2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board

  2018 Candidate Interview: Jim O’Donnell for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct.17, 2018) Ferndale, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, and Royal Oak Township, MI- Jim O’Donnell is running for re-election to Ferndale School Board.  There are two candidates running for two seats: Sandra N. Dukhie and Jim O’Donnell. This is a non-partisan position with…

Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location

  Oak Park Announces Kroger’s Interest in Former Kmart Location (City of Oak Park, Oct. 15, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Oak Park city officials are happy to announce they have made progress in their discussions with The Kroger Company, the country’s largest supermarket chain, regarding their interest in opening a new Kroger grocery store at the site of the old Kmart located at…

2018 Candidate Interview: Menachem Hojda for Oak Park School Board

2018 Candidate Interview: Menachem Hojda for Oak Park School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 30, 2018) Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, MI- Menachem Hojda is running for re-election to the Oak Park School Board. There are three candidates running for three seats. The candidates are Dawn Corporan, Menachem Hojda and Albert A. Smith III. This…

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video)

Kikki Challenge Moves & Healthy Messages from Kids across the County (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Pontiac, Lake Orion, Southfield, Ferndale, MI- Groups in four Oakland County communities have taken the “Kiki Challenge” to a new level – harnessing the power of this social media trend to spread messages of positive mental health.…

Reporter Food: White Castle’s New Vegetarian Impossible Burger Sliders

Reporter Food: White Castle’s New Vegetarian Impossible Burger Sliders (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 13, 2018) Ferndale, Troy, Pontiac, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI – Yesterday White Castle rolled out their newest, and much-anticipated, creation – the Impossible Burger slider.  This plant-based burger has a similar texture and taste to real beef, but…

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 5, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI- Theresa Rich & Samantha Steckloff of the Farmington HIlls City Council were sparked to educate the public on the local level on the challenge of stopping Human Trafficking after they attended a panel on the subject and noticed…

Grace Centers of Hope Thrift Stores Seeking Donated Items

Grace Centers of Hope Thrift Stores Seeking Donated Items (GCH, Aug. 10, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Grace Centers of Hope (GCH) CEO Pastor Kent Clark is encouraging metro Detroit residents to donate gently-used household items to its four thrift stores. Items accepted include furniture, glassware, dishes, pots, pans, small and large appliances, tools, men’s, women’s…

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…

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…

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest

Developers Continue to Refine Plans for 34 Acre Site at 8 Mile and Pinecrest (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The Ferndale Planning Commission heard updated preliminary plans for 34-acre former Hayes Lemmerz location at 8 Mile Road and Pinecrest which would bring a community full of homes, apartments, and other amenities to…