Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival https://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall…

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Recognize Great Student Efforts (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) Ferndale Youth Assistance honored several students and groups at their recent annual awards banquet. Congratulations to all the winners: ROOSEVELT PRIMARY SCHOOL NOAH MITCHELL: Noah was nominated by his teacher, Cynthia Krencicki. She nominated him because Noah is an excellent math and…

Winning Student Masterpieces to Grace Ferndale Business Facades

Winning Student Masterpieces to Grace Ferndale Business Facades (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 11, 2015) The work of six high school students will soon be added to the multitude of public art pieces that grace the Ferndale community. The Ferndale Area Chamber teamed up with Ferndale Public Schools and the Downtown Development Authority to host an…

Cities… Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling

Huntington Woods, Farmington and Pleasant Ridge Recognized for Recycling Efforts, Clawson adds Business Recycling (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2015) Communities in Oakland County are stepping up their game when it comes to recycling, making sure that efforts to save money and minimize harm to the planet become more habitual. The City of Huntington Woods…

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher,…

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle

Saving the Earth from the Trash Sweater: SOCRRA Event Inspires Families to Recycle (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2015) Walking through the materials processing facility at SOCRRA, first grader Colin Bibbs was amazed by the mountains of paper, plastic and yard refuse kept outside for composting. With wide eyes he looked over the massive conveyer…

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the…

“Moving On” Routine … Second Place in World Championships (video)

“Moving On” Routine Lands Ferndale Independent Percussion Second Place in World Championships (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2015) With songs like “Into Eternity” from the Thor soundtrack, “Going Home” by Anotnin Dvorak and “Demons” by Imagine Dragon, the Ferndale Independent Percussion team’s passionate routine called “Moving On” helped earn them second place in the…

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference (Ashya Smith, April 11, 2015) My name is Ashya Smith and I am the President of the Ferndale DECA chapter. My teammate, Nia Dubon-Robinson and I, are members of DECA, an international organization that develops business and career skills for students. This year, Nia and I competed…

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference

Ferndale Students Raising Money to Attend DECA Conference (Ashya Smith, April 11, 2015) My name is Ashya Smith and I am the President of the Ferndale DECA chapter. My teammate, Nia Dubon-Robinson and I, are members of DECA, an international organization that develops business and career skills for students. This year, Nia and I competed…