Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center

Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  They City of Pleasant Ridge is now harnessing the power of sunshine to offset electric bills for the Community Center. The new rooftop solar energy system went live Tuesday, and residents…

Ferndale School District Announces Food Restrictions

Ferndale School District Announces Food Restrictions (Dania H. Bazzi, PhD, Superintendent Ferndale Schools) For the 2017-2018 school year the Ferndale Early Childhood Center, Ferndale Lower Elementary School, and Ferndale Upper Elementary School will be peanut, tree nut, and sesame restricted. Safety is the top priority of our school family.  This year we have had several…

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

Family Guide to the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise By Karen Evans, Publisher, Macaroni Kid Ferndale-Royal Oak Royal Oak, Ferndale, Berkley, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Berkley, Clawson, Bloomfield Area, Pontiac – The Woodward Dream Cruise is upon us — you have probably already seen people setting up lawn chairs along Woodward Ave to catch a glimpse…

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo

Join the Fun with Go Comedy! Dream Cruise Bingo (Go Comedy, Aug. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Some people love the Dream Cruise, others not so much. But however you feel, if you’re out and about people-watching you may enjoy this fun BINGO game designed by the comedians at Go Comedy in Ferndale. Keep your…

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15

Cities Want State to Reform Funding, Public Info. Session Aug 9, 10 & 15 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, Ferndale, MI – In partnership with the cities of Pleasant Ridge, Berkley, Ferndale, Oak Park, and Hazel Park, we invite you to attend an upcoming SaveMICity presentation by the Michigan Municipal League. Find out why as the…

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community

New Ferndale Superintendent Dania Bazzi Ready to Connect with Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Dr. Dania Bazzi wants Ferndale Schools to be the heart of the community, and as she looks at the school year ahead her focus is on making strong connections. In her previous district, Galesburg-Agusta, Dr. Bazzi…

For Being Green it’s Gold for Novi, Bronze for Milford, Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale

For Being Green it’s Gold for Novi, Bronze for Milford, Pleasant Ridge & Ferndale (Compiled, July 3, 2017) NOVI, MILFORD, PLEASANT RIDGE, FERNDALE, MI – The City of Novi is one of just five communities in Michigan to receive a Gold certification in the Michigan Green Communities Challenge for its commitment to sustainability projects, from…

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair…

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair…

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Cleanup continues on I-696 W just before Woodward Avenue after a tanker truck and two passenger vehicles that ended with explosions and fire. Firefighters on the scene said there were no…

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to…

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to…