Oak Park

Girl Struck by SUV Outside Ferndale’s Kennedy School

October 2nd 2014

Girl Struck by SUV Outside Ferndale’s Kennedy School (Compiled, Oct. 2, 2014) A first grade student was injured Wednesday when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street outside Kennedy School in Oak Park, which is part of the Ferndale School District. Ferndale School Superintendent Blake Prewitt sent the following statement to parents […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available

September 25th 2014

President Signs Disaster Declaration, FEMA Funding Available (White House Press Release, Sept. 25, 2014) The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Michigan and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and flooding during the period of August 11-13, 2014. […]

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4

September 21st 2014

Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Clinic in Oak Park Oct 4 (All About Animals Press Release, Sept. 21, 2014)   All About Animals Rescue will be coming back to Oak Park this October! Bring your furry friends (cats & dogs) to our annual Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic to be held on Saturday, October 4 from […]

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

September 20th 2014

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing […]

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop in Oak Park Sept. 27

September 20th 2014

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop in Oak Park Sept. 27 (City of Oak Park, Sept. 20, 2014) Don’t miss our very last workshop for 2014, if you have not got the chance to come out and build a barrel with us and ask all the rain water harvesting questions you want, now is your […]

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

September 19th 2014

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please […]

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

September 19th 2014

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick […]

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

September 18th 2014

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttp://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply […]

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back

September 15th 2014

In Ferndale School Board Race, Warnick Wants Old Seat Back (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 14, 2014) Former School Board Trustee Keith Warnick is on the ballot against incumbents Karen Twomey, Nan Kerr-Mueller and Jennifer LaTosch for the Nov. 4 election. There are three spots up for election. LaTosch was appointed in 2013 after former President […]