Oak Park

Ferndale Schools Closes DLC, Modifies Alt. Ed Program

November 7th 2014

Ferndale Schools Closes DLC, Modifies Alt. Ed Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2014) For years anxious neighbors around the Taft Building at Allen and Fielding in Ferndale have complained about fights, drugs, and even incidents of weapons used in and around the building that housed adult alternative education programs for the Ferndale School District. […]

Space Baby Performs Nov. 20 in Oak Park

November 7th 2014

Space Baby Performs Nov. 20 in Oak Park (Dawn Sketch, Nov. 7, 2014) Space Baby will be performing on November 20th which is the “Third Thursday” of November at Sahara Restaurant and Grill (east, west, oak park) in Oak Park, MI (10 & Coolidge). Join us for a wonderful evening of entertaining music and enjoy […]

Accident Sends Car into Comerica Bank in Oak Park

November 6th 2014

Accident Sends Car into Comerica Bank in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, photos: Aaron Tobin, Nov. 6, 2014) A three car accident in Oak Park sent an SUV through the windows of Comerica Bank at 10 Mile and Greenfield Thursday afternoon at around 4pm. Oak Park resident Aaron Tobin stopped to take photographs and spoke […]

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November

November 3rd 2014

SOCRRA Offers $6 Recycling Bins in November (SOCRRA Press Release, Nov. 3, 2014) SOCRRA and its 12 member communities are pleased to offer a special sale on recycle bins during the month of November, 2014. Residents of Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak and Troy […]

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014

November 2nd 2014

Election Stories and Resources for Nov. 4, 2014 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2014) Nov. 4 is Election Day and there are many resources available to help people make informed decisions. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office provides a wealth of information on their website at http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx, including: How to Vote: Find out if you’re registered […]

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and… (video)

November 1st 2014

Prosecutor Speaks on Dangers of Sexting, Bullying and other Crimes (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper does not like seeing kids on a professional basis, whether it’s because they have gotten in trouble or because they are a victim. The internet and cell phones make it easy for young […]

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary

October 29th 2014

A Look at Low Voter Turn Out Rates in the Aug. 5 Primary (Guest Column by Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, orig. Aug. 26, 2014, republished Oct.29 ) Access to more detailed, geographically focused data sets, combined with the developed of more sophisticated mapping (GIS) systems, have made the Redistricting (gerrymandering) process more sophisticated. […]

Ferndale School Board Candidates…CFF Forum (video)

October 27th 2014

Ferndale School Board Candidates Discuss Issues at CFF Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire and Keith Dalton of TDG “Presents,”  Oct. 27, 2014) Candidates for the Ferndale School Board met at a forum on Oct. 25 that was hosted by Citizens for Fair Ferndale. The forum gave candidates a chance to share their views on a […]

Ferndale and Oak Park Chamber Awards Gala Nov. 13

October 27th 2014

Ferndale and Oak Park Chamber Awards Gala Nov. 13 (FACC Press Release, Oct. 27, 2014) Each year in November the Ferndale Area Chamber and the Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce honor the best of the best in business, and pay tribute to our outstanding members. This year’s Gala will be presented by Gage Products […]

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video)

October 21st 2014

Christy Jensen Gives Advice to Women Seeking Election (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 21, 2014) Not everyone knows who Christy Jensen is. But the women who have won office thanks in part to her campaign expertise are leading some of Oakland County’s largest communities. Mayor Brenda Lawrence of Southfield, who is now running for Congress, […]