Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of…

Districts’ Collaborative Approach Yields 35 Years of Student Success at CASA (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, MI – A model of shared services and focused learning, the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park has been helping students from multiple school districts connect, grow, and succeed for 35 years. …

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on…

Ferndale CASA Student Grace Rost Presents Project on Stress and Support in Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2019) Oak Park, Ferndale, MI – Students from several school districts spend their afternoons taking classes at the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts in Oak Park, including a Ferndale High School Senior who spent a…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Helps Keep Students Nourished   Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series.  Want to contribute a write up of a group you care about?  Message editor@oc115.com with your idea. Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak…

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community

Central Woodward Junior Chamber Connects Young Professionals with Community (Joannie Zelinski, 2019 Chapter President, Central Woodward Junior Chamber, April 22, 2019) Berkley, MI – If you’re a young adult age 21 to 40 who would like to become active in the community while having a good time and meeting new people look no further than…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire…

Club Kids Inspired by Tiger’s Manager Ron Gardenhire, Jim Hoff Memorialized (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Detroit, MI- Metro Detroit Youth Clubs have a long history of working with the Detroit Tigers baseball team for support and inspiration. That partnership was celebrated Wednesday morning as Detroit Tigers Manager Ron Gardenhire joined Club Kids and…

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary

Farmer Nate and Animal Friends Visit Ferndale Lower Elementary (Crystal Proxmire, April 19, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The kids in Ferndale’s Lower Elementary had some special guests Tuesday.  Nate Perkins, known to children as “Farmer Nate,” of Upland Hills Farm in Oxford spent the day teaching kids at Ferndale’s Lower Elementary about animals and life…

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available

Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale Evaluating Walking and Biking on Woodward, Survey Available (City of Ferndale, City of Pleasant Ridge, March 30, 2019) How is the experience of walking and biking along Woodward Ave.? That’s precisely what the Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge aim to find out with a new grant-funded safety audit. The cities…

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment

Susan’s Special Needs to Close; Consultations Will Continue By Appointment (Leslie Ellis, Feb. 17, 2019) Pleasant Ridge, MI-  Being diagnosed with breast cancer plunges a woman into a surreal gauntlet of sterile hospital rooms, unfamiliar medical terms, anxious loved ones and, often, distressing physical changes. When such a shell-shocked woman walks into Susan’s Special Needs…

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech

Oakland County Electeds Respond to Governor’s State of the State Speech (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Capitol was bustling as Senators and Representatives from around the state and their guests gathered to hear Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s first State of the State address. In the hour before the speech, guests mingled in…