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City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study

June 25th 2019

City of Ferndale Approves Affordable Housing Study (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to take a data-driven approach to tackling the need for affordable housing in Ferndale, approving the hiring of Lisa Sturtevant and Associates to conduct a study and make recommendations. City Planner Jordan Twardy explained […]

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road

June 24th 2019

Downtown Ferndale Adding Rainbow Crosswalk to 9 Mile Road (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 24, 2019) Ferndale, MI – W. Nine Mile Road is expected to be closed Monday, weather permitting, for the installation of a crosswalk unlike any the city has had before. This crosswalk will be painted in the colors of the rainbow. Rainbow […]

Royal Oak Township Juneteenth Program Teaches History…

June 23rd 2019

Royal Oak Township Juneteenth Program Teaches History of Freedom for Slaves (Sherry A. Wells, June 23, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Saturday, June 22, was the annual celebration of Juneteenth, hosted by the Friends of Royal Oak Township, Inc. The program opened with an African Drum Call. Nanou Djiapo Cultural Arts, Inc. performed more drumming […]

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered 

June 23rd 2019

Pet Cemetery in Ortonville Gives “Your Best Friend” a Place to be Remembered (Lara Mossa, Crystal A. Proxmire, June 23, 2019) Ortonville, MI –“A bundle of happiness with four paws and a tail has quietly left you behind. But sweetness stays close in memories shared with the best friend a person could find.” The poem […]

July 5-14:  Oakland County Fair

June 23rd 2019

July 5-14:  Oakland County Fair Davisburg, MI – The Oakland County Fair is located at Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg, MI 48350. $12 parking per vehicle includes general admission for all passengers $6 parking per motorcycle includes general admission for all riders $6 walk ins Grandstand Admission is $10 for Adults, $5 […]

Motorcyclist from Madison Heights Injured in Crash, Bloomfield Twp Police Seek Info

June 23rd 2019

Motorcyclist from Madison Heights Injured in Crash, Bloomfield Twp Police Seek Info (Bloomfield Township Police, June 23, 2019) Bloomfield Twp, MI- On Sunday, June 23, 2019 at approximately 2:53 P.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a car/motorcycle crash. Reports indicate a 2010 Harley Davidson, driven by a 39 year old […]

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals

June 22nd 2019

Pleasant Ridge Adds Public Art with Two New Murals (Lara Mossa, June 22, 2019) PLEASANT RIDGE, MI – Two local artists have brightened up the public spaces of Pleasant Ridge. The city commissioned Rich Ayers of Hazel Park and Ouizi of Detroit to paint murals in two different parts of town. Originally from Los Angeles, […]

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak

June 22nd 2019

Reporter Food: Le Crepe in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 22, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- I recently started using Door Dash, and it’s been a great way to add new restaurants to the Reporter Food section. One of the first that I tried was Le Crepe, which is located at 317 S. Washington Ave […]

City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marijuana Applications in 2020

June 22nd 2019

City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marijuana Applications in 2020 (City of Berkley, June 22, 2019) The Berkley City Council took the first steps Monday toward approving a temporary extension that will effectively “opt in” Berkley at the end of the year to begin accepting applications for recreational and medical marijuana businesses. The extension prevents […]

Fentanyl, Guns, Cash, & Cocaine Found in Bust that Included Southfield

June 22nd 2019

Fentanyl, Guns, Cash, & Cocaine Found in Bust that Included Southfield (Michigan State Police, June 22, 2019) Southfield, Taylor, Detroit, MI- On June 19, 2019, the Downriver Area Narcotics Organization (DRANO) ended a several month long investigation involving the flow of heroin and other illegal narcotics into the downriver communities of Wayne County. DRANO officers […]