Ferndale

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video)

August 2nd 2013

TRU Executive Director Talks About Public Transit (video) (C. Proxmire, Aug. 2, 2013) Advocating for better public transit and keeping the public informed has been the task of Transportation Riders United for the past 15 years. And with all the changes and discussions taking place, the nonprofit transportation advocacy group has been keeping very busy. […]

Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video)

July 10th 2013

Record Number of Cities Get Main Street Accreditation (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) With the flair of a fire-twirling roller-skater and the pep of the Clawson High School cheerleaders, members of Main Street programs from throughout Oakland County got together at Leon and Lulu on Wednesday to celebrate a number of Main Street […]

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit

July 10th 2013

Flood Destroys Donations for Massive School Supply Nonprofit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 10, 2013) When volunteers arrived at the Operation Kid Equip. headquarters in Clinton Township on Wednesday, they expected to begin sorting the massive amounts of items for their various statewide programs that equip low income students with pens, paper, crayons, backpacks, books and […]

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward

July 9th 2013

Teen Hospitalized After Car-Bike Accident on Woodward (Crystal Proxmire, July 9, 2013) A 17-year-old male from Huntington Woods was struck by an SUV on Woodward Tuesday afternoon around 3:15pm near Sylvan in Pleasant Ridge while riding his bike. According to those who know him, the teen is hospitalized with serious injuries, including a head injury. […]

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees, for Now

July 9th 2013

Ferndale Sets Fees, Holds Off on Credit Card Fees for Now (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 9, 2013) Every two years Ferndale City Council votes on how much to charge for various city services, and the most recent round happened at Monday’s council meeting. Many of the changes in fees happened because of state-mandated fees, and […]

Go Comedy Brings Kevin McDonald for Workshop & Show – July 21

July 9th 2013

Go Comedy Brings Kevin McDonald for Workshop and Show – July 21 (Go Comedy Press Release, July 9, 2013) Go Comedy!, Detroit’s award winning improv theater, will welcome Kids In The Hall co-founder Kevin McDonald to Detroit July 20 & 21 for a 2-day comedy workshop intensive and a special performance. Improvisers, comedians and writers […]

…Energy Experiments Go Big at Midwest Analytical (video)

July 9th 2013

Finding a Place in the Grid: Energy Experiments Go Big at Midwest Analytical (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 7, 2013) Two years ago, Kevin O’Mara was all about getting off the grid. In a July 2011 interview, he explained how he’d begun doing alternative energy experiments on the roof of his laboratory business, Midwest Analytical […]

SEOC Cautions “Parents Who Host Lose the Most”

July 7th 2013

SEOC Cautions “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” (C. Proxmire, July 7, 2013) “Parents who host lose the most.” That is the message sent home by the South East Oakland Coalition in their push to curb underage drinking and drug use at parent-sanctioned parties over the summer. According to Carly Podzikowski, the Director for the […]

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences

July 4th 2013

Fireworks Safety, Code and Consequences (C. Proxmire, July 4, 2013) Fireworks season is in full effect as communities throughout Michigan struggle to find the balance between fun, safety, tranquility, and economy. Cites have been scrambling to keep up with new provisions of state law regarding fireworks usage. Previously local governments had more say in their […]

Ferndale Grad in Coma after Beating by Florida Bar Manager

July 3rd 2013

Ferndale Grad in Coma after Beating by Florida Bar Manager (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 3, 2013) Friends and family are rallying together in support of a Ferndale graduate who is in a coma after a St. Petersburg, Florida bar manager broke his neck and fractured his skull. Jeremy Fisher, 39, was at Suite 6 Bar […]