2016 Candidate Interview: Jackie Hart and Mike Davisson for Ferndale School Board

2016 Candidate Interview:  Jackie Hart and Mike Davisson for Ferndale School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  There are two positions on the Ferndale School Board this Nov. 8 Election, and there are two people running for them. Though their election is presumptive, the oc115 still wanted to give candidates Jackie…

2016 Candidate Interview Adrienne Young for Birmingham School Board

2016 Candidate Interview Adrienne Young for Birmingham School Board (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2016) Birmingham, MI – Adrienne Young is one of seven people running for four open seats on the school board for Birmingham Public Schools.  The candidates for this non-partisan position are: Lori Ajlouny, Douglas Arceo, Audra Bartholomew, Corey Jacoby, Brian Jennings,…

Ferndale Library Explores Salem Witch Trials Oct. 27

Ferndale Library Explores Salem Witch Trials Oct. 27 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI – Get into the Halloween spirit with this enlightening new program on witchcraft at the Ferndale Area District Library on Thu, Oct 27. We often throw around the phrase “mass hysteria,” but the earliest and most memorable legitimate occurrence in American History has…

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac

Flagstar Banks Commits $10 Million to Investing in Pontiac (City of Pontiac, Oct. 2, 2016) Pontaic, MI – Troy-based Flagstar Bank announced on Monday, September 19, 2016, a $10 million investment into the City of Pontiac.  Speaking at the event was representatives from the city, county and state, which included, Mayor Deirdre Waterman; U.S. Senator…

Merry-Not-Scary Fun at Detroit Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” Oct.7-23

Merry-Not-Scary Fun at Detroit Zoo’s “Zoo Boo” Oct.7-23 (EVENT page)   DETROIT ZOO CELEBRATES HALLOWEEN SEASON WITH NINE NIGHTS OF ‘SPOOKTACULAR’ FUN ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo’s annual “merry-not-scary” Zoo Boo celebration returns this Halloween season, featuring a festively decorated half-mile trick-or-treat trail through the front of the Zoo. Presented by Beaumont Children’s,…

Records Show Health Dept. Violations that Closed Down Como’s

Records Show Health Dept. Violations that Closed Down Como’s (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Closing down restaurants due to violations is rare, but according to Oakland County Health Department reports obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, Ferndale bar and restaurant Como’s (22812 Woodward) had years of repeat health…

Famed Children’s Author Dr. Patricia Polacco Speaking Oct. 10 in Birmingham

Famed Children’s Author Dr. Patricia Polacco Speaking Oct. 10 in Birmingham (Birmingham Education Foundation, Oct. 2, 2016) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The Birmingham Education Foundation (BEF) announced that celebrated children’s book author and native Michigander, Dr. Patricia Polacco will be this year’s Author in Residence. As part of the annual BEF-sponsored program, Dr. Polacco will speak…

Ferndale: Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8

Ferndale:  Affirmations Fall Fling Oct. 8 (EVENT page)   Ferndale, MI – A celebration of metro Detroit’s LGBTQ community and its allies, Fall Fling 2016 will feature live entertainment, cocktails, delicious hors d’oeuvres and desserts. The event will be held inside Affirmations 17,000 square foot state of the art Allan Gilmour and Eric Jirgens Community…