Pleasant Ridge

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April

March 2nd 2018

Woodward Avenue Resurfacing to Begin in April Birmingham, MI – The Michigan   Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting to discuss the   M-1 (Woodward Avenue) resurfacing project set for this year between 14 Mile   Road and Quarton Road/Big Beaver Road. Work includes replacing asphalt, improving   sidewalk ramps, and modernizing […]

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services

February 12th 2018

SOCRRA Reopens Drop-off Recycling Services (SOCRRA, Feb. 12, 2018) Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, Troy, MI – We are pleased to announce the reopening of our recycling drop off services! SELF SERVICE RECYCLING AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC: MIXED RECYCLING: All Paper (newspaper, […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 9th 2018

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2017) Did you wake up to find your neighborhood covered over with a layer of sparkly white frozen precipitation and a Facebook feed full of various warnings, advisories, and complaints? Though it can be disconcerting, don’t worry. It’s called snow, and it’s something we’ve dealt […]

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6

February 1st 2018

Learn about the Clinton River Watershed Feb. 6 Troy, MI – Come learn the watershed story of the mighty Clinton River and how you can help take care of this precious place for generations to come. In most of Macomb County, the eastern half of Oakland County, and small areas of southern Lapeer and St. […]

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal

January 30th 2018

State Rep. Wittenberg Sounds Horn on 1949 Law for Motorists, Introduces Repeal (Rep. Robert Wittenberg, Jan. 30, 2018) Huntington Woods, MI – House Bill 5504, introduced today by state Rep. Robert Wittenberg (D-Huntington Woods), heralds a change to an archaic 1949 law encouraging drivers to toot a horn or give another audible sign when they […]

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell

December 5th 2017

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2017) Ferndale, MI – There was a time when Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church had over 2,000 members.  Hundreds of kids filled the youth program and resources flowed to support the church and its ministries. But like many churches across the […]

A Beautiful Tree Lighting in Pleasant Ridge

December 5th 2017

A Beautiful Tree Lighting in Pleasant Ridge (Kurt Metzger, Mayor and Thomas Treuter, photographer, Dec. 5, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – On an especially lovely December 4 evening, more than 300 Pleasant Ridge residents came out to help Santa Claus light the PR Christmas Tree. Attendees fueled themselves with over 610 cookies and 210 cups of hot […]

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

November 21st 2017

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill […]

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County

November 16th 2017

Businesses Encouraged to Register for Shop Small with Oakland County (Oakland County, Nov. 16, 2017) Oakland County, MI – Oakland County small businesses that hope to see green during the upcoming holiday shopping season could pocket a little green for themselves – $1,000 – just for registering for Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday to Saturday […]

Pleasant Ridge Election Results 2017

November 7th 2017

Pleasant Ridge Election Results 2017 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The unofficial election results are in for Pleasant Ridge. Mayor Kurt Metzger, who was unopposed, got 96.82% of the votes. The top two City Commission candidates are Amanda Wahl with 637 votes and incumbent Bret Scott with 632. Those not […]