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…

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeremy Moss for State Senate District 11

2018 Candidate Interview: Jeremy Moss for State Senate District 11 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 12, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Madison Heights, Northville, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, and Southfield, MI – Jeremy Moss is running for State Senate for the 11th District.  He is on the Aug.…

MoGo Bike Share to Expand to SE Oakland Communities

MoGo Bike Share to Expand to SE Oakland Communities (MoGo, July 12, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Oak Park and Royal Oak, MI -After more than one year of operations, MoGo announced plans to expand its service to more neighborhoods in Detroit, as well as to five different cities in the region. In addition to…

2018 Candidate Interview: Vanessa Moss for State Senate District 11

2018 Candidate Interview: Vanessa Moss for State Senate District 11 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 7, 2018) Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Madison Heights, Northville, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, and Southfield, MI -Vanessa Moss is running for State Senate for the 11th District.  She is on the Aug. 7,…

2018 Candidate Interview: Yolanda Smith Charles for County Commission Dist. 17

2018 Candidate Interview: Yolanda Smith Charles for County Commission Dist. 17 (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 4, 2018) Lathrup Village, Oak Park, Southfield, MI – Yolanda Smith Charles is running in the Democratic Primary for County Commissioner for the 17th District.  Also on the Democratic ballot is incumbent Nancy Quarles. Republican Jeremy Minkin is unopposed in…

2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27

2018 Candidate Interview: Ben Carr for State Rep. Dist. 27 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 21, 2018) Berkley, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak Township, MI – Libertarian Benjamin (Ben) Carr is running for State Rep. for the 27th District.  He is unopposed for the Libertarian Primary on Aug. 7, 2018.…

2018 Candidate Interview: Helaine Zack for County Commission Dist. 18

2018 Candidate Interview: Helaine Zack for County Commission Dist. 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2018) Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – County Commissioner Helaine Zack is seeking re-election to the 18th District.  She is on the Aug. 7 Democratic Primary, as is challenger Ruel E. McPherson. On the…

2018 Candidate Interview: Steven Zimberg for County Commission Dist. 18

2018 Candidate Interview: Steven Zimberg for County Commission Dist. 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2018) Hazel Park, Ferndale, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, Huntington Woods, MI – Steven Zimberg is running for County Commissioner for the 18th District on the Aug.7 Republican Primary.  Also on the Republican ballot is Allen Majorovi. On the Democratic…