Pleasant Ridge

Where Have All the People Gone…and Can We Get Them Back?

February 1st 2016

Where Have All the People Gone…and Can We Get Them Back? (Kurt Metzger, Feb. 1, 2016) When one attempts to understand Michigan migration patterns – movement into and out of the state, not within (that’s another blog) – we can look at a variety of sources – both public and private. Let us start with our […]

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art

January 28th 2016

Ferndale Artist in You Program Seeks Funding for Student Art (Press Release, Jan. 28, 2016) WHAT IT IS: Ferndale High School and CASA student artists compete to have their artwork converted into public art. The three top scoring students will be eligible for a $500 scholarship.   Six students’ work will be selected to be enlarged, […]

Ferndale Students Get Visit from The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis

January 26th 2016

Ferndale Students Get Visit from The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 26, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Teachers have a special way of calling on kids and making them squirm but also helping them grow. That is the same skill that Marcus Lemonis brought to the auditorium of Ferndale High School on Tuesday when […]

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

January 21st 2016

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing […]

2016 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 29 – Feb. 6

January 20th 2016

2016 Bud Light Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 29- Feb. 6 (EVENT page) The Ferndale Blues Festival is a series of fun concerts across multiple venues in Ferndale and beyond to help raise money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and MAC Health, a program of Matrix Human Services. Sponsors include Artichoke Garlic Foundation, Giffels Webster, […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop

January 13th 2016

Suspected of Several Larcenies, Teen Tries Selling Stolen Property to PR Cop (Pleasant Ridge Police, Jan. 13, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Rhyonn Lee Eggen was arraigned on Jan. 3, 2016 on several charges related to larcenies from buildings and vehicles. His pre exam conference is scheduled in 45th District Court for 1 p.m. tomorrow […]

Ferndale: Clothing Swap Fashion Fundraising Event Feb. 6

January 13th 2016

Ferndale: Clothing Swap Fashion Fundraising Event Feb. 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Clothing Swap Fashion Fundraising Event Feb. 6 $20 entry with minimum 5 fashionable clothing or accessory items to swap. Enjoy free services like nails, hair, henna hand art, chair massages, deserts and drink specials. This fifth annual event benefits JFK PTA. The […]

How to Donate Water to Flint

January 10th 2016

How to Donate Water to Flint (Compiled, Jan. 10, 2016) Flint, MI – Residents of Flint are suffering from a lack of water due to contamination. Much has been written about the causes of the dangerous, lead-contaminated water, the question on many people’s minds is how to help. The Rachael Maddow Show compiled a list […]

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion

January 6th 2016

Questions About Ballot Issues? New Law Signed by Snyder Prevents Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2016) Cities, school districts, libraries, police departments and other groups rely on tax funding that comes from millages, which must be voted on by the public.  There are also ballot proposals that directly impact governing bodies, for example, the […]

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