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Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold

January 29th 2019

Detroit Zoo Closed Wednesday, Possibly Thursday, Due to Cold (Detroit Zoological Society, Jan. 29, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- While Michigan is under a state of emergency due to the extreme cold temperatures, the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center will be closed to guests on Wednesday, January 30. Both facilities may be closed as […]

Berkley to Auction off Ice Arena Equipment and Supplies

October 28th 2017

Berkley to Auction off Ice Arena Equipment and Supplies (City of Berkley, Oct. 28, 2017) Berkley, MI – On Saturday, November 11th the City of Berkley will conduct an auction of all arena equipment and supplies at the Berkley Ice Arena located at 2300 Robina. The auction begins at 11 AM and run through late […]

St. Johns in Royal Oak Gets Active on Immigration Issues…

April 28th 2017

St. Johns in Royal Oak Gets Active on Immigration Issues with DRIVE Group (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – By now most have heard the stories – the joy of walking barefoot across a lawn of green grass without the fear of landmines, looking up to see sunshine and robins instead […]

Driver Rescued After Snowmobile Fell Through Ice on Highland Lake

December 19th 2016

Driver Rescued After Snowmobile Fell Through Ice on Highland Lake (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 19, 2016) Highland Twp, MI_ FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-18-2016, 07:00 hrs.  THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-19-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  18:25 hrs. – Highland Township –  Snowmobile through the Ice / Dive Team Assist – #16-221039 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Highland Lake […]

Resources and Info: Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 24th 2016

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) 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 […]

Oak Park Winterfest Jan. 24

December 19th 2015

Oak Park Winterfest Jan. 24 (EVENT page) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park Winterfest Sunday, January 24, 2016 1 to 4 p.m. Community Center 14300 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, MI Ice sculptures, ice skating, entertainment, hot chocolate and so much more! For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email […]

Stuff to Know When it Snows

February 2nd 2015

Stuff to Know When it Snows (C. Proxmire, Feb. 2, 2015) 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 […]

Take Precautions During Cold Weather

January 23rd 2013

“While anyone can be affected by extreme cold, infants and elderly are particularly at risk, as are people with diabetes because of impaired circulation,” said Kathy Forzley, Health Division manager/health officer. “Proper precautions need to be taken to avoid serious health problems caused by cold weather.”

Superintendent Takes Back Controversial Contract Cancellation:

January 10th 2013

After expecting the contract with ICE to end before Jan. 1, The Ferndale School Board received another surprise from Superintendent Gary Meier. He changed his mind, and has announced, through a notice dated Dec. 30, 2012 and given to then Board-President Keith Warnick, that he rescinded his prior cancellation.

Unanswered Questions in the ICE Contract Controversy

December 31st 2012

Due to apparent inconsistencies, The Ferndale 115 News decided to look further into the claim of the cancellation happening on October 1st. To begin with, Meier cited The November 3rd article as “the final straw.” Secondly, Warnick campaigned throughout the month of October on the benefits of the contract, and never once mentioned the cancellation at the Policy meeting or Board meetings that took place in October.