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Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15

March 13th 2014

Berkley Home Improvement Expo March 15 (Expo Press Release, March 13, 2014) Are you planning on adding or renovating, or just want ideas on how to use your existing house and yard better?  We have the providers to help you. Come to the Berkley Home Improvement Expo and: ~meet contractors who work in your area […]

View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion…

March 13th 2014

Guest View: Education Achievement Authority Expansion Moving Forward (Steve Norton, Michigan Parents for Schools, March 13, 2014)I’m reaching out to you with an urgent request. We need you to call your State Representative today. The Education Achievement Authority, the bad idea that won’t go away, is on the verge of being expanded across the state. […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22

March 12th 2014

Scavenger Hunt to Start Ferndale Reads March 22 (Ferndale Public Library Press Release, March 12, 2014)   Ferndale Reads Scavenger Hunt Saturday, March 22, 2014 1:00-3:00 PM Ferndale Public Library 222 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220 248-546-2504 Free All Ages No Registration Required Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1428886540690304/ Ferndale is a city of secrets and […]

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia

March 12th 2014

Northland Mall Death Caused by Position, Compression, Asphyxia (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) The investigation into 25-year-old McKenzie Cochran’s death continues as the medical examiner’s report has been released, listing the cause of death as “accidental position, compression, asphyxia,” according to Local 4 News. On Jan.28 the man had a verbal confrontation with mall […]

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19

March 12th 2014

Transition Ferndale: Think Spring, Think Community Mtg. March 19 (Art Myatt, March 12, 2014) Wednesday, March 19, 7:00 pm Ferndale Public Library, 222 East Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI This is Transition Ferndale’s regular “third Wednesday of the month” meeting for March. Ferndale’s Becky Hammond will talk about back yard and front yard gardens, and […]

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body…

March 12th 2014

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body Found in Pontiac (Oakland County Press Release, March 12, 2014) The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to identify the mummified remains of a woman found at a home on Savanna Drive in Pontiac. Any dentist who has ever treated Pia Farrenkopf, […]

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak

March 12th 2014

Sink Hole Slows Traffic in Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2014) A sink hole and a water main break are slowing down traffic on 11 Mile Road near Main Street in Royal Oak. The sinkhole, near Pleasant Street, takes up the entire eastbound lane. Traffic has been diverted to the westbound lane and […]

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis

March 11th 2014

Downtown Ferndale Shares Market Analysis (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) A market analysis for Downtown Ferndale revealed at Monday’s City Council meeting gives a view of what is happening and what could be happening in terms of business development.  The presentation fell on the same night that City Council considered which developer to select […]

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development

March 11th 2014

Ferndale Council Picks 3-60 Group for Parking and Tech Development (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 11, 2014) After considering two development options, Ferndale City Council has decided to move forward with the more ambitious one. 3-60 Ferndale has been granted exclusive negotiating rights to the city-owned parking lots on W. Troy and Withington, where they hope […]