball Brings Support and Wisdom for Boys and Girls Club (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 29, 2014) Before going to bat with an eclectic mix of all-stars and celebrities, Garden Fresh Salsa founder Jack Aronson and his wife Annette were presented with the Ray Odem Award. The award came from humanitarian efforts like Saturday’s […]

T’ai Chi Classes In Ferndale Library’s Courtyard…

June 29th 2014

T’ai Chi Classes In Ferndale Library’s Courtyard on Thursdays Through July (FPL Press Release, June 29, 2014) Courtyard T’ai Chi at Ferndale Public Library with Grandmaster Johnny Dayonot Thursdays (July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31) 6:00 PM Ferndale Public Library Courtyard 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale MI 248-546-2504 Free Age group: Adults Facebook Event: […]

Oxford Teen Seriously Injured Doing Motorcycle Wheelies

June 29th 2014

Oxford Teen Seriously Injured Doing Motorcycle Wheelies (Oakand County Sheriff’s Dept, June 29, 2014) INCIDENT: 21:31 Hrs. – June 28 – Oxford Twp. – Private Property Serious Injury Accident/Crash Reconstructionist Assist. –  #14-99042 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to an address in the 2300 block of Granger Rd. with Oxford Twp. FD.  A motorcycle accident occurred […]