Suspected Bike Thief Arrested Thanks to Informed Citizens

Suspected Bike Thief Arrested Thanks to Informed Citizens (Ferndale Police, May 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – The suspected bicycle thief shown yesterday on multiple media outlets including oc115 has been identified and arrested according to Ferndale Police Lt. William Wilson. Wilson wrote in a press release : “The media broadcast of this thief proved effective…

Artists Showcase Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk & Roll

Artists Showcase Their Work in Downtown Ferndale Art Walk and Roll (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Thursday evening guests to Downtown Ferndale saw more than the sunny weather, eclectic shops and unique restaurants.  Thanks to the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission there was a bonus amount of art, including live demonstrations.…

Reporter Food: Wedge Salad & Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s

Reporter Food:  Wedge Salad and Texas Burnt Ends from Rosie O’Grady’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Rosie O’Grady’s is pretty great.  They are part of the Kramer Restaurant Group, who recently came on as an advertising sponsor of oc115. This means I get to enjoy Rosies, One-Eyed Betty’s, Pop’s for Italian,…

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day

Students See County Government First Hand at Youth Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2016) Pontiac, MI – It’s a safe bet to say that most adults have never attended a meeting of County Commissioners or gotten an up close and personal lesson in civics from a team of elected officials. But that is what…

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards

Main Street Communities Honored with Awards (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 28, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – Twenty two communities through Oakland County take part in Main Street USA, a program focused on thriving downtowns and community centers.  Thursday night people from those Main Street Programs came together for their annual awards program, this year held…

Ferndale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry

Ferndale School District’s Response to Lead Testing Inquiry (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 27, 2016) Ferndale, MI – As they see the images of children in Flint lined up to get bottled water or crying over blood tests, people around the country have been wondering about the safety of the water they and their families use…

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video)

Ferndale Councilperson Reads to Students (video) Ferndale, MI – Throughout Oakland County in the month of March, elected officials and other local celebrities visited childrens’ classrooms to read to them as part of National Reading Month. Ferndale’s elected officials did their part, with councilmembers and school board trustees among those who took the time to…

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors

Ferndale Celebrates Good Neighbors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 20, 2016) Ferndale, MI – When Alyssa Atkinson was presented with her Good Neighbor = Strong Community Award, the presented talked about one Atkinson’s strongest traits, her vulnerability. “Being a volunteer means two things, one is showing up, showing up and putting yourself out there,” said Councilperson…