Ferndale Exchange: A New Forum for Discussing Developments

Ferndale Exchange: A New Forum for Discussing Developments (City of Ferndale Press Release, Oct. 22, 2015) The City of Ferndale has announced the launch of a new online engagement tool called Ferndale Exchange. The social-based website will be a key component in the organization’s ongoing goal of engaging residents in discussions about the City’s Master…

Downtown Pontiac Adds Bike Friendly Features

Downtown Pontiac Adds Bike Friendly Features (Healthy Pontiac Press Release, Oct. 21, 2015) Downtown Pontiac just became a more accessible destination for cyclists, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman announced today. The Healthy Pontiac, We Can! (HPWC) coalition and Friends of the Clinton River Trail have installed new bicycle loops, fix-it…

Ferndale: What’s on Your Ballot? (Compilation of Election Stories)

Ferndale: What’s on Your Ballot? (Compilation of Election Stories) (oc115 Staff, Oct. 21, 2015) Election Day is Nov. 3, 2015 and Ferndale voters have some choices to make.  There are votes for council, a ballot question, and a non-homestead millage renewal to be considered by those who live in the Ferndale School District. For City…

Families Encouraged to Enter Birmingham Santa Contest , Deadline Nov. 15

Families Encouraged to Enter Birmingham Santa Contest , Deadline Nov. 15 (City of Birmingham Press Release, Oct. 22, 2015) The City of Birmingham has launched their popular Santa Contest, which gives local families an opportunity to help Santa light up Birmingham’s beautiful holiday tree on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 during the Birmingham Tree Lighting event…

Halloween Happenings in Pleasant Ridge Oct 23, 24, and 25

Halloween Happenings in Pleasant Ridge Oct 23, 24, and 25 (EVENT page) Halloween Happenings in Pleasant Ridge Oct 23, 24, and 25 Kids’ Halloween Party Friday, 10/23, 6-8 p.m. $3 per child (ages 7-12) Enjoy an evening of Halloween dancing, crafting, spooking and more! Dress to impress for the Halloween Costume Contest! Spooky snacks will…

Ferndale: BizInnovate to Connect Businesses to Resources Nov. 4

Ferndale: BizInnovate to Connect Businesses to Resources Nov. 4 (EVENT page) BizInnovate Session An opportunity for Ferndale small-business owners and entrepreneurs to come together, network with fellow owners, and learn firsthand about business growth assistance—especially local retail. Open to all area small-business owners, entrepreneurs, and startup leaders—no matter what stage your business or idea is…

Rochester Hills Man Shoots Self in Head Playing Russian Roulette

Rochester Hills Man Shoots Self in Head Playing Russian Roulette (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Oct. 19, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  10-16-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 10-17-2015 INCIDENT:  18:23 hrs. – City of Rochester Hills – Accidental Shooting #15-169602 SUMMARY:  Deputies and the Rochester Hills Fire Department responded to an address in the 200 block of Marias…