August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches

August Trash Totals Are In, Claim Deadline Approaches (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 20, 2014)  NOTE: An earlier version said Ferndale was the third highest in terms of trash.  This was an error and has been corrected. -cp SOCRRA (South Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) has released the trash tally for the month of August, showing…

County Budget Passes w/Raises… Plus Two Amendments

County Budget Passes with Raises for All Employees, Plus Two Amendments (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) The Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a budget through 2017 which included a series of raises for all County employees, and a couple of last minute amendments. An easy bipartisan pass was an amendment to create…

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014)   Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper has announced that the Northland Mall security guards that caused the death of 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran of Ferndale on Jan. 28 will not be criminally charged. A press conference on Thursday, Cooper said…

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death

Northland Mall Security will not be Charged in Asphyxiation Death (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014)   Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper has announced that the Northland Mall security guards that caused the death of 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran of Ferndale on Jan. 28 will not be criminally charged. A press conference on Thursday, Cooper said…

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please…

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11

Ferndale Class of 1984 Reunion Oct. 11 (Pete Fellman, Sept. 19, 2014)   What: 30-Year Reunion, FHS Class of 1984 When: Saturday, October 11, 2014 (beginning at 5 PM) Where: Dino’s Lounge, 22740 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 Details: Dinner and drinks can be purchased on an individual basis. No advanced tickets are needed. Please…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Flood Follow Up…Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster

Flood Follow Up: Most Michigan Members of Congress Push for Presidential Declaration of Disaster (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2014) With over a billion dollars’ worth of damage to Michigan communities in the wake of the Aug. 11, 2014 flood, Michigan’s elected officials are reaching out to Washington for help. Earlier this week Governor Rick…

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttps://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply…

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles

Ferndale Brings in Oakland Schools to Solve Technology Troubles (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2014) The Ferndale School District’s new administration team started the school year off with a nasty surphttps://oaklandcounty115.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=21551&action=editrise – costly technology troubles. When the Harding Administration Building lost power during the storm of Aug. 11, the batteries to the uninterruptable power supply…

Banned Books Week Events at Baldwin Library

Banned Books Week Events at Baldwin Library (BPL Press Release, Sept. 18, 2014) The number one challenged book in 2013 was a series: Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. A children’s series about fourth graders whose fictional superhero accidentally becomes real, the Captain Underpants series has had the honor of being the most challenged book in…

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4

Volunteer Day to Coordinate Park Clean Ups in Pontiac, Oct. 4 (Minister Kathalee James, Sept. 17, 2014) Here is the information about our 2014 Hands4Detroit Volunteer Day, which is Saturday, October 4, 2014 in partnership with the United Methodist Churches of Metropolitan Detroit. This is the second year that Hands4Detriot has partnered with our organization. Last year…