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Reporter Food: Sunny Sunrise at Whistle Stop Diner

September 29th 2018

Reporter Food: Sunny Sunrise at Whistle Stop Diner (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 29, 2018) Pleasant Ridge, MI- A Reporter Food column from Pleasant Ridge has been a long time coming, but finally I’ve had a chance to enjoy the Whistle Stop Diner at 24060 Woodward Ave. This tiny café is often packed, with a line […]

Pleasant Ridge Candidate Interviews 2017

October 31st 2017

Pleasant Ridge Candidate Interviews 2017 Pleasant Ridge, MI -Oakland County Times has invited all local candidates seeking office on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot to do a video interview.  Below are the ones who accepted. Click on the picture to view. In Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger is unopposed in this election. For City Commission […]

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff

October 6th 2017

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Do you know the Ferndale Fight Song? If you don’t, you can learn it now thanks to a video made by Amy Butters and Helen Lambrix featuring dozens of students and administrators of Ferndale […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission

October 1st 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI  – Sean Campbell is one of four people running for two seats on the Pleasant Ridge City Commission.  Also on the ballot are Alex Lenko, Amanda Wahl and incumbent Bret Scott. Campbell has a bachelor’s degree […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott

September 23rd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge City Commissioner Bret Scott is running for re-election on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot. There are two seats available for four year terms. Also running are Sean Campbell, Alex Lenko and Amanda WWahl. Commissioner Scott […]

2017 Candidate Interview: Amanda Wahl for Pleasant Ridge Commission

August 23rd 2017

2017 Candidate Interview: Amanda Wahl for Pleasant Ridge Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 23, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Amanda Wahl is one of four candidates for two seats on the Pleasant Ridge City Commission.  The election is Nov. 7, 2017.  Also on the ballot are Sean Campbell, Alex Lenko and incumbent Bret Scott. Wahl […]

Pleasant Ridge to Keep Hoops, Add Time Out Policy

June 6th 2017

Pleasant Ridge to Keep Hoops, Add Time Out Policy (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The Pleasant Ridge Recreation Commission voted Monday to open the basketball court at Gainsboro Park with a new policy to be put in place. “If we have three reported incidents within any rolling 14 day period, […]

Pleasant Ridge Residents See Gains at Gainsboro Park

June 3rd 2017

Pleasant Ridge Residents See Gains at Gainsboro Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 3, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Gainsboro Park in Pleasant Ridge is looking glorious after residents invested in a ten-year million dollar parks bond to improve the stretch of land adjacent to the railroad tracks. Oakland County Times (then oc115) last checked on […]

Cannon Fire & Speeches Part of Pleasant Ridge Memorial Day Service

May 30th 2016

Cannon Fire & Speeches Part of Pleasant Ridge Memorial Day Service (Thomas Treuter, Barbara Winter, May 30, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI – Following a gigantic “boom,” smoke from cannon fire billowed onto Woodward Avenue and 10 Mile Road on the morning of Memorial Day 2016.  The service, held in the park near Pleasant Ridge City […]

State Senator Vincent Gregory Coffee Hours March 21 in Southfield

March 14th 2016

State Senator Vincent Gregory Coffee Hours March 21 in Southfield (EVENT page) LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI — Senator Vincent Gregory (D–Lathrup Village) invites members of the community to join him for coffee and conversation regarding state and local issues on Monday, March 21, 2016, at 1 p.m. in Southfield. This will be an excellent and convenient […]