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.…

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors

Car Insurance, Hiring Felons, Income Tax and More Discussed with Ferndale Seniors (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2017) Ferndale, MI – On a day where the Legislature was on Spring Break, State Representative Robert Wittenberg was still working, taking time to visit with constituents of the 27th District.  The Ferndale Seniors group welcomed him as…

Pam Williams, Republican Activist and Library Board President, Dies UPDATED

Pam Williams, Republican Activist and Library Board President, Dies (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – Friends and family members have been sharing grief on social media over the sudden loss of Bloomfield Hills resident and Republican activist Pamela (Pam) Williams, who was reported to be found dead in her home Tuesday. …

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids

Ferndale Youth Assistance Awards Show a Community that Helps Kids (Alissa Malerman, March 26, 2017) FERNDALE – The Ferndale Youth Assistance Program welcomed students, teachers, elected officials and law officers as they pulled up chairs in the very crowded University High School cafeteria to honor contributions of the community’s young volunteers during the Jack and…

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video)

Interview: OC Times Founder Talks Development, Transit & Journalism (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 25, 2017) Bloomfield Twp, MI – Oakland County Times founder Crystal A. Proxmire was recently interviewed by Chuck Moss for the television and internet-based program Eye on Oakland. Discussion focused on developments and transit in communities like Holly, Ferndale, Royal Oak,…

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position UPDATED

Ferndale Superintendent Blake Prewitt Accepted for Lakeview Position (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale School Superintendent Blake Prewitt has been accepted for the position of Superintendent of Lakeview Schools.  According to the Battle Creek Enquirer, discussion lasted over six hours, with the vote to hire Prewitt being made just after midnight…

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee

Ferndale School Board Welcomes Sandra N. Dukhie as Trustee (C. Proxmire, March 17, 2017_ Ferndale, MI – Sandra N. Dukhie was appointed March 2017 to complete a six-year term of the Ferndale School Board that will conclude December 31, 2018. A statement from Ferndale Schools stated “Sandra is an Eagle through and through. Her family’s…

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos)

Ferndale Schools Kids Get Celebrity Guest Readers (videos) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students in Ferndale Upper and Ferndale Lower Elementary Schools had special guest visitors Friday in celebration of National Reading Month. State Representative Robert Wittenberg of the 27th District read to two classes on Friday and had several other…

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board

Nine Candidates to be Interviewed for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI –  Nine candidates have applied to fill the vacancy on the Ferndale School Board left by the recent resignation of Trustee Amy Butters. Stacey Walters, Brad Dahlhofer, Michael J. Gordon, Andrew Cissell, Sandra Dukhie, Joseph Scott, Cheryl Yapo,…

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member

Amy Butters Resigns, Ferndale School Board Seeks New Member (Ferndale Schools, Feb. 27, 2017) Ferndale, Michigan- Ferndale Schools Board of Education Trustee Mrs. Amy Butters resigned from her position on the Board effective yesterday, February 26th, 2017.  Mrs. Butters has served on the School Board since she was elected to a six year term beginning…

Reporter Food: Mexican Pizza at Jerusalem Pizza in Southfield

Reporter Food: Mexican Pizza at Jerusalem Pizza in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 13, 2017) Southfield, MI – Sometimes kosher is the way to go when it comes to pizza.  Jerusalem Pizza at 26025 Greenfield in Southfield has an eclectic variety of specialty pizzas, all prepared according to strict kosher law under the supervision of…