Anonymous Anti-Gay Mailing Targets Ferndale Businesses

Anonymous Anti-Gay Mailing Targets Ferndale Businesses (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Several business owners received an anonymous letter in the mail over the weekend decrying the community’s prevalence of rainbow flags. “Truth, like vintage postage stamps, is valid despite the passage of time,” the letter began.  “This past June my wife…

2018 Candidate Interview: Mitch Swoboda for State Rep. Dist. 37

2018 Candidate Interview: Mitch Swoboda for State Rep. Dist. 37 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI- Republican Mitch Swoboda is running for State Representative of the 37th District which includes Farmington and Farmington Hills. He is running against Democratic Incumbent Christine Greig. State Representative is a two-year term. Election Day is Nov.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1

2018 Candidate Interview: Michelle Bryant for County Commissioner Dist. 1 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Lake Orion, Orion Township, Lake Angelus, Auburn Hills and Independence Township, MI – Democrat Michelle Bryant is running for County Commissioner of the 1st District. She is running against Republican incumbent Michael Gingell. Election Day is Nov. 6, 2018 Check…

2018 Candidate Interview: Lisa Efros for Bloomfield Hills School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Lisa Efros for Bloomfield Hills School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Troy, MI- Lisa Efros running for Bloomfield Hills School Board. This is a non-partisan position. There are four seats available with four year terms. Candidates are Howard Baron, Jennifer Cook, Lisa…

Reporter Food: Bacon n’ Brie Hotcakes at The Laundry in Fenton

Reporter Food: Bacon n’ Brie Hotcakes at The Laundry in Fenton (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 23, 2018) Fenton, MI – Ah, breakfast. The time for sweet and savory combinations created by restaurants trying to outdo each other in uniqueness. The Laundry in Fenton is one of those places where the items on the menu make…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Rass for Birmingham School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Jennifer Rass for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2018) Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, Southfield, Southfield Township, West Bloomfield, Franklin, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, MI- Jennifer (Jenn) Rass is running for Trustee of Birmingham School Board. There are seven people running for three seats. On the ballot are Lory Dolan, Amy Hochkammer,…

2018 Candidate Interview: Pamela Green for Farmington Public School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Pamela Green for Farmington Public School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, MI- Pamela (Pam) Green is running for Trustee on the Farmington Public School Board. There are two seats and four candidates. Also on the ballot are Jeff Grynsviski, Mark Prezslawski and Zach Rick. This is a nonpartisan…

Explore: Robert H. Long Nature Park in Commerce Twp

Explore: Robert H. Long Nature Park in Commerce Twp (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2018) Commerce Township, MI – Former Commerce Township Supervisor Robert H. Long was passionate about nature and the creation of spaces to protect it. That’s why the Robert H. Long Nature Park bears his name. And it is, indeed, an oasis.…

Driver in Boxer Shorts Crashes into Lake Orion Home, Leaves Gun in Car, Flees

Driver in Boxer Shorts Crashes into Lake Orion Home, Leaves Gun in Car, Flees (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 20, 2018) Lake Orion, MI – Deputies and the Orion Township Fire Department responded to the 600 block of Joslyn Rd. for a vehicle that crashed into a house.   Upon arrival, Deputies observed a Jeep Cherokee…

Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Seeks Ferndale Approval

Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Seeks Ferndale Approval (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Prior to the State of Michigan establishing rules for medical marijuana facilities, CLDD, LLC was one of five businesses that had applied for special land use permits in Ferndale to open a medical marijuana related facility. Work being done…

Drayton Lofts Coming Back to Ferndale Planning Commission with Revised Plans

Drayton Lofts Coming Back to Ferndale Planning Commission with Revised Plans (Crystal A. Proxmire Sept. 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI – A company seeking to convert the former Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church into apartments will go before the Ferndale Planning Commission Wednesday with revisions to their concept in hopes of securing a zoning change. The 2.46…

Ferndale Group Tackles Racism, “Suspicious Person” Calls Only Part of the Problem

Ferndale Group Tackles Racism, “Suspicious Person” Calls Only Part of the Problem (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 16, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The internet is full of stories that have captured the nation’s attention around what happens when black people are singled out because of the color of their skin. Videos like that of BBQ Becky who…