Pleasant Ridge

$28 Million Approved to Help Schools with COVID-19 Expenses

September 13th 2020

School districts will be able to apply for items that have not been reimbursed by the state or federal government. Funding for the initiative has been made available from the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds received by Oakland County.  

Sept. 16 – Discussion on Ferndale Schools Racism as Health Crisis Resolution

September 11th 2020

Ferndale Inclusion Network will be hosting an event to examine and discuss the recent Resolution of Racism as a Public Health Crisis passed by the Ferndale School District.

Election Analysis: Rejected Absentee Ballots, & How to Prevent Them in November

September 11th 2020

Oakland County had a slightly higher rejection rate of 1.7 percent of their total 261,890 absentee ballots.

Here’s How to Nominate a School Support Staffer for Statewide Award

September 10th 2020

Nominees must, at a minimum, demonstrate excellence in the following areas: (A) Work performance; (B) School and community involvement; (C) Leadership and commitment; (D) Local support (from co-workers, school administrators, community members, etc., who speak to the nominee’s exemplary work); (E) Enhancement of classified school employees’ image in the community and schools. 

Oakland County Offering Free Advanced Manufacturing Training

September 10th 2020

People looking for a fresh start as the economy continues to open up in our state can take advantage of these two programs, which are free to eligible participants

2020 Candidate Interview:  E. Wadsworth Sherrod for OCC Board of Trustees

September 10th 2020

Voters throughout Oakland County have the opportunity to select two Trustees for the Oakland Community College Board. 

Michigan Governor Clarifies Rules for Face Masks During Sports

September 9th 2020

Last week, the governor signed Executive Order 2020-176 reopening Michigan’s gyms and pools in those regions where they remain closed and allowing for organized sports practices and competitions to resume in those regions where they remain restricted, subject to strict protections meant to limit spread of the virus.

Injured Pelican Finds Refuge at Detroit Zoo

September 9th 2020

When she arrived at the Detroit Zoo, she was weak, malnourished and unable to walk.

OCHN Grant Helps Support Youth Mobile Crisis Team

September 8th 2020

The Youth Mobile Crisis Team helps children, teens, and young adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.

2020 Candidate Interview: Sherry Wells for State Rep. 27th District

September 6th 2020

In the race for State Representative of the 27th District, the candidates are: Democrat Regina Weiss, Republican Elizabeth Goss, Libertarian Gregory Stempfle, and Green Party candidate Sherry Wells.