Pleasant Ridge

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell

December 5th 2017

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2017) Ferndale, MI – There was a time when Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church had over 2,000 members.  Hundreds of kids filled the youth program and resources flowed to support the church and its ministries. But like many churches across the […]

A Beautiful Tree Lighting in Pleasant Ridge

December 5th 2017

A Beautiful Tree Lighting in Pleasant Ridge (Kurt Metzger, Mayor and Thomas Treuter, photographer, Dec. 5, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – On an especially lovely December 4 evening, more than 300 Pleasant Ridge residents came out to help Santa Claus light the PR Christmas Tree. Attendees fueled themselves with over 610 cookies and 210 cups of hot […]

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

November 21st 2017

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Pleasant Ridge Election Results 2017

November 7th 2017

Pleasant Ridge Election Results 2017 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The unofficial election results are in for Pleasant Ridge. Mayor Kurt Metzger, who was unopposed, got 96.82% of the votes. The top two City Commission candidates are Amanda Wahl with 637 votes and incumbent Bret Scott with 632. Those not […]

Pleasant Ridge Candidate Interviews 2017

October 31st 2017

Pleasant Ridge Candidate Interviews 2017 Pleasant Ridge, MI -Oakland County Times has invited all local candidates seeking office on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot to do a video interview.  Below are the ones who accepted. Click on the picture to view. In Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger is unopposed in this election. For City Commission […]

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

October 28th 2017

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams, […]

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

October 28th 2017

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the […]

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

October 23rd 2017

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to […]

Sugar Packets and Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia

October 14th 2017

Sugar Packets & Covered Mirrors: Becoming Detectives for those with Dementia (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 14, 2017) Novi, MI – Loretta and Gregory were married at the age of 16, over 40 years ago, and have always been true to each other.  Yet as Gregory began to age, Alzheimer’s started to take its toll and […]

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