Suspect Caught After…Fleeing into Madison Hts. Neighborhood

Suspect Caught After Fighting with Police and Fleeing into Madison Heights Neighborhood (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 29, 2014) A Madison Heights neighborhood was blocked off by police at about 2pm Tuesday after a suspect ran away from the scene of a traffic stop. Lt. Anderson of the Madison Heights Police Department said that the man…

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will…

Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8

Ferndale Library Seeks Animal-themed Art Submissions Deadline Aug. 8 (FPL Press Release, July 29, 2014) The Ferndale Public Library, located at 222 E. 9 Mile, is seeking animal-themed art for an upcoming exhibit called Menagerie. Submissions in any variety of medium are encouraged, including photography, painting, drawing, relief prints and sculpture. The display case will…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward…

From Park to Possible Parking: Ferndale Takes Steps Toward Sale of Saratoga Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 28, 2014) The process has begun for the possible transformation of Saratoga Park to a parking lot or other industrial development. Ferndale City Council voted unanimously to decommission the park, freeing it up for potential a sale. “I…

Troy Police Stop Nonconforming Medical Marijuana Grow Operations

Troy Police Stop Nonconforming Medical Marijuana Grow Operations (Troy Police, July 28, 2014) This year Troy Police investigated three separate marijuana grow operations (grow-ops). In April, investigators received a neighborhood tip of a possible grow-op at a residence on the 1000 block of Scottsdale. Investigators followed up and discovered the residence was a marijuana grow-op…

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video)

Pontiac’s Pine Grove Museum Shares Civil War History (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) NOTE: The first video is quick and has the highlights, while the second video has good educational stories of the Underground Railroad in Michigan, in particular Oakland County…. History came to life Saturday for those who attended the Civil War…

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video)

Berkley Dems Meet 27th District State Rep Candidates (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 27, 2014) On a sunny Thursday evening four of the five Democratic candidates for the 27th District State House of Representatives Seat enjoyed a cook out with the Berkley Democratic Club. The candidates took a few minutes to give introductions and had…

Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit

Ferndale to Vote on Medical Marijuana Facility Permit (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Ferndale City Council is expected to vote Monday on a Special Land Use permit for Meridian Wellness Center, a medical marijuana clinic designed to “provide a safe location or Meridian Wellness members to meet with their state-approved patients and to…

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted…

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted to Beaumont After Crash in Oakland Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 26, 2014) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred on north bound Rochester Rd south of Whims Ln in Oakland Township. The crash occurred at about 14:16 p.m. on July 23.…

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted…

Woman Extracted from Car and Airlifted to Beaumont After Crash in Oakland Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 26, 2014) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred on north bound Rochester Rd south of Whims Ln in Oakland Township. The crash occurred at about 14:16 p.m. on July 23.…

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Two people were arrested Thursday around 2pm at the site of Enbridge pipeline construction in Oxford Township in the 1700 block of Lakeville Road. Enbridge is building a pipeline through Addison and Oxford Township, and the arrestees were part of a group protesting…

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard

Pipeline Protesters Arrested Near Leonard (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 26, 2014)   Two people were arrested Thursday around 2pm at the site of Enbridge pipeline construction in Oxford Township in the 1700 block of Lakeville Road. Enbridge is building a pipeline through Addison and Oxford Township, and the arrestees were part of a group protesting…

Affirmations Hosting Equality Ride from Detroit to Ann Arbor Aug. 23

Affirmations Hosting Equality Ride from Detroit to Ann Arbor Aug. 23 (Affirmations Press Release, July 26, 2014) Affirmations, Michigan’s community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender people (LGBT) and their allies, are biking from Detroit to Ann Arbor on Saturday, August 23, beginning at 10am, to educate and encourage others to take action in…