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Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale

June 16th 2014

Woman Rescued from Kidnapper at Citgo in Ferndale (Ferndale Police, June 16, 2014) On Wednesday June 11, 2014 at about 5:40 a.m. Ferndale Police rescued a 21 year old woman from a kidnapper with a gun. Police received a 911 call from the clerk working at the Citgo gas station at 8 Mile / Pinecrest. […]

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

June 16th 2014

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths, […]

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule

June 14th 2014

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule (press release, June 14, 2014) Relay for Life starts at 10am on June 14th at Ferndale High School. Here is a list of live performances. More information can be found at http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14LS?pg=entry&fr_id=59453.   Ferndale Middle School Choir 10am Silent Auction 10:30am-1pm The Fine Line 11:30am and 11pm Zumba […]

Ferndale Schools Selects Blake Prewitt for Superintendent Job

June 13th 2014

Ferndale Schools Selects Blake Prewitt for Superintendent Job (Adapted from FPS Press Release, June 13, 2014) At a special meeting Friday, following a fast-tracked search process that began in March, the Ferndale Public Schools (FPS) Board of Education performed their most important duty as board members. After much careful deliberation and discussion, they selected Ferndale’s […]

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

June 13th 2014

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes […]

Suspect Wanted in Commerce Twp. 7-11 Robbery

June 13th 2014

Suspect Wanted in Commerce Twp. 7-11 Robbery (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 13, 2014) INCIDENT:  June 13, 02:40 Hrs. – Commerce Twp. – Armed Robbery   #14-89267 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 7-11 Store located at 110 E. Commerce Rd on a report of an Armed Robbery.  The Clerk reported a man came into the […]

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution

June 13th 2014

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 13, 2014) INCIDENT: June 10, 21:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac-Fatal Crash Investigation #14-087843 SUMMARY: A Deputy on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Montcalm in the City of Pontiac observed a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro make an improper […]

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19

June 13th 2014

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19 (Book Beat Press Release, June 13, 2014) Book Beat and the Southfield Public Library are proud to host YA author Joelle Charbonneau at the Southfield Public Library (26300 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI 48076) on Thursday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30pm to promote the conclusion of her […]

Fire at Dearborn Axle in Ferndale

June 13th 2014

Fire at Dearborn Axle in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) At about 6:30am a fire occurred at Dearborn Axle at 8 Mile and Pinecrest in Ferndale. The fire started before workers arrived for their morning shift, and the cause is still under investigation. There were no reported injuries. Workers waited on the lawn […]

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes

June 13th 2014

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes (Royal Oak Police Report, June 13, 2014) Update: On March 4, 2014 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a “takeover” type robbery occurred at Wilson’s Market, 901 E. 11 Mile. Subsequent investigation by members of ROPD Criminal Investigation Division determined that the Wilson’s robbery was related to […]