Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell

Congregation Moves to Berkley, Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Prepares to Sell (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 5, 2017) Ferndale, MI – There was a time when Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church had over 2,000 members.  Hundreds of kids filled the youth program and resources flowed to support the church and its ministries. But like many churches across the…

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy

Ferndale Schools Seeks to Fill Board Vacancy (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 21, 2017) Ferndale, MI – After sending off longtime Board of Education Member Karen Twomey with a certificate and cake, Ferndale Public Schools announced Tuesday that the process is open for filling the vacancy. The following was sent by Ferndale Schools Communications Director Bill…

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11

Oakland County African American Parent Network Conference Nov. 11 Join us for our first Oakland County AAPN Collaborative Family Conference! This event is open to all families building a community around student success. Parents and students Invited! We have an exciting line up to share with you … Social Media Secrets: Presented by Rasheda Williams,…

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools

Grant Helps Ferndale Get Golf in Elementary Schools (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 28, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Students at Ferndale Elementary Schools will soon be learning to play golf as part of their physical education classes. With thanks to the First Tee organization, the program was announced in the Oct. 27 e blast from the…

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board

Karen Twomey Resigns from Ferndale School Board (Ferndale Schools, Oct. 23, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale Schools Board of Education Secretary Ms. Karen Twomey has announced she will resign from her position on the Board effective November 21st, 2017. In her letter of resignation Ms. Twomey stated: “I joined the Board in 2008 in order to…

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff

Fly High for Ferndale: Video of Fight Song Made w/Students and Staff (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Do you know the Ferndale Fight Song? If you don’t, you can learn it now thanks to a video made by Amy Butters and Helen Lambrix featuring dozens of students and administrators of Ferndale…

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission

2017 Candidate Interview: Sean Campbell for Pleasant Ridge City Commission (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI  – Sean Campbell is one of four people running for two seats on the Pleasant Ridge City Commission.  Also on the ballot are Alex Lenko, Amanda Wahl and incumbent Bret Scott. Campbell has a bachelor’s degree…

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott

2017 Candidate Interview: Pleasant Ridge Commissioner Bret Scott (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 19, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  Pleasant Ridge City Commissioner Bret Scott is running for re-election on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot. There are two seats available for four year terms. Also running are Sean Campbell, Alex Lenko and Amanda WWahl. Commissioner Scott…

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge

Beautification Awards Presented in Pleasant Ridge (Jan Treuter, photos Tom Treuter, Sept. 20, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI – The owners of four homes were honored for their beautification efforts at the Pleasant Ridge City Commission meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 12. They were selected by a committee of seven residents, facilitated by City Commissioner Jay Foreman.…

Train Crossing Construction Preparing for Quiet Zones in Ferndale

Train Crossing Construction Preparing for Quiet Zones in Ferndale (City of Ferndale, Sept. 18, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Work on Ferndale’s railroad crossings/intersections began last week as part of the City’s move toward rail traffic Quiet Zones. The railroad track intersections on both Cambourne and Woodward Heights closed Tuesday, with work on E. Nine Mile…

Huntington Woods Library Book Sale Oct. 7

Huntington Woods Library Book Sale Oct. 7 Huntington Woods, MI – Huntington Woods Library Book Sale 26415 Scotia Rd., Huntington Woods Saturday October 7, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Bargains abound at this sale, all hardcover, trade fiction and nonfiction $1 each, mass market paperbacks 50 cents each or 3/$1, children’s books 50 cents, cd’s 50 cents.…

Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center

Public Can Track Savings with New Solar Power System at Pleasant Ridge Community Center (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 31, 2017) Pleasant Ridge, MI –  They City of Pleasant Ridge is now harnessing the power of sunshine to offset electric bills for the Community Center. The new rooftop solar energy system went live Tuesday, and residents…

LWV Candidate Forum for Pleasant Ridge City Commission Sept. 26

LWV Candidate Forum for Pleasant Ridge City Commission Sept. 26 Pleasant Ridge, MI – The League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum for Pleasant Ridge City Commission candidates.  Here is the info: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7 PM Pleasant Ridge Recreation Center 4 Ridge Rd Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069 City of Pleasant Ridge:…