Pleasant Ridge

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference

March 6th 2015

Help Send a Reporter to Washington DC for Housing Conference (Editorial, Crystal A. Proxmire, March 6, 2015) Hi there. I’m Crystal Proxmire, publisher of the local online news site Oakland County 115 News Hub ( www.oc115.com), and I’ve got a fundraiser going on at www.gofundme.com/oc115.com. I have been the only reporter digging into ethical and legal […]

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit

March 5th 2015

Ferndale’s Impi Robotics Team Wins District Event, Presents at Governor’s Summit (video) (C. Proxmire, March 5, 2015) Team Impi Warriors from Ferndale Schools (number 1025), named after a Zulu warrior, has claimed two major victories this week. First the robot-building teens finished first after their qualification matches in the March 2 district competition in Standish. […]

Ferndale Youth Assistance Hosts Love and Logic Program March 26

March 5th 2015

Ferndale Youth Assistance Hosts Love and Logic Program March 26 (FYA Press Release, March 5, 2015) Ferndale Youth Assistance will be hosting a Love & Logic Parenting Program on Thursday, March 26th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Ferndale High School Media Center. This empowering parenting program will focus on communication, responsibility, positive discipline and healthy […]

Michigan Roundtable Seeking Youth-Led Programs to Present at April 18 Exhibition

March 4th 2015

Michigan Roundtable Seeking Youth-Led Programs to Present at April 18 Exhibition (Steve Spreitzer, President & CEO Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion) On April 18th, 2015 the Michigan Roundtable will be hosting the 62nd Annual Youth Justice & Leadership Exhibition (#2015YJLE), an event designed to showcase the work of Youth-Led programming in Metro Detroit (and […]

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 […]