Drought, B. Nektar, Campbell Fresh and Hodges Subaru Honored

Drought, B. Nektar, Campbell Fresh and Hodges Subaru Honored (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  The Mayor’s Business Council, an initiative led by Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter, held their annual awards event Tuesday at the community’s newest restaurant Otus Supply.   The event celebrated the spirit of entrepreneurship in Ferndale, and recognized the…

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery

Ferndale Police Launch Hope Not Handcuffs to Assist Addicts with Recovery (City of Ferndale, Feb. 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Residents suffering from addiction will have better access to treatment without fear of jail time with the launch Tuesday of the Hope Not Handcuffs program. The program is being implemented across Macomb County and through…

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants (Leslie Ellis, Jan. 29, 2017) Hamtramck and Detroit, MI  – Shouts of “No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here!” rang out Sunday in Hamtramck and at Detroit Metropolitan Airport as thousands of people protested President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on refugees and immigrants from seven mainly…

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers

Ferndale Blessings in a Backpack Needs Volunteers (Ferndale Schools, Jan. 27, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Blessings in a Backpack, a program that feeds students on free/reduced lunch in the district every weekend during the school year, is looking for more help! We are reaching out to staff and the community to encourage people to join…

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side

Food Truck Restaurant “Detroit Fleat” Coming to Ferndale’s East Side (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – A proposed development could turn the Wing Hing Inn at 1820 E. 9 Mile into a food-truck themed restaurant called “Detroit Fleat.” (Yes, that is the way it’s spelled) Aaron Tye, who owns the food truck…

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale

Discussion Continues on Future of Taft and UHS Properties in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – The planning process continues for two properties in Ferndale that were purchased by Robertson Homes from Ferndale Schools in 2016 after the district closed schools as part of restructuring.  The properties are the sites of…

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes

Como’s Has First Inspection Since Re-Opening, Offers New Menu & Dance Classes (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 11, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After being shut down by the health department, Como’s Restaurant at 22812 Woodward has been back in business for about 11 weeks.  Oakland County 115 News shared with the public the violations that had…

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism

oc115 Featured in MetroMode Article on Independent Journalism (Jan. 13, 2017)  Ferndale, MI – Metromode,  a website that celebrates Metro Detroit, included The Oakland County 115 News in their feature this week titled “Metro Detroit’s independent local news outlets making the best of a bad time in journalism.” Oc115 was included along with Motor City…