Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards

Oakland County Wins 11 National Association of Counties Awards (Oakland County Press Release, June 16, 2014)   Oakland County has garnered at least 11 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards for innovative programs that help improve access to healthy food for low-income residents, train nursing students how to teach parents about preventing infant deaths,…

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule

Relay For Life Ferndale Live Events Schedule (press release, June 14, 2014) Relay for Life starts at 10am on June 14th at Ferndale High School. Here is a list of live performances. More information can be found at http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY14LS?pg=entry&fr_id=59453.   Ferndale Middle School Choir 10am Silent Auction 10:30am-1pm The Fine Line 11:30am and 11pm Zumba…

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Rep. June 18

Candidate Forum for 27th District State House Representative June 18 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting a candidate forum on June 18 at Ferndale City Hall for candidates running for the 27th District House of Representatives position. The forum begins at 7pm. The 27th District includes…

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution

Reckless Ride Ends with Crash into Pole, Passenger Dead from Electrocution (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, June 13, 2014) INCIDENT: June 10, 21:15 hrs. – City of Pontiac-Fatal Crash Investigation #14-087843 SUMMARY: A Deputy on patrol in the area of Baldwin and Montcalm in the City of Pontiac observed a 1996 Chevrolet Camaro make an improper…

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19

The Testing Series Author Coming to Southfield Library June 19 (Book Beat Press Release, June 13, 2014) Book Beat and the Southfield Public Library are proud to host YA author Joelle Charbonneau at the Southfield Public Library (26300 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI 48076) on Thursday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30pm to promote the conclusion of her…

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes

Royal Oak Armed Robbery Suspects Tied to Murder, Other Crimes (Royal Oak Police Report, June 13, 2014) Update: On March 4, 2014 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a “takeover” type robbery occurred at Wilson’s Market, 901 E. 11 Mile. Subsequent investigation by members of ROPD Criminal Investigation Division determined that the Wilson’s robbery was related to…

Candidate Forums, June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts

Candidate Forums on June 17 – State Reps for 43rd and 45th Districts (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 13, 2014) The League of Women Voters Oakland Area is hosting two candidate forums on June 17th. For the 43rd District State House of Representatives position, the forum will be held at Clarkston Schools Administrative Building, 6389 Clarkston…

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two, Decision June 19

Ferndale Superintendent Search Down to Two (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014) The interview process continues to see who will be the next Superintendent of Ferndale Public Schools. Six candidates were interviewed, and two have moved on to tours of the district and further interviews. The School Board selected Jennifer Martin-Green, Executive Director of Innovation…

Ferndale’s Grass Roots Garage Sale is Growing – June 21

Ferndale’s Grass Roots Garage Sale is Growing – June 21 (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 12, 2014) Ferndale does not have an official City-Wide Garage Sale day, so Carey Gustafson and friends decided to create their own. Here’s the announcement: “Ferndale Garage Sale” is Saturday, June 21st! It’s a grass-roots, spread the word, “unofficial” city-wide garage…