The Past, Present and Future of Ernie’s Market in Oak Park

The Past, Present and Future of Ernie’s Market in Oak Park (Cheryl Weiss, March 18, 2016) Oak Park, MI – With the Jefferson Oaks development project in Oak Park beginning this summer, rumors have been circulating about Ernie’s Market.  Will Ernie’s building be demolished to make way for new construction?   According to owner Ernie Hassan, that…

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program (Ferndale Cat Shelter Press Release, March 16, 2016) FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Cat Shelter (FCS) is offering a new program, Furever Fosters!, to place homeless cats with people who would like the companionship but may not be able to afford the cost, according to Deanne Iovan, FCS executive…

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights

Reporter Food: The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 11, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – The Breakfast Club in Madison Heights the perfect kind of restaurant for a writer like me, and I think oc115 readers would like it too. It’s got fantastic creative breakfast food in a non-pretentious, but sunshiny and…

Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche

Ascension Brewing Company Brews Up Craft Beer Niche (Nathan Mueller, Jan. 30, 2016) Novi, MI – Fifteen Mile Porter. Scotty Knows. H.O.M.E.S. 2.0. The Phoenix. 800- Pound Gorilla. Adam Czap is either a director of an eclectic mix of Hollywood movies, or running a brand new microbrewery. Fortunately, for craft beer lovers, it’s the latter.…

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes (Troy Police, Jan. 26, 2016) Troy, MI – The Troy Police Department recommends that citizens experiencing problems with coyotes contact a licensed nuisance company.  The typical cost associated with this service ranges from $300 to $750.  The following companies are licensed and handle coyote nuisance issues in…

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Jan. 13, 2016) Late Entry that Occurred on 1-8-2015:  INCIDENT:  22:21 hrs. – Orion Township – Animal Complaint – Animal Rescue – #16-4613 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Marie Drive for an animal complaint.  The…