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Local Comedian Seeks Las Vegas Dream, Your vote could help

November 25th 2011

Thompson recently retired from being Executive Director of Affirmations Community Center and is now working hard on her comedy career. She is taking part in a national contest to win a dream gig in Las Vegas. Visit www.improvcc.com to watch Leslie Thompson’s video. Vote if you would like to help her win. You can vote every day.

What Do You Think of My Children’s Birth Mothers?

November 25th 2011

I have come to realize that I love my children so much that I would make an adoption plan for them if I felt it was best for them. That is how much I believe in adoption.

Now, maybe it is hard for me to imagine how bad my circumstances would have to get for me to be driven to such a decision. But, thinking about what those extreme circumstances might help me to understand a little bit better just what factors go into such a decision for the women and families who do make the decision.

Multi-City Bike Route Mapping Meeting Dec. 7

November 25th 2011

The Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board is inviting cyclists from Royal Oak, Birmingham, Berkley, Huntington Woods, Ferndale, and Pleasant Ridge to tell them what routes they use…The meeting takes place Dec. 7

Dutch Pink at The Berkley Front on Friday, Nov. 25

November 23rd 2011

To listen to Dutch Pink songs like Good Work, Corn Palace Heirs, and Miss Bettie Page, check them out on Myspace. They can also be heard on You Tube, or their website www.dutchpink.net. They’ll be playing another show at The Berkley Front on Friday, Nov. 25. The opening band for the show is Cosmic Light Shapes, a group that comes from Hamtramck.

School Board Sends Bond Application to Treasury

November 22nd 2011

The Bond Application, which can be downloaded in its entirety here, goes through each building and its specific needs. It includes proposed bond language as well as terms of the bond they are seeking.

Pooch Found in Pleasant Ridge

November 21st 2011

Pleasant Ridge Police found this little dog near Woodward Heights Sunday night. If it is yours or you know who it belongs to, please contact the Pleasant Ridge Police at 248-541-2900.

Traffic Study at Troy and Allen

November 21st 2011

The DDA is expected to return to council on Nov. 28 with the results of their experiment and other information collected from the TIA study.

Ferndale Schools Stand up to Bullying

November 20th 2011

“We’re all different, but I believe we all deserve respect. …This will show victims of bullying I have their back if they need help and send a message to their bullies that I will not encourage or accept their behavior with my silence.

Lessons in Leaf Pick Up, What You Need to Know

November 20th 2011

Though the service is a nice convenience for residents, it does come with some responsibility.

Help Goodfellows with their Christmas Mission, No Child Goes Without

November 19th 2011

Donations to Goodfellows go directly to help Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge families in need, and the organization relies on the charity and generosity of those in the community who can space a little to help their neighbors.