Pleasant Ridge

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event

May 4th 2015

County to Provide Youth Suicide Prevention Resources at May 7 Event (Oakland County Community Mental Health, May 4, 2015) Pontiac, Mich. – May 4, 2015 – Oakland County invites individuals who work with youth to learn about suicide prevention resources available within the county at the 3rd Annual Youth Suicide Prevention Community event, County Executive […]

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections

May 3rd 2015

Sales Tax, Mixed Drinks, City Charter, Schools and More in May 5 Elections (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2015) Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day and there is a state-wide proposal on the ballot as well as a handful of local initiatives. STATEWIDE SALES TAX INCREASE State-wide voters will be asked to increase the […]

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees

May 2nd 2015

Springtime Means Stop Pruning Oak Trees (compiled, May 2, 2015) The experts at MSU Extension are advising people to avoid the spread of Oak Wilt by not pruning their Oak trees now that it is springtime. According to Bert Cregg, Michigan State University Extension, Departments of Horticulture and Forest: “Oak wilt is an aggressive disease […]

Mae’s in Pleasant Ridge Sold, Whistle Stop to Take Over

May 1st 2015

Mae’s in Pleasant Ridge Sold, Whistle Stop to Take Over (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 2, 2015)   Mae’s, the cute little diner in Pleasant Ridge where people would line up down the block for brunch, has been sold. The announcement was made on Facebook Friday, stating: “I want to thank all of our wonderful loyal […]

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

April 29th 2015

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher, […]

Pleasant Ridge Citywide Garage Sale May 9

April 29th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Citywide Garage Sale May 9 (City of Pleasant Ridge, April 29, 2015) The City of Pleasant Ridge will sponsor a City Wide Garage Sale on Sat, May 9. Register now at the Community Center for a permit and lawn sign. The cost will be $20 and the proceeds go toward the purchase of […]

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20

April 22nd 2015

PR: Gardening with Michigan Native Plants and Natural Mulches May 20 (compiled, April 22, 2015) The Pleasant Ridge Environmental Committee is pleased to present an evening with native plant gardener, Diane Gregory, who will speak about the environmental benefits of gardening with native plants and using natural organic leaf mulch. She has created a beautiful […]

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means

April 21st 2015

Countdown to Mobile Mayhem – What Google Policy Change Means (Lisa Schmidt, Legal Linguist, April 21, 2015) You’ll be seeing some changes around here in the next couple weeks. That’s because starting April 21, 2015, Google will be promoting mobile friendly websites over any others. Here’s what to expect and how to prepare. Google’s New […]

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

April 20th 2015

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer […]

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

April 18th 2015

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the […]