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Ferndale Library Free Concert: Raion Taiko June 13

June 3rd 2017

Ferndale Library Free Concert: Raion Taiko June 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Nothing sweeter than some fine live music in a serene setting during the soft-glowing sunset of a summer’s eve! The Ferndale Library’s Summer Concert Series kicks off Tue, Jun 13 with an exciting performance from the vibrant Great Lakes Taiko Center’s authentic […]

Pleasant Ridge Foundation Raises Over $40,000 for Community Center Improvements

June 3rd 2017

Pleasant Ridge Foundation Raises Over $40,000 for Community Center Improvements (Crystal A. Proxmire, Photos: Thomas Treuter, June 3, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Plans are in the works for improvements around the Pleasant Ridge Community Center, and residents have been coming together to make it happen. The Pleasant Ridge Foundation held their 57th Annual Gala […]

Pleasant Ridge Native Plant Sale June 10

June 3rd 2017

Pleasant Ridge Native Plant Sale June 10 (EVENT page) The Pleasant Ridge Environmental Committee will host a Native Plant Sale on Saturday, June 10, from 9 am–2 pm at the DPW bldg., 92 Amherst, which is 2 blocks east of Woodward near Gainsboro Park on the pathway between Maywood and Amherst . Native plants form […]

Pleasant Ridge Considering Removing Basketball Hoop, Meeting Monday

June 3rd 2017

Pleasant Ridge Considering Removing Basketball Hoop, Meeting Monday (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Officials in Pleasant Ridge are considering the fate of the basketball court at Gainsboro Park at a special meeting Monday evening. The hoopla is over whether the basket should be removed or allowed to remain but with […]

Artwork Expresses Grief, Love, Gender, Justice & Pride

June 2nd 2017

Artwork Expresses Grief, Love, Gender, Justice & Pride (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 2, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Creating pieces for the Summer of Pride exhibit at Affirmations in Ferndale, Jenn Frazier of Newport had a dream that she should include her mother. Though she normally works in stained glass, the dream led her to create […]

Ferndale Firefighters Revive Kitten Rescued from Fire

June 1st 2017

Ferndale Firefighters Revive Kitten Rescued from Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A kitten named Dumbo has a second chance at life after firefighers from the Ferndale Fire Department used a specially-made oxygen mask to revive it after saving it from a burning home. The fire started Wednesday evening in the […]

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – June 1st Edition

June 1st 2017

New Job Listings on the 1st and 15th – June 1st Edition Welcome to this edition’s Job Listing. This list is compiled from several sources, but primarily by Ferndale Michigan Works. There are several Michigan Works Office through Oakland County that provide valuable services to job seekers and employers.  Check out the Ferndale Michigan Works […]

Holly Joins Hope Not Handcuffs, Giving Addicts a Safe Place to Seek Help

June 1st 2017

Holly Joins Hope Not Handcuffs, Giving Addicts a Safe Place to Seek Help (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2017) Holly, MI – Holly Police Chief Michael Story is ready to take a compassionate approach to helping people detox and get help with addiction.  The Village of Holly is the third community in Oakland County to […]

U of D Professor Gives Civic Lessons for Adults at Berkley Library (video)

May 31st 2017

U of D Professor Gives Civic Lesson for Adults at Berkley Library (video) (Ryan Gesund, May 31, 2017) Berkley, MI – Dr. Alex Zamalin-Assistant Professor of Political Science at University Of Detroit Mercy gave a class titled Civics 101, at the Berkley Library  which mainly dealt with the checks and balances in the federal government. […]

From Royal Oak Apartment Lavender Field to CSA Bouquets

May 31st 2017

From Royal Oak Apartment Lavender Field to CSA Bouquets (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 31, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – What started as just a unique cooperative concept is blossoming into a beautiful partnership that’s bringing joy to people in Detroit and Royal Oak.  Earlier this month we brought you word that Detroit based nonprofit ABloom […]