Ferndale

Cloudscapes: Exploring the Dynamic Art Opening June 10 in Ferndale

June 3rd 2016

Cloudscapes: Exploring the Dynamic Art Opening June 10 in Ferndale (EVENT page) CloudScapes: Exploring the Dramatic by Donald Cronkhite June 4th – July 18th 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 10th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Level One Bank Community Art Gallery 22635 Woodward Ave. Downtown Ferndale, MI 48220 Experience this stunning exhibit and meet the artist! Light refreshments & appetizers […]

Ferndale Schools Celebrates Graduation Successes

June 3rd 2016

Ferndale Schools Celebrates Graduation Successes (Blake Prewitt, Superintendent Ferndale Schools, June 3, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  “I care more about the people my students become than  the scores on the tests they take.”  – Anonymous It is graduation season, which is always a great time of year. I listen to the elementary teachers and principals […]

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit

June 1st 2016

1.2 Mill Proposal to go on Nov. 8 Ballot for “Rapid, Reliable, Regional” Transit (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 1, 2016) Southfield, MI – The RTA unveiled their Regional Master Transit Plan on Tuesday, including information on a proposed 1.2 mill tax to fund it.  Voters in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw Counties will have their […]

MI Casualties of Iraq/Afghanistan Remembered in Ferndale Memorial Day Parade (video)

May 30th 2016

MI Casualties of Iraq/Afghanistan Remembered in Ferndale Memorial Day Parade (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Over 200 people marched silently along Woodward Ave, then West 9 Mile, holding signs with pictures of military personnel and the dates of their deaths.  The faces of soldiers, many in their late teens and […]

Three Friends Become Eagle Scouts (video)

May 30th 2016

Three Friends Become Eagle Scouts (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Becoming an Eagle Scout is a rare achievement, one that less than 1% of all Boy Scouts make. This year Ferndale Troop 1542 had three young men earn the honor.  In a ceremony at Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church in Ferndale […]

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available

May 27th 2016

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2016) Troy, MI – Southfield Police Officer Mark Zacks used to have trouble asking the question “Do you think about hurting yourself?” or “Have you thought about suicide?” With 28 years on the force including 15 on the special entry and […]

Downtown Ferndale Art of the Cocktail June 23

May 27th 2016

Downtown Ferndale Art of the Cocktail June 23 (EVENT page) Ferndale Art of the Cocktail Thursday June 23 6-9 pm at Valentine Distillary and MBrew in Downtown Ferndale.  The Ferndale DDA continues its efforts to raise funds for public art in the district with this year’s signature event – The Art of the Cocktail, exhibiting […]

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video)

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Lisa Brown Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – Former State Representative and current Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown is seeking re-election. Brown faces challenger Michael D. Smith in the Aug. 2, 2016 primary.  The winner of that race will face […]

Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk & Register of Deeds 2016

May 26th 2016

2016 Candidate Interview: Bill Bullard for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Highland Twp, MI – Longtime Republican politician Bill Bullard is running for Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds, a position that he had been appointed to for 2010-2012 before losing the position to Democrat […]

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park

May 26th 2016

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As the rebuilding of a plaza and community park goes on above, cars zoom along underneath on I-696 without most drivers realizing that a large project is happening over them.  MDOT is redoing the plaza […]