Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video)

Holly Welcomes New Owners to Holly Antiques (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 1, 2017) Holly, MI – With over 100 guests, charming music, incredible bouquets and an eclectic spread of appetizers and desserts, the new owners of Holly Antiques made an elegant first impression with their ribbon cutting Friday. Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton purchased…

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission

Deanna Tartaglia Fills Vacancy on Ferndale Housing Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire,  March 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “It’s time to lean in girl.” That’s what Ferndale resident Deanna Tartaglia told herself after being one of hundreds of Ferndale women who participated in marches and demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. “I felt moved…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids (Alissa Malerman, March 26, 2017) FERNDALE – The Ferndale Youth Assistance Program welcomed students, teachers, elected officials and law officers as they pulled up chairs in the very crowded University High School cafeteria to honor contributions of the community’s young volunteers during the Jack and…

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets

MML#1 – Working Towards Complete Streets (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2017) Lansing, MI – Civic leaders came together Tuesday to learn about topics important to local governments including “Complete Streets.” Representatives of Ferndale, Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo sat on a Michigan Municipal League’s Capitol Conference panel Tuesday to share what successes their communities have…

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position UPDATED

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale School Superintendent Blake Prewitt has been accepted for the position of Superintendent of Lakeview Schools.  According to the Battle Creek Enquirer, discussion lasted over six hours, with the vote to hire Prewitt being made just after midnight…

Ferndale: Arrests on College Street were for Outstanding Warrants

Ferndale: Arrests on College Street were for Outstanding Warrants (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – In response to an inquiry by Oakland County Times, Ferndale Sgt. Baron Brown released the following statement about arrests made on College Street Tuesday night. “03/21/2017 at 20:46:  We sent officers to238 College because a neighbor who…

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee (C. Proxmire, March 17, 2017_ Ferndale, MI – Sandra N. Dukhie was appointed March 2017 to complete a six-year term of the Ferndale School Board that will conclude December 31, 2018. A statement from Ferndale Schools stated “Sandra is an Eagle through and through. Her family’s…

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Ferndale Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications The Ferndale Community Foundation is now accepting grant request applications for the organization’s 2017 grant cycle. According to Foundation Chairperson and Ferndale City Councilman Dan Martin, grants are available to nonprofit groups and organizations for projects that provide opportunities for public art, cultural or music events, health programs, and/or…

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other…

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Nine candidates have applied to fill the vacancy on the Ferndale School Board left by the recent resignation of Trustee Amy Butters. Stacey Walters, Brad Dahlhofer, Michael J. Gordon, Andrew Cissell, Sandra Dukhie, Joseph Scott, Cheryl Yapo,…