Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair…

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire

Two Lanes of WB I-696 to Remain Closed for Repair After Fire (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory impacting the Royal Oak area, stating: “WB 696 from 75 to Woodward, the left lane remains closed till end of the week for concrete repair…

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported

Tanker and Two Cars Crash and Burn on I 696, No Fatalities Reported (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Cleanup continues on I-696 W just before Woodward Avenue after a tanker truck and two passenger vehicles that ended with explosions and fire. Firefighters on the scene said there were no…

Jewish Authors in Michigan Invited to Apply for JCC Book Fair

Jewish Authors in Michigan Invited to Apply for JCC Book Fair (JCC, June 8, 2017) West Bloomfield, MI – The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit is in search of local authors for its Annual Jewish Book Fair, to be held this November at the JCC in West Bloomfield. Books should be written by Jewish…

Jewish Authors in Michigan Invited to Apply for JCC Book Fair

Jewish Authors in Michigan Invited to Apply for JCC Book Fair (JCC, June 8, 2017) West Bloomfield, MI – The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit is in search of local authors for its Annual Jewish Book Fair, to be held this November at the JCC in West Bloomfield. Books should be written by Jewish…

Pictures from the 2017 Ferndale Rainbow Run

Pictures from the 2017 Ferndale Rainbow Run (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Runners, walkers, joggers, stroller-pushers and leash-pullers wove through the streets Downtown Ferndale for the annual Rainbow Run.  The event coincides with Ferndale Pride, both of which celebrate diversity. Over 400 people came out to get splattered with multiple colors…

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to…

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way

SOCRRA Communities Get Mixed Recycling, New Bins on the Way (SOCRRA, June 5, 2017) Troy, MI – Recycling is about to get a lot easier for residents in SOCCRA communities. This summer SOCRRA will deliver a 65 gallon recycling cart to every single family household in its member communities.  And because SOCRRA is converting to…

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six

Ferndale Narrows Superintendent Search Down to Six Ferndale, MI – On May 22nd, 2017,  the Ferndale Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the selection of six candidates to interview to become our next Superintendent. ~Dania Bazzi, Superintendent, Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools ~Stephen Bigelow, Superintendent, Capac Community Schools ~Kay Elaster, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching &…

Lisa Williams is Back! Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring

Lisa Williams is Back!  Ferndale Schools Approves Principal Re-Hiring (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 15, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “I am so excited to be here to stand before you… I anticipate an awesome journey,” said Lisa Williams as she stood before the Ferndale School Board Monday night after they approved hiring her for the second…

Timeline for Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring

Timeline For Ferndale Schools Superintendent Search & Hiring (Crystal Proxmire, May 13, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools is in the search process for a new Superintendent.  There are opportunities for the public to be involved in the process. Here is the timeline: Superintendent Search FERNDALE SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT  APPLICATION DEADLINE MONDAY, MAY 1 5TH BOARD…

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy

In Midst of Principal Search, Ferndale Schools Removes Hiring of Family Policy (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 1, 2017) Ferndale, MI – With one Trustee recusing themselves and one no vote, the Ferndale School Board today voted to remove a policy that would prevent the hiring of a relative to the professional staff of Ferndale Schools.…