“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition

“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition (Natalie Berger, April 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “The Artist in You” competition presented by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates area youth in the Ferndale community from Ferndale high school, Ferndale University High, and CASA. On Tuesday April 25th at the Ferndale public…

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving

Howrylak, Ellison and Webber Introduce Bipartisan Bill Against Distracted Driving (Traffic Improvement Association, April 2, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI -Jim Santilli, chief executive officer of the Transportation Improvement Association, and State Rep. Martin Howrylak (R-Troy) today announced distracted driving legislation they’ve designed with the goal of reducing fatalities, injuries, and traffic crashes in Michigan. “When operating…

Suspects Arrested After 7-Eleven Robberies in Ferndale, Oak Park & Madison Heights

Suspects Arrested After 7-Eleven Robberies in Ferndale, Oak Park & Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2017) Ferndale, Oak Park, and Madison Heights, MI – According to Ferndale Police St. Baron Brown there were four 7-Eleven robberies on Tuesday, that ended with the arrest of two suspects in Madison Heights. According to St. Brown…

Fire at 555 Building Closes Woodward Ave. in Birmingham

Fire at 555 Building Closes Woodward Ave. in Birmingham (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 22, 2016) Birmingham, MI – A fire at the 555 Building on Woodward required at least five fire departments to respond and Woodward Avenue to be closed while the flames were doused and the building secured.  There are no reported fatalities or…

Family Seeks Tips in Bicyclist’s Death, Funds for Funeral Expenses (video)

Family Seeks Tips in Bicyclist’s Death, Funds for Funeral Expenses (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 13, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The mother of 49-year-old Michael Proxmire spoke to the media on Monday about her son’s death.  Marie Winekoff of Royal Oak cried as she sat on camera with Ferndale Police Sgt. Baron Brown and asked…