View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal…

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Nov. 11, 2013) INCIDENT:  03:52 hrs. Nov. 9 – City of Rochester Hills – Felonious Assault – #13-173040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to 2923 Technology Drive to investigate a Felonious Assault that had just occurred. Per the complainant, an employee that…

Ferndalians Honor Veterans with Memorial Mall Ceremony (video)

Ferndalians Honor Veterans with Memorial Mall Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2013) Raindrops fell on respectful faces as Ferndalians gathered at Memorial Mall for the annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 11 am on Nov. 11. Veteran’s Day celebrates all those who have served in the armed forces, living or deceased, offering a day…

Pizza Delivery Driver Pepper-sprayed and Robbed in Pontiac

Pizza Delivery Driver Pepper-sprayed and Robbed in Pontiac (Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept., Nov. 11) INCIDENT:  21:45hrs., Nov. 9 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery.  #13-173442 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to Captain Crust Pizza on MLK for an Armed Robbery which occurred on the 400 block of Moonlite.  Upon arriving Deputies interviewed the victim who…

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham (City of Birmingham Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) Families from Birmingham and surrounding areas are encouraged to enter the City’s popular Santa Contest. One lucky family will have the honor of helping Santa light up Birmingham’s 35-foot blue spruce, boasting more than 20,000 LED lights, on…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Senator Gregory Coffee Hours November 14th in Ferndale

Senator Gregory Coffee Hours November 14th in Ferndale (Vincent Gregory Press Release, Nov. 10, 2013) State Senator Vincent Gregory (D-Southfield) is inviting members of the community to join him for coffee and conversation regarding state and community issues on Thursday, November 14, 2013, in Ferndale. This will be an excellent and convenient opportunity for Ferndale…

View: Ferndale Fights for Fair Funding for our Schools

View: Ferndale Fights for Fair Funding for our Schools (Karen Twomey, Nov. 8, 2013) I am writing you as a board member, teacher, parent, neighbor and friend of education. Recently, Michigan State University’s Education Policy Center published a school finance analysis for our state which describes a crisis of long-term disinvestment, demographic shifts, and structural…