Oak Park

27th District State Rep. Candidates… in their First Forum (video)

June 21st 2014

27th District State Rep. Candidates Face off in their First Forum (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2014)   Candidates for the 27th State House Seat faced off in their first forum on Wednesday night, thanks to the League of Women Voters.  The District covers Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge […]

It Stormed, Therefore Power is Out…

June 18th 2014

It Stormed, Therefore Power is Out in Various Communities (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 18, 2014) There was a storm today, and as a result several communities have lost power.  Bloomfield Hills,  Beverly Hills and Oak Park seem to be suffering the most outages. DTE crews are working to repair downed power lines and damaged transformers […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two, Decision June 19

June 12th 2014

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014) The interview process continues to see who will be the next Superintendent of Ferndale Public Schools. Six candidates were interviewed, and two have moved on to tours of the district and further interviews. The School Board selected Jennifer Martin-Green, Executive Director of Innovation […]

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber

June 11th 2014

Jennifer Roosenberg Leaving Ferndale Area Chamber (adapted from press release, June 11, 2014) Jennifer Roosenberg, who has been the Executive Director of the Ferndale Area Chamber for over five years, announced this morning that she has accepted a position elsewhere and will be leaving June 23. Below is the message that she sent out to […]

One Dead and Three Wounded in Oak Park Shooting

June 9th 2014

One Dead and Three Wounded in Oak Park Shooting (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) Fox 2 News is reporting that one person is dead and three have been injured following a shooting at Village Green Townhomes in Oak Park on Saturday. According to the report, shots were heard around 2pm Saturday. Witnesses told Fox […]

Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position

June 6th 2014

Six Candidates to be Considered for FPS Superintendent Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2014) The process for hiring a new Superintendent for Ferndale Schools is moving along steadily as the Board of Education has sorted through 45 applications and narrowed the field down to six. The six will now be doing public interviews with […]