Pleasant Ridge

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing

March 2nd 2015

UPDATE: Abducted Boy Found, Girl Still Missing (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 2, 2015) After an Amber Alert was issued Monday in Indianapolis and was then expanded to Michigan for the two children, 16-year-old Aaron Blackwell has been found, according to the IndyStar. But as of 9:15 pm the 13-year-old girl Emma is still missing. According […]

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men

March 2nd 2015

AMBER ALERT: Two Youth May be Headed to Detroit Area with Armed Men (Michigan State Police, March 2, 2015) An amber alert that started in the State of Indiana has now extended into the State of Michigan and it is believed that the suspect and children may be heading to the Detroit Area. We are […]

…Ferndale Schools Restructuring Process Continues, Meeting March 9

March 1st 2015

Doing it Different: Ferndale Schools Restructuring Process Continues, Meeting March 9 (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2015) “When most school districts restructure, they look at finances. They see what budget they have, how many students, and how much space and they fit everything together based on what makes financial sense,” said Ferndale Schools Superintendent Blake […]

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains

February 28th 2015

Do 911Cell Phone Calls and Texts Work? Auburn Hills Chief Explains (Guest Blog, Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Feb. 28, 2015) I was glad to see a USA Today news story over the weekend that details the challenges we have with the national cellular 911 system:  we struggle to find out where you are […]

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education

February 28th 2015

SOGI Story #3: Pride Foundation Director Shares Need for LGBT Conscious Education (C. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) The SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) Issues in Education Conference is hosted each year by Oakland University, with the aim of giving educators and social workers tools they need to understand how best to work with LGBTQ […]

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner

February 28th 2015

In the Mood for Movies: Ferndalians Share their Favorites in Honor of FEF Dinner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 28, 2015) Those who support Ferndale Schools and the Ferndale Education Foundation are getting ready for the fantastic annual fundraising dinner that takes place on Friday, March 13 at Club Venetian Banquet Center. The theme for this […]

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For

February 27th 2015

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Signs to Watch For (Guest blog by Beth Morrison, HAVEN, Feb. 27, 2015) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior including emotional, verbal and physical abuse, used by an abuser to gain and maintain power and control over a current or former spouse, intimate partner or dating partner. It knows […]

Crossroads Jazz Band at PR Community Center March 7

February 27th 2015

Crossroads Jazz Band at PR Community Center March 7 (Friends of Huntington Woods Library, Feb. 27, 2015) On March 7th, Crossroads will perform at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center (4 Ridge Road) beginning at 2 pm.  Crossroads is an all family member band that performs various styles of instrumental jazz. The show is collaboration between […]

Fifth Gear Plays Music in the Woods March 8

February 27th 2015

Fifth Gear Plays Music in the Woods March 8 (Friends of Huntington Woods Library, Feb. 27, 2015) The Friends of the Huntington Woods Library and the BART Board present “Music in the Woods” on March 8th. Fifth Gear will perform at the Huntington Woods Library at 2 pm.  Fifth Gear plays music that spans multiple […]

Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge March 26

February 26th 2015

Earth Friendly Landscapes Presentation in Pleasant Ridge March 26 (Leslie Jones, Feb. 26, 2015) Earth Friendly Landscapes: “Healthy Lawn Care for Watershed Protection” Presented by Gary Eichen Bio-Turf Lawn Care Manager, Mike’s Tree Surgeons When and Where: Thursday, March 26 at 7PM Pleasant Ridge Community Center 4 Ridge Road, Pleasant Ridge 48069 (1 block W. […]