Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director…

Ferndale Chamber Welcomes New Executive Director Marina Glagolev (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 9, 2014) The Ferndale Area Chamber/Oak Park Alliance Chamber of Commerce has made their decision for who will take the Executive Director Position. Marina Glagolev will start officially on Aug. 18, 2014. Glagolev is the former Director of Philanthropy at Evangelical Homes of Michigan,…

A Look at Data: Increased Births & Decreased Deaths in Oakland Co.

A Look at Data: Increased Births and Decreased Deaths in Oakland County (Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit / Mayor, Pleasant Ridge,Aug. 9, 2014) Have you looked around your community of late and noticed more strollers and small people o the streets? I know I have and recognize it as a sign that Pleasant…

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first…

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video)

Melanie Piana Explains Ferndale’s New Bike Lanes (video) (Melanie Piana, Ferndale City Councilperson, Orig. Meltropolis, Aug. 8, 2014) Something looks really different about the Livernois bikes lanes than most motorists and cyclists have not seen or experienced in Michigan communities. Bike lanes help cars and motorists co-exist safely. Buffered bike lanes, which is the first…

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar…

Man Accused of Stealing Charity Change Jar from Royal Oak Gas Station Captured After Police Chase (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 01:06 Hrs. – Aug.6- Orion Twp. – Fleeing and Eluding/Recovered Stolen Vehicle.     #14-122961. SUMMARY: The Auburn Hills Police Department notified the Sheriff’s Office they had a vehicle northbound…

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9

Transgender Pride in the Park Aug. 9 (Transgender Michigan Press Release, Aug. 8, 2014) Transgender Michigan Presents Transgender Pride in the Park Celebrating Transgender Pride Since 1997! Saturday, August 9, 2014 12noon to 6pm Geary Park, Ferndale, https://goo.gl/maps/GIMol 855-345-TGMI All Trans-people and Allies Welcome Picnic….Free Food….Free Fun…..Great Friends We will provide the hot dogs and stuff.…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac

Motorcyclist Dies after Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Aug. 8, 2014)   INCIDENT: 18:41 Hrs. – Aug. 6- City of Pontiac- Fatal Crash Investigation / Crash Reconstruction Unit Assist.   #14-122795 SUMMARY: Deputies, along with the Waterford Regional Fire Authority,responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd…

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video)

Pleasant Ridge’s PR the Cat Adds Adorableness to City Hall (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2014) Life is not always purr-fect in Pleasant Ridge, but visitors to City Hall do get an experience more adorable than in most cities. Guarding the cozy little City Hall and Police Department building is an unexpected resident –…

Joseph Youanes Named RO Addams Elementary School Principal

Joseph Youanes Named RO Addams Elementary School Principal (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, Aug. 7, 2014)   Royal Oak Schools announces the appointment of Joseph Youanes, as Principal of Addams Elementary School. Prior to joining Royal Oak Schools as Assistant Principal at Royal Oak Middle School, Youanes taught elementary school in Troy for nine years.…

Joseph Youanes Named RO Addams Elementary School Principal

Joseph Youanes Named RO Addams Elementary School Principal (Royal Oak Schools Press Release, Aug. 7, 2014)   Royal Oak Schools announces the appointment of Joseph Youanes, as Principal of Addams Elementary School. Prior to joining Royal Oak Schools as Assistant Principal at Royal Oak Middle School, Youanes taught elementary school in Troy for nine years.…