All Ages Celebrate Ferndale Homecoming (video)

All Ages Celebrate Ferndale Homecoming (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2015) The sound of the Golden Eagles Marching Band mixed with the cheers of parents and neighbors on the sidewalks as Ferndale Schools had a fantastic homecoming parade Friday evening. Kids from all schools and grades took part in the pride-filled march from Downtown…

Orange Barrels Part of Traffic Study at Woodward & 696

Orange Barrels Part of Traffic Study at Woodward & 696 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 8, 2015) As drivers speed towards the curve just before 696 on northbound Woodward, they may be surprised by the extra wide swoop they must make coming around the bend. With orange construction barrels marking off a lane, drivers must slow…

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale Schools has contracted with Biddergy.com to sell surplus assets on Tuesday October 6th! The auction will consist of school furniture, computers, electronics, sporting goods, maintenance items, supplies, and much more! This is a great opportunity to bid on gently used items especially the early childcare…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Pleasant Ridge Mom to Mom Sale Oct. 10

Pleasant Ridge Mom to Mom Sale Oct. 10 (EVENT page) MOM to MOM SALE Saturday October 10 9:00am-1:00pm Pleasant Ridge Community Vendor Tables Available TABLE RENTAL: $20 per table/$35 for two tables Contact Shawnie Stamper for table availability and rental information. Call: 248-541-2902 or email: sstamper@cityofpleasantridge.org. A pre sale for Mom2Mom table renters will be from 8:30-9:00 a.m.…

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5 (EVENT page) Monday, October 5, 2015 7-8PM @ Pleasant Ridge Community Center Enjoy the evening with “Creatures of the Night” Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals and learn about their adaptations for living at night. See live night creatures including bats, flying squirrels, owls, sugar gliders, and a…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9

Ferndale Homecoming Parade, Game & Tailgate Oct. 9 (event listing) Ferndale High School Homecoming will take place on Friday, October 9th! The annual homecoming parade will kick off at the corner of Planavon and 9 Mile Road starting at 5pm. This year’s route will travel down 9 Mile, beginning at Planavon, and continue west to…

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student

Police Report: Suspicious Vehicle Follows Ferndale Student (Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police, Sept. 25, 2015) On 09/24/15, Ferndale police investigated a report from a 13 year old girl walking home from school that she was followed by vehicle. The girl reported that she was in the area of Burdette and Mapledale when she noticed a…

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…

Pleasant Ridge Recycling and Shredding Fair Sept. 26

Pleasant Ridge Recycling and Shredding Fair Sept. 26 Saturday, September 26 1:00-5:00 pm At: Pleasant Ridge DPW, 92 Amherst, Pleasant Ridge (east of Woodward, S. of I-696) Enter from Amherst, Exit via Maywood. We will be collecting Electronics, Metal, Gently used clothing, books and household items and paper for shredding (paperclips removed), 2-3 grocery bags…