Commissioner Takes Trip to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote

Commissioner Takes Trip  to Experience Transit Ahead of RTA Vote (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 2, 2016) Huntington Woods, MI – With one week to go before the Nov. 8 election, County Commissioner Helaine Zack of Huntington Woods decided to take a non-driving trip herself to see what challenges people without cars face, and to contemplate…

Hazel Park Voters Consider Staggered Terms, More Signatures and School Sinking Fund

Hazel Park Voters Consider Staggered Terms, More Signatures and School Sinking Fund (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 30, 2016) Hazel Park, MI – Voters in Hazel Park face ballot proposals that will change a couple of aspects of local governance, and voters in the Hazel Park School District will be voting on a bond proposal for…

Ferndale Experiments with Green Drainage Solution

Ferndale Experiments with Green Drainage Solution (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 29, 2016) Ferndale, MI – In the midst of a longer than expected road construction project, Ferndale residents have been wondering what the city was thinking using bricks around the drains on three residential streets. The pavers are an experiment in environmentally-conscious design and an…

Ferndale Theatre Presents The Hobbit Nov 11, 12 & 13

Ferndale Theatre Presents The Hobbit Nov 11, 12 & 13 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI  –  Ferndale Theatre presents The Hobbit: or Ferndale and Back Again. This year the fall play is “The Hobbit”, based on the classic J.R.R. Tolkien novel.   Friday, November 11th, 7:30pm, FHS Auditorium Saturday, November 12th, 7:30pm, FHS Auditorium Sunday, November…

Como’s Reopens after Health Department Shut Down

Como’s Reopens after Health Department Shut Down (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Como’s Restaurant has re-opened this week after being shut down by the Oakland County Health Department for repeatedly failing inspections. Inspection reports obtained by Oakland County 115 News through a Freedom of Information Act request  showed ongoing problems including…

Ferndale Water Meter Tampering Won’t Affect Bills, Suspect at Large

Ferndale Water Meter Tampering Won’t Affect Bills, Suspect at Large (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 24, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Police are asking for tips in a mysterious malicious destruction of property case.  From September 18th through October 3rd, on various dates and times, 54 water meters attached to homes and businesses throughout the City of…

Reporter Food: Alpine Broasted Chicken from Dino’s

Reporter Food: Alpine Broasted Chicken from Dino’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 22, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale has a pretty varied menu to begin with, but on top of that they offer monthly specials, normally with a theme.  This month it’s Oktoberfest.  Items like Bavarian sausage and peppers, Jaegar Schnitzel, Obstzda and…