Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16

Salon Sunday Features Josh James and Michael Zaporski Nov. 16 (FACC Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission presents their second Salon Sunday on Nov. 16 from 6-7pm at Dino’s Lounge in Ferndale. Enjoy an evening of music, artistic exploration and cultural discussion featuring Josh James on saxophone and Michael Zaporski…

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime

Woodward Businesses Targeted for Break Ins and more RO Crime (Royal Oak Police Department, Nov. 8, 2014)   Weekly Update for the week of October 30, 2014 through November 6, 2014 Breaking and Entering 30301 Woodward (Michigan Pain Management), 10-31-14, 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Complainant reported she arrived at the office and observed a…

Ferndale’s Read and Ride Promotes Active Learning and Living

Ferndale’s Read and Ride Promotes Active Learning and Living (Ferndale Schools Press Release, Nov. 8, 2014) Ferndale Schools believes in educating children academically, emotionally, socially AND physically. An active body promotes an active and dynamic mind. To promote this philosophy, parents and faculty at Roosevelt Elementary started the Read and Ride program, which promotes lifelong…

Huntington Woods Tops Pleasant Ridge with 66% Voter Turnout

Huntington Woods Tops Pleasant Ridge with 66% Voter Turnout (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 8, 2014) Just before the Nov. 4 elections, Pleasant Ridge Mayor Kurt Metzger challenged residents to have a higher voter turnout than their neighbors in Huntington Woods. He shared this challenge with the oc115, along with years of data that showed the…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates…

Medicare Changes: Hotline Help and Presentation Dates for General and LGBT Communities (AAA1-B Press Release, Nov. 7, 2014) The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s (AAA1-B) Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) is partnering with Affirmations to offer LGBT Medicare beneficiaries free information and assistance on Medicare and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage plans during open…

Ferndale Schools Closes DLC, Modifies Alt. Ed Program

Ferndale Schools Closes DLC, Modifies Alt. Ed Program (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2014) For years anxious neighbors around the Taft Building at Allen and Fielding in Ferndale have complained about fights, drugs, and even incidents of weapons used in and around the building that housed adult alternative education programs for the Ferndale School District.…

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation

Fatal Crash in Independence Township Under Investigation (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 7, 2014)   INCIDENT: 14:31 Hrs. – Nov 5 – Independence Township – Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation / Investigator Callout – #14-175542 and 14-175580   SUMMARY: Deputies responded to a multi vehicle crash on south bound Sashabaw Road north of Stickney Road. A Dodge…

Gun Goes Off During Search of Student at DLC, No Injuries Reported

Gun Goes Off During Search of Student at DLC, No Injuries Reported (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 6, 2014)   A 17-year-old student of Digital Learning Center in Ferndale is in custody after a handgun found on the student went off during a search. Ferndale Schools Communications Director William Good released a statement, explaining “Earlier today…

Housing Director Arrested on Suspicion of… Stealing Pills UPDATED

Housing Director Arrested on Suspicion of Entering Apartment, Stealing Pills – UPDATED (compiled, Nov. 6, 2014) Ferndale Housing Commission Director Deborah Wilson was arrested Monday at her office in the Withington West Apartments in Ferndale. Police executed a search warrant and subsequently made the arrest. Charges have not yet been filed. Wilson is accused of…

Input Sought on Southfield Road… Open House Nov. 20

Input Sought on Southfield Road Improvements, Open House Nov. 20 (Lathrup Village Press Release, Nov. 5, 2014) The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in close cooperation with the communities of Southfield, Lathrup Village, Beverly Hills and Southfield Township, will conduct the second public information and comment meeting to present information about the ongoing Environmental…