Suspects Smash Window to Steal from Mobil in Commerce Twp (video)

Suspects Smash Window to Steal from Mobil in Commerce Twp (video) (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Dec. 8, 2017) Commerce Township, MI – INCIDENT: 04:39 hrs. – Commerce Township – Commercial Breaking and Entering – #17-223592 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 3000 block of E. West Maple Rd. (Mobil Gas Station) for a Commercial Burglary Alarm.…

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats

HUD Report Looks at Homelessness Decline in Michigan, Nationwide Stats CHICAGO –  Homelessness declined in Michigan according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  While overall homelessness slightly increased nationally, HUD’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found the follow regarding homelessness across Michigan: In Michigan,…

Reporter Food: Burger at Chive Kitchen in Farmington

Reporter Food:  Burger at Chive Kitchen in Farmington (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 6, 2017) Farmington, MI – A meeting of the media minds took place before election season at Chive Kitchen in Farmington as I had the privilege of dining with the Editor and Publisher of Farmington Voice Joni Hubred. Hubred started Farmington Voice five…

Ferndale Eagles Make it to Florida, and to National Championship Game

Ferndale Eagles Make it to Florida, and to National Championship Game Ferndale, MI – After tackling a major hurdle in fundraising, the Ferndale Eagles Pop Warner teams of elementary school aged football players and cheerleaders is down in Orlando Florida competing in the 61st annual Pop Warner Super Bowl at the ESPN Wide World of…

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2017) Ferndale, MI – There was a time when Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church had over 2,000 members.  Hundreds of kids filled the youth program and resources flowed to support the church and its ministries. But like many churches across the…

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards

Nominations Sought for 2018 Governor’s Service Awards (MCSC, Dec. 5, 2018) LANSING, MI. – The Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the 2018 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards are given annually by the governor to individuals, organizations and businesses to acknowledge their commitment to serving…

Vaccination Recommended after Hepatitis A Case at Papa Ramano’s

Vaccination Recommended after Hepatitis A Case at Papa Ramano’s (Oakland County Healthy Division, Dec. 5, 2017) Southfield, Mich. – An employee of Papa Romano’s, 23926 W. Nine Mile Road and Telegraph in Southfield, has a confirmed case of hepatitis A. Oakland County Health Division advises all restaurant staff and guests who consumed food from the…

Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan

Video Shows Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Rolling through Michigan (Crystal Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2017) Romulus, MI – For 19 years Canadian Pacific Railroad has celebrated the holidays and raised money for charity with their Holiday Train. The train travels through Canada and the United States with a 1,000 feet of railroad cars decorated with seasonal…

Drunk Driver Sends Powerful Thank You to Auburn Hills Police Officer

Drunk Driver Sends Powerful Thank You to Auburn Hills Police Officer (Auburn Hills Police Chief Doreen Olko, Dec. 3, 2017) Auburn Hills, MI – Just before Thanksgiving we received an interesting delivery at the station for Officer Ian Hodges.  It was simply dropped off with very little fanfare.  Ian wasn’t working so my assistant Quentessa…

Three People Shot at Noel Night in Detroit

Three People Shot at Noel Night in Detroit Detroit, MI – Three teens were shot during Noel Night in Midtown Detroit. Injuries are not life threatening and the shooter is still at large as of Saturday night. The Detroit Free Press is one good source for information on this incident. Read more at https://www.freep.com/story/news/2017/12/02/two-shot-during-noel-night-detroit/916829001/ This…

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2017) Ferndale, MI— Charges are being brought against a Roseville police officer who drove the wrong way on Woodward Avenue, but only weeks later, after the Police Chief learned that officers on the night in question let…

“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website

“The dot” Project Gets it’s Own Spot on Downtown Ferndale Website (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – As the community prepares for the arrival of the Development On Troy, aka “the dot”,  the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is getting ready to help businesses through the potential tough time of construction. DDA…