Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses

Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses (City of Oak Park Press Release, Oct. 3, 2015) Do You Qualify for the Facade Improvement Program? Making our storefronts more appealing is part of the City’s overall economic development strategy. Thank you to Robert Mirek, owner of LM Studio located on West 9 Mile Road, for being the first…

FHC Records Found Dumped in Detroit UPDATED

Ferndale Housing Commission Records Found Dumped in Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2015) UPDATE:  Upon speaking with the resident and viewing the documents it is clear that the dumping was of someone’s personal records.  The records were  were communications from Ferndale Housing Commission to a a tenant of the program.  The records also included…

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale Schools has contracted with Biddergy.com to sell surplus assets on Tuesday October 6th! The auction will consist of school furniture, computers, electronics, sporting goods, maintenance items, supplies, and much more! This is a great opportunity to bid on gently used items especially the early childcare…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October (Event Listings Page – submitted by Arcade Underground) OCTOBER 2015 classes at ARCADE underground – 195 W. 9 Mile, Ste. B-1, downtown Ferndale Bio. Alan Watson, BFA. U of Wichita,  Artist in residence at Pioneer Studios, Detroit, Gallery Assistant, ARCADE underground, Ferndale. Taught several years at Paint…

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home (Waterford Police Report, Oct. 2, 2015) On October 1, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Waterford Officers responded to the 5000 block of Ridge Top Drive for a deceased person. Arriving Officers located a 47 year old female from Clarkston, deceased inside the residence surrounded by numerous…

Pleasant Ridge Mom to Mom Sale Oct. 10

Pleasant Ridge Mom to Mom Sale Oct. 10 (EVENT page) MOM to MOM SALE Saturday October 10 9:00am-1:00pm Pleasant Ridge Community Vendor Tables Available TABLE RENTAL: $20 per table/$35 for two tables Contact Shawnie Stamper for table availability and rental information. Call: 248-541-2902 or email: sstamper@cityofpleasantridge.org. A pre sale for Mom2Mom table renters will be from 8:30-9:00 a.m.…

Oak Park Congregation T’chiyah Hosting Coming Out Day Event Oct. 9

Oak Park Congregation T’chiyah Hosting Coming Out Day Event Oct. 9 (Event Listings Page – submitted by Peter Cooper) Congregation T’chiyah (Jewish Reconstructionist, of Oak Park) will host a special Shabbat service commemorating National Coming Out Day and the historic Supreme court ruling on Marriage Equality. Friday, October 9, 2015, beginning a 6:30 PM. A…

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5 (EVENT page) Monday, October 5, 2015 7-8PM @ Pleasant Ridge Community Center Enjoy the evening with “Creatures of the Night” Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals and learn about their adaptations for living at night. See live night creatures including bats, flying squirrels, owls, sugar gliders, and a…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission

HUD Forces Martin’s Resignation, Progress Continues for Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2015) As residents and officials continue to struggle with undoing the mess left by former Executive Director Debra Wilson of The Ferndale Housing Commission, a new challenge has come up: finding someone to replace a Commissioner that had been brought in…