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Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave.

August 11th 2017

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Township, MI – On Friday, August 11, 2017 at approximately 5:30 A.M., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a fatal collision involving a 2014 Dodge Caravan and a pedestrian.  Initial reports indicate the Caravan, driven by a 61 year old female from Hazel Park, […]

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video)

July 18th 2016

Pleasant Ridge Police Looking for Destruction of Property Suspect (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2016) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on video attempting to go into locked businesses then destroying landscaping lighting at the Ameriprise building at 24280Woodward. The incident happened […]

RO: ‘Car Show in the Park’ Accepting Applications, Event Aug. 19-20

March 25th 2016

RO: ‘Car Show in the Park’ Accepting Applications, Event Aug. 19-20 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Car Show in the Park, presented by the City of Royal Oak, is now accepting applications for this Aug. 19-20 Woodward Dream Cruise event. A printable application can be found here. Please take some time to read it […]

Ferndale Denies Business License Renewal to 8 Wood Motel

March 14th 2016

Ferndale Denies Business License Renewal to 8 Wood Motel (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday night to deny the operating license renewal for the 8 Wood Motel on 8 Mile just west of Woodward. The 8 Wood is located just up the street from the Motorama, which […]

Woodward Ave. Complete Streets Forums April 17-19

April 16th 2013

The Complete Streets Initiative for the Woodward corridor was first announced in August, 2011 when the WA3 received a $752,000 Federal Highway Administration Grant to help Transform Woodward and prepare a Complete Streets Master Plan for the 27-mile Woodward Avenue.

Dream Cruise’s Michael Lary

August 16th 2012

Behind the scenes of the mammoth hot-rodding, classic-car-loving, traffic-jam-celebrating Woodward Dream Cruise is an activist and event enthusiast named Michael Lary. He’s been event coordinator of the Ferndale Dream Cruise since 2005, and has a long history of bringing people together

Ferndale Police Honored for Stopping Suicidal Jumper

June 1st 2012

Two Department Life Saving Awards were presented at the Ferndale City Council Meeting of May 29, 2012. Officers Jason White and Andrew Wurm were honored for their bravery and quick-thinking when rescuing a suicidal man from the Eight Mile express lane overpass above Woodward.

Police Report: Tales of Two Thieves

October 4th 2010

…Police Report: Tales of Two Thieves

(Lt. William Wilson)

CAR THIEF WITH DRUGS: …(read more)

Motorcyclist Hit on Woodward Ave.

September 23rd 2010

Motorcycle accident closes Woodward Avenue. (read more)

Ferndale’s New Sweet Spot: Woodward Ave. Candy Shop

September 17th 2010

A rainy Saturday afternoon was made brighter for the Dejaeghere family, as about two dozen friends, family and new Ferndale neighbors huddled around the counter of the Woodward Avenue Candy Shop for an indoor ribbon cutting celebrating the new store opening on Sept. 11, 2010.