Pleasant Ridge

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported

June 12th 2017

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Cleanup continues on I-696 W just before Woodward Avenue after a tanker truck and two passenger vehicles that ended with explosions and fire. Firefighters on the scene said there were no […]

Pleasant Ridge to Keep Hoops, Add Time Out Policy

June 6th 2017

Pleasant Ridge to Keep Hoops, Add Time Out Policy (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The Pleasant Ridge Recreation Commission voted Monday to open the basketball court at Gainsboro Park with a new policy to be put in place. “If we have three reported incidents within any rolling 14 day period, […]

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

June 5th 2017

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to […]

Pleasant Ridge Residents See Gains at Gainsboro Park

June 3rd 2017

Pleasant Ridge Residents See Gains at Gainsboro Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Gainsboro Park in Pleasant Ridge is looking glorious after residents invested in a ten-year million dollar parks bond to improve the stretch of land adjacent to the railroad tracks. Oakland County Times (then oc115) last checked on […]

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 […]

White Castle to Partner with Oakland County Times for Event Page

May 30th 2017

White Castle to Partner with Oakland County Times for Event Page (Oakland County Times, May 30, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After a bold move and a sweet story, Oakland County Times Publisher Crystal A. Proxmire and White Castle Systems are pleased to announce that White Castle will be partnering with the Detroit-area local news site […]

2017 Pleasant Ridge Memorial Day Pictures

May 29th 2017

2017 Pleasant Ridge Memorial Day Pictures (Tom Treuter, May 29, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Residents of Pleasant Ridge honored the men and women who have lost their lives in service to their country Monday morning with a Memorial Day service next to City Hall.  Mayor Kurt Metzger hosted the program which included a wreath […]

Videos Show 7-11 Robbery, Ferndale Police Seeking Tips

May 24th 2017

Videos Show 7-11 Robbery, Ferndale Police Seeking Tips (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, May 24, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Police are looking for tips from citizens to help catch a dangerous man who robbed a 7/11 store clerk at gunpoint. Early Sunday morning (05/21/17) at about 2:00 a.m. a robber entered the store [at […]

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six

May 24th 2017

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six Ferndale, MI – On May 22nd, 2017,  the Ferndale Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the selection of six candidates to interview to become our next Superintendent. ~Dania Bazzi, Superintendent, Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools ~Stephen Bigelow, Superintendent, Capac Community Schools ~Kay Elaster, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & […]

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