Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure

Affirmation’s Executive Director Announces Departure (Affirmations Press Release, Nov. 19, 2013) Antonio David Garcia, Executive Director of Affirmations, has announced his resignation, effective February 1, 2014, in order to allow time for the Center to transition to new leadership. Dave advised the Board of Directors at its monthly board meeting that: “I have been fighting…

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale

A Super Saturday in Downtown Ferndale (Ferndale DDA, Nov. 18, 2013) Downtown Ferndale will be jamming this Saturday, November 23 with its first annual Holiday Hoof Obstacle Run, One-Eyed Betty’s FestivALE  and its annual traditionally non-traditional Woodward Avenue Tree Lighting.  With three great events and 300+ businesses ready for the holidays, it will definitely be…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6

First Stop Friday at Ferndale Library Continues Dec. 6 (FPL Press Release, Nov. 18, 2013) Amy Saari and Bobby McManus to Play Friday, December 6, 7pm Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages https://www.facebook.com/events/484839361629856/ The Ferndale Public Library’s monthly rock-centric concert series, First Stop Friday,  is going…

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide

From Barnes and Noble to a Bar, Royal Oak Commission to Decide (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) UPDATE:  The developer has withdrawn their request. Please read our updated story about the property at https://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/11/20/royal-oak-barnes-and-noble-safe-for-now/. The Royal Oak City Commission is considering a liquor license transfer to the current location of Barnes and Noble, for…

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings, Several Cities in Dec.

Woodward Rapid Transit Public Meetings in Several Cities in December (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2013) The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) is hosting a series of community meetings so people can learn more about the potential for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward Avenue. Information that will be presented includes: ~Proposed Alignments: What…

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 17, 2013) FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 15, 2013  CITY OF ROCHESTER HILLS The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation with the investigation of a fatal injury crash that occurred at approximately 6:50pm this evening on Dequindre south of Avon.…

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 17, 2013) FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 15, 2013  CITY OF ROCHESTER HILLS The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation with the investigation of a fatal injury crash that occurred at approximately 6:50pm this evening on Dequindre south of Avon.…

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 17, 2013) FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 15, 2013  CITY OF ROCHESTER HILLS The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation with the investigation of a fatal injury crash that occurred at approximately 6:50pm this evening on Dequindre south of Avon.…

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills

Ferndale Woman Killed in Crash in Rochester Hills (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 17, 2013) FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 15, 2013  CITY OF ROCHESTER HILLS The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting Deputies from the Rochester Hills Substation with the investigation of a fatal injury crash that occurred at approximately 6:50pm this evening on Dequindre south of Avon.…

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political”

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2013) After successfully turning in enough petitions to get a marijuana legislation bill placed on the ballot in Ferndale, and announcing his run for State House of Representatives for the 27th District, Andrew Cissell attracted a lot of attention, including the eyes…

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political”

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2013) After successfully turning in enough petitions to get a marijuana legislation bill placed on the ballot in Ferndale, and announcing his run for State House of Representatives for the 27th District, Andrew Cissell attracted a lot of attention, including the eyes…

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political”

Cissell Case Moves Forward, Sheriff Says “Not Political” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2013) After successfully turning in enough petitions to get a marijuana legislation bill placed on the ballot in Ferndale, and announcing his run for State House of Representatives for the 27th District, Andrew Cissell attracted a lot of attention, including the eyes…

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced

New Testing Standard for Teachers Announced (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Nov. 15, 2013) Better prepared and effective teachers will be available for Michigan students with the advent of a more rigorous teacher certification exam this year. “We want the best and brightest teachers in Michigan classrooms,” said State Superintendent Mike Flanagan. “Increasing the…

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home

Bronze Middle Finger Graces Bloomfield Hills Home (Crystal Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2013) An un-neighborly statue has social media abuzz today as CBS News and others are sharing pictures of a bronze middle finger erected in the back yard of a Bloomfield Hills home.  According to reports, a grumpy ex-husband purchased the home next door to…

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor

Highland Twp. Man Shot in Face, Alcohol Apparent Factor (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 14, 2013) INCIDENT:  19:08 hrs. – Highland Township- Shooting / OCSO Forensic  Lab Assist        #13-176023 SUMMARY: Deputies along with the Highland Twp. Fire Department were dispatched via 911 to an address in the 4700 block of Hickory for a gunshot wound…