Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards

Oakland County Residents Among Finalists for 2015 Governor’s Service Awards (Adapted from press release, May 26, 2015) Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the 40 finalists for the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards. The finalists have been selected from more than 160 individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations statewide for their commitment to volunteer service. Among them are…

Would-be Robber Says “Have a Nice Day” When Victim Pulls Gun

Would-be Robber Says “Have a Nice Day” When Victim Pulls Gun (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 26, 2015) INCIDENT:   04:42 hrs. – – May 18 Independence Township – Armed Robbery / OCSO K-9 Assist    #15-75338 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to an Armed Robbery on the 6000 Block of Dixie Highway.  The victim arrived at DeVita Dialysis…

Narcan Used to Revive Passenger in Suspected Heroin-Related Crash

Narcan Used to Revive Passenger in Suspected Heroin-Related Crash (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 26, 2015) INCIDENT: 11:10 hrs. –May 18, 2015– City of Pontiac – Property Damage Accident / Operating While in the Presence of Drugs (OWPD) / Narcan Administered   #15-74954 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the intersection of Perry and Giddings for a traffic…

Motorcyclist Dead After Head-On Accident on Orion Rd

Motorcyclist Dead After Head-On Accident on Orion Rd (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 25, 2015) INCIDENT: 12:41 hrs. – May 23, 2015 – City of Rochester Hills – Personal Injury Accident / OCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist. #15-77866 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a fatal vehicle/motorcycle crash that occurred on north bound Orion Rd, south of…

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems

New Ferndale Housing Commissioners Dive In to Solving Problems (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 24, 2015) Residents in the Ferndale Housing program got their first glimpse of progress Wednesday afternoon as two new Housing Commissioners took part in their first meeting. Resident Ann Heler and Councilperson Dan Martin came to the table with a wealth of…

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie

CASA Welcomes New Director Jennifer Gebbie (Berkley Schools, May 23, 2015) The Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts, CASA, is pleased to announce Jennifer Gebbie as the new Director. CASA is a seven-school consortium high school program, with students from Berkley, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Lamphere, Madison, and Oak Park High Schools. Mrs. Gebbie…

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event

Drinks and Networking Pair Well at B. Nektar and Chamber After Five Event (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 22, 2015) Celebrating the successes of local businesses and creating new opportunities is what the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is all about, and the Business After Five events are a perfect example. Thursday evening about 20 Chamber…