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Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak

March 12th 2014

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) A sink hole and a water main break are slowing down traffic on 11 Mile Road near Main Street in Royal Oak. The sinkhole, near Pleasant Street, takes up the entire eastbound lane. Traffic has been diverted to the westbound lane and […]

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis

March 11th 2014

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) A market analysis for Downtown Ferndale revealed at Monday’s City Council meeting gives a view of what is happening and what could be happening in terms of business development.  The presentation fell on the same night that City Council considered which developer to select […]

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development

March 11th 2014

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) After considering two development options, Ferndale City Council has decided to move forward with the more ambitious one. 3-60 Ferndale has been granted exclusive negotiating rights to the city-owned parking lots on W. Troy and Withington, where they hope […]

Suspected Heroin Overdose Sends Rochester Hills Man to Hospital

March 11th 2014

Suspected Heroin Overdose Sends Rochester Hills Man to Hospital (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 11, 2014) INCIDENT:  01:30 hrs. March 11- City of Rochester Hills  Possible Overdose    #14-035484 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Willowood for an unconscious subject in the bathroom.  A 20-year old resident of the home was lying on the […]

Russia and the Crisis in the Ukraine Discussion March 27

March 11th 2014

Russia and the Crisis in the Ukraine Discussion March 27 (Huntington Woods Library Press Release, March 11, 2014) Guest Speaker: Professor Aaron Retish, Wayne State University Dr. Retish teaches Russian History and is author of Russia’s Peasants in Revolution and Civil War: Citizenship, Identity, and the Creation of the Soviet State, 1914-1922 6:45 pm on […]

…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 […]