Pleasant Ridge

Cities… Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling

May 9th 2015

Huntington Woods, Farmington and Pleasant Ridge Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2015) Communities in Oakland County are stepping up their game when it comes to recycling, making sure that efforts to save money and minimize harm to the planet become more habitual. The City of Huntington Woods […]

Ferndale PTSA Craft Fair May 16, 2015

May 8th 2015

Ferndale PTSA Craft Fair May 16, 2015 (press release, May 8, 2015) The annual craft fair is on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 10am to 4pm. Cost of admission is $1. Check out fine art, crafts, pottery, jewelry, metal, photography, woodworking, glass, textiles and more. Location is Ferndale High School, 881 Pinecrest, Ferndale – located […]

May 5, 2015 Election Results

May 5th 2015

May 5, 2015 Election Results (C. Proxmire, May 5, 2015) We’ll be updating this page with election results from Oakland County as soon as we have them from the Oakland County Clerk. STATEWIDE PROPOSAL TO INCREASE SALES TAX Statewide it seems Proposal One has failed miserably.  We’ll update with some totals when they are available. […]

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 […]