State Rep. Jeremy Moss Sworn In, Ready to Work on…

State Rep. Jeremy Moss Sworn In, Ready to Work on State Funding Issues (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) With family and supporters all around, freshman State Representative Jeremy Moss of Southfield was ceremoniously sworn in Monday evening at Southfield City Hall. Moss now represents the 35th District, serving Southfield, Lathrup Village, Beverly Hills, Bingham…

Just Baked Closes Shop

Just Baked Closes Shop (C. Proxmire, Jan. 6, 2015) The cupcake-themed chain Just Baked announced Monday they would be closing all of their stores except four franchise locations, according to the Detroit Free Press. A statement by Pam Turkin, founder of the business, said “After carefully evaluating our business operations, and how best to move…

Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations

Need Does Not Stop at Holidays: Clawson Food Pantry Seeks Donations (Clawson Food Pantry, Jan. 5, 2014) PLEASE…now that the holidays are over, please don’t forget the Food Pantry. Help is still needed; non-perishables, canned goods, coffee, tea, toothbrushes/tooth paste, soap, shampoos, baby diapers & wipes deodorant, & paper products are most welcome. Who is…

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video)

Remembering Patricia Hill Burnett, 2012 Interview (video) (Cherie Wyatt Rolfe, Crystal Proxmire, Jan. 4, 2015) At the age of 94, the co-founder of Michigan National Organization for Women (NOW) and celebrated portrait artist Patricia Hill Burnett passed away last week. Burnett was a face for feminism spanning across socioeconomic and political lines. She was well-dressed,…

Holiday Spree of Malicious Destruction… Police Seek Suspect (video)

A Holiday Spree of Malicious Destruction, Royal Oak Police Seek Suspect, More in Crime Report (video) Royal Oak Police Department Weekly Update For the week of December 25, 2014 through January 1 , 2015 Larceny 25352 Woodward (L.A. Fitness), 12-29-14, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 a.m.: Complainant reported an unknown suspect stole her coat, which contained…

Library Picks: Kerrie’s New Year Recommendations

Library Picks: Kerrie’s New Year Recommendations (Jeff Milo,FPL Circulation Specialist, Jan. 1, 2015) Happy New Year, Ferndale. Welcome to another installment of an ongoing series (with the Oakland County 115) featuring recommendations (in books/film/music) from the staff of your Ferndale Area District Library. Kerrie, one of our circulation specialists, has an excellent list of titles…

Marijuana Seized in Springfield Township

Marijuana Seized in Springfield Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 30, 2014) INCIDENT:  03:12 Hrs. – Springfield Township – Possession with Intent to Deliver (PWID) Marijuana / NET Detective call-out #14-203531 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a residence located in the 9000 block of King Rd. for a possible breaking and entering.  A neighbor could see…