Campbell Soup to Sell Garden Fresh, Local Workers Waiting for Answers

Campbell Soup to Sell Garden Fresh, Local Workers Waiting for Answers Ferndale, MI – Campbell Soup announced they are selling Garden Fresh and Bolthouse Farms according to several national news sources. Ferndale-based Garden Fresh was family owned from 1998-2015 when the company was sold to Campbell’s for $231 Million. According to USA Today, CEO Denise…

Reporter Food: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sliders at Detroit Fleat

Reporter Food: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Sliders at Detroit Fleat (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 19, 2018) Ferndale, MI – I’m combining a couple visits together for this Reporter Food column, because really the noteworthy thing about Detroit Fleat in Ferndale is the mix of food choices.  That’s because Fleat is actually a restaurant with a food…

Go Comedy’s Dream Cruise BINGO, 2018 Edition

Go Comedy’s Dream Cruise BINGO, 2018 Edition (Staff Report, Aug. 14, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As Dream Cruise weekend approaches, the folk at Go Comedy! Improv Theater are continuing with a tradition of their own – Dream Cruise BINGO! “Get out your lawn chairs, fire up those engines, and laugh it off a little,” says the…

Commercial Vehicles and Trailers Banned on Woodward During Dream Cruise

Commercial Vehicles and Trailers Banned on Woodward During Dream Cruise (Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 13, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Twp, Pontiac, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is advising local residents and those attending the Woodward Dream Cruise of a temporary traffic control order, which will…

Ferndale Library Curates Artist Advancement Collection for Local Creatives

Ferndale Library Curates Artist Advancement Collection for Local Creatives (Ferndale Area District Library, Aug. 2, 2018) FERNDALE, MI -The Ferndale Library aspires to be a source of enrichment for the community, and it extends that mission by establishing connections and enthusiastic support for its local artists. Ferndale is home to such an extensive population of…

Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested

  Suspected Robber of Banks in Birmingham, Ferndale, & Bloomfield Twp. Arrested (Birmingham Police, Aug. 2, 2018) Birmingham (MI) Police, in cooperation with Ferndale and Bloomfield Twp. (MI) police as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force, helped lead to the arrest of a serial bank robbery…

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades

Ferndale Housing Commission Aiming for Grand Upgrades (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 23, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Federal funding has become available for housing authorities to upgrade and replace aging properties, and Ferndale Housing Commission has been invited to apply. “We get to dream a little dream,” said Ferndale Housing Director Heater VanPoucker.  “This is an…

2018 Candidate Interview: Robert Wittenberg for State Rep. District 29

2018 Candidate Interview: Robert Wittenberg for State Rep. District 29 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 21, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park and Royal Oak Township, MI – State Representative Robert Wittenberg is running for re-election to the 27th District.  On the Aug. 7, 2018 Democratic Primary ballot he is opposed by Michelangelo Fortuna…