Pleasant Ridge

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 […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger

October 8th 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 8, 2017)   Pleasant Ridge, MI – Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger is running unopposed for reelection on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot.  There is contention in the Commissioner’s race and there is a ballot initiative for police pension funding. Mayor Metzger was […]

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff

October 6th 2017

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Do you know the Ferndale Fight Song? If you don’t, you can learn it now thanks to a video made by Amy Butters and Helen Lambrix featuring dozens of students and administrators of Ferndale […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission

October 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI  – Sean Campbell is one of four people running for two seats on the Pleasant Ridge City Commission.  Also on the ballot are Alex Lenko, Amanda Wahl and incumbent Bret Scott. Campbell has a bachelor’s degree […]

Links to Job Pages & Resources Through Oakland County

September 30th 2017

Links to Job Pages  & Resources  Through Oakland County (Compiled, ongoing) Need a job? Oakland County Times has put together a list of places to check if you are looking for work in Oakland County. Click on the name to be taken to the page. MUNICIPALITIES Addison Twp Auburn Hills Berkley Beverly Hills (no list […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott

September 23rd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge City Commissioner Bret Scott is running for re-election on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot. There are two seats available for four year terms. Also running are Sean Campbell, Alex Lenko and Amanda WWahl. Commissioner Scott […]

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge

September 20th 2017

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge (Jan Treuter, photos Tom Treuter, Sept. 20, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The owners of four homes were honored for their beautification efforts at the Pleasant Ridge City Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. They were selected by a committee of seven residents, facilitated by City Commissioner Jay Foreman. […]