Pleasant Ridge

Thief Targets Unlocked Cars in Pleasant Ridge

August 10th 2014

Thief Targets Unlocked Cars in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 10, 2014) Neighbors in Pleasant Ridge have reported increased thefts of items from unlocked cars. Officer Reid of the Pleasant Ridge Police sent out the following message on Aug. 9, 2014: “Pleasant Ridge Police Department wants to advise you that there were some unlocked […]

A Look at Data: Increased Births & Decreased Deaths in Oakland Co.

August 9th 2014

A Look at Data: Increased Births and Decreased Deaths in Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit / Mayor, Pleasant Ridge,Aug. 9, 2014) Have you looked around your community of late and noticed more strollers and small people o the streets? I know I have and recognize it as a sign that Pleasant […]

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video)

August 7th 2014

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) Life is not always purr-fect in Pleasant Ridge, but visitors to City Hall do get an experience more adorable than in most cities. Guarding the cozy little City Hall and Police Department building is an unexpected resident – […]

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources

August 4th 2014

Primary Elections Aug. 5 – Stories and Other Resources (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) On August 5 voters will be able to vote in the primary elections. There are several community ballot proposals, a statewide proposal, and a county-wide proposal on funding for public transportation, elections for some District Court Judge positions and primaries […]

Pleasant Ridge…Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts

August 4th 2014

Former Pleasant Ridge Commission Candidate Sues Over Alleged Lawn Sign Thefts (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 4, 2014) A lawn-sign stealing scandal has led to a $10,000 (approx.) lawsuit in Pleasant Ridge. The civil matter came about after Ryan Stearn, a candidate for City Commissioner in the Nov. 5, 2013 general election, took hidden-camera photos of […]

Deer Fatally Struck on Woodward in Pleasant Ridge

July 31st 2014

Deer Fatally Struck on Woodward in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 31, 2014)   On Tuesday night a doe was fatally struck by at least one vehicle on Woodward Avenue in Pleasant Ridge. Residents are concerned that the doe may have been the mother of a fawn that has also been spotted around the […]

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video)

July 30th 2014

Ferndale Schools Big Change: Superintendent Blake Prewitt (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 30, 2014) There’s a new Superintendent in town, an almost all new administration in fact. When students return to Ferndale Schools in the fall they may notice a nearly complete change in leadership as the new administration takes over. Blake Prewitt, a former […]

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

July 27th 2014

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had […]

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In

July 23rd 2014

Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge Get Pot Petitions Turned In (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014) The push for city-by-city marijuana decriminalization continues as petitions were turned in Tuesday for Huntington Woods and Pleasant Ridge, to put the issue on the Nov. 4 ballot. Berkley will also have a vote on the matter in November. […]

Pleasant Ridge Comerica Robbed and Other Crime

July 23rd 2014

Pleasant Ridge Comerica Robbed and Other Crime (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2014)   Interim Police Chief Kevin Nowak of the Pleasant Ridge Police gave an update on recent crime in the city: On July 15 a resident was cutting their grass in the front yard when, Nowak said, “someone went in the back door […]