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Art Created by Fire Celebrated in Royal Oak

June 11th 2018

Art Created by Fire Celebrated in Royal Oak (Mark H. Stowers, June 11, 2018) Royal Oak, MI – This weekend Downtown Royal Oak was on fire. The 24th Annual Clay, Glass and Metal Show was renamed the Art of Fire and was held this past weekend. Artists from around the United States gathered to show […]

The Art of Fire Art Show in Royal Oak June 9 & 10

May 31st 2018

The Art of Fire Art Show in Royal Oak June 9 & 10 Royal Oak, MI – Clay, Glass and Metal has a new look and a new name. This award-winning art show features works created from heat using fire and earth. Held in the heart of the downtown, the only mediums presented in this […]

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side

September 25th 2016

Art Fair Shows Ferndale’s Funky Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 25, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Downtown Ferndale was full of art this weekend for the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.  This juried art fair featured artists from all around the country, with diverse styles, techniques and types of art. Along with the professional artists on hand, […]

Walgreens Nice! Mandarin Oranges Recalled Due to Potential Glass

January 8th 2016

Walgreens Nice! Mandarin Oranges Recalled Due to Potential Glass (FDA, Jan. 8, 2016) Milky Way International Trading Corp. today announced the recall of Nice! Mandarin Oranges in 8-ounce bottles due to potential glass in the product. The affected product was distributed to Walgreens stores nationwide and displays one of the lot numbers listed below. Consumers […]

Three Cars Damaged by Pellet Gun in Ferndale

April 7th 2015

Three Cars Damaged by Pellet Gun in Ferndale (C. Proxmire, April 7, 2015) Someone with a pellet gun damaged three vehicles on W. Hazelhrust in Ferndale on April 4, according to Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson.  There were no arrests made and no suspects at this time.  It is believed that someone shot out windows […]

The SOCRRA Tour

April 1st 2012

The tour starts out in the education center, where youngsters hear a presentation about recycling, and watch a video about the process. Karen Bever, from SOCRRA explained that the more kids recycle, the more money the cities get back from the program. “It costs cities $26 a ton to take away garbage, but for every ton of recycling the city brings in they get a $37.50 credit,” Bever said.

Recycling 101: How to Save the City Money & Help the Planet Too

November 12th 2011

Because raw materials have scarcity, there is value to items that are recyclable. Manufacturers need plastic, metal, glass and paper, so SOCRRA is able to collect these items and sell them. Currently for every ton of recyclables collected, cities in the program get $37.50. If more people recycled, it could earn the City up to $50,000, according to SOCRRA estimates.

Car Loses Control and Hits Courthouse

October 6th 2011

At just before 8pm on Thursday, October 06, 2011 a man with a medical condition lost control of his vehicle, which hit the front of the 43rd District Courthouse at 305 E. 9 Mile.