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2020 Candidate Interview: Rita Irwin for Waterford Twp Treasurer

May 4th 2020

In the race for Waterford Township Treasurer there is a primary on the Republican side, with Rita Irwin and Steve Thomas vying for the seat.

Fusion Festival for Good Health in Ferndale July 28

May 18th 2018

Fusion Festival for Good Health in Ferndale July 28 Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Parks and Recreation and The Fit Park present the first annual Fusion Festival!! This event will host various fitness performances from local, independently owned gyms and fitness companies on multiple stages throughout the day. New and popular classes such as Cross Fit, […]

Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants…

February 18th 2018

Groups Can Apply for Active Lifestyle Minigrants through Brooksie Way (Brooksie Way, Feb. 18, 2018) ROCHESTER, MI – Not-for-profit organizations and community groups whose programming is designed to promote active lifestyles for Oakland County residents have until March 9 to apply for a Brooksie Way Minigrant. The program has helped support nearly 150 projects throughout […]

Dela and Don Jackson: Running on Love

February 14th 2017

Dela and Don Jackson: Running on Love (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – When Dela Jackson talks to the teenage girls on the Royal Oak High School Cross Country team, she tells them to be smart and not to rush too quickly into love.  As she and her husband Don approach […]

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember”

February 15th 2015

Gold Star spouse, Sarah Leach, Reflects on Finding “wear blue: run to remember” (Guest column by Sarah Leach, orig. wear blue:run to remember, Feb. 15, 2015) June 26, 2012 is a day I will never forget. Two Soldiers arrived at our house to notify me that my Husband, SSG Matthew Leach, wouldn’t be coming home […]

Ferndale’s Parkour Ninja (w/video)

August 11th 2012

He said parkour “helps you get through on an everyday basis. Every time you confront an obstacle. The big question every day is ‘how do I do this?’…The self-esteem boost you get when you land a move, your self-esteem goes through the roof. I’ve been happy all week because of a new move. It feels so good. And yes you do get an adrenaline boost from it.