Pleasant Ridge

County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair

November 19th 2018

  County Commission Leadership Selected, Dave Woodward to Serve as Chair (Oakland County Board of Commissioners, Nov. 19, 2018) Pontiac, MI- The Board of Commissioners’ Democratic Caucus met last week to determine leadership positions for the 2019-2020 term, when they will become the Democratic Majority Caucus for the first time since the 1970s. Next year, […]

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election

November 7th 2018

Voter Turnout by City/Twp in Oakland County 2018 Election (Kurt Metzger, Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Oakland County, MI- Oakland County voters came out yesterday in record numbers for a Midterm Election.  The overall turnout percentage of 64.2 percent of all registered voters, compares to 48.0 percent in 2014 and 51.4 percent in 2010.  Turnout […]

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades

November 7th 2018

County Commission Goes Blue for First Time in Decades (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2018) Pontiac, MI – For the first time in decades the Oakland County Commission has more Democrats serving than Republicans.  The newly elected Commissioners will take their seats on Jan. 1, and a new Chair will be appointed. There will be […]

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies

November 6th 2018

2018 Election Results and Sticker Selfies (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2018) Election results are coming in! This page will be updated as information becomes available.  Scroll down to see our collage of “I voted” sticker selfies. And visit Oakland County Clerk election results page for the most up to date info. The winners of […]

Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved

October 30th 2018

  Planning Begins for County’s 200th Birthday. Here’s How to Get Involved. Bloomfield , MI – The invitation is open for those who want to help Oakland County celebrate it’s 200th birthday in 2020.  Historical societies and commissions, neighborhood groups, downtown organizations, local officials and administrators, school districts, and anyone with an interest in tying […]

Suspect in Georgia Murder Arrested After Speeding in Pleasant Ridge UPDATED

October 30th 2018

Suspect in Georgia Murder Arrested After Speeding in Pleasant Ridge (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, MI- Pleasant Ridge Police arrested a murder suspect who is now awaiting extradition back to Savannah Georgia where the shooting of a 22 year old man occurred. According to Pleasant Ridge Police, “On October 21, 2018 Pleasant […]

Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students

October 22nd 2018

  Detroit Mounted Police Visit Ferndale Special Needs Students (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2018) Ferndale, MI – “Horses are very gentle. They are majestic,” said Zach Rodriguez after petting the noses of horses that visited Ferndale High School on Friday.  Two Detroit Police Horses and their mounted officers visited kids of all grades in […]

2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board

October 17th 2018

  2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.17, 2018) Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak Township, MI- Jim O’Donnell is running for re-election to Ferndale School Board.  There are two candidates running for two seats: Sandra N. Dukhie and Jim O’Donnell. This is a non-partisan position with […]

HRC Gives Ferndale, Detroit Perfect Scores for LGBTQ Equality

October 15th 2018

  HRC Gives Ferndale, Detroit Perfect Scores for LGBTQ Equality (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 15, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Detroit, MI – The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Equality Federation Institute team up each year to rate municipalities in terms of LGBTQ inclusivity and measures of equality. This year Ferndale joined the ranks of those […]

Mayors and the Art of Marrying

October 10th 2018

  Mayors and the Art of Marrying (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Ferndale, and Southfield, MI-  Mayors have a variety of duties, as well as ceremonial opportunities. But perhaps the most romantic of these is the ability to help loving couples dedicate their lives to each other in […]