Coolidge Offers After-school Basketball Mentoring Program

Coolidge Offers After-school Basketball Mentoring Program (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Nov. 13,2013) More than 50 Coolidge Intermediate School students are getting lessons about life and the game of basketball on the court each week as part of an After-School Basketball Mentoring Program. “As educators, we are naturally focused on improving our students’ academic needs. It’s…

Ferndale Public Library Announces Affordable Care Act Programming

Ferndale Public Library Announces Affordable Care Act Programming (FPL Press Release, Oct. 28, 2013, updated Nov. 13) The Ferndale Public Library will host a variety of programs about The Affordable Care Act throughout November and December. The library has partnered with different organizations who will help you understand and even navigate the Insurance Marketplace. On…

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2013) An investigation is under way at Birmingham Seaholm after an early morning robbery.  According to The Detroit Free Press, a maintenance man was robbed at gunpoint while entering the school at approximately 4:50am. According to the report, the robber fired a…

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2013) An investigation is under way at Birmingham Seaholm after an early morning robbery.  According to The Detroit Free Press, a maintenance man was robbed at gunpoint while entering the school at approximately 4:50am. According to the report, the robber fired a…

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2013) An investigation is under way at Birmingham Seaholm after an early morning robbery.  According to The Detroit Free Press, a maintenance man was robbed at gunpoint while entering the school at approximately 4:50am. According to the report, the robber fired a…

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery

Birmingham Seaholm High Closed After Shots Fired in Robbery (C. Proxmire, Nov. 12, 2013) An investigation is under way at Birmingham Seaholm after an early morning robbery.  According to The Detroit Free Press, a maintenance man was robbed at gunpoint while entering the school at approximately 4:50am. According to the report, the robber fired a…

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit

View: Crash Course in Metro-Detroit Transit (2 Women 4 Wheels, The Urbane Life, Nov. 12, 2013) How do you use and support public transportation to move around metro-Detroit? Well, grab a snack and get comfy while you read this “crash course” on transit in the region. SMART  As you know, we live in the Royal…

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills

Fired Employee Keys Car, Returns with Gun in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., Nov. 11, 2013) INCIDENT:  03:52 hrs. Nov. 9 – City of Rochester Hills – Felonious Assault – #13-173040 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to 2923 Technology Drive to investigate a Felonious Assault that had just occurred. Per the complainant, an employee that…

Ferndalians Honor Veterans with Memorial Mall Ceremony (video)

Ferndalians Honor Veterans with Memorial Mall Ceremony (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2013) Raindrops fell on respectful faces as Ferndalians gathered at Memorial Mall for the annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 11 am on Nov. 11. Veteran’s Day celebrates all those who have served in the armed forces, living or deceased, offering a day…

Pizza Delivery Driver Pepper-sprayed and Robbed in Pontiac

Pizza Delivery Driver Pepper-sprayed and Robbed in Pontiac (Oakland Co. Sheriff’s Dept., Nov. 11) INCIDENT:  21:45hrs., Nov. 9 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery.  #13-173442 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to Captain Crust Pizza on MLK for an Armed Robbery which occurred on the 400 block of Moonlite.  Upon arriving Deputies interviewed the victim who…

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham

One Lucky Family to Win Santa Contest in Birmingham (City of Birmingham Press Release, Nov. 11, 2013) Families from Birmingham and surrounding areas are encouraged to enter the City’s popular Santa Contest. One lucky family will have the honor of helping Santa light up Birmingham’s 35-foot blue spruce, boasting more than 20,000 LED lights, on…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well

Ferndale Area Chamber Gives Awards, and Receives One As Well (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 10, 2013) The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce is giving and receiving this month as awards abound.  The business-driven organization held their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 7, recognizing outstanding members in several categories. On top of that, the Chamber was…