Candidate Interview: Andy LeCureaux, Hazel Park Councilperson (video)

Candidate Interview: Andy LeCureaux, Hazel Park Councilperson (video) (C. Proxmire, October 7, 2015) It’s been 14 years since Hazel Parker Andy LeCrueaux was first elected to serve on City Council, and he’s asking for the public’s vote again. The entire City Council is up for re-election at the same time – with Election Day being Nov.…

Candidate Interview: Robert J. Corbett Jr, Madison Heights Council (video)

Candidate Interview: Robert J. Corbett Jr, Madison Heights Council (video) (C. Proxmire, October 7, 2015) With a degree in economics from the University of Detroit Mercy, 40 years’ experience in Real Estate, and 16 years’ experience on City Council, Robert J. Corbett is confident Madison Heights voters will re-elect him on Nov. 3, 2015. Adding…

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo.…

Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses

Oak Park Offering Facade Improvement Grants for Businesses (City of Oak Park Press Release, Oct. 3, 2015) Do You Qualify for the Facade Improvement Program? Making our storefronts more appealing is part of the City’s overall economic development strategy. Thank you to Robert Mirek, owner of LM Studio located on West 9 Mile Road, for being the first…

FHC Records Found Dumped in Detroit UPDATED

Ferndale Housing Commission Records Found Dumped in Detroit (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2015) UPDATE:  Upon speaking with the resident and viewing the documents it is clear that the dumping was of someone’s personal records.  The records were  were communications from Ferndale Housing Commission to a a tenant of the program.  The records also included…

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6

Ferndale Schools Auctioning Items Online Oct. 6 (EVENT page) Ferndale Schools has contracted with Biddergy.com to sell surplus assets on Tuesday October 6th! The auction will consist of school furniture, computers, electronics, sporting goods, maintenance items, supplies, and much more! This is a great opportunity to bid on gently used items especially the early childcare…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October

Ferndale: Art Classes at Arcade Underground in October (Event Listings Page – submitted by Arcade Underground) OCTOBER 2015 classes at ARCADE underground – 195 W. 9 Mile, Ste. B-1, downtown Ferndale Bio. Alan Watson, BFA. U of Wichita,  Artist in residence at Pioneer Studios, Detroit, Gallery Assistant, ARCADE underground, Ferndale. Taught several years at Paint…

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home (Waterford Police Report, Oct. 2, 2015) On October 1, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Waterford Officers responded to the 5000 block of Ridge Top Drive for a deceased person. Arriving Officers located a 47 year old female from Clarkston, deceased inside the residence surrounded by numerous…