Pleasant Ridge

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin

October 23rd 2014

Woodward and 696 Complete Streets Study to Begin (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014)   As transit plans develop along the Woodward Corridor, one particularly sticky area is the intersection of I-696 and Woodward. Here, where Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods and Royal Oak meet, there are over and underpasses, bus stops, and precarious crosswalks leading […]

Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26

October 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique Oct 25-26 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 23, 2014) A group of volunteers in Pleasant Ridge has come up with a fantastic way to raise money for the Pleasant Ridge Foundation: A pop up Pleasant Ridge Resale Boutique. On Oct. 25-26 at the DPW Yard (corner of Maywood and Gainsborough, East of […]

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A PR Love Story (video)

October 19th 2014

The Deer, the Pig and the Cockatoo: A Pleasant Ridge Love Story (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.19, 2014) “There’s a reason people call stubborn people pig-headed,” said Tracey Leigh Bechard Magiera. The Pleasant Ridge mother and friend to animals everywhere knows this first-hand. Magiera can often be seen walking in Pleasant Ridge with one or […]

Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Water Authority

October 18th 2014

Bob Daddow to Represent Oakland County on Great Lakes Water Authority (Oakland County Press Release, Oct. 18,2014) Deputy County Executive Robert J. Daddow will represent Oakland County’s water and sewer ratepayers on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) board, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Daddow, a certified public accountant, was part of the […]

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park

October 18th 2014

“An Abundance of Caution”: CDC Monitoring Man in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 18, 2014)   A Liberian man visiting family in Oak Park is under scrutiny by the Centers for Disease Control and Oakland County Health Division. Although the man has never come in contact with anyone infected with the Ebola virus, and […]

Ferndale Marching Band’s Brave New World Free Oct. 22

October 17th 2014

Ferndale Marching Band’s Brave New World Free Oct. 22 (Compiled, Oct. 17, 2014) The Golden Eagle Marching Band will be performing their 2014 show, “Brave New World” on the FHS football field on Wed, Oct. 22 from 8-9pm at Ferndale High School. This is a FREE performance! Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided by […]

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase

October 13th 2014

Poll Worker Pay Varies by City, Ferndale May Vote to Increase (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 13, 2014) Competition from other cities is one of the reasons Ferndale has struggled to attract people to work the polls on Election Day, said City Clerk Cherilynn Brown in a memo to City Council. That’s why Brown and the […]

Magic Show… Oct 12

October 6th 2014

Magic Show to Raise Money for Ferndale Education Foundation Oct 12 (Press Release, Oct. 6, 2014) Be mesmerized by the amazing Jasen Magic! Young kids encouraged to wear Halloween Costumes! Advanced tickets at Ferndale School offices or call Kristy Stoll at 248-2246107. Fun for all ages. $10 per person. Sunday Oct. 12 at Ferndale High […]

Geibel & Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat (video)

October 4th 2014

Geibel and Langton Vie for Circuit Court Seat in County-Wide Race (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) Oakland County has budgeted to reinstate a Judge position in the Sixth Circuit Court that had been vacant for several years. This opening, created in the Family Court Division, means that on November 4 voters of Oakland […]

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video)

September 30th 2014

Education Advocates Connect Across District Borders (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2014) “It was about one month ago that I went to my mailbox and I opened it to find a letter from the EAA [Educational Achievement Authority]… This was a letter that was inviting my child to attend an EAA school, or shall […]